Tag: Indian

Rain/ snow likely to lash some places in Uttarakhand on Jan 5 and 6

The State Meteorological Centre has forecast rain and snow in many parts of the state for two days starting from January 5. The climate would, however,  remain mainly dry in the state on Thursday, though the sky would be overcast for a part of the day.  Besides, mist might occur in some parts of  the plains in Uttarakhand on...

Valley infects Jammu with pro-terror ire

Protests against ultras’ encounter raise concern; radicalized youths under the lens For the first time, an alarming similarity is seen in the security situation between Kashmir valley and Jammu province — swelling of the crowd at the funeral of terrorist killed in encounter besides hartals, protests, and demonstrations against their killings. The first such incident took place in Sunderbani...

India’s GDP growth slows to 7.1%, but retains fastest tag

India’s economy slowed to 7.1 percent in the July-September quarter of the year from 8.2 percent in the previous quarter on the back of a sharp drop in manufacturing, agriculture and mining activities, the Government data showed on Friday. The GDP growth in July-September quarter is the lowest in three quarters but better than 6.3 percent in the same...

Ram Mandir will be built whether or not BJP wins polls: Sena chief

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said if the BJP Government was determined to honour court’s order why it promised people during elections that construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya will start during their regime. “The Ram Temple will be constructed at any cost whether the Modi Government returns to power or not. For some...

GDMC to get 8 more assistant professors

The state government has given its approval to appoint eight assistant professors in the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC). In an order, the secretary, health and family welfare,  Nitesh Jha directed the direct medical education to appoint Dr. Himanshu Agarwal and Dr. Ravleen Kaur Bakshi as assistant professor in Community Medicine, Dr Sindhu Chaudhary in Anatomy, Dr Jyotsna Agarwal...

It’s extremely easy to judge someone: Sunny Leone

Actress Sunny Leone says she gets judged by people for who they assume her to be. “Something that I always get judged for is ‘who people think I am’. It is extremely easy to judge someone,” Sunny said in a statement. In sync with her belief, the actress has joined Craftsvilla’s latest campaign #JudgeMeNot — which aims to break...

BJP, Congress raise issue of omissions in voters list

Parties seek action against those responsible for anomalies in voters list A day after polling was held for the urban local body elections in the state, both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress have complained to the State Election Commission about a large number of people deprived of exercising their franchise due to their names missing from the...