Swine Flu Advisory Issued For Valley

Health Authorities On High Alert, SKIMS Says Treatment Available SRINAGAR: With swine flu reported to be surfacing again, the union health ministry has issued a ten-point public advisory for Kashmir, Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana, even as authorities have put the Valley on high alert. The virus, also known as H1N1, has already claimed one […]

Cabinet Meet On Monday, To Appoint New CS

SRINAGAR: The state cabinet is meeting in the winter capital Jammu on Monday for a key session, and among other decisions, is likely to appoint the new chief secretary to the Jammu and Kashmir government. According to sources, the cabinet will discuss the agenda for the upcoming budget session of the assembly, and finalise the […]

Another Baby Girl Abandoned

SRINAGAR: A newborn baby girl was found abandoned in G B Pant hospital for children on Friday, fifth such case reported in the valley this year. Hospital officials said that the baby girl was admitted after a woman brought her for treatment. “The newborn baby’s umbilical cord was found loosely tied by a thread and […]

SHRC Reminds Omar Abdullah of His Promise

Rights body flays police for ‘intentional faulty investigations’  SRINAGAR: “The death of Anjum (Nazim) Rashid in police custody is a gross human rights violation and inexcusable. Things like this cannot be allowed to happen,” This is what Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had written on the micro-blogging site twitter when in July 2011 Nazim Rashid died […]

OIC Has No Locus Standi on Kashmir: India

NEW DELHI: With some weariness, the government of India rejected all claims made by Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar at the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) about Kashmir. Responding to questions about the statement made at the recently concluded OIC Contact Group meeting on Kashmir held in Cairo, the official spokesperson […]

Asteroid To Skim By In Record Near Miss – Nasa

The 130,000 tonne space rock will miss Earth so narrowly that it will come within the orbit of some communication satellites, travelling at a speed of five miles per second – eight times the speed of a bullet from a rifle. Scientists at Nasa calculate that Asteroid 2012 DA14 will whistle past Earth on February […]

Khamenei rejects talks with US under pressure

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has rejected any talks with the United States under pressure and threats. “I am not a diplomat. I am a revolutionary and speak frankly, honestly, and firmly. An offer of talks makes sense only when the side [that makes the offer] shows its goodwill,” Ayatollah Khamenei said […]

Modi’s PR

In his address to the students at Delhi University’s SRCC, Narendra Modi rightly talked about the overwhelming feeling of pessimism prevailing in the country. The nation awaits true freedom in the form of good governance, he rightly observed. Referring to Gujarat’s progress, he told the young audience that the State’s model was based on being […]

National Ski Championship at Gulmarg from Feb. 11

Ski Lift, Heli Port, 400 KVA Solar Plant Opened at Gulmarg GULMARG:-Minister for Tourism, Mr Ghulam Ahmad Mir, on Thursday inaugurated a state-of-the-art Ski lift, Ski rescue base and Ski heli port at the world famous ski-resort here. He also laid foundation of Tourist Information center there. Latest technology has been adopted in the construction […]

2800 players to take part in JKP tournaments

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Police is organizing Inter Battalion and Inter Zone Sports Tournaments-2013 at Jammu. 2800 players are participating in the Tournaments being held from March 2nd to 7th and April 2nd to 6th, 2013 respectively. The arrangements for the tournaments were finalized at a senior officers meeting held at Armed Police Headquarters (APHQ) […]