Ramazan Message !

GENERALLY, in the holy month of Ramazan, the majority of Muslims around the world tend to became more religious in their day-to-day activities. They fast, perform extra prayers and also donate generously to the needy and take part in other social services. In this way, many Ramazans have come and gone in one’s life. But […]

New Delhi gives Islamabad clean chit

NEW DELHI: The head of an Indian investigation agency has said there was no evidence to indicate that the Pakistani government or agencies were behind the Pathankot Airbase attack. In an interview with Indian news channel News18, the Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Sharad Kumar, said that there was no evidence that […]

Two-thirds of Indian children are not vaccinated on time: study

Washington: India is a leading producer and exporter of vaccines but two-thirds of Indian children do not receive vaccinations on time which makes them susceptible to diseases and contributes to untimely deaths, according to American researchers. A research conducted by the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health found that only 18 per cent of children […]

India likely to grant citizenship to Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh

Minority citizens from Bangladesh and Pakistan may soon be allowed to claim citizenship in India. According to a Times of India report, the home ministry has drafted amendments to the citizenship law, which reportedly will exempt minority citizens from Pakistan and Bangladesh – who have taken shelter in India – from being labelled as illegal […]

Dozens hurt as brawl breaks out between Pakistani,Afghan migrants in Greece

MYTILENE, GREECE: Over a dozen migrants were hurt Thursday in a brawl in the main detention camp on the Greek island of Lesbos that also saw nearly 30 tents torched, an AFP correspondent said. Hundreds of people — mainly families with children — were evacuated from the camp during the night as rival groups of […]

Facebook changes rule to curb CEO Zuckerberg’s control after exit

Facebook’s board has proposed removing CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s majority voting control in the event of the social media giant’s chief executive and founder deciding to exit management at some point in future.In a proxy filing on Thursday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Facebook’s board said it will ask shareholders to vote on a […]

Father of 35 seeks fourth wife, aims for 100 children

Keeping up with your child tiring you out? Meet Sardar Jan Mohammad Khilji from Pakistan, father of 35, who hopes to raise 65 children more. That makes a total of hundred, if your Math isn’t strong. Khilji is currently on the look out for a fourth wife to make his goal a reality. His three […]

Tosamaidan will be developed as top tourist destination: Govt

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Government informed lower house of J&K legislature on Thursday – 8th day of current 2016-17 Budget Session – that 65 sq km of Tosmaidan is “completely demined”. Responding to concerns raised by former CM and Beerwah Lawmaker, Omar Abdullah, with regard to live/remains of arms and shells in the area, the […]

Anantnag poll likely to be postponed again

SRINAGAR: The June 19 by-election to the Anantnag Assembly seat, where Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is contesting, is likely to be postponed by a few days as the Jammu and Kashmir government apprehends law and order situation in view of the death anniversary of a religious preacher falling on that day.  In a communication, state […]

SRO 105 Permits Outsiders To Usurp Our Rights: Tarigami

SRINAGAR: Senior Communist lawmaker Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami while raising the issue of revocation of SRO 105, issued by Industries and Commerce Department, during question hour, demanded constitution of House Committee to examine this controversial SRO, by virtue of which royalty on stone quarrying has been increased and the non-state subject bidders have been allowed to […]