Rape Victims Identity To Be Kept Secret: SC

NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court Tuesday said it was “unfortunate” that rape victims were being treated as “untouchables” in society while directing that names and identities of victims of rape and sexual assault should not be disclosed or revealed. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the print and electronic media not […]

CISF Starts Audit Of 3 JK Airports Before Takeover

SRINAGAR — The Central Industrial Se­curity Force (CISF) has started an audit of Jammu, Srinagar and Leh airports to ascertain the number of personnel which are required to deployed before it begins a take over on the instructions of Union Home ministry. Based on the audit, a report is expected to be submit­ted to the home […]

???????Clear Message: People Unhappy With Modi, Says Rahul

NEW DELHI — Congress president Rahul Gandhi on December 11 said the outcome of the five-State Assembly polls is a “clear message” to the Narendra Modi government that people are not happy with it and time has come for a change while asserting that his party will also win in 2019.  “Prime Minister Narendra Modi got […]

BJP Accepts People’s Mandate With Humility: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Congress for its victory in Assembly polls on December 11 and said the BJP, which has suffered reverses in the elections, accepts people’s mandate with humility. In a tweet, Mr. Modi also congratulated Telangana Chief Minister K.C. Rao for his party’s landslide win in the State and […]

NoK Of Slain Pregnant Lady Get Rs 1 Lakh

SRINAGAR — Deputy Commission­er Pulwama Tuesday informed the State Human Rights Com­mission that Rs 1 lakh has been released as the ex-gratia relief in favour of the next of kin of pregnant lady Firdousa of Pul­wama, who was killed in cross firing after an attack on 44 RR on October 10. The DC submitted a reply […]

???????Militants Kill 4 Cops In Shopian, Runaway With Rifles  

SRINAGAR — Four policemen were killed Tuesday when militants attacked a guard post outside a minority pocket in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said. The attack took place on Tuesday afternoon when four policemen were sitting in a pre-fabricated room outside the pocket that houses six Kashmiri pandit families. A senior police official said that six […]

Abducted Kulgam Man’s Body Found Buried In Orchard   

SRINAGAR —   More than a month and a half after he was abducted, police found the body of a man, Sheraz Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Ahmad Bhat, from his native Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Tuesday. The body bearing torture marks was buried in the orchard and was recovered by the police on […]

2010 Killings : HC ‘Satisfied’ With Govt’s Action On CoI’s Report 

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the requisite steps taken by the government for implementation of the recommendations by one-man Commission of Inquiry (CoI) headed by Justice (retd) M L Koul into the 2010 killings.    The court was also the Public Interest Litigation concerning the civilian killings allegedly […]

Congress Dethrones BJP In Hindi Heartland, Sets Stage for 2019

New Delhi- A resurgent Congress Tuesday made significant gains in the Assembly elections, dealing a body blow to the BJP in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan and emerged as the single largest party in Madhya Pradesh. The reverses for the BJP in the Hindi heartland threw wide open the 2019 Lok Sabha elections which until a few months […]

J&K Bank Inaugurates New Premises, 2 ATMs   

SRINAGAR — J&K Bank inaugurated new premises of its Business Unit at Palapora Noorbagh with Automated Teller Machine (ATM) facility besides commissioning one more Teller Machine within the premises of Modern Hospital at Rajbagh Srinagar. The bank’s Executive President Abdul Rashid Sheigan inaugurated the ATM along with Managing Director, Modern Hospital Muzaffar Ahmad Jan amid […]

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