India orders series of reprisals against US

NEW DELHI: A political row between India and the US is escalating over an Indian diplomat’s arrest in New York, as New Delhi is taking a series of retaliatory measures. The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has ordered the revocation of all ID cards issued by the ministry to officials at US consulates across the […]

JLNM hospital a dumping place for blue eyed doctors: DAK

SRINAGAR: President Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan today said that JLNM Rainawari has become a dumping place for blue eyed doctors. “The centre is there to appease politicians/bureaucrats by posting their kith and kin through director health services Kashmir who is doing it to safeguard his position as he has been appointed as director […]

KU, British HC Essay Competition on Multiculturalism

SRINAGAR: Kashmir University  Vice Chancellor  Prof Talat Ahmad today declared  Najwa Shabir undergraduate student from  Women’s College M A Road winner of the Essay Competition  on  multiculturalism organised jointly by Department of Students Welfare and British High Commission  New Delhi. The purpose of the competition was to strengthen the existing relationship between University of Kashmir […]

Protests in Old City

Police file case against CRPF, stone pelters SRINAGAR: Amid a complete shutdown, protests erupted Tuesday in Aali Kadal area of the Old town against the alleged excesses by the CRPF troopers on Monday evening following a stone pelting incident.  Meanwhile, police has filed a case against the CRPF personnel and the unknown stone pelters to […]

Brand Kashmir being maligned: Kanwal

‘Have initiated legal action against SMC Health Officer’ SRINAGAR:  Kanwal Agro Food Industries Anantnag Tuesday termed the claims made by a Health Officer of Srinagar Municipal Corporation as hollow and void and said that the company has initiated legal action against the said officer for maligning the image and credibility of the company. Pertinently, SMC […]

‘Militants’ With Toy Guns

SRINAGAR: Two timber smugglers who were disguising as militants during the last night at Tral area of Awantipora were arrested by police. “The duo identified as Ishfaq Ahamd Lone son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Chewllar, Tral and Bilal Ahmad Magray son of Mohammad Akbar resident of Chana Kitaar, Tral were spotted by an Army […]

J&K Bank pays 441 Cr advance tax

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank paid an advance tax of Rs 176 crore for the third quarter of the current financial year 2013-14. So far, the bank has paid the total advance tax of Rs 441 crore for the three quarters ending December, 2013, which is 26 percent higher than the tax paid for the same period […]

Phase II Of Jehlum Beautification Drive Begins

SRINAGAR: Drive Authorities have taken up resurrection and beautification of the River Jhelum in Jammu and Kashmir to boost tourism and generate employment. Authorities associated with the rehabilitation and beautification drive have sought help from the state government. So far, the drive has seen an expenditure of Rs 3.33 crore in the drainage and development […]

‘Up to people to use arsenal against corruption’

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday said that his government equipped the people with required law-arsenal to wage war against corruption and nib this evil in the bud. “We empowered people legally to scan the government functionaries from Chief Minister to the lowest ranking official by re-constituting Accountability Commission (AC), constituting State Commission under Right […]

Tral Shuts on CM’s Visit

SRINAGAR: For the second time in less than a month, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday had to face an embarrassing situation during his visit to Tral town, where a complete shutdown was observed upon his arrival.  Reports said that a spontaneous shutdown was observed in Tral town today against the visit of Chief Minister, Omar […]