‘Google It’

A decade ago, Google was incorporated, though Google.com as a simple search engine to organize jumbled, haphazard data into information and make it universally accessible and to figure out into how things work out in virtual world. And no one would have an imagination even in their wildest dreams about its transformation into a multinational […]

Omar, Vohra greet people on Nauroz

JAMMU– Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has felicitated people on Nauroz wishing them happiness and prosperity. In a message on Nauroz-e-Alam, Omar Abdullah expressed the hope that the day will herald a new era of peace and progress in the State. The Chief Minister also highlighted the significance of March 21 as the World Arbor Day […]

NHPC Claim Has No Legs To Stand On: Civil Society

SRINAGAR: Terming a recent statement by a top NHPC officer as “threatening,” civil society in Kashmir on Wednesday said that the Corporation’s stand on power projects in the state had been disproved with documentary evidence. The financial director of the NHPC had yesterday day said that returning power projects to Jammu and Kashmir was “out […]

Sopore Killing: Youth Chased Into Hammam, Shot

SRINAGAR: The youth shot dead in Sopore on Tuesday night had been chased into a mosque hammam and gunned down ruthlessly, reports from the northern town said today. Suhail Ahmad Sofi had been talking to a friend in a compound near the local mosque in the Doabgah when the attackers appeared and fired a number […]

Sopore Killing Widely Condemned

SRINAGAR:  The killing of a youth, Sohail Ahmad Sofi, at Doabagh Sopore has been widely condmned with Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq calling for a through probe into the incident. “Hurriyat Conference has all along been against killing of innocent people and it continues to do so. We want that an independent investigation […]

Strike Disrupts Life In Valley

SRINAGAR: Despite a busy rumour mill, the Kashmir Valley observed a shutdown on Wednesday on the call of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Mashawarat which heads a campaign by separatist groups to demand the return of the bodies of Muhammad Afzal Guru and Muhammad Maqbool Bhat from the Tihar Jail. Shops in main commercial centres of the city […]

Murder-Accused Escapes, Rearrested

SRINAGAR: A South Kashmir resident accused of murder who escaped from police lock-up in the Mattan town on Tuesday night has been rearrested from Srigufwara, the police said today. Ghulam Nabi Bhat was in custody for having fatally injured his younger brother Muhammad Shafi on March 16 over a property dispute. According to the police, […]

Probe Underway in Recent Killings: Govt

SRINAGAR: The probe in the killings of two persons in Srinagar and Baramulla by security forces is under way, officials said today.  “We are in touch with Army and probe in the death of Tahir Ahmed Sofi killed allegedly by Army is going in right direction,” Investigating Officer, Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Manzoor Qadri said […]

Madrasa Boy In Hospital After Beating By Teacher

SRINAGAR: A 12-year-old boy has been hospitalised in the northern township of Handwara after being beaten mercilessly by his madrasa teacher, reports said. Doctors at the local sub-district hospital where the boy was admitted and kept under observation said that Danish Manzoor bore “torture” marks, and the wounds would take some time to heal. The […]