‘SC observation on turban infringement in religious affairs’


Kashmir: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) on Monday reacted to the observations made by the Supreme Court of India regarding wearing of turban by the members of Sikh community. The APSCC has termed it as an “infringement” in the religious affairs. The Supreme Court on Friday asked is wearing a turban integral to Sikh

J-K coaching centres to remains shut for next three months

J-K coaching centres to remains shut for next three months. In wake of the continuous protest in the Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to shut the coaching centres for next three months. Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Altaf Bukhari, while talking to the media, said that the state government is focusing on

Patiala MP counters HP CM on riparian laws Patiala MP counters HP CM on riparian laws

Patiala – Patiala Member Parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvira Gandhi has described the demand by Himachal Pardesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur for royalty for river waters from Punjab, as illogical and against the provisions of law. Dr Gandhi in a statement issued here on Thursday while agreeing that Punjab and Himachal Pradesh are co-riparian states in

Terrorists attack police station in J-K’s Shopian district

Terrorists attack police station in J-K’s Shopian district. Terrorists on Tuesday morning attacked a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. After firing several rounds, the militants managed to flee away.However, no casualties and injuries have been reported yet. The area has been cordoned. Further details are awaited.

SC says interim order on screening of Nanak Shah Fakir to continue SC doesn’t favour CBI probe into Kathua rape-cum-murder case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday did not favour handing over the investigation into the rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua from the crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police to the CBI as her father expressed satisfaction over the investigation carried out so far. “In the absence of any allegation, why

PM leaves for five-day visit to Sweden, UK, Germany
Attack on Parmish Verma: Gangster’s aide held from Baddi

Attack on Parmish Verma: Gangster’s aide held from Baddi. A day after Punjabi singer Parmish Verma and his friend Kulwant Singh Chahal were shot at, the police on Sunday arrested an aide of gangster Dilpreet Singh Dhahan alias Dilpreet Baba. Sources said the accused had been identified as Harvinder Singh alias Happy (26). He was

Kathua rape victim’s father approaches SC seeking security, transfer of case

Kathua rape victim’s father approaches SC seeking security, transfer of case. The father of the eight-year-old Kathua victim who was allegedly drugged, tortured, and gang-raped in a village temple for a week in January this year, has approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of the case outside Jammu and Kashmir. The victim’s father has approached

Man abducted by pirates in Nigeria thanks Indian Govt for his return

Man abducted by pirates in Nigeria thanks Indian Govt for his return. A man abducted by pirates, while he was working on a ship in Nigeria, returned to his home in Palampur’s Malog after 73 days in captivity on Sunday. Speaking to ANI, Ajay Kumar thanked the Government of India and Chief Minister Jairam Thakur

Kathua case: JK CM lauds people for dismissing communal forces

Kathua case: JK CM lauds people for dismissing communal forces. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lauded the people of Jammu for dismissing communal forces and their unwavering support for justice to an eight-year-old girl who was raped and killed in Kathua. “I commend the manner in which the people of Jammu dismissed communal forces and

A Pilgrimage to Derthu Can Give You Wordshworhian Bliss
A Pilgrimage to ‘Derthu’ is a Wordshworhian Bliss in Woods

Jagdish Bali Nestled in the Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh that signifies the province laden with snow is rich in nature’s beauty and bounty. Here nature showcases itself in different aspects and phenomena. Impossible for the lovers of nature to ignore the fascinating invitation of the snow-capped hills, vast valleys, inviting grounds, dense forests, exhilarating glades, charming

Kangra accident: PM Modi condoles death of victims, CM announces ex-gratia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of people in Kangra bus accident which claimed lives of 29 people including 26 children. At least 29 people were killed and several injured on Monday after a bus of Wazir Ram Singh Pathania Memorial school fell into a deep cleft near Nurpur area in Kangra

HP: 27 school kids among 30 killed in accident.
HP: 27 school kids among 30 killed in accident

Shimla/Dharamshala – As many as 30 persons, including 27 students, were killed on Monday when a private school bus fell into a gorge in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Superintendent of Police Santosh Patyal confirmed the deaths. All the dead students were below the age of 10. The bus driver and two teachers were among the

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police nabs three from Himachal Pradesh. Three people from Una district of Himachal Pradesh have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 economics paper leak. The arrested accused have been identified as Rakesh Kumar (commerce lecturer), clerk Amit Sharma and class IV

Shimla gets its first grid-connected solar plant

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur recently inaugurated the first grid-connected solar power plant in Shimla having a capacity of 35 KW, installed on the rooftop of the Department of Environment, Science and Technology. The power generated by the solar plant would be consumed by the building and remaining power would be sold to

Water level increases in canals as the water flow stopped to Pakistan

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 6: Amid the news of water level going down hazardously in the Punjab, there is good news that water level of Bhakhra has gone up to 22.23 feet above. The main reason for this development is to stop the water flowing to Pakistan. In the rainy days, approximately 500 Cusic water

Kathua DC's one affirmative step against education mafia
Kathua DC’s one affirmative step against education mafia

Whereas, parents of students studying in private schools in district Kathua has raised the issue of overcharging of school fees in the shape of admission fee while promoting students to next classes. Besides, charging building development fund etc.Moreover, it has also come to notice of government of Jammu and Kashmir that management of private schools

J-K: Seven terrorists gunned down in Dargad encounter
J-K: Seven terrorists gunned down in Dargad encounter

J-K: Seven terrorists gunned down in Dargad encounter. In the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Shopian’s Dargad village, bodies of seven terrorists including top commanders have been recovered. Two encounters broke out on Sunday, one each in Shopian’s Dragad and Kachdoora villages. Reportedly, two army personnel have also been injured in each

Sushma swaraj meets families of 39 Indians missing in Iraq
Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: MoS V.K. Singh

Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: MoS V.K. Singh.  Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General (Retd) V.K. Singh said that the legal procedures of obtaining the mortal remains of the 39 Indians killed in Iraq has been completed and New Delhi was waiting for Baghdad to give the green signal.

Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to unprecedented crowd

Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to unprecedented crowd. The pilgrimage yatra to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Shrine has been suspended from the Katra base camp here in Reasi district. The decision was taken in lieu of an unprecedented rush of pilgrims. An official from the Shrine Board stated that the ticket counter had

Kin of 39 Indians killed in Iraq mourn

Kin of 39 Indians killed in Iraq mourn . Kin of 39 missing Indians in Iraq on Tuesday mourned the death of their near and dear ones after the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj broke this news in the Rajya Sabha.  Some of the families have expressed anguish that till now Swaraj continued to assure