Govt fails in regulating Corporations, no audit since decades

SRINAGAR: There seems no accountability in the functioning of government owned corporations in Jammu and Kashmir. This could be gauged from the fact that despite running in losses, no audit has been conducted in majority of these corporations for the past many years. Sources said that the government has made a huge investment in these […]

Indian mobile, Pak network!

Jammu: In a major security concern, Pakistan has increased its mobile tower range near the international border, keeping security agencies on their toes. The Defence Ministry remains tightlipped on the issue. Pakistan has spread its mobile tower range across the international border, touching the Jammu-Pathankot national highway in Jammu and Kashmir. Mobile phones in Kathua […]

Punjab SP abducted, alert sounded

Pathankot: A high alert was sounded in Punjab today after 4-5 suspected Pakistani mi;itants in army uniform abducted and thrashed a Superintendent of Police and his two associates before dumping them some distance away and speeding away in his vehicle last night.  SP Salwinder Singh has claimed that he and his friend along with an […]

ISIS, Pak flags waved outside Jamia Masjid

SRINAGAR: Clashes erupted in Old City areas here after Friday congregation prayers while the youths waved the flags of ISIS and Pakistan outside historical Jamia Masjid. According to eyewitnesses, hundreds of youths staged anti-India and pro-freedom protests outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area and raised flags of ISIS and Pakistan.  According to the reports, the […]

Devotees offer Friday following Milad prayers

Srinagar: Braving winter chill thousands of devotees from length and breadth of Kashmir Valley thronged the Hazratbal Shrine on the Friday Following Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) to offer congregational afternoon prayers and have a glimpse of the Holy relic of Prophet Muhammad (SAW). As part of the celebration special prayers were offered at Hazratbal shrine and […]

ECC Civil Secretariat holds meet

Srinagar: A meeting of Employees Coordination Committee (ECC) Civil Secretariat was today held under the chairmanship of Jammu Kashmir Civil Secretariat Non-Gazetted Employees Union president, Ghulam Rasool Mir. The meeting was attended by others including Lower Grade Union president, Maqbool Hussain to discuss and deliberate upon the issues pertaining to welfare of the Civil Secretariat […]

Toys donated to Social Welfare Board

Srinagar: A Non Governmental Organisation, Women’s Era Welfare Society, donated toys to J&K State Social Welfare Board (JKSSWB) for Crèche and Day Care Centres meant for children of very poor families, who require support and relief for childcare as their parents struggle to cope up with the burden of livelihood.  These 694 Creche Centres have […]

Iran expands missile programme amid US sanctions threat

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an expansion of the country’s ballistic missile development programme, in a move seen as a response to possible new US sanctions against Iranian officials and businesses. In a letter to the defence minister on Thursday, Rouhani said Iran will not accept any limitations on its missile programme.  “Apparently, the […]

Putin declares NATO ‘threat’ to Russian security

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new defense strategy document that declares the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) a threat to Russia’s national security. The document, which was signed by Putin this week, considers NATO’s military buildup in various countries as a major foreign threat against Russian national security. The document also updates Russia’s […]

Blast hits French restaurant in Kabul

KABUL: A Taliban suicide car bomber hit a French restaurant popular with foreigners in Kabul Friday, in a New Year’s day attack that marks the latest in a series of brazen insurgent assaults. There was no immediate confirmation of casualties from the attack on Le Jardin, an Afghan-owned eatery, which caused a piercingly loud explosion […]