Kingfisher Leaves 3,000 Employees In Dark On Diwali

MUMBAI – 3,000 employees got a Diwali gift from chairman Vijay Mallya in the form of no salary despite his commitment, said a source Around 3,000 employees of the near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines were left in the dark on Diwali after the management failed to pay their May salary, despite its commitment that their dues will […]

Reviving theatre in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: News on the insurgency in Indian-administered Kashmir may have gagged headlines for years, but it was for the first time this year that the real reflections of the conflict were depicted through its theatre. A collage of 13 plays staged this Thursday at S.P College, Srinagar, provided a nostalgic sight of Kashmir post 1947 […]

Hajeej Trio Remanded Till Nov 17

Srinagar, Nov 12: The father-sons trio of Hajeej travel company, who have been arrested allegedly for duping Hajj aspirants consecutively for two years – 2011 and 2012 – were produced before the City Munsiff here Monday who remanded them to police custody till 17th of this month. The accused would be produced before the Sessions […]

NC-Led Govt At War Against Hurriyat: Geelani

Renews Demand To Dissolve SASB, Entrust Yatra Management To KPs Srinagar, Nov 12: Asserting that it was not carrying out a campaign against Hindu religion or the Amarnath pilgrimage, Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani Monday renewed its demand to dissolve the Shrine Board, entrust the Yatra management to local Kashmiri Pandits and […]

NC, Cong to Contest LC Seat Each in Jammu, Valley

Srinagar, Nov 12: The Coalition Coordination Committee (CC) of the ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress parties has decided that the two parties will jointly contest the polls to fill up vacancies in the Jammu and Kashmir legislative council under Panchayati Raj quota. “Both the parties will contest on two seats each. The parties will […]

Khalida hits back at Muzafar Baig

Srinagar, Nov 12: Awami National Conference has sharply reacted to the statement of Peoples Democratic Party leader, Muzaffar Husain Baig, where he had accused late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah of trading his plebiscite cause for power. “It is really unfortunate that a person who is totally unaware of the factors responsible for creation of the Plebiscite […]

Shabir Shah greets Hindu community on Diwali

Srinagar, Nov 12: Democratic Freedom Party Chairman, Shabir Ahmad shah has congratulated the Hindu community on the eve of Diwali and said that these kinds of festivals pave for mutual understanding and brotherhood. “Everybody should congratulate one another on the festivals irrespective of any religious or political affiliation. History is witness to the fact that […]

Guv, CM greet people on Diwali

Jammu, Nov 12: Governor Jammu and Kashmir, N N Vohra has extended warm greetings to the people on Diwali, the festival of lights, and prayed for their well-being and prosperity. In a message of felicitations, the Governor observed that this festival symbolizes the triumph of truth and righteousness over falsehood and of good over evil, […]

Israeli Warplanes Pound Besieged Gaza Strip

Gaza: Israeli warplanes have carried out five airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in the latest wave of attacks on the coastal enclave, which has been under an Israeli blockade for the past five years. The airstrikes targeted different areas of Gaza in the early hours of Tuesday. There have been no reports of casualties from […]

Nasrallah: Attack On Gaza Test For ‘Arab Spring Nations’

Beirut: Hezbollah chief Syed Hassan Nasrallah on Monday described the wave of violence in the Gaza Strip as a test for the “Arab Spring nations,” saying it will be a tough question for Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. Nasrallah made the remarks late on Monday in a televised speech given during a ceremony in southern Beirut […]