Kashmir Assembly: verbal exchange between Lone, Rashid

Srinagar: A verbal exchange witnessed on Tuesday in Assembly between independent MLA from Langate Er Rashid and Mohammad Akbar Lone of National Conference after Rashid tried to disrupt the speech of Mohammad Shafi Uri. Lone accused Er Rashid of being controlled by Intelligence Bureau. Deputy Speaker Nirmal Singh castigated the MLA for disrupting the ongoing […]

Man commits suicide

Jammu: A 43-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday . Naseeb Chand, a resident of Kandiyaar, committed suicide at Kakriyal of the district, SSP Reasi, Sujit Kumar said. A case has been registered and further investigations are underway, he said.

Man killed after falling from hillock in Reasi

Jammu: A 26-year-old man, accused in a rape case, died after falling from a hillock near his house in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday . Abdul Qayoom, a resident of Mohara Khachi in Mahore tehsil of the district, died on the spot after falling from the hillock, SSP Reasi, Sujit Kumar said. […]

Hindu, Muslim leaders meet for settlement of Ayodhya dispute

Ayodhya (UP): Hindu and Muslim leaders have met for a negotiated settlement of the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute with both sides saying a peaceful way to resolve the issue must be found. Mahant Narendra Giri, the newly elected President of All India Akhara Parishad, met Hashim Ansari, the oldest surviving litigant in the Babri Masjid […]

S Korea: North fails with attempted missile launch

Seoul: North Korea apparently failed with an attempted missile launch today, the latest in a series of setbacks for a ballistic weapons programme that aspires to threaten the US mainland. South Korea’s defence ministry detected the dawn launch effort, which Japan condemned as an unacceptable and “provocative” act. The ministry declined to speculate on the […]

Major fire at India’s biggest arms depot; 17 killed

Nagpur: At least 17 security personnel, including two Army officers, were today killed in a major fire that broke out at the central ammunition depot in Maharashtra’s Pulgoan that houses the biggest stockpile of weapons in the country. Two officers, including a Lieutenant Colonel, and 15 Defence Security Corp (DSC) jawans were among those killed […]

Charmingly villainous

Charmingly villainous

By Mudar Patherya It was hard to resist Imran Khan’s allure. Even if he was making a mess of your team Imran Khan brought out my ambivalence as a journalist. The patriot in me wanted to see Imran’s team defeated; the critic in me conceded that he was a visionary. We often see people as […]

South Kashmir shuts to remember Asiya, Neelofar on 7th anniversary

South Kashmir shuts to remember Asiya, Neelofar on 7th anniversary

Victim family questions in-power Mehbooba’s silence ANANTNAG: On the seventh anniversary of Shopian double rape and murder, shutdown was observed in most townships of south Kashmir on Monday, even as a peaceful protest was held in Shopian against the “denial of justice” to the victims Asiya and Neelofar. Shops, business establishments, and private offices remained […]

Tahreek-E-Khawateen stages protest

Tahreek-E-Khawateen stages protest

By Ishfaq Reshi SRINAGAR: A protest demonstration was held here on Monday by Kashmir Tahreek-E-Khawateen to demand an unbiased probe into the rape and murder of Asiya and Neelofar. The workers of the party, led by their chairperson Zamrooda Habib, took out a march from Abi Guzar to Press Enclave here. The protesters were holding […]

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