JK Govt. to Review Rape Laws

SRINAGAR: Following the massive public outcry over the gang rape of a Delhi girl, Jammu and Kashmir Government  is planning to review its laws related to sexual violence. Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Mohammad Sagar today took a meeting to review the laws relating to rape, an official spokesman said, adding the […]

Army Faces FIR In Pulwama Firing, Curfew To Go Today

Administration Meets Civil Society, To Assess Damage To Property SRINAGAR: Lodging a First Information Report (FIR) against the army over Friday’s firing in Pulwama, the administration agreed to lift curfew in the town from Tuesday after a meeting with civil society amid a harsh, unbroken clampdown for the fourth day. The case lodged against the […]

NC To Army: Don’t Repeat Past Mistakes

Demands impartial probe, harshest punishment to culprits SRINAGAR: Launching a veiled attack on the army and strongly condemning the Pulwama firing incident on civilians, the ruling National Conference Monday said that such incidents were unacceptable, and will only alienate people further. “There should be an impartial probe in the Pulwama incident and we demand harshest […]

Strike Over Pulwama Firing Disrupts Life

SRINAGAR: Life remained disrupted in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday due to a strike against forces firing on civilians that left at least eight persons injured in the South Kashir town of Pulwama last week. Called by both factions of the Hurriyat Conference, the shutdown closed main commercial centres and kept public transport off the […]

Police Arrests Cyber Stalker

SRINAGAR: Srinagar police arrested a cyber stalker who was harassing a girl by putting objectionable contents on her facebook page, police sources said today. “Srinagar police received a complaint from a girl (name withheld) that she was being persecuted by some Cyber Stalker, who was posting obscene material and comments on her facebook page. The […]

JK Rocked By 12,005 Explosions in 23 Yrs: Report

JAMMU: A new report compiled by the State Home Department has claimed that militants triggered over 12,000 explosions and killed 1,770 people during 23 years of conflict in Jammu and Kashmir.  As many as 12,005 Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs) and grenade blasts were triggered by militants to target security personnel and civilians in Jammu and Kashmir […]

Festivals To Familiarize Bangus Valley Virginity: Jora

SRINAGAR:-Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora has said that government would organize tourism festivals at Bangus valley in Kupwara District during coming summer to familiarize its virginity. He said that rigorous efforts are also being paid to develop and upgrade tourist related facilities in the area. This was revealed by the Minister […]

J&K Bank kick starts platinum jubilee celebrations

Chairman unveils ‘special logo’, Calendar-2013 SRINAGAR: J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Mushtaq Ahmad unveiled the Bank’s Platinum Jubilee  Logo and ‘Calendar-2013’ here at Corporate Headquarters in presence of Executive Presidents Tafazal Hussain and Parvez Ahmad, Presidents Abdul Rauf Bhat and Mohammad Sayed Wani. Notably, the bank, incorporated in 1938, is celebrating its 75th year of […]

CS Chairs Governing Body meeting of JKEDI

JAMMU– Chief Secretary, Madhav Lal Monday reiterated government resolve to create an environment conducive to entrepreneurship and MSME development.  “We want to promote entrepreneurship and reduce ‘fear of failure’ ”, he said adding that fostering development of a flourishing entrepreneurial culture among the youth is vital for the progress of the State. Chairing the Governing […]

JKTDC earns a revenue of Rs 35 crore: MD

JAMMU:-Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr Nawang Rigzin Jora and Minister of State for Tourism, Culture and Home, Mr Nasir Aslam Wani today released 2013 year calendar of Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation (JKTDC). The calendar showcases various hotels and restaurants of the Corporation. Jora on the occasion said that JKTDC have achieved new […]

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