Unscheduled power cuts irk Gund residents

Unscheduled power cuts irk Gund residents

Ganderbal: Residents of Tehsil Gund in Ganderbal Wednesday accused the Power Development Department (PDD) of resorting to unscheduled power cuts in the area. Inhabitants of various areas including Ganiwan, Sumbal, Fraw, Haknar, Gund, Ramwari, Rayil, Kullan and Gaganigar have accused the higher authorities for ignoring their plights and were demanding redressal of their genuine grievance. […]

Leopard injures teacher in Pulwama village

Leopard injures teacher in Pulwama village

PULWAMA: A school teacher was seriously injured in a leopard attack in an orchard in Rahmoo village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday morning. Mohammad Yousuf Mir son of Mohammad Ahsan, from Rohmoo village posted at Government High School Tujan Pulwama, was attacked while he was passing through an orchard on way to the […]

Malik condemns attack on Shabir Shah

Malik condemns attack on Shabir Shah

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the attack on senior resistance leader Shabir Ahmad Shah in Delhi court, terming it as “cowardly” act of “Indian sponsored hooliganism”. Malik in a statement said Indian leaders “have stooped (too) low in their Kashmir animosity that they are using goons and […]

Former executive engineer in Vigilance net

Srinagar: Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) has registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act on outcome of verification into the allegations that PHE Rural Mechanical Division Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal had purchased 13 No. of trivectro meters at an exorbitant rate. The investigation by VOK concluded that the erstwhile Executive Engineer PHE Rural Mechanical Division […]

Govt finalises new cadre policy for IAS, IPS officers

Govt finalises new cadre policy for IAS, IPS officers

NEW DELHI: A new policy for cadre allocation has been finalised by the Central government for IAS, IPS and other officers, aimed at ensuring “national integration” in the country’s top bureaucracy. Officers of all-India services — the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS) — will have to choose […]

Funds being embezzled in the name of cow protection: Mayawati

Funds being embezzled in the name of cow protection: Mayawati

LUCKNOW: BSP chief May­awati on Wednesday target­ed the BJP over the death of cows in government-aided shelters in party-ruled states of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and alleged that state funds were being embezzled in the name of cow protection. “They have made ‘gau mata’ a political, commu­nal and casteist issue like Ram temple but why this […]

50 students hospitalised after ammonia gas leak near school

50 students hospitalised after ammonia gas leak near school

BHOPAL: At least 50 students of a private school were on Wednesday hospitalised after they complained of uneasiness following inhalation of am­monia gas which leaked from a cold storage nearby, district authorities said. Nearly 800 students were present on the school campus when the gas leaked from the adjoining cold storage, located on Narsingpur road, […]

Treat us with respect: Pakistan Army chief to US

Treat us with respect: Pakistan Army chief to US

Islamabad: Pakistan is not seeking material or financial help from the US, but Washington must trust and treat it with respect, Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa today told the US envoy here, a day after President Trump asked Islamabad to stop providing safe havens to terrorists. While announcing America’s new Afghanistan and South Asia […]

Heavy monsoon rains kill 24 people in Pakistan

Heavy monsoon rains kill 24 people in Pakistan

KARACHI: At least 24 people were killed in heavy monsoon rains that wreaked havoc in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi in the last two days, officials said. The rain started on Monday and continued after intervals. The heavy downpour yesterday has since continued in the metropolis of over 20 million people. According to an […]