Call drops: PM directs officials to address issue urgently

NEW DELHI: With the call drop problem worsening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed officials to address the issue urgently even as the government on Tuesday promised help to telecom operators in optimising their networks. Reviewing the status of mobile connectivity in the country, Modi expressed serious concern over the issue of call drops, which […]

China’s richest man loses $3.6 bn in one day after stock rout

BEIJING: China’s richest man lost $3.6 billion in a single day after global stock markets tanked and Chinese markets erased all their gains for the year. Wang Jianlin, chairman and founder of property and entertainment company Dalian Wanda, lost more than 10% of his total wealth on Monday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which […]

Gold falls, silver weakens on global cues

MUMBAI: Gold prices fell today after its four session surge to visit again its 26K-level at the domestic bullion market here following lower demand from stockists and investors mainly driven by a turnaround in international markets.  While, silver weakened further to revisit 35K-level a kg on heavy speculative selling and subdued industrial demand.  Standard gold […]

Veeri takes stock of crop damages in Anantnag

SRINAGAR:-Minister for Horticulture, Haj and Auqaf, Mr. Abdul Rehman Veeri today visited various areas of Anantnag and took stock of the damages. He assured the affected farmers that government would take necessary steps to compensate them. The Minister accompanied by Agriculture, Horticulture and Revenue Department officers visited Mattan, Wagazarpora, Akoora, Babagund, Nambal, Boni Nambal Kharbug […]

LA panel asks JKPCC to complete mega projects

SRINAGAR- Public Undertakings Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly under the chairmanship of MLA Muhammad Akbar Lone met here today and discussed the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation and Public Works Department. Legislators Asgar Ali Karbalai, Molvi Abid Hussain Ansari, Muhammad Yousuf Bhat and Surinder Mohan Ambardar were present in the […]

Engineers Panel to Visit Other States to Study Power Distribution

SRINAGAR: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that a Committee of engineers would be constituted which would visit Gujarat and Delhi to study the power sector and the distribution network, so that the same can be implemented in the State for ensuring that the consumers get adequate supply of power and transmission and […]

Akhtar Opens New GDC Building at DH Pora

KULGAM: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar, Tuesday inaugurated the new building of Government Degree College Damhal Hanjipora, that has come up at an estimated cost of Rs 9.44 crore. Minister of State for PHE, Irrigation, Flood Control, Animal Husbandry and Forest, Abdul Majid padder, Member Parliament, Nazir Ahmad Laway, Director School Education, Dr Shah Faesal, […]

Shah advises Swaraj to study Kashmir history

Srinagar: Terming the arrest of Hurriyat leadership in New Delhi against the spirits of India democracy separatist leader Shabir Ahmed Shah Tuesday questioned that if Kashmir is not an issue and Hurriyat leaders are irrelevant then why former Prime Ministers of India talked to separatist leadership from Kashmir in past. “The claims made by Indian […]

BGSBU terms fresh student protest unjustified

Rajouri: Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri has termed the strike of few students on Monday as unjustified as all the issues raised by the students stood already resolved. University has said that the protest after resolving all issues is motivated and it has been launched to malign the image of the University. An official […]

UJC Hails Pakistan’s K-policy

Srinagar: Lauding the role of Pakistan for supporting and standing for the people of Kashmir, United Jihad Council Chief Commander Syed Sallahuddin Tuesday said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is active in tuning the South Asian region into ring of fire. In a statement to CNS, spokesperson UJC, Syed Sadaqat Hussain quoting Syed Salahuddin […]

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