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Banned outfits given ‘free hand’ in GB polls

The Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) government has failed to close doors on members of banned organization planning to contest upcoming elections. According to sources, all members of banned organizations were able to file their nominations papers for general elections of legislative assembly, as the ban imposed earlier wasn’t effective. Official in Chief ...

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Swine flu toll rises to seven in Kashmir

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 Srinagar : With the death of one more H1N1 infected patient, the toll due to swine flu in  Kashmir has risen to seven, an official said on Wednesday.”A patient admitted after testing positive for H1N1 virus died in the hospital yesterday (Tuesday) night,” a doctor at the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of ...

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Swine Flu: 2 deaths, 71+ve cases

Srinagar, Feb 19: A 60-year-old woman died of Swine Flu at the SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) here last evening, taking the overall death toll due to the H1N1 influenza to two in 24 hours, officials said Wednesday. A man in mid-thirties had yesterday died at the hospital due ...

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Coast guard claim: Did India govt jump the gun on Pakistani boat?

New Delhi: India’s defence minister said on Wednesday he will investigate a senior coast guard officer’s comment that Indian coast guards had destroyed a Pakistani “terror boat” on the night of 31 December 2014, contradicting the ministry’s position that the men on board had blown up their own boat. The ...

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LAHORE: Eleven people were killed after a bomb exploded close to the police headquarters in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore today. The blast hit just metres from an entrance to the police headquarters in the heart of the city, sending a column of black smoke rising above buildings. “According ...

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