Sonmarg Gets Tourist Reception Centre

Srinagar, Nov 07: Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora inaugurated first of its kind Tourist Reception Centre at Sonamarg, constructed at a cost of Rs. 2.77 crore by Sonamarg Development Authority. Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Mian Altaf Ahmad was present on the occasion. The dignitaries were informed that the Centre is […]

Bibi Haleema College: Students Allege Authorities Issuing Threats

Srinagar, Nov 7: Amid continued protest over official apathy, the students of Bibi Haleema College of Nursing and Medical Technology accused the college authorities of issuing threats asking them to call off their protest strike. Students of the institution today alleged that the college authorities are threatening them with dire consequences if they didn’t call […]

NC Hails UK For Lifting Negative Travel Advisory

Srinagar Nov 07: The National Conference today while rejoicing the decision of United Kingdom to lift the travel advisory for the valley and Jammu hailed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for personally ensuring this decision reaches fruition. “It is a victory of people that after 2 decades UK has lifted its advisory against visiting Kashmir and […]

CUK foundation stone laying ceremony postponed

Srinagar, Nov 7: The foundation stone laying ceremony of the campus of Central University of Kashmir (CUK) at its designated site at Kurhama Tulmulla in Ganderbal district has been postponed. The ceremony was scheduled on November 16 and the foundation stone was to be laid jointly by Mr. Kapil Sibal, Minister for Human Resource Development […]

SSB to release 37 selection lists soon

Jammu, Nov 07:- The Service Selection Board(SSB) would soon release thirty seven selection lists for various categories of posts. The selection lists, approved at the 88th Board meeting, chaired by Chairman SSB Mr Mohammad Afzal, would be recommended to the concerned departments for the postings. The Board meeting also decided to accelerate the pace of […]

Obama Wins Second Term, Challenges Await

Washington– President Barack Obama Tuesday won a second term in the White House, scoring a clear victory over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a tight race focused on how to repair the ailing U.S. economy. In his victory speech delivered at his Chicago campaign headquarters early Wednesday morning, Obama told ecstatic supporters that he […]

Britain Joins Syrian Rebels, Iran Backs Damascus

Amman/ Tehran: As the deadlocked Syrian conflict moved into a new phase Wednesday, with Britain’s prime minister urging the U.S. to join him in working directly with Syrian rebels and Turkey saying Washington has discussed protecting a safe zone inside Syria with Patriot missiles, a senior Iranian military commander said Tehran was against any form […]

Bahrain revokes citizenship of 31 opposition activists

Manama: The Bahraini regime has revoked the citizenship of 31 opposition activists, accusing them of being threats to state security. Two brothers, Jawad and Jalal Fairuz, who were former members of Bahrain’s parliament representing the country’s main opposition group al-Wefaq, were among the individuals whose citizenships were revoked, the official Bahrain News Agency reported on […]

Time Up for Solving Issues Through Militancy: Imran

Gurgaon: Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Wednesday said time was up for trying to solve Indo-Pak issues through “militancy and militarily” but asserted that unless Kashmir issue was resolved, there was “always a possibility” of Mumbai-like attacks. Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, also said if his party comes to power, he will not allow terrorism […]

IGP Assures Upgraded Security For Panchayat Members

Srinagar, Nov 07: In a bid to allay mounting fears, the inspector general of police (IGP) for Kashmir, SM Sahai, on Wednesday said that his force would provide individual security to panchayat members “wherever necessary.” “The state police has already taken practical steps to upgrade security for panchayat members. That is why attacks against them […]

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