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 2022-01-22 10:36 

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'Operation Snow Leopard' still on, troops on alert, says Army Commander...

UDHAMPUR, Jan 22: The 'Operation Snow Leopard' is still on with troops on alert and ready to meet any eventuality as the focus of disengagements in Ladakh continues to be through talks, Army's northern commander Lt Gen Y K Joshi said on Saturd...

 2022-01-22 09:53 

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Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J&K's Shopian...

SRINAGAR, Jan 22: A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday, police said. Acting on specific information about the presence of Terrorists in the Kilbal area of the south Kashmir dis...

 2022-01-22 09:48 

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Delimitation has started, elections will be held soon in Jammu and Kashmir: Amit Shah...

New Delhi, Jan 22: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the delimitation process in Jammu and Kashmir has started and soon elections will be held soon. Speaking virtually at the launch of the District Good Governance Index in Jammu and Kash...

 2022-01-22 09:22 

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PM Modi asks DMs to make plans for taking govt benefits to people in time-bound manner...

New Delhi, Jan 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked districts magistrates of various districts to work on time-bound targets. "We have to reach 100 per cent saturation between service and facilities for each district with a time-bound ta...

 2022-01-22 09:02 

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Pak flag seized along IB in J&K's Samba...

JAMMU, Jan 22: Amid heightened security arrangements ahead of Republic Day, a small Pakistani flag was seized along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials here said. The flag tied to a balloon landed inside ...

 2022-01-22 08:53 

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Home Minister Amit Shah releases first-of-its-kind District Good Governance Index for Jammu and Kashmir...

Jammu, Jan 22: Home Minister Amit Shah released a first-of-its-kind District Good Governance Index for 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday afternoon. The event will also see Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh and Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha de...

 2022-01-22 07:49 

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Aspirational districts now eliminating barriers to progress: PM...

NEW DELHI, Jan 22: Aspirational districts are now eliminating the barriers to the progress of the country and they have become accelerators for growth instead of impediments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday as he interacted with District Mag...

 2022-01-22 07:26 

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Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in J&K's Shopian, 2 trapped...

SRINAGAR, Jan 22: An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at Kilbal village of South Kashmir's Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir . As per the sources, two terrorists are believed to be trapped in the area. A joint team of J&K...

 2022-01-22 06:58 

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Gulmarg, other places in Jammu and Kashmir, receive fresh snowfall...

Srinagar, Jan 22: Gulmarg and other upper reaches of Kashmir received fresh light snowfall during the night, even as the minimum temperature in most parts of the valley settled above the freezing point, officials said on Saturday. Gulmarg, the famous skii...

 2022-01-22 06:49 

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Driver Injured After Truck Plunges Into Deep Gorge...

JAMMU, Jan 22: A driver sustained injuries after the truck he was driving in skidded off the road and fell into the deep gorge on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Shalgadi Chamelwas area on Saturday morning. Reports reaching that a truck bearing regis...

 2022-01-22 06:03 

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Booster Dose 3 Months After Covid Recovery: Centre's New Rule...

New Delhi, Jan 22: The Centre on Friday said that Covid vaccination, including precaution doses, for individuals having lab test proven coronavirus infection will be deferred by three months after recovery. In a letter to all states and union territories,...

 2022-01-22 05:38 

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2021 watershed year for armed forces in J&K and Ladakh: Lt Gen Y K Joshi...

UDHAMPUR, Jan 22: A top army officer on Saturday called 2021 a "watershed year" for the armed forces on Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. He said the troops displayed boldness in standing up to ...

 2022-01-22 05:28 

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 2022-01-22 05:26 

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179 fresh cases of COVID-19 recorded in Ladakh...

Leh, Jan 22: Ladakh reported 179 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the overall caseload in the Union Territory to 24,213 and active cases to 1,101, officials said on Saturday. Leh district reported 112 positive cases while the rest 67 came from Kargil district...

 2022-01-22 04:18 

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India adds 3.37 lakh new cases with positivity rate at 17.22%; 488 fatalities...

New Delhi, Jan 22: India added 3,37,704 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,89,03,731, which includes 10,050 cases of the Omicron variant, according to Union health ministry data updated on Saturday. The active cases h...

 2022-01-22 04:15 

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Earthquake jolts J&K's Doda region...

Jammu, Jan 22: An earthquake of 4.0 magnitude hit Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district in the early hours of Saturday, an official said. The quake occurred at 2.53 am. There are no immediate reports of any damage, Director Disaster Management Aamir Ali s...

 2022-01-21 21:43 

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6 fully vaccinated persons among 7 die of COVID in Jammu, 1890 new cases...

23 more in Civil Sectt, two at Raj Bhawan, 5 in Aadhaar office infected 5 IAS, IPS, JKPS officers test positive Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, Jan 21: After spike in cases, COVID casualties also showed surge in Jammu division today with seven persons succumbing to...

 2022-01-21 21:42 

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Shah to virtually release first-ever DGGI for 20 districts of J&K today...

Jammu, Doda, Samba, Pulwama, Srinagar leading so far J&K first UT/State to have DGGI: Dr Jitendra Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 21: Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah will release the District Good Governance Index (DGGI) for 20 districts ...

 2022-01-21 21:41 

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South Africa hand 'Out of Sync' India embarrassing series defeat with 7-wkt win in 2nd ODI...

Paarl, Jan 21: A young South Africa punished a jaded Indian team for its outdated approach, handing it one of the most comprehensive series defeats in recent times with an easy seven-wicket victory in the second ODI here on Friday. A target of 288 was bel...

 2022-01-21 21:41 

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One dies, 3830 test +ve for Corona in Kashmir; active cases rise to 34,882...

Fayaz Bukhari Srinagar, Jan 21 : Kashmir today reported 3,830 fresh cases of COVID-19 pushing the number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 34,882 and one person succumbed to the viral infection taking the death toll in J&K to 4,591. Click here to wa...

 2022-01-21 21:40 

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Increase testing in areas with more COVID cases: LG...

'Focus more on local containment' Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU/NEW DELHI, Jan 21: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today reviewed COVID-19 situation with the members of COVID Task Force, DCs and SPs and discussed the various steps being undertake...

 2022-01-21 21:40 

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Sindhu enters semis, Prannoy crashes out of Syed Modi International...

Lucknow, Jan 21: Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu rallied from a game down to eke out a hard-fought win over Thailand's Supanida Katething to enter the semifinals of the Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament here on Friday. The top-seeded I...

 2022-01-21 21:40 

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Shahnaz, Farzana bring laurels to UT Ladakh; win gold, bronze medals in Asian Sikh Games...

Excelsior Sports Correspondent KARGIL, Jan 21: Shahnaz Parveen daughter of Mohammad Issa from Sankoo Kargil and Farzana Batool daughter of Mohammad Baqir from Trespone Kargil have brought laurels to Union Territory of Ladakh by winning gold and bronze med...

 2022-01-21 21:40 

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Akhnoor Club lifts Veterans Cricket Cup...

Excelsior Sports Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 21: Akhnoor Cricket Club defeated Ever Shine Cricket Club Satwari by 36 runs and lifted the Veterans Cricket Cup here today. During the final match, KD Bhagat DySP DAR was the chief guest and Councillors Rakesh Ma...

 2022-01-21 21:40 

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UT Ladakh team wins 9th IHAI National Women Ice Hockey C'ship...

Excelsior Sports Correspondent LEH, Jan 21: UT Ladakh Women Ice Hockey team has won the 9th IHAI National Women Ice Hockey Championship, held at Kaza, Himachal Pradesh. A total of six women ice hockey teams from New Delhi, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Chandi...

 2022-01-21 21:40 

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Cong releases youth manifesto...

UP polls NEW DELHI, Jan 21: The Congress on Friday released a manifesto for the youth ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections with Rahul Gandhi asserting that the party wants to build a "new UP" driven by the strength of the youth. In the ma...

 2022-01-21 19:27 

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Tata Motors launches latest range of passenger vehicles in Bhutan...

New Delhi, Jan 21: Tata Motors on Friday said it has launched its latest range of passenger vehicles in Bhutan. The company said it has launched the product range in association with Samden Vehicles, an authorised distributor of passenger vehicles in Bhut...

 2022-01-21 19:26 

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Nexzu Mobility unveils e-cycle Bazinga priced at Rs 49,445...

Mumbai, Jan 21:Pune-based EV maker Nexzu Mobility has expanded its e-cycle range with the unveiling of 'Bazinga,' the commuter segment bike, priced at Rs 49,445. The cargo version of the e-bike has, however, been priced at Rs 51,525, the company s...

 2022-01-21 19:25 

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Govt taking significant steps to boost startup ecosystem: Goyal...

NEW DELHI, Jan 21: The Government is taking significant steps such as resolving the angel tax issue, simplification of tax procedures, and self-certification, in a bid to boost the startup ecosystem of the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Go...

 2022-01-21 19:25 

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US & India should set bold goals to achieve USD 500 billion in bilateral trade: new USIBC president...

WASHINGTON, Jan 21: After achieving enormous progress in their overall relations, the US and India must now set bold goals to take their ties to a new level and achieve the ambitious target of USD 500 billion in bilateral trade, Atul Keshap, the new presi...

 2022-01-21 19:24 

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Honouring the tricolour...

Not any intentionally but wholly due to absence of proper awareness among Government organisations, agencies and people associated laws, practices and conventions needed to be adhered to while displaying the National tricolour , is what the central Govern...

 2022-01-21 19:23 

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Adani Wilmar sets IPO price band at Rs 218-230/share...

New Delhi, Jan 21: Edible oil major Adani Wilmar Ltd (AWL) on Friday fixed a price band of Rs 218-230 a share for its Rs 3,600-crore initial public offering (IPO). The three-day initial share-sale will open for public subscription on January 27 and conclu...

 2022-01-21 19:23 

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Laurus Labs inks pact with MPP to produce molnupiravir...

New Delhi, Jan 21: Drug firm Laurus Labs on Friday said it has inked a pact with Geneva-based MPP (Medicine Patient Pool) for manufacturing the oral COVID-19 antiviral medication molnupiravir. "We are happy to sign an agreement to manufacture the oral...

 2022-01-21 19:23 

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Ferocity of the "3rd wave" of the pandemic...

We have unfortunately witnessed a flare-up or a virtual explosion of Corona virus infections in Jammu and Kashmir breaking the records of the last two waves in respect of the highest number of infections in a day with over 5818 new cases reported. Kashmir...

 2022-01-21 19:21 

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Startup Toothsi raises USD 9 mn in funding from Stride Ventures, others...

NEW DELHI, Jan 21: Clinical beauty tech startup Toothsi on Friday said it has raised USD 9 million (over Rs 65 crore) in a debt funding round led by Stride Ventures. The company, which offers at-home smile makeover services, such as dental alignment, said...

 2022-01-21 19:21 

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Fuel prices remain unchanged...

New Delhi, Jan 21: The fuel prices continued to be steady as petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Friday. The fuel prices had come down sharply on November 4, 2021, after the Centre announced reduction in excise duties on petrol and diesel by Rs...

 2022-01-21 19:01 

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Libya's central bank, torn by civil war, says it will unify...

Cairo, Jan 21: Libya's central bank said that it has started a process to reunify after being split for years during the country's civil war. In a statement on Friday, the bank said the reunification of the its institutions will be implemented in ...

 2022-01-21 19:00 

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Enhancement of Retirement age of varsity teachers in JK...

Dr. Vikas Sharma MHRD Guidelines / UGC Regulations 2018: It is pertinent to mention that UGC Regulations 2010 and UGC Regulations 2018 have already fixed the age of superannuation in case of University teachers at 65, which is however awaiting implementat...

 2022-01-21 19:00 

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How can science reach the masses...

Narinder Singh Sumbria India has an impressive scientific heritage. Scientific research in fields such as mathematics, astronomy, medicine and material science — has been carried out in the Indian sub-continent since ancient times. However, a remark...

 2022-01-21 18:58 

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Speak and smile with dentures...

Dr Munish Gupta Aging is a universal and a normal inevitable biologic phenomenon. Oral health is an integral part of overall general health and wellbeing of an individual. Dental problems can devastate a person's physical as well as psychological well...

 2022-01-21 18:58 

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Functioning of District Development Councils...

Mahesh Chander Sudan We, the people of Jammu and Kashmir, have been passing through an experimenting phase as regards functioning of Development Councils especially during administrative governance of resources through LG and his limited team of advisors....

 2022-01-21 18:57 

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Evolution: how Victorian sexism influenced Darwin's theories new research...

Bath (UK), Jan 21: Sex is an expensive business, biologically speaking. Finding a suitable mate takes time and energy. Offspring are also a huge investment of resources. But sex does offer a rewarding possibility: children who are fitter than their parent...

 2022-01-21 18:56 

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New AI model helps discover genetic risk factors for motor neurone disease...

LONDON, Jan 21: Scientists have developed a new machine learning model for the discovery of genetic risk factors for ailments such as Motor Neurone Disease. Designed by researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK and the Stanford University Sch...

 2022-01-21 18:54 

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Heart ailment causes early brain dysfunction, can treble key protein that triggers Alzheimer's...

LONDON, Jan 21: Heart disease can directly cause brain dysfunction early on which could lead to dementia and can treble the amount of beta-amyloid, a protein that builds up and triggers Alzheimer's disease, scientists said. The new research, published...

 2022-01-21 18:54 

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UK PM, German Chancellor discuss situation around Ukraine...

London, Jan 21: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz have held a phone conversation to discuss the escalation of tensions on the Russian-Ukrainian border, the UK prime minister's office said. "The leaders discussed the...

 2022-01-21 18:52 

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Google spending to influence US congress grew 27 pc in 2021...

Washington, Jan 21: Google spending on lobbyists to influence politicians in Washington grew by more than 27 percent versus the previous year, newly posted federal filings revealed. Google reporting amounts totaled $2.2 million in the fourth quarter, acco...

 2022-01-21 15:52 

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J&K first to release Good Governance Index in the country...

CS calls it an exercise to make administration more innovative, reformative, accessible and accountable JAMMU, JAN 21: The Union Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), V Srinivas today presented the first copy of Di...

 2022-01-21 13:58 

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Navy Chief meets Dr Jitendra, discusses 'Deep Ocean Mission'...

NEW DELHI, Jan 21 : Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral R. Hari Kumar called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic...

 2022-01-21 13:56 

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Centre orders blocking of 35 Pak-backed YouTube channels, multiple social media accounts...

NEW DELHI, Jan 21: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has ordered the blocking of 35 YouTube channels and two websites which were running anti-India propaganda and spreading fake news "in a coordinated manner". These websites and YouTube...

 2022-01-21 13:15 

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J&K Reports 5720 New Covid-19 Cases, 5 Fresh Deaths...

J&K Reports 5720 New Covid-19 Cases (1890 from Jammu Division and 3830 from Kashmir Division), 5 Fresh Deaths The post J&K Reports 5720 New Covid-19 Cases, 5 Fresh Deaths appeared first on Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K ....

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