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  • Talk to Kashmiri Pandits before deciding on their return: VHP to government 1 week ago

    Jammu: VHP on Saturday appealed to the Central and the Jammu and Kashmir governments to consult and take into confidence Kashmir Pandit community before planning their return to the Valley. The Hindu right wing outfit also announced to launch a country-wide awareness campaign to expose "separatists", who the outfit said were...
  • Schools in Kashmir reopen post flood threats April 3, 2015

    Srinagar: Schools in Kashmir Valley reopened on Friday after remaining shut for four days in the wake of incessant rains and flood threats in the region, officials said. Most of the government and private schools in Kashmir reopened on Friday after they were closed on Monday due to heavy rains, they...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 3, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Giriraj'S Sonia attack: Should PM Modi sack Giriraj? April 2, 2015

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday dismissed union minister Giriraj Singh's "racist" remarks as stemming from a "narrow mindset" even as party members staged protests while the BJP sought the matter to be closed as he had expressed regrets. ...
  • News 360: ED files charge sheet in Rose Valley ponzi scam April 2, 2015

    Arrested Rose Valley group chairman Gautam Kundu was among the six people named in the charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate in the Rose Valley ponzi scam on Thursday. ...
  • Rose Valley chit fund scam amount almost Rs 60,000 crore, several political leaders under scanner April 2, 2015

    Kolkata: After the Saradha multi-crore chit fund scam, West Bengal has been struck by another ponzi scheme. The Rose Valley chit fund company has duped over 1 crore people and leaders from different political parties have now come under the scanner. Rose Valley chit fund scam is believed to be...
  • Enforcement Directorate files chargesheet in Rose Valley ponzi scam case April 2, 2015

    The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday evening filed the chargesheet in multi-crore Rose Valley ponzi scam. The chargesheet include names of six accused including head of the group. The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of state police had seized properties of Rose Valley which include 17 acres land and buildings on it worth...
  • Heavy rain in Kashmir Valley, parts of Srinagar waterlogged March 29, 2015

    Srinagar: Heavy rainfall in the Kashmir valley over the past 24 hours has created panic among some people in Srinagar about the possibility of fresh floods, police said on Sunday. The heavy downpour has inundated many low-lying areas of Srinagar including Rajbagh, one of the worst-hit areas during the unprecedented floods...
  • 'Shadow of Mordor,' 'Monument Valley' win big at Game Awards March 5, 2015

    San Francisco: "Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor" is king of the Game Developers Choice Awards. Monolith Productions' gritty action-adventure game set between J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" was honored as the game of the year at Wednesday's 15th annual ceremony, which is held during the Game Developers...
  • Australia tour diary: The Barbossa valley in all its splendour February 23, 2015

    Situated on nearly approx 100 acres of prime land the vineyard, is one of the oldest in the Barbossa valley. ...
  • 100 Indian tech startups may get to learn 'how to build a billion dollar company' in Silicon Valley February 10, 2015

    Kochi: At least 100 technology startups from Kerala could be given a chance to travel this year to the Silicon Valley in the US to learn about the nuances of building a billion dollar tech company, according to Mayor of Menlo Park Catherine Carlton. Carlton, who is leading a three-member delegation...
  • Facebook, LinkedIn join to boost dwindling numbers of women in tech February 7, 2015

    Menlo Park: Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon Valley jobs long dominated by men. In an exclusive joint interview with The Associated Press, Facebook Chief Operating...
  • 13-year-old Indian-origin Shubham Banerjee builds Braille printer with Legos, starts company January 20, 2015

    Santa Clara: In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The California eighth-grader has launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print Braille, the tactile writing system for the visually impaired. Tech giant Intel Corp recently invested in his startup, Braigo Labs. Shubham...
  • Iconic Egyptian actress Faten Hamama dies at 83 January 18, 2015

    Cairo: Iconic Egyptian actress Faten Hamama died Saturday after suffering a medical crisis. She was 83. Hamama was admitted several weeks ago to a Cairo hospital and was later released, but then had to be hospitalised again when her health deteriorated, the official Egyptian agency MENA reported. She was one of Egypt's...
  • In pics: Shikaras struggle to move in frozen Dal lake in Srinagar January 2, 2015

    It was the season's coldest night in the Kashmir valley on Thursday. Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of minus 5.6 degrees Celsius, down from the previous night's minus 4.8 degrees Celsius. Kargil, also in Ladakh region, too recorded the season's low of minus 16.1 degrees Celsius compared to the previous night's...
  • BJP fails to make inroad in Kashmir valley, secure any seat in Ladakh region December 23, 2014

    Srinagar: Notwithstanding the remarkable performance of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu region, the saffron party was not able to make inroad in Kashmir valley and also failed to open an account in the Ladakh region. Despite a high voltage campaigning by top brass of the BJP including Prime Minister Narendra...
  • J&K polls: Campaigning for final phase ends with 213 candidates in fray on 20 seats December 18, 2014

    Jammu: After a record turnout of voters in the previous four phases, high-voltage campaigning for the fifth and final leg of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, to be held on December 20, ended on Thursday, with a number of high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, trying their...
  • Immediately resolve Kashmir dispute or Jihad will be launched against India: Terrorist Hafiz Saeed December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: On a Black Friday, which was marked by four attacks by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Kashmir dispute needed to be resolved immediately otherwise Jihad against India will continue. Saeed's warning came on a day when he...
  • Incentives on to offer to shoot in J&K, but cinema halls shut in Kashmir Valley November 27, 2014

    Srinagar: In an effort to boost tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, both the People's Democratic Party and National Conference have offered special incentives to filmmakers to shoot in the state even though no cinema halls are allowed to operate in Kashmir valley. Critically-acclaimed Bollywood movie 'Haider' was based on Kashmir and...
  • J&K: Chenab Valley may be the clincher, parties go all out to woo November 20, 2014

    Bhaderwah (J&K): It is famous as "mini Kashmir" for its resemblance to scenic beauty of the Valley, but mountain-locked Bhaderwah lacks development and basic tourism infrastructure which people allege is due to the "discrimination" meted out to it. As Bhaderwah in Jammu region goes to polls in first phase on November...
  • BJP goes full throttle to woo voters in Chenab Valley November 18, 2014

    Jammu: BJP is making inroads in Congress's bastion of Chenab Valley with its star campaigners, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, set to take out mega rallies in the region to boost party's poll prospects in the first phase of the polls. Chenab Valley, which comprises of Kishtwar, Doda, and Ramban districts,...
  • As winter approaches, J&K flood victims turn to government for help November 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Nearly three months after the massive floods in the valley destroyed over a lakh homes, many victims are still forced to live in tents. For people like 67-year-old Saleema, the last couple of months have been nothing short of miserable. The tent provided by government after the floods is too...
  • Infosys pulls out of new development centre project in Bengaluru November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Country's second largest software services firm Infosys has pulled out of the proposed software development centre project to be set up near Bengaluru citing lack of infrastructure in India's 'Silicon Valley'. It has also asked the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) to refund the deposit for land it...
  • 81 terrorists killed in Kashmir Valley this year November 1, 2014

    Srinagar: As many as 81 terrorists have been killed in Kashmir Valley so far this year, with security officials saying the number is higher than that in the last two years. "A total of 81 terrorists have been killed in different operations along the Line of Control (LoC) and in the...
  • J&K: 3 national highways leading to Kashmir Valley opened September 17, 2014

    Srinagar: The life in floodhit Kashmir region is limping back to normal as vehicular traffic to the Valley has been restored through three national highways facilitating the resumption of supplies at a massive scale. The national highways Mughal Road, SrinagarJammu and KishtwarSinthan have been thrown open for traffic, a spokesman...
  • 'Positive attitude' is a must in life: Bachendri Pal September 17, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Bachendri Pal who in 1984 became the first Indian woman to summit Mt. Everest said that positive attitude and mental toughness were a must in life. "Today with technology, things have become easy. I am excited about my expedition to Kharta Valley," said Pal. ...
  • Bachendri Pal to lead women's expedition to Kharta valley September 16, 2014

    A sevenmember Indian women's mountaineering expedition to Kharta Valley in Tibet will be led by the legendary Bachendri Pal. ...
  • Fresh rains bring flood worries in J&K, could hamper rescue operations September 14, 2014

    Srinagar: In bad news for the relief and rescue work in Jammu and Kashmir, fresh rains on Sunday have raised worries for floods in the already ravaged state. After a few clear days, rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning lashed Srinagar and other parts of the Valley on Sunday. The river...
  • Bachendri Pal to lead women's expedition to Kharta Valley September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A sevenmember Indian women's mountaineering expedition to Kharta Valley in Tibet will be led by the legendary Bachendri Pal. The trek will begin on Sunday and will continue till October 9. The contingent includes the first Indian woman to climb all the seven highest summits in seven continents Premlata...
  • 1,500 trucks stuck on way to Kashmir September 9, 2014

    Jammu: Nearly 1,500 trucks carrying essential supplies to Kashmir were on Tuesday stranded on the JammuSrinagar national highway as sections of the road were washed away in the flash floods, cutting off the Valley from the rest of the country. Officials said stretches of the over 300km long highway have either...