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 LAWDA demolishes several illegal constructions

 LAWDA demolishes several illegal constructions

SRINAGAR : The Enforcement Wing of Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) today demolished three illegal constructions including Roofing, Concrete wall and Hut at Shalimar, Ashai Bagh Saida Kadal and Abi karpora Dal in Green belt areas of Dal lake. The illegal constructions were carried out taking undue advantage of the Covid-19 Lockdown. Several FIRs […]

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Prof Talat chairs maiden meeting of panel on NEP-2020

Prof Talat chairs maiden meeting of panel on NEP-2020

Sub-committees constituted for early action on desired objectives

Srinagar : Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad Monday chaired a crucial meeting of top academics and officers of the varsity to discuss the National Education Policy-2020. Addressing the participants, Prof Talat asserted that the objectives envisaged in the NEP-2020 for the higher education sector are greatly advantageous for the stakeholders, including […]

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First direct Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi amid deal

First direct Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi amid deal

Abu Dhabi:  A Star of David-adorned El Al plane flew from Israel to the United Arab Emirates on Monday, carrying a high-ranking American and Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi in the first-ever direct commercial passenger flight between the two countries. The Israeli flag carrier’s flight marked the implementation of the historic U.S.-brokered deal to normalize […]

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Earth may have been wet ever since it formed: Study

Earth may have been wet ever since it formed: Study

London:  Earth’s water may have come from materials that were present in the inner solar system at the time the planet formed — instead of far-reaching comets or asteroids delivering such water, according to a study. Researchers, including those from the Universite de Lorraine in France, determined that a type of meteorite called enstatite chondrite […]

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78,512 new COVID19 cases in India, 971 deaths

78,512 new COVID19 cases in India, 971 deaths

New Delhi:  The novel coronavirus tally in India crossed 36 lakh on Monday with 78,512 new cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 27,74,801, pushing the recovery rate to 76.62 per cent, the Health Ministry said. The death toll climbed to 64,469 with 971 more people succumbing to the infection in a span of […]

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Indian economy contracts 23.9% in April-June quarter on COVID-19 impact

Indian economy contracts 23.9% in April-June quarter on COVID-19 impact

New Delhi: India’s GDP shrank by the steepest ever 23.9 per cent in the April-June period as the coronavirus lockdowns battered an already slowing economy, official data showed on Monday. Agriculture was the only outlier as all other sectors, including manufacturing, construction and services, suffered steep declines. India’s economy had grown by 5.2 per cent […]

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Nation mourns losing one of its worthiest sons: Prez Kovind on Mukherjee’s demise

Nation mourns losing one of its worthiest sons: Prez Kovind on Mukherjee’s demise

Scholar par excellence, towering statesman who always blessed me: PM

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday condoled the death of his predecessor Pranab Mukherjee saying his demise is the passing of an era and the nation mourns losing one of its worthiest sons. “Sad to hear that former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee is no more. His demise is passing of an era. A […]

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Fiscal deficit overshoots budget target in July on lower revenue collection

Fiscal deficit overshoots budget target in July on lower revenue collection

New Delhi:  The Union Government’s fiscal deficit overshot the budget target for the current financial year within four months (April-July), mainly on account of the impact of lockdown on revenue collections. According to the data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), fiscal deficit during April-July was at 103.1 per cent of the annual […]

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Sudan, rebel alliance reach deal in ongoing peace efforts

Sudan, rebel alliance reach deal in ongoing peace efforts

Juba (South Sudan):  Sudan’s transitional authorities and a rebel alliance signed a peace deal on Monday following months of tortuous negotiations aimed at ending the country’s decades-long civil wars, but other powerful armed groups have thus far declined to join them. The deal was reached between the Sudanese government and the Sudan Revolutionary Front, a […]

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Pranab Mukherjee: the president who could never be prime minister

Pranab Mukherjee: the president who could never be prime minister

New Delhi:  A quintessential party loyalist and the trusted Man Friday of three Congress prime ministers, Pranab Mukherjee’s climb up the political ladder stopped just short of his ambition to occupy 7 Race Course Road, instead sending him to the Rashtrapati Bhavan as the country’s first citizen. Mukherjee, India’s 13th president, Congress’ troubleshooter through the decades […]