Zulfkar reviews preparedness for World Consumer Rights Day celebration

Zulfkar reviews preparedness for World Consumer Rights Day celebration

Jammu: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, (FCS&CA) Choudhary Zulfkar Ali Monday convened a meeting with officers of his department and Legal Metrology Department (LMD) to review the preparedness for World Consumer Rights Day to be celebrated on March 14. The meeting was attended by Joint Controller FCS&CA Jammu, Mansoor Aslam, […]

Telcos to offer facility for users to know SIMs linked to Aadhaar

Telcos to offer facility for users to know SIMs linked to Aadhaar

New Delhi: The UIDAI has directed all telecom operators to enable a facility that will allow subscribers to check the mobile SIMs which are linked to their Aadhaar number, a step to guard against any unauthorised linking. The decision was taken after the UIDAI came to know about some retailers and agents of telecom companies […]

PNB fraud underscores need for urgent reforms in PSBs: S&P

PNB fraud underscores need for urgent reforms in PSBs: S&P

New Delhi: The recently detected fraud at Punjab National Bank underscores an urgent need for reforms in PSU banks, S&P Global Ratings said today. “We expect further losses at India’s public sector banks but the bulk of previously unacknowledged stressed assets have already been recognised,” S&P Global Ratings analyst Deepali Seth-Chhabria said. This fraud comes […]

Pak FS Janjua to visit US to reset bilateral ties: reports

Pak FS Janjua to visit US to reset bilateral ties: reports

Islamabad: Pakistan and the US will try to reset their relations this week during the visit of Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua to Washington, media reports said today, days after a top aide of the US President pressed Islamabad to rein-in terror groups operating from its soil. Foreign Secretary Janjua’s two-day visit to Washington from tomorrow […]

Mehbooba distributes relief among families affected by Pak shelling

Mehbooba distributes relief among families affected by Pak shelling

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today distributed cash relief among the next of kin who were killed in Pakistani shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district since January this year. Mehbooba distributed the cash relief of Rs Five lakhs each among the families of nine people killed in the […]

All those killed in Shopian firing linked to militancy, says Army

All those killed in Shopian firing linked to militancy, says Army

Srinagar: All those killed in the shootout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district were linked to militancy and the soldiers acted in self-defence, the Army said today. Recounting the events of the shootout, in which six people, including two militants, were killed last night, a defence spokesperson said soldiers deployed at the mobile vehicle check […]

SC stalls probe against Major Aditya, Centre-J&K spar over FIR

SC stalls probe against Major Aditya, Centre-J&K spar over FIR

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today halted further investigation in the January 27 Shopian firing incident involving a senior army officer, accused of leading an army convoy, even as the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government were at loggerheads over lodging of FIR. Observing that Major Aditya “is an army officer and not an ordinary […]

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