Court Rejects Bail Plea By Conman

Srinagar: A court here on Thursday dismissed bail plea of man from Gujarat, Kiran Patel, who conned the security establishment in Jammu and Kashmir into believing him to be a PMO official and got the requisite perks prior to his arrest earlier this month. Having reserved the order on Monday after hearing the arguments of […]

Tractor turns turtle in Baramulla, driver dies

Baramulla: A tractor driver died after his tractor turned turtle in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday afternoon. Reports said that a tractor driver identified as Javid Ahmad Wani (33) son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani a resident of Waripora met with a fatal accident in Frashtar Kreeri. He was immeditaely shifted to SDH Kreeri where […]

J&K’s opposition parties show of strength in Udhampur

Jammu: In another show of unity by Jammu & Kashmir’s opposition parties, National Conference president Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Congress working president Raman Bhalla on Thursday turned up at a rally organized by the Panthers Party on its foundation day in its stronghold of Udhampur. Reports said that National Conference president and former CM Dr. […]

Modi surname remarks: Gujarat court holds Rahul guilty in criminal defamation case

Surat: A court in Surat in Gujarat on Thursday convicted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a 2019 criminal defamation case filed against him over his “Modi surname” remarks. The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate HH Varma held Gandhi guilty under Indian Penal Code section 504, which deals with intentional insult with intent to provoke breach […]

Night Temp Rises But Stays Below Normal At Most Places In J&K

Srinagar: Amid forecast for mainly dry weather in the next 24 hours, the minimum temperatures recorded an increase but stayed below normal at most places on Thursday. A meteorological department official here saify mainly clear to cloudy weather towards evening and night was expected during the next 24 hours. On March 24-25, he said, rain […]

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 […]