Lowering of juvenile age needs more consultations: Govt

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 4: Rejecting criticism that the anti-rape ordinance was an eyewash, government today expressed the hope that it will have a deterrent effect on potential criminals and said issues like reducing the age of juvenile, marital rape and amending AFSPA would be considered later.  More

Akbaruddin Owaisi booked in one more 'hate speech' case

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Hyderabad, Feb 4: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, accused of sedition for his 'hate speech', was today booked in a similar case, police said. Based on a complaint filed by city corporator Raja Singh, a local court had last month directed the Mangalhat police to investigate More

India planning to raise strike corps in eastern sector

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 4: India is planning to raise a strike corps in the Eastern sector along the Chinese border to beef up its capabilities and prevent any 1962 like situation when the country faced a defeat in the war. The proposal to raise the corps in Panagarah in West Bengal is awaiting clearance More

  • Kashmir

Ban on gutka: High Court pulls up Govt, calls response ‘unjustified’

Directs State To Take Necessary Steps To Impose Ban On Chewing Tobacco Items Containing Nicotine

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Feb 4: Evaluating the response of the state government to the Public Interest Litigation seeking ban on manufacture, sale, storage and distribution of gutka, panmasala and  other forms of More



  • Srinagar City

PDP castigates Govt over Eidgah ground vandalization

‘It reflects lack of vision of NC led regime’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 4: The main opposition party Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday castigated the State Government over the vandalization of Eidgah ground saying it reflects lack of vision for development More




  • Jammu

Police solve 12 year old case

4 PERSONS, INCLUDING 3 HIZB MILITANTS, HELD FOR KILLING 7 YOUTH

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Feb 4: Police on Monday said it achieved a major breakthrough by arresting four persons including three former Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants involved in the killings of seven youth including More



  • South Asia

‘Kashmir resolution key to regional peace’

JI launches e-mail campaign to seek UN’s attention towards K-issue

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Feb 4: Terming India’s stance on Kashmir issue as “unjustified”, the Secretary General of Jammat-e-Islami Pakistan Liaqat Balooch Monday said that Kashmiris’ struggle for right to self-determination More



  • World

Brahmaputra dams not to affect water flows to India: China

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Feb 4: Maintaining that its move to build three more dams on Brahmaputra river in Tibet will not affect the flows to down stream areas, China today said it is in "communication and cooperation More



  • PaK

Protest in Muzaffarabad against Federal Minister

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, Feb 4: Dozens of civil society activists staged a protest demonstration along a bustling thoroughfare here on Monday, calling upon the Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan to take stock More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Training journalists of the future

Ill-equipped departments, obsolete syllabus and inexperienced faculty worries journalism students

TEACHING JOURNALISM

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Um Roommana Sulaiman, 23, wants to become a successful television broadcaster like Mishal Husain of the BBC. A 4th semester student of journalism at the Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora More



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