Court Strikes Down Life Ban; Azharuddin Gets Relief After 12 Yrs

Hyderabad, Nov 8 Twelve years after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) imposed a ban for life-time on former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday struck it down as “illegal”. In a major relief to the cricketer-turned-politician, a division bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court set aside […]

FIR Against Bhushan For Supporting Kashmir Dismissed

New Delhi, Nov 8: Three pleas for registration of FIRs against activist Arvind Kejriwal, yoga guru Baba Ramdev and noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan for their alleged remarks against parliamentarians and supporting plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir respectively were dismissed by a court here on Thursday. Metropolitan magistrate Purshottam Pathak dismissed all the three complaints seeking […]

Sopori’s Santoor Takes Delhi Listeners Into A Trance

New Delhi: Pandit Bhajan Sopori’s Santoor commenced the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of the Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan (BVB), New Delhi. The occasion also marked the 125th birth centenary of its founder Sh. K.M. Munshi. The 3 day Sangeet Samaroh was inaugurated by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. She also released ‘Swar Bharati’, the Annual magazine of […]

Ahmadinejad Questions Western Electoral Systems

Bali: Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has criticized the electoral systems in the United States and Europe, saying elections have turned into a battleground for the capitalists. “Elections, which are a major manifestation of the people’s will, have turned into the scene for the propaganda campaign of the capitalists and huge expenses and many independent, decent […]

Arabs relieved by ‘courageous’ Obama’s victory

Dubai | US President Barack Obama’s re-election was expected by many Arab analysts, and when officially announced was welcomed by the people. Analysts said that the Arab world was relieved by Obama’s victory because he is the “lesser of the two evils” than the republican candidate Mitt Romney. They also said that Obama’s hands will […]

Police Stations Can’t Be Used As LPG Outlets: IGP

Srinagar, Nov 08: Voicing its reservations over the notification to use police stations as LPG distribution points, Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday urged the divisional commissioner to ask the deputy commissioner here to identify the points. “DC Srinagar has issued an order under the endorsement No. DCS/PS/12/5007-80 dated 03-11-2012, where-under he has made the offices […]

Sopore Sanctuary For Militants, 40 Active: CRPF IG

Observer News Service Srinagar, Nov 08: Describing Sopore as a sanctuary for militancy, the inspector general (IG) for the CRPF, SS Sandhu, on Thursday said that the northern township still harboured 40 active militants. Talking to the media on the sidelines of a CRPF medical camp for residents of a Sopore locality, Sandhu said that […]

Beig Flays Omar’s Kabhi Haan, Kabhi Naan On AFSPA

Observer News Service Srinagar, Nov 08: In a dig at the Abdullah family’s tradition of dynastic succession, PDP leaders on Thursday said that Omar Abdullah must now be grooming his son to take the reins of power next. At a party rally in Sopore, senior PDP leader and former deputy chief minister Muzaffar Hussain Beig […]

Anjuman-e-Sharie Shiayan Team Calls On CM

Jammu, Nov 08 – A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman-e-Sharie Shiayan led by its General Secretary, Nissar Hussain Aalamgir Thursday afternoon met Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah here and discussed various issues pertaining to Muharram arrangements and processions on 8th and 10th of Muharram from Shaheed Gunj and Abi Guzar, Srinagar. The delegation while recognizing […]

Panchs unintentional agents of New Delhi: Nayeem Khan

Srinagar, Nov 8: Calling panchs and sarpanchs as ‘unintentional agents of New Delhi’, senior resistance leader and National Front Chairman Nayeem Ahmad Khan has expressed apprehensions that the panchayat members may be provided arms on the pattern of infamous Village Defense Committees. This may be done so that Kashmiri society will get divided and Kashmiri […]

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