KEG Decries Attempts at Subverting Institution of Media in Kashmir

SRINAGAR — Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has expressed serious concern over the failure of the Governor administration’s public relations and information set-up in “living up to the expectations and its inability to retain its status of being responsive and responsible” towards the principal stakeholders, the media. “There has been a literal collapse of the communication […]

Rajnath Defends Guv’s J&K House Dissolution In Lok Sabha  

NEW DELHI — As the Opposition slammed the decision to impose President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh told Lok Sabha on Friday that no party was in a position to form government in the State and asserted that the Centre is “ready” for assembly election there. He also rejected claims of some opposition […]

Governor’s Rule Unconstitutional In J&K: Opposition

NEW DELHI — Opposition parties on Friday termed the imposition of governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir as “unconstitutional” during a discussion in the Lok Sabha on a statutory resolution that approved president’s rule in the state. President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir follows if the governor’s rule extends beyond six months. Initiating the debate, […]

MBA-Turned Militant Killed, Thousands Attend Funeral  

SRINAGAR — Six months after joining the militant ranks, an MBA graduate from Pulwama was killed in a gunfight with government forces at Rinzipora area of south Kashmir’s district on Friday morning. “Based on a credible input about the presence of militants in Banderpora area of Pulwama, a cordon and search operation was launched in the […]

Police To Get New Pepper-Ball Launching Systems, Masks

JAMMU — The Jammu and Kashmir police is set to get non-lethal pepper-ball launching systems and anti-riot gas masks to deal with law and order situations in the state, officials said Friday. The department has floated tenders for seeking technical bid from manufacturers and dealers of these two products, they said. A pepper-ball launching system, […]

‘Over 6,000 Officers Of PSBs Held Responsible For Bad Loans In FY18’

NEW DELHI — The government Friday said action has been taken against more than 6,000 officers of nationalised banks last fiscal in cases of lapses that led to bad loans. In written reply, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that minor and major penalties have been imposed against erring officials. These include, dismissal, compulsory retirement and […]

Jio Happy New-Year Offer Returns With 100% Cashback On Rs 399 Recharge

NEW DELHI — Reliance Jio on Friday announced a New Year offer under which it offers 100 per cent cashback on a recharge of Rs 399 in the form of coupons that can be availed on e-commerce portal AJIO. “Jio in partnership with AJIO has introduced its Jio Happy New Year Offer. The offer provides 100 […]

Use Of Force In Kashmir Is State Policy Of India: Yashwant

SRINAGAR — Former finance min­ister and BJP rebel leader, Yas­hwant Sinha, has said that Gov­ernment of India (GoI) has been “quelling rebellion” in Kashmir by the use of force. In an interactive session with a New Delhi based news portal, Yashwant said that he got this impression after his two visits to Kashmir during which […]

J&K Bank To Establish State Of Art Business Unit At CU Jammu  

SRINAGAR  — In its endeavour to strengthen industry-academia relations further besides helping financial empowerment of youth, J&K Bank on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Central University of Jammu to establish a state-of-the-art Business Unit with the digital lobby at its main campus. The Business Unit will have digital banking and infotainment facilities for […]

I-League:Real Kashmir Climb Top Of Table After 1-1 Draw Vs East Bengal

KOLKATA — Continuing their unbeaten run, debutants Real Kashmir held giants East Bengal to a 1-1 draw to climb to the summit of India’s premier I-league football tournament here Friday. Eyeing a fourth win in a row in the year’s last fixture, East Bengal came out all guns blazing only to score an own goal when […]

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