BCCI Favour Fresh Election, Amendment in JKCA Constitution

Srinagar—The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has favoured fresh election in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association and called for amendments in latter’s constitutions in deference to the Lodha Committee recommendation. The BCCI made the implores before a bench of high court Justice Alo Aradhe during the hearing of the petition, seeking implementation […]

Criminal Court Can’t Alter Judgment After Signing It, Rules HC

Srinagar—A criminal court cannot alter or review its judgment after it has been signed, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court said, underlining that the issue was no more an open question. “From the perusal of provisions of section 369CrPC and the law laid down by the Apex Court in case Adalat Prasad Vs Rooplal Jindal […]

Kargil Observes Tasua With Massive Rallies

Kargil—Muslims across Kargil district on Saturday carried out 9th Muhharram processions. In Kargil town mourners assembled from adjacent viallges . Raising slogans against the global arrogance, including US and Israel mourners expressed their solidarity with the oppressed across the world . These processions marched through main bazar Kargil and culminated at Hussaini Park and Islamia School […]

Erdogan, Putin agree joint push to end Syria war

Ankara—President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan Thursday agreed to step efforts to bring peace to Syria, with the Russian leader declaring the right conditions now existed to end the over six-year civil war. After late night talks at Erdogan’s presidential palace in Ankara, Putin and Erdogan agreed to push for the creation […]

Veteran actor Tom Alter dead at 67

Mumba—Veteran theatre, television and film actor Tom Alter, best known for his performances in “Shatranj Ke Khilari”, “Junoon” and “Kranti”, passed away aged 67.   The renowned actor and Padma Shri awardee, who had been battling stage four skin cancer, died Friday night at his residence here.   The actor was diagnosed with skin cancer […]

India’s economy stares at depression amid raging Sinha-Jaitley debate

New Delhi—Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power on a euphoric wave of promises to boost India’s economy, add millions of jobs and bring “good times” to the developing nation. Three years later, the country’s economic prospects look decidedly grimmer. India’s economic expansion has slowed to its lowest level in three years. Small businesses are […]

Forex reserves drop by USD 262.3 mn to USD 402.246 billion

Mumbai—After touching a record high, the foreign exchange reserves declined marginally by USD 262.3 million to USD 402.246 billion in the week to September 22, due to fall in foreign currency assets, the RBI data showed. In the previous week, the reserves had touched a life time high of USD 402.509 billion after rising by […]

AKAI Launches 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV For Rs 59,990

Srinagar—AKAI India has expanded its consumer electronics product portfolio with the launch of 126cm(50 inch)4K ULTRA HD Smart LED TV in India. Priced at MRP Rs. 59,990, the 50-inch Smart TV is the future of TV with trusted Japanese technology.The Smart TV operates on latest version of Android with in-built AKAI App Store. It has 1.5 GB of […]

Measures afoot to eradicate crop-damaging pests from Ladakh: Govt

Srinagar—Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari Friday called for efficient integrated pest management strategies in Ladakh region to tackle agriculture pest and insects damaging crops.   The Minister said this while chairing a meeting of experts regarding management of insects, pests and aphid in Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh. He said the horticulture industry […]

J&K Bank organizes farewell for RBI Regional Director

Srinagar—J&K Bank organized a farewell for Regional Director RBI Nitya Kishore Sahu, who is superannuating on 30th September, 2017. Chaired by the bank’s Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed, the function was attended by the bank’s Executive Presidents, Presidents and Vice-Presidents. Sahu took over as the Regional Director last year in June. Prior to his posting […]