Lal Singh calls names to NC leaders over beef ban

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Chaudhary Lal Singh has landed himself in another controversy allegedly by abusing opposition National Conference (NC) leaders for submitting a Bill in the legislature seeking revocation of beef ban. During an interaction with reporters, Singh allegedly used abusive words when journalists asked him about the Bill submitted by the NC. […]

NC is a vision less party: BJP

Jammu: Accusing the opposition National Conference of being a “visionless” party, the BJP today said that the BJP-PDP coalition government is doing a wonderful job in Jammu and Kashmir. While flaying the statement of NC MLA from Nagrota constituency Devender Singh Rana, the state spokesman of BJP Arun Kumar Gupta today said that National Conference was […]

French airstrike on IS in Syria kills 30 militants

Beirut: France’s first air strike on the Islamic State group in Syria killed at least 30 militants, including 12 child soldiers, a monitoring group said today. “The French air strike (on Sunday) on an IS training camp in eastern Syria killed at least 30 IS fighters including 12 from the ‘Cubs of the Caliphate,’” said Rami […]

No drug with cow urine supplied in dispensaries, Lal Singh

Baramulla: Health Minister Choudhary Lal Singh today rejected the allegations of the veteran resistance leader Syed Ali Geelani over the supply of drugs prepared with cow urine across the dispensaries in the state. “Leave aside cow, no drug is made from any animal in Jammu and Kashmir. I’m heading this department secont time and I have […]

Fire rages in Kangan village, 3 houses damaged

Sheikh Anees Ganderbal: At least three houses have been damaged in a fire incident in Kangan area of this central Kashmir district. Fire erupted from the house of Ghulam Rasool Rather in Wani Mohalla this afternoon and rapidly spread to the adjacent houses, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. They said at least three residential houses have […]

7/11 train blasts: Five get death penalty, seven lifer

Mumbai:Nine years after a series of bomb blasts in suburban trains rattled the metropolis killing 188 people, a special MCOCA court here today sentenced five of the 12 convicted in the case to death while the remaining were awarded life imprisonment. Delivering the verdict, Special Judge Yatin D Shinde pronounced capital punishment for Kamal Ahamed […]

Pakistan charges India of ceasefire violations, cancellation of the NSA-level talks

New York: Upping the ante on the eve of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech at the UN General Assembly, Pakistan has accused India of ceasefire violations, holding “sham” elections in Jammu and Kashmir while putting the onus on it for cancellation of the NSA-level talks. At the same time, Sharif’s adviser on Foreign Affairs and National […]

2-year-old boy booked for theft

Sitapur (UP): An FIR has been lodged against a two-year-old boy with three others in a theft case by Sadarpur police of the district. The matter came to light yesterday when father of the boy, took him to district court to surrender. Later name of the boy was removed from the FIR following intervention by the […]

SC to hear state government’s plea on beef ban on October 5

New Delhi: The supreme court today said it will hear J&K government’s petition regarding ban on beef in the state on October 5, reports said. The government has moved the apex court with plea requesting it to ensure that there is uniformity and consistency in the judicial pronouncements and that there is no scope to exploit […]

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