Salman Khan charged with murder

MUMBAI: A court on Wednesday charged Bollywood star Salman Khan with culpable homicide over a 2002 hit-and-run case that could land him behind bars for 10 years, a report and a court petitioner said. Khan, 47, is alleged to have rammed his Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle onto a pavement and over five sleeping homeless people […]

India Born Mamnoon Hussain Likely To Replace Zardari

ISLAMABAD  – Mamnoon Hussain, a veteran Pakistani politician and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s trusted ally, is expected to win next week’s presidential election after being nominated by the ruling party as a candidate in the largely ceremonial vote. Ousted in a bloodless military coup in 1999, Sharif swept back into power in a May 11 […]

Transfers, Postings in Civil Administration

SRINAGAR: The Government today ordered following transfers and postings in the civil administration with immediate effect: Mr. Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, KAS, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Development Authority, Sonamarg, has been transferred and posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag, vice Mr. Ghulam Mohammad Dar. Mr. Ravi Kanth, KAS, Secretary, J&K State Electricity Regulatory Commission with additional […]

Cow swallows Rs 8000 with fruits

Udhampur: A cow swallowed Rs 8000 with fruits outside a shop in Udhampur district. “A shopkeeper namely Sukh Ram, resident of village Bilan Boli, last night had kept some fruits and a cash of Rs 8000 outside his shop while he was busy shutting down his shop,” police here today said. They said a cow […]

Observe Jumait-ul-Vida As Al-Quds Day: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Keeping up with the tradition, the Hurriyat Conference today said that the last Friday of Ramzan  (Jumait-ul-vida) will be observed as Youm-al-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir in both the parts of divided Kashmir. The decision was taken during an executive council meeting convened by the APHC chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. The annual Al-Quds Day  was conceived […]

Mufti calls for end to sectarian strife in Budgam

Srinagar: Appealing people of Budgam to defeat the designs of divisive elements Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said the violent incidents in the district might be isolated in nature but they are causing tremendous pain and anxiety among the entire Kashmir society. Mufti was speaking at a special meeting convened by […]

Probe Into Cancellation of CET

Srinagar: State Government today appointed  an inquiry officer to look into various aspects related to the conduct of common entrance test 2013 by the Board of Professional Entrance Examination on 22nd and 23rd June, 2013. M. A. Bukhari, Secretary Animal & Sheep Husbandry Department has been appointed  as an inquiry officer. In this regard, comments/views/suggestions […]

Geelani Appeals for Peace

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani has urged Muslims of Budgam district to stop indulging in any kind of sectarian clashes. “These clashes are being encouraged by the secret agencies to divert the attention of the people from the uprising against the desecration of the Holy Quran in Gool area”, Geelani said. Salahudin […]

CSC to examine modalities for creation of new admin units

Srinagar: The State cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday constituted a Sub-Committee to be headed by Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand to examine the modalities for the implementation of the Mushtaq Ganaie Committee Report regarding the demands for the creation of new administrative units and to take on board […]

Panel Nod For State Council for Promotion of Urdu Language

Srinagar: The High Level Committee for the promotion of Urdu language headed by Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khanday Wednesday gave its concurrence to the proposal of the Sub Committee regarding setting up of J&K Urdu Promotion Council for the holistic and comprehensive development and promotion of States official language.  The Sub Committee under Commissioner Secretary, […]

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