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Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh may see temperature rise of 7 degrees by 2100: Study

Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh may see temperature rise of 7 degrees by 2100: Study

Srinagar: Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh may witness a temperature increase of up to 6.9 degrees Celsius by the end of the century due to climate change, according to a study which warns that the glaciers in this Himalayan region could shrink by 85 per cent if the projections come true. The study, published in the […]

As Rafales arrive, Rajnath sends veiled warning to China

As Rafales arrive, Rajnath sends veiled warning to China

  New Delhi: The arrival of five Rafale jets will make the IAF much stronger to deter any security challenge facing India and those seeking to threaten the country’s territorial integrity should be worried about its new capability, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday, in a veiled warning to China. Taking to Twitter, Singh […]

Unlock 3 guidelines: No schools, metro, cinema till Aug 31; Gyms allowed

Unlock 3 guidelines: No schools, metro, cinema till Aug 31; Gyms allowed

Restrictions on movement of individuals during night (night curfew) have been removed, according to the ministr The nationwide Unlock 3 guidelines were on Wednesday issued by the government, opening up more activities outside the containment zones, but schools, colleges, metro rail service, cinema halls along with bars will continue to remain shut till August 31 […]

Sharp decline in stone pelting incidents in JK since Aug 5, 2019: officials

Sharp decline in stone pelting incidents in JK since Aug 5, 2019: officials

Srinagar: Incidents of stone pelting have come down sharply in Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of the special status of the erstwhile state, officials said on Wednesday. Comparing the figures of stone pelting incidents during the first six months of 2020 with previous years, they said the number has fallen down considerably from 944 in […]

Phase II trial finds Chinese COVID-19 vaccine is safe, induces immune response

Phase II trial finds Chinese COVID-19 vaccine is safe, induces immune response

Beijing: A phase II clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, conducted in China, has found that it is safe and induces an immune response, a study published in The Lancet says. Scientists, including those from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said the trial sought to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of […]

Maharashtra’s First Woman Election Commissioner Neela Satyanarayan Dies Of Coronavirus

Maharashtra’s First Woman Election Commissioner Neela Satyanarayan Dies Of Coronavirus

  Former Maharashtra State Election Commissioner Neela Satyanarayan died of COVID-19 at a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday morning, hospital authorities said. She was 72. The 1972-batch IAS officer was the state’s first woman election commissioner. She died at Seven Hills Hospital in suburban Andheri around 4 am, the medical facility’s dean Dr Balkrishna Adsul […]

Absconding newspaper owner, accused of rape, held in Kashmir

Absconding newspaper owner, accused of rape, held in Kashmir

Bhopal: Bhopal-based newspaper owner Pyare Miyan (68) who was on the run after five girls and a woman accused him of rape was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the city police said here. Earlier in the day, the police claimed to have seized porn CDs, high-end cars, liquor bottles and bones of wild […]

No Plans To Speak To Chinese President Xi Jinping: Donald Trump

No Plans To Speak To Chinese President Xi Jinping: Donald Trump

  US President Donald Trump has indicated that he has no plan to speak with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, amid a war of words between the two countries on a range of issues and tit-for-tat sanctions on lawmakers and senior officials. “No, I haven’t spoken to him,” Trump said in response to a reporter’s […]

91.46 per cent students pass as CBSE declares class 10 results

91.46 per cent students pass as CBSE declares class 10 results

  Girls outshone boys yet again in the class 10 exam, results of which were announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday, recording a pass percentage of 91.46. There has been a marginal increase of 0.36 per cent in the pass percentage as against last year. The board did not announce […]

India losing power and respect everywhere, government has no idea what to do: Rahul

India losing power and respect everywhere, government has no idea what to do: Rahul

New Delhi:Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched a fierce attack on the government’s foreign policy, saying the country is losing power and respect everywhere and the current dispensation does not know what to do. “India’s global strategy is in tatters. We are losing power and respect everywhere and the Government of India (GOI) has […]

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A year without 4G internet services

A year has elapsed since the government banned the 4G mobile internet services in the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The year without 4G mobile internet services has left no one untouched and hasmultiplied the miseries of people in general, particularly students, businessmen and others who continue to strive even after a […]