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Mir Zahoor , Haq Khan refutes rumors about joining Congress

Srinagar, June 21 : Senior PDP leader,Former Minister and MLA Pampore Mir Zahoor Ahmad has refuted the rumors being circulated on some WhatsApp groups since morning about his joining Congress Party in Delhi today along with 4 other PDP members. Mir Zahoor told a local news agency over phone that he is at his Srinagar […]

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7-yr-old Tamil Nadu boy ‘sold’ off by alcoholic father for Rs 20,000; rescued

Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu): A seven-year-old boy from Tamil Nadu who was reportedly given away as security by his father for Rs 20,000 loan six months ago was rescued from a cattle farmer on Wednesday in Krishnagiri district of the state. Though the locals alleged that the boy was “sold” off, S Priya, chief of the Child […]

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Governor reviews important pending matters

SRINAGAR JUNE 21: During his visit to the State Civil Secretariat today, Governor N.N. Vohra held extensive discussions with Shri B.B. Vyas, Chief Secretary, to review all major matters which were pending approval of the Chief Minister and the Cabinet, when the change of Government took place. Governor decided several important matters today, including a […]

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Geeta, who returned from Pakistan in 2015, will undergo fresh DNA tests

Indore: Geeta, the deaf and mute woman who returned from Pakistan in 2015 after accidentally landing in that country when she was a child, would be undergoing a fresh DNA test at the behest of the Ministry of External Affairs, an official said on Wednesday. Her DNA test had been conducted earlier after she arrived […]

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Omar alleges break up of PDP-BJP alliance a ‘fixed match’

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah today termed the breakup of the PDP-BJP alliance as “a brilliant fixed match”, saying the two parties “crafted their divorce and scripted it to perfection after taking their cue from Bollywood”. “The PDP & BJP have been watching Bollywood movies for political strategy. This is how they have […]

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Governor meets Civil Services qualifiers

SRINAGAR, : At a Reception hosted by them at the Raj Bhavan Governor N.N. Vohra and Mrs. Usha Vohra met the 2017-18 Civil Services qualifiers, along with a number of young IAS and IPS officers who are already serving in the Valley. Among this year’s successful candidates who attended the Reception included Sh. Fazlul Haseeb, […]

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Unidentified male body recovered in Srinagar: Police

Police have sought help from the general people to identify the dead body recovered from Bund Bilal Colony area of the Srinagar city. A spokesperson said: “Today Police Post Qamarwari received information from reliable sources that an unidentified male body is laying at Bund Bilal Colony.” “Accordingly, a police team reached the spot and recovered […]

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Mamata calls BJP a militant organization

Kolkata , : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a militant organisation. “We are not a militant organisation like the BJP. They are creating fights not only among Christians, Muslims but also among Hindus,” the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo said. Mamata’s statement comes at a time tensions between the two parties are escalating in […]

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ATM guard in Shopian accuses army of beating

An ATM guard of Jammu and Kashmir bank posted at Kundalan village of Shopian was allegedly beaten by an army on  Wednesday in Shopian. An official said that an ATM guard identified as Hilal Ahmad Parrey, 26, son of  Abdul Qayoom, a resident of  Kundalan Shopian was admitted in District Hospital Shopian with the marks […]

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Ram Madhav rubbishes Omar Abdullah’s horse trading claim

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Ram Madhav on Thursday asked former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister why he was afraid about the BJP trying to form a government in the state through horse trading and petty politics. Refuting Omar’s allegation, Madhav told ANI, “Why is he (Omar Abdullah) so scared? I’m sure […]

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