EGI expresses shock over barring of Kashmiri journalists from R-Day venue in Srinagar

EGI expresses shock over barring of Kashmiri journalists from R-Day venue in Srinagar

Srinagar: The Editors Guild of India (EGI) Monday termed the barring of Kashmir journalists from “Republic Day” venue in Srinagar as an unprecedented state-sponsored attack on press freedom”, even as it demanded an inquiry into “how such lapses were allowed to take place.” In a statement, EGI condemned “the arbitrary manner in which several senior […]

Burhan anniversary: Amarnath yatra suspended

Srinagar: Authorities on Sunday suspended the Amarnath yatra from Jammu for a day following the second death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. “In view of law and order situation in South Kashmir where three civilians were killed by the army on Saturday and militant Burhan Wani’s death anniversary, no fresh batch of pilgrims […]

New Delhi announces end to Ramazan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: The government of India on Friday announced an end to Ramazan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir. In a tweet the union home ministry said that centre has decided against the extention of ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir and therefore the security operations against militants will continue. Reports quoting home ministry sources said that cessation […]

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 3; price starts from Rs. 9,999

Smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched its latest handset Redmi Note 3, with price starting from Rs 9,999. The version with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage will cost retails at Rs 9,999, while the version with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage will go for Rs 11,999. This is the first-ever smartphone in India equipped with […]

Gionee P5W now available for Rs 6499

SRINAGAR: Within a month from being listed on the global site, the Gionee P5W is now available in India at Rs 6,499. The device can be picked in white, black, blue, red and yellow. The Gionee P5W is a dual-SIM, dual standby device sporting a 5-inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels of resolution […]