Srinagar, Jun 22: The People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) will attend the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday, said alliance chairperson Farooq Abdullah.
New Delhi, Jun 27: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have developed algorithms for drones to help study how fire behaves in space stations, shuttles and satellites.
New Delhi, Jun 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with participants of Toycathon-2021 on Thursday via video conferencing, his office said.
Jammu, May 20: An empirical analysis on academic performance of 20,000 students between Academic Year 2019-20 and post COVID year 2020 has revealed that online learning is as effective as offline learning.
SHIV CHNADER SHARMA
ON the right bank of river Chenab, 28 km from Jammu, there is a brick Fort in the border town of Akhnoor which is related to the Harappan period and the town was once dominated by the followers of Lord Buddha during Kushana period.
JAMMU, APRIL 25: Administrative Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department and Chief Executive Officer Mission Youth, J&K , Dr Shahid Choudhary discussed roadmap for fast tracking developmental projects and new initiatives by the department. Projects were reviewed in a meeting of officers held today.
New Delhi, Mar 18: Rolling out of the new National Education Policy (NEP) would not be delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Mar 18: Over 42,000 government schools across the country do not have drinking water facilities, while more than 15,000 schools have no toilets, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Mar 12: The Delhi High Court Friday refused to postpone Delhi Higher Judicial Service Main Examination-2019, scheduled on March 13-14, till the COVID-19 vaccination drive is complete for lawyers.
Srinagar, Mar 1: Thousands of students returned to classrooms on Monday as schools in Kashmir reopened for classes 9 to 12 after remaining closed for almost a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The students attended school for the first time since March 9 last year.
New Delhi, Feb 25: Various private schools in the national capital plan to promote students upto class 8 or assess them on the basis of projects and assignments through the year in view of continuing closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi, Feb 11: The Central Board of Secondary Education has directed schools under it to take steps to identify and resolve learning gaps, and then conduct examinations for Classes 9 and 11 by following COVID-19 safety protocols.
New Delhi, Apr 19: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at the government over the issue of insurance cover for health workers in the country.
Mumbai, Apr 19: The Shiv Sena on Monday slammed BJP leaders Devendra Fadnavis and Pravin Darekar for objecting to Mumbai police's grilling of a pharma firm's top executive over alleged stocking of Remdesivir vials, and wondered if there was a conspiracy to disturb the law and health order.
New Delhi, Apr 18: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday cancelled all his public rallies in poll-bound West Bengal following a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the country.
He also advised all other politicians to think about the consequences of holding large public rallies.
Mumbai, Apr 12: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday blamed the Centre for the rise in coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab.
Pune, Apr 12: Stating that people lose their jobs when a lockdown is imposed, senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Monday alleged the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government is not serious about providing any financial aid to the vulnerable sections.
Bardhaman (WB), Apr 12: Drawing a cricket analogy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday the people of Bengal have hit so many fours and sixes in the first four phases of the assembly polls that the BJP has already completed its century and the TMC is on course to being wiped out.
New Delhi, Apr 12: Batting for coronavirus vaccine for all, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said it is the need of the country as everyone has the right to a safe life.
New Delhi, Apr 5: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that the operation against naxals in Chhattisgarh, in which 22 security personnel were killed, was "incompetently" executed and "poorly designed".
"Our jawans are not cannon fodder to be martyred at will," Gandhi said on Twitter.
Mumbai, Mar 26: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that "some people in Delhi" are preparing to form UPA-II, which is why the existing UPA needs to be strengthened if the opposition is to fight the BJP.
New Delhi, Mar 26: Protesters squatted on railway tracks at 44 locations across Punjab and Haryana on Friday as part of the Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions protesting against agri laws, leading to disruption of rail traffic.
Mumbai, Jul 5: Actor Mrunal Thakur says she entered the Hindi film industry with a dream to work with filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra but never imagined the opportunity would come so early on in her career with "Toofaan".
Mumbai: A court here temporarily restrained actor Kamaal R Khan from uploading any defamatory posts or videos on social media against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and held that a person's reputation is "purest treasure and the most precious perfume of life".
Mumbai Jun 23: Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas says that people should embrace streaming platforms because they have not only allowed the audience to consume diverse stories but also democratised the film industry.
Mumbai, Jun 5: Producer Ekta Kapoor and actors Anita Hassanandani and Krystle D'Souza on Saturday extended support to Pearl Puri, who has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor.
Mumbai, Apr 16: Actor Vicky Kaushal on Friday said he has tested negative for COVID-19, more than 10 days after contracting the virus.
Kaushal, 32, took to Instagram and shared a note thanking his fans for their wishes.
"Tested negative today.
Mumbai, Apr 5: The coronavirus pandemic seems to have hit the Hindi film industry hard with actors Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar among the growing number of Bollywood celebrities to have tested positive for COVID-19.
Mumbai, Apr 5: Singer Abhijeet Sawant on Monday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and urged his fans to take precautions amid the rising coronavirus cases in India.
New Delhi, Mar 23: The season of sports-based movies is here once again and legendary athlete Milkha Singh says the rising trend of films in the genre is a positive development that will inspire youth for years to come.
Mumbai, Mar 23: Telugu movie "Jersey" receiving two National Awards has put "extra pressure" on Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor, who will be seen in the film's upcoming Hindi remake.
Mumbai, Mar 22: Noted writer-filmmaker Sagar Sarhadi, known for films like "Kabhi Kabhie", "Silsila", and "Bazaar", passed away late Sunday night following a brief illness. He was 88.
Mumbai, Mar 17: John Abraham is packing a punch with three theatrical releases this year, most recent being gangster drama "Mumbai Saga", and the actor-producer says he will "always" choose the big screen over streamers.
Mumbai, Mar 15: Bollywood superstar-producer Aamir Khan on Monday announced that he has decided to leave social media, adding that updates about his future projects will be available on his production banner's official account.
New Delhi, Jul 5: Indian wrestler Sumit Malik has decided to challenge the two-year ban imposed on him by the sport's world body for failing a dope test and seek a lesser punishment so that he can compete in next year's Commonwealth Games and defend his title.
Southampton, Jun 23: Two spectators were removed from the Ageas Bowl for abusing some New Zealand players on day five of the ongoing World Test Championship final against India here.
"We received reports of abuse directed at the New Zealand players.
London, Jun 7: Fierce rivals on the pitch and close friends off it, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson thinks it would be "quite cool" to walk out for toss alongside his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship final starting June 18 in Southampton.
Dubai: The 2021 edition of the Asia Cup will now be held in 2023 due to a lack of window in a rejigged cricket calendar that is constantly subject to change amid an evolving COVID-19 situation.
New Delhi, May 21: The country's largest lender SBI on Friday reported an 80 per cent surge in standalone net profit at Rs 6.450.75 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 2021, aided by decline in bad loans.
State Bank of India (SBI) had registered a profit of Rs 3,580.
New Delhi, May 7: Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh qualified for the Olympics in men's lightweight double sculls event after finishing second in the final race of the Asia/Oceania Continental Qualifying Regatta in Tokyo on Friday.
New Delhi, Apr 19: The India Open Super 500 tournament, one of the last three qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics, was on Monday postponed due to raging COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Guatemala City, Apr 19: All eyes will be on the newly-wed archery couple of Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari as India will look to make up for the lost time caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the World Cup Stage 1 which begins here on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Apr 19: Asian champion Vinka and Alfiya Pathan were among the four Indian boxers who progressed to the semifinals of the youth world championships for men and women in Kielce, Poland.
New Delhi, Apr 16: The Pakistan cricket team, led by Babar Azam, will have no difficulty in travelling to India for the ICC World T20 in October as the government is set to grant visas to the players from the neighbouring nation.
Dubai: On a high after an impressive 1-1 draw against a fancied Oman, India are pitted against the formidable United Arab Emirates in their second football friendly here on Monday, with head coach Igor Stimac again set to experiment with a fresh set of rookies.
Pune, Mar 26: KL Rahul's perfectly executed hundred coupled with Rishabh Pant's aggressive 77 off just 40 balls propelled India to an imposing 336/6 in the second ODI against England here on Friday.
The Northern Herald
By Muzamil Arif
Stress can be defined as any type of change that causes physical, emotional, or psychological strain. Stress is your body’s response to anything that requires attention or action. Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension.
Dr. Ashaq Hussain
Covid-19 pandemic has impacted almost every corner of life, causing global economies to stall, changing the way we work and interact with our loved ones, and stretching healthcare systems to the limit.
Srinagar, Apr 30: Amid a shortage of COVID-19 vaccine doses, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday said the third phase of the inoculation drive that will cover people in the 18-45 age group will not begin from May 1 in the union territory.
New Delhi, Apr 19: The second wave of coronavirus in Delhi is likely to peak within a week after possibly hitting a positivity rate of 50 per cent before the numbers start to go down, senior medical experts said on Monday.
New Delhi, Apr 19: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has convened a meeting of chief secretaries and senior officials of 10 states and Delhi on Monday to discuss the issue of medical oxygen, officials said.
New Delhi, Apr 19: Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan are among the 10 states that account for 78.58 per cent of the new COVID-19 cases reported in a day, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.
New Delhi, Apr 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an important meeting on the COVID-19 situation at 11:30 am on Monday, officials said.
New Delhi, Apr 16: Ten states comprising Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown a steep rise in daily new COVID-19 cases accounting for 79.
New Delhi, Apr 12: India has surpassed Brazil to record the second-highest number of COVID-19 cases at 1,35,27,717, as a record 1,68,912 new infections were reported in a day.
New Delhi, Apr 12: Three judges of the Delhi High Court have tested COVID-19 positive and are isolating at their residences, according to court sources.
New Delhi, Apr 5: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will on Tuesday hold a meeting with health ministers of 11 states and Union Territories, which has been witnessing a surge in coronavirus cases, to review the situation there.
New Delhi, Apr 5: Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers on Thursday to discuss the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination drive, sources said Monday.
New Delhi, Jul 11: Amid tensions with the government, Twitter has appointed a Resident Grievance Officer, days after it designated a chief compliance officer, as it also released its first India Transparency Report to meet the new IT rules.
Jammu: Getting vaccinated is the most important thing one can do in the present situation to protect themselves, their families and society from the spread of Covid 19.
New Delhi, Jun 22: The Defence Ministry on Tuesday signed a contract with Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the construction of two pollution control vessels for the Indian Coast Guard at a cost of about Rs 583 crore, officials said.
New Delhi, Apr 30: The Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday permitted the Telangana government to use drones for experimental delivery of vaccines within the visual line of sight.
The ministry's statement does not mention which particular vaccine will be part of this experimental delivery.
Islamabad, Mar 26: Pakistan on Friday successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 900 kilometres, the Army said.
Bengaluru, Mar 21: India needs to strive towards mastering reusable rocket technology, give thrust to global marketing, and learn from SpaceX founder Elon Musk's business model to tap full potential in the space field, eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair has advocated.
New Delhi, Mar 11: An efficient, low-cost, nano-filtration-based technology developed by the Centre for Technological Excellence in Water Purification (CTEWP) housed in IIT, Kharagpur has ensured access to safe and clean drinking water free of heavy metals.
New Delhi, Mar 5: The DRDO said it successfully carried out a flight test of its solid fuel-ducted ramjet (SFDR) missile propulsion system on Friday morning at the Chandipur test range in Odisha.
Bengaluru, Mar 4: Close on the heels of the launch of a Brazilian satellite by ISRO, India and Italy have decided to explore opportunities in the field of earth observation, space science and robotic and human exploration.
New Delhi, Mar 2: Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said it has picked up radiowaves worth Rs 18,699 crore in just-concluded auction, while rival Vodafone Idea said spectrum acquired by it in five circles will help boost 4G coverage and capacity.
The auction, which put on offer a total of 2308.
Bengaluru, Feb 25: The Indian Space Research Organisation on Thursday completed launch rehearsal of the PSLV-C51 mission slated for February 28.
Jammu: PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Limited (PNB MetLife) has announced a bonus of Rs. 532 crores for all eligible policyholders of participating products. PNB MetLife has been consistently declaring bonuses on participating products every year.
New Delhi, Jul 10: Petrol price on Saturday crossed the Rs 100-per-litre mark in some places in Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Nagaland after fuel prices were hiked yet again.
New Delhi: After a tough first quarter, the Indian economy is finding demand back on the back of a strong level of activities in a construction-related business, consumer durables like air-conditioners, refrigerators and other electrical gadgets and rural segments of the fastmoving consumer goods.
New Delhi, Jul 7: Petrol price on Wednesday crossed the Rs 100-a-litre mark in Delhi after fuel prices were hiked again on the back of firming international oil rates.
New Delhi, Jun 26: Petrol price soared past Rs 100-a-litre mark in Tamil Nadu after fuel prices were hiked again on Saturday.
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 35 paise per litre each - the steepest in recent times, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
JAMMU, JUNE 23: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today discussed issues being faced by the traders and industries in Jammu division here at a meeting with their union representatives.
Jammu, June 22: Vi Business, the enterprise arm of Vodafone Idea Ltd. (VIL), has introduced Managed SIP service for businesses for whom voice calls are a key business resource.
Jammu, June 21: Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Jammu, paid rich tributes to the traders as well as people who have lost their precious lives during the pandemic.
Jammu, June 21: Lavender has changed the fortunes of over 1000 farmers of Bhaderwah who are engaged with cultivation of aroma (lavender) plants in barren land of Bhaderwah and turned it into the land of aroma.
New Delhi, Jun 21: Five to six people are suspected to be trapped inside a shoe factory, where a major fire broke out on Monday morning, police said.
The shoe factory is located in west Delhi's Udyog Nagar.
"We got a PCR call about a fire in a shoe factory in Udyog Nagar at 8.56 am.
New Delhi, Jun 10: The all-powerful GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will meet on June 12 to decide on GST rate cut for COVID essentials and black fungus medicine, according to officials.