Igor Stimac signs contract extension till AFC Asian Cup 2023

NEW DELHI: Indian men’s football team head coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday signed an extension of his contract till the end of next year’s AFC Asian Cup. The decision to extend the contract was recommended by the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) technical committee last month, and was subsequently ratified by the executive committee in […]

Delhi Police arrests four PFI members under UAPA

New Delhi: Four persons allegedly linked to the banned Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested by Delhi Police under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, officials said on Tuesday. This is the first arrest of any PFI member in the national capital after the outfit was banned by the Centre on September 28. Earlier, […]

One each PDP, NC leader promises to join BJP if their Pahari community granted ST status in J-K

Jammu, Oct 4  Two prominent leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference have expressed their desire to join the BJP on condition that the central government grants Schedule Tribe status to their Pahari community. PDP district president Rajouri Tazeem Dar and senior NC leader Shafqat Mir gave the assurance to Union […]

Amit Shah arrives in Jammu amid heightened security

Amit Shah arrives in Jammu amid heightened security

Multi-tier security, drones pressed into service in J&K Jammu/Srinagar: Amid tight security cover, Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Jammu on Monday. He was received by LG Manoj Sinha, senior officials from administration, police and BJP leaders at the technical airport Jammu. The Home Minister will reach Raj Bhawan Jammu and is scheduled to […]

Northern Army commander reviews 10 ideas, innovations selected for army event

Northern Army commander reviews 10 ideas, innovations selected for army event

Jammu: The Northern Command’s General Officer Commanding-in-chief Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi on Monday reviewed 10 ideas and innovations by officers, which will be exhibited at the Indian Army event later this month, a defence spokesperson said. The board of officers had picked these 10 innovations of the total 54 ideas showcased during a two-day event […]

Second person arrested in rape, blackmailing case: Police

Second person arrested in rape, blackmailing case: Police

Srinagar: Police have arrested a person in a sextortion case in Anantnag district, officials said on Monday — two days after a “journalist” was taken into custody following a complaint of rape and extortion. The second arrest in the case comes after Nadeem Ahmed Ganie alias Nadeem Nadu, “a self-proclaimed journalist,” was arrested on Saturday […]

Hurriyat appeals for release of ailing son-in-law of Geelani

Hurriyat appeals for release of ailing son-in-law of Geelani

Srinagar: The Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference on Monday expressed concern over the health condition of Altaf Shah, the jailed son-in-law of late separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, and appealed to the Centre to release him on humanitarian grounds. Shah along with six others was arrested in 2017 in connection with a militancy funding case. […]

Taj, Chib appointed DAP treasurer, general secretary

Taj, Chib appointed DAP treasurer, general secretary

Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir ministers Taj Mohi-ud-din and R S Chib were on Monday appointed as the treasurer and the general secretary respectively of the newly-floated Democratic Azad Party (DAP). DAP chairman and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad appointed Mohi-ud-din and Chib to the posts, the party said in a […]

‘Naya Kashmir’ reminiscent of middle ages in Europe: PDP

‘Naya Kashmir’ reminiscent of middle ages in Europe: PDP

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party on Monday said there is no end in sight to the Centre’s “oppressive and punitive” measures in Jammu and Kashmir even after over three years have passed since the abrogation of article 370 in August 2019. In the October edition of its monthly newsletter ‘Speak Up’ released on Monday, the party […]