Court convicts Mushtaq Peer in BOPEE scam case

Court convicts Mushtaq Peer in BOPEE scam case

Srinagar: An anti-corruption court in Srinagar Wednesday giving verdict on 2012 CET scam convicted former chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer. The court sentenced Peer to five years imprisonment besides fined him with Rs 1 crore. 43 accused have also been convicted in the case with imprisonment and fine. The […]

Amit Shah meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur

Amit Shah meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur

Nagpur: BJP president Amit Shah today visited the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarters in Nagpur to meet Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat and other senior functionaries. Shah arrived at the RSS headquarters in the city’s Mahal area around 12.20 pm and left at 4.40 pm. He met Bhagwat and RSS general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi. Earlier in […]

PDP, Congress ‘disown’ slain Pulwama activist, condemn killing

Srinagar: Following the killing of a senior political activist both People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Congress condemned the killing but at the same time “disowned” the activist as well. Ghulam Nabi Patel was killed in an apparent militants attack in Rajpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district while two of his guards were injured grievously. […]

Militants kill PDP activist in Pulwama, injure his PSOs

Militants kill PDP activist in Pulwama, injure his PSOs

Srinagar: Militants on Wednesday attacked and killed a PDP activist at Rajpora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. The former Congress leader has been identified as Ghulam Nabi Patel. They said that his two PSOs also sustained injuries in the militant attack. They have been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad of Handwara and Bilal Ahmad […]

Involvement in India will be investigated: Cambridge Analytica

Involvement in India will be investigated: Cambridge Analytica

London: Cambridge Analytica (CA), the data consultancy firm at the heart of a fake news investigation in the UK, has said that all its activities around the world, including in India, will be investigated and reported on. A spokesperson for the company yesterday said that while CA was focussed purely on the US market, its […]

Indonesia oil well explosion kills 15, dozens injured

Indonesia oil well explosion kills 15, dozens injured

Banda Aceh: The death toll from an illegal oil well blaze in Indonesia has jumped to 15 with dozens injured, authorities said today, warning that there could be more victims of the explosion. Images from the accident showed a towering flame shooting some 70 metres (230 feet) in the air above homes and palm trees […]

Salman Khan meets Mehbooba Mufti

Salman Khan meets Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar: Superstar Salman Khan and producer Ramesh Taurani, who are currently busy in Kashmir with the shoot of the third installment of the “Race” franchise, met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. Salman and the film’s team reached the picturesque Sonamarg hill station in the state for a two-day shooting schedule of Remo D’Souza […]

UGC issues list of fake Universities in India

UGC issues list of fake Universities in India

Srinagar: University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list of fake universities and according to the commission, these institutions are not entitled to confer any degree. As per a NDTV report out of the total 24 ‘fake univerisities’, 8 of them are based in Delhi. According to UGC, the higher education regulator, the detailed list […]

Tral students urge KU to postpone exams scheduled today

Srinagar: Students and their parents from Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday urged Kashmir University to postpone exams of the 2nd year scheduled for today in wake of restrictions and shutdown in the area following the killing of four militants yesterday. A number of students and their parents called GNS, stating that […]

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