Anti-graft court adjourns hearing against Sharifs till Dec 4

Islamabad—A Pakistani anti-corruption court Tuesday adjourned the hearing of cases against the Sharif family till December 4 after ousted premier Nawaz Sharif requested it to suspend proceedings until the high court here announces its verdict in a petition on clubbing the three cases into one.   The cases were registered by the National Accountability Bureau […]

Dr Farooq Dares Centre To Hoist Tri Colour At Lal Chowk

Jammu—In yet another controversial remark, Jammu and Kashmir’s former chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Monday dared the centre to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk in the heart of Srinagar city before talking about unfurling it in “Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK)”. Abdullah’s remarks drew criticism from the BJP, with deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh saying […]

Finance minister asks heads to make PSUs profitable

Jammu—The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the heads of various PSUs to make the corporations more viable and turn them into pure profit earning units.   “Government is providing all necessary support in terms of financial help or administrative support, but real responsibility lies with the persons heading these units to transform them into […]

Iran, Turkey sign deal with Qatar to ease Gulf blockade

Tehran—Iran and Turkey signed a deal on Sunday with Qatar aimed at boosting commercial ties with the Gulf state which is under blockade by its Arab neighbours, Iranian state television said. The broadcaster’s website said the agreement provides for the creation of a “joint working group to facilitate the transit of goods between the three […]

Pakistan minister resigns, ending Islamabad standoff

  Islamabad—Pakistan’s federal law minister has resigned, acceding to a key demand made by thousands of protesters who have blocked a major highway into the Pakistani capital for weeks, the state radio broadcaster reported. An agreement has been signed that would see the demonstrators in Islamabad and other cities disperse, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal told […]

 Traffic police announces route plan for Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW)

Srinagar—In connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations, falling on December 1 with Friday following on December 8, 2017, the Traffic Police department today issued a route plan to ferry devotees from various areas of the Valley to Dargah Hazratbal Srinagar and back. According to SSP Traffic City Srinagar, elaborate arrangements have been made for the […]

Div Com reviews progress of work on CUK

Srinagar—Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the progress on the development work of Central University of Kashmir (CUK) that is being constructed at Ganderbal. The meeting was attended by Vice Chancellor CUK, Registrar CUK, ADC Ganderbal and other concerned. The Divisional Commissioner was informed that the work on the campus is going on […]

Malik arrested, shifted to Central Jail Srinagar: JKLF

Srinagar,—Chairman JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested by police on Monday and shifted to central jailSrinagar, party said. In a statement, JKLF spokesperson said police on Monday morning cordoned the residence of Yasin Malik andarrested him. “He was immediately shifted to central jail Srinagar,” he said. The spokesperson said that a blanket ban on peaceful political activities of resistance leaders and arresting Yasin Malik, placing Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwiaz Umar Farooq under house arrest has […]

State sponsored terrorism most dangerous,  Says  Geelani

Srinagar—Syed Ali Geelani on Monday said that state sponsored terrorism is mostdangerous, saying mere rhetoric about self-made definition of terrorism can’t make an end to this menace. Reacting to the statement of Indian prime minister Mr Narinder Modi, wherein he has said that ‘’terrorism must be fought unitedly” in his in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat’., Geelanisaid that we need to realize all aspects about terrorism and those promoting this.  Geelani said all forms of terrorism are dangerous, however terrorism promoted, abetted andsponsored by state is very disastrous as all the basic institutions, […]

96 per cent Anganwadi Centres operating from rented buildings: Govt

Jammu—Minister of State for Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today convened a meeting to review the status of various ongoing projects being executed under Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in Jammu division. Commissioner- Secretary, Social Welfare Department, Shujaat Ahmed Khan, Mission Director, ICDS, J&K, G A Sofi, Joint Director, Social Welfare Department, […]

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