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Jalalabad remains centre of protests

Ferozepur: There was a time when Lambi Assembly constituency as well as the Patiala Assembly constituency were known as the high profile Assembly constituencies of the Punjab state. The reason was that these constituencies had been represented by the two chief ministers of Punjab. Whosoever wanted to highlight his problems, they used to choose these

India remains a key partner: US

Washington: US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby has reiterated that India remains and will remain Washington’s key partner and strong bilateral relations will also continue. While responding to a question on Friday regarding India-US relations under Washington’s new President-elect Donald Trump who will take office on January 20, 2017, Kirby said: “What happens after

Kashmir Valley remains peaceful

Srinagar: Summer capital Srinagar witnessedsignificant improvement in public transport today even as normal life elsewhere in the Valley remained affected due to the strike called by separatists. Many people have started defying the separatist-sponsored strike over the past week, as they are slowly picking up the threads of their lives affected by the nearly four-month-long

Kashmir remains shut for 103rd consecutive day

Srinagar: Separatists called protest shutdown paralysed life for 103rd consecutive day in Kashmir Valley, however, authorities on Wednesday did not impose any curfew or restrictions anywhere. “No curfew or restrictions have been imposed anywhere today (Wednesday),” a senior police official said here.”Adequate deployment of security forces have been made to maintain law and order across

Fire Dept remains ill-equipped to handle emergency situations

Panchkula: The Panchkula fire department continues to remain ill-equipped to handle emergency situations, years after the proposal for upgrading the Panchkula fire service raised by the authorities which has not been undertaken yet. With rapid development, Panchkula has witnessed rise of many high storey buildings but the fire department has been left behind due to

Normal life remains disrupted in Kashmir

Srinagar: Normal life remained affected inKashmir for the 88th consecutive day today due to the separatist-sponsored strike, but the signs of fatigue from the nearly three month long unrest were visible as more people are resuming their day-to-day activities. Many street vendors and hand cart vendors have set up their stalls along the TRC Chowk-Batamaloo

Kashmir remains shut for the 80th consecutive day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut on Monday for the 80th consecutive day, although markets in Srinagar had opened and were booming with customers.Markets in Lal Chowk and many other areas opened on Sunday evening and remained in business till late in the night. Customers had thronged these markets and several areas had witnessed traffic snarls that

Kashmir remains paralysed for 69th consecutive day

Srinagar: Heavy deployments of security forces were made by authorities on Thursday in Srinagar and other places of the Kashmir Valley where life remained paralysed for the 69th consecutive day.A senior police official said: “Heavy deployments of police and paramilitary forces have been made in Srinagar and other district headquarters of the valley to maintain

Kashmir remains shut for 66th day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut for the 66th day with authorities deploying security personnel in Srinagar and other places in the Valley to maintain law and order on Monday. A senior police official told IANS, “Restrictions have been imposed in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama districts.” The Valley will remain shut despite Eid celebrations on Tuesday,

Kashmir remains shut for 64th day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut gor the 64th consecutive day on saturday with authorities deploying security personnel in Srinagar and other places in the Valley to maintain law and order. Clashes, however, broke in old city areas of Srinagar when an alleged state government driver was beaten to death by the security forces. Police spokesman has

IISc Bangalore remains India’s top university, global ranking drops

London: Even as the Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore remains the country’s top university, its global ranking has dropped two notches to 152 in the latest QS World University Rankings 2016-17 released on Tuesday. Founded in 1909 as a result of the joint efforts of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the Government of India and the Maharaja

Kashmir Valley remains shut for 58th day

Srinagar: Authorities made heavy security deployment in Srinagar and other places of the Kashmir Valley Monday to maintain law and order. “Deployments were made in sufficient strength to maintain law and order in the Valley. There will be no curfew anywhere today (Monday),” a senior police official said. Over 200 civilians and security personnel were

Panchkula Sector 25 remains bereft of civic amenities

Panchkula: Residents of Sector 25 have been facing a plethora of problems since its inception. Deplorable conditions of roads, open manholes, stinking garbage dumps and absence of basic facilities for human habitation constantly leave the residents in the lurch. According to the residents, the potholed roads continue to endanger the lives of commuters on the uneven

Guru Gobind Singh Transportation refinery remains affected

Bathinda: The transportation work of products from Guru Gobind Singh Refinery near Rama Mandi remained affected on Saturday. Few transporters came forward to ferry products in open body trucks. It is worth mentioning that a clash ensued between transporters outside the refinery on Thursday night in which truck union supporters allegedly damaged some trucks Meanwhile,

Making P’kula slum-free remains a dream

Panchkula: Making Panchkula a slum free city, was one of the initiative taken up by the authorities but somehow it has been linking to a downward direction as after the removal of some slums in the city, the same has again been prevailing all around on the government land and the authorities are still not taking

Remains of Srinagar youth exhumed for autopsy

Srinagar: Over a month after a youth was allegedly killed by a police officer in Srinagar his mortal remains were exhumed on Thursday on the orders of the Supreme Court. A team of doctors conducted a post mortem of Shabir Ahmad Mir whose body was exhumed in the presence of family members and a magistrate.

Curfew remains in force in some areas of Valley

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in Srinagar district, Anantnag town and Magam area of Budgam district as a precautionary measure even as normal life was paralysed for the 40th consecutive day today in Kashmir where 63 persons have been killed in the ongoing unrest. “Curfew has been imposed in Magam area of Budgam district where

Curfew remains in force, death toll climbs to 56

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in entireSrinagar district and Anantnag town today to thwart the separatists’ plan to stage a two-day sit-in in the city centre even as the death toll in the ongoing unrest climbed to 56 in the Valley with the death of a youth injured in firing. “Curfew has been imposed in entire

Curfew remains in force in some parts of Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Barring parts of Srinagar city,Anantnag and Pampore towns, curfew was today lifted from Kashmir even as normal life remained disrupted due to the strike called by separatists. A police official said curfew was lifted from most parts of the Valley but restrictions on assembly of four or more people continued in entire Kashmir. “Curfew

Curfew remains in force, toll in Kashmir violence climbs to 34

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in someparts of Kashmir Valley, including Pampore and Kupwara towns, while restrictions on movement of people were imposed in the rest of the Valley today as the death toll in clashes between protestors and security forces climbed to 34. Authorities confirmed death of seven more persons in the clashes that