Kashmir Career Consultants Association urges govt to regulate educational consultancies

Kashmir Career Consultants Association urges govt to regulate educational consultancies

Srinagar: Kashmir-based career consultants Tuesday urged the state administration to regulate the functioning of the outside actors amid accusations of cheating for admissions in outside colleges. The Kashmir Career Counseling Association (KCCA), addressing a presser in Srinagar said the consultants from outside the state of Jammu and Kashmir travel to the state during admission season and set up […]

Notorious drug peddler arrested in Srinagar, shifted to Central Jail Kupwara: Police

Notorious drug peddler arrested in Srinagar, shifted to Central Jail Kupwara: Police

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Tuesday arrested a notorious drug peddler from Downtown following an action against those involved in drug peddling in the City. Identified as Ghulam Nabi Sheikh @Nabbe Kalla son of Habib-ul-Lah Sheikh resident of Tujgari Mohalla Shiekh Colony, a notorious drug peddler, he has been taken into detention under law and […]

SC directs Centre to file response by May 4 to petitions seeking review of Rafale verdict

SC directs Centre to file response by May 4 to petitions seeking review of Rafale verdict

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Centre to file response by May 4 to the petitions seeking review of last December’s verdict which dismissed the pleas challenging India’s deal to procure 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. The top court did not allow the Centre’s submission that the hearing on three review petitions in […]

J&K Guv Satya Pal Malik’s twitter handle hacked, Pakistan PM Imran Khan followed: Spokesperson

J&K Guv Satya Pal Malik’s twitter handle hacked, Pakistan PM Imran Khan followed: Spokesperson

Jammu: Government on Tuesday said that Governor’s twitter handle was hacked by some mischievous elements. A communique said that he (Governor) was shown as a follower of Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan Twitter Handle. “The moment it was noticed, necessary corrections were made to the account and the Imran Khan Twitter Handle was un-followed. The […]

Fire breaks out on the sixth floor of Shastri Bhawan

Fire breaks out on the sixth floor of Shastri Bhawan

A fire broke out on the sixth floor of the Shastri Bhawan on Tuesday afternoon, a Delhi Fire Service official said. The fire department said they received a call about the blaze at 2.15 PM after which seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire was later brought under control by 2.55 PM. […]

Indian student wins $1 million at Dubai Duty Free raffle

Indian student wins $1 million at Dubai Duty Free raffle

An Indian national living in Bahrain on Tuesday won $1 million at the Dubai Duty Free raffle, khaleejtimes reported. Sara Elrayah Ahmed, a 21-year-old medical student, had purchased ticket no. 2790 in series 299 had purchased the ticket on her way back to Manama during her transit to Dubai from Mumbai. “I followed my father’s […]

Army to send pics of ‘Yeti’ footprints to domain experts

Army to send pics of ‘Yeti’ footprints to domain experts

The Indian Army will send pictures and videos of large “mysterious footprints” captured by its personnel in the higher Himalayas to domain experts, sources said on Tuesday, a day after its claim suggesting the presence of the mythical Yeti close to the Makalu Base Camp in Nepal earlier this month. On Monday, the Army claimed […]

Emirates flies 2,000-year-old statue from Pakistan to Switzerland

Emirates flies 2,000-year-old statue from Pakistan to Switzerland

Between December 2018 and March 2019, visitors to the Museum Rietberg in Zurich, Switzerland, had the rare opportunity to come face to face with a colossal statue of Buddha more than 2,000 years old. The statue from the Peshawar Museum in Pakistan was safely transported from its home to Zurich and back by Emirates SkyCargo. […]

Private Schools’ Association protests against change of school timing

Private Schools’ Association protests against change of school timing

Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and Kashmir has strongly protested against the latest government order that has imposed early morning timing for schools, particularly in the city. The Association said that the latest order directing schools in Srinagar city to operate from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm is a torture for students particularly small kids. […]

Plight of ethnic Uighurs: China defends Xinjiang crackdown after UN chief raises issue

Plight of ethnic Uighurs: China defends Xinjiang crackdown after UN chief raises issue

China Tuesday rejected “any interference” in its internal affairs after UN chief Antonio Guterres raised the plight of ethnic Uighurs in the restive Xinjiang region during a visit to Beijing. Guterres had been under pressure from rights groups to publicly confront Beijing over the mass detention of Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic-speaking minorities in […]

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