Monthly Archives: November 28, 2015

‘Poor’ Evaluation By BOTE Sparks Protest In Kashmir Capital

Srinagar, Nov 28:  Scores of Students from Government Polytechnic College Saturday staged a protest demonstration at Press Enclave here against Technical Board for announcing “poor results”. Raising anti-Board slogans, the protestors demanded rechecking, revaluation of papers to be carried by Board on its own and announcement of new results. They demanded that all the ‘failed’

Zanskar Muslims Face Starvation As Social Boycott By Buddhists Completes Three Years

News Desk Muslims in Zanaskar region of Ladakh region are facing starvation due to a social boycott enforced by majority community of Buddhists three years ago. The fresh appeals for help have fallen flat with the district administration of the mountainous region in Karil area of the province saying they are helpless. The Buddhists, on

Greek Girls Selling Sex For Sandwiches: Study

Greek austerity has driven young women to the point where they are selling sex for the price of a sandwich, a study has found. Sociology professor Gregory Laxos and his team at Panteion University in Athens found that young Greek women had now overtaken Eastern European women as the dominant group in the prostitution industry,

Militants Storm Army Camp In North Kashmir

By News Desk A group of heavily armed militants stormed an army camp near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tandgar area of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring a soldier and a civilian. Reports suggested that the group of Fidayeen militants have taken position in the forest area outside the Kalsuri ridge where the army camp

Hindu Sena Protests Outside Aamir Khan’s Residence

Hundreds of activists of the Hindu Sena on Tuesday staged a vociferous demonstration outside the home of Bollywood megastar Aaamir Khan protesting against his statements on intolerance. The activists shouted slogans like “Aamir Khan murdabad”, “Aamir Khan chale jao”, and attempted to force their way inside the actor’s home in Bandra but were prevented by

Muslims Will Not Leave India, Come What May: Owaisi

 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said that the Muslims would not leave the country, come what may, and that they would continue to live here as “proud Indians”. “Muslims will not succumb to dog whistle politics of the Sangh Parivar and other fascist forces but continue their democratic struggle for

 Police Recover 3 Dead Bodies From Different Areas Of Kashmir

Srinagar police recovered a male body identified as Gurmeet Singh son of Omkar Singh resident of Deedarpora Handwara working as follower in J&K Police posted in DPL Srinagar at  Alochibagh. After completion of medico-legal formalities police handed over the body of deceased to his relatives for last rites. Police has initiated inquest proceedings under section

Aamir Khan on intolerance: BJP criticises, Congress backs Him

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan found himself in the vortex of a political storm on Tuesday over his remarks on intolerance, with the BJP sharply criticising him and the Congress stoutly defending him. The actor-producer’s candid remarks at an awards event in New Delhi on Monday set Twitter abuzz and left the film fraternity divided. Aamir,