Abrogation Of Article 35A Will Lead To Civil War In Kashmir: Congress

SRINAGAR — State Congress Monday said that if Article 35A is scrapped, it will lead to Civil war in Kashmir. “If BJP and RSS think that this war will remain restricted to Kashmir, they are living in fool’s paradise. It will engulf the whole of India”,  said General Secretary of Pradesh Congress Committee and MLA Bandipora […]

Studies Show Rise In Rate Of Obesity In Valley

SRINAGAR — Unhealthy lifestyle and faulty eating habits are increasing the risk of diabetes, hypertension, cardio-vascular diseases and obesity, which have increased manifold in the last twenty years. Quoting a study, a doctor at SKIMS Soura said that in India, diabetic cases have quadrupled from the year 1980-2018 and the trend is clearly visible in Jammu […]

 J&K Bank wins 16th J&K Police Martyr’s Memorial Football Tournament 2018–Trophy

Governor witnesses the final event SRINAGAR — Governor N.N. Vohra witnessed the fi­nal match in the 16th J&K Police Martyr’s Memorial Football Tournament 2018, organized by the Armed Police Headquarters at Tourist Reception Ground, Srinagar this evening. 34 teams from all over the State participated in this10 day Tournament. Governor witnessed the final match which was […]

8 Years On: Job Aspirants In Forest Dept Await Results

SRINAGAR — The job aspirants who have appeared in physical tests for different posts in Forest Department in 2010 are awaiting results from the last eight years. Scores of aspirants said that the department conducted the tests in 2010, but the Service Selection Board did not declare the results even after the expiry of eight years The […]

Kathua Cover-Up Slur On Cops, Call Details Nail Mastermind’s Son

CB files supplementary charge sheet, says mastermind bribed police to destroy evidence JAMMU — Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police has exposed how the Kathua police tried to brush the gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community under the carpet by taking bribe to destroy the evidence. The Crime […]

‘Sedatives Left 8 Yr Old Victim Incapacitated To Resist Rape’

SRINAGAR  — The eight-year-old girl from Kathua, who was gang-raped and killed, was overdosed with a cocktail of sedatives throughout her captivity, “rendering her incapacitated” to resist sexual assault and murder, stated the supplementary charge sheet filed by Jammu and Kashmir’s Crime Branch on Monday. The charge sheet filed in the Pathankot sessions court sums […]

LS Passes Bill To Provide Death To Child Rape Convicts

NEW DELHI — A crucial bill seeking to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years and making the law against such sexual offences more stringent, was passed by the Lok Sabha today. The bill replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 21, following an outcry […]

Imran Khan to Take Oath On Aug 11

PESHAWAR — Imran Khan on Monday said that he will take oath as Pakistan’s Prime Minister on August 11, according to a media report. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly (NA) after the July 25 elections, but it is still short of […]

PM Modi Calls Imran Khan, Talks Peace

NEW DELHI —  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Pakistan’s Prime Minister elect Imran Khan and congratulated him for his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Party emerging as the largest political party in the National Assembly in the recently conducted general elections. In his conversation with Imran Khan, PM Modi expressed hope that democracy will take deeper […]

A Veiled First Lady With Spiritual, Political Skills

LAHORE — With Imran Khan as its premier, Pakistan is going to have a unique international honour of having a veiled Bushra Wattoo-Khan as its First Lady, keeping the Islamic tradition of observing purdah and not bowing to the pres­sures of the modern times. A UK-based religious scholar Mufti Masod Alam, OBE (Order of British Empire), […]