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JKPM demands permanent NTA exam centres in Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir People’s Movement has invoked various central and state government authorities, demanding “urgent relocation” of NET examination centres to the preferred centres of aspirants. JKPM General Secretary Shehla Rashid has written to various authorities, including Prime Minister’s Office, National Testing Agency, Governor’s Office, etc. on behalf of hundreds of aspirants who are demanding

Mamata rubbishes MHA advisory, opponent parties second it

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday rubbished the claims of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) about “poor” law and order in the state, saying the Center should send such advisories to states like Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat where “several murders have been reported in the last couple of years”. The MHA sought separate

TN CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and sought his support for various state-specific projects. Palaniswami, during the brief interaction, also presented him a memorandum on various development projects. Later, the chief minister took part in the fifth governing council meeting of NITI Aayog here.”The

Doctors at many hospitals in Delhi protest on Saturday over WB violence

Patients in the national capital faced hardships for the second consecutive day as protest by doctors, in solidarity with their striking colleagues in Kolkata, spread to several government hospitals on Saturday. Doctors at the Centre-run Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospital, and RML Hospital, and Delhi government’s healthcare facilities such as GTB Hospital, Dr Baba

Education minister bans sale of uniforms, books in private schools

DP correspondent Chandigarh Taking strict note of the reports of economic exploitation of parents by the managements of certain private schools, Vijay Inder Singla Education Minister Punjab has issued directions that all the private schools affiliated to CBSE/ICSE and Punjab School Education Board across the State shall not direct or compel parents to buy school

Eyeball-to-Eyeball: India, Pak to battle it out with bat and ball

A cricketing rivalry that transcends beyond the realms of 22 yards will be reignited when India and Pakistan square off in a World Cup encounter that could have fascinating sub-plots with rain gods threatening an anti-climactic twist. The escalating cross-border tensions between the two neighboring nations add to the intrigue with KL Rahul’s technique being

Punjab’s fresh river waters tribunal, special package for border areas

DP Bureau Chandigarh Expressing concern over the water crisis in Punjab, Punjab Chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought the Prime Minister’s support for the up gradation of his state’s water distribution infrastructure, while calling for a fresh river waters tribunal to address the disputes among neighboring states in view of their dwindling water

Youth Akali Dal protests against Govt for failure in rescuing Fatehveer

Ludhiana The Youth Akali Dal (YAD) led by district president Gurdeep Singh Gosha protested against the Punjab Government and Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh for failure in rescue operation to save two year old child Fatehveer Singh in Sangrur. Govt has failed in rescuing Fatehveer who was fighting a tough fight.    The large number

Doughnut festival concluded at The Chocolate Box and Lounge

Ludhiana The week long Doughnut festival that started on June 6th at The Chocolate Box and Lounge, MBD Neopolis mall concluded on Tuesday. The idea of having a snack and dessert at the same time clicked with the people of Ludhiana and there was great curiosity and excitement among people to know more about the

Home Minister Amit Shah reviews preparedness for cyclone Vayu

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reviewed the preparedness of state and Central ministries and agencies to deal with the situation arising out of cyclone ‘Vayu’ which is likely to hit Gujarat on Thursday. After reviewing the situation at a high level meeting, Shah directed senior officers to take every possible measure to ensure

Wreckage of An-32 aircraft spotted in Arunachal

The Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Tuesday that it had spotted the wreckage of the AN-32 aircraft which went missing with 13 people on board in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3. “The wreckage of the missing An-32 transporter aircraft has been spotted at Lipo, northeast of Tato, at an approximate elevation of 12,000 feet

Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer spread: Study

An unhealthy, inflamed gut can drive breast cancer to become much more invasive and promote the spread of the disease to other parts of the body. According to the researchers from the University of Virginia in the US, following a healthy diet and lifestyle can help reduce severity of breast cancer. The study found that

Yuvraj Singh deserved a better send off: Rohit Sharma

Indian opener Rohit Sharma feels Yuvraj Singh, who has announced his retirement from international cricket, deserved a better farewell.Taking to social media after Yuvraj announced his retirement, Rohit said: “You don’t know what you got till it’s gone. Love you brother man. You deserved a better send off.” On Monday, the stylish southpaw announced his

GDP overestimated, growth during 2012-17 at 4.5%: ex-CEA

The growth numbers have come back to haunt the government with former Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian also questioning the change in GDP calculation methods and numbers effected last year. In his recent research paper published by Harvard University, the former CEA has said there is a possibility of substantial overestimation in the growth

Kim Jong-nam was a CIA operative

Kim Jong-nam, the slain half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was an informant for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) who met on several occasions with agency operatives, Efe news quoted an informed source as saying here.”There was a nexus” between the US spy agency and Kim Jong-nam, the source said on Monday. Kim

Ranveer Singh pays tribute to fan who died

Actor Ranveer Singh has paid tribute to a young fan here who passed away suddenly. Ranveer on Monday shared a photograph collage of him along with his fan on Instagram stories and wrote: “RIP lil homie”. According to Mumbai-based photographer Viral Bhayani, the fan’s name was Jatin Dulera and he was a teenager.In an Instagram

‘Toy Story 4’ as profound as previous ones: Tom Hanks

Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks says the upcoming film “Toy Story 4″ is as profound as the other installments of the popular franchise.”The ‘Toy Story’ films accomplish what timeless classics aim for,” Hanks said in a statement. “They are full of innocent characters who face an endless trail of adventures. We all know the likes

NASA twin satellites to study signal disruption from space

NASA is preparing to launch twin satellites this month that focus on how radio signals that pass through the Earth’s upper atmosphere can be distorted by structured bubbles in this region called the ionosphere. The twin E-TBEx CubeSats — short for Enhanced Tandem Beacon Experiment – will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from

Will return to India if SC ensures my safety: Naik

NRI tele-evangelist Zakir Naik on Tuesday expressed his willingness to return to India if the Supreme Court gave him in writing that he will not be arrested and jailed till he is actually convicted. In a statement, the Islamic preacher – who is on the run – said that while he has trust in the

Rains likely in Delhi, heatwave to end

Heatwave conditions prevailing in the national capital from the past few days are set to end on Tuesday following a strong predictions of rains in the evening, bringing much-needed respite from the scorching heat, the weather office said here. According to the India Meteorological Department, light rains are expected in the evening owing to a




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