Woman Raped, Tortured by Cops in Police Station

Jammu:  In a bone-chilling incident, a woman in Jammu has alleged that a station house officer forcibly stripped her at a police station and sexually assaulted her. She further alleged that a beer bottle and chilli powder were inserted in her private parts. A lawyer for the woman told reporters on Tuesday that the woman was […]

Use of Pellet Guns: SC to Hear Plea After Vacation

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred hearing on a plea, seeking a ban on the use of pellet guns to quell agitating and stone-pelting mobs in the Kashmir valley, till after the summer break. The apex court told the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association of Srinagar, which has filed the petition, […]

Car Hijacked, Police Sounds Alert

Srinagar: An alert was sounded on Tuesday evening by police after suspected militants hijacked a car from Gudoora village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir. A police officer said that one Muhammad Rafiq Dar of Samboora village of Pampore reported in Police Station Pulwama that a group of gunmen hijacked his Alto Car (White in […]

Masarat Aalam Slapped With 35th PSA

Srinagar: The authorities on Tuesday slapped 35th Public Safety Act (PSA) on senior Hurriyat leader and Muslim League chairman, Masrat Aalam Bhat. He was swiftly shifted to Kot Bolwal jail in Jammu, according to Muslim League. Legal Secretary of Muslim League, Shah Riyaz told KNS that Aalam who was under detention at Baramulla sub-jail was […]

Compensation For Field Firing Victims

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has issued a notification fixing Rs 2.5 lakh compensation in case of death of a person due to field firing and artillery practices in the state. As per the notification issued by Principal Secretary R K Goyal to the state Home Department, a compensation of Rs 2.50 lakh will […]

CM chairs 9th meeting of Gulmarg Development Authority

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on expanding the tourist activities at Gulmarg in its catchment area by creating more basic facilities of life in the nearby villages. This, she said, would not only add up these villages to the tourists’ itinerary but also create more employment opportunities for the local youth. Chairing the […]

2.78 lakh LPG connections issued under PMUY in JK

JAMMU: Around 2.78 lakh LPG connections have been issued to women beneficiaries in Jammu and Kashmir under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) which has resulted in increasing LPG Coverage in the State to 85.20%. This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan. He said 2.20 crore LPG […]

Havells completes acquisition of Lloyd Consumer Durable Business

New Delhi:- :Havells India Limited, India’s leading FMEG Company recently  announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Lloyd Consumer Durable Business Division (Lloyd Consumer).  The acquisition has been executed at an enterprise value of Rs.1600 crores on a debt free, cash free basis. The company has financed the transaction through internal accruals and cash […]

Rs 29 cr Solid Waste Plant to come up at Delina

SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today chaired a meeting to review the developmental works of district Baramulla under Housing and Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies sector. The meeting was attended by Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari, MLA Sopore, Haji Abdul Rashid, MLA Baramulla, Javed Hassan Beigh, Commissioner Secretary Higher […]

Zulfkar for early start of e-PDS, C&CRs

SRINAGAR:  Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, today called for an early start of electronic public distribution system (ePDS) and setting up of Command and Control Rooms (C&CRs) in both the direction offices of the Department. While reviewing the functioning of FCS&CA, the Minister said that aim of devising […]

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