ISIS executes 50 civilians across Iraq

Mosul:- Members of the Daesh group have reportedly executed dozens of civilians in Iraq’s western province of al-Anbar as well as the northern province of Nineveh. A commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization units, Colonel Mahmoud Mardi Jumaili, said Daesh killed 35 people in Fallujah on Wednesday after accusing them of attempting to escape from […]

At least 15 killed as flyover collapses in Indian city

KOLKATA: Emergency workers in India battled on Thursday to rescue dozens of people still trapped after a flyover collapsed onto a busy street, killing at least 15 people and injuring over 100 more. The flyover was under construction when a 100-metre (330-feet) section collapsed suddenly onto a crowded street in the eastern city of Kolkata […]

Pak team says no evidence yet against Masood Azhar

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s Joint Investigating Team (JIT) investigating the Pathankot airbase attack in India has told Indian interlocutors that it is yet to find evidence to link Maulana Masood Azhar to the terror outrage, The Hindu reported on Wednesday. The Indian Express said that Indian investigators had asked the JIT for the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief’s voice […]

Brussels bans planned anti-Islam rally in Muslim-dominated Molenbeek

The mayor of the Brussels district of Molenbeek on Wednesday said far-right extremists have been banned from holding a planned anti-Islam rally in the troubled neighbourhood, as the city remains on edge after last week’s suicide attacks. Members of the French far-right youth group Generation Identitaire had posted a message on their website asking supporters […]

Iran commemorates Islamic Republic Day

Iran is marking the 37th anniversary of a referendum in which Iranians overwhelmingly voted for the establishment of the Islamic Republic following the fall of the US-backed Pahlavi regime. In a landmark two-day referendum held on March 30-31, 1979, more than 98.2 percent of eligible Iranians voted “yes” to the establishment of an Islamic republic […]

UN does not know definition of terrorism: PM Modi in Brussels

BRUSSELS: In the backdrop of terror attacks here last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the dangers posed by terrorism to the world and said the UN should address such major challenges failing which the global body could be rendered irrelevant. Addressing Indian diaspora here, he said it was unfortunate that the UN was still […]

Parvez Dewan launches online registration and licensing of Food Business Operators

JAMMU: The Health and Medical Education Department through the Drug and Food Control Organization, today launched an online system for issuing licenses and registration certificates to food business operators throughout the State. Mr. Parvez Dewan, Advisor to Governor formally launched the system, in the presence of Dr. M. K. Bhandari, Secretary, Health and Medical Education […]

Mobile Labs to provide Soil Testing Facility to farmers at doorsteps: Bukhari

  Jammu: Commissioner Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Mr Mohammad Ashraf Bukhari today inaugurated Hi-Tech Mobile Soil Testing Lab at Agriculture Complex, Talab Tillo. Simultaneously he also inaugurated two Mobile Soil Testing Labs of Kashmir Division through Video Conferencing. These Mobile laboratories fitted with latest gadgets and soil testing equipments for Macro & Micro-nutrients have been […]

Governor reviews roads upgradation in and around Katra; Shrine Board projects

Jammu:  Governor N. N. Vohra, who is Chairman of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, visited Katra today to inspect the progress of the Board’s various ongoing major infrastructural development projects including operationalisation of the 230-bedded Superspeciality Hospital, being established by the Shrine Board at Kakryal. The Governor was accompanied by Mr. B.R Sharma, […]

Justice Khan for restoring powers of SAC

Jammu: Chairman Jammu and Kashmir State Accountability Commission (SAC), Justice (Retd) Bashir Ahmad Khan today called for restoration of the powers of the Commission as were originally enshrined in Jammu and Kashmir Accountability Commission Act-2002. “The powers and the ambit of the State Accountability Commission have been diluted to a large extent following the enactment […]