Jaitley slams Chidambaram’s Autonomy Talk

New Delhi—Attributing the Kashmir problem to the flawed policy of the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday that its position with regard to “azaadi or greater autonomy” for Jammu and Kashmir was against the national interest. Jaitley was responding to a statement by senior Congress leader and former home minister P Chidambaram who […]

Top Israeli Army Commander In J&K

Jammu—Israel’s Chief of Ground Forces Command Major General Yaakov (Kobi) Barak Tuesday visited the Indian Army’s Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district and held discussions with senior officers. The Israeli commander was accompanied by his wife Orit Barak and officers of the Embassy of Israel. The visiting dignitary called on Lieutenant General D […]

Drabu For Making J&K Trade Corridor To Central Asia

Dubai—Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu who is on an overseas trip Tuesday called for making Jammu & Kashmir a transit and trade corridor for arching out to Central Asia. He was addressing the special session at the Summit on investment opportunities in Jammu and Kashmir titled “J&K: Investing in Peace, Prosperity and Development”.  “Given its […]

Chaubey Takes Over As GM Of Northern Railway

New Delhi—Vishwesh Chaubey, General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata Tuesday took over as General Manager, Northern Railway, New Delhi. He succeeds R.K.Kulshrestha who will resume as General Manager, Southern Railway, Chennai. An IRSE officer of 1980 batch, Shri Chaubey has held several prominent positions on the Indian Railways and his career is marked with several noteworthy […]

 HDFC Bank launches SmartUp Zone for start-ups in Srinagar

Srinagar—HDFC Bank on Tuesday announced the launch of SmartUp Zone in Srinagar. A SmartUp Zone is an exclusive area inside the branch dedicated to start-ups. The SmartUp zone is located inside Hari Singh High street branch in Srinagar. Through this zone, specially trained bank staff will offer tailor-made banking and advisory solutions to entrepreneurs. Furthermore, by accessing […]

Tosamaidan: Identify, Pay Compensation To Victims, HC Tells Govt 

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday asked government to find out and provide compensation to those injured or killed due to artillery and other military exercises in Tosamaidan in central Budgam district Hearing the PIL filed by one Lubna Sayed Qadri, a division bench of Justices Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and M K Hanjura […]

HC Notice To Govt,Army Officer On Plea By Missing Kupwara Man

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday issued a notice, calling for a reply by state government and an Army Major on a petition, seeking whereabouts of a young man from Kupwara who’s missing since August 31. A bench of Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar issued the notice returnable within a week to state through Principle […]

CIC Refuses Information On NHPC Records

Srinagar—The CIC has rejected an RTI plea seeking disclosure of records related to the discussions on the demand for handing over by the Centre seven NHPC projects in Jammu and Kashmir to the state government, citing exemption clauses of “commercial confidence” and “third party”. The case pertains to an RTI application filed by activist Venkatesh […]

Police Claim Arrested 6 LeT OGWs

Srinagar—Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a network of Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district by arresting six of its over-ground workers. An official said that the six persons arrested during an operation were providing logistic support to the militant outfit in the Valley. He said that two among those arrested hailed […]

Interview Of Former Qatar PM Confessing Role In Syrian War Goes Viral

A television interview of a top Qatari official confessing the truth behind the origins of the war in Syria is going viral across Arabic social media during the same week a leaked top secret NSA document was published which confirms that the armed opposition in Syria was under the direct command of foreign governments from the early years of the conflict. And according to […]

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