'STOP VICTIMISATION OF MUSLIM YOUTHS'
New Delhi, Nov 4: Several activists and political leaders, including CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat and RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Sunday demanded that "the harassment and victimisation of innocent Muslims youths" by security agencies in the name of fighting terror be stopped. In a convention More

Irom Sharmila completes 12 yrs of fasting

Wants withdrawal of AFSPA

AGENCIES

Imphal, Nov 4: A woman has been on hunger strike for the last 12—repeat 12—years in an effort to  have the Government of India withdraw the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) from Manipur and other parts of India. On the world's longest hunger strike, she has completed twelve years More

HP registers polling of around 73%

INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE

Shimla, Nov 4: Himachal Pradesh on Sunday registered a record high polling of around 73 percent by 5 p.m., higher than the 2007 polling percentage of 71.61 percent, in elections for 68 assembly constituencies, Election Commission officials said.  Himachal Pradesh recorded over 60% voter turnout More

22 killed as rains batter Andhra
Hyderabad, Nov 4: Torrential rains continued to batter coastal Andhra Pradesh Sunday, claiming 22 lives, inundating hundreds of villages, paralysing road and rail traffic and damaging crops. The rains triggered by northeast monsoon and Cyclone Nilam, which crossed the coast near Chennai Wednesday More

US education fair begins in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 4: The USIEF-IIE University Fair kicked off here Saturday with the participation of 46 American institutions. It is touted as the biggest education fair ever held in India. These universities offer courses in various disciplines at graduate and undergraduate levels including, engineering More

Kasab suffering from dengue-like fever
Mumbai, Nov 4: Ajmal Kasab, the sole surviving Pakistani involved in 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai, has been suffering from high fever - earlier suspected to be dengue - for the last four days, a prison official said. A team of doctors from Mumbai's J.J. Hospital is treating him in the Arthur More

  • Kashmir

Kashmir college students under CCTV scanner

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU!

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 4: Colleges across Kashmir have started to install closed circuit television cameras to “keep a track on student activities in the campuses”—an initiative that has drawn flak from students More



  • Srinagar City

PDD succumbs to influence of Babus and Netaas

No action taken against Friends Colony power theft accused

Follow up

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 4: Power Development Department has seemingly succumbed to influence of high profile people who were allegedly caught stealing power at their posh Friends Enclave villas last week, as till More




  • Jammu

Legal impediments delay SRDC constitution

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 4: Legal impediments and bureaucratic hassles are delaying the constitution of much-awaited State Road Development Corporation in Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources told Greater Kashmir More



  • South Asia

Voices for empowering PAK-Gilgit-Baltistan admn go shriller

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Nov 4: Speakers at a seminar here stressed on the need for giving a true democratic system to the people of Northern Areas by providing all powers to their elected representatives and officials More



  • World

OBAMA, ROMNEY IN FINAL PUSH: OBAMA HAS EDGE

Washington, Nov 4: As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney go on a final campaign sprint, new polls in two smaller battleground states show a close race in one and a five point advantage for the president in another More



  • Health

Less is better,when it comes to salt

Washington, Nov 4: A simple measure that could go a long way in enhancing public health -- limit salt intake to less than 1,500 mg or about three-fourths of a teaspoon each day -- is the subject of an More



  • Tangmarg

PHE supplies contaminated drinking water to Tangmarg

PUTS VILLAGERS HEALTH AT RISK,GOVT IN HIBERNATION

Tangmarg: Unabated supply of contaminated drinking water by the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department is taking a heavy toll on the health of inhabitants of many villages here. Experts state More



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