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Chinese pitch 7 tents in Chumar; standoff still on

The standoff in Chumar area of Ladakh took a new turn on Sunday with Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) pitching seven tents well within the Indian territory and showing no signs of withdrawing fr

ONGC seeks sops from Mozambique

With over $5 billion inves-tment of state owned oil PSUs struck in Mozam-bique’s giant oil field Rovuma-1, ONGC is hopeful that African nation will take a decision on incentives by March 2015.

97 of 14,071 inmates in Tihar have HIV/AIDS

As many as 97 people with HIV/AIDS are lodged in Tihar Jail, Asia’s largest prison.

‘India can rise again, have a clear roadmap’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by BJP president Amit Shah at the party headquarters in New Delhi. — Pritam Bandyopadhya

PM Narendra Modi has said that India has a chance to rise again as a global economic power and suggested that it can match China.

Just one in five start-ups gives good returns, say experts

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India has witnessed a boom in the e-commerce/start-up sector in last five years but only one out of five start-ups gives good returns, while three do not give any return or simply fold up, say experts

LNJP Colony nurse found dead at staff house

A 45-year-old nurse employed with one of the city’s major hospitals was found dead in mysterious circumstances inside the staff quarters where she lived after separating from her husband in Central De

Government to unveil scheme for organic farming

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi having shown his penchant for organic farming, the ministry of agriculture will soon unveil a scheme to rope in about 50 lakh farmers in one lakh villages.

Portable PF account number from October 16

Retirement fund manager EPFO’s ambitious project to provide portable universal PF account numbers (UAN) to its subscribers will be launched on October 16.

Najeeb Jung gave ‘safe exit’ to Sheila Dikshit aide?

 Najeeb Jung

Delhi lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung is now facing allegations of providing a “safe exit” to an aide of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who is facing serious charges of corruption and ext

IIT Council may change eligibility criteria today

The IIT council, which is scheduled to meet on September 22, is likely to change the eligibility criteria from the existing top 20 percentile to top 20 percentile or 75 per cent marks in the Class XII


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.