Renowned Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer passes away

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, May 14: Noted Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer today passed away here after a prolonged illness. Engineer, 73, died early this morning at his home in suburban Santa Cruz, family sources said. He is survived by a son and a daughter. Born in 1940, he did BSc in civil engineering More

JK entitled to agreed water share: Chief Secretary Punjab

THEIN DAM, SHAHPUR KANDI BARRAGE PROJECT ISSUE

New Delhi, May 14: Chief Secretary Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Iqbal Khandey Tuesday held a meeting here with Chief Secretary Punjab, Rakesh Singh to discuss the issues pertaining to the Thein Dam and the proposed Shahpur, Kandi Project. Detailed deliberations were held regarding the supply of due More

VICTIMS IN CRIMINAL CASE BE AWARDED COMPENSATION: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 14: Courts must not only convict and punish the guilty in criminal cases but should also award compensation to the victims, the Supreme Court has held. The apex court expressed concern that victims in criminal cases are not awarded compensation for the loss and damage suffered More

NIA not to oppose Liyaqat's bail plea

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 14: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) may not oppose bail application of Liyaqat Shah, who was arrested by Delhi Police for his alleged role in a conspiracy to carry out terror attacks here. The NIA, which took over the case on the direction of Home Ministry after Shah More

  • Kashmir

Pellet guns threat to life: SHRC

Seeks Response From Government, Police

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, May 14: Observing that use of pellet guns by government forces was a serious threat to life, the State Human Rights Commission has issued notices to J&K Government and Director General of More



  • Srinagar City

AMID GROWING DOG SCARE NETAS, BABUS SING ALL IS WELL TUNE

M HYDERI

Srinagar, May 14: Spotting over a hundred stray dogs on prowl around could be scary and equally deadly, but this is a routine for the people living in this summer Capital while the politicians from the More




  • Jammu

Azad visits quake-hit Bhaderwah, Doda

Inspects Developmental Works

Doda, May 14: Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is on a visit to the earthquake-affected Doda district, Tuesday visited quake hit areas of Bhaderwah, Ghat and Doda town More



  • South Asia

UJC chief felicitates Nawaz Sharif

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, May 14: Chairman of the United Jehad Council (UJC) Syed Salahuddin has felicitated the PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif on his landmark victory in the recent polls in Pakistan.“We express our sincere More



  • World

Lord Nazir ends affiliation with Labour Party

TARIQ NAQASH

London, May 14: Lord Nazir Ahmed, the British parliamentarian of Kashmiri origin, has ended his nearly four decades old affiliation with the Labour Party with “a heavy heart” following a row over his alleged More



  • Gk Features

Muslim caretaker for a Pandit cremation ground

A Kashmiri Muslim family has been taking care of a cremation ground for Pandits for over a century in the interiors of Dal Lake

TAKING CARE

MAJID MAQBOOL

For over a century a Kashmiri Muslim family in Jala Mohalla in the interiors of Dal Lake on the Rainawari side has been taking care of a cremation ground for Kashmiri Pandits even after their migration More



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