KU Prof Held For Wife Beating

SRINAGAR: A Kashmir University professor was arrested by police on Tuesday after his in-laws registered a case against him complaining that the said professor not only demanded dowry from his wife but also beat her up ruthlessly. Sources said that Assistant Professor of Botony Department in Kashmir University, Lateef Ahmed Pir beat his wife to […]

Bear Attack Sparks Protests

BANDIPORE: Protests rocked Bandipore against the district administration and Wild Life Department after the news spread about the death of a youth who was mauled along with his other colleagues by bears a few days before at ChittayBanday Argam. A stray bear mauled another elderly person at the same place when he was returning home […]

Geelani calls for post-Friday protests

Srinagar: Reacting against the unfortunate mysterious deaths of two Kashmiri youth in Mumbai and Rajasthan Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani has appealed people to observe peaceful protest demonstrations after Friday prayers on July 19. “It is a serious matter and until the facts are traced, it is obligatory for us to raise voice […]

Govt official held for making illegal appointments

Srinagar:State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) Tuesday arrested a government official for making illegal appointments in a municipal committee of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district four years ago. “SVO has arrested Abdul Rashid Shah, the then In-charge Executive Officer of Municipal Committees Sumbal/Hajin and Bandipora presently attached with Divisional Commissioner Srinagar’s office for illegal appointments made in Municipal […]

No power on earth can amend or abrogate Article 370: Soz

Srinagar: No power on earth can amend or abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution of India without the will of people of Jammu and Kashmir, State Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) chief Saifuddin Soz asserted on Tuesday. “The Article will continue to remain as an integral part of Constitution of India,” Soz was quoted as having […]

NC responsible for stinking, unhygienic Srinagar: PDP

Srinagar: Questioning the government claims on development of Srinagar city Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday claimed under the present dispensation the capital city has witnessed a total reversal of planned development process and it has been left to the whims and political priorities of a few ruling politicians. In a statement the party chief spokesperson […]

Omar for setting definite goals for women empowerment

SRINAGAR – Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday asked the State Mission Authority for women empowerment to set the definite goals, share programmes and make regular review a constant feature of functioning to ensure success in the stupendous task of women welfare and empowerment. Chairing the first meeting of State Mission Authority for implementation of National […]

Yatra-2013: Guv Visits Sheshnag, Nunwan Camps

SRINAGAR, JULY 16 – The Governor, Mr. N. N. Vohra, who is Chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, visited Sheshnag, Chandanwari and Nunwan Camps to review the arrangements put in place for the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, which entered the 19th day today. The Governor, accompanied by Mr. Navin K. Choudhary, Chief Executive Officer […]

Dogs Unleash Terror in Shalimar

Srinagar: In a shocking incident, a three-year-old girl and a youth on Monday evening were attacked and seriously injured by a dog in Shalimar area of Srinagar while they were walking towards their home. Three-year-old Masooma, daughter of Mohammad Maqbool of Hyderiya Colony Shalimar was walking towards home with other children when a pack of […]

Complaint cells established in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: According to the Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, complaint cells have been established in the offices of Assistant Director CA&PD, Ganderbal and Tehsildars of the district in order to ensure the quality and rates of food items being sold in the markets of the district. Anybody having any complaint may contact Assistant Director CA&PD department, Ganderbal […]

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