govt likely to Plug Gaps for 'Reliable' Jobs Data by Next yr

New Delhi, Dec. 4 -- India's government plans to bridge the gaps in employment data by next year, with officials gathering details on the job status of about half a billion workers to improve policy m... Read More

TALIBAN acts on securing afghan women's rights

Kabul, Dec. 4 -- The Taliban issued a decree Friday in the name of their supreme leader instructing Afghan ministries "to take serious action" on women's rights, but failed to mention girls' access to... Read More

Chamba villagers hurt in clash with J&K Police team

Chamba, Dec. 4 -- Residents of Jaladi village in Salooni sub-division of Himachal's Chamba district clashed with Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel early on Friday. Salooni deputy superintendent of p... Read More

HP issues gag order for cops seeking pay parity

Shimla, Dec. 4 -- A day after the chief minister warned of action against the agitating cops running a campaign on social media for pay parity, the Himachal Pradesh police on Friday advised its consta... Read More

Baddi pharma firm owner, manager held for fake sales

Shimla, Dec. 4 -- The crime investigation department (CID) of Himachal Pradesh Police on Friday arrested the proprietor and manager of a Baddi-based pharmaceutical company for suspicious sales of narc... Read More

Himachal chief minister directs speedy redress of working class' issues

Shimla, Dec. 4 -- Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday said regular meetings of the service committees of various boards and corporations will be held for redressing issues of the ... Read More

Avoid collateral damage, Azad advises security forces

JAMMU, Dec. 4 -- Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday advised security forces to avoid collateral damage during anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir. "Du... Read More

Islamic State claims responsibility for murder bid on cop

Srinagar, Dec. 4 -- The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on a traffic policeman in old city on Wednesday. Militants on Wednesday night had shot at a traffic cop at point blank r... Read More

Mysterious lights in sky leave J&K residents worried

JAMMU, Dec. 4 -- Police phone lines were flooded with calls by worried residents after a trail of bright lights were spotted in the sky across Rajouri, Poonch, Kathua, Samba and Jammu districts in Jam... Read More

What we know about Omicron variant so far

New Delhi, Dec. 4 -- The big questions -- whether the newest variant of concern (VOC) is more transmissible, more resistant to vaccine or past infection immunity, or more virulent - are likely to take... Read More