Pellet Guns in Kashmir Turn 12 Blind in 4 Yrs

SRINAGAR: The records provided by the two major hospitals of the Valley, under Right to Information Act (RTI) Wednesday revealed that more than 165 people were seriously injured including 12 who lost eye sight due to pellet gun injuries during last four years. According to Department of General Surgery SKIMS Medical College Bemina has stated […]

Kunan Poshpora:Court Grants Another ‘Last Opportunity’ To Army

SRINAGAR: Members of civil society, the Village Committee, Kunan Poshpora and the Support Group for Kunan Poshpora visited Kupwara Sessions Court Thursday to observe and record the legal proceedings in the Kunan Poshpora case. According to a joint statement, the visit was part ‘collective struggle’ to hold institutions accountable, to contest and expose what the […]

PNB Serves Possession Notice To Highland Motors

Company owes Rs 13, 34, 31055 to PNB SRINAGAR: Punjab National Bank (PNB) has repeated a possession notice to Highland Automobiles asking it to deliver possession of the secured assets for failing to pay Rs 133431055 due to the bank against a loan availed by the company. “…The amount due to the bank has not […]

Cabinet orders transfers, postings

JAMMU: The Cabinet which met here under the Chairmanship of Chief Minster, Omar Abdullah today ordered the following transfers and postings in Civil Administration. Shabir Ahmad Bhat, Director Area Planning and Ex-Officio Special Secretary to the Government, Planning and Development Department has been transferred and posted as Director Command Area Development, Jammu, relieving Director, Agriculture, […]

Pakistani Student Awarded Degree By KU

SRINAGAR: Nadia Mehr has become the first Pakistani to have completed doctorate from Kashmir University. Nadia completed her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in History from KU under the South Asia Foundation (SAF) program. Daughter of Mehr Din of Pakistan Nadia said that it was the “most memorable part of her life to pursue doctorate from […]

Snowfall Likely By Weekend: Met Office

SRINAGAR: Moderate to light snowfall is likely to occur in the Kashmir Valley Saturday and Sunday as night temperatures would also rise during this period, the weather office said. “Moderate to light snowfall will occur in higher reaches of the Valley on Dec 21 and 22,” Sonam Lotus, director of the local weather office, said. […]

Woman’s Mystery Death Spark Protests in Sopore

SRINAGAR: Police Thursday detained the father of two after his wife was found dead in her Sopore home. Locals alleged that the woman was murdered by her husband. According to reports Rehana Akhtar (30) resident of Narpora was married to one Irshad Ahmed Reshi, resident of Shangri Top Watlab some 10 years back and the […]

India shining

The case of arrest, handcuffing and stripping for search of an Indian lady diplomat by US agencies has created an outrage in India that has resulted in retaliatory actions by the Indian government against the US embassy and diplomats in Delhi and is sure to cause irritation if not disturbance in the Indo-US relations. While […]

Indo-US Row: Anti-US rallies in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Thousands of protesters have expressed outrage at the US over the arrest of a female Indian diplomat and her invasive body probe by New York police. On Wednesday, large crowds of Indian protesters took to streets in New Delhi and several other major cities to vent their anger at the US. They were […]

Lokpal: ‘J&K first state to take historic step’

JAMMU: Hailing decision of the Parliament to pass Lokpal Bill today, patron of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today there was a need to launch a decisive war against corruption in the country. He said that passing of Lokpal Bill was the landmark step towards eradicating the menace of corruption but lot […]

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