This Election, New Entrants May Test Regular Parties 

SRINAGAR — Although the main battle in the Lok Sabha and the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be between traditional rivals, yet the fate of many new faces who have thrown their hats into the ring would be keenly watched. While the main battle is going to be between the regional National […]

Bangladesh team leave a changed New Zealand after mosque shootings

Bangladesh’s cricket team left New Zealand on Saturday, less than 24 hours after narrowly avoiding being involved in the worst mass shooting in the country, which now had to accept that sporting events were likely to have been changed forever. A lone gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at […]

India to Host U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020

New Delhi: India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020, International Football Federation (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino announced on Friday (March 15). “We are delighted to announce that India has been confirmed as the host of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020,” Infantino said after the FIFA Council meeting in Miami, USA, […]

Advisor Urges Youth To Adopt Entrepreneurial Mindset

JAMMU — Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai Saturday urged youth to develop an entrepreneurial mindset as an alternative to job seeking. Ganai was addressing the valedictory function of two-day 6th National Conference and Exhibition on ‘Emerging and Innovative Trends in Engineering Technology’ jointly organized by Government College of Engineering and Technology (GCET), Jammu and […]

Agriculture, Horticulture, Tourism Are Backbone Of State Economy: Govt

SRINAGAR — The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Saturday termed Agriculture, Horticulture and Tourism sectors as the backbone of State’s economy. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while inaugurating the mega Kisan Mela 2019 in the premises of Agriculture Complex, Lal Mandi. The mela was organized by the department of Agriculture under ATMA scheme. On […]

Terrorist Brenton impassive as he is charged in court for mosque shooting

Christchurch: A right-wing extremist who filmed himself rampaging through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch killing 49 worshippers appeared in court on a murder charge Saturday. Australian-born 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant appeared in the dock wearing handcuffs and a white prison shirt, sitting impassively as the judge read a single murder charge against […]

‘Hello brother’: Last words of Christchurch victim were greeting to his attacker

A Muslim worshipper, who lost his life in the terrorist attack in New Zealand, greeted his attacker with the words “Hello, brother”, moments before he was shot dead. The attack, which was live-streamed on social media, showed a man at the entrance of Al Noor mosque. He could be overheard greeting the gunman as he approached the […]

Economists sound warning over India data ahead of poll

MUMBAI: A group of more than 100 experts sounded a pre-election alarm Friday over Indian economic data, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of tweaking or burying unwelcoming numbers. Modi is vulnerable over his economic record in the polls starting on April 11, in particular a failure to meet promises to create enough jobs for […]

Army Chief Again Warns Pak 

LUCKNOW — Army chief General Bipin Rawat, on Saturday said Indian authorities would not shy away from resorting to strong military action if Pakistan “failed to stop pushing (militants) into India.” General Rawat, who was in the state capital at the concluding ceremony of Medex-2019 the field medical exercises of ASEAN and ASEAN Plus countries— […]

Were Facebook and Twitter partners in the Christchurch massacre?

DUBAI: Social media giants Twitter and Facebook have responded to criticism in the wake of Friday’s mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand after the deadly terrorist attacks were live-streamed on the platforms that collectively have billions of worldwide users. On Friday, 49 people were killed in shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch in […]

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