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  • J&K elections: Polling for first phase in 15 constituencies on Tuesday 2 days ago

    Srinagar: The stage is set for the first of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as 12 sitting MLAs, including seven ministers, are among 123 candidates trying their luck in 15 constituencies that will go to polls on Tuesday in all three regions of the state. While six constituencies...
  • BSF man guarding J&K CM's house arrested, removed from duty after his weapon goes off November 17, 2014

    Srinagar: A Border Security Force personnel guarding Chief Minister Omar Adbullah's residence was on Monday arrested after his service weapon went off. The guard has been removed from duty for the lapse. Around 7:10 am on Monday, 4-5 gun shots were heard outside the CM's residence which a BSF personnel at...
  • Harry Potter creator JK Rowling releases new short story about Dolores Umbridge November 1, 2014

    London: Author JK Rowling has released a short new 'Harry Potter' story for her fans on Halloween. The story centres around Dolores Umbridge, who has never quite been on Potter's good side, reported E! Online. "Umbridge is not only one of the most malicious Potter characters, she is the only person...
  • JK Rowling to launch new 'Harry Potter' short story for Halloween October 25, 2014

    Author JK Rowling is set to release a new "Harry Potter" short story for Halloween. The author has made "Harry Potter" fans excited as she recently announced that a new "Harry Potter" short story will be released on Halloween. The upcoming story, around 1700 words, will focus on the spiteful Hogwarts professor...
  • The wizards are back! 'Harry Potter' spinoff book to be adapted for a trilogy October 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Author JK Rowling has confirmed that 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', a spinoff of her 'Harry Potter' series, will be brought to the big screen via a trilogy. However, Rowling, 49, has said that the project will be "neither a prequel nor a sequel to the 'Harry...
  • J&K Assembly polls: EC assesses situation in state October 8, 2014

    Srinagar: The Election Commission on Wednesday reviewed the situation in Jammu and Kashmir for conduct of assembly elections in the state, ravaged by recent floods. Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi was briefed about the devastation wreaked by the flood, the reconstruction and rehabilitation measures taken by the state government and the...
  • JK Rowling tweeted a riddle and left Harry Potter fans guessing with a clever anagram about her next film October 8, 2014

    Author JK Rowling set Twitter ablaze with a riddle she posted from her Twitter handle. Rowling posted an anagram and followed it up with a couple of hints in her tweets later. The mysterious tweets set rumour mills abuzz hinting at the return of Harry Potter. However, it was none...
  • J&K: Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on richter scale hits Indo-Pak border September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: An earthquake of 4.6 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred on the Indo-Pak border region of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. According to the Indian Meterological Department, the quake struck at 9.52 pm. The depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the surface, IMD said. ...
  • J&K government launches 'Any Time, Any Where' access state portal September 22, 2014

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday launched single window 'Any Time, Any Where' access to the information and services of various departments of Jammu and Kashmir Government. "The portal will provide to people a single window 'Any Time, Any Where' access to the information and services...
  • Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home games shifted to Mohali after floods September 21, 2014

    Mohali: The BCCI has decided to shift Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home matches to Mohali, following the devastating floods that hit the state and left the two cricket grounds in deplorable condition. "Recently, we have taken a decision that due to the natural calamity in Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab Cricket...
  • News 360: Network 18 reporter turns rescuer, saves lives while reporting in J&K September 12, 2014

    A Network 18 reporter turned into a rescuer and started to help people while reporting for the Jammu and Kashmir floods. As frustrations spike with rescue operations, locals indulge in stone pelting at relief choppers. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 12, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • J&K floods: Oil installations under water, IOC airlifts aviation fuel to aid air sorties September 11, 2014

    Certain oil installations in the flood ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir are under water, oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed the media on Thursday. However, to deal with any adverse eventuality, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has airlifted aviation fuel (ATF) to Srinagar to aid air sorties to the marooned valley. ...
  • Centre's help to floodhit J&K impressed Congress leaders: Parrikar September 11, 2014

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the Centre's quick assistance to the Jammu and Kashmir government following the massive floods has even impressed some Congress leaders. "There were three Congress veterans and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who praised Narendra Modi Government for the help that was...
  • J&K: No extra charges on rescheduling flights, DGCA directs airlines September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: With unprecedented floods devastating Jammu and Kashmir, aviation regulator DGCA today directed all airlines not to charge anything extra from passengers from Srinagar and Jammu if they rescheduled their bookings. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) also asked the airlines not to levy any cancellation fee from passengers...
  • JK Rowling won't take a word against Dumbledore! The author's response to homophobic troll on Twitter goes viral September 8, 2014

    JK Rowling, the author of the infinitely famous Harry Potter series, shot down a homophobic troll on Twitter and how! The author has 3.65 million Twitter followers but has only tweeted 170 odd tweets since August 2009 when she joined Twitter. It must have taken a special kind of troll...
  • Home minister despatches 70 boats, 5 NDRF teams to J&K September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Seventy boats and five teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been sent to Jammu and Kashmir for the rescue and relief of floodaffected people. The decision was taken by Home Minister Rajnath Singh today after reviewing the flood situation in the state. Singh ordered that the...
  • Water level decreasing in Jammu but situation in Kashmir worsens: Omar September 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is battling with massive floods that have claimed the lives of over 110 people so far. Assessing the current situation, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the water level in Jammu is decreasing. However, he also maintained that the situation in Kashmir has worsened adding that...
  • J&K: PM Narendra Modi to visit floodhit regions today as state battles worst floods in 60 years September 7, 2014

    Srinagar: With massive floods claiming the lives of over 100 people in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit the state on Sunday to personally review the situation and assess the damage caused. The decision to visit the state came following a review meeting which Modi...
  • Declare J&K floods a national calamity, says Congress September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With the flood situation turning grim in Jammu and Kashmir and the death toll mounting to 100, Congress on Saturday demanded that it be declared a national calamity. Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on phone and demanded...
  • J&K: 3 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Pulwama September 2, 2014

    Srinagar: Three terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama. Security forces had engaged with terrorists in a gun battle in the Hanjan village of the Pulwama district on Tuesday morning. The operation had been launched following information about presence of terrorists there, a police official said....
  • J&K: Heavy firing between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama September 2, 2014

    Srinagar: In an early morning encounter on Tuesday, security forces engaged with terrorists in a gun battle in the Hanjan village of the Pulwama district. According to sources, one JeM commander is suspected to be involved in the gun battle. Security forces launched an operation in Hanjan village in Rajpora area...
  • Harry Potter creator JK Rowling just posted a new short story about the singing sorceress Celestina Warbeck August 18, 2014

    JK Rowling's website Pottermore has posted new writing by the bestselling author about the international wizarding singing sensation Celestina Warbeck. The 500word entry about Celestina, who is sometimes known as the 'singing sorceress,' provides neverbeforeknown facts about this obscure character whom readers never 'meet' in the Harry Potter series although...
  • Radcliffe now into indies, but 'Potter' trails August 10, 2014

    San Diego: J.K. Rowling published a new Harry Potter short story last month. And Daniel Radcliffe braced himself once again. The 25yearold British star faces consistent and persistent questions from fans and the press about whether he'll return to the character that he spent much of his childhood playing. Rowling's story...
  • JK Rowling writes as Dumbledore to 15yearold Harry Potter fan who lost her entire family in a shooting August 7, 2014

    A 15yearold Harry Potter fan who quoted Albus Dumbledore while coming to terms with a shooting that killed her entire family, had the surprise of her life when author JK Rowling sent her a letter signed as the beloved wizard headmaster and an acceptance to the Hogwarts school of witchcraft...
  • J&K police officer arrested for 'molesting' teenager August 6, 2014

    Srinagar: A police officer has been arrested on charges of molesting a 13yearold girl in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. "Inspector Aijaz Ahmad has been arrested following a complaint about sexual assault on a minor girl in Kokernag area of Anantnag district yesterday," a police spokesman...
  • J&K: Protest against Israel's Gaza action turns violent, 1 killed in police firing July 19, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: A youth named Suhail Ahmad was killed on Saturday in the police firing in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place as the protest against Israel's action against Palestine turned violent. The young Suhail Ahmad succumbed to his wounds. The...
  • In JK Rowling's second story, Harry Potter's wife Ginny, a sports reporter with the Daily Prophet, live blogs from the Quidditch World Cup July 14, 2014

    On Tuesday when JK Rowling gave fans a glimpse of how Harry Potter and his gang are doing 7 years post the battle at Hogwarts, there were speculations on whether these posts would become a regular feature on the Pottermore site. Good news is that on Saturday, Rowling posted a live...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 13, 2014

    This week, CJ puts its focus on the issues concerning the children. Be it the condition of government run schools, child labour or sexual harassment faced by young women, it's all here on the show. ...