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Bill Gates Sr, father of Microsoft co-founder, dies at 94

San Francisco, Sept. 16 -- Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has lost his father William H. Gates II, a lawyer and philanthropist. He was 94. Gates died peacefully at his beach home in Washington state... Read More


India's GDP expected to contract 9% in FY21: ADB

New Delhi, Sept. 15 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday projected a 9 per cent contraction of the Indian economy in the financial year 2020-21, revising its outlook within three months as t... Read More


Cricket on the edge: A Kashmir hillock turned into a pitch with one of the world's scariest boundaries

Diehard cricketer, Sept. 15 -- The fielders have to be on their toes here. A cover drive, cut, or a just a heave by a right-hander has to be stopped knowing exactly where the boundary ends. You have t... Read More


Kashmir Editors Guild elects new body, Sajjad Haider president

Srinagar, Sept. 15 -- Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) Tuesday elected its new body for a two-year mandate. The media body elected Sajjad Haider as its president, Masood Hussain as secretary general, Shafa... Read More


KEG condemns use of force against scribes

Srinagar, Sept. 15 -- Kashmir Editors' Guild (KEG) has condemned the use of force against the scribes who were covering the gun battle at Marwal Pampore. At least one of them, Kamran Yousuf, was injur... Read More


NC MPs seek parliament discussion on J&K situation post 370 abrogation, raise issue of slow probe in Shopian-Rajouri case

New Delhi, Sept. 15 -- Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Members of Parliament led by Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday called on Speaker Lok Sabha, Om Birla and sought discussion on the situation of Jam... Read More


Govt kicks off process for holding elections to vacant Panchayat seats in J&K

Srinagar, Sept. 15 -- Jammu and Kashmir government has kicked off the process for holding elections to vacant Panchayat and Block Development Council (BDC) seats in the union territory. The administr... Read More


'UPSC Jihad' show: Can't allow you to say Muslims are infiltrating civil services, SC to Sudarshan TV, defers broadcast

New Delhi, Sept. 15 -- The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Sudarshan TV to defer the broadcast of its programme touted as a "big expose on the conspiracy" regarding Muslims "infiltrating government ser... Read More


Kashmir R&B engineer siphons off Rs 2.67 crore from Airtel, Reliance; arrested: ACB

Srinagar, Sept. 15 -- The J&K Anti Corruption Bureau has arrested a Junior Engineer of R&B department accused of siphoning off over Rs 2.67 crore that cellular companies had paid as penalty for damagi... Read More


'Chief Mayor!' Omar, Sajad, ors troll Kejriwal as centre attempts 370 deja vu to AAP Govt

Srinagar, Sept. 15 -- Kashmiri political leaders troll Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal after the Centre reportedly decided to amend GNCTD Act 1991 to give sweeping power... Read More