ULB Polls: Govt Cancels Leaves, Asks Employee To Be Ready  

SRINAGAR — In wake of the elections to Urban Local Bodies, the government on Monday asked all employees to remain available at their respective headquarters or places of posting till the conclusion of the polls. According to an order issued here, the government also cancelled leave to all its employees till the conclusion of the […]

Disturbing Turn In Situation

The killings of three SPOs in Shopian has triggered a spate of resignations from their ranks in South Kashmir.  According to media reports, around eighteen SPOs have dissociated from the force so far. The resignations have been announced through videos posted on Facebook or circulated on WhatsApp. In some cases, the SPOs have declared their […]

Rohingya Crisis:UN Has ‘No Right To Interfere’,Says Myanmar Army Chief

YANGON — Myanmar’s army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of the country a week after a UN probe called for him and other top generals to be prosecuted for “genocide” against the Rohingya minority. The defiant response is the army chief’s first public reaction since a UN fact-finding mission […]

Petrol Crosses Rs 90-Mark In Mumbai,Rates At All-Time High Across Country

NEW DELHI — Petrol Monday crossed the Rs 90-mark in Mumbai as a dip in the value of rupee and rise in international oil prices pushed rates across the country to new all-time high. Petrol prices were hiked by 11 paise per litre and diesel by 5 paise, according to price notification of state-owned oil firms. […]

Asia Cup:Rohit,Shikhar Hit Hundreds As India Beat Pakistan By 9 Wkts

DUBAI — Skipper Rohit Sharma and his deputy Shikhar Dhawan showed their mastery in white ball cricket with stylish hundreds as India took a giant stride towards summit clash of Asia Cup with a comfortable nine-wicket win against Pakistan here Sunday. This is India’s biggest win against Pakistan in terms of number of wickets lost. Chasing […]