Vohra decries clash of old ideologies with new ideas

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today underscored the need for good governance and honest administration for the development of country even as he decried clash of erstwhile ideologies and traditions with new ideas and perception. Noting that India is a large, populous country with many religions, old orientations, diverse socio-religious and […]

Pakistan team arrives in India for World T20

Kolkata: Cleared by their government after days of uncertainty over their participation, the Pakistani contingent arrived in India to take part in the World Twenty20 cricket tournament as they landed here after a long flight. The 27-member Pakistan cricket contingent arrived in the city from Abu Dhabi, finally ending days of suspension over their participation […]

Tyre of IAF plane bursts while landing, none hurt

Dehradun: Chief of Central Army Command Lt Gen B S Negi and seven other armed forces personnel on Saturday had a narrow escape when one of the tyres of a Dornier aircraft burst while landing at the Jolly Grant airport, about 30 km from the city. Flight operations at Jolly Grant airport had been temporarily […]

Websites giving false advertisement about RPF recruitment: Railways

New Delhi: Indian Railways on Saturday stated that some websites have given false advertisement about recruitment drive in the Railway Protection Force and said no such notification has been issued by the Ministry or RPF. “Some websites are spreading false information regarding recruitment of about 18,000 constables in RPF. It is hereby informed that no […]

Mainstream media needs to focus on Rights issues: NHRC member

New Delhi: The mainstream media needs to focus more on rights issues of vulnerable sections of society and not just of the urban elite and middle classes, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) member S C Sinha said on Saturday. “Unfortunately, in recent times, one has seen that the mainstream media often fails to reflect some […]

12 of marriage party die in road accident

Firozabad (UP): Twelve persons were killed and 11 injured when a bus carrying a marriage party collided with a tanker and came in contact with a high tension wire here. The incident occurred near Bamba crossing Friday night. Eight persons were killed, four of them on the spot, District Magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani said on Saturday. […]

Special care for human rights during anti-militant ops: DGP Rajendra

SRINAGAR: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police K Rajendra Kumar on Saturday said “special care” should be taken to ensure that human rights are not violated during anti-militant operations and stressed on better synergy among law enforcing agencies to ensure safety and security of people. “While dealing with the (law and order) situations, the […]

Avalanche warning in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand for next 24 hours

Chandigarh: An avalanche warning was on Saturday issued for higher areas of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, advising people not to venture into these places over the next 24 hours. The advisory was issued by the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), part of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). ‘Medium danger’ […]

NC accuses Indian army of harassing Nagrota residents

JAMMU: Accusing the Army of “harassing” the residents living along the ammunition depot in Nagrota area, the National Conference (NC) on Saturday demanded relocation of the storage facility. “Around 4,000 families living near the ammunition depot in Jandrah area of Nagrota in Jammu district who have leased their land to the Army are being harassed […]