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House passes grants of Agriculture allied Deptts.

House passes grants of Agriculture allied Deptts.

Maintaining that Government has given emphasis to the Agriculture and allied sectors, Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura said that several centrally and State Sector Schemes have been introduced in the State to increase agriculture production. Winding up the discussions on demand of grants for the Agriculture and allied Departments, Hanjura said that “we

Teachers training in Mathematics, Science and English begin

Training of teachers in Mathematics, Science and English was inaugurated at 15 centers of different clusters falling under summer zones of this District. Near about 1405 teachers participated on the first day of this important training. Chief Education Officer Poonch Ch Lal Hussain inaugurated the training programme at HSS (G) Poonch. Speaking on the occasion

Modi-Obama talks: India to open new consulate in Seattle

India will soon open its sixth consulate in Seattle to cater to the needs of large number of Indian-Americans living in the northwestern part of the US. “We hope to open a new Indian consulate in Seattle,” Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said after the conclusion of the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and

Stop two-faced talks: Congress tells Amit Shah on Ram Temple issue

With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah raking up the Ram Temple issue in Ayodhya ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls scheduled next year, the Congress Party on Wednesday alleged that the saffron party was making desperate attempts to keep the issue alive for political gains. Congress leader Pramod Tiwari asked why the

Stop maligning India’s image abroad: Shiv Sena’s Saamna to PM Modi

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi “to stop maligning India on foreign shores” with his public utterances on corruption in the country. The Sena took strong objection to Modi’s repeated statements criticising the corrupt systems in India during his foreign trips, saying this would prove counter-productive in the long run. “The

Spoiling for a fight, fighting for god

In 1095, Pope Urban II asked the Christians of Europe to march to Jerusalem and take the Holy City away from its Muslim rulers. And his appeal succeeded beyond his wildest hopes. Thousands upon thousands of warriors turned east, launching the First Crusade. Urban’s call certainly featured some good rhetoric. He hit on three themes

Stephen Keshi, Nigeria football legend, dies at the age of 54

Former Nigeria defender Stephen Keshi, who won the African Nations Cup as both a player and a coach, died of a suspected heart attack on Wednesday, the country’s football association has confirmed. The 54-year-old coached Nigeria to the Nations Cup title in South Africa in 2013, 19 years after lifting the trophy as a player,