Two brothers die of food poisoning in Rajouri

Jammu: Two brothers have died and four others of the family were taken ill allegedly due to food poisoning in the Rajouri district of Jammu region. Two minor brothers of a nomadic family died and four other Wmembers took ill yesterday after consuming contaminated snacks at Morha Dunga village in Kalakot area of Rajouri district, […]

Two arrested with cannabis in Jammu

JAMMU: Two persons were on Thursday arrested and around one and half kg cannabis was seized from them on Jammu-Srinagar Highway in Ramban district of Jammu region. A car going to Jammu from Srinagar was intercepted near Jawahar tunnel area in Banihal belt of Ramban district and three packets of cannabis were recovered, police said. […]

NC sets up 7-member panel for municipal polls

Jammu: National Conference on Thursday constituted a seven-member committee to shortlist the candidates in different wards for election to Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC). While former minister Babu Rampal will head the committee, Rattan Lal Gupta, Sheikh Bashir Ahmed, Jugal Mahajan, Satwant Kour Dogra, Ajaz Jan, and Dharamveer Singh Jamwal, will be its members. —

No sign of sharp economic turnaround in FY17: Crisil

Panaji: Ratings agency Crisil has said that there are no signs of the Indian economy sharply rebounding in the next financial year as the fiscal policy remains restrictive. “For economy, there is no sign of sharp turnaround in the coming fiscal. It needs support from accommodative monetary policy and less restrictive fiscal policy plus structural […]

Pak govt refuses to clear team departure to India for now

Pak govt refuses to clear team departure to India for now

Islamabad/New Delhi: Pakistan’s participation in the high-profile World Twenty20 cricket event continued to be shrouded in suspense with the country’s government refusing to clear the team’s departure unless India provides written assurance of security. “We are not in a position to give clearance right now. The threats are Pakistan specific. It is our responsibility that […]

BABRI DEMOLITION CASE: SC judge recuses from hearing criminal appeals

BABRI DEMOLITION CASE: SC judge recuses from hearing criminal appeals

NEW DELHI: A Supreme Court judge, on Thursday, recused from hearing appeals pertaining to dropping of criminal conspiracy charge against LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and other BJP-VHP leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Justice V Gopala Gowda, who was heading the bench also comprising Justice Arun Mishra, recused himself from the […]

Bangladesh’s Taskin and Sunny reported for suspect actions

Dharamsala: Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed and left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny have been reported for suspect bowling actions during their side’s opening match against the Netherlands in the ICC World Twenty20. Bangladesh won the opening qualifying round match by 8 runs with Taskin bowling the final over in a close game. According to an ICC […]

Germany says it has obtained files on IS members

Germany says it has obtained files on IS members

BERLIN: Germany’s federal criminal police said on Thursday they are in possession of files containing personal data on members of the extremist Islamic State group and believe them to be authentic. The announcement came after Britain’s Sky News reported it had obtained 22,000 Islamic State files on the border with Turkey and Syria, files that […]