Jio completes 5G coverage planning in top 1,000 cities

New Delhi: Country's largest telecom player Jio has completed 5G coverage planning in top 1,000 cities and conducted field trials of its home-grown 5G telecom gears, Reliance Industries said in its annual report. In the report, RIL (Reliance Indust...

Ashura processions in Budgam: Police issue traffic advisory

Srinagar, Aug 8: Police in Budgam on Monday issued a traffic advisory in view of Ashura processions scheduled to be carried out in the central Kashmir district. Traffic advisory: In view of 10th Muharram (Ashura) corresponding to 9th August, M...

RAMBAN POLICE RESCUED 87 BOVINE ANIMALS UNDER OPERATION “KAMDHENU”

Ramban, 8 Aug: Acting tough against the bovine smugglers and to curb the bovine smuggling menace in District Ramban, Ramban police acting on the specific inputs regarding the transportation of bovine animals, police parties of P/S Chanderkote and P/...

Fatigue, headache among top lingering symptoms months after COVID-19: Study

London, Aug 8: Fatigue and headache were the most common symptoms reported by people an average of over four months after recovering from COVID-19, according to a study. The research, recently published in the journal Brain, Behavior, & Immunity ...

Gold gains Rs 97; silver jumps Rs 527

New Delhi, Aug 8: Gold in the national capital on Monday rose by Rs 97 to Rs 52,490 per 10 gram amid rise in international precious metal prices along with depreciation in rupee, according to HDFC Securities. The yellow metal had closed at Rs 52,...

Policeman shoots self dead inside court complex in J-K's Doda

Doda/Jammu, Aug 8: A policeman allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle at a court complex in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, officials said on Monday. Special Police Officer (SPO) Gurmesh Singh (46) was on guard duty at Doda Session...

PM hails Naidu's witty one-lines as RS bids farewell to vice president

New Delhi, Aug 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said M Venkaiah Naidu's witty one-liners were "revered, and never countered", and hailed his highly productive five-year term as vice president of India and Rajya Sabha chairman. Two days befo...

Fahadh Faasil's Malayankunju' to stream on Prime Video from Aug 11

Mumbai, Aug 8: Actor Fahadh Faasil's survival drama film Malayankunju will make its OTT debut on Prime Video on August 11, the streamer announced Monday. The Malayalam-language film is written by Mahesh Narayanan and directed by Sajimon Prabhakar...

Gippy Grewal says Dharma didn’t inform him before using his vocals for Nach Punjaban: ‘Don’t know what competition they had…’

Singer Gippy Grewal explained the messy controversy surrounding his song Nach Punjaban, which featured in the film JugJugg Jeeyo. The singer revealed that he didn’t even know that his vocals had been used for the film, and found out only months late...

US’ Boston to mark 75th anniversary of India’s Independence with two-day extravaganza

In one-of-its-kind celebrations, the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence will be observed in Boston with participation from 32 countries and will feature an airplane carrying a 220-feet US-India flag over the major American city. The celebra...

SBI shares fall over 3% after Q1 earnings

Shares of State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday fell over 3 per cent in the morning trade after it posted a 7 per cent decline in standalone net profit for the first quarter of the current financial year. The stock declined 3.13 per cent to Rs 514 ...

Sensex rises around 100 points in early deals, Nifty above 17,400-mark

The benchmark indices on the BSE and national Stock Exchange (NSE) opened on a choppy note with marginal gains on Monday amid weak global cues. At 9:29 am, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 96.09 points (0.16 per cent) at 58,484.02, while the Nifty 50 wa...

BOOKS YOU DEFINITELY SHOULDN’T MISS THIS MONSOON

1) “Alive!: Lifestyle Changes to Age-Proof Your Mind and Body” by Rachna Chhachhi (Self Help Book| Format: Paperback/Kindle | MRP: 154 INR) BLURB: It's not about the years you live, it's about how much life you put in each year. We live longer...

Alia Bhatt talks about relationship with mother-in-law Neetu Kapoor: ‘She says I’m not your saas, but your friend’

Alia Bhatt was all praise for mother-in-law Neetu Kapoor and called her ‘ so cool’. In a recent interview, she opened up about how their relationship has evolved and mentioned that it will only get deeper with time. The Darlings actor also mentioned...

NIA carries out raids in Doda, Jammu against JeI members in terror funding case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at multiple places in Jammu and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir against members of banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) in a terror funding case, officials said. Simultaneous raid...

35-yr-old woman found dead in Kulgam, 2nd incident in two days

Kulgam, Aug 8: A 35-year-old woman was found hanging near her native village in Yarikhan area of Damhal Hanjipora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday morning, officials said here. The spot is some 100 meters from her home in Yarikhan, ne...

Active Covid cases in country rise to 1,35,510

New Delhi, Aug 8: With 16,167 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,41,61,899, while the active cases have increased to 1,35,510, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Mo...

Light to moderate rain likely in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 8: Light to moderate rain will occur at scattered places during the next 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said on Monday. Weather remained cloudy in the union territory during the last 24 hours. ...

LAC: HAL developing long endurance drone for vigil

New Delhi: State-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is working on an AI-driven multi-role, advanced and long-endurance drone for strategic missions in high-altitude areas including along the frontiers with China, people familiar ...

Kashmir: Before and after 5 August 2019

Srinagar: Since the day the BJP government at the Centre terminated Jammu & Kashmir's special constitutional status by way of abrogation of Article 370 and 35-A in August 2019, a formidable section of the international media in tune with some sectio...

Cop injured in attack by suspected cattle smugglers

Kathua: A policeman was injured when suspected cattle smugglers hurled stones at a search party in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Sunday, an official said. Police fired two rounds in the air to restore order and arrested one of the attacker...

Three IAS, 8 JKAS officers transferred

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday has ordered transfer and posting of 11 officers including 3 IAS officers and 8 JKAS officers. According to a government order, Shaleen Kabra (IAS), Financial Commissioner (Revenue), J...

Centre to supply 3.5L nat’l flags to Jmu to make ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ success

Jammu: To make ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign a huge success, the Ministry of Culture on the request of the Jammu District Administration is supplying 3.5 Tricolors to be hoisted on every household for celebrating 75 years of Independence as a part o...

Centre approves 224 villages for 4G Services in Ladakh

Jammu: The Centre has approved 224 remote villages in the Union Territory of Ladakh for 4G mobile services in its efforts to improve mobile network services in the region. This is against the backdrop of the locals, students and youths demanding fo...

NEP 2022 HED start reforms for improving quality of learning, teaching in all govt institutes

SRINAGAR: In line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2022, the Higher Education Department (HED), Jammu and Kashmir has initiated a series of reforms for improving the quality of learning and teaching in all Government Institutions. As per th...

Amarnath yatra remains suspended from Jammu

Jammu: The Amarnath yatra remained suspended from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp here for the second day on Sunday owing to a sharp decline in the arrival of pilgrims, officials said. However, a fresh batch of 378 pilgrims left the base camp to pay o...

NITI meet PM urges states to focus on 3Ts, modernising farm sector

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong case for modernising agriculture, animal husbandry and food-processing to help the country become self-sufficient and a global leader in the agriculture sector, even as some states dema...

Cop shoots self dead

Jammu: A Special Police Officer, SPO, in Jammu and Kashmir Police today killed himself with his service rifle here in district Doda. Official sources said that he was posted at the session court at Doda. “One SPO namely Gurmesh Singh son of Tirat...

J&K reports 708 new Covid cases

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 708 fresh COVID-19 cases that took its infection tally to 4,69,749, officials here said. The death toll remained unchanged at 4,776, they said. While 65 fresh cases were reported from the Jammu divisi...

Protesters block NH in Rajouri

Jammu: A pregnant woman died post delivery at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district which led to hundreds of people staging a protest alleging negligence by doctors, officials said on Sunday. Vandna D...

1 dead, 2 hurt in landslide

Jammu: One person was killed and two others injured Sunday when a landslide struck a remote village in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Two daily wage workers of Jal Shakti department along with a labourer were repairing a wat...

SSLV satellites placed in wrong orbit; no longer usable

Update: SSLV D1 placed satellites into elliptical orbit instead of circular orbit, satellites no longer usable, says ISRO. Failure of a logic to identify a sensor failure and go for salvage action caused the deviation: ISRO. ISRO Chairman S Soman...

SpiceJet flyers walk on Delhi airport’s tarmac after waiting for bus for 45 min; DGCA probe begins

A significant number of passengers who disembarked from SpiceJet’s Hyderabad-Delhi flight on Saturday night walked on the airport’s tarmac as the airline could not provide a bus for around 45 minutes to take them to the terminal, sources said. Av...

Holiday on account of Ashoora postponed

Srinagar Aug 7: The J&K administration on Sunday postponed the holiday on account of Ashoora, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (RA), the grandson of the Holy Prophet (SAW)observed on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic ...

Honoured to be onboard India's 1st Indigenous Aircraft Carrier: Mohanlal after IAC Vikrant visit

Kochi, Aug 7: Superstar Mohanlal has expressed his gratitude after he visited Vikrant, the country's first indigenously built aircraft carrier. The 62-year-old actor visited the soon-to-be-commissioned aircraft carrier with filmmaker Major Ravi o...