March 20, 2019 3:34 AM

    Prez awards gallantry awards to armed forces

    President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday awarded two Kirti Chakras and and an equal number of Shaurya Chakras posthumously to soldiers who laid down their lives in Army operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast.

    March 20, 2019 3:31 AM

    Kashmir issue will be solved by millennials: filmmaker Ashvin Kumar

    Director Ashvin Kumar, whose latest film "No Fathers in Kashmir" is a teen romance set in the Valley, believes the Kashmir dispute can only be solved by the educated and employed "young people of today" because they don't carry the "burden of prejudice".

    March 20, 2019 3:29 AM

    Don't indulge in propaganda over actions of armed forces: EC to parties

    The Election Commission Tuesday asked political parties to "desist" during their LokSabha poll campaigns from indulging in any propaganda involving actions taken by defence forces.

    March 20, 2019 3:27 AM

    CRPF not to celebrate Holi

    The CRPF will not officially celebrate Holi this year as a mark of respect to its 40 personnel killed last month in a suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir, where the force killed 210 militants in 2018, the force's chief said Tuesday.

    March 20, 2019 3:25 AM

    India hasn't forgotten, will not forget Pulwama attack: NSA Ajit Doval

    India has neither forgotten nor will forget the Pulwama attack and the country's leadership is "capable and courageous" to mete out effective responses to such acts, NSA AjitDoval said Tuesday.

    March 20, 2019 3:23 AM

    Justice P C Ghose appointed India's first Lokpal

    Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was Tuesday appointed as the country's first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman, according to an official order.

    March 20, 2019 3:22 AM

    16-year-old Kashmiri youth gets Shaurya Chakra

    In one of the rare occasions, President Ram NathKovind on Tuesday awarded Shaurya Chakra to 16-year-old IrfanRamzan Sheikh for fighting militants who attacked his residence in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

    March 20, 2019 3:14 AM

    Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pakistan hold talks, discuss coordinates

    India and Pakistan on Tuesday held a meeting of technical experts to discuss issues related to the Kartarpur corridor, including its alignment, coordinates, and other engineering aspects of the proposed crossing points, sources said.

    March 20, 2019 3:14 AM

    Freezing sea water to fight global warming proposed

    To prevent the impending doom that awaits Earth through global warming, three young geo-engineering enthusiasts have offered a simple and cost-effective solution -- freeze sea water to rebuild polar ice caps.

    March 20, 2019 3:14 AM

    Put renewable energy in poll manifestos: Indian firms

    A total of 160 private companies and NGOs on Monday made an appeal to all political parties to include decentralised renewable energy solutions in their manifestos for the general elections.

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