Indo-Pak peace greatest tribute to Vajpayee: Dr Farooq

Indo-Pak peace greatest tribute to Vajpayee: Dr Farooq

Srinagar, Aug 17: National Conference (NC) president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said the greatest tribute to the late prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be the friendship with Pakistan. “He (Vajpayee) was a great man, I cannot see the values he had in anyone today. He was from […]

Pak govt, leaders pay tribute to Vajpayee

Say he contributed for ‘a change’ in bilateral ties Islamabad, Aug 17: Pakistan government and top leaders have paid respects to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian prime minister contributed to bringing “a change” in bilateral ties and remained a key supporter of regional cooperation for development. Imran Khan also expressed condolences over […]

Pak lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

Pak lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

Islamabad, Aug 17: Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan Friday defeated Shahbaz Sharif in a one-sided contest to become Pakistan’s next prime minister after the grand opposition alliance fell apart over the PML-N chief’s nomination for the top post. The election in the 15th National Assembly became just a formality after the Pakistan Peoples Party led by […]

Article 35A: JRL calls for shutdown on Aug 26, 27

Article 35A: JRL calls for shutdown on Aug 26, 27

Srinagar, Aug 17: Joint Resistance Leadership on Friday called for a complete shutdown on August 26 and 27 against tinkering with the state subject laws. According to a statement, JRL leadership including Syed Ali Geelani Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said that as part of their continued efforts with regard to the course […]

Governor reviews vacancies and recruitments in colleges, higher edu institutions

Governor reviews vacancies and recruitments in colleges, higher edu institutions

Srinagar, Aug 17: Governor N.N. Vohra chaired a meeting at the Raj Bhavan to review the status of vacancies and the pace of recruitments in the Higher Education Department. The meeting was attended by Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai; Chairman Public Service Commission, Abdul Latief Deva; and Commissioner Higher Education Department, Sarita Chouhan. Chouhan […]

Tens of thousands of pilgrims descend on Makkah for Hajj

Makkah, Aug 17: Two million Muslims gather in Saudi Arabia this week for the hajj as the annual pilgrimage becomes increasingly hi-tech with apps to help the faithful navigate Islam’s holiest sites. One of the five pillars of the world’s fastest-growing religion, the hajj is expected to draw two million people from around the globe […]

Railways’ glass-top coach in Kashmir-all dressed up and nowhere to go

Srinagar, Aug 17: Awaiting the return of normalcy — as well as tourists — in the Kashmir Valley, an indigenously-built vistadome (glass-top) railway coach, though ready to run, has been docked at Budgam station for months. The 40-seater vistadome coach was announced in June last year by then Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and was manufactured […]

India, Pak armies trade fire along LoC in Poonch

India, Pak armies trade fire along LoC in Poonch

Jammu, Aug 17: The armies of India and Pakistan traded fire along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. An official said the Pakistani troops resorted to moderate firing on the forward posts along the LoC in the Poonch sector. The Indian troops guarding the border retaliated and the exchanges were […]

People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer’s never develop classic dementia that others do. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. People suffering from Alzheimer’s develop a buildup of two proteins that impair communications between nerve cells in the brain – plaques made of amyloid beta […]

Police rescue kidnapped girl; accused held

Srinagar, Aug 17: Handwara police rescued a kidnapped girl and arrested the accused involved in the crime. On 14th of August 2018, one person (name withheld) reported in Police Post Zachaldara that his daughter (name withheld) has been kidnapped by Nisar Ahmad Tantary son of Abdul Majid Tantary resident of Turkpora Zachaldara. On this information, […]