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Clashes erupt but Valley calmer than yesterdays

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | Khursheed Wani | Srinagar

Amid incessant rains and plummeted temperatures, several clashes occurred in Kashmir Valley between protsters and the security forces but the overall situation remained peaceful on the 51st day of the unrest that began after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani on July 8. Reports said several shops reopened in...

Discussed Kashmir situation with Sri Sri: Burhan Wani’s father

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | PNS | Srinagar

The father of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, who met the Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the latter’s ashram in Bengaluru, discussed the situation in the Valley with the spiritual guru. “I met Sri Sri Ravi Shankar during a personal visit to Bengaluru last week. Since...

Omar lauds PM’s mention of Kashmir in Mann ki Baat

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | PTI | Srinagar

Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking up the Kashmir situation in his radio address, saying it was “good to see” him continuing from where he left after meeting the Opposition parties from the State. “Good to see @narendramodi ji continuing...

Prez to law students: Study Constitution well

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | PTI | Bengaluru

Urging law students to study the Constitution well, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday asked them to be the change that they seek through participation in all matters relating to governance and the State. Addressing the 24th Annual Convocation of National Law School of India University (NLSIU) here, the President urged the...

‘Scramjet launch a baby step in space transportation’

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | IANS | Chennai

The successful testing of scramjet, or air breathing engine, by India on Sunday is a baby step in space transportation and would take more than a decade to have such an engine to power a full-fledged rocket, said a senior official of Indian space agency. “This is a baby step for...

Maya rakes up separate Poorvanchal issue again

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | PNS | Lucknow

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati raked up the issue of separate Poorvanchal State mooted by her Government during 2007-12 while alleging that the ruling Samajwadi Party has failed to keep its promise to develop Azamgarh on the lines of Saifai and Etawah. She also targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

BJP plans Mission 2017 with 4 parivartan yatras

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | PNS | Lucknow

The State unit of the BJP has decided to launch its ‘Mission 2017’ in a big way by bringing out four Parivartan Yatras besides holding Assembly segment-wise booth presidents meetings in September. “In order to publicise the achievements of the Narendra Modi Government and failures of the Samajwadi Party Government...

Mathura-Vrindavan to be developed as tourist hub, says Mahesh Sharma

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | PTI | Mathura

The Centre has decided to develop Vatsalya Gram as a tourist centre and a proposal has also been prepared to transform Mathura-Vrindavan into a tourist hub, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Sunday. Talking to reporters at Vrindavan, the Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Tourism and Culture said, “A...

Gujarat aiming high in ‘Cinematic Tourism’

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | Nayan Dave | GANDHINGAR

Tourism department of Gujarat is aiming high to develop Cinematic Tourism by creating state-of-the-art infrastructure for filmmaking as well as promoting some of the exotic locations in the State. For the purpose, the Gujarat Government is working sincerely to provide single window clearance facilities to filmmakers not only within the country...

Breach in link embankment hits 40,000 in Bihar

Monday, 29 Aug 2016 | PTI | Katihar

Around 40,000 people of three dozen panchayats in Katihar district have been affected by a breach in Madheli link embankment due to heavy pressure of the swollen Ganga and Kosi rivers. Flood water entered through the breach in Madheli link embankment in three dozen panchayats of five blocks, District Public...

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The game changers

28 Aug 2016 | Aakriti Mehrotra

Performances from Sakshi Malik and PV Sindhu give us reason to be proud and buoyant about the future. Their staggering acts have given a lot of people, especially girls, a reason to go and venture into a field that is tough to break into One has to be an eternal optimist to believe that sports can be a liniment to a nation’s ills, but there is something so delightful about them...

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SP failed to fulfill promises: Maya

29 Aug 2016 | PNS | Lucknow

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati raked up the issue of separate Poorvanchal state mooted by her government during 2007-12 with alleging that the ruling Samajwadi Party has failed to keep its promise to develop Azamgarh on the lines of Saifai and Etawah and the prime minister Narendra Modi has failed to fulfil most of the promises he had made during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Mayawati said ``eastern UP can...

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