Guv rule not in favour of JK: Mir

Guv rule not in favour of JK: Mir

SRINAGAR: Stating that the Governor rule was not in favour of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Chairman Democratic Party Nationalist Ghulam Hassan Mir said that being a majority political party PDP should form the government as earlier as possible. “Being the largest political party in the Legislative Assembly, PDP has the responsibility to form […]

J&K SLBC holds meeting on IT-enabled Financial Inclusion in Jammu

J&K SLBC holds meeting on IT-enabled Financial Inclusion in Jammu

Srinagar: J&K State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) convened a Steering Sub-Committee meeting to monitor IT-enabled Financial Inclusion, FLCCs, and Credit Plus Activities at Regional Office RBI in Jammu, J&K Bank said on Thursday. Regional director RBI D Sethy co-chaired the meeting with J&K Bank executive president (SLBC) S S Sehgal, it said in a statement […]

NIA questions Punjab police officer, cook and caretaker of ‘dargah’

NIA questions Punjab police officer, cook and caretaker of ‘dargah’

NEW DELHI: An SP-rank officer of Punjab Po¬lice Salwinder Singh was quizzed for the fourth day on Thursday by NIA whose interrogators also questioned his cook and the caretaker of ‘Panj Peer Dargah’, which the official had claimed to have visited before he was kidnapped by Pathankot attackers. Officials of the terror probe agency have […]

Road safety camp organised in Sopore

ASIM SHAH SOPORE: To disseminate information on traffic rules, J&K Motor Vehicles Department on Thursday organised a camp on ‘Road Safety Week’ in this north Kashmir town. Road Safety Week 2016 is being observed in the state from January 10th to 16th. ARTO Sopore said the aim of the camp was to spread awareness about […]

Revenue official caught taking bribe

Srinagar: A revenue official in Anantnag district was caught on Thursday while allegedly accepting bribe in lieu of preparing documents for property transfer, the State Vigilance Organization (SVO) official said here. The SVO Kashmir caught Abdul Rashid Dar, working as a Patwari in revenue department, while demanding and accepting a bribe amount of Rs 3,000 […]

Altaf Bukhari for speedy probe into Peerbagh youth’s killing

SRINAGAR: Expressing profound grief over the mysterious killing of a youth whose mutilated body was recovered by police on Thursday morning near Railway Bridge Peerbagh, former Minister Public Works and MLA Amirakadal Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has demanded a thorough probe into the incident. In a statement issued here, Bukhari expressed deep shock and grief over […]

Need to fight New Delhi on all fronts: Muslim League

Srinagar: Muslim League acting Chairman Mohammad Yusuf Mir on Thursday called for need to fight New Delhi’s attempts to weaken Kashmiris on social, political, economical and religious fronts even as he urged world community to fulfill obligation over resolution of Kashmir issue. “While India is using her military might in suppressing our genuine demand for […]

SVC restores state land in Ramban

Jammu: The State Vigilance Commission (SVC) on Thursday restored government land worth crores of rupees that was allegedly encroached upon by private individuals in Ramban district of Jammu region. “The State Vigilance Commission got about 74 kanals (9 acres) of government land (Kahcharie), encroached by some private persons, restored at Ramban district,” an SVC officer […]

Sania, Martina create world record, win 29th straight match

Sania, Martina create world record, win 29th straight match

SYDNEY: India’s Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis broke a 22-year-old world record by winning their 29th women’s doubles match in a row en route to their entry into the women’s doubles final of the WTA Sydney International, here Thursday. The World No. 1 pair came from behind to beat the pair of […]

Govt to present Budget 2016 on Feb 29: Jayant Sinha

Govt to present Budget 2016 on Feb 29: Jayant Sinha

New Delhi: Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said the government will present the Budget for 2016-17 on February 29, which will set a roadmap for the coming three years. “We are working hard on Budget that will be presented on February 29 and that will establish a roadmap for two or three years,” […]