ISIS kills 250 soldiers

BEIRUT: Islamic State fighters executed scores of Syrian soldiers when the militants seized an airbase in the province of Raqqa at the weekend, according to a video posted on You Tube on Thursday. The video, confirmed as genuine by an Islamic State fighter, showed the bodies of dozens of men lying face down wearing nothing […]

Nawaz Sharif Charged for Murder

ISLAMABAD: Political crisis in Pakistan took a new turn on Thursday after government, after dragging the matter for days, agreed to register a murder case against 21 people, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for their alleged role in the clashes that killed 14 supporters of the popular cleric Allama Tahir-ul- Qadri. For the second time […]

Qadri Wants Sharifs Booked Under Terror Law

ISLAMABAD: On the day termed as ‘Inquilab day’ by him, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Thursday refused to accept the FIR registered against 21 people including Sharif brothers, until it included the Anti-Terrorism Act. “We will not accept the FIR until it is registered as per our application,” he added. Further, […]

Army to control Pakistan’s India, US policy: WSJ

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is close to making a deal with the Pakistan Army, in the backdrop of the political events that are unfolding in the federal capital, The Wall Street Journal reported. The report suggests that as per the proposed agreement, the armed forces would control strategic policy areas, such as relations with […]

Random job ads but 26000 posts vacant in education deptt.

Srinagar: The state government is yet to fill 11427 posts advertised during the last six years with the government claiming 6347 posts filled by PSC and 31804 by Service Selection Board (SSB). The government on Thursday while replying to the query of Ashok Khajuria over the number of vacancies filled by SSB and PSC during […]

No regular status for daily wagers hired beyond Jan 1994

Srinagar: The state government on Thursday said that the daily wagers engaged before January 31, 1994 shall be eligible for regularization and no regularization policy has been formulated for casual and need based workers. The state Finance minister while responding to the question submitted by the PDP legislator Mushatq Shah about the policy for the […]

No cable news in Valley: Govt

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Government has said that there is no proposal as of now to consider lifting of ban on local channels in Kashmir on the telecast of news bulletin.  In a written reply to the question raised by MLA Langate Enigneer Rashid, Minister-in-Charge Home informed the Legislative Assembly that the telecast of some […]

New firing range at Sangarwani?

Srinagar: People’s Democratic Party  leader and MLA Rajpora, Syed Bashir Andrabi Thursday revealed that State Government is mulling to shift the Tosamaidan firing range to Andarwali Sangarwani area of his Rajpora constituency. He warned government of dire consequences and said that people will start an agitation that will have negative repercussions. Syed Bashir  raised the […]

All CMs should ensure safety of Kashmiri students’

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker, Mubarak Gul Thursday appealed to the Centre and Chief Ministers of all the states to ensure safety and protection of students from Kashmir who are studying outside the state.  Gul made the appeal after opposition PDP MLA Mansoor Hussain, quoting media reports, said some Kashmiri students in a Punjab […]

Political activists thrash officials

SRINAGAR: Officials of the Block Development Office Wagoora in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district were allegedly thrashed by the supporters of local MLA after they objected the occupation of local Panchayat Ghar by the Tehsildar Kreeri.  Eyewitnesses said that the shifting of tehsildhar office from Community Hall to Local Panchayat Ghar didn’t go well with the […]

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