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Pakistan SC directs alternate space for Imrans long march

Islamabad, May 25 Pakistan Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the government to provide an alternate space for Imran Khans long march towards Islamabad and also ordered both to find a solution together.According to ARY News, the three-member apex court while hearing a petition against the blockade of roads in the federal capital directed the chief []

25 May 2022 3:29 pm
Sibal quits Congress, to fight RS poll with SP support

Lucknow, May 25 Former Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday filed his nominations for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections with support from the Samajwadi Party.SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and party General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav accompanied Sibal during his filing of nomination.Sibal has filed his nomination as an Independent candidate.After completing the process, Sibal disclosed []

25 May 2022 3:25 pm
Biden and other leaders call for more action after Texas school shooting

Washington, May 25 US President Biden expressed anger, disappointment and pain over the Texas elementary school shooting that killed at least 18 children, Al Jazeera reported on Wednesday.President Biden called for new restrictions on firearms after a gunman massacred 18 children at a Texas elementary school. We have to act, Biden said, asking When in []

25 May 2022 9:39 am
Love Yourself: Nikita Bhaduri

Nikita Bhaduri is an emerging interior Designer and Fitness Personality. In an exclusive interview with Kashmir Media Watch, she talks to Rameez Makhdoomi. A bit about your early days? So originally I am a Bengali girl from Kolkata but now I live in Pune. My schooling was from Ramakrishna Sarada Mission. I am not a []

25 May 2022 9:37 am
Lt Governor visits Rahul Bhats family in Jammu

Jammu, May 24: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today visited the family of Rahul Bhat, who was killed by terrorists in Budgam on May 12, and expressed his condolences. The Lt Governor said the administration stand shoulder to shoulder with the bereaved family in this hour of grief and assured the family members of all the []

24 May 2022 10:14 pm
Monkeypox cases in France rise to 3

Paris, May 24 The French Public Health Agency reported two new cases of monkeypox in the country on Monday.Frances first case was reported on May 20. The patient did not travel to any other country that had registered monkeypox cases recently.The Public Health Agency noted that the three cases have not any direct link with []

24 May 2022 5:20 pm
Anti-Americanism rising in Pakistan: Imran

Islamabad, May 24 Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that anti-Americanism was growing in Pakistan after it became public knowledge that the US orchestrated his ouster from the countrys top post.In an interview with CNN, Khan removed from office in a no-confidence vote in April has repeatedly claimed that Donald Lu, []

24 May 2022 5:14 pm
Worship cant be legally allowed in Qutub Minar: Archaeological Survey of India

New Delhi, May 24 Opposing a plea seeking permission to restore and worship Hindu and Jain temples in the Qutub Minar complex, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) said no infringement in name of fundamental rights can be done on the site of archaeological importance protected by them.The ASI, in response to an application filed []

24 May 2022 3:50 pm
Punjab CM ousts Singla from cabinet

Chandigarh, May 24 Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday dismissed Health Minister Dr Vijay Singla for seeking one per cent commission in the department headed by him.My government is having zero tolerance towards corruption and no one, howsoever affluent he may be, will be allowed to continue such malpractices, the Chief Minister said.Mann categorically []

24 May 2022 3:45 pm
Jacquelines song Ra Ra Rakkamma out

Mumbai, May 24 Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez on Tuesday dropped the first song Ra Ra Rakkamma from her upcoming mystery thriller movie Vikrant Rona with southern actor Kiccha Sudeepa.Jacqueline shared the first Hindi lyrical video of her song Ra Ra Rakkamma on her Instagram stories. On Monday, she had shared the Kannada lyric video of []

24 May 2022 3:34 pm
Asia Cup: Bangladesh deal 2-1 blow to Oman

Jakarta, May 24 A vibrant Bangladesh dealt a 2-1 blow to Oman in their Pool B encounter at the Hero Asia Cup here at the sprawling GBK Sports Arena on Tuesday.It was a pleasant win for Bangladesh as they had, a fortnight ago, lost to them in the Asian Games qualifier.In Tuesdays match, Bangladesh thrust []

24 May 2022 3:10 pm
Pakistan: IHC restricts govt from harassing PTI workers, leaders

Islamabad, May 24 The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday passed orders restricting the federal government from needlessly harassing PTI leaders and workers and issued notices to the Islamabad inspector general of police, chief commissioner and deputy commissioner in this regard, Dawn reported.Make sure that no one is harassed needlessly, the court said, but stopped []

24 May 2022 3:05 pm
Putin trying to extinguish a culture: Biden

Tokyo May 24 US President Joe Biden on Tuesday came down heavily upon Russia at the start of the Quad Leaders Summit saying the Russias Ukraine war is not mere a European but a global issue and Russia is trying to extinguish a culture hitting schools and museums.This is more than just a European issue. []

24 May 2022 12:56 pm
French Open: Osaka ousted in first round

Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka of Japan suffered an opening round exit from the French Open after losing to Americas Amanda Anisimova on Monday.Anisimova defeated Osaka 7-5, 6-4 in 1 hour and 30 minutes.At the Australian Open in January, Anisimova saved two match points before ousting Osaka 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the third []

23 May 2022 5:51 pm
Imran wants to plunge Pakistan into civil war: Shehbaz

Islamabad, May 23 Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif accused former prime minister and PTI chairman Imran Khan of trying to incite a civil war in the country, and warned him that the nation will hold him by the collar for his nefarious designs, Dawn reported on Monday.Imran Niazi wants to initiate a civil war in []

23 May 2022 5:41 pm
US will intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan: Biden

Tokyo, May 23 US President Biden has said that the US will get involved militarily to defend Taiwan if China tries to take it by force, issuing a stark warning to Beijing during his first trip to Asia as commander in chief, The New York Times reported on Monday.Yes. Thats the commitment we made, Biden []

23 May 2022 5:37 pm
PM Modi interacts with Japanese business leaders

Tokyo, May 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Japanese business leaders and discussed ways to enhance cooperation and opportunities for investment in India.The business leaders PM met with included, Nobuhiro Endo, Chairman, NEC Corporation; Tadashi Yanai, Chairman/President and CEO, UNIQLO; Osamu Suzuki, Adviser, Suzuki Motor Corporation and Masayoshi Son, Board Director at Softbank []

23 May 2022 4:34 pm
PM talks setting up of production facilities for electric vehicles with Suzuki head

Tokyo May 23Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Suzuki Motor Corporation Senior Advisor Osamu Suzuki on Monday discussed investment opportunities in India including setting up of production facilities for electric vehicles and batteries.They discussed further investment opportunities in India including setting up of production facilities for electric vehicles and batteries as well recycling centres, for realising []

23 May 2022 4:30 pm
Lt Governor attends Chetna Awards-2022 ceremony at New Delhi

New Delhi, May 22: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today conferred Chetna Awards-2022 to honour the contribution of changemakers in social transformation, at IHC New Delhi. The Lt Governor congratulated all the award winners for their exemplary commitment and dedication to selfless service. It was an honour and a privilege to felicitate Indias best and most []

22 May 2022 7:07 pm
Lt Governor reviews preparation for Amarnathji Yatra

Srinagar, May 21: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha reviewed the preparations for Shri Amarnathji Yatra at a high-level meeting in Raj Bhawan today. The meeting was attended by DCs, SSPs and officials of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB). The Lt Governor said that it is the priority of the administration to ensure best facilities for the []

21 May 2022 10:04 pm
Centre cuts excise duty on petrol by Rs 8, diesel by Rs 6 per litre

New Delhi, May 21 Providing major relief to common man from high fuel prices, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced that the central excise duty on petrol will be slashed by Rs 8 per litre and on diesel by Rs 6 per litre.The Minister said it will reduce the price of petrol by Rs []

21 May 2022 8:19 pm
Congress fighting against polarisation: Rahul

New Delhi, May 21 Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, who has been accusing the ruling BJP of doing divisive politics, on Saturday said the grand old party wasfighting against polarisation.We are fighting against polarisation. The ideological battle is between the national vision of the RSS and of the Congress. We are bringing people together, he said []

21 May 2022 2:51 pm
Pakistan PM, son to face court in sugar scam case

Islamabad, May Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his son & Punjab Province Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz will face hearing in a money-laundering case in the special court on Saturday.The father-son duo has arrived in the court, along with Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, amid tight security. They are likely to be indicted in the case []

21 May 2022 2:39 pm
Ramban Under Construction Tunnel Collapsed

Srinagar, May 20: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha is constantly monitoring the situation in Ramban where 09 people are still feared to be trapped. The Lt Governor also chaired a high-level meeting with senior officials at the Civil Secretariat and discussed the progress of rescue operations. The rescue operation was started last night with District, Police []

20 May 2022 7:57 pm
Div Com Jammu hands over Appointment letter, Ex gratia amount to Rahul Bhats family

JAMMU, MAY 18: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, alongwith Additional Director General of Police Jammu, Mukesh Singh, today handed over appointment letter and Ex gratia amount to the family of Rahul Bhat.The Government has sanctioned compassionate appointment of Smt. Meenakshi Raina W/o Late Rahul Bhat R/o Sangrampora Beerwah Budgam, under SRO-43 of 1994. She has []

19 May 2022 12:40 am
Pakistani TikToker flayed over forest fire

Islamabad, May 18 A Pakistan TikToker with millions of followers drew flak from the public and greens over posting a video by a forest fire in Islamabads Margalla Hills.Humaira Asghar, who has more than 11 million followers on TikTok, posted a clip of herself walking playfully in a silver ball gown in front of a []

18 May 2022 5:50 pm
Deeply saddened over SC verdict on Rajiv Gandhis assassin: Cong

New Delhi, May 18 CongressGeneral Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala expressed disappointmentover the Supreme Court verdict to free the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhis assassin and said we are deeply saddened by the decision.If this way those guilty of terrorism and assassination are going to bereleased than who will uphold the majestic and integrity of the []

18 May 2022 5:43 pm
Matthew is England White-Ball Head Coach

London, May 18 The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday announced that it has appointed Matthew Mott as the England Mens White-Ball Head Coach.The 48-year-old has signed a four-year agreement and is expected to be in place for Englands three-match ODI series against The Netherlands in Amsterdam next month.The ECBs selection panel of []

18 May 2022 4:51 pm
12 killed in Guj factory wall collapse, PM, CM express grief

Morbi (Gujarat), May 18 Twelve labourers, including five women, were killed on Wednesday in a wall collapse of a salt factory in Morbi district of Gujarat.The labourers lost their lives after the wall of Sagar Salt Factory inside the Halvad industrial area within the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) limit came down around noon.Several people []

18 May 2022 4:36 pm
Amit Shah reviewed preparations for the Amarnath Yatra at a high level meeting in New Delhi

New Delhi, May 17: Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah reviewed the preparations for Amarnath Yatra at a high level meeting in New Delhi today. The meeting was attended by the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha, the Union Home Secretary, the Director of Intelligence Bureau, the Chief Secretary of Jammu and []

17 May 2022 6:29 pm
Doctor Strange 2 tops N American box office for 2nd straight weekend

Los Angeles, May Disneys presentation of Marvels superhero film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness easily maintained its reign in North America, adding an estimated 61 million US dollars during its second weekend of release.After 10 days on the big screen, the film has grossed 291.9 million dollars in North America for a global []

16 May 2022 4:01 pm
Ukrainian troops defending Kharkiv reach Russian border

Kyiv, May 16 A Ukrainian unit fighting against the Russian troops in north of Kharkiv celebrated victory on Monday as they reached the Russian border.According to CNN, a video released by the unit showed a small group carrying a blue and yellow stake to the border line and said, Mr President, we made it!The military []

16 May 2022 3:50 pm
BJP bulldozers Indias biggest destruction: Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 16 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of planning the biggest destruction of independent India by unleashing bulldozers to raze alleged illegal homes and shops that will leave 63 lakh people homeless.While the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief clarified that his party was also against []

16 May 2022 3:41 pm
Modi, Deuba visit Mayadevi temple in Lumbini

New Delhi, May 16 Prime Ministers Narendra Modi of India and Sher Bahadur Deuba of Nepal on Monday visited the Mayadevi temple at Lumbini in Nepal as the first stop of the Indian leaders one-day visit to the birthplace of Lord Buddha.Deubas spouse Dr. Arzu Rana Deuba also accompanied them.The tow leaders paid their respects []

16 May 2022 3:21 pm
Srikanth commemorates Thomas Cup feat

New Delhi, May 16 An elated Kidambi Srikanth commemorated the historic Thomas Cup triumph in a social media post on Monday and called it a result of pure resilience and mental health.Taking to Twitter, the 29-year-old shuttler shared a heartfelt note in which he wrote: The journey to this podium is nothing short of once []

16 May 2022 3:06 pm
Another shooting in US kills 1, 4 critical

Washington, May 16 Day after 10 people were killed in a shooting incident in US Buffalo city, one person was killed and four critically injured in a shooting at a church in California.Orange County Sheriffs Department said, Dispatch received call of a shooting inside Geneva Presbyterian Church at 1:26 pm (on Sunday). Four victims have []

16 May 2022 3:04 pm
Mundaka Fire: Authorities identify seven of 27 dead bodies

New Delhi, May 14 The authorities have identified 7 out of the 27 people who were killed in a massive fire in Mundaka area of West Delhi on Friday.The bodies retrieved by Delhi Police and Fire Department from the four storey building were taken to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital yesterday where their identification is being []

14 May 2022 9:27 pm
Union Law Minister and Lt Governor review development of Judicial Infrastructure under CSS

SRINAGAR, MAY 14: Honble Union Minister of Law & Justice, Shri Kiren Rijiju and Lieutenant Governor, Shri Manoj Sinha chaired a high-level meeting to review the development of judicial infrastructure in the UTs of Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh at the Raj Bhavan here today.The meeting was attended by Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Vivek []

14 May 2022 9:06 pm
Suhana Khan gets a spl advice from another actor

New Delhi, May 14 King Khan SRKs daughter Suhana Khan is all set to debut in Bollywood alongside late actress Sridevis youngest, Khushi Kapoor, and Big Bs grandson Agastya Nanda, in Zoya Akhtars The Archies.Hours after Netflix on Saturday announced the cast of its musical drama that will release next year, a certain someone came []

14 May 2022 8:14 pm
Senior BJP leader Rashida Mir protests Rahul Bhat Killing

Srinagar, May 14: While expressing their deep disgust and condemnation over the tragic killing of young Kashmiri Pandit employee Rahul Bhat at the hands of inhuman brutes the senior leader BJP Rashida Mir , State Secretary BJP and Prabhari for North Kashmir lead a strong protest at an important area of Kashmir Jawahir nagar . []

14 May 2022 6:46 pm
Pakistan police launches crackdown on Imrans Sialkot rally

Islamabad, May Pakistan Police launched a crackdown on former Prime Minister Imran Khan-led PTI activists to get the venue of the rally in Sialkot, which belonged to the Christian community, vacated in the wee hours of Saturday.The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were forced to vacate the rally venue as they had tried to hold a public []

14 May 2022 5:50 pm
J&K administration to provide a government job to Rahul Bhats wife: Lt Governor

Srinagar, May 13: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today announced a government job to the wife of Rahul Bhat who was killed by the Terrorists at Budgam on Thursday. The Government will also extend financial assistance to the family and bear educational expenses of the daughter of the deceased, the Lt Governor said. A special investigative []

13 May 2022 8:33 pm
First image of supermassive black hole at Milky Ways center revealed

Washington, May 12 The National Science Foundation in the US said on Thursday that astronomers have revealed the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.The National Science Foundation said the image was captured by the Event Horizon Telescope.Our own black hole! Astronomers have just revealed the 1st []

12 May 2022 8:43 pm
Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed as new Sri Lankan PM

Colombo, May 12 United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was on Thursday appointed as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.Former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulated him on Twitter.Congratulations to the newly appointed Prime Minister of #lka, @RW_UNP.I wish you all the best as you navigate these troubled times.Wickremesinghe,a former prime minister, is to []

12 May 2022 7:51 pm
Enjoyed taking Buttlers wicket: Sakariya

Mumbai, May 12 Delhi Capitals registered a scintillating eight-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals to keep their Indian Premier League 2022 playoffs hopes alive.The Delhi-based franchises speedster Chetan Sakariya, who returned with figures of 2/23, expressed satisfaction with his performance.It felt really good to contribute to the teams victory. I enjoyed dismissing Jos Buttler as he []

12 May 2022 5:50 pm
Maroof to continue as Pakistan white-ball captain

Lahore, May 12 Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced that Bismah Maroof will continue to lead the nationalwomens ODI and T20 teams in the 2022-23 season.Bismah took reins of the T20 side in 2016 and was named the ODI captain after the 2017 ICC Womens Cricket World Cup.After an impressive performance at the 50-over []

12 May 2022 5:44 pm
Nitin Gadkari says committed to construct 18000 km of National Highways in 2022-23 at record speed of 50km per day

New Delhi, May 12: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said ambitious targets to fulfil the ambitions of New India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi we are committed to expanding the National Highways (NHs) network across the country with the aim of constructing 18,000 km of NHs in []

12 May 2022 5:43 pm
Rajiv Kumar appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner

New Delhi, May 12 President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday appointed Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar as Chief Election Commissioner.Kumar will be replacing Sushil Chandra, who will assume charge on May 15.The President is pleased to appoint Rajiv Kumar, the senior-most Election Commissioner, as the Chief Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India, the Law []

12 May 2022 5:39 pm
Member, DDC Srinagar & Haj Committee of India calls on Lt Governor

Srinagar, May 12: Er. Aijaz Hussain, Member, District Development Council, Srinagar called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at the Raj Bhavan here today. Aijaz Hussain, who has been recently nominated as a member of the Haj Committee of India, apprised the Lt Governor about the slew of activities, arrangements, and preparations by the HCI for []

12 May 2022 5:19 pm
Conservator of Forests inspects Kulgam Forest Division

Kulgam, May 11: In an important development, Conservator of Forests, South Kashmir, Irfan Ali Shah visited several remote areas in Kulgam Forest Division during his day long tour and took comprehensive inspection of various works done under various schemes during last year. He expressed satisfaction over 100 percent target completion under GREEN J&K Drive including []

11 May 2022 11:19 pm