PSC rebuts postponement of CSE Mains-2016

PSC rebuts postponement of CSE Mains-2016

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) said that the Combined Civil Services Examination (CSE) Mains-2016 will be held from 7 November 2017 as per the schedule already announced by the Commission. Refuting media reports that JKPSC is considering postponement of the exams, a spokesman of the Commission said there is no such proposal […]

Police head constable shot at by father, battles for life

Police head constable shot at by father, battles for life

Jammu: A Jammu and Kashmir police head constable was shot at by his father in a fit of rage over some family dispute in Rajouri district here, a senior official said. Rajeev Singh was shifted to a hospital and is battling for life, the official said. The accused, Ajeet Singh, was arrested and a case […]

Accidental gunfire claims boy’s life in Jammu

Accidental gunfire claims boy’s life in Jammu

Jammu: A seven-year-old boy was killed allegedly when a gun he was fiddling with accidentally went off in his house in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district, police said today. Vansh Gupta was fiddling with the licensed gun at his Chenani residence last evening, when a single shot from the weapon pierced his chest, causing death, […]

Bijbehara Massacre a blot on face of India’s democracy: JKLF chief

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Sunday said the Bijbehara Massacre is “a blot on the face of so-called Indian democracy and a cruel reminder (of its) military occupation of Jammu Kashmir”. He said Kashmiris are fighting for their birth right of self-determination and freedom. Malik in a statement remembered […]

DeM urges UN, HR bodies to send fact-finding teams to Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Sunday urged the United Nations Organisation and world human rights organisations to send a fact finding team to Jammu and Kashmir to “expose the Indian brutalities to the outside world”. The party also asked Pakistan, which was recently elected to the UN Human Rights Council, to effectively highlight the “misery” of […]

Social media use increases risk of mental health problems: DAK

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday said the excessive use of Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites increases the risk of mental health problems. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said frequent use of social media negatively impacts the mental health. “Research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine […]

Zakir Naik to be chargesheeted by NIA this week

Zakir Naik to be chargesheeted by NIA this week

New Delhi: Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will be chargesheeted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) this week for his alleged role in terror funding and money laundering cases in the country, officials said. The formalities to file the chargesheet against Naik, who left the country in July last year, have been completed and it will […]

China fears envoy in Pak might be attacked; asks more security

China fears envoy in Pak might be attacked; asks more security

ISLAMABAD: China has asked Pakistan to step up the security of its newly-appointed ambassador in Islamabad in the wake of threats to his life from a terrorist organisation, according to media reports. The Chinese Embassy made the request in a letter written to the Interior Ministry on October 19, saying a member of the banned […]

Sharif brothers tried to assassinate me twice: Zardari

Sharif brothers tried to assassinate me twice: Zardari

LAHORE: Pakistan’s former president Asif Ali Zardari has claimed that ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif twice planned to assassinate him. Zardari, 62, said that Nawaz and Shahbaz plotted his murder when he was serving his eight-year-long sentence in corruption cases. He said the Sharif brothers planned to kill him when […]