Police in dock over arrest of two middle-aged women in Chadoora

Srinagar, Sept. 16 -- Anger has swept across the Chadoora area of Budgam district after cops arrested two middle-aged women and lodged them in an 'all-male' police station overnight. Locals said two ... Read More

Kashmir's Sopore tense after youth's death

Sopore, Sept. 16 -- Family cries 'custodial killing', police say he escaped during night Tension has gripped Sopore town after a 23-year-old youth allegedly died in custody. Irfan Ahmad Dar was alle... Read More

Doval walks out of SCO meet over new Pakistan map

New Delhi, Sept. 16 -- National Security Advisor of the government, Ajit Doval =walked out in protest from Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) virtual meeting where Islamabad projected a fictitiou... Read More

Bill Gates Sr, father of Microsoft co-founder, dies at 94

San Francisco, Sept. 16 -- Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has lost his father William H. Gates II, a lawyer and philanthropist. He was 94. Gates died peacefully at his beach home in Washington state... Read More

India's GDP expected to contract 9% in FY21: ADB

New Delhi, Sept. 15 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday projected a 9 per cent contraction of the Indian economy in the financial year 2020-21, revising its outlook within three months as t... Read More

Cricket on the edge: A Kashmir hillock turned into a pitch with one of the world's scariest boundaries

Diehard cricketer, Sept. 15 -- The fielders have to be on their toes here. A cover drive, cut, or a just a heave by a right-hander has to be stopped knowing exactly where the boundary ends. You have t... Read More

Kashmir Editors Guild elects new body, Sajjad Haider president

Srinagar, Sept. 15 -- Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) Tuesday elected its new body for a two-year mandate. The media body elected Sajjad Haider as its president, Masood Hussain as secretary general, Shafa... Read More

KEG condemns use of force against scribes

Srinagar, Sept. 15 -- Kashmir Editors' Guild (KEG) has condemned the use of force against the scribes who were covering the gun battle at Marwal Pampore. At least one of them, Kamran Yousuf, was injur... Read More

NC MPs seek parliament discussion on J&K situation post 370 abrogation, raise issue of slow probe in Shopian-Rajouri case

New Delhi, Sept. 15 -- Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Members of Parliament led by Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday called on Speaker Lok Sabha, Om Birla and sought discussion on the situation of Jam... Read More

Govt kicks off process for holding elections to vacant Panchayat seats in J&K

Srinagar, Sept. 15 -- Jammu and Kashmir government has kicked off the process for holding elections to vacant Panchayat and Block Development Council (BDC) seats in the union territory. The administr... Read More