With Lal Singh Out, Kashmir Bat Industry Hopes For Smooth Run 

New Delhi—As chief minister Mehbooba Mufti accepted the resignation of two BJP ministers, Lal Singh and Chander Parkash Ganga, following the Kathua rape controversy, the state’s cricket bat industry breathed a sigh of relief. Local bat manufacturers have alleged that Singh, a BJP MLA from Kathua and forest minister in the Mehbooba government, was trying […]

Syed us Sadat foundation organises blood donation camp in Anantnag

Anantnag—A blood donation camp was organized by Syed us Sadat foundation trust in memory of Shaheed Bilal Ahmad Dar today in district Hospital Anantnag. Chairman of the welfare trust Zahoor Ahmad Tak, Bashir Ahmad Veeri secretary, and Noor Mohammad Thug general secretary graced the occasion and encouraged the donors of welfare trust.  They appreciated the […]

Tourist Spots In Valley, Ladakh Region Declared ‘No Polythene’ Zones

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir government has declared tourist destinations and resorts in the Valley and Ladakh region as polythene-free zones, and banned the use of non-biodegradable plastic at its properties, according to an official order. The government aims to achieve sustainable tourism and make tourist destinations in the state eco-friendly with the step. “In order […]

US, allies ‘bombed’ Syria peace talks: Lavrov

Moscow—Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the US and its allies “bombed” the UN-backed Syria peace talks in Geneva by their recent military strikes against the country. The US, France and Britain “on 14 April bombed not only made-up chemical sites in Syria, but also bombed the (UN-backed peace) talks in Geneva,” Lavrov said following […]

Manmohan,Chidambaram among those who did not sign impeachment notice against CJI

New Delhi—Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former finance minister P Chidambaram were among those who did not sign the impeachment notice on Friday against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Another dignitory who didn’t sign the notice was senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh. As many as 71 Rajya […]

Student wounded in shooting at Florida high school, gunman says ‘sorry’

Florida—A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades. The 19-year-old suspect was later arrested and apologised as he was led away in handcuffs. Friday’s shooting at Forest High School […]

North Korea suspends nuclear and missile tests

Pyongyang—North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced that his country will suspend nuclear and missile tests immediately, according to state media. The announcement on Saturday came amid increasingly decreasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula in advance of a landmark summit between North and South Korea next week. The official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said […]

Ali Sharaiti’s Magnum Opus on Iqbal

Iqbal is one of the pioneers of contemporary Islamic resurgence. Hundreds of books have been written on Iqbal’s thought in all major languages. Although Allama Iqbal used both Urdu and Farsi (Persian) languages to express his thoughts, his intellectual output in Persian is more voluminous than Urdu. Javed-nama his magna opus, has been acclaimed as […]

No relief for Patel as HC decides to hear plea against RS-election

New Delhi—The Gujarat High Court o Friday junked an application filed by senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel seeking dismissal of a petition challenging his election to the Rajya Sabha in 2017. Justice Bela Trivedi is currently hearing BJP leader Balwantsinh Rajput’s petition challenging Patel’s election. Ahmed Patel’s lawyer P S Champaneri sought dismissal of Rajput’s […]

Delhi woman beheads, chops her 8-month-old son, sleeps with mutilated corpse

New Delhi—A mentally disturbed woman allegedly beheaded her child, chopped his body and was found sleeping with it in outer Delhi’s Aman Vihar area, police said on Friday. They said that the woman had decapitated her son’s head using knives and mutilated the body using bricks. The incident happened late on Friday night, when the […]

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