Drug peddler held in Sopore

Srinagar: Police has arrested a drug peddler and recovered prescription drugs from his possession in Sopore. On a tip off, Sopore police apprehended a man identified as Asif Ahmad Mir son of Mohammad Ahsan Mir resident of Khwaja Gilgit Sopore near Degree College. On his instance police recovered 254 capsules of prescription drugs. A case […]

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, Mamata

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, Mamata

Budge Budge: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying they had not taken any action against corruption and made “false promises”. “Poor people’s money was swindled by Saradha chit fund company, but Mamata ji has not taken any action. Rather, she protected those involved in it,” […]

Training programme for Hajj aspirants of Shopian on May 7, 9

SHOPAIN: The State Hajj Committee has informed that the orientation cum training programme for the selected aspirants of Hajj-2016 of District Shopian will be held on May 07 and May 09 2016. All the selected aspirants of the district have been informed to attend the said orientation/training programme at Jamia Masjid Sharief Shopian on said […]

No floor test in U’khand on Friday

NEW DELHI: The President’s rule will continue in Uttarakhand and the April 29 floor test in the Assembly ordered by the High Court will not take place as the Supreme Court today extended its stay on the quashing of the Central rule. Hearing the Centre’s appeal against the Uttarakhand High Court judgement revoking President’s rule, […]

Par panel to seek explanation from Irani on her remarks

New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel examining CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury’s privilege motion against HRD minister Smriti Irani today decided to seek an explanation from her over her remarks made during a Rajya Sabha debate on the JNU row and Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide. With Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari admitting the privilege motion against […]

Manohar Parrikar questions Cong’s claim on blacklisting Agusta Westland

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday challenged the Congress to show the UPA government order blacklisting the Anglo-Italian helicopter maker Agusta Westland in connection with the VVIP chopper scam. Parrikar, who said that he will speak in detail in Parliament on the issue in the near future, informed that the Ministry has received […]

Injectable polio vaccine included in immunisation programme

New Delhi: It was decided that IPV be included in the vaccination programme from April 25 following guidelines given to the Maharashtra Family Welfare department by the Union Health Ministry, a statement issued by the civic body said. The IPV (injectable polio vaccine) is administered as intradermal injection of 0.1 ml dose. Simultaneous immunisation by […]

Allan Donald to join Australia coaching staff: report

Allan Donald to join Australia coaching staff: report

SYDNEY: South Africa great Allan Donald is set to join the Australian team as temporary bowling coach, including for a series against the Proteas, a report said on Wednesday. The renowned bowling spearhead, whose speed saw him nicknamed ‘White Lightning’, is expected to oversee Australia’s attack on their tour of Sri Lanka later this year. […]

Would not prefer IPL being shifted from India: Kumble

Thiruvananthapuram: Former Indian skipper Anil Kumble today said that he was not in favour of shifting the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches from the country. “IPL is a global brand which brings in lot of revenue to the country. It should not be shifted,” he told reporters during a visit to the Greenfield Stadium at […]

Budgam Inter-School Martial Arts Competition begins

Srinagar:Inter School District level competition in the sports disciplines of Taekwondo, Wushu and Sqay Martial Arts for boys got underway at Sport Stadium in Budgam  on Wednesday. The tournament is organised by the department of youth services and sports Budgam, under the leadership of district youth coordinator Nazir Ahmad Shah, as part of annual calendar […]