Sharif govt has given good signals: India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, June 21: India today said the Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan has given 'good signals" in normalizing bilateral ties but cautioned against expecting "magic overnight". "With the new government (in Pakistan), good signals have been given by them. But I don't think we should More

'Pak money in Swiss banks higher than India's'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Zurich/New Delhi, June 21: When it comes to money in Swiss banks, Pakistan has a slight edge over India with total funds amounting to 1,441 million Swiss francs (about Rs 9,200 crore) held there by Pakistani individuals and entities. However, this was the lowest level for such funds ever since More

FLOOD FURY IN Uttarakhand: Toll 550
Dehradun, June 21: The death toll in flash floods and landslides in Uttarakhand crossed 550 as rescuers intensified efforts today to evacuate 50,000 people still stranded in different inaccessible parts of the hill state. Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna, who gave the updated death toll, said tonight More

More disasters in store if steps not taken: S L Bahuguna

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, June 21: Citing human interference in nature as being responsible for the nature's fury in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, noted environmentalist Sunder Lal Bahuguna today warned of more such disasters if people did not wake up now."I have been emphasizing for years to stop this reckless More

  • Kashmir

Crackdown in Lal Chowk, frisking at several other places

People Complain Of Inconvenience; Police Terms It Routine Security Drill

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, June 21: Police Friday carried out a cordon and search operation in the city's commercial hub Lal Chowk and its adjoining areas following intelligence inputs that militants might try to sneak More



  • Srinagar City

Fragile power network risks another Dar Mohalla

Why PDD prefers investment in re-metering over public safety, ask residents

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, June 21: With the ruling coalition government preferring “controversial” investment worth millions in fresh metering of the already metered areas in Srinagar, the fragile power transmission network More




  • Jammu

Army reviews Amarnath Yatra security arrangements

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, June 21: Amid intelligence inputs of militant threat to Amarnath yatra, the Army today reviewed security measures for the smooth conduct of the annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 mt high cave shrine More



  • South Asia

15 killed in Peshawar suicide blast

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Peshawar, June 21: At least 15 people were killed and over 30 injured today when a suicide bomber blew himself up amidst scores of worshippers attending Friday prayers at a Shia madrassa on the outskirts More



  • World

Kerry visiting India for strategic dialogue

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, June 21: US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation of his cabinet colleagues and top military commanders, today left for India as part of his 10-day seven nation Asia More



  • Gk Features

Her mental health

‘STRESS DUE TO OVERWORK CAN LEAD TO MENTAL DISORDERS’

CONCERN

INSHA LATIEF

FOR the past four months, Tehmina Akhtar (name changed), 28, a resident of district Baramulla, is undergoing treatment at Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in Rainawari, the lone psychiatric More



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