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Sunday, August 14, 2022



J-K HC rules for incorporating Dogri language on currency notes

February 09, 2016 10:05 pm

Fifteen regional languages apart from Hindi and English find mention on currency notes and Indian Postal Orders. Dogri, which was incorporated in the 8th Schedule in 2003, does not find place on them.

Music fest brings together musicians from all parts of J-K

February 10, 2009 12:13 pm

Nearly 100 artists from Jammu,Kashmir and Ladakh regions fused their musical performances to an audience spread over 150 countries through live telecast from DD Kashir channel.

Chaos in J-K assembly during MLAs' oath taking ceremony

January 20, 2009 12:59 pm

Noisy scenes were witnessed during oath ceremony of newly elected members to 11th J-K assembly over the languages used for the oath.

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Ex-MLC Vinayak Mete killed in road accident

Updated: August 15, 2022 3:22:37 am

Mete, who was travelling in an SUV, was returning from Pune when the accident took place. He was admitted to the MGM Hospital in Kamothe.

Mamata backs Anubrata: ‘Will protest over ED, CBI excesses’

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:47:52 am

CM slams BJP, CPI(M) and Congress, says they all are comrades in arms

Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in J&K’s Rajouri

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:43:03 am

Sources said that the encounter started around 7:30 pm when militants opened fire on security forces and police personnel who have been combing the Sujan forest area in Budhal for the last few days.

‘India, China must not allow their politics to interfere in internal affairs of neighbourhood’

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:41:15 am

Ex-Bhutan PM Tobgay says India must do more to bring SAARC, BIMSTEC to realise full potential

Karnataka: Former CM Siddaramaiah questions omission of Pandit Nehru from BJP government Independence Day message

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:41:13 am

“Savarkar, who pleaded (with) British officers to get himself released from jail, gets position in the front row. But, Baba Saheb, who fought for freedom by being the voice of marginalized sections, gets placed in the last row,” he further said about a government advertisement.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Big Bull who took risks, always positive on India

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:32:09 am

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, also known as ‘India’s Warren Buffett’, began investing in the stock market in the early 1980s with just Rs 5,000 which grew to $5.8 billion (around Rs 46,000 crore), according to Forbes magazine.

Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator, is able to speak: Agent

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:30:31 am

Rushdie, who was born into a Muslim Kashmiri family in Bombay, now Mumbai, before moving to Britain, has long faced death threats for "The Satanic Verses," viewed by some Muslims as containing blasphemous passages.

National School of Drama registrar, who had called sacking arbitrary, reinstated

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:22:56 am

Prasad had been removed on August 7 by NSD “with the approval of the Chairman of the National School of Drama Society”.

Rajasthan Dalit boy’s death: BJP, BSP criticise Congress govt; Scheduled Caste panel to send team

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:21:39 am

Class 3 student Indra Kumar, studying in Jalore’s Saraswati Vidya Mandir, was beaten up by the upper-caste teacher, Chail Singh, on July 20. Singh has been arrested by Rajasthan police and booked for murder and under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Newsmaker: Vinayak Mete, the Maratha quota votary & former Maharashtra MLC killed in road accident

Updated: August 15, 2022 2:00:14 am

In 2008, Mete was at the centre of a storm after Shiv Sangram workers attacked the house of then Loksatta editor Kumar Ketkar over an editorial criticising the plans to build a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea.