J&K Bank Conducts Fin Lit Camps In T’marg, Kulgam

Srinagar – J&K Bank organised a financial literacy camp cum seminar at M.T.M. Foundation School Chandiloora in Tangmarg. People from villages of Chandiloora, Badpora Tangmarg, teachers and students of the school, Branch Manager Central Co-operative Bank and few government officials attended the camp. Lead District Manager Baramulla, Zonal coordinator (Apple project/KCC), Head B.U Tangmarg, Branch […]

Nasir Visits Charunda, Near LoC

Offers Condolences To Victims Of Pak Trsoop Firing Srinagar – Minister of State for Home, Nasir Aslam Wani, accompanied by Director General of Police, Ashok Prasad, today visited Charunda village near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector, where three civilians were killed last week in heavy firing by the Pakistani troops.  The Minister […]

Qatari emir visits Gaza in boost to Hamas rulers

  GAZA CITY— The emir of Qatar received a warm welcome in Gaza on Tuesday, becoming the first head of state to visit the Palestinian territory since Hamas seized control of the coastal strip five years ago. Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani’s visit gave Gaza’s Hamas rulers an important diplomatic victory. Hamas is considered […]

Israel conducts ‘national disaster drills’ also aimed at preparing ‘citizens for war’

London : Israel is conducting mass casualty drills to train the nation for a national disaster, which according to some military officials is also a rehearsal for how to respond to war, claims a report. On Sunday, Israel’s public was asked to evacuate buildings and schools at 11am local time and similar drills ordered by […]

Lavrov: Syrian Conflict Part of Mideast ‘Geopolitical Game’

  Moscow :  Some countries are apparently interested in fuelling violence in Syria as part of a “geopolitical remapping” of the Middle East, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. “It appears that every time the hope for progress in the Syrian situation arises, somebody attempts to prevent it from calming down and deliberately fuels […]

Syrian President Grants General Amnesty

Damascus – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad announced a general amnesty on Tuesday, Syria’s national television reported. The amnesty is the most extensive compared to previous ones, reports said.  Syria has been experiencing unrest since March 2011 with organized attacks by West backed rebels against Syrian police forces and border guards being reported across the country.  In […]

Inadvisable to reduce force levels in Kashmir: Gen Jacob

New Delhi – Lt. General (retd.) J.F.R. Jacob, the main architect of the 1971 India-Pakistan war over Bangladesh, has advised the government not to move troops from troubled state of Jammu and Kashmir over recent demands from politicians to reduce the force levels in the militancy hit state. The Indian Army is also of the […]

BMC blames Kashmir for Yash Chopra’s death?

Mumbai: It is not known yet that where filmmaker Yash Chopra caught dengue. In order to know that, Mumbai’s municipal corporation has asked for the medical reports of the film maker. Yash Chopra died on Saturday, but it still has to be found that how he caught it. The officials said that before he got […]

Digvijaya demands probe against Gadkari, submits proof to PM

New Delhi – Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday submitted proof of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari’s links with Purti Group of companies to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demanded that the opposition party leader be probed on fraud charges. Earlier in the day, the ruling Congress Party, the opposition Bharatiya Janata […]

Muslims in Srebrenica win municipal election

Sarajevo: Camil Durakovic, a 33-year-old Muslim, has won the majority of votes in a municipal election in Bosnia’s Srebrenica, where more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys slaughtered by Serbs in Europe’s worst massacre since World War II. According to official results released on Monday, Durakovic secured with 46.4 percent of the vote, compared to […]