PDP welcomes Tasaduq Mufti into party fold

PDP welcomes Tasaduq Mufti into party fold

Srinagar: Welcoming Tasaduq Hussain Mufti into party fold, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday hailed his decision by terming it “a need of hour to transform Jammu and Kashmir into a better place and foster new bonds of trust between common masses and the party”. In a statement PDP termed Tasaduq a person with “selfless […]

JKAACL releases special ‘Sheeraza’ numbers

JKAACL releases special ‘Sheeraza’ numbers

Srinagar: Governor N N Vohra Sunday paid rich tributes to the former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed saying that he was one of the exceptional farsighted leaders in the country who was focused on securing the future of his people in the best possible way. The Governor was speaking at a function organised at SKICC […]

Sinha-led team’s report ‘rational’, says DeM

Sinha-led team’s report ‘rational’, says DeM

Srinagar: Terming the report of Yashwant Sinha led team as “rational”, Dukhtaran-e-Millat on Sunday said that the report submitted by the team is reasonably balanced and should serve as an eye opener for all those who brush off the Kashmir problem as a mere ‘Law and Order problem’. In a statement, Dukhtaran-e-Millat secretary general Nahida […]

Petro dealers say no to plastic money from tomorrow

Petro dealers say no to plastic money from tomorrow

Chennai: Petroleum dealers in Tamil Nadu today announced they will not accept plastic money starting tomorrow in protest against a one per cent levy plus taxes on all transactions made through debit and credit cards, prompting harried consumers rush to fuel outlets. The Tamil Nadu Petroleum Dealers Association said it has received an intimation from […]

Srinagar.Jammu highway reopens partially

Srinagar.Jammu highway reopens partially

Srinagar: Srinagar.Jammu highway was partially re-opened for traffic Sunday afternoon. The nearly 300-km arterial Srinagar-Jammu highway was cleared off the snow and the debris left behind by landslides at few places and those vehicles which were stranded, due to the closure of the only all-weather road-link connecting the Valley with the rest of the country, […]

CRPF turns down query on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

CRPF turns down query on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

New Delhi: The CRPF has refused to disclose the SOP for use of pellet guns and quantum of ammunition fired by the force to quell protests in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the RTI applicant who had made the query had levelled no allegations of human rights violation or corruption. Human rights activist Venkatesh Nayak had […]

14 killed in Pakistan car crash

14 killed in Pakistan car crash

Srinagar: At least 14 people were killed in a car crash on GT Road near Jhelum in Pakistan on Sunday, reports said. Eight men, four women and two children were among the dead, Dawn reported quoting officials. As per reports nine other were injured. The van, which was on its way from Jhelum to Rawalpindi, […]

Car bomb kills 13 in eastern Baghdad

Car bomb kills 13 in eastern Baghdad

Srinagar: A suicide car bomb blast claimed by Islamic State killed at least 13 people and wounded more than 50 others at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, reports said. As per media reports the attacker drove the car through a gate to the market in the mainly Shi’ite district of Jamila, and […]

Trump’s aide accused of plagiarism

Trump’s aide accused of plagiarism

Washington: US President-elect’s top national security communications adviser Monica Crowley has been accused of plagiarising large sections of her 2012 national bestselling book criticising President Barack Obama’s administration. The review of 48-year-old Crowley’s book, “What The (Bleep) Just Happened,” found upwards of 50 examples of plagiarism from numerous sources, including the copying with minor changes […]

Modi has taken people’s money like a pickpocket: Yechury

Modi has taken people’s money like a pickpocket: Yechury

New Delhi: In a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury Sunday alleged that he had taken away the money of people like a “pickpocket” and contested the claim about economic growth not being affected much. Taking to Facebook, Yechury charged Modi with helping black money hoarders to […]

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