Dal Lake Matters: HC Issues Slew Of Directions, Warns Against Non-Compliance 

SRINAGAR — The matters related to Dal Lake, the flagship of Kashmir’s Tourism, have reached such an impasse that unless they are addressed immediately, “the battle may well have been lost—even before we have begun to fight the rot,” Jammu and Kashmir High Court as it passed slew of directions including empowering Vice Chairman of […]

Israel Launches Military Operation Against ‘Hezbollah Tunnels’

JERUSALEM — Israel has launched what it calls “an operation to expose and neutralise” tunnels be­tween Lebanon and Israel allegedly dug by armed group Hezbollah. The operation was announced by the Israeli military on Twitter on Tuesday. Israeli military spokesper­son Lieutenant Colonel Jona­than Conricus told Reuters news agency that the operation would only take place […]

Govt Nod To Prosecute 2 Kulgam Youth   

SRINAGAR — The state government has accorded sanction for the prosecution of two Kulgam youth or “harboring and aiding” the active militants of the area.   Official sources said that on March 27 police station Kulgam came to know through reliable sources that since from some time, two persons –Zahoor Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Ahmad […]

SC For More Courts To Try MPs, MLAs

NEW DELHI — To ensure effective trial of pending criminal cases involving former and sitting lawmakers in Bihar and Kerala, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed setting up of special designated courts in each district of these two States to try such cases. Senior advocate Vijay Hansaria, appointed as amicus curiae to assist the court in the […]

UN Evacuates Wounded Houthis Ahead Of Planned Peace Talks

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations has helped evacuate injured Houthi rebels out of Yemen, a critical step aimed at getting the country’s warring sides to participate in upcoming peace talks this week. The UN-chartered flight took off from the airport in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, at 6 pm local time Monday carrying 50 wounded […]

Kartarpur Went To Pak Due To Then Congress Leaders’ Lack Of Vision:Modi

HANUMANGARH (RAJASTHAN) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the proposed Kartarpur corri­dor linking Pakistan to India to hit out at the Congress on Tuesday and said the party will have to answer why this was not done 70 years ago. Addressing an election rally at Hanumangarh in Rajasthan ahead of the elections in the state […]

Beigh Construction Company 4th Among 10 Best Construction And Infra Companies  

SRINAGAR — In a big feat, J&K based Beigh Construction Company has been selected among the top 10 best Construction and Infra Companies of India for the year 2018. J&K Crown was selected by an expert panel of CEOs and industrialists, along with CEO Insight Editorial Board based on various standards. First ISO certified company of […]

J&K Bank’s Azadi ‘Assured’ But No Roll Back Of PSU Tag

SRINAGAR — Amid row over Jammu and Kashmir Bank’s tag as Public Sector Undertaking (PSU),  Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday categorically assured that no changes are intended in the financial status and independence of the state’s premier institution.  However, there was no roll back of the decisions by the State’s Administrative Council, highest decision making […]

Staff Shortage Hits Patient Care At Super Speciality Hospital

SRINAGAR — An acute shortage of staff at the Super Specialty hospital Shireen Bagh has hit the patient care. Due to the shortage of doctors as well as paramedical staff the patients have to wait for long hours for the turn for their treatment resulting into long ques at the hospital. Long queues of patients and their […]

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