Mirwaiz expresses grief over Ramban accident

Srinagar Hurriyat (m) chairman Mohammad Umar Farooq on Saturday expressed grief over the death of eleven people who were killed during an accident in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. “Grieved over the death of 11 people killed in a road accident in Ramban, my thoughts and prayers with the bereaved families. Tragic to see so many lives ...

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‘Metro Man’ Sreedharan appointed as as principal advisor to mass rapid transit corporations in J&K


Jammu:The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday appointed E. Sreedharan, popularly known as the ‘Metro Man’, as principal advisor to two mass rapid transit corporations in the state. The government has approved setting up the two mass rapid transit corporations. These have been named the Jammu Mass Rapid Transit Corp and the Srinagar Mass Rapid Transit Corp. “While thinking anything ...

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IPL 2019: Rajasthan Royals’ camp gets underway in Mumbai


Mumbai: With 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League around the corner, Rajasthan Royals began their second pre-tournament camp on Monday. A training camp being organised at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai will go on til March 6. The Indian players who are a part of the Rajasthan Royals squad, will participate in the camp under the guidance of the ...

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Union Minister Rajnath reviews security situation a day after air strike on terrorist camp in Pak soil


 A detailed presentation was given about the security situation in the country and steps taken to ensure peace in all sensitive places, during the meeting of officials.   New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed the security situation in the country, especially along the border with Pakistan, a day after Indian fighter jets bombed the biggest camp of ...

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NIA says vehicle used in Pulwama attack belongs to JeM’s Sajjad Bhat


Bhat, who is a resident of Bijbehara in Anantnag district, has been evading arrest since the ghastly attack on February 14 that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel.   New Delhi: The vehicle used in the deadly Pulwama terror attack has been identified on Monday by NIA investigators, with the support of forensic and automobile experts. The vehicle is a Maruti Ecco, the ...

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Forces launch CASO in Bandipora village

Srinagar Government forces on Monday launched a cordon and search operation in Gujjarpati area of Sumlar village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Reports said that a joint team of army’s 14 RR, SOG of Jammu Kashmir Police and CRPF cordoned off the Gujjarpati area of Sumlar village. They said the CASO was launched in the village following inputs about the ...

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12-year-old Pune boy designs ship to clean oceans, save marine life


Presently, Haaziq has been working with different people, organisations and forums to create public awareness for highlighting the hazards of ocean plastic pollution and measures to prevent it.    Pune: A 12-year-old Pune-based boy Haaziq Kazi designed a ship called ‘ERVIS’ that will help reduce pollution in the ocean and save marine life. Talking to ANI, Haaziq Kazi said: “I watched some documentaries ...

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LCA Tejas is finally battle-ready, behaves like a ‘true fighter’, says IAF Chief BS Dhanoa


Tejas Mark 1 is the world’s lightest fighter jet.   BENGALURU: After more than three-and-half decades it was conceptualised, the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas is finally battle ready. Tejas Mark 1 (Mk1) got the Final Operational Clearance (FOC) on the first day of Aero India 2019 at the Yelahanka Air Force base on Wednesday. The setting sun provided the perfect ...

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