Couple die of electrocution in Poonch amid heavy rains

Couple die of electrocution in Poonch amid heavy rains

Poonch: An old couple died of electrocution amid heavy rains in Surankote area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir last night. Station House Officer (SHO) Surankote Mohd Anzar Mir told GNS that late Sunday night heavy rains occurred in the area as a result of which the couple tried to prevent the flash floods […]

Law Deptt calls for regular monitoring of cases pending in courts

Law Deptt calls for regular monitoring of cases pending in courts

Srinagar: J&K Government has asked its legal counsels to inform the Law Department on weekly basis about all such cases where the Chief Secretary is required to submit a response. “It is impressed upon all the Administrative Secretaries, Law Officers posted in various Departments Senior AAGs, AAGs, DAGs, Government Advocates and Standing Counsels that the […]

Governor writes to PM, seeks extension of NEIDS incentives to JK

Governor writes to PM, seeks extension of NEIDS incentives to JK

Srinagar: To give a push to investment and industrialization in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N N Vohra has urged the Government of India to extend to the State, the incentives available under North East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS)-2017. The Governor has, through separate communications addressed to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister, Piyush […]

PTI names Imran Khan as prime minister

PTI names Imran Khan as prime minister

Islamabad: ) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Monday named its chairman Imran Khan as the candidate for the office of the prime minister. At a meeting of elected members of the National Assembly here, party vice president Shah Mehmood Qureshi moved the resolution nominating Khan as PTI’s candidate for the country’s top office, which was accepted. The […]

Rahul demands probe into NEET candidates’ data leak

Rahul demands probe into NEET candidates’ data leak

New Delhi: Expressing concern over the data breach of students who had appeared for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) earlier this year, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday sought a probe into the leak. According to the official handle of the Congress, Mr Rahul Gandhi wrote to CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal expressing ‘shock’ […]

Ousted PM Sharif refuses hospitalisation

Ousted PM Sharif refuses hospitalisation

Islamabad: Incarcerated ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has refused to shift to a hospital despite being advised by doctors. The former premier insisted that medical treatment be provided to him in prison, Pakistan daily Dawn quoted an official of Adiala jail saying on condition of anonymity on Monday. According to the official, the jail authorities […]

UN rights chief criticizes Israel over Gaza killings

UN rights chief criticizes Israel over Gaza killings

United Nations: The UN human rights chief sharply criticized Israel on Monday, calling recent killings by its soldiers during Palestinian demonstrations along the Gaza border fence “shocking.” Recent months have seen an uptick in violence on Israel’s border with Gaza and violent clashes at weekly protests. Friday saw the killing of an IDF soldier by […]

Forest fires kill at least 7 in Greek near Athens

Forest fires kill at least 7 in Greek near Athens

Greeek: The worst Greek forest fires in a decade burned at least seven people to death near Athens on Monday as they attempted to flee in their cars or on foot. Reports said that four dead on a road in the community of Mati about 29 km (18 miles) east of Athens. The popular tourist […]

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