Preventive detention is undemocratic: High Court

Preventive detention is undemocratic: High Court

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ruled that preventive detention is undemocratic and violates the fundamental principle of Criminal Jurisprudence.

BOSE overstretched, to conduct 5 exams in 2 months

BOSE overstretched, to conduct 5 exams in 2 months

The JK Board of School Education (BOSE) is under pressure after being assigned to conduct five crucial exams of 10th, 11th and 12th from October to November this year, leaving majority of students wondering about the efficacy of the exams.

Hurriyat (G) slams police ‘atrocities’ in south Kashmir

Hurriyat (G) slams police ‘atrocities’ in south Kashmir

Concerned over the alleged atrocities on people especially youth by the police in south Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference (G) today threatened public protests in case the police continued ‘to perpetrate excesses on youth.’

5 injured in Handwara bear attack

Five persons were injured in a bear attack in Qaziabad tehsil of Handwara on Thursday where people later took to streets and protested against the wildlife department.

Disabled go on hunger strike

Members of Jammu and Kashmir Handicapped Association Thursday started indefinite hunger strike to attract the attention of authorities towards their grievances.

Ration distribution as per new survey from Sept

Minister for CA&PD, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, has directed CA&PD authorities for early lifting and stocking of food-grains as per updated list to various sale outlets so that ration distribution is started as per the fresh survey by next month.

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Brari Nambal conservation in limbo

Brari Nambal conservation in limbo

Failure of Government to restore Brari Nambal in Shaher-e-Khaas to its pristine glory is taking a heavy toll on the lagoon—which is on the verge of extinction due to unabated pollution.

JKSRTC to ply high-tech buses in city

JKSRTC to ply high-tech buses in city

Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) will soon ply high-tech buses in the summer capital.

Saaz Te Awaaz: 3 teams from Budgam top second round

Saaz Te Awaaz: 3 teams from Budgam top second round

Three teams from Central Kashmir’s Budgam district Thursday topped the second round of ongoing inter school Kashmiri musical competition Shirin: Saaz te Awaaz at Delhi Public School here.

Bemina residents seek cleaning of drains

The residents of Nund Resh Colony-A, Bemina have demanded cleaning of drains.

Firdousabad inhabitants resent stopping of macadamisation

Inhabitants of Firdousabad Batamaloo locality here have expressed resentment over stopping of of macadamisation main road there.

NATA demands repair of Bota Kadal-Bahrar road

Nigeen Tourist Traders Association (NTTA) on Thursday demanded repairs of Bota Kadal to Bahrar road.

Jitendra calls for enrolment of more women in PMBSY in JK

Jitendra calls for enrolment of more women in PMBSY in JK

Union Minister Jitendra Singh today batted for enrolment of more women under the ambit of Centre’s ambitious flagship social security programme, Pradhan Mantri Bima Suraksha Yojna (PMBSY), in Jammu and Kashmir.

PaK refugees seek Rahul’s help over

PaK refugees seek Rahul’s help over

Accusing the Modi government of “scuttling” their ‘one-time settlement’ funds, PaK refugees met with Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, urging him to put pressure on the Centre to release the Rs 25 lakhs per family grant.

India capable of giving befitting reply to Pakistan: BJP

India capable of giving befitting reply to Pakistan: BJP

National president of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Minority Morcha, Abdul Rashid Ansari today said India is capable of giving befitting reply to Pakistan for repeated ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Thajiwara annual yatra on Aug 29

The annual festival and yatra of Pracheen cave of Lord Shiva at Thajiwara Bijbehara in Anantnag district will be held on 29th of this month on the eve of Shravan-Puranmashi.

Rahul hits out at PM Modi for breaking poll promises

All India Congress Committee (AICC) Vice President, Rahul Gandhi today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not keeping election promises and maintaining silence over Pakistan firing on borders.

Naved makes confessional statement before court

LeT militant Muhammad Naved Yakub made a confessional statement before a magistrate here today regarding the role of the militant outfit in carrying out strikes like the Udhampur attack in Jammu and Kashmir.

JKP hockey team felicitated

JKP hockey team felicitated

Inspector General of Police (IGP) IR Kashmir Sunil Kumar today felicitated J&K Police hockey team for their outstanding performance in the recently concluded hockey tournaments.

Aspirants seek implementation of Rehbar-e-Khel scheme

Aspirants seek implementation of Rehbar-e-Khel scheme

Scores of aspiring physical education teachers Tuesday held protests at Press Enclave here, demanding implementation of the Rehber-e-Khail scheme.

15-15 cricket tourney

15-15 cricket tourney

This is the third consecutive time when J&K lifted the title since the beginning of this annual event in 2013”, an association handout said.

Experts rue ‘distortion’ of league football in JK

While football leagues world-over are played in a particular format with every team getting chance to have a go at every other side, JK’s football governing authorities have ‘distorted’ the format by dividing the league into groups.

HC issues notice to govt, Sania on Khel Ratna issue

Karnataka high court on Wednesday found substance in the claim of Para-athlete H N Girisha challenging the recommendation of Sania Mirza for the prestigious Khel Ratna award and issued notices to sports ministry and the tennis ace herself.

Director General chairs YS&S deptt officers’ meet

Calling for renewed vigour to conduct sports related activities in the state, Director General of Youth Services & Sports department Jahangir Mir today asked officers of the department to ensure every possible effort for smooth conduct of national level championship being conducted at Jammu in near future.

Feel good to see revival in Marathi cinema: Naseeruddin Shah

Feel good to see revival in Marathi cinema: Naseeruddin Shah

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who made his debut in the Marathi film industry with Umesh Kulkarni's 2011 film “Deool”, has given the thumbs up to the director's latest venture “Highway - Ek Selfie Aarpaar” calling the forthcoming film an inspiring one

Women are treated badly in the industry: Kangana Ranaut

Women are treated badly in the industry: Kangana Ranaut

She is the reigning queen of Bollywood but Kangana Ranaut is not ready to forget or forgive the way she was treated as a struggler and the actress says it is high time people changed their attitude towards women.

'Queen' helped in shaping my career: Lisa Haydon

'Queen' helped in shaping my career: Lisa Haydon

The model-turned-actress, who made her acting debut with the 2010 film “Aisha”, was last seen on the big screen in “Shaukeens”. Her next film is “Houseful 3” where she will be seen sharing screen space with Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan and many more.

Deepti Naval, Shekhar Suman to celebrate love on stage

Two theatre productions "Gardish Mein Taare" and "Ek Mulaqat" - starring Arif Zakaria-Sonali Kulkarni and Shekhar Suman-Deepti Naval - will bring alive the love and life of Guru Dutt-Geeta Dutt and Sahir Ludhianvi-Amrita Pritam.

Five Top Home Remedies to Get Rid of Blackheads

People have to cope with myriads of skin problems in life and some of them can be quite commonplace and recurring.

Nawazuddin thanks government for honouring Dashrath Manjhi

Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's announcement to release a stamp on Bihar's mountain man Dashrath Manjhi "a great gesture", Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who played Manjhi in the recently-released film "Manjhi - The Mountain Man", says he is thankful to the government.

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