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Weatherman predicts fresh wet spell from Monday

Srinagar: The weatherman on Thursday predicted light snowfall and rains from Monday, saying that there is less possibility of rain or snowfall on Friday across the Valley. Director meteorological department (MeT), Sonum Lotus said that there is less possibility of rains or snowfall in the Valley tomorrow. However, he said that the weather would mostly […]

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The fragility of life

N J Ravi Chander When a tiny tot, the pictures of people on the obituary page always piqued my curiosity. I observed that my maternal grandfather, M Dharmalingam, scanned the page every morning. Whenever a familiar face kicked the bucket, and his/her picture appeared in the newspaper, the sad news would travel to those in […]

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Digital literacy needs enhancement

Digital literacy needs enhancement

Javaid Jawad We all are living in a new reality. The harsh reality of being face to face with the deadly coronavirus. This reality has jolted and paralysed the whole world, both developed and underdeveloped, rich and the poor, healthy and ailing alike. As of now, the world is still struggling to develop a vaccine […]

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India expressed ‘desire for conversation’: Pakistan PM’s adviser

India expressed ‘desire for conversation’: Pakistan PM’s adviser

New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser on national security issues has contended that India has indicated a desire for talks even as he set several conditions for a dialogue, including the rollback of several changes made in Jammu and Kashmir. Moeed Yusuf, special assistant to Khan on national security and strategic policy planning, […]

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WHO urges focus on first wave of coronavirus

Geneva: The World Health Organisation’s emergencies chief says we need to put up a fight now during a peak in the current wave of the coronavirus pandemic rather than focusing on when a second wave might come. Dr. Michael Ryan said the world will be much better at fighting a second wave, if people can […]

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Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-islam calls for Austere Eid

Srinagar: Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam while felicitating the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the auspicious occasion of Jumat-ul-Vida (last Friday of Ramadhan) and Laitul-Qadr (Shab-e-Qader) also known as night of blessings, today said that since lockdown has been extended and Covid continues to hold its tight grip on Kashmir, people must offer prayers on […]

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Govt evacuates 54866 JK residents through Lakhanpur, 11,456 reach through special trains

Govt evacuates 54866 JK residents through Lakhanpur, 11,456 reach through special trains

JAMMU: With evacuation of 2470 more stranded passengers the total number of J&K residents evacuated through Lakhanpur by the government, so far till May 17, has reached the figure 54866. Besides, 11,456 stranded passengers have reached through COVID special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations. Meanwhile, the Jammu district administration today received the 4th […]

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Boost for horticulture

Jammu and Kashmir is all set to have its very own Horticulture policy. A demand which was raised a thousand times by all those who are involved with the horticulture sector. The aim to have a full fledged policy is to boost economy and upgrade the horticulture infrastructure. The Horticulture Policy will be focusing to […]

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Coronavirus scare

Coronavirus scare

As the Novel Coronavirus outbreak which has claimed 425 lives in China, creates a scare in many states, India on Tuesday cancelled all visas from China. Though the move may seem more of a cosmetic in nature but it will help in containing the spread of the coronavirus. At present three confirmed cases of Coronavirus […]

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Civilian traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Mughal road still closed due to slippery road conditions

SRINAGAR: Civilian traffic resumed on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir valley with the rest of the country after remaining suspended on Monday, when only security forces were allowed to ply. However, due to fresh landslides at Chanderkote on Tuesday morning, heavy traffic jam was witnessed on the highway between Qazigund […]

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