Sebi directs Sahara group, its chief Subrata Roy to refund Rs 141 bn

Mumbai, Nov 1: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has barred Sahara India Commercial Corporation (SICCL), its chief Subrata Roy Sahara and 13 other persons from dealing in the securities market for a period of four years, directly or indirectly, for allegedly breaching securities norms by raising money from the market through optionally […]

2 militants killed in Budgam encounter

2 militants killed in Budgam encounter

Srinagar, Nov 1: Polcie on Thursday said that two militants were killed here in an encounter with security forces at Zugoo Arizal in central Kashmir’s Budgam. A police official said  that a joint party of Army’s 55RR, CRPF and J&K Police launched a cordon and search operation at Zugoo Arizal this morning after receiving intelligence […]

India, Pakistan spar at UN over Kashmir issue

India, Pakistan spar at UN over Kashmir issue

United Nations, Oct 31: India has slammed Pakistan for raising the Kashmir issue at a UN General Assembly session, saying it has become Islamabad’s habit to misuse any forum for “narrow political gains” and asserting that the right to self-determination cannot be abused to undermine a nation’s territorial integrity. First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission […]

Those engaged in corruption are defaming Kashmiris: Malik

Jammu, Oct 31: Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday hit out at those who blame him for “defaming Kashmiris” by talking about “corruption”, saying those engaged in corruption are the ones defaming the people of the state. “If any political leader says I am defaming Kashmiris by talking about corruption in Kashmir, it is wrong,” Malik […]

Dilbag Singh appointed full-time DG of JK Police

Dilbag Singh appointed full-time DG of JK Police

Jammu, Oct 31: Dilbag Singh was appointed Wednesday as the full-time director general of the Jammu and Kashmir Police as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court, officials said here. Singh took over as interim chief of the state police force on September 6 after his predecessor S P Vaid, caught in a verbal duel […]

Restoration of normalcy, healing wounds my priority: DGP

Srinagar, Oct 31: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh hours after getting SAC nod for his full time appointment on the top police post said that restoration of normalcy and healing of wounds caused by the unrest would be his top priorities. Talking to a news agency, the Director General of Police […]

Pak troops violates ceasefire at LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar, Oct 31: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by resorted to unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector and Karnah sector in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara. Official sources said, Pakistani troops violated 2003 ceasefire and resorted to firing with automatic weapons, targeting forward posts and villages on this side of […]

Vohra’s cancellation directions set aside

College locations approved by Mehbooba Govt randomly changed Srinagar, Oct 31: Though N N Vohra, the former Governor had directed the cancellation of the orders issued for establishing Degree Colleges in Jammu and Kashmir by the previous Mehbooba led PDP-BJP coalition government but after taking charge the Governor Satya Pal Malik has through State Administrative […]

Panchayat elections more challenging than ULB polls: Security agencies

Panchayat elections more challenging than ULB polls: Security agencies

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Oct 31: As the authorities are gearing up for upcoming Panchayat elections, the security forces here said that these elections would be more challenging than the recently held Urban Local Body (ULB) polls. One of the top government officials said that ahead of the Panchayat elections the authorities are in the process […]