Police officer shot and injured in Shopian

Police officer shot and injured in Shopian

Srinagar: Suspected militants Thursday evening shot and injured a Police officer in south Kashmir’s Shopian village, sources said. Sub Inspector Gowhar Ahmad Malla was shot in Barbugh village of Shopian in Imamsahab area. Medical Officer at District Hospital Shopian, Dr Nazir Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that Gowhar was brought to the hospital and he was […]

Benazir murder case: Pak court acquits 5 accused, declares Musharraf an absconder

Benazir murder case: Pak court acquits 5 accused, declares Musharraf an absconder

Srinagar: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Rawalpindi Pakistan Thursday announced the verdict in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, acquitting five Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) suspects and announcing 17-year imprisonment for two police officials. The ATC also declared retired Gen Pervez Musharraf an absconder in the case. The ATC had named Musharraf in the case in February […]

Note ban ‘biggest scam’; Congress asks Modi to apologise

Note ban ‘biggest scam’; Congress asks Modi to apologise

New Delhi: The Congress Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologise for demonetisation, describing it as the country’s “biggest scam” which had inflicted “misery” on the people and dealt a “body blow” to the economy. None of the measures that Modi had promised with the ban on high currency notes, put into effect in […]

Shabir Shah’s judicial custody extended until Sep 13

Shabir Shah’s judicial custody extended until Sep 13

Srinagar: Senior pro-freedom leader Shabir Shah’s judicial custody was extended on Thursday up to September 2017, reports from Delhi said. Shah was arrested in an alleged money laundering case by ED on July 25. Shah is undergoing detention in Tihar jail, Delhi. Meanwhile, a spokesman of the Democratic Freedom Party has strongly condemned the extension […]

SVO registers case against former Patwari

Jammu: State Vigilance Organization registered a case FIR No. 33/2017 in P/S VOJ under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5 (2) J&K P C Act Svt. 2006 and 120 B RPC, against then Patwari Halqa Mand Saleem Banday for entering / attesting a mutation No. 2338 dated 09.08.2006 u/s 6 of Agrarian Reforms Act, 1976 with […]

Protest in Pampore after army allegedly beats Tavera driver

Pampore: Massive traffic jam was witnessed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway at Pampore after army personnel allegedly beat a Tavera driver resulting in protest and minor stone pelting, sources said. They said that police immediately reached the spot and took away both army vehicle and Tavera. The army personnel allegedly thrashed a Tavera driver for not […]

Authorities disallow Eid prayers at TRC ground

Srinagar: Authorities have decided not to allow Eid-ul-Azha prayers at TRC Ground Srinagar. Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifices falls on September 2 (Saturday). A Socio-religious organization had announced that it will organize Eid-ul-Azha congregational prayers at TRC Ground Srinagar. An official from the office of the District Magistrate’s office said “in wake of the prevailing […]

In Pak Hafiz Saeed challenges order to extend his detention

In Pak Hafiz Saeed challenges order to extend his detention

Lahore: Jamaat-ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed has challenged the order of Pakistan’s Punjab government to extend his detention for 60 more days. The Punjab Home Department issued an order on July 28 under which the detention of Saeed and his four aides – Abdullah Ubaid, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Abdul Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Hussain […]

JKBOSE declares result of class 10 bi-annual

JKBOSE declares result of class 10 bi-annual

Srinagar: The Jammu And Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Thursday declared the results of class 10 bi-annual 2017 results. The result is available on jkbose.co.in. The Board has also announced the results for the class 10 Leh division.

Over 2 million in attendance as Haj begins

Over 2 million in attendance as Haj begins

Makkah: More than two million Muslims from around the world began performing the Haj rites, reports said on Thursday. This year sees pilgrims from Iran return to Makkah in Saudi Arabia after a hiatus following a diplomatic spat between the regional rivals. Saudi authorities have mobilised vast resources including more than 100,000 security personnel to […]

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