Vikar inaugurates SPV at KG Polytechnic, Sgr

SRINAGAR: Minister for Technical Education Vikar Rasool inaugurated 100 kWp Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) Power Plant under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission at Kashmir Government Polytechnic, Gogji Bagh, Srinagar at a cost of Rs. 2.70 crores here today. Interacting with the faculty and students of the college, the Minister said that the Plant has been provided […]

Vohra inaugurates World Yoga Conference at JU

JAMMU– Governor N. N. Vohra has called for enlarging awareness about the relevance of Yoga, adding that it can make a most significant contribution towards the establishment of stable societies which promote brotherhood, harmony and peace. The Governor, as Chief Guest, was inaugurating a 3-day World Yoga Conference on “Global Peace and Harmony through Holistic […]

Peerzada reviews working of Auqaf

JAMMU:- The Minister for Haj, Auqaf and Public Enterprises Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed today asked the Auqaf Islamia Jammu to   prepare an inventory of its land and property to ensure that it was preserved and put to better use.  The Minister passed the direction at a meeting convened to review the financial and physical achievements […]

Most Of Valley Under Curbs Today

Restrictions To Be Enforced In 11 Srinagar Precincts SRINAGAR: In view of separatist calls for protests after congregational prayers, authorities have decided to impose “restrictions” on public movement in most parts of Kashmir on Friday. Orders to this effect were issued under section 144 of the CrPC this evening by various district magistrates in the […]

Security Better in Kashmir: President

NEW DELHI:  The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast has shown “a perceptible improvement”, President Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday. Addressing both houses of parliament, Mukherjee said the government was pursuing a two-pronged approach to deal with Maoists. “The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast has shown a perceptible improvement,” […]

18 Killed in Hyderabad Blasts

HYDERABAD:  Serial bomb blasts rocked Hyderabad Thursday evening, killing 18 people and injuring 47 others, eye witnesses said. Police have confirmed only seven deaths. The two near-simultaneous explosions occurred in Dilsukhnagar area in the city when it was crowded with people returning home. According to some eye witness accounts, three explosions were heard. Dilsukhnagar is […]

Mirwaiz Returns, Put Under House Arrest

SRINAGAR: The chairman of the Hurriyat (M), Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, was placed under house arrest here on Thursday shortly after he returned from Delhi, his alliance said. Confined to his quarters in New Delhi till yesterday after the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru, the Mirwaiz was taken into custody by the police on landing at […]

Togadia Deported From Jammu Airport

JAMMU: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader and international general secretary Praveen Togadia was today detained at Jammu Airport here. Dr Togadia arrived here this morning on a two-day visit to the winter capital and other districts of the region. “The VHP leader was detained on his arrival at airport under precautionary measures,” a police official here […]

Mainstream Leaders Not Welcome For Fateha: Guru’s Kin

SRINAGAR: The family of Muhammad Afzal Guru on Thursday said that mainstream leaders were not welcome in their home to pay condolence, saying they. “Those who swear by the constitution of India are not allowed to visit us in the garb of offering condolence,” Guru’s cousin, Muhammad Yasin, said. “Some people are creating confusion by […]

LC Polls: 3 Elected Unopposed

JAMMU: Three candidates have been declared elected unopposed to the Legislative Council Seats, Retiring Officer for Biennial Election of the Council announced today. Those elected unopposed included Rani Gargi Baloria of Indian National Congress Party (INC), Devinder Singh Rana of National Conference and Mr. Yashpal Sharma of People’s Democratic Party. Thursday was the last date […]