Mysterious Braid Chopping Incidents Continue in Valley

Srinagar—Even as the Jammu and Kashmir Police doubled up the cash reward for credible information to nab the people behind mysterious braid incidents, the fresh incidents were reported in South and central Kashmir since last night, creating panic among the residents. The fresh incidents of mysterious braid chopping were reported in Batamaloo area of Srinagar, […]

Thousands take part in Ashura procession in Budgam

Budgam—Paying allegiance to Imam Hussain (as),tens of thousands of Shia Muslims here commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (as) by holding processions from morning to night on Sunday.    With people from all walks of life participating in the day long procession, they said, “Muharam is the month of resistance which rejuvenates the spirit […]

Syrian Grand Mufti Warns Muslims From Falling Prey to Extremism

In Conversation with Syrian Grand Mufti Dr. Ahmad Bader Eddin Mohammad Adib Hassoun, the Grand Mufti of Syria during his maiden but brief visit to Kashmir cautioned Muslims against falling prey to extremism and religious bigotry and stressed on unity of Muslims and universal message of Islam. Mufti Hassoun once said, “I follow all sects […]

Here’s why men are at increased risk of developing cancer

Washington DC—A study has recently revealed that men are more likely to develop a type of cancer than women, as male hormones promote an infection by virus that causes the deadly disease. According to researchers, male hormones may facilitate infection with a virus that can cause a type of cancer known as Kaposi’s sarcoma. Kaposi’s […]

Baba Ramdev says Muslims should also drink cow urine

New Delhi—Yoga guru and Patanjali founder Baba Ramdev said cow urine should be acceptable to Muslims too as something used for treatment. “It is written in Quran that cow urine can be used for treatment. Some people are targeting Patanjali by saying that it is a Hindu company. Did I ever target Hamdard (set up by […]

Indian markets lose sheen on economic travails, but investors keep faith

New Delhi—Rising concerns about India’s economy and the government’s fiscal discipline have sparked strong selling by foreign investors in Indian equities and sent the rupee tumbling, removing some, but not all, of the sheen from a hot emerging market play. A confluence of factors, including sharply slower-than-expected economic growth, rising oil prices, and worries the […]

Deadline for selling pre-GST goods extended to December 31

New Delhi—The government has extended the deadline for sale of pre-GST goods with stickers of revised rates by three months to December 31, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today. The decision came after several companies and retailers body CAIT highlighted that they are still left with huge unsold stocks of pre-GST goods and […]

Hakeem Yaseen pitches for Tossamaidan- Doodhpathri Tourism Circuit

Khansahab—The Chairman JK Peoples Democratic Front and MLA,Khansahib, Hakim Mohammad Yaseen has  enjoined upon the tourism department to develop  basic tourism infrastructure  at picturesque Tossamaidan health resort , in  Khansahib constituency,  which has been thrown open to public recently after remaining in use as Army  Firing range for about 50 years . He also urged […]

Jammu Queens thump Srinagar Slay Demons in tournament opener

Srinagar—Jammu Queens beat Srinagar Slay Demons by 55 runs in the opening game of State Cricket Academy T20 Championship played at Bakhshi Stadium, Srinagar on Saturday, a statement from State Cricket Academy said. Batting first, Jammu Queens put up a decent show with the bat posting a score of 151 for the loss of five […]

Terroristan to mother of terrorism

The 72nd session of the UN General Assembly looked like a Bollywood-style drama that was full of emotive rhetoric as India and Pakistan fought a bitter battle of words to advance their respective narratives. The idiom that caught the attention of an otherwise bored audience in the hall and beyond was a mix of toxic […]

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