Chautalas get 10 yrs in jail for graft

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 22: In a judgement that could have electoral ramifications in Haryana, former Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay Chautala were today sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for corruption amidst scenes of violence by his supporters in a Delhi court complex. Special More

‘India likely to become water-stressed’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Bangalore, Jan 22: India is likely to become water-stressed, a veteran space scientist warned, emphasising the need to step up research in key areas of preservation, optimisation and regeneration of the natural resource. Planning Commission Member K Kasturirangan, who is also former Chairman More

All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat condemns arrest of Asaduddin Owaisi

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Jan 22: President of All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM) Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan said today that the revival of an old case and arrest of the Majlis Ittehadul Muslimin leader and Member of Parliament Asaduddin Owaisi is a clear case of vendetta politics resorted to by the Congress More

Rajnath Singh likely to be next BJP president
New Delhi, Jan 22: Rajnath Singh has been picked as the new president of the main opposition party the BJP which will continue the tradition of electing its leader unopposed. Till this evening, current president Nitin Gadkari appeared unwilling to relinquish his claim an unprecedented second More

Mumbai auto driver's daughter tops all-India CA exam

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Jan 22: The poky confines of her 300 sq ft chawl could not deter Prema Jayakumar from dreaming big and now this autorickshaw driver's daughter is set to live her dream, having topped the all India Chartered Accountancy (CA) examination. Prema, 24, is ecstatic to have secured the first More

  • Kashmir

  • Srinagar City

Drainage system defunct at Mandir Bagh Baghat

Inhabitants suffer, seek DC’s intervention

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 22: Residents of Mandir Bagh at Baghat-e-Barzulla here are up in arms against the authorities for failing to overcome drainage problem in the area. A delegation from the area said in More




  • Jammu

Law Department awaits suggestions, recommendations on amending laws

SEXUAL OFFENCES

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 22: The State Law Department is yet to receive suggestions from experts and members of civil society on making necessary amendments in laws related to offences against women.   Sources More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Understanding value based education

Let’s encourage students to question the conventional wisdom and discover the meaning of personal and civic values

QUALITY EDUCATION

PUPINDER SINGH BALI

Everyone here in Kashmir would agree that our schools should nurture good values and attitudes in students. This general concern has influenced the school curriculum. The student, as a result, often receives More



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