The Karnataka government has decided to reopen colleges in the state from November 17. This includes engineering, diploma, and degree colleges. Soon after quitting the BJP, Eknath Khadse joined the Nationalist Congress Party in the presence of party chief Sharad Pawar on Friday. Rashtriya Janata Dal...
BJP lashed out at the Congress over the Gupkar alliance in Kashmir. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded that the Congress party should clear its stand on the restoration of Article 370 in the valley. ‘I want to ask Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, do they want restoration of Article 370? Please tell the nation categorically and clearly does the Congress support annulment of pro-people laws?’ Prasad asked. The Minister also asked whether the Congress party supports Farooq Abdullah’s statement on seeking China’s help for restoration of Article 370 and Mehbooba Mufti’s remark on the Indian flag. Prasad said that the Congress will be asked these questions until they clear their stand. ‘Will congress support annulment of all pro-people & pro-poor laws passed by the Parliament following the abrogation of Article 370 in the valley?, Prasad asked. He also lashed out at Mehbooba Mufti over her statement that the Central government had desecrated the constitution to abrogate Article 370 in the valley. Watch the full video for all the details.
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In a bid to make education system stronger in Jammu and Kashmir, UT administration has started upgrading the educational infrastructure at Government Degree College Bijbehara of Anantnag in South Kashmir. Construction of 11 additional classroom blocks and two common halls are at full swing. The construction work on the ground floor of the block has been completed and shuttering for laying of floor slab on 1st floor is underway. The project work is being executed by PWD RandB department at a cost of Rs 10.31 crore. The project is being funded under the World Bank's Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project. The students of this degree college hailed the step taken by the UT administration. Although, all educational institutions are closed across Kashmir Valley but the construction work is in full swing as government has eased lockdown restrictions.
A Kashmir-based podcast offers a platform to youngsters to connect with the locals of the Valley. The podcast 'Mashq Talks' empowers young talent to harness creativity. The 'Mashq Talks' podcast series is an episodic series of digital audio or video files. Its aim is to connect young Kashmiris to the world through digital media. Founder Umar Nisar said, "I tried to offer Kashmir, its own 'Ted Talks' and I started an initiative and named it 'Mashq Talks'. It is as same as 'Ted Talks'. We started a podcast through which we targeted 100 Kashmiri influencers and featured them. Kashmir has abundance of talent but at the same time, they lack platform." A writer Sulah Shabir said, "Their intention is to bring youth from the Valley in front. If I talk about myself, I have been writing for last 6 years but I am in limelight for last 6 months. This happened because we don't know how to reach to the audience through our talent. We have lots of talent but no exposure and this is our biggest drawback as our social and political situation are not well. This podcast is a big initiative."
Nashik’s Om Mahajan cycled from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 8 days. Om covered a distance of 3,600 km on his bicycle in eight days, seven hours and 38 minutes. Om started his journey from Srinagar last week & finished on November 21. He set the record for the fastest bicycle journey across India. Om’s uncle, Mahendra Mahajan had held the record for the fastest bicycle ride from Srinagar to Kanyakumari which was recently broken by Indian Army's Lt Col Bharat Pannu. Om said that it was his dream to bring back the record home. Watch the full video for more details.
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Mega Traffic awareness camp was organised in Srinagar. The camp was organised by the administration under the Srinagar smart city Ltd. HODs from universities, Health officials and students participated in the event to learn traffic rules. The motive of organising the camp was to make coordination between all departments so that the traffic rules could be implemented in a better way. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey of JandK High Court also interacted with participants and informed them about the rules and punishments related to traffic rules violation. This awareness camp will help administration in controlling the road accidents.
The Indian National Congress is in talks with the 'People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration' to jointly contest upcoming local-level elections in Jammu and Kashmir. The Gupkar grouping is led by Farooq..
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