For Charging Higher Fee, Govt Suspends RP School’s Recognition

SRINAGAR — The government on Friday suspended recognition of R P School Mallabagh Srinagar for charging higher fee in comparison to fee approved by the fee fixation committee headed by the retired high court judge. Issuing the order, Director School Education Kashmir also ordered that the students enrolled in the school be adjusted in nearby […]

Dance Of Death On Kishtwar Roads, 17 More Killed

10 Others Injured As Mini Bus Plunges Into Gorge 33 Deaths, 3 Accidents, 1 Month, 1 District SRINAGAR — Seventeen people were killed when a mini bus plunged into the Chenab river in Kishtwar district on Friday, police said. Ten others were injured in the accident in Thakrie area. This is the third major accident in […]

UEED Boss In Dock: ?15 Million, Assets Frozen In Raids

SRINAGAR — Vigilance organization Friday freezed over Rs 15 million bank and other deposits of Chief Engineer UEED in a disproportionate assets case. “Consequent upon registration of Case FIR No. 29/2018 for possession of Disproportionate Assets and subsequent multiple raids on the residential premises of Mohammad Haneef Lone Vigilance Organization Friday freezed over Rs 15 million bank and […]

Funding case: SC Stays Delhi HC Bail To Watali

NEW DELHI — A day after the Delhi High Court granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in the funding case registered at government of India’s behest, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the order. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud said it would hear the matter […]

HC Notice To Govt On Felling Of Trees In Sindh Forests  

SRINAGAR — The J&K High Court on Friday issued a notice to government on a Public Interest Litigation, seeking directions to state functionaries and General Manager, Power Grid Corporation of India to halt cutting down of trees for laying Srinagar-Leh 220KV power transmission line in the Sindh forests. A division bench of the court has asked the […]

Picture Of Slain Militant Dragged By Chains Goes Viral  

SRINAGAR  — Pictures of a dead militant, supine and facedown with army soldiers pulling the chain tied to his legs, in Reasi district of Jammu went viral on social media on Friday and attracted widespread condemnation. The netizens accused Army of “barbarism” as pictures surfaced in which soldiers are seen dragging on a tarred road […]

19-yr-old CBSE Topper Abducted, Sedated, Gang-Raped In Haryana

REWARI — A 19-year-old college student was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by a group of men at Kanina in Haryana’s Mahen­dergarh district, police said on Thursday. The girl was gang-raped till she fell un­conscious. She was later dumped at near a bus stop in Kanina. The second-year student was allegedly kidnapped by three young men on […]

Dowry Harassment Cases: SC Restores Power Of Arrest To Police

NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court on Friday restored the power of the police to arrest the husband and his family members on a complaint of dowry harassment under IPC Section 498A but retained the power of courts to grant anticipatory or regular bail to accused. A three-judge bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and […]

After 2+2 Dialogue, Doval In US To Meet Top Trump Admn Officials

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI — A week after the “highly suc­cessful” first India-US 2+2 Di­alogue in New Delhi, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in Washington to hold meet­ings with top Trump Adminis­tration officials. Doval, who is held in high regard by the Trump Admin­istration, is scheduled to meet the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, at the Foggy Bottom […]

Turks Want UN Intervention In Kashmir

ISLAMABAD — The UN should resolve the Kashmir issue in a peaceful manner and Turkey supports Pakistan’s efforts to find a peaceful solution, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday as he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi here. During their talks, both sides agreed to enhance the bilateral economic and strategic cooperation. […]

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