Kupwara jail authorities want treatment of detenue

Kupwara jail authorities want treatment of detenue

Srinagar: Authorities at District jail Kupwara, Saturday shifted a detenue to mental hospital for treatment after doctors of the jail termed the condition of the detenue ‘deteriorating’. Tariq Ahmad Ganai, a prisoner from Shopian, whose Public Safety Act (PSA) term ended on February, 28 is still undergoing detention, his family sources told Kashmir Reader. Wife […]

Trump disappointed after healthcare bill defeat

Trump disappointed after healthcare bill defeat

Washington: President Donald Trump has expressed disappointment as he faced a severe political defeat after Republicans abandoned their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare policy with a new healthcare bill, due to lack of votes in the US House of Representatives. Trump’s disappointment came after House Speaker Paul Ryan failed to garner enough votes for […]

IJT holds awareness programme at Magam College

IJT holds awareness programme at Magam College

Ishfaq Reshi Magam: Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba Budgam organized an environmental awareness programme at Degree College Magam on Saturday in order to aware the students regarding the different aspects of environmental pollution in Islamic perspective. The programme was held in the auditorium of the college where hundreds of students participated including the few faculty members. Syed Zahoor, […]

Students block Sgr-Leh highway over shortage of teachers

Students block Sgr-Leh highway over shortage of teachers

Sheikh Anees Gund: Large number of students from Government Higher Secondary School Gund, Saturday boycotted their classes to protest against non availability of teaching staff. Protesting students staged sit-in on Srinagar-Leh highway and blocked the busy highway demanding appointment of staff in the school. Protesting students alleged that there was not required number of teachers […]

Bring law to build Ram temple: VHP to Govt

Bring law to build Ram temple: VHP to Govt

New Delhi: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Pravin Togadia has said the Central government must bring out a legislation to build the Ram temple. “The Union government must bring and pass the law to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya at the birth place of Shreeram (Lord Ram),” he said. The saffron leader said ‘Ram Janmabhumi […]

Yogi Govt seals meat processing plant in UP

Yogi Govt seals meat processing plant in UP

Muzaffarnagar: A large meat processing plant at Kairana town in Shamli district of UP has been sealed after district authorities found “irregularities” during checking. A team of district officials led by subdivisional magistrate Vijay Prakash conducted the checking at Meem Agro Foods Pvt Ltd yesterday and sealed it, circle officer Bhushan Verma said. Meanwhile, several […]

Justice BD Ahmed is new J&K Chief Justice

Justice BD Ahmed is new J&K Chief Justice

Srinagar: President of India has appointed Delhi High Court Judge Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed as the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office, sources said on Friday. Justice Ahmed was enrolled as an Advocate on 5.9.1980 with the Bar Council of Delhi […]

Nocturnal raids continue, 3 civilians arrested in Shopian

Nocturnal raids continue, 3 civilians arrested in Shopian

Srinagar: Police have arrested three more civilians during nocturnal raids in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. The arrests were made in Dangam Village of the district, local sources said. They said police barged in to the residential houses at around 2 am and arrested the civilians. The arrested person’s according to locals include Mohammad Shafi Paul […]

Pak likely to replace its high commissioner to India

Pak likely to replace its high commissioner to India

Islamabad: Pakistan might replace its top envoy to India, Abdul Basit, who has completed his three-year tenure in New Delhi. Basit, the Pakistan high commissioner to India, was appointed in March, 2014 after he suffered a major disappointment when he was sure of being appointed Pakistan’s foreign secretary but last-minute wheeling and dealing resulted in […]

Give details of 271 illegal immigrants: India to US

Give details of 271 illegal immigrants: India to US

New Delhi: The government of India has asked the US to provide details of the 271 illegal immigrants it wants New Delhi to take back. “This is an ongoing matter. The US authorities had conveyed to us sometime back that out of certain statistics provided to us earlier, 271 cases remained to be addressed. However, […]

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