MHA Says One Nation, One Flag

New Delhi—The Centre Wednesday made it clear there is no provision in the Constitution for a separate flag for any state and the tricolour is the only flag for India. This comes after the Karnataka government initiated a move for a separate flag for the state with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah defending the step after it […]

Cabinet Clears Bill to Replace Ordinances on GST in J&K

New Delhi—The Cabinet today approved a draft bill to replace ordinances that were promulgated to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Jammu and Kashmir, a senior government official said. The Central government had earlier this month promulgated ordinances to make the Central GST (CGST) and Integrated GST (IGST), which deals with inter-state commerce, […]

Troika Call for UN March

Srinagar—Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Wednesday called for a shutdown and march to the UN office on Friday, July 21 to protest against the “killings of Kashmiris, especially the genocide of our youth by government forces”. In a statement, the JRL said that they would lead a peaceful sit-in protest outside the UN office in […]

JK CM’s women cricket team’s potential ‘impresses’ Adam Gilchrist

Srinagar—Former Aussie great Adam Ghilchrist was huge impressed by the talent and potential of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister’s Women cricket team, an official statement issued Wednesday said. Last month, a batch of young women cricketers interacted and played an exhibition match with Ghilchrist at Australian embassy in New Delhi. The interaction was made possible […]

All-round Momin stars in 4G Lions’ close win

Srinagar—Mohammad Momin impressed with both bat and the ball as his side 4G Lions pocketed a close two-run victory over MCC Mammath in their Aga Syed Mehdi Memorial Cricket Tournament 2017 fixture played at Sports Stadium Budgam on Wednesday. In what was a low scoring thriller Momin scored important 44 runs with the bat and […]

DYSS grieved over untimely death of its employee

Srinagar—The employees of Directorate of Youth Services & Sports Department Wednesday expressed grief over the death of one of their colleagues Raju Singh, a statement from the YSS said. Besides many employees, the condolence was attended by  Deputy Director Central Haji Mirza Hussain. Raju Singh breathed his last after a brief illness; he is survived […]

Bullying in schools or online is a serious issue

Bullying in schools is a serious problem. Recent statistics on this have revealed that more than one in four 15-year-olds reported being bullied “at least a few times a month”. The effects of bullying can vary from a decline in academic performance to dramatic changes in personal habits and withdrawal from family life or social […]

Constitution does not permit separate flag states: BJP to Siddaramaiah

New Delhi/Bengaluru—Following the Karnataka government demanding a separate state flag, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asserted that the Constitution does not permit such a step. Speaking to ANI, Karnataka BJP spokesperson, S Prakash said that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is unnecessarily making controversies over the matter. “The constitution does not permit a separate flag for the […]

Blockaders urge Qatar to accept ‘six core demands’

Riyadh—The Saudi-led bloc of states boycotting Qatar have called on Doha to accept what they view as core “principles” already mentioned in their list of demands from Qatar, apparently backing down from a number of the terms on the 13-point list dismissed by the emirate. Saudi Arabia’s United Nations Ambassador Abdallah al-Mouallimi said during a briefing for a […]

Jewish fanatics roam Al-Aqsa as Muslims refuse to enter it through metal-detectors

Jerusalem–Israeli police Wednesday facilitated entry of Jewish fanatics into the Muslim holy place, Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in occupied East Jerusalem as Muslim worshipers continued for the fourth day in a row to refuse to enter it if they had to pass through metal detectors as demanded by the police. Officials and personnel of the Islamic […]

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