Srinagar: ‘Rehbar’ employees protest re-advertising of posts

Srinagar: ‘Rehbar’ employees protest re-advertising of posts

Srinagar: Scores of people employed under Rehbar-e-Khel and Rehbar-e-Janglat scheme on Sunday held a protest here demanding revocation of Jammu and Kashmir government’s decision to re-advertise the posts they were engaged in. The government had on Friday re-advertised Rehbar-e-Janglat’, Rehbar-e-Zirat’ and Rehbar-e-Khel’ posts through the Service Selection Board. It said additional weightage and age relaxation […]

Tunnel accident: 2 local labourers buried, bodies of 8 others sent to hometowns

Tunnel accident: 2 local labourers buried, bodies of 8 others sent to hometowns

Banihal/Jammu: Two local labourers, who were among the 10 killed after a landslide hit an under-construction tunnel here, were laid to rest in their native Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir, while the mortal remains of eight others were dispatched to their hometowns outside the union territory, officials said on Sunday. Ten labourers five from […]

Foxglove blooms bright in JK’s ‘Valley of Flowers’

Foxglove blooms bright in JK’s ‘Valley of Flowers’

Bhaderwah: The ‘Valley of Flowers’, which was a major attraction for visitors to Bhaderwah between May and mid-June before the Covid outbreak, wears a deserted look this season, much to the dismay of tourism stakeholders. The striking view of the Foxglove, a flower that grows in the woods and high-altitude meadows of Bhaderwah, failed to […]

Pak national arrested along IB in Jammu

Pak national arrested along IB in Jammu

Jammu: A 21-year-old Pakistani national was arrested when he intruded into the Indian territory from across the International Border (IB) here, officials said on Sunday. Saber Nawaz, a resident of Malik Chak, crossed into Akhnoor sector in the outskirts of Jammu on Saturday and was noticed by the alert Indian army guarding the border, the […]

Imran Khan again praises India for reducing fuel prices

Imran Khan again praises India for reducing fuel prices

Islamabad: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Imran Khan has once again praised India for reducing fuel prices with the help of “discounted oil” from Russia, saying this is what his government was working to achieve with the help of an “independent foreign policy.” The Indian government on Saturday cut excise duty on petrol by a record […]

PM lauds services of horses in armed forces

PM lauds services of horses in armed forces

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has noted that horses have been an integral part of India’s glorious history and culture and hailed their contribution and services in the armed forces. The prime minister also specifically lauded ‘Virat’, the horse part of the President’s Bodyguard regiment which retired from its years-long service after the 73rd […]

Temples destroyed in past should be rebuilt: Goa CM Sawant

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing row over Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday said all the temples destroyed in the past should be rebuilt, while asserting that the BJP government in the state has made budgetary allocation for reinstating temples demolished during the Portuguese rule. Sawant also said the Goa […]

Ahead of Quad summit, China says US’ Indo-Pacific strategy ‘bound to fail’

Ahead of Quad summit, China says US’ Indo-Pacific strategy ‘bound to fail’

Beijing: China on Sunday launched a broadside against the Indo-Pacific strategy of the United States ahead of the summit of Quad leaders in Japan, saying that it is “bound to fail” as it is vigorously promoted by Washington to “contain” Beijing. The “Indo-Pacific strategy” is causing more and more vigilance and concern in the international […]

This is not a small feat, keep it up: PM Modi

New Delhi: This is not a small feat, Prime Minister Narnedra Modi said while hosting the victorious Thomas Cup team, players of which were chuffed to get the backing of the country’s premier. Few days after congratulating the players over telephone for their historic triumph at the prestigious tournament in Bangkok, PM Modi met in […]