A’nag Killings: HC Orders Transfer Of Case From CJM

SRINAGAR (KMN) – Taking a serious note of the alleged nonchalance in implementing its interim directions in the case pertaining to the killing of two youth in firing at Anantnag in September 2010, the High Court on Wednesday ordered transfer of the case out of the chief judicial magistrate’s court.  According to report circulated by […]

Nearly 20 Rounded Up In Old City Raids

“Fathers Picked Up For Sons, Families Beaten” SRINAGAR (ONS) – Over a score of youth were rounded up by the police in nocturnal raids in the old city on Tuesday on charges of stone-pelting, reports said. Locals took to the streets during the night, accusing the police of harassment, ransacking and violence, even as many […]

Anti-US, Israel Protests Rock City

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Protests over insults to holy names continued for the second day in several parts of Kashmir, with demonstrators burning tyres on roads and shouting slogans against the US and Israel. Many areas in North Kashmir remained shut down today after a wave of anger over the outrage had blocked traffic on three […]

Snow, Rains Forecast In Valley

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Heralding the arrival of winter, the higher reaches of Kashmir experienced snowfall Wednesday while most areas in the plains were lashed by rains since evening resulting in sharp fall in the day temperature. The Met office here has forecast rains and snowfall across Kashmir, including the Pir Panjal mountain range and upper […]

Tata Dealers Aghast Over Company Wind-Up Plans

Refund, Settlement  Policy In Works: Spokesman SRINAGAR (ONS) – The decision of Tata Tele-Services Limited (TTL) to wind up its cellular and broadband services in Kashmir has shocked around 50,000 consumers and left some 150 employees and dozens of its franchises in sheer distress. Accusing the company of fraud and cheating, Kashmir Tata Channel Partners […]

Now Life Term for Female Foeticide

SRINAGAR – Greedy parents beware! Your intention to get rid of the girl child may land you in jail for life in Jammu and Kashmir. The Omar Abdullah led government is contemplating to amend the law to make female foeticide a non-bailable offence punishable by life imprisonment in the restive Jammu and Kashmir. Census 2011 […]

Candle-light Vigil for Guru

SRINAGAR (GNS) – A group of youth staged a candle-light vigil at Press Enclave in Srinagar late Wednesday evening demanding justice to parliament attack convict Muhammad Afzal Guru. Reports said that scores of youth from Global Youth Foundation assembled at Press Enclave here and staged the vigil appealing the President of India to commute the […]

Absconder Held After 22 Yrs

JAMMU – An absconder wanted in different cases was arrested after 22 years from this winter capital of the state. “Based on specific information, police last evening arrested the wanted absconder identified as Baryam Dass, resident Chandwan, Tehsil Hiranagar, district Kathua,” an official spokesman here today said. He said Baryam was involved in cases registered […]

Cabinet Reshuffle After LC Polls

JAMMU – Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is waiting to see the results of the state legislative council elections before deciding on the cabinet reshuffle in the state. Abdullah wrote on micro-blogging website Twitter: “The MLC elections in the state have come at a good time because their results will have a bearing on the reshuffle […]

In Cold War, US planned to blow up the Moon

LONDON – The US planned to blow up the Moon with a nuclear bomb during the Cold War as a show of strength, a British media report said Wednesday. American military chiefs allegedly devised the secret project, “A Study of Lunar Research Flights” – or “Project A119” – in the hope that the then Soviet […]