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  • JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' to turn into miniseries 25-04-2014 09:20 AM

    Los Angeles: Author JK Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' will be brought onto the small screen. The first book for adult readership from the "Harry Potter" author will be adapted into a three-hour miniseries on HBO and BBC, reported Ace Showbiz. The story centres on Pagford, a seemingly idyllic English village...
  • J&K: Terrorists strike NC leader's house, 4 including attackers killed 13-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Srinagar: A National Conference Youth wing leader's house in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama was attacked by terrorists on Sunday afternoon in which two policemen were killed. The two militants who opened fire at the house of the political leader were gunned down by police in an encounter that followed. The...
  • Omar says will stick with UPA, wants Modi to apologise for 2002 riots 05-04-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Lauding the decade-long rule of the Congress-led UPA government, Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the National Conference would stick to the coalition irrespective of the election results. Participating in the Network18-Google Hangout on Saturday, Omar said that there was no question of joining hands...
  • Robert Galbraith's novel 'The Silkworm' to be released in June 06-03-2014 09:30 AM

    Hachette publishing house announced the upcoming release of a new Robert Galbraith novel in the month of June, 2014. The Silkworm, as the novel has been titled, is the second novel by Galbraith with Cormoran Strike as the lead, followed by his young assistant, Robin Ellacott. The book revolves around...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Jammu and Kashmir votes on April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 7 05-03-2014 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir will vote for Lok Sabha elections in five phases. The polling dates are April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 7. ...
  • Gradual revocation of AFSPA will begin in my present tenure: Omar 22-02-2014 11:44 PM

    Srinagar: Stating that incidents of militancy related violence in Jammu & Kashmir have come down by over 70 per cent in the past five years, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday asserted that gradual revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will begin in his present tenure. "The...
  • Harry Potter author JK Rowling to pen second crime fiction under pseudonym Robert Gailbraith 18-02-2014 01:37 PM

    Even though the Harry Potter author JK Rowling was outed last year as the author of 'Cuckoo's Calling', published under pen name Robert Gailbraith, she will retain the pseudonym for her upcoming crime fiction novel 'The Silkworm'. Publisher Little, Brown describes Rowling's latest venture as "a compulsively readable crime novel...
  • Second thriller due from JK Rowling alter ego Galbraith 18-02-2014 08:27 AM

    London: JK Rowling is back with a novel involving a writer whose acid-tipped pen may have led to murder. Publisher Little, Brown said on Monday that it is publishing a second book by Robert Galbraith, the 'Harry Potter' author's thriller-writing pseudonym. 'The Silkworm' sees the return of detective Cormoran Strike,...
  • Kashmir has been virtually converted into a prison: Mehbooba Mufti 13-02-2014 07:01 PM

    Jammu: Demanding immediate release of youths arrested in the past few days, People's Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday condemned the state government for its "intolerance" and said Kashmir "has been virtually converted into a prison". Intervening during the Question Hour in the Assembly, she said, "Kashmir has been...
  • J&K: HC directs ex-minister Shabir Khan to appear before police 12-02-2014 06:01 PM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday has directed ex-health minister Shabir Ahmad Khan, who is charged with molestation of a lady doctor to present himself before the police. But the court gave him some relief by saying that he can secure bail on his arrest after furnishing...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-02-2014 10:17 PM

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  • Jammu and Kashmir: Doctors on strike, demand Health Minister Shabir Khan's arrest 08-02-2014 11:25 AM

    Srinagar: Strengthening their attack on J&K Health Minister Shabir Ahmed Khan, who stepped down on Friday following molestation allegations, the Kashmir Doctors Association has called for a day-long strike on Saturday demanding his arrest. Pressure is mounting on the Omar Abdullah government as an FIR has been lodged against Khan...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-02-2014 10:40 PM

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  • News 360: Telangana Bill cleared, CM Kiran Reddy stays defiant 07-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the Telangana Bill. The Bill is likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on February 12. Hyderabad will be the joint capital for Telangana and Seemandhra. There is no major change in the original Telangana draft. The demand of Seemandhra leaders to make Hyderabad...
  • People across Indo-Pak border rejoice as bus service at LoC resumes 03-02-2014 09:44 AM

    People across the India-Pakistan border are heaving a sigh of relief with the bus service at LoC resuming after two week's deadlock between the two nations. ...
  • Harry Potter and Hermione Granger should have married, admits JK Rowling 02-02-2014 01:49 PM

    A section of fans knew it all along. They'd talk about it in forums and chat rooms and would get into lengthy explanations when they'd be scoffed at by other Potterheads. Today they feel vindicated as author JK Rowling admitted she made a mistake by marrying off Ron Weasley and...
  • J&K: One terrorist killed in encounter with security forces 01-02-2014 09:42 AM

    Srinagar: The encounter between security forces and terrorists that started on Friday evening continues in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama region. One militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad has been killed in the gun battle. According to the police, firing continues between the two sides as security personnel hunt for another suspected terrorist in...
  • At the LoC, Army helps save pregnant women 30-01-2014 08:02 AM

    Srinagar: As J&K battles a harsh winter, the Indian army is emerging as a saviour for people near the line of control. With incredible effort from both the Air Force and the Army, more than 200 people have been evacuated from Kisthwar alone. In the cut off areas of Machhil...
  • J&K: CB files charge sheet against 25 people in entrance exam scam 13-01-2014 05:21 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday has submitted a charge sheet before a special judge against 25 accused including former Chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer in connection with the alleged question paper scam. The Crime Branch of J&K Police submitted the charge sheet...
  • J&K: Woman forced to deliver outside hospital in snow 11-01-2014 09:02 PM

    In yet another shocking incident of medical negligence, a woman was forced to deliver her child in a snow filled compound of a hospital in subzero temperatures in Srinagar. The incident took place at Kukroosa village in Kupwara district near Srinagar when the hospital staff and doctors failed to arrive...
  • Bhushan clarifies on his army in J&K remark, BJP, Cong slam him 06-01-2014 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: Lawyer-turned activist and AAP leader Prashant Bhushan came under fire over his comments on Kashmir with both the BJP and Congress strongly opposing his comments on what they called is a sensitive national subject. Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley hit out at Bhushan for supporting a referendum using...
  • Lawyer fined for revealing pseudonymous author was JK Rowling 02-01-2014 11:44 PM

    A lawyer who blew JK Rowling's cover when she wrote a detective novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith has been fined 1,000 pounds and received a written warning from a British legal watchdog. Chris Gossage, a partner at Russells Solicitors, which represented the Harry Potter author, leaked one of the...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 31-12-2013 09:48 PM

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  • News 360: AAP slashes power tariff, 50 pc cut for up to 400 units 31-12-2013 09:46 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a hurry as far as election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are concerned. After announcing the scheme to supply 20,000 litres of free water to every household with metered connection on Monday, a day later Kejriwal delivered another of his...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar 26-12-2013 11:24 PM

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  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi 26-12-2013 09:22 PM

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • JK Rowling's 'Harry Potter' to be a stage show now 21-12-2013 11:01 AM

    London: After selling over 400 million copies of the seven-part book series 'Harry Potter' worldwide and inspiring eight film adaptations of the popular novels, author JK Rowling is reportedly set to co-produce a stage show of the series in London's West End. The writer, along with prominent theatre producers Sonia...
  • Omar challenges Modi to a debate on Article 370 anytime, anywhere 05-12-2013 02:06 PM

    New Delhi: The controversy over the issue of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir is refusing to die down with state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah challenging Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for an open debate 'anytime, anywhere'. Omar had earlier warned that any move to abrogate Article...
  • I owe everything to 'Harry Potter': Daniel Radcliffe 18-11-2013 04:55 PM

    London: Actor Daniel Radcliffe says he owes everything to 'Harry Potter', but adds that after working in a franchise for a long time one is eager to try many different things. Radcliffe made his acting debut as the wizard boy in the film adaptations of JK Rowling. The 24-year-old star...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Rishi Dhawan takes five as Himachal crush J&K 16-11-2013 07:30 PM

    Dharamsala: Pacer Rishi Dhawan grabbed a five-wicket haul as Himachal Pradesh crushed Jammu & Kashmir to an innings and 192-run defeat in their Ranji Trophy group C match on Saturday. Himachal pacers led by Dhawan (5 for 51) wreaked havoc as they dismissed J&K, who started day three on 14...