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Dental College Principal plays revenge politics, students career at stake; DAK aghast

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Srinagar, May 4: Doctors Association Kashmir President Dr Suhail Naik on Friday in a communique stated that the “Principal of Government Dental College (GDC), Srinagar is playing with the career of its postgraduate dental students. The spokesman said that it is pertinent to mention that a delegation of MDS Orthodontics students met us about two months back and briefed about the ...

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JK Bank customers allege fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 1 crore from accounts

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Srinagar, May 4: Scores of customers of JK Bank Dad Ompora branch in Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday held a protest demonstration against bank authorities alleging that an amount to the tune of rupees 1 crore has been fraudulently withdrawn from their accounts. Dozens of customers held a demonstration outside SDM office Chadoora against the withdrawal of ...

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Modi insulted Bengaluru by calling it garbage city: Rahul

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New Delhi, May 4: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “natural liar”, and said he had insulted Bengaluru by referring to it as a garbage city. Gandhi’s condemnation comes a day after Modi attacked the Congress party’s government in Karnataka for destroying the cityscape. “Calling Bengaluru, the garden city and the pride of India a ...

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Afghan official: Taliban take district in northern province

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Kabul, May 4: An Afghan official says the Taliban have captured another district in the northern province of Badakhshan. Abdullah Naji Nazari, a provincial council member, says the insurgents launched a surprise attack on Thursday in the strategic Kohistanat district, which is located along a route to the provincial capital, Fayz Abad. Nazari says no casualties were reported in the day-long ...

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UN Council chief calls for action on Rohingya refugees

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Srinagar, May 4: Ambassador Joanna Wronecka of Poland, UN Security Council president for May, has said that the world body must act when Rohingya refugees are suffering. She made the remarks on Thursday here after visiting Myanmar Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh earlier this week, Xinhua news agency reported. “So, when you see the people suffering we have to act,” she ...

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Teenager dies en route cave shrine

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Jammu, May 4: A 16-year-old pilgrim from Rajasthan died after apparently suffering a cardiac arrest while on his way to the shrine of Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir today, police said. Manor Kumar of Dholpur district fell unconscious while on his way to the shrine. He was rushed to a dispensary by his friends where doctors declared him brought dead, ...

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US warns Beijing for militarising South China Sea

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Washington, May 4: The US has warned China that there will be consequences for its growing militarisation in the South China Sea, the media reported. This was following reports of missiles being deployed to three of the country’s outposts in the disputed region, CNN reported. “We’re well aware of China’s militarisation of the South China Sea. There will be near-term and ...

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UN Council chief calls for action on Rohingya refugees

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United Nations, May 4: Ambassador Joanna Wronecka of Poland, UN Security Council president for May, has said that the world body must act when Rohingya refugees are suffering. She made the remarks on Thursday here after visiting Myanmar Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh earlier this week, Xinhua news agency reported. “So, when you see the people suffering we have to act,” ...

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Woman injured in cross-border shelling in Tanghdar sector

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Srinagar, May 4: A woman sustained injuries after Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged heavy firing in north Kashmir’s Tanghdar Sector of Kupwara district last night. A senior police officer said that Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts of army’s 20 JAT at Tad along LoC in Tanghdar at 11:00 pm on Thursday. “The fire was retaliated and continued intermittently till 4:30 am,” ...

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