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Rajnath Singh asks BSF to step up vigil

Union home minister Rajnath Singh inspects a guard of honour during a visit to the BSF headquarters in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

To stall efforts of cross border terrorist outfits taking advantage of the flood-damaged border fencing which has left huge gaps on the frontier with Pakistan, the Union home minister Rajnath Singh on

Circle rates hiked, property prices to rise

Property rates in the national capital are set to shoot up as lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung on Monday approved a 20 per cent hike in the circle rates.

Government asks Delhi Development Authority for sewage treatment land

The city government has asked the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to provide land to set up more common effluent treatment plants (CETP) in the national capital.

Enforcement Directorate conducts searches in Delhi in Agusta scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is investigating alleged kickbacks into the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland copter deal, on Monday Chandigarh-based Aeromatrix company’s former board member Gauta

Scholarships for non-tech courses open

The city administration has invited applications for scholarships and reimbursement of half of the tuition fees from the socially and economically-backward students studying professional courses (non-

Lawyer alleges rape, consumes poison in Supreme Court

A 35-year-old advocate reportedly consumed poisonous tablets in the Supreme Court on Monday afternoon, blaming lax probe by the Chhattisgarh police in her own rape case.

Pawan Kumar Bansal denies discussing appointment

Former railways minister Pawan Kumar Bansal at the Patiala House courts in New Delhi on Monday.  	— PTI

Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Monday told before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court as prosecution witness and got his statement recorded.

Kin ‘set ablaze’ by jailer dies

A 25-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries at the Safdarjung Hospital on Sunday night, five days after she was set on fire, allegedly by her father-in-law, who is a deputy superintendent at Tihar J

7,000 teacher posts still vacant

Due to lackadaisical approach of the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB), teaching at primary level in city’s municipal schools has been adversely affected as some 7,000 posts have not

With arrest of trio, bank gang busted

With the arrest of a retired deputy manager of a nationalised bank and two others, the Delhi police on Monday claimed to have busted a gang of cheats which was trying to siphon off crores of rupees fr


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.