China detains professor over virus criticism

China detains professor over virus criticism

BEIJING: Chinese autho­rities on Monday detained a law professor who published essays criticising President Xi Jinping over the coronavirus pandemic and accusing him of ruling “tyrannically”, according to friends of the man. Xu Zhangrun, a rare outspoken critic of the government in China’s heavily censored academia, was taken from his home in suburban Beijing by […]

Umar Akmal’s appeal to be heard on 13th

Umar Akmal’s appeal to be heard on 13th

LAHORE: Former Supreme Court judge retired Justice Faqir Mohammad Khokhar, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, will hear the appeal of discarded Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal against a three-year ban at the National High Performance Centre here on July 13. Notices for the hearing have been issued to Umar and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The […]

COVID-19: Woman dies in Baramulla, J-K death toll 141

COVID-19: Woman dies in Baramulla, J-K death toll 141

Srinagar: A 60-year-old covid-19 patient from Baramulla died at a hospital here, taking the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 141. A resident of Kunzer Baramulla, the patient, a 60-year-old woman, passed away at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the covid-19 management in the Kashmir Valley. Medical […]

Militant, army personnel killed in Pulwama gunfight

Militant, army personnel killed in Pulwama gunfight

Srinagar: One militant as well as an army soldier have been killed in ongoing encounter in Gusso area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday. Official sources told GNS that in an ongoing firefight one unidentified militant have been killed. Meanwhile Army soldier and cop of J&K Police were also injured in early exchange of […]

Two SSB personnel killed in fratricidal incident in Kulgam

Two SSB personnel killed in fratricidal incident in Kulgam

Srinagar: Two paramilitary Sashastra Suraksha Bal(SSB) personnel were killed in a fratricidal incident in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Monday evening. Official sources told GNS that there was some altercation among troopers of 49 battalion of the SSB and subsequently the fratricidal killing incident took place in which of two of them got killed. […]

COVID-19: 246 test positive in J-K, total 8675

COVID-19: 246 test positive in J-K, total 8675

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 246 covid-19 infections, taking the overall tally of the cases to 8675 in J&K. Officials said that 36 cases were reported from Jammu division while 210 from Kashmir Valley and includes five from paramilitary CRPF, three from police and one from army besides two pregnant women and as […]