President awards Census Medals

Farooq Faktoo among recipients

New Delhi Jan 11: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday presented the Census Medals for extraordinary performance at the Census 2011 here. Among those who received medals include Commissioner-Secretary, Education, Farooq Ahmad Faktoo for his role as Director, Census Operations during 2010-11 census More

VIP security in Delhi to be trimmed: Shinde


New Delhi, Jan 11: VIP security in Delhi will be trimmed very soon following a directive from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has said. "The Prime Minister and (the Congress President) Soniaji told me about trimming VIP security 2-3 days ago and I have asked More

No safety in Capital: SC


New Delhi, Jan 11: Observing there is no safety in the Capital, the Supreme Court today said it must be "restored" so that women can live with honour and dignity since incidents like the Delhi gangrape are being "repeated". "There is no safety in the city and it has to come back," a bench of More

'BRICS nations to collaborate in fighting diseases'


New Delhi, Jan 11: BRICS, a grouping of five key nations, today resolved to fight together various forms of diseases, including AIDS and TB, and decided to collaborate to promote access to cost-effective cures for people. At the end of the two-day meeting of Health Ministers of member states More

  • Kashmir

JKLF Jail Bharo programme

30 Court Arrest At Khanqah-e-Moula


Srinagar, Jan 11: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday launched the fourth phase of its Jail Bharo programme with about 30 people courting arrest at Khanqah-e- Moula in old city here.   More

  • Srinagar City

Deputy CM inaugurates Habitat Centre at Bemina

Hails SDA’s contribution to revitalize City’s development’

Srinagar, Jan 11: Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand inaugurated the Srinagar Development Authority’s prestigious Habitat Centre at Bemina today.  On the occasion, the Deputy CM appreciated the SDA More

  • Jammu

Mufti for deescalating tension along LoC

Taj’s PRO Joins PDP

Jammu, Jan 11: Stressing the need of maintaining spirit of ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC), PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed today emphasized that political leadership of India and Pakistan must More

  • South Asia

122 killed in Pak blasts


Islamabad, Jan 11: The death toll in a string of devastating terrorist attacks in two restive Pakistani provinces today rose to 122 as authorities made special arrangements to airlift critically injured More

  • GK Features

‘Tell us,where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance,Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery



“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,  who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired More

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