Denmark passes law to ban use of burqa, niqab from August 1

Denmark passes law to ban use of burqa, niqab from August 1

Denmark on Thursday followed in the footsteps of several European countries and introduced a ban on clothes that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the burqa and niqab.The ban, which will come into effect from August 1, was passed in the Danish Parliament in a 75-30 vote with 74 absentees, reported The Guardian. […]

India Army said to revive Israeli Spike missile purchase plan

NEW DELHI: India is set to place an order for Israeli ‘Spike’ missiles in a bid to boost its anti-tank capability against arch rival Pakistan, a person with knowledge of the matter said. The Indian Army wants to buy the Spike missile + as a “stop gap” measure before the Defence Research and Development Organisation […]

Every ruler targeted Jamia Masjid since 1931: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Jun 1: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that the right from the day people of Kashmir started their fight against the oppression of Dogras to New Delhi’s forcible control, the pulpit of Jamia Masjid has reverberated with the voice against repression and to highlight and represents the true aspirations of […]

Special Drive: Traffic Police Rural Kashmir challans 24166 vehicles

Srinagar, Jun 1: Traffic Police Rural Kashmir in its endeavor to enforce Motor Vehicle Act/Traffic Rules, started a holistic drive against traffic violators during the month of May- 2018. The drive has been intensified in view of the quantum of the violations which not only impede the free flow of traffic but also creates inconvenience […]

Bhat appreciates Moulana Naqashbandi to familiarise preaching of Holy Quran in far-flung areas

Bandipora, Jun 1: Thousands assembled at Holy Shrine of Ahamsharief Bandipora to benefit from 28th International Quranic Campaign which was spearheaded by Syed Shabir Naqashbandi Iftikhari from Hyderabad and organized by Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Wakf Board on Friday. Two renowned Qaris from Jamia Azhar Egypt recited Quranic verses as part of the campaign which […]

Member, NDMA reviews disaster preparedness in J&K

  Srinagar, Jun 1: Member, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Lt General N C Marwah along with Chief Secretary B B Vyas Friday chaired a meeting here to review the disaster preparedness and implementation of the Centrally Sponsored Schemes of NDMA in Jammu and Kashmir. Vice-Chairman, J&K IMPARD, Financial Commissioner, Revenue, ADG CD, HG, SDRF, […]

Veeri reviews performance under Integrated Watershed Management Programme

  Srinagar, Jun 1: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Rehman Veeri has said that the Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) provides a framework to integrate Natural Resource Management with community livelihoods in a sustainable way. He said that every possible effort needs to be put in for its effective implementation and to […]

House panel discusses PSC functioning

Srinagar, Jun 1: A meeting of the Committee on Subordinate Legislation of Legislative Council was held under the Chairmanship of MLC Ashok Khajuria here today. Legislators, Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo, Dr Shehnaz Ganai and Vikram Randhawa attended the meeting and gave their suggestions to further improve the functioning of the Committee. Threadbare discussions were held on […]

MVD suspends permits of 12 maxi cabs

  Srinagar, Jun 1: A team of Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) headed by ARTO Srinagar today carried out raids at Batmaloo, Bemina Crossing, Moominabad, and Tengapora Byepass to check illegal entries of Maxi cabs into the erstwhile bus stand Batmaloo. The drive was carried out on the directions of Transport Commissioner Saugat Biswas and was […]

Altaf lays foundation of Commercial Taxes Office in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jun 1: Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today laid foundation stone of commercial tax office complex at Solina Srinagar. The five storey building will come up at the cost of Rs 35.75 crore and JK Projects Construction Corporation Limited will execute the project while Creations Architects Engineers and Planners […]