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Cash-for-votes: Amar Singh, BJP MP chargesheeted

Bureau Report Agence India Press New Delhi: In a significant development, the Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet Amar Singh, Ashok Argal, Mahaveer Bhagoda, Phagan Singh Kulaste, Sudheendra Kulkarni, Sanjeev Saxena and Sohail Hindustani in the cash-for-votes case.. . Sohail Hindustani, a BJP activist suspected to be the mastermind, has also been named. The … Continue reading

JCC demands implement of agreement before september 6

Bureau Report Agence India Press Jammu: JCC of the Jammu & Kashmir Government employees comprising of three major sections of the employees, held a joint press conference led by Khurshid Alam, Ram Kumar Sharma and Abdul Qayoom Wani, in light of the present scenario and arrogant altitude of the J&K State Government and some henchmen … Continue reading

Arundhati Roy speaks on Anna’s fast

Bureau Report Agence India Press New Delhi: The fast by social activist Anna Hazare reached the seventh day on Monday but writer and social activist Arundhati Roy said it would in no way help solve the crisis. “I feel rather uncomfortable over the developments in Delhi (Mr. Hazare’s fast) and I am not wearing a … Continue reading

North Kashmir: Women Killed, Encounter on

Bureau report Agence India Press Srinagar: A woman, died and other injured in cross firing during a encounter which started between militants and security forces in Handwara region of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last night. A heavily armed group of militants had visited a Bhak in Padlu area in the Upper reaches of Handwara during … Continue reading

Kashmiri artists win hearts by their performance in Reality Show

Sajid Rashid Agency India Press August 21, 2011 Srinagar: Winning accolades and large number of fans, the two Kashmiri artists Rayes Mohi Ud Din and Shehla Arif have moved to the quarterfinal level of national talent show India’s Got Talent Season-3 on Colors TV while competing with the artists from different states. Impressing judges and … Continue reading

North Kashmir villages face acute water scarcity. Outbreak of water borne diseases looms large

Staff Reporter Agence India Press Srinagar: Many villages in Kupwara and Handwara towns are reeling under immense shortage of water causing huge inconveniences to the people especially the womenfolk. Badly hit villages include Kandi, Nutnoosa, Sohipora, Hayhama and many other villages in Chowkibal and Lolab. The aggrieved residents told Agence India Press that womenfolk were … Continue reading

Ahead of I-Day, police beef up security in Kashmir

Staff Reporter Agence India Press Srinagar: Ahead of 65th Independence Day, police in Jammu & Kashmir state have left no stone unturned in stepping up security across the region, deploying soldiers in sensitive areas to thwart any militant strike. India celebrates the 64th anniversary of independence from British rule on Monday, a day traditionally marked … Continue reading

Power project construction in Kashmir on full swing

Bureau Report Agence India Press Srinagar: The construction of power project in Tangmarg region has opened new avenues of employment for the people and has solved the problem of power shortage in the region. The construction of 10-mega watt power project has fastened up in Drung, Tangmarg. The authorities planned to construct this power project … Continue reading

Mushroom farming opens up new avenues for unemployed youth in J&K

Staff Reporter Agence India Press Jammu: The growing demand for mushrooms opened up new opportunities for unemployed youth in Jammu. A large number of people were attracted to take up mushroom cultivation due to low initial investment and high returns. The biggest advantage of mushroom cultivation is that in the absence of an agricultural land, … Continue reading

Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor passes away

Bureau Report Agence India Press Mumbai: Bollywood yesteryears’ actor Shammi Kapoor passed away on Sunday in Mumbai due to Renal Chronic failure. Kapoor was admitted at Breach candy hospital, where he breathed his last early in the morning. He was 79years old. According to the reports, he was on dialysis for the last few years … Continue reading