Indian man jailed for molesting 7-year-old in Dubai

Dubai: A 25-year-old Indian was today jailed for three months for molesting a minor girl in a lift here, according to a media report. The accused, a cafeteria cleaner identified as AA, was sentenced by The Dubai Court of First Instance. “The accused will be deported following the completion of his jail term,” said presiding […]

Ashfaq Majeed Wani, Shabir Sidiqui among others remembered

Ashfaq Majeed Wani, Shabir Sidiqui among others remembered

SRINAGAR/KULGAM: Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) Mohammad Yasin Malik Friday appealed people to stay away from “farcical elections” in order to “honour the sacrifices offered by martyrs.” Addressing a rally at Bogam in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, Malik paid rich tributes to Ashfaq Majeed Wani, Advocate Jaleel Ahmed Andrabi, Dr Abdul Ahad Guru and […]

Differences won’t affect prospects of NC-Cong alliance: Soz

Srinagar: Conceding the rift, Jammu and Kashmir Congress Sunday said even though party workers may not be happy with the pre-poll alliance with National Conference, their reservations will not have a “bad effect” and the coalition will win all the six Lok Sabha seats in the state. JK Pradesh Congress chief Saifuddin Soz assured “full […]

Ruthless India crush Oz to make it four out of four

DHAKA: A fighting half-century from Yuvraj Singh and some timely strikes from Ravichandran Ashwin helped India score a comfortable 73-run victory over Australia in a World Twenty20 Group 2 match on Sunday. Yuvraj struck a 43-ball 60 to lift India to 159-7 after which Ashwin took 4-11 as Australia was dismissed for 86 in 16.2 […]

Why Modinomic Hype Falls Flat on Facts

BY MAITREESH GHATAK AND SANCHARI ROY Love it or loathe it, the Gujarat model of development under the leadership of Narendra Modi has set the terms of debate around the upcoming elections. To his supporters, a mandate for Modi will unleash the magic forces of Modinomics, his unique style of economic governance at the centre, […]

Prez praises CAG, EC’s impartiality, independent decision-making

NEW DELHI: Institutions like CAG and CVC may have drawn flak from the government which blamed them for policy paralysis but President Pranab Mukherjee today praised these bodies and the Election Commission for their impartiality and capacity to take decision with independence. “The institutions of CAG, Election Commission, various statutory regulators, those established by an […]

1955: Nehru Says India-Pak Can’t Play With Kashmir

In his speech to the Lok Sabha, the then Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, said: “…we must always remember Kashmir is not a thing to be bandied between India and Pakistan. It has a soul of its own; it has an individuality of its own. We cannot, certainly much less can Pakistan, play with […]

SVO and Roshni

The State Vigilance Organisation had directed its Superintendents of Police (SPs) to crack cases pertaining to the Roshni scam with swift investigations. In their turn, the officers have sought revenue records from the offices of the District Development Commissioners concerned as part of a purportedly detailed probe to fix criminal culpability of the public servants […]

Baby and childcare market set to boom with foreign brands

MUMBAI: The domestic baby and childcare market, which has been growing at CAGR of 17 per cent since 2012, is set for a big boom with a host of global players foraying with innovative products. Brevi from Italy, Combi from Japan, Bubba Blue from Australia, Tiny Love from Israel, Grup Baby from Turkey, US Baby […]

Sun shines finally, Met predicts reprieve till April 2

Srinagar: People in Kashmir got a reprieve from the wet weather as the sun shone on Sunday even as the Metrological department predicted that the weather will remain dry till April 2. “The weather will be mainly dry till April 2 and scattered rain and snow are expected thereafter,” a Met official said here. The […]