Fake news can create tensions, endanger democratic values: CJI Chandrachud

New Delhi: Flagging the dangers of fake news in this digital age, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Wednesday said such misinformation has the capability of creating tensions between communities thereby endangering democratic values. Speaking at the Ramnath Goenka awards ceremony, where he was the chief guest, the CJI also said the vibrancy of […]

One can apply for jobs, give interviews while on tourist or business visa in US: Federal agency

Washington: The US has announced that individuals travelling to the country on a business or tourist visa – B-1 and B-2 – can apply for new jobs and even appear in interviews, but the prospective employees must ensure that they have changed their visa status before starting a new role. B-1 and B-2 visas are […]

Won’t contest assembly elections till Article 370 is restored: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday vowed not to contest assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir till Article 370 is restored, saying it be might a “foolish” decision, but the issue is an “emotional” one for her. In an interview with PTI here, the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also said that assembly […]

NGO Funding Case: NIA Arrests Program Coordinator of JKCCS

Srinagar’: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested Khurram Parvez the program coordinator of Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Societies (JKCCS) in NGO militancy funding case. “Following the first arrest made in the NGO Terror Funding Case on 20.03.2023, the National Investigation Agency arrested Khurram Parvez, the Program Coordinator of Jammu and Kashmir Coalition […]

China and Russia: explaining a long, complicated friendship

Taipei (Taiwan): Chinese leader Xi Jinping just concluded a three-day visit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a warm affair in which the two men praised each other and spoke of a profound friendship. It’s a high point in a complicated, centuries-long relationship during which the two countries have been both allies and enemies. Chinese and […]

PM Modi to hold high-level review meeting on Covid situation

New Delhi: Amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a high-level meeting on Wednesday to review the situation and public health preparedness, officials said. India has recorded 1,134 new coronavirus cases, while the active cases increased to 7,026, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The death […]

As strong tremors shake hospital, doctors perform surgery in Anantnag

Bijbehara: At a time when most of the people were seen running for safety during an earthquake that shook Jammu and Kashmir and parts of north India yesterday evening, doctors at sub district hospital Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district were seen performing surgery on a patient. A video of the hospital theatre, where doctors […]

Pakistan stays away from SCO conference after Indian side objects to incorrect map

New Delhi:Pakistan on Tuesday skipped a conference of military medicine experts organised by an Indian think-tank under the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) after the host objected to incorrect depiction of Kashmir in a map, people familiar with the matter said. The conference on ‘SCO Armed Forces Contribution in Military Medicine, Healthcare and Pandemics’ […]

Mainly dry weather forecast today, rain on March 24-25 in J&K

Srinagar: Mainly dry weather has been forecast in Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours while rain and thunderstorm with snowfall over higher reaches at scattered places has been predicted on March 24-25. “Mainly clear and dry weather is expected today. A brief spell of thunder with rain may occur at isolated places towards late […]

Awantipora Accident: 1 more injured succumbs, toll 6

Srinagar: Another non-local labourer, who was injured in a road accident in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, has succumbed to his injuries, taking the death toll to 6. An official said that Ali Hassan Ansari of Jharkhand succumbed to his injuries at SMHS hospital in Srinagar on Wednesday morning. 5 persons had died and 28 […]