24 More Drugs Declared Substandard

DAK to Launch Awareness Campaign  SRINAGAR: At least twenty four drugs supplied to various hospitals of Jammu and Kashmir, including the prestigious SKIMS, have been declared substandard by two premier drug testing laboratories, according to a report by Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO). The ‘substandard’ drugs are widely available in the chemist shops as […]

Massive Searches On In North: 3 Militants, Soldier Killed in Fresh Battles

SRINAGAR: Three militants and a soldier were killed in the ongoing operations at Mooldara and Tanghdar forests in frontier district of Kupwara today pushing the death toll to 14. Official sources said that two militants and a soldier were killed and two other soldiers injured in an ongoing operation at eagle post in Tanghdar sector. […]

‘Demand for separate Pandit homeland unacceptable’

Mirwaiz Urges Pandits to Return Home Srinagar: Asking Kashmiri Pandits to pay heed to the “propaganda of communal fanatics”, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday urged them to return to their homes in Kashmir Valley.   Rejecting the demand of Panun Kashmir for a separate homeland, Mirwaiz said that such an idea […]

Masked Men Terrorizes People in Chenab Valley

Doda: A band of masked men have let loose a reign of terror in Muslim populated areas of Chenab Valley.  People alleged that unknown masked men armed with fire arms knock at the doors of people during Sehri sparking panic. “All around there is chaos in Thathri Tehsil, residents said. Masked men have appeared in […]

Eid A Week Away, Treasuries High & Dry

Srinagar: With only a week left for Eid-ul-Fitr, government treasuries remain empty and employees and contractors are furious. Treasuries are running high and dry in Kashmir due to which government employees are without salaries from past several months. A treasury officer on condition of anonymity said that treasuries across Kashmir are having liability of more […]

Arrest Triggers Clashes in Pattan

Pattan: Clashes erupted between people and police in Palhalan area of Pattan town when at least three thousand people blocked the Srinagar Muzafarabad road after the arrest of a shopkeeper by Army and Police on Saturday. Sources said that in a joint operation, Army personnel from 29 RR and police raided the shop of one […]

100 Buildings Damaged in Kishtwar Quake

KISHTWAR: More than 100 buildings were damaged and two persons were injured when an earthquake of moderate intensity shook Kishtwar and Doda districts today.  The quake, measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, jolted Kishtwar and Doda districts in Jammu region and parts of the Valley at around 3.08 am, a day after a similar tremor […]

A Father’s Dream Fulfilled

Mukhtar Memorial Society is a nongovernmental organization and is named in the memory of my paternal grandfather Mukhtar Mohammad Khan. The NGO was founded in the year 2004 by my father Late Professor Abrar Hassan Khan.  In a tragic turn of events my father passed away in an accident in the year 2005, before the […]

Time to Introspect Why Success is Nowhere: Malik

Srinagar: JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik Friday warned that to safeguard economic, trade and strategic relations with India, world community’s criminal silence on the plight of Kashmiris is going to make the world especially sub-continent much more dangerous and vulnerable and will ignite the already volatile situation of this region. Addressing a huge gathering at […]

Cong Demands Kamal’s Apology, Expulsion from NC

Jammu: Taking strong exception to the “indecent and abusive” utterances of Dr. Mustafa Kamal against Congress party and its leadership, several senior congress leaders have demanded an apology from the National Conference leadership and expulsion of Dr. Kamal from the party. In a meeting chaired by veteran Congress leader, freedom fighter, ex-MLA and President District […]

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