Uproar as RS extends statistical data bill to Jammu and Kashmir

Uproar as RS extends statistical data bill to Jammu and Kashmir

A bill empowering the government of India to collect statistical data from Jammu and Kashmir was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, even as various Opposition parties said the move was not proper in view of Article 370 which grants special status to the state.

NIA Arrests: Are Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik next? Time will decide, says DGP

NIA Arrests: Are Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik next? Time will decide, says DGP

Commenting on the recent arrest of several Hurriyat leaders by National Investigation Agency (NIA), director general of police SP Vaid on Wednesday said that time will decide the fate of senior Hurriyat leaders, referring to Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Tanveer’s killing shatters Beerwah family

Tanveer’s killing shatters Beerwah family

Gulshan Akhtar, mother of slain youth Tanveer Wani, who was shot dead by army soldiers last Friday in Beerwah town, still calls for his son in a broken Kashmiri ascent despite knowing he would never return to her.

Anantnag man booked under PSA

Anantnag man booked under PSA

A 31-year-old man from Anantnag town has been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted to Kathua Jail in Jammu for advocating secession and refusing to “join mainstream ideology”.

2010 Khanabal Killings: HC directs Govt to book accused DSP

The High Court on Wednesday directed deputy superintendent of police Noor-ul-Hassan Parray, an accused in Khanabal twin killings of 2010, to surrender before a trial court in Anantnag.

Forces search Mattan village

The government forces on Wednesday launched cordoned and search operation in Mattan town of Anantnag district.

HC seeks info on disaster preparedness of Govt

Underscoring that a complete disaster management policy must be in place, the High Court has directed state disaster management department to report to it on preparedness to deal with disasters particularly floods.

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Arundhati Roy leads Man Booker prize 2017 longlist

Arundhati Roy leads Man Booker prize 2017 longlist

Twenty years after Arundhati Roy won the Man Booker prize for her debut novel "The God of Small Things", the Indian author has been longlisted for the 50,000 pound award for her second title, "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness", the media reported on Thursday.

'Asia is poised for climate leadership'

'Asia is poised for climate leadership'

After the US withdrawal from the Paris deal, Asia is poised for climate leadership even in the absence of a common pattern of responses on climate politics from different Asian countries, a leading environment expert has said.

Scientists spot new evidence of water on Moon

Scientists spot new evidence of water on Moon

Numerous volcanic deposits distributed across the surface of the Moon contain unusually high amounts of trapped water compared with surrounding terrains, a new study of satellite data has revealed.

JioPhone to bring new era of innovation for feature phones: Analysts

With Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) announcing the launch of an affordable 'intelligent' JioPhone, industry analysts have given the thumbs up to the move, saying this will bring a new era of innovation for the feature phone market in the country.

I've encountered racism all my life: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the ebony-complexioned superstar of Bollywood whom every producer wants to sign at any cost.

86-year-old US jewel thief arrested again

An 86-year-old serial jewel thief in the US, whose crimes date back to the 1950s, has again been charged with theft.

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