Kerala policewoman burnt alive

Kerala policewoman burnt alive

Mavelikkara (Ker): A 34-year-old woman police constable died after she was allegedly set ablaze by a man here Saturday, police said. The victim was posted at the Vallikkunnam station here. According to police, the accused allegedly poured petrol over the policewoman and set her ablaze this afternoon when she was on her way back home […]

Hurriyat Conference (G) spokesperson arrested, Geelani condemns

Hurriyat Conference (G) spokesperson arrested, Geelani condemns

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) spokesperson GA Gulzar was on Saturday arrested by Jammu and Kashmir Police from his residence in Srinagar and was shifted to Police Station Sher Gari, a Hurriyat spokesperson said. In a statement, the spokesperson said that the amalgam’s chairman Syed Ali Geelani strongly condemned Gulzar’s arrest. Terming his detention “unlawful and unjustified”, […]

Three IS supporters arrested under UAPA

Three IS supporters arrested under UAPA

Coimbatore: Three suspected ISIS supporters were arrested here Saturday under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, police said. Mohammed Hussain, Shahjahan and Sheik Shafiullah were detained after searches at their houses here on June 13, they said, adding some digital devices and incriminating documents were seized during the raids. The arrests come days after the NIA […]

Niti Aayog’s 5th Governing Council meet begins

Niti Aayog’s 5th Governing Council meet begins

New Delhi: The fifth meeting of Niti Aayog’s Governing Council began here Saturday with the main agenda of deliberating upon drought situation, farm distress and security concerns over Naxal-affected districts. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing the meeting, which is being held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This will be the first governing council meeting under the […]

The Prem Bhatia Memorial Trust invites applications for its Environment/Development Journalism Award, 2019

The Prem Bhatia Memorial Trust invites applications for its Environment/Development Journalism Award, 2019

Srinagar: The Prem Bhatia Memorial Trust (PBMT) gives an annual award for reporting on Environmental/Development issues which consists of a citation and cash award of Rs.100,000/- (One lakh rupees) for the best, consistent reporting/in-depth analysis of key environmental/development issues. The award, constituted in 2004, is not given for any single piece of writing but for […]

ACB registers FIR against Shiekh Imran, JK Bank officers, govt officials for illegal appropriation of subsidy with inflated project cost

ACB registers FIR against Shiekh Imran, JK Bank officers, govt officials for illegal appropriation of subsidy with inflated project cost

Srinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau, South Kashmir (Anantnag) has registered a case against Shiekh Imran Director M/S Kehwa Square Pvt. Ltd. BohriKadal Srinagar, officers of J&K Bank and other Govt officials, for illegal appropriation of subsidy with inflated project cost for establishment of CA storage at Lassipora, Pulwama. A case FIR No. 3/2019 under section 5(1) […]

Doctors turn down Mamata’s invitation for talks in W Bengal

Doctors turn down Mamata’s invitation for talks in W Bengal

West Bengal: Striking junior doctors turned down Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s invitation for a meeting at the state secretariat, which was called to resolve the impasse, and continued their protest for the fifth consecutive day on Saturday. The doctors, who are protesting against the assault on two of their colleagues at NRS Medical College and […]