Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: jammu

A Himalayan village under Rowling’s spell after writer replies to young fan’s wish to meet her

A write-up by Kulsum Banoo Batt about her desire to meet Rowling was shared on Twitter by her teachers and caught the author’s attention. New...

Kathua rape-murder case was actually ‘cracked’ in Delhi, thanks to just one spot of blood

Evidence was sent to Delhi for forensic tests, and despite the washed clothing of the victim, the lab found a spot of blood that is said to have tied everything together.

Time for Home ministry to lay down clear objectives and aims for Jammu & Kashmir

It’s a common lament among Army officers — they bring the security situation under control, but political steps aren’t taken to capitalise on it.

Jammu youth now demand amnesty for 2008 Amarnath land row accused

A delegation of Jammu youth met interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma on 24 November and asked for the same amnesty granted to stone-pelters in Kashmir.

India needs to regain confidence of Kashmiri people: Dineshwar Sharma

The new interlocutor says he would take a ‘different approach’ to solve Kashmir’s problems and that he is open to talk to anyone in the Valley.

Chenani-Nashri – a tunnel at the end of a struggle

India’s longest road tunnel, Chenani-Nashri, had to overcome floods, payment disputes, accidents and landslides before it could see the light of day.

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File photo of Taliban soldiers | ANI

Nothing has changed about Taliban, from terror to Sharia. Islamic world should pressure them

From upholding women’s rights to ensuring safety & internal harmony, the Taliban have backtracked on every promise they made, and the outcome can’t be great.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.