Pakistan summons Indian envoy, lodges protests on ‘unnecessary hype’ over Lakhvi’s release

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign office summoned a senior Indian diplomat in Islamabad on Friday to lodge a strong protest over what it called ‘unnecessary hype’ created by New Delhi over the release of the alleged Mumbai attack mastermind. Earlier in the day, Islamabad High Court ordered the release of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, and declared his detention […]

Obama says ’embarrassed’ for GOP signatories of Iran letter

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama says he is “embarrassed” for Republican senators who signed a letter warning Iran’s leaders that a nuclear deal would only stick while he was in office. “I am embarrassed for them,” Obama said in an interview with Vice media, which is scheduled to be released Monday, according to AFP. Earlier […]

Free Wi-Fi in Delhi: AAP to consult with stakeholders

NEW DELHI: Moving a step forward to implement its pre-poll promise of providing free Wi-Fi connectivity across the city, the Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to hold a three-day consultation with various stakeholders from March 24.  Government has sought suggestions of interested persons, organizations, stakeholders to send their suggestions on business models, technologies, implementation […]

Scientists make chameleon-like artificial ‘skin’

?Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a super thin material that can be made to change color on demand when a minute amount of force is applied. “This is the first time anybody has made a flexible chameleon-like skin that can change color simply by flexing it,” said Connie J Chang-Hasnain, member […]

Salman Khan important part of my life: Katrina

NEW DELHI: Once romantically linked with him, actress Katrina Kaif is all praise for Salman Khan and says her journey in life and Bollywood would have been difficult without the “unique” superstar.  The 31-year-old actress, who is rumoured to be dating Ranbir Kapoor now, said Salman is an “amazing” human being despite reports that she […]

To RegisterCriminal Cases in 2010 Killings

Hurriyat (G) consults legal experts Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Sumji held an emergency meeting with some executive body members and prominent legal experts on Friday in which the possibilities of registration of criminal cases with regarding to the 2010 killings against the Omer Abdullah and the former police officer Ashiq Hussain […]

Mirwaiz flays Congress on cries over release of prisoners

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairmanMirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday expressed his dismay and condemned the posturing of the Congress party over the issue of release of political prisoners in the valley. Addressing the Friday congregation at the historic Jamia Masjid here, he said, “It its extremely unfortunate that any step taken in the direction of redressal […]

4 drug smugglers held in Bandipora

Srinagar: Police have arrested four alleged drug smugglers in Hajin area of Bandipore district and recovered three kgs of charas besides cash amount of Rs 40500 from their possession. “On a specific information regarding movement of drug smug-glers who were in a process of finalizing a drug deal, police laid a naka at Hajin, Bandipore. […]

Transport Minister warn against malpractices in RTOs

Srinagar: Admitting that there was a deep rooted corruption in the regional transport offices in the state, Transport Minister Abdul Gani Kohli Friday vowed that government will never allow such practices. Talking to KNS, he hinted there are reports that many officials in the RTO’s are involved in the corruption. “Corruption is deep rooted in […]

Prof Sharma appointed VC JU

Jammu: Governor N. N. Vohra and Chancellor of the University of Jammu, in consultation with Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who is Pro-Chancellor of the University, has appointed Prof. R. D. Sharma, presently Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu, as Vice Chancellor for a period of three years from the date he takes over charge. […]

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