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In how many ways can an archive inform our understanding of art? CONA, an artists’ hub in Mumbai, explores the question with the collection of the late music critic Sheryar Ookerjee.

varun dhawan birthday wishes

Varun Dhawan turned 31 today. The actor, who has already started prep-up for his next Kalank, has received a lot of warm wishes from his contemporaries.

Gnanavel Raja promoted Tamil version of Naa Peru Suriya, Naa Illu India starring Allu Arjun

Gnanavel Raja said that Tamil heroes charge exorbitant salaries compared to their Telugu counterparts. He also added that he would move to Tollywood if things don’t change soon.

Technology

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This means telcos like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular can bring out any tariff scheme irrespective of their revenue and subscriber market share without being penalised as predatory.

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The minimum age for signing up on WhatsApp in the European Union will now be 16 years, and not 13

Lakes on Mars, NASA Curiosity Rover, California Institute of Technology, Gale Crater, Mars geology, NASA Mars rovers, Old Soaker

Scientists have confirmed that Mars may have had water till 3.5 billion years ago, when lakes were estimated to have dried up.

Jammu News

J&K: Army personnel arrested for alleged abduction bid on minor in Poonch
J&K: Army personnel arrested for alleged abduction bid on minor in Poonch

Identified as Gulshan Singh of Dasba village in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab, sources said that he was posted in Balakote sector along the Line of Control.

Kathua rape-murder case: Low response to strike called by Bar Association, market reopens in Jammu
Kathua rape-murder case: Low response to strike called by Bar Association, market reopens in Jammu

The Bar president B S Salathia had claimed that the bandh call had the support of civil society involving leaders of various social, religious, trade union and political organisations. 

Congress turned blind eye to the influx of Rohingyas in Jammu: BJP
Congress turned blind eye to the influx of Rohingyas in Jammu: BJP

BJP state spokesperson Virender Gupta told reporters that the migration had political ramifications and it could lead to chaos in these areas.

Foreign militant held in Kupwara by Army and Police
Foreign militant held in Kupwara by Army and Police

The arrested militant has been identified as Zabiullah alias Hamzah of Pakistan’s Multan. A wireless set was recovered from his possession. Sources said that the militant was unarmed and injured.

J&K varsity professor accused of sexual harassment, probe ordered
J&K varsity professor accused of sexual harassment, probe ordered

The complaint is mainly against the professor, however, there are also serious allegations made against the V-C and the registrar of the university for allegedly shielding the accused.

Mehbooba Mufti orders proper rehabilitation of street vendors in Jammu
Mehbooba Mufti orders proper rehabilitation of street vendors in Jammu

J&K chief minister directed the district administration, municipal authorities and the JDA to jointly work on identifying appropriate spots where the street vendors could be shifted so that their livelihood was not affected.

J&K: Nowshera agitation continues, 2 dozen injured
J&K: Nowshera agitation continues, 2 dozen injured

 In the wake of the agitation, the state government had Friday decided to appoint separate Additional Deputy Commissioners for Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote subdivisions, but this did not satisfy the protesters.

J&K: Peer Hussain’s son faces action after father’s advice to Mehbooba Mufti
J&K: Peer Hussain’s son faces action after father’s advice to Mehbooba Mufti

Peer Hussain had organized a party function at his house in Shangus South Kashmir and in his speech there had termed the sacking of finance minister Haseeb Drabu as a welcome step.

Sedition case over pro-Pak slogans on J&K varsity campus
Sedition case over pro-Pak slogans on J&K varsity campus

Eisa, 22, who is reported to be the first IS recruit in the Valley, was among three militants killed by security forces in Anantnag on Sunday night.

NIA raids Srinagar jail, seizes mobiles, pen drives, Pak flag
NIA raids Srinagar jail, seizes mobiles, pen drives, Pak flag

Twenty-five mobile phones, some SIM cards, five SD cards, five pen drives, one iPod and a large number of incriminating documents and articles, “including a poster of Hizbul Mujahideen and a Pakistani flag, besides jihadi literature, were seized.”

J&K: Gunmen shoot dead hotelier in Kishtwar
J&K: Gunmen shoot dead hotelier in Kishtwar

SSP Kishtwar constituted a Special Investigation Team led by DySP Operation for investigation in the killing.

Fresh avalanche warning issued in Jammu and Kashmir
Fresh avalanche warning issued in Jammu and Kashmir

People living in the avalanche-prone areas have been advised by the State Disaster Management Authority to take precautionary measures.

BJP expresses concern over delay in completion of development projects in J&K
BJP expresses concern over delay in completion of development projects in J&K

BJP’s state spokesperson, Virender Gupta said the projects are of prime importance and appealed to the ministers and departments concerned to make utmost efforts so that these are completed at the earliest.

Jammu-Kashmir spends Rs 2,000 cr annually on import of meat, poultry
Jammu-Kashmir spends Rs 2,000 cr annually on import of meat, poultry

Minister for Agriculture Development Gulam Nabi Lone Hanjura said his department has prepared a policy paper for putting in place a cold chain for vegetables so that the farmers can get remunerative prices for their produce. 

Snowfall shuts Jammu-Srinagar highway
Snowfall shuts Jammu-Srinagar highway

No vehicular traffic will be allowed on the highway due to continuous snowfall. “Clearance operations will begin once the snowfall stops,” a traffic official said

‘If death penalty was solution, Army camp wouldn’t have faced attack’
‘If death penalty was solution, Army camp wouldn’t have faced attack’

Rasheed, MLA from Langate constituency , said the separatist Hurriyat Conference represents sentiments and sacrifices of the people and accused its leaders of having “diminished their stature by their own actions”.

Girl injured in Shopian firing succumbs
Girl injured in Shopian firing succumbs

On January 24, two militants and a civilian were killed in an encounter at Chaigund village. Three persons, including two girls, were injured after forces opened fire during a protest.

Bill to amend JK Public Property Act, 1985, referred to Select Committee
Bill to amend JK Public Property Act, 1985, referred to Select Committee

The bill was introduced in the House by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri, on the behalf of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

J-K: Teen girl injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch
J-K: Teen girl injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

Ceasefire violation: In view of border shelling, the administration has already ordered closure of schools falling within 5 kms from the border.

J-K govt announces series of steps for upliftment of tribals
J-K govt announces series of steps for upliftment of tribals

Speaking in the state assembly yesterday, Tribal Affairs Minister Choudhary Zulfkar Ali said multiple steps have been taken in education, agriculture, dairy and sheep husbandry sectors to uplift the tribals.