Residents protest lack of doctors at PHC Kalantara

Residents protest lack of doctors at PHC Kalantara

BARAMULLA: The people of Kalantara area of Kreeri in Baramulla district on Saturday staged a protest in front of Public Health Centre Kalantara alleging non-availability of doctors and other important facilities at the health centre. The protestors alleged that two posts of doctors were vacant from a long time at the health centre forcing the […]

DEO Shopian seeks objections over delimitation draft proposal

DEO Shopian seeks objections over delimitation draft proposal

SHOPIAN: District Election Officer Shopian has asked the public to register their objections, if any, regarding the draft proposal of delimitation of Panchayat Halqas by February 23, 2017. The DEO said that in view of the forthcoming Panchayat Elections-2017, a chart of pre-election activity with timeline for delimitation has been framed by Chief Electoral Officer, […]

Man dies in road accident

Man dies in road accident

Ganderbal: A middle-aged man riding a scooty met with an accident in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district resulting in his on spot death. According to police an unidentified vehicle hit the scooty JKO1R-0687 at Nunar Ganderbal on Srinagar-Leh highway resulting into on the spot death of Mohammad Shafi Wani a resident of Manigam Ganderbal. Police said […]

Top scientist Dr Sivaji delivers lecture at KU

Top scientist Dr Sivaji delivers lecture at KU

SRINAGAR: Renowned scientist Dr Chandaram Sivaji on Saturday delivered a lecture at the University of Kashmir. He spoke on “Opportunities for international research collaborations and fellowships.” Dr Sivaji, Scientist-F, is presently Director, International Cooperation (Bilateral) at the Department of Science and Technology that works under the aegis of Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of […]

Pak Senate passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

Pak Senate passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

ISLAMABAD: The much-awaited landmark bill to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in Pakistan is set to become a law with the Senate unanimously passing it. The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017, which is the first elaborate Hindu community’s personal law, was adopted by the Senate on Friday. The bill had already been approved by the lower […]

189 crorepatis, 116 with criminal cases in UP 4th phase polls

189 crorepatis, 116 with criminal cases in UP 4th phase polls

NEW DELHI: A total of 189 crorepati candidates are in fray for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections to be held on February 23, while 116 have declared criminal cases against themselves, as per a latest report. Uttar Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of […]

Need to support Pak’s efforts to combat terrorism: US

Need to support Pak’s efforts to combat terrorism: US

WASHINGTON: Amid reports of a crackdown on terror hideouts by the Pakistan army, the US has said it is in its long term interest to support Islamabad’s efforts to combat violent extremism and build a more stable society. “We believe that US’ long-term interests are best served by supporting Pakistan’s efforts to combat violent extremism […]

DDCA case: Kejriwal asked to appear before court on March 21

DDCA case: Kejriwal asked to appear before court on March 21

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Saturday directed to appear on March 21 before a Delhi court which granted him exemption from personal appearance for the day in a criminal defamation complaint filed by DDCA and Chetan Chauhan. Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra allowed Kejriwal’s plea for exemption for the day as he is […]

Iyer stands out after Australia pile up big total

Iyer stands out after Australia pile up big total

Mumbai: Shreyas Iyer stroked his way to an unbeaten half-century in an otherwise unimpressive batting display by India ‘A’ in reply to Australia’s first-innings total of 469 for seven declared on the second day of the three-day practice game here. Iyer, who has been knocking on the doors of the national team over the past […]