Crimes Against Women: More Stringent Laws In Offing

JAMMU: The Government has constituted a Committee to recommend amendments to make the existing laws dealing with the offences against women more stringent. The committee was constituted by the Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Mir Saifullah, while chairing a high level meeting.  The Committee headed by Advocate General with  Secretary Law, Director Prosecution […]

2 Kashmiris Arrested in Bihar

PATNA: Sleuths of national investigating agency (NIA) detained two Kashmiri youths from here on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in supplying fake Indian currency notes (FICN).  A Hindustan Times report claimed that a large number of suspect Kashmiri youths had taken shelter in the guise of hawkers of woollen garments brought from Kashmir. Mohammad Faiyaz, […]

Acid Sale: SC Calls For Legislative Checks

SRINAGAR: In the wake of rising acid attacks, the Supreme Court of India has called for effective legislation to regulate the sale and distribution of liquids coming under the category. The apex court has also directed the union home secretary to convene a meeting of the chief secretaries of all states and union territories for […]

Fresh Avalanche Warning Sounded

SRINAGAR: According to Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, people residing in snow bound areas are advised not to venture into steep avalanche prone areas and sloops besides nearby forests in view of the high danger apprehensions of avalanches in Gulmarg sector, Chowkibal, Tangdhar sectors and medium danger avalanche warning for Uri, Nowgam-Keran sector, Machil sector, Bandipora-Gurez sector, […]

Traffic from Sgr to Jammu Today

SRINAGAR: As per a communiqué of Superintendent of Police, Traffic Rural, Kashmir, subject to fair weather conditions and good condition of road, all kinds of vehicles shall be allowed to travel from Srinagar to Jammu in a regulated manner on February 07, 2013. However, all kinds of vehicles are required to cross TCP Pantha Chowk […]

Yateem Foundation Distributes Cheques

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Yateem Foundation’s Fourth Annual Moral Science Test was held at Kashmir Government Polytechnic College in which over 160 students including 56 female candidates took part.  In addition, over 5 lakh rupees were distributed among students under Higher Education Scholarship Programme (HESP) as part of 2nd instalment of scholarship. The test is […]

PHQ orders transfer of 145 Inspectors

JAMMU:  Police Headquarters today issued transfer and adjustment orders of 196 Inspectors of Armed and Executive Police. The orders have been issued with immediate effect. The Inspectors transferred are S/Shri Abid Husain 3997/NGO,EXJ925587 from J/Zone to CID, Ajay Jamwal 3975/NGO,EXJ935635 from J/Zone to CID, Mohd Amin 4135/NGO,EXJ925963 from J/Zone to CID, Inderjeet Singh 3911/NGO ,EXJ936064 […]

Jora Reviews Progress of SMC Works

SRINAGAR: To review the progress and functioning of Srinagar Municipal Corporation, a meeting of officers of different wings of SMC was held under the Chairmanship of Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies, Nawang Rigzin Jora, here today. The meeting discussed threadbare various schemes being executed in Srinagar city. The Minister exhorted upon the […]

HC Gives Govt 4 Weeks To Act On Unrest Killings

SRINAGAR: Pulling them up sharply for failing to act on its last year’s orders on the 2010 unrest victims, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday gave the state and the central governments four weeks to carry out its instructions. At a hearing today before the division bench of Justices JP Singh and Muzaffar […]

Pragaash: Noose Tightened Around FB Abusers

SRINAGAR: Police have launched a crackdown on the online abusers, whose hate messages on social networking website Facebook, followed by a controversial decree by Grand Mufti forced the all-girls rock band ‘Pragaash’ into silence. They have started tracking down the IP addresses of the 26 users whose comments, out of the total 900 posts on […]