World’s Press Support Locked-Out News Agencies in Cricket Dispute

THE WORLD Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have joined the protest against Indian cricket authorities who have locked out reputable photographic news agencies from the high-profile India-England cricket series that began on Thursday. “It is simply unacceptable for the Board of Cricket Control for India to take it […]

LPG Deadline Ends, 1 Million Yet To Register

Govt Callously Indifferent To People’s Ordeal: Protesters SRINAGAR – With the deadline for the registration of LPG connections ending today, long queues of consumers were witnessed outside the shops of gas dealers Thursday. Hundreds of agitated consumers demonstrated against the state government and the oil companies for their failure to facilitate registrations and to make […]

Man’s Life Proves Too Short For Long LPG Queue

SRINAGAR – In the end, the government deadline proved literally so for elderly Ghulam Mohiuddin Shah of Chota Bazaar – his life ran out in the unending queues before gas dealers, waiting for registration which was to end today. The seventy-year-old had been at it for the past week, his son Shahnawaz said. He would […]

Carom championship concludes in Srinagar

SRINAGAR – In an endeavor to boost the sports activities in Srinagar, a District level Carom championship was held at District Police Lines, Srinagar in association with J&K State Carom association. Large number of youth including the students of schools across district Srinagar participated in the competition. The competition was organised in three categories in […]

J&K Bank convenes DLRC, conduct fin lit camps

SRINAGAR – J&K Bank organized District Level Review Committee meeting in Shopian for the quarter ended September, 2012. District Development Commissioner Shopian Mohammad Javeed Khan presided over the meeting that reviewed the progress for the second quarter of current fiscal year. The meeting was attended by District Level Officers of government departments, representatives from all […]

Gaza Conflict Intensifies

GAZA – Tension is rising across the Middle East as Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian group which controls the Gaza Strip, continue to exchange fire amid the worst outbreak of violence since the Israeli assault on the territory nearly four years ago. Three Israelis died in the northern town of Kiryat Malachi on Thursday after […]

Salesman Killed, 3 Hurt In Liquor Shop Firing

‘Hizb Claims Responsibility’ SRINAGAR (ONS) – A salesman was killed and three other persons were injured when suspected militants fired from their pistols at a liquor shop at Hotel Heemal in Dalgate area Thursday evening. “Unidentified pistol borne militants fired near a liquor shop at a hotel in the jurisdiction of police station, Ram Munshi […]

Valley Temps Drop Below Zero

SRINAGAR (ONS)  – Night temperatures in Srinagar fell below the freezing point for the first time this season on Wednesday night, even as Leh reeled under a minimum of minus 11. 2 degrees of Celsius, officials said.   Meteorologists said that last night was the coldest in the valley so far this season, and forecast rain […]

Red Alert In Naugam Sector After Deadly Fight

SRINAGAR (ONS) – The army has declared a red alert in the entire Naugam Sector on the LoC following a fierce encounter in the Lepa Valley which left three soldiers and two militants dead on Wednesday. Search operations have been launched over a vast area where the entire forest tract has been sealed off. The […]

Will Wipe Out NC In Sgr, Geelani Permitting: Beig

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Asserting that his party would bag at least 4 seats in Srinagar in the next assembly elections, senior PDP leader and former deputy chief minister Muzaffar Hussain Beig on Thursday said that the NC would be “wiped out” in the district if Syed Ali Shah Geelani refrained from his boycott call in […]

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