Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi condemned on Sunday the slaughter of a calf by his party's youth activists in Kerala, terming the incident "barbaric and completely unacceptable" in the wake of a political tug of war.
Indian scientists are preparing to launch a new rocket capable of carrying two times more weight into space than its predecessors. If all goes according to plan, the rocket could one day be used for India's first human space mission.
A large number of wetlands and water bodies in Jammu and Kashmir has been encroached upon, posing a serious threat to biodiversity. The state government has said that 718 people have encroached upon 422 acres of wetlands in Kashmir Valley. To retrieve water bodies from encroachers, the state forest department has initiated various measures.
According to the District Magistrate Srinagar, in view of the prevailing law and order situation, strict restrictions will remain imposed tomorrow on 29 May, 2017 within the territorial jurisdiction of seven police stations of Srinagar district, including Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Kralkhud, Maisuma.
Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today said that the present dispensation aims to improve access to quality education by upgrading infrastructure in government educational institutes for enhancing skill based knowledge and overall development of the children.
Senior BJP leader and Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Department of Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today said that both state as well as central governments were committed to make Jammu and Kashmir a self reliant state for which liberal funds are being provided and all three regions are witnessing an equitable massive infrastructural... View details ⇨
Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asserted that the BJP-led NDA government has found a "permanent solution" to the vexed Kashmir issue but there would be no compromise on the territorial integrity of India.
The onset of the southwest monsoon is likely to advance further due to a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal, which is expected to turn into a "severe cyclonic storm" by tomorrow night, the MeT department said today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised Reasi block for becoming the first open defecation free block in Jammu and Kashmir. While the hilly district attracts millions of pilgrims to the cave shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi in Katra, Reasi block comprising 13 panchayats with a population of over 30,000 people, found mention in Modi’s “Mann Ki Baat” on Sunday morning.
An unknown ‘militant' showed up in the local graveyard of Ratsuna in south Kashmir's Tral during the burial of Hizbul Mujahideen's Sabzar Ahmad Bhat on Sunday morning. Click on the link to watch the video......
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Sunday called for the immediate imposition of Governor's rule in the state, stressing that it was the only way to control communal tension in the country.