Avoidable Traffic Mishaps

This refers to everyday traffic accidents. Every morning one can see atleast one news item regarding traffic accidents. Everyday throughout the state more than half a dozen traffic accidents occur consuming precious lives and wounding many for rest of the life. While death is inevitable , traffic accidents are avoidable. One of main causes of […]

An Incomplete Reunion

By this point, every Indian, Pakistani, and their grandfathers has watched the Google Partition ad, tears welled up in their eyes. For the uninitiated, Google’s recent advertisement tugs at heartstrings, telling the tale of two chaddi buddies, separated by Partition, and reunited by their grandchildren nearly seventy years later. When the ad went viral via […]

Attacks On Karbala Pilgrims Kill 22

Tent where visitors are served food and drinks on their way to Karbala targeted BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber detonated himself among pilgrims visiting holy shrines of Imam Hussain in Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 17 people, while rebels shot dead a family of five, officials said. The attack on the Shia pilgrims in the […]

141,000 Indians return from Saudi Arabia

NEW DELHI: More than 141,000 Indians returned home from Saudi Arabia as of November 27 during the course of a grace period offered by that Gulf nation to illegal expatriates to rectify their residency status, the government said on Wednesday. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi […]

Will bring back Devyani at any cost: India

NEW DELHI: “It is my duty to bring the lady back and we have to restore her dignity and I will do it at any cost,” Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid told India’s parliament. Khurshid also confirmed a string of diplomatic reprisals against the US for the incident, including ordering the return of identity cards and […]

US man charged in burglary swallows 2 necklaces

WASHINGTON: A US man faces burglary and tampering charges after an X-ray machine revealed a dark mass near his stomach while he was being booked into jail.  Local sheriff’s officials say the mass turned out to be two necklaces stolen during a Dec. 10 burglary in Florida. Twenty-one-year-old Joseph Ramos was arrested Dec. 11 when […]

8th Building Material Expo Begins

Calls for introducing cost effective building technology in tune with local architecture  JAMMU- The Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies, Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora and the Minister for Housing, Horticulture and Culture, Mr. Raman Bhalla this evening inaugurated 8th Building Material Expo at Hari Niwas Jammu. The Exhibition has been organized by the […]

Hospital selling expired drugs sealed

ANANTNAG: District administration sealed a Unani and Panchkarma hospital here today after medicines available in the hospital drug store were found to be outdated. The hospital located at Achabal Adda was sealed immediately after recieving a complaint regarding the sale of expired medicine (Septilin batch no H701003e) from the official counter of the hospital. As […]

Girl jumps into Dal, Saved

SRINAGAR: A 17 years old girl (name withheld) daughter of Abdul Samad resident of Mulgam, Tangmarg jumped in Dal Lake near Makyie point Cheshmashahi, Srinagar police said on Thursday. However, the girl was saved by timely action of police and shifted to SMHS Hospital for treatment. A woman died while another was injured in different […]

Army Calls Off Lolab Operation

LOLAB: Army Thursday called off Lolab operation after they observed no more militant activity in the dense forests of Lolab area of North Kashmir’s Frontier district Kupwara. Army personnel from 18 RR and SOG Kupwara had launched the operation against militant group on Tuesday after they received inputs that two to three militants were present […]