6 dead, 43 injured as bus falls into gorge in Jharkhand

6 dead, 43 injured as bus falls into gorge in Jharkhand

Garhwa: At least six people were killed and 43 injured on Tuesday when a bus fell into a gorge at Anuraj Ghati in Garhwa district, police said. The accident took place around 3.30 am, they said. CRPF jawans recovered the bodies of six people and rescued 43 passengers by entering the ill-fated bus through the windows, […]

Iran rejects dialogue with US after fresh sanctions

Iran rejects dialogue with US after fresh sanctions

Iran’s UN ambassador said Monday that conditions were not ripe for a dialogue with the United States after President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Tehran. As the UN Security Council met behind closed doors, Ambassador Majid Takht Ravanchi told reporters that the United States must stop “its economic war against the Iranian people.”  “You […]

Senior journalist arrested during midnight raid in Srinagar

Senior journalist arrested during midnight raid in Srinagar

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police arrested a journalist in a mid night raid at his house on Tuesday. Reports said that Ghulam Jeelani Qadri, 62, Printer and Publisher of Daily Aafaq, Urdu daily newspaper was arrested from his residence in Srinagar last night. Daily Excelsior reported quoting a senior Police officer that he was arrested […]

UN Security Council urges dialogue, end to US-Iran tensions

UN Security Council urges dialogue, end to US-Iran tensions

United Nations: The UN Security Council on Monday called for dialogue and measures to end tensions in the Gulf, but Iran rejected talks with the United States after President Donald Trump imposed fresh sanctions. In a unanimous press statement drafted by Kuwait, the council condemned recent attacks on oil tankers, calling them a threat to the […]

SC declines Hajj Private Tour Operators’ plea

SC declines Hajj Private Tour Operators’ plea

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking review of the policy that requires private tour operators to provide Haj tour services at the government rates. A division bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and BR Gavai was hearing a petition filed by the Federation of Haj Private Tour Operators of […]

J&K BJP opposes talks with Hurriyat

J&K BJP opposes talks with Hurriyat

JAMMU: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday opposed a dialogue with the Hurriyat Conference, claiming that any talks with the separatists at this stage would be counter-productive and a retrograde step. “The Joint Resistance Leadership (a body of separatists groups) should publicly acknowledge the undisputable status of Jammu and Kashmir and it being an integral […]

Chief Secy participates in Back to Village programme at Gurez

Chief Secy participates in Back to Village programme at Gurez

DAWAR (GUREZ): J&K Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam began his 2-day visit to district Bandipora on Monday to participate in the government’s Back to Village Programme. He travelled across several panchayat constituencies and also visited the remote Gurez area. The chief secretary visited Kanzalwan, Badwan, Wanpora and Khandyal panchayat areas and interacted with panchayat representatives and […]