Loss making SRTC no more trust worthy for Govt

Loss making SRTC no more trust worthy for Govt

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Dec 24: Government seems no more trusting on the loss-making State Road Transport Corporation that has become a burden on the state exchequer. This could be gauged that government is going to purchase a new fleet of buses and ply on roads for which authorities are mulling to give the role to […]

Nawaz Sharif gets seven years in jail in corruption case

Nawaz Sharif gets seven years in jail in corruption case

Islamabad, Dec 24: An accountability court in Pakistan on Monday handed ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seven years in jail and a fine of $2.5 million in a corruption case. Accountability Court II Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik announced the short verdict in the two remaining corruption cases against the Sharif family, after reserving the decision […]

J&K in 2018: Political tussle, central rule, horrific rape

Srinagar, Dec 23: Jammu and Kashmir saw political turmoil in 2018 after the PDP-BJP coalition collapsed, necessitating imposition of Governor’s rule in the state and subsequently President’s rule, and was also rocked by a horrific incident of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl. Though militant-related activities in the state resulted in the loss of […]

India most tolerant country in the world: Rajnath

India most tolerant country in the world: Rajnath

Lucknow, Dec 23: Rebuffing allegations that intolerance was rising in the country, Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said there was no nation in the world as tolerant as India. Singh, who was in Lucknow to attend the 114th foundation day of King George’s Medical University, told reporters: “The tolerance that exists in India, […]

Will fight for restoring Article 370 to its pristine form: Sajad Lone

Will fight for restoring Article 370 to its pristine form: Sajad Lone

Former MLA Baqir Rizvi, PDP Spokesperson join Peoples Conference Jammu, Dec 24: Peoples Conference chief Sajad Gani Lone on Sunday pledged to safeguard and restore constitutionally granted special status of Jammu and Kashmir to its original form. “We are committed to safeguarding Article 35-A and Article 370 from any further erosion and will support all […]

Pak Army chief backs Imran Khan’s peace initiatives

Pak Army chief backs Imran Khan’s peace initiatives

Karachi, Dec 23: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has backed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s peace initiatives, saying the new government has extended a hand of peace and friendship towards India with utmost sincerity but it should not be taken as Islamabad’s weakness. Addressing the passing out parade of Midshipmen and Short Service Course […]

Normal life crippled in south Kashmir against killing of militants

Srinagar, Dec 23: Normal life was crippled on Sunday as shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads in many areas in south Kashmir, where six militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama on Saturday. However, train service, including via south Kashmir, resumed in the valley on […]

Train service resumes in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 23: Train service resumed on Sunday after remaining suspended for a day in Kashmir valley, where six militants were killed in an encounter which ensued after security forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Saturday. “We have resumed train service in the valley since this […]

Intense cold wave continues in Kashmir; Drass freezes at minus 17.3 degree

Intense cold wave continues in Kashmir; Drass freezes at minus 17.3 degree

Srinagar, Dec 23: There was still no respite from chilly weather conditions even as there was slight improvement in the night temperature though the mercury settled several degrees below freezing point in Kashmir valley. Meanwhile, all the water bodies, including ponds and khuls, were frozen in Ladakh, where the border area of Drass, which is […]

Municipal committees, councils accuse govt of not providing funds

Srinagar, Dec 23: Newly elected municipal committees and councils in Kashmir accused Sunday the government of not providing funds and other facilities required for development of wards. The local bodies have decided to approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Governor S P Malik to seek help in this regard, Anantnag Municipal […]