Jammu: In Jammu and Kashmir, a Brigadier and two jawans were injured on Friday night when Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian positions violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Tutmari Gali sector. Army sources said in New Delhi that Brigadier Sanjeev Langar suffered minor injuries in the firing along with two jawans. [...]
Newdelhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Maharaja Agarsen University established by Maharaja Agarsen Educational Society at village Kalujhanda in Solan district in Himachal Pradesh today.
Kashmir: As the whole of north India is under the grip of with blistering heat wave, the valley of Kashmir is witnessing impressive tourist arrivals. All those related to tourist trade are quite happy and hope the business to be even better in the season ahead.
Newdelhi: President, Vice President, Prime Minister and the Lok Sabha Speaker have greeted the nation on Buddha Purnima, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha today. In Ladakh, Buddha Purnima is being celebrated with traditional and religious fervour. AIR Leh correspondent reports that several functions including special prayer at monasteries, cultural functions, religious processions and lectures [...]
Newdelhi: CBSE will declare the result of its Senior School Certificate Examination Class 12 on Monday. The result will be out at 10.A.M. Over nine lakh sudents had appeared in the examination for Class 12 this year. Students and schools can access the results at CBSE websites www.results.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in and www.cbse.nic.in. The results can also [...]
Newdelhi: Strongly refuting allegations of favouring Reliance Industries, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today said the proposed revision in natural gas price will apply to all companies including state-owned ONGC. Moily described the allegations totally false and baseless and said the proposed increase in natural gas price was being done strictly in line with the [...]
Newdelhi: The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has asked the Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI, to work towards eliminating insider trading from stock markets. Speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebration of SEBI in Mumbaion Friday evening, he said government is committed to doing the needful to strengthen the Regulator’s enforcement powers. Dr Singh [...]
Govt. decides to set up teacher training institutes at block level across eight teacher deficit states
Newdelhi: Institutes of teachers training will be set up at the block level in 196 districts during the 12th Plan to strengthen teacher training capacity. The institutes will be opened in SC/ST/Minority concentrated districts of the country. More than 690 crore rupees have been approved for the project. Of this, about one third will be [...]
Kashmir: Three Army personnel and one militant was killed today in an encounter in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. An Army spokesman said the troops had launched an anti-insurgency operation in Buchoo village in Tral area of Pulwama, 40 kms from Srinagar, following a tip off about presence of militants in the area. [...]
Odisha: In Odisha, at least 13 persons were killed, five of them charred alive, and 48 others injured in three separate road accidents in western districts yesterday. Police said that five persons, including two women, were charred to death and 38 others injured when a bus carrying them dashed against a tree and caught fire [...]