Now, Govt mulls amnesty to ‘second-time offenders’

Now, Govt mulls amnesty to ‘second-time offenders’

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the state government was considering review of the cases of “second-time offenders” - youth who have been booked more than once for anti-government protests or on charges of alleged stone pelting.

Now, minor ‘raped’ in Magam village

Now, minor ‘raped’ in Magam village

In a shocking incident which triggered protests here on Monday, a seven-year old minor was allegedly raped by father of her friend at Harde Aboora village.

Uploaded list of casual labourers raises eyebrows

Uploaded list of casual labourers raises eyebrows

The lists of casual and other labourers working in various government departments uploaded by Finance Department on its official website has created confusion among various daily-rated workers, who have urged the authorities to come clear on the matter.

BOPEE scam 2012: Court again defers announcement of judgment by 1 week

BOPEE scam 2012: Court again defers announcement of judgment by 1 week

A local court here on Monday deferred the announcement of judgment by one week in a case involving Mushtaq Ahmad Peer, the former chairman of the board of professional entrance examination (BOPEE), and others, accused in 2012 CET scam.

Hurriyat (G) condemns ‘arrest spree’ in Kashmir

Condemning the “arrest spree” and placing resistance leaders under house arrest, Hurriyat Conference (G) on Monday termed it “as an extreme type of vandalism.

HAJJ-2018: Selected pilgrims to submit `81000 by January 31

According to the Executive Officer State Haj Committee, provisionally selected Haj pilgrims have been asked to deposit advance Haj amount of Rs 81,000 each as first installment by January 31, 2018.

Sajjad Haider bags ‘Asian-Arab Award 2018’

Senior journalist and editor-in-chief, Kashmir Observer, Sajjad Haider was presented with the Asian Arab Award 2018 here on Monday.

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Tech giants want kids to curb screen time, but how?

Tech giants want kids to curb screen time, but how?

More and more kids are hooked on to screens, parents are worried how to create homework-play balance and tech giants in Silicon Valley are in a huddle, deliberating over how to help children cut screen addiction.

New Facebook to prioritise trustworthy news: Zuckerberg

New Facebook to prioritise trustworthy news: Zuckerberg

After tweaking its News Feed to allow users to see more updates from family and friends than posts from businesses, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has now announced to prioritise news that is trustworthy, informative and local.

Apple, Google employee shuttles under attack in California

Apple, Google employee shuttles under attack in California

Apple and Google have been forced to reroute their shuttles ferrying employee after the vehicles were attacked with either pellet guns or rocks several times on the way to office.

Researchers locate Android spyware that can steal WhatsApp messages

Researchers from Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Lab have found an Android spyware that has the ability to steal WhatsApp messages via Accessibility Services and connect an infected device to Wi-Fi networks controlled by cybercriminals.

Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

Technology giant Microsoft has been granted a patent for a brain control device that can give users mind control powers to operate apps with just their brains, without any movement.

Google expands further in China, opens new office

After opening a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in China -- its first such centre in Asia - Google has reportedly opened another office in the country.

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