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Bollywood singer Arijit Singh performing at Parade Ground Sector 17 of Chandigarh on Saturday, April 16 2016. Express Photo by Sahil Walia *** Local Caption *** Bollywood singer Arijit Singh performing at Parade Ground Sector 17 of Chandigarh on Saturday, April 16 2016. Express Photo by Sahil Walia

How Arijit Singh has come to represent the homogeneity that’s taken over male playback singing in Bollywood.

Gurinder Chadha, Viceroy's house

Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha on her upcoming film on Partition, the perks and perils of being part of a diaspora and why she would love to make a film set in India.

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This short video featuring Dangal actor Aamir Khan displays the social stigma and patriarch ways we witness in our society on a day-to-day basis, but tend to ignore it as it doesn't appear as a major problem.

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BlackBerry KeyOne has gone official at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. The phone will go on sale in April worldwide.

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BlackBerry KeyOne has been announced the Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC), but is there anything truly exciting here?

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Exponent Big Data and AI platform will enable service providers to analyse and predict end users usage and behaviour patterns, enabling new and unique revenue streams.

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‘Bullet for bullet’ Pakistan policy will worsen Jammu Kashmir situation, says Farooq Abdullah
‘Bullet for bullet’ Pakistan policy will worsen Jammu Kashmir situation, says Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah, who was a union minister during the previous UPA government, said it was “imperative that an effort be made towards restoration of peace (in Kashmir).

Bail to separatist leader suspended
Bail to separatist leader suspended

The court suspended the operation of the bail order till February 27 on a state government plea against the bail to the separatist leader.

Srinagar: Separatists call off strike on Friday in view of Mahashivratri
Srinagar: Separatists call off strike on Friday in view of Mahashivratri

The separatist leaders — Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik — have been issuing weekly protest calendars since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen leader Burhan Wani.

Valley operation called off in face of protests
Valley operation called off in face of protests

As stone-throwing intensified, the operation was called off and the blockade lifted, witnesses said.

Mehbooba Mufti rejigs Cabinet, 2 ministers quit
Mehbooba Mufti rejigs Cabinet, 2 ministers quit

When contacted, Bukhari said, “It was primarily my reshuffle alone. I have resigned and I wrote a detailed letter to the CM giving reasonable reasons.

Valley reacts to Army chief: PDP backs him, NC, Hurriyat criticise
Valley reacts to Army chief: PDP backs him, NC, Hurriyat criticise

National Conference spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu criticised the Army chief, saying the need of the hour was to engage the youth politically and threatening them would push them further away.

Mehbooba’s cabinet expansion: Former minister Bukhari set to return
Mehbooba’s cabinet expansion: Former minister Bukhari set to return

The PDP had left vacant two of its Cabinet berths in April last year

Govt shouldn’t sack on its own: BJP takes on ally PDP after J&K counsel in SC dismissed
Govt shouldn’t sack on its own: BJP takes on ally PDP after J&K counsel in SC dismissed

The BJP has complained that the party was kept in the dark over the decision to dismiss Sunil Fernandes.

Srinagar: Yasin Malik arrested, Mirwaiz under house arrest
Srinagar: Yasin Malik arrested, Mirwaiz under house arrest

Malik was arrested when he and his supporters tried to lead a march from Sarai Bala area to Lal Chowk in the heart of Srinagar, the summer capital of the state

Srinagar: Two banks, post office gutted in fire at Lal Chowk
Srinagar: Two banks, post office gutted in fire at Lal Chowk

The two banks gutted in the fire were the Court Road branches of Punjab National Bank and Vijaya Bank.

Kashmir: Heavy snowfall draws tourists, hoteliers upbeat
Kashmir: Heavy snowfall draws tourists, hoteliers upbeat

Heavy snowfall in the Valley is attracting hundreds of tourists from various parts of the country and abroad. Skiiers are flocking to the slopes of Gulmarg, considered one of the best skiing destinations in the world.

Implementing agenda of alliance only solution to woes: Mehbooba Mufti
Implementing agenda of alliance only solution to woes: Mehbooba Mufti

The agenda of alliance was reached between PDP and BJP after the elections in the state delivered a split mandate in December 2014, and after two months of hectic negotiations.

Tasaduq Mufti joins PDP on father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s first death anniversary
Tasaduq Mufti joins PDP on father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s first death anniversary

Tasaduq, a famed cinematographer, joined the party in the presence of his sister and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti who was there along with her cabinet and party colleagues.

Soldier dies of electric shock in Jammu
Soldier dies of electric shock in Jammu

Lance Naik Daleep suffered an electric shock during some repair work of an invertor at army camp in Nagrota last night, they said.

Snowfall in Srinagar, wet weather in store over next few days
Snowfall in Srinagar, wet weather in store over next few days

Srinagar received fresh snowfall on Thursday while rest of the Valley witnessed snowfall for the third consecutive day, with the Met department predicting more wet weather over the next few days.

Season’s first snowfall in Srinagar
Season’s first snowfall in Srinagar

Srinagar recorded the first snowfall of the season as most areas in the Valley received overnight snow and rains that provided much-needed relief from the intense cold as the mercury rose due to cloud cover.

Kashmir shivers under sub-zero temperature; dry weather continues
Kashmir shivers under sub-zero temperature; dry weather continues

Kashmir continued to witness dry weather and sub-zero night temperature, even as there was some respite in the cold wave conditions in state’s Ladakh region where the mercury went up by several degrees.

Despite curbs, Srinagar makes 4 Lakh suggestions for Smart City
Despite curbs, Srinagar makes 4 Lakh suggestions for Smart City

Despite restrictions on Internet and mobile services during the unrest in the Kashmir Valley, residents of Srinagar submitted more than four lakh suggestions to the administration in a bid to help the city win a spot in the Centre’s Smart City project. Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) had in September sought suggestions from people on how […]

After three-month ban, Kashmir daily back on the stands
After three-month ban, Kashmir daily back on the stands

The District Magistrate’s order had alleged that the publication of Kashmir Reader posed a threat to peace in the valley

Jammu and Kashmir set to get new police chief
Jammu and Kashmir set to get new police chief

The present DGP, K Rajendra Kumar was appointed in May 2014 and completed his term in August this year.

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir as Mercury dips across Valley
Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir as Mercury dips across Valley

The Meteorological Department in Srinagar has forecast mainly dry weather for the rest of the days of the year which could lead to a further drop in the night temperature.

J&K government trying to create world-class tourist infrastructure: Mehbooba Mufti
J&K government trying to create world-class tourist infrastructure: Mehbooba Mufti

CM Mufti dismissed the notion that the state was unsafe for tourists in the aftermath of months-long unrest in the Valley

J&K: MLA Rashid evicted from pavement outside CM’s residence
J&K: MLA Rashid evicted from pavement outside CM’s residence

The lawmaker was on a 48-hour sit in to protest against government decision to issue identity certificates to West Pakistan refugees living in Jammu and Kashmir.

Temperature below freezing point across Valley; Leh coldest at minus 13.6 deg C
Temperature below freezing point across Valley; Leh coldest at minus 13.6 deg C

The Meteorological Department has forecast mainly dry weather in the state over the week ahead, which could lead to further drop in the night temperature.

Kashmir: Militants rob Rs 11 lakh from bank in Pulwama
Kashmir: Militants rob Rs 11 lakh from bank in Pulwama

The militants, whose number was not known, barged into the Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch at Rantipora in Pulwama district, a police official said.

Kashmir: Sub-zero night temperatures in most parts
Kashmir: Sub-zero night temperatures in most parts

The city had witnessed mainly clear skies for the last two days after a spell of rain on Saturday.

J&K: Banned black film removed from VC’s vehicle, teachers protest
J&K: Banned black film removed from VC’s vehicle, teachers protest

The Supreme Court in 2012 banned use of black films on window glass of the vehicles. Only vehicles of protected persons falling in ‘Z’ and ‘Z Plus’ category may be exempted by police.

J&K government’s official website lists two law ministers
J&K government’s official website lists two law ministers

In the official telephone directory of the state government, PDP leaders Abdul Haq Khan and Basharat Bukhari have been shown as holding charge of the Law and Justice Department.

J&K government forms panel to look into GST-related issues
J&K government forms panel to look into GST-related issues

The Committee, which shall be serviced by Finance Department, has been asked to submit its report with a period of three months.

J-K: Two militants killed after three-day gunbattle in Anantnag
J-K: Two militants killed after three-day gunbattle in Anantnag

One civilian was killed during the operation, while more than three dozen villagers were injured when protesters tried to break the cordon around the village.

Death of teenager inspires road safety campaign in Kashmir
Death of teenager inspires road safety campaign in Kashmir

According to official figures from January to September, 665 people have lost their lives in traffic accidents across the state.