10 Agencies Can Snoop Your Computer

NEW DELHI —  The Home Ministry has authorised ten security and intelligence agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer resource. Among the agencies that have been authorised are the Intelligence Bureau, Narcotics Control Bureau, the Enforcement Directorate, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, Directorate of Revenue […]

In Delhi, J&K Is Being Demonized: Guv

JAMMU —  Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday expressed displeasure over the “negative portrayal” of Kashmir in national media, adding none of the achievements of the Valley were being highlighted by the fourth estate.  Drawing a parallel between his home state of Uttar Pradesh and the Valley, the Governor said no one knows about five to […]

North Kashmir: 2 Army Officers Killed Along LoC In Kupwara

SRINAGAR —  Two army officers were killed in a ‘sniper attack’ by Pakistan army along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday late afternoon. An official said that Pakistan army in “violation of ceasefire” opened the sniper fire upon the army’s 2/8 GR posts in Jumgund area along the LoC.  Two […]

UN Official To Twitter: Why Act On India’s Kashmir Urge 

WASHINGTON — A United Nations official has written to Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey, asking him why the platform has begun acceding to India’s requests to act against users posting Kashmir-related content since July 2017. David Kaye, the special rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, cited Twitter’s reports to say that the website had […]

J&K Bank Enters Into MoU With Global Money Transfer Company

SRINAGAR — Facilitating its customers to receive remittances faster, J&K Bank Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Instant Global Money Transfer Company for online money transfer. The MOU was signed by the Bank’s Strategy & IT Vice President, Sushil Kumar Gupta and the Company’s Head-Operations, Renjith T. Alex.  The agreement is an […]

Industrial Benefits To Northeastern States Extended To JK

JAMMU — In a major step towards promoting rapid industrialization and economic prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India today approved an extension of all benefits to J&K given to the Northeastern States under North East Industrial Development Scheme. According to an official spokesman, till June […]

Petrol Costs Rs 34 Per Litre Before Tax, Dealer Commission In NCR

NEW DELHI — Petrol will cost only Rs 34.04 per cent per litre and diesel Rs 38.67/ per litre without taxes and dealer’s commission in the national capital region. Giving details of the prices of petroleum products as on December 19 in a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap […]

HC Stays Further KAS Selection 

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday stayed further selection process in KAS examination 2016, fortnight after J&K Public Service Commission declared the result for mains examination. The Combined Competitive (Mains) examination was held from July 2 to  August 8 this year. 6427 candidates had appeared in the examination and 963 candidates qualified for […]

7 Labourers From Baramulla Killed In Uttarakhand Landslide

SRINAGAR — Seven men from Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla were killed in a landslide near the construction site of Char Dham all-weather road in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district, police said. It said that seven bodies were pulled out from the site and one person is still missing for which rescue operation is underway. He identified them […]

Kashmir Witnessing All Time Rise In HR Violations: Mirwaiz      

SRINAGAR — Chairman  Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said that Kashmir is witnessing an “all-time increase in oppression and human rights abuse with the killing of civilians and armed youth”. Addressing  a Friday congregation at historic Jama Masjid here, Mirwaiz said policymakers in New Delhi are a military solution to the seven-decade-old “festering […]

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