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Creation of JK Police service cadre/ increase in Selection grade constable quota

Srinagar, June 07: Director General of Police Dr. S.P Vaid has hailed the government decisions regarding creation of Jammu and Kashmir Police Service cadre and also the increase in selection grade Constable quota from 25 per cent to 50 per cent. DGP in his tweets, while thanking the government for the decisions, has congratulated the

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SRINAGAR: The Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today accorded sanction to the enhancement of the percentage of posts of Selection Grade Constables to 50%, from the existing 25% at constabulary level and upgradation of pay scale of Selection Grade Constable from existing grade pay of Rs.2100/- to grade pay of Rs.2400/- in

Real Madrid star Benzema joins street iftar in Turkey

Istanbul: Algerian-born French footballer Karim Mostafa Benzema on Tuesday attended a public fast-breaking program in Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul. Benzema, a professional footballer who plays for Spain’s Real Madrid and the French national team as a striker, had his fast-breaking iftar dinner with African footballers living in the city’s Fatih neighborhood. Fatih Mayor Mustafa Demir

UN body urges access to 4.5 million besieged Syrians

Geneva: The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has stressed the importance of reaching over 4.5 million besieged Syrians, unconditionally and permanently, in conflict-stricken areas in all around Syria. Recently, three Syrians, including a pregnant woman, were killed in Tabqa, Raqqa, while several people wounded in a mortar shell firing near

TURPAN, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 12: (CHINA OUT) Uyghur children watch a television program on the morning of the Corban Festival on September 12, 2016 in Turpan County, in the far western Xinjiang province, China. The Corban festival, known to Muslims worldwide as Eid al-Adha or 'feast of the sacrifice', is celebrated by ethnic Uyghurs across Xinjiang, the far-western region of China bordering Central Asia that is home to roughly half of the country's 23 million Muslims. The festival, considered the most important of the year, involves religious rites and visits to the graves of relatives, as well as sharing meals with family. Although Islam is a 'recognized' religion in the constitution of officially atheist China, ethnic Uyghurs are subjected to restrictions on religious and cultural practices that are imposed by China's Communist Party. Ethnic tensions have fueled violence that Chinese authorities point to as justification for the restrictions. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

China forces Muslim children to abandon ‘overly religious’ names

Xinjiang: Muslim children in China’s Xinjiang region must drop names deemed to be “overly religious” under a new policy in the atheist Communist country. The order, announced during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, applies to children younger than 16, according to Radio Free Asia. Officials said the measure is part of an effort “to

A general view of Jewish housing in the Israeli settlement Har Homa, West Bank, February 18, 2011. U.S. President Barack Obama called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday in an attempt to prevent the upcoming vote on an United Nations resolution condemning Israeli settlements. The Palestinian Authority and other Arab nations have pushed for the UN Security Council to vote on the resolution which is scheduled to take place today. UPI/Debbie Hill

Israel plans to build 67,000 housing units in West Bank

Jerusalem: Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported that Israel’s Council of Settlements in the West Bank approved large settlement plans, under the guise of trying to solve the housing crisis in the West Bank’s Gush Dan settlement bloc. The plans, made in agreement with Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant, were presented in the Israeli Knesset, and

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Youth being suffocated by repressive policies: Omar

Srinagar: National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the youth of the State were being suffocated by repressive policies of the present Government. Addressing an impressive youth convention at National Conference Head Office, ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ in Srinagar, Omar Abdullah exhorted youth activists of the party’s Youth Wing to lead efforts to bring about Change

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