President of India likely to promulgate ordinance for reservation to Jammu border residents

President of India likely to promulgate ordinance for reservation to Jammu border residents

In a first during direct central rule of Jammu and Kashmir, the President of India is likely to promulgate an ordinance to amend an existing law of the state about reservation, officials said.

Jammu attacks leave Kashmiris worried for their kin living outside

Jammu attacks leave Kashmiris worried for their kin living outside

A day after the Lethpora militant attack left over 40 CRPF men dead, and triggered clashes and attacks on Kashmiris in Jammu on Friday, tens of hundreds of Kashmiri families apprehend that the fringe elements might exploit the situation to target their kin living outside.

Gurez people complain hardships due to road closure, irregular chopper service

Gurez people complain hardships due to road closure, irregular chopper service

The residents of remote Gurez Valley in north Kashmir's Bandipora district are facing immense hardships due to closure of Bandipora-Gurez road and irregular chopper service.

Ladakh to have headquarters both at Leh and Kargil

Succumbing to the public pressure, the Governor’s administration Friday announced that the newly carved out Ladakh division will have headquarters both at Leh and Kargil.

‘Authorities sit on proposal to convert idle government land into public park’

Inhabitants of Sheikpora in district Budgam have accused the authorities of sitting on a proposal for converting idle government land in the area into a public park.

Highway reopens, weather improves

The Srinagar-Jammu highway was reopened for traffic on Friday.

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Instagram to fix bug altering follower counts by Friday

Instagram to fix bug altering follower counts by Friday

A bug on Instagram that has been altering follower counts of users would be taken care of latest by Friday, Instagram announced in a tweet on Thursday.

New NASA telescope to explore origins of universe

New NASA telescope to explore origins of universe

NASA will launch a new space telescope in 2023 that could provide a glimpse of the first moments in the history of the universe, and explore how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy's planetary systems, the US space agency said Thursday.

Apple adds two-factor authentication requirement for developer accounts

Apple adds two-factor authentication requirement for developer accounts

In a bid to secure developer accounts from hackers, Apple has added the requirement of a two-factor authentication (2FA) protocol for all app makers that would protect their Apple IDs.

LinkedIn rolling out beta version of 'Live' feature in US

Microsoft-owned professional networking platform LinkedIn is launching a live video feature on its app to enable users to broadcast real-time videos.

Russia to direct Facebook, Twitter to localise users' database

Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor has said that it will punish Twitter and Facebook if they decline to move the database of Russian users to Russia.

Australia watchdog tips tough rules to curb power of Google, Facebook

The head of Australia's competition watchdog warned Monday that tough new regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook was needed to protect the future of independent journalism.

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