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GoI awards Param Vir Chakra to JK Governor’s fax machine

Jan 29th, 2019 | By
Governor Malik

New Delhi: The Government of India has awarded the highest gallantry award, Param Vir Chakra, to the fax machine of J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik, “which gave its life at the crucial moment to thwart the advancing Pakistan sponsored forces of NC, PDP and Congress”. This is the first time that the highest gallantry posthumous
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‘Babul Iqbal’ gate cuts down Bab Demb stink by 80 per cent

Feb 28th, 2018 | By

Srinagar: A new gateway constructed near the Bab Demb here will cut its stink by around 80 per cent, the government said today. The red coloured brick tiled gate has a feel of Mughal architecture, and takes away all the attention from the stink. “There were a lot of questions among people, but once the
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Diaper reporting of Taimur Ali Khan healthy journalism: NIA clarifies

Feb 17th, 2018 | By

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) which has taken upon itself the role of defining real journalism today clarified it considers diaper reporting of star kid Taimur Ali Khan as healthy journalism. The clarification came after the agency was criticised for ignoring quality journalism in its initial list which covered only government functions and birthday
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JK to introduce plastic pants to curb dog bites

Jan 19th, 2018 | By

Srinagar: After failing to curb the stray dog population in state, the J&K government has decided to introduce hardened plastic pants among the residents to curb the menace of dog bites. The pants will first be provided in Kashmir Valley and have been made mandatory for tourists visiting Kashmir. Giving details commissioner of Srinagar  Municipal
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Power cuts to turn Kashmiris into mathematical wizards: Govt

Jan 2nd, 2018 | By

Srinagar: Long, random and frequent power cuts in Kashmir Valley have the potential of turning ordinary Kashmiris into mathematical wizards, the J&K government asserted today. The power cuts are regulated by a complex set of algorithms, officials said, and breaking these algorithms to predict the next power puzzle required enhanced math skills. “We are utilsing  complex software and algorithm to determine when power to certain
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Mehbooba bans her own videos for inciting unrest

Aug 5th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: Clamping down on ‘objectionable content’ available on the internet that ‘incites unrest’, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has banned her old government-bashing videos recorded during her days in opposition. Ms Mufti has directed the cyber cell of the police to get such content removed from the internet and take action against people sharing them. In
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Vijay Mallya denies running away with Modi’s achhe din

Mar 11th, 2016 | By

Liqour baron and Member of Parliament Vijay Mallya today denied allegations that he had run away with Modi’s promised achhe din (good days). The self claimed king of good times, who has apparently fallen on bad times, told Dapaan in an exclusive interview from an undisclosed location that he had no interest in immaterial things
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India launches vaccination drive to combat anti-nationalism

Feb 20th, 2016 | By

New Delhi: Indian Health Ministry is launching a nation-wide vaccination drive to combat growing anti-nationalism in the country. The drive comes after a breakthrough by Indian scientists led by Baba Ramdev, who developed the ‘Rashtravadi’ vaccine from special antigens found in gomutra or cow urine. The vaccine manufactured by Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved under the much hyped flagship
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Modi tweets #selfieonpot to promote toilet use among Indians

Dec 23rd, 2015 | By

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took his penchant for selfies to a new level by tweeting a selfie from the toilet seat to prompt Indians into using toilets. “Flaunt your washrooms, post your #selfieonpot. Let’s relieve our great India from the greatest menace of open defecation.” Modi tweeted. He promised to tweet a #selfieonpot everyday
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