Wire based industry aghast over govt move to scrap crate mesh use

SRINAGAR: Sicop Unit Holders Association Kashmir here have said that government’s decision to replace crate mesh with Gabion mesh will have adverse impact on factories manufacturing crate mesh rendering them non-operational. President of the association Masood Ali Wani, the fraternity is aghast on the decision of the department of Public Health Engineering and  Irrigation and […]

LED manufacturer fined for Legal Metrology Act violating

LED manufacturer fined for Legal Metrology Act  violating

SRINAGAR: Field Executives of Legal Metrology Department Tuesday conducted market inspection of various markets in Srinagar during which a non-local LED manufacturing company was penalized for violation of norms. The drive conducted under the supervision of Deputy Controller, Legal Metrology Department found that a Srinagar based retailer of electrical goods was selling LED panel lights […]

Saha, Pujara guide Rest to Irani crown

Saha, Pujara guide Rest to Irani crown

GUJARAT V ROI, IRANI CUP 2017 Mumbai: Wriddhiman Saha’s career-best first-class knock of 203 was the stand-out performance as Rest of India lifted the Irani Cup after effortlessly chasing down a 379-run target set by Gujarat with more than two sessions to spare here on Tuesday. Saha’s 203 and skipper Cheteshwar Pujara’s unbeaten 116 helped […]

Saha is our No 1 choice WK: Chief selector

Saha is our No 1 choice WK: Chief selector

Mumbai: Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has indicated that Wriddhiman Saha will regain his rightful place in the Indian Test for upcoming matches as he was out owing to injury and the Irani Cup game was not his trial but a case of testing his fitness. “We had made it clear that someone who is […]

SC allows govt, BCCI to suggest names of administrators

SC allows govt, BCCI to suggest names of administrators

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to suggest names in sealed covers for appointment in the committee of administrators to run the apex cricket body. A Bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra also allowed the BCCI to suggest three names after […]

ED questions Zakir Naik’s NGO officials in Mumbai

ED questions Zakir Naik’s NGO officials in Mumbai

MUMBAI: The ED on Tuesday questioned officials of IRF, an NGO headed by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, as part of its money laundering probe against them. Agency officials said they had summoned representatives of Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) last week and following their deposition on Tuesday, the Investigating Officer (IO) of the case will record […]

JNU chief proctor, who led probe in Najeeb case, resigns

JNU chief proctor, who led probe in Najeeb case, resigns

NEW DELHI: A top JNU official who was leading the inquiry into missing student Najeeb Ahmad’s case besides other disciplinary issues on campus, has resigned from the post allegedly over some differences with the administration. While Chief Proctor AP Dimri confirmed his resignation, he refused to share any details about the reasons behind it. This […]

Akhilesh launches SP campaign, hits out at BJP

Akhilesh launches SP campaign, hits out at BJP

SULTANPUR (UP): Kick-starting his election campaign, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday targeted the BJP-led government at the Centre, saying in order to take credit it will incorporate in the Union Budget some of the ambitious schemes announced in the SP manifesto. The SP National President also sought to ridicule the ‘achchey din’ promise of […]

UK government loses Brexit case

UK government loses Brexit case

LONDON: The UK government on Tuesday lost a landmark legal challenge after the Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May must seek Parliament’s consent to take Britain out of the European Union (EU). The judgement means the British Prime Minister cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to officially begin Brexit negotiations with […]

South China Sea dispute: Trump admin warns China, gets warned back

South China Sea dispute: Trump admin warns China, gets warned back

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: In a stern warning to China, the US has vowed to “protect its interests” in the disputed South China Sea and defend international territories from being taken over by “one country”, evoking an angry response from Beijing which claimed “indisputable sovereignty” over the region. “I think areas in the South China Sea that are […]