Rafting boat capsizes in Pahalgam, 2 injured

Rafting boat capsizes in Pahalgam, 2 injured

Srinagar: Two people including a tourism department employee were injured after a Rafting boat capsized in Pahalgam on Tuesday, reports said. The rafting boat was the part of rafting championship organised by tourism department in which only professionals participated. The event was going on in Pahalgam from last three days

Army thrashes school bus driver in Shopian

Army thrashes school bus driver in Shopian

Srinagar: Army on Tuesday morning thrashed a school bus driver in Zawoora area of Shopian district in south Kashmir. Reports said that a school bus driver identified as Gulzar Ahmed Rather, son of Mohammad Akbar Rather, a resident of Narpora Shopian was beaten up by the army personnel for no reason at all. Army also […]

Now BSF trooper shoots self dead in Singhpora of north Kashmir

Now BSF trooper shoots self dead in Singhpora of north Kashmir

Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Tuesday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Singhpora area of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday. The BSF trooper namely Constable Rajendra Minj (belt number 143302319) of 70 Bn BSF shot himself while he was on duty at Battalion headquarters […]

Fire breaks out at JK Bank branch Lal Bazar

Fire breaks out at JK Bank branch Lal Bazar

Srinagar: Fire broke out at a branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Botshah Mohalla of Lal Bazar area in Srinagar on Tuesday. They said the cause of the fire was not immediately known. However, efforsts are being made to douse the flames. Further details are awaited.

Members raise slogans during oath-taking

Members raise slogans during oath-taking

New Delhi: Many newly-elected members on Tuesday raised slogans after concluding their oath in Lok Sabha, with some even engaging in raillery and heated exchanges, ignoring the Chair’s direction to desist from it. The presiding officer directed that no slogans will go on record. While many BJP MPs ended their oath with chants of ‘Bharat […]

GMC Srinagar faculty, students stage protest in solidarity with W Bengal doctors

GMC Srinagar faculty, students stage protest in solidarity with W Bengal doctors

Srinagar: The faculty members, resident doctors and students of Govt Medical College, Srinagar on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest rally inside GMC premises in solidarity with the doctors of West Bengal. “We are organising this protest against the atrocities on doctors and in solidarity with the doctors of West Bengal,” the protesters said. Although, the […]

Sonia Gandhi takes oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha

Sonia Gandhi takes oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi Tuesday took oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha. Yesterday, National Conference leader, Dr Farooq Abdullah and his other two party members also took oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha. Dr Farooq took oath in Kashmiri language.

Anti-Ragging Act to be strengthened: Minister

Anti-Ragging Act to be strengthened: Minister

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will strive to strengthen the Anti-Ragging Act to check harassment of students in academic institutions, a minister said Tuesday. Despite the law already in place, incidents like alleged suicide by junior doctor Payal Tadvi at a hospital here take place, Minister of state for Home Ranjit Patil said in the state […]

UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar: Expert

UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar: Expert

SRINAGAR: An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military concluded that the organisation’s many bodies failed to act together, resulting in “systemic and structural failures.” The 36-page review by Gert Rosenthal, Guatemala’s former foreign minister, released Monday said the […]