India, Pak Again Spar Over Kashmir At UNGA

UNITED NATIONS — India and Pakistan once again sparred  over Kashmir at a UN General Assembly session with New Delhi accusing Islamabad of misusing it for “narrow political gains” and claimed that the right to self-determination cannot be abused to undermine a nation’s territorial integrity. First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Paulomi Tripathi […]

Dilbag Singh Confirmed DGP

SRINAGAR — The governor’s administration on Wednesday appointed Dilbag  Singh (IPS) as Director General of Police.  The 1987-batch IPS officer, Dilbag Singh has also asked to hold additional charge of the post of Director General of Police (prisons) till further orders and Director Fire and Emergency services, J&K, till December 31.  On September 6 , […]

Police Arrests Student In Place Of Brother, Misses Exam  

SRINAGAR — A 12th class student in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Wednesday missed annual examination as police arrested him in place of his brother during a night raid. Ubaid Ahmad Bhat (17), son of Nazir Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Muloo Chitragam, Shopian was arrested by a contingent of police in place of his […]

Jaish-e-Mohammad Chief’s Nephew, Local Militant Buried  

SRINAGAR — The two militants, one of them Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit chief Masood Azhar’s nephew, who were killed in an gunfight with state forces at Tral in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district, were buried on Wednesday.  While the Azhar’s nephew Mohammad Usman has been buried at Gantmulla in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, the other militant, Showkat Ahmad Khan was […]

Governor SP Malik Backpedals On J&K Bank Recruitments 

JAMMU — Stating that corruption and “other problems” are plaguing Jammu and Kashmir,  Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday praised J&K Bank by calling it a wonderful institution and said that whatever he was told by J&K Bank officials about the “recruitment mess” was not “gospel truth.” “Some youth and bank officials came to meet […]

Govt Seeks Consultation With RBI On Some Issues Under Sec 7

NEW DELHI —The government has for the first time ever used a provision of law to ask the RBI for resolution of differences between them on stressed loans in power sector and other issues, sources privy to the development said. Without acknowledging the notices sent to RBI under Section 7 of the RBI Act, the […]

Investor Wealth Surges Rs 1.92 Lakh Crore As Stocks Make Sharp Recovery

NEW DELHI — Investor wealth soared Rs 1.92 lakh crore on Wednesday following a sharp rebound in the broader market where the BSE benchmark index rallied 550.92 points. The 30-share Sensex zoomed 550.92 points or 1.63 per cent to close at 34,442.05. In intra-day, the index had fallen by 303.89 points to 33,587.24. Investor sentiment turned […]

RBI Governor May Resign Amidst Widening Rift With Centre

MUMBAI — Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel may consider resigning from his post given a breakdown in relations with the government, TV channels reported on Wednesday, sparking a sell-off in the rupee and bonds. Television channels CNBC-TV18 and ET Now cited sources as saying that Patel could quit. The RBI and the finance ministry […]

Local Travel Trade Upbeat After Tourism Deptt’s Successful FAM Tour

SRINAGAR — After successful completion of Kashmir Autumn FAM Tour, the local travel trade bodies are upbeat about good tourist flow to Kashmir. The 3-day Kashmir Autumn FAM (familiarization) Tour-2018 was inaugurated by Governor Satya Pal Malik on October 25, 2018 in which over 70 delegates representing travel, media, and film industry participated. Travel Agents Society […]

Dream Start: Real Kashmir Stun I-League Holders Minerva Punjab

PANCHKULA —Real Kashmir FC Wednesday stunned defending champions Minerva Punjab FC in a sensational start to their maiden I-League campaign, taking the first step towards realising the beginners’ dream of making the ‘Paradise on Earth’ a “paradise for football”. The first team from the Valley to play in the country’s top-flight, Real Kashmir FC scored […]

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