HC Notice To MHA Against Ban On Jama’at-e-Islami  

SRINAGAR — The J&K High Court on Monday issued notice returnable within two weeks to the Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, on a petition, challenging its ban on Jama’at-e-Islami for five years from February 28 this year.    A bench of Justice Tashi Rabstan issued the notice which was waived in open court by […]

US Abruptly Endorses Israel’s Golan Sovereignty In Big Shift

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political boost a month before what is expected to be a close election. The administration has been considering recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the […]

‘Food Inflation Likely To Go Up To 2 Pc In FY20’

MUMBAI — Food inflation in the country is likely to go up to 2 per cent in the financial year 2019-20 from the 0.7 per cent estimated for FY19, a report said Monday. It can be noted that the low food prices have been one of the prime factors which have aided the RBI to be more […]

Richardson injury sours Australia ODI win over Pakistan

A record opening stand by centurion Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja fired Australia to an eight-wicket win over Pakistan in the second one-day international in Sharjah on Sunday but the victory was soured by an injury to seamer Jhye Richardson. Finch, who hit 116 in the first game, posted a career-best unbeaten 153, including 11 […]

‘Strong Banking Sector Indispensable For Maintaining Momentum Of Economic Growth’

JAMMU — J&K Branch of the NIRC of the Institute of Chartered Accoun­tants of India organized a seminar on Statutory Audit of Banks and Usage of Commands in FINACLE-7 Software which was presided over by the Chair­man & CEO of J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed as Chief Guest on the occasion and senior Chartered Accountant Niran­jan […]

Jet Airways Founder Naresh Goyal Steps Down As Chairman

MUMBAI — Jet Airways promoter and founder Naresh Goyal on Monday resigned from the company’s board in the wake of the debt crisis. His wife Anita Goyal also stepped down from the board of the company. The resignation followed the airline board’s meeting in Mumbai on the day to decide on ways to procure interim funding as well […]

Zimbabwe confirm death of fan before Cup of Nations qualifier

HARARE:- The Zimbabwe Football Association have confirmed the death of a female fan in a stampede outside of the National Stadium in Harare ahead of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo. According to local media reports, Mai Tadiwa was killed outside an entry gate as impatient fans pushed to enter the stadium amid poor […]

Israel Begins New Gaza Offensive

GAZA — The Israeli military Monday night began striking the Gaza strip, hours after a Palestinian rocket hit Israeli capital Tel Aviv. Palestinian militant group Hamas is accused of firing a rocket into Israel from Gaza early on Monday. The rocket hit a house in Moshav Mishmeret, near Tel Aviv, causing minor injuries to seven people. […]

People ‘Unsatisfied’ With Govt Performance: Survey

NEW DELHI — “Better employment opportunities” is the top priority of Indian voters and they are unsatisfied with the government’s below-average performance, reveals a survey conducted by election watchdog – the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). The survey, released on Monday, said the government’s performance score on the top 10 voters’ priorities is below average. The […]

SC Seeks GoI’s Reply To Plea On Jail Terms

NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court Bench, led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, on Monday sought a response from the government of India to a petition that various jail terms awarded to a convict under special laws on corruption and terrorism should run consecutively, as in countries like the U.S., and not concurrently. The […]

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