Srinagar, Nov 23: Most of the plain areas in Kashmir experienced the season's first snowfall on Monday, even as the higher reaches witnessed heavy precipitation, leading to the closure of Srinagar-Leh road which connects the valley with Ladakh, officials said here.
Jammu, October 15: Nizamia Education Group (NEG) formally started counselling process for students eligible for free education under Nizamia Scholarship in Jammu.
New Delhi, September 27: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) announced on Sunday that entrance tests for admission to 126 undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes will commence from October 10.
New Delhi, Sep 22: The Union Home Ministry has sought applications from the spouse and children of victims of terrorist attacks for pursuing MBBS and BDS courses in medical and dental colleges under the central pool.
Jammu, September 21: To sensitize Principals/ Headmasters and staff members about the various guidelines and processes related to reopening of schools, the Directorate of School Education Jammu in collaboration with Bharti Foundation organized a webinar, here today.
New Delhi, Sep 20 Determined efforts should be made to make Jammu and Kashmir a hub of knowledge, innovation and learning by implementing the new National Education Policy (NEP) in letter and spirit, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 19: The new National Education Policy (NEP) aims to reorient the education system towards meeting the needs of the 21st century by achieving the twin objectives of inclusion and excellence, President Ram Nath Kovind said Saturday.
Srinagar, Sep 14: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday congratulated two residents of the union territory for scoring high percentiles in the prestigious JEE Mains examination.
Kolkata, September 07: West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday said the new National Education Policy (NEP) undermines the country's federal structure, and it will not be implemented in the state any time soon.
Kolkata, September 02: Appearing for the JEE (Mains) during the pandemic cost the parents of Ayan Roy Mahapatra Rs 25,000 to cover a distance of 365 km from Malda to Kolkata.
Coimbatore, September 01: In order to draw the attention of the powers that be, a group of students, belonging to the Students Federation of India, on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to a photograph of former Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa, seeking cancellation of the NEET.
Ahmedabad, Oct 27: Angered over PDP president Mehbooba Mufti's recent remarks about the scrapping of Article 370, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Monday said the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir should move to Pakistan with family if she doesn't like India and its laws.
Mumbai, Oct 26: Hitting out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for his comments at a rally, actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday described him as the worse product of nepotism and said her state Himachal Pradesh is the land of the gods not ganja fields'.
Patna, Oct 26: Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan Monday alleged corruption in Nitish Kumars flagship 'Saat Nishchay' (seven resolves) scheme and said if voted to power he will get it probed and send to jail those found guilty, including the chief minister.
New Delhi, Oct 26: Hitting out at the Congress for its criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief JP Nadda on Monday said the more the opposition party and its leaders "lie" and "hate" Modi, the more people will support him.
Jammu, Oct 24: Asking former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to desist from making highly provocative and irresponsible remarks on the national flag, the Congress unit in the Union Territory on Saturday strongly condemned the PDP chief's statement on the tricolour.
Srinagar, Oct 24: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah was on Saturday unanimously chosen as the chairman of the recently-floated Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration while PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti will be his deputy, the amalgam said.
Jammu, Oct 24: Jammu and Kashmir BJP Chief Ravinder Raina on Saturday said "conspiracies of the Gupkar Gang" would not be tolerated and anyone challenging the unity and integrity of the country would be jailed.
New Delhi, Oct 20: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday slammed the government over the ED questioning National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, alleging that "naked intimidatory tactics" were being used by the Centre to make the former JK chief minister "fall in line".
New Delhi, Oct 16: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a dig at the Centre on Friday over IMF's projection that the Indian economy is set to contract by a massive 10.3 per cent this year, saying it was another "solid achievement" by the government.
Jammu, October 9: BJYM Jammu and Kashmir today organized a working committee meeting at party head quarter Trikuta Nagar, Jammu which was chaired by BJP Jammu and Kashmir President Ravinder Raina and BJYM President Arundev Singh.
New Delhi, Oct 9: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi again attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday over the acquisition of VVIP aircraft and wondered how many things could have been bought for the soldiers stationed in Siachen-Ladakh border in the amount spent.
Mumbai, Nov 22: A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded comedian Bharti Singh and husband Harsh Limbachiya, arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau following the seizure of drugs from their house here, to judicial custody till December 4.
The court will hear their bail pleas on Monday.
Mumbai, Nov 17: Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday announced that she has been appointed as the ambassador of positive change by British Fashion Council (BFC).
Mumbai, Nov 14: Bollywood star Manoj Bajpayee says it is important for budding actors to undergo proper training before joining the film industry as acting is a forgiving profession with no second chances.
Mumbai, Nov 8: With dynamics changing after every film release, actor Arjun Kapoor says the film industry is a fickle place, where one can't afford to take stardom too seriously.
Mumbai: Actor Tusshar Kapoor, who is venturing into film production with Akshay Kumar-starrer "Laxmi", says it was a natural progression rather than a calculated career move.
Mumbai: Popular YouTuber Bhuvan Bam said he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked his fans to not take the pandemic lightly.
The 26-year-old comedian said he wasn't feeling well and got himself tested for COVID-19.
"I've not been feeling well for the last few days.
New Delhi, Oct 31: Filmmaker-actor Jon Favreau says George Lucas' "Star Wars" franchise has been a huge creative "influence" on him while growing up.
Mumbai, Oct 28 (PTI) The CBI on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that Rhea Chakraborty's accusation that late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sisters obtained a fake medical prescription for him was "mostly speculative".
Mumbai, Oct 28: Mumbai Police have traced the man who allegedly stabbed TV actress Malvi Malhotra with a knife, but he is yet to be arrested as he is hospitalised, a police official said on Wednesday.
Chennai, Oct 26: Popular actress Shruti Haasan doesn't seem to be too worried about not having acted in more Bollywood movies since debuting with the Soham Shah directed Hindi film 'Luck' in 2009.
Her last Hindi film release was 'Behen Hogi Teri' in 2017.
Mumbai, Oct 24: Bhumi Pednekar on Saturday said her family wasn't completely sure about her decision to become an actor as for the longest time being a Hindi film heroine was considered a "taboo".
Dugal received acclaim for her portrayal of the wild and deviant Beena in the popular Amazon Prime Video crime drama.
The 35-year-old actor said though she anticipates receiving sexual comments from a section of viewers, sometimes those remarks get to her.
Sydney: India skipper Virat Kohli questioned his team's body language after the opening ODI loss to Australia and said Hardik Pandya not being fit to bowl is affecting the side's balance as he doesn't have enough all-rounders at his disposal.
Christchurch, Nov 26: Six touring Pakistan cricketers have tested positive for COVID-19 here, New Zealand Cricket announced on Thursday, alleging a breach of the bio-secure protocol by the visitors who have been asked not train in quarantine and issued a "final warning".
New Delhi, Nov 18: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels Rohit Sharma leading the Indian Test team against Australia in Virat Kohli's absence is a no brainer and the-much awaited series will be his "best chance" to stake a claim for captaincy in one of the limited-overs formats.
New Delhi: Former India opener and two-time IPL champion skipper Gautam Gambhir feels Virat Kohli's non-performance as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain should lead to his removal from the hot seat as it is now a question of accountability.
Dubai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma may have lost a bit of touch due to an injury-forced absence and Delhi Capitals would look to exploit that when the two teams clash in the IPL Qualifier, says opener, Shikhar Dhawan.
Abu Dhabi, Nov 1: Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back in the IPL next year. The World Cup-winning captain confirmed it himself at the toss of Chennai Super Kings' final game of the season here on Sunday.
Jammu, October 26: Sai Baba Cricket Club (SBCC) clinched Narveh Premier League trophy by defeating Rajiv-Sameer Cricket Club (RSCC) during the final match at sprawling Country Cricket Stadium, Ambgorta on Sunday.
New Delhi: India's first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev underwent angioplasty after suffering a heart attack but is "well on the road to recovery" and likely to be discharged in the next couple of days.
Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday said as many as nine players, including a few from the national team, and three officials breached its bio-secure bubble during the ongoing National T20 Cup in Rawalpindi.
New Delhi, Oct 13 : Australian big-hitter Glenn Maxwell has attributed his inconsistent run in the IPL over eight seasons to frequent changes in his role, something that is very clear to him when playing for his country.
Dubai, Oct 12: Time is fast running out for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings, a team which desperately needs its batting to click when it takes on Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Tuesday in a battle to keep its IPL hopes alive.
Srinagar, October 04: In order to inculcate & promote sports spirit among the youth and build healthy Police-Public relations, besides taking forward youth friendly policing initiative particularly in rural areas, Ganderbal Police is going to organize Cricket tournament-2020.
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Washington, Oct 23: The initial phase of the COVID-19 lockdown, which was imposed through March and April in several countries, may have dramatically altered people's personal eating and sleeping habits, according to a new study based on a first-of-its-kind global survey.
New Delhi, Oct 10: The Delhi government on Saturday ordered shifting of all COVID-19 patients from civic-run Hindu Rao Hospital to its own facilities, days after the resident doctors went on a "symbolic indefinite strike" over non-payment of their due salaries for the last three months.
Jammu, October 04: The Government on Sunday informed that 878 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 456 from Jammu division and 422 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 79106.
Srinagar, September 29: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 18 more COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, taking their number to 1,164, while 1,081 new cases pushed the infection tally in the Union territory to 74,095, officials said.
Dubai, September 29: COVID-19 disease might deteriorate men's testosterone levels, according to a new study which says low levels of the hormone could be a cause for poor prognosis following a positive test for the novel coronavirus.
New Delhi, Sep 24: Skipper Virat Kohli explained how the Yo-Yo test helped Indian cricketers aim for high-level fitness when Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him about the mandatory running aerobic fitness routine.
Jammu, Sep 22: The Jammu and Kashmir administration will install 150 CCTV cameras in government medical college (GMC) hospital, a dedicated COVID-19 facility here, to closely monitor its performance, officials said.
New Delhi, September 21: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday said 30 per cent of the COVID-19 patients admitted to city hospitals are from other states and most of them have been occupying ICU beds at private facilities.
New Delhi, Sep 19: The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed a legislation that provides for up to five years in jail for those attacking doctors and healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 outbreak or during any situation akin to the current pandemic.
New Delhi, September 16: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there was an approval by the Central government on use of Remdesivir and Fabiparivir as medicines to treat COVID-19.
Jaipur, September 15: In a video conference streamed live to panchayats across Rajasthan, top doctors on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic was here to stay for a while and asked people to adhere to health protocols like masks and social distancing.
Houston: Researchers have created the smallest memory device yet, an advance that may lead to faster, smaller, and more energy-efficient electronic chips for consumer electronics and brain-inspired computing.
Jammu, August 26th: 5G technologies promise to bring along immense opportunities to revolutionize our lives, it also holds special importance for Industries as 5G can play a key role in achieving goals of Industrial Automation.
New Delhi, August 24: Researchers from the National Institute of Technology in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli have isolated predominant strains of marine microalgal species for their potential for biofuel production, according to a statement on Monday.
New Delhi, August 24: Some dwarf galaxies form new stars 10-100 times faster than the Milky Way galaxy, states a study by scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES).
New Delhi, August 18: The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is working to launch a program that will help scale up start-ups in the country, a senior official said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, July 30: The country's cybersecurity agency has issued an alert against Android malware, dubbed 'BlackRock', that has the potential to "steal" banking and other confidential data of a user.
Kolkata, July 18: Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed an advanced weather forecast system to help farmers in agricultural activities and reduce climatic risks, an official said on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 09: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a Southern Railway Signal & Telecommunication engineer has developed a device to remind people to maintain at least a three metre distance from each other.
Washington, Jun 20: The US Senate has confirmed eminent Indian-American scientist Dr Sethuraman Panchanathan as the Director of the National Science Foundation, a top American body supporting fundamental research in non-medical fields of science and engineering.
Kanpur, June 17: Cells in our body are surrounded by a lipid membrane structure, which works as the cell boundary. There are specific classes of protein molecules that are embedded in this membrane called receptors. These proteins act as messenger of information across the membrane.
New Delhi, June 17: As the world gradually adapts to the new challenges created by the ongoing pandemic, companies too have found ways to carry out their business continuity programmes.
Mumbai, Nov 27: The rupee snapped its five-day winning streak to finish 17 paise lower at 74.05 against the US dollar on Friday, weighed by subdued sentiment due to weak domestic equities.
Mumbai, Nov 17: The rupee appreciated by 24 paise to 74.38 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday, tracking positive domestic equities amid improved risk appetite.
Forex dealers said a weak dollar overseas supported the local unit.
Tokyo: Shares started out the week on a strong footing after the Standard & Poors 500 hit a fresh high on Friday, with strong robust from Japan and China fuelling optimism over economic recoveries even as coronavirus caseloads surpass earlier records.
New Delhi, Nov 13: Gold prices on Friday rose Rs 241 to Rs 50,425 per 10 gram on festival buying on account of the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras and Diwali, according to HDFC Securities.
The precious metal had closed at Rs 50,184 per 10 gram in the previous trade.
New Delhi, Nov 12: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the Indian economy is witnessing a strong recovery after a long and strict lockdown.
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Mumbai, Nov 5: The rupee appreciated 47 paise to 74.29 against the US dollar in opening trade on Thursday, as investor sentiments strengthened amid expectation of Joe Biden's victory in the US Presidential elections.
New Delhi, Nov 1: In signs of the economy continuing to reflate, the government's tax collections have picked up and high-frequency activity indicators continue to improve on the back of the government's targeted COVID-19 stimulus, Finance Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said.
New Delhi, Nov 1: GST collections in October stood at over Rs 1.05 lakh crore, crossing for the first time Rs 1 lakh crore mark since February this year, the finance ministry said on Sunday.
The total number of GSTR-3B returns filed till October 31, 2020, is 80 lakh.
New Delhi, Oct 30: Gold in the national capital rose Rs 268 to Rs 50,812 per 10 grams on Friday following recovery in international prices of precious metal, according to HDFC Securities.
The metal had closed at Rs 50,544 per 10 gram in the previous trade.
Mumbai: The rupee depreciated by 16 paise to settle at more than one-month low of 73.87 against the US currency due to month-end dollar demand from importers and the greenback's gains against major currencies.
New Delhi; India will drive the global energy demand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said as he showcased his government's recent reforms in the sector to global investors.