Afzal Echoes During Presidential Address

NEW DELHI: Protests over the hanging of Afzal Guru and alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka marred President Pranab Mukherjee’s speech in parliament Thursday. As Mukherjee was speaking at the start of the budget session, G.N. Ratanpuri of the National Conference got up and raised the issue of Afzal Guru’s hanging here Feb 9. Meanwhile, […]

All KU Exams Postponed

SRINAGAR: All the Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held  on 22nd February (Friday) have been postponed.  According to University PRO, fresh dates will be notified separately.  

Amarnath Yatra: Registration to commence on 18th March

JAMMU:  The process of registering Yatris for this year’s Shri Amarnathji Yatra shall commence on 18th March, 2013, simultaneously for both the Baltal and Chandanwari routes, through 422 Bank Branches. The decision to commence the registration for this year’s Yatra was taken during an extensive review meeting held today by the Shrine Board Chairman, N. […]

Fresh Avalanche Warning Issued

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir has issued an avalanche warning from February 21 to 24, 2013 in view of expected moderate to heavy snowfall in snow bound areas of Kashmir Valley which include Kupwara, Baramulla and Anantnag districts. People living in these areas have been advised not to venture into steep avalanche-prone slopes during the said […]

INGOU Entrance Tests on 24th Feb

SRINAGAR: Entrance Tests for Management Programmes (Openmat-xxxiii) and Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC) programmes for the sessions starting from July, 2013 on Sunday 24th February, 2013 through Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be held on10am to 1pm for the course of Openmat-xxxiii and from 10am to 12pm for the course of […]

Omar Meets Prime Minister

NEW DELHI – Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday afternoon met Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh here and discussed issues relating to the recent developments in the State.  

JK Loses to Haryana

NADAUN: Parvez Rassol’s all-round effort went in vain as Jammu and Kashmir lost their final North Zone league fixture to Haryana by 40 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday. Parvez picked up three wickets for 48 runs and then struck 62-ball 47 while chasing the 231-run target but could not prevent his team’s […]

LPV launched at JLNM Hospital

SRINAGAR: The Liquid Pentavalent Vaccine (LPV), the multipurpose vaccine for immunization of children against five diseases was launched to replace the Diphtheria Purities Tetanus (DPT) in a workshop at JLNM hospital by Director Health Services, Kashmir here today. The workshop was jointly organized by Directorate of health Services Kashmir and Directorate of Family Welfare and […]

Scores of Illegal city constructions demolished

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) and Lakes and Waterway Development Authority (LAWDA) have demolished illegal constructions which had came up in the summer capital, Srinagar, during the past week, taking advantage of prevailing situation after the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on February 9. Official sources said today a two storied building […]

PCI issues model guidelines for publication of overseas job advertisements

JAMMU:-Taking strong notice of publication of advertisements regarding overseas jobs by unauthorized foreign employees/recruiting agents, the Press Council of India (PCI) has issued Model guidelines for publishing overseas advertisements in accordance with Emigration Act 1983. These fresh guidelines will regulate the manner and procedure to be followed by the companies for advertising the overseas vacancies […]