Egypt court upholds Morsi death sentence

CAIRO: An Egyptian court has upheld a death sentence against ousted President Mohamed Morsi over a prison break in 2011. The court in the capital, Cairo, confirmed on Tuesday a preliminary verdict that had been issued last month in a controversial jailbreak case. The final ruling reportedly came after Egypt’s grand Mufti, the highest religious […]

Khodha pahad nikla chooha!: Omar

SRINAGAR: Opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir today expressed dissatisfaction over the amount of funds released by the Centre for rehabilitation of flood victims, with former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah describing it as “sanctions in drips and drabs”. The Centre today announced an additional package of Rs 2,437 crore for reconstruction and rehabilitation of flood-ravaged […]

Can’t trust police investigation: UJC

Sopore:  Hours after police posters appeared in restive Sopore town declaring bounty on two ‘HM militants’ allegedly responsible for the recent killing spree in Sopore, Hizbul Mujhadeen issued a statement saying that Jammu Kashmir Police is subservient to Indian agencies and at the behest of these agencies it is active in weakening the ongoing freedom […]

Sopore: Police Places Bounty On 2 Hizb Militants

SRINAGAR/SOPORE:  :Police on Tuesday announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh each on the heads of two militants, it claims are involved in the spate of recent killings in the restive Sopore town.   Posters announcing the cumulative reward of Rs 20 lakh were circulated in Sopore town and adjoining areas today. The militants named […]

How Nestle plans to destroy Rs 320-cr Maggi noodles

At least 10,000 vehicles are being used to bring the recalled products to 38 warehouses from some 3.5 million outlets across the country. Nestlé India said it would destroy Rs 320 crore (Rs 3.2 billion) worth of Maggi instant noodles, which the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India banned recently after it found the […]

Mir for making JK Cements a profitable enterprise

Asks pvt cement factories to take pollution control measures SRINAGAR, JUNE 16-Minister of State for Industries & Commerce, Power, Housing and Urban Development Mr. Mohammad Ashraf Mir today visited JK Cements Factory Khrew and JK Minerals Wuyan and took stock of the functioning of these units. MLA, Pampore, Mir Zahoor Ahmad and a team of […]

CBS facility inaugurated in Citizens Cooperative Bank branches

JAMMU, JUNE 16 –With an aim to  provide better banking facilities to the customers the Citizens Cooperative Bank Limited, Jammu today started the computerization facility under Core Banking Solution  in its branches at Vijaypur in Samba and  Transport Nagar Jammu. At Transport Nagar branch of the bank the facility was jointly inaugurated by Speaker Legislative […]

CEC Kargil chairs meeting to promote Pashmina

KARGIL, JUNE 16- The Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil today convened a meeting regarding development of Pashmina in Kargil district. The main objective of the meeting was to promote Pashmina and Pashmina products in Kargil district. DSHO, Kagil Dr. Niyaz-Ul-Hassanain highlighted the schemes being implemented by the Union Ministry and urged for providing sufficient funds […]

Poverty: A Man Made Disaster on Planet Earth

Oxfam estimates that it would take $60 billion annually to end extreme global poverty–that’s less than quarter of the total income of top 100 richest persons living amongst us.  IMAGINE, the everyday increasing poverty, the widening gap between haves and have not’s. Nature, the most gracious and merciful has granted more than enough resources in […]

Fear returns to the Kashmir Valley

With every passing day of this summer, the situation in Kashmir seems to be going from bad to worse. No, there are no protests being attacked by the police or the security forces or gun battles fought between militants and the security forces, but fear has gripped the valley for a different reason. For an […]

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