Control rooms to monitor road, other projects: Wani

Says delay in completion of works will be viewed seriously JAMMU:  The Government has decided to establish control rooms each at the offices of Chief Engineers of PMGSY, R&B, MED, JKPCC and Project Mughal Road both in Jammu and Srinagar to monitor the progress on the road projects besides receiving public grievances about the road […]

Javid Mir bereaved

Srinagar:  To the express the sympathies with Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman (H) over the sad demise of his uncle Haji Ghulam Rasool Mir, today a number of senior resistant leaders including Mohammad Yasin Malik, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Farooq Ahmad Dar (Biita Karate) Mohd Maqbool Sofi, Mohammad Abdullah Tari and others […]

CET Scam: CB Submits List of 12 Candidates

SRINAGAR: The Crime Branch has submitted a list of 12 candidates who have allegedly benefited out of Common Entrance Test (CET) paper leak scam of 2012. The Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) is likely to pass cancellation orders in a few days. Sources in the High Court here said that the details of 12 […]

Kunan Poshpora Mass Rape: Court arrays complainant as party

SRINAGAR: The sessions court Kupwara has arrayed the private complainant in Kunan Poshpora rape case   as a party on the basis of their protest petition.   The case is likely to be heard in January second week.   The court decided the Kunan Poshpora survivors application on their right to be heard and contest […]

Bid to Loot JK Bank, Revered Shrine

SRINAGAR: Emboldened by the police apathy burglars are striking at will in Srinagar and elsewhere. Amid tight police security, unidentified burglars last night made an unsuccessful attempt to loot branch of J&K Bank located at Nowhatta chowk in the old city. Police sources said that some unidentified persons tried to break into the bank branch […]

Kargil shivers at -18.9

SRINAGAR: Srinagar experienced its coldest night at minus 5.3 degrees Celsius while temperature plummeted to minus 18.9 degrees Celsius in Kargil town in Ladakh region. The MeT Department has said the weather would remain cold and dry over the next 24 hours and there is possibility of rains or snowfall on December 31.  “Srinagar recorded […]

Take cue from Delhi people: Agnivesh tells Kashmiris

‘Vested interests don’t want peace to prevail in Kashmir’ NEW DELHI:  Noted social activist Swami Agnivesh Monday said that Kashmiri people should take a cue from the people of Delhi and join hands to put an end to the corrupt system existing in Jammu and Kashmir. “The two decades long militancy has created so many […]

Wife-Paramour Held for Kulgam Murder

SRINAGAR: Kulgam police cracked a blind murder case by arresting the wife of the murdered person and her paramour. On 21 December, Kulgam police was informed by some people that a body was found hanging from a tree in an orchid at village Motargam near Kharnad. Police immediately rushed to the spot and started an […]

Azad reviews progress in Valley hospitals

SRINAGAR: The union minister for health and family welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday visited several hospitals across valley and directed the concerned officials to compete and upgradation and construction of healthcare institutions in old city, Chanapora and Pampore. Azad on his visit to JLNM and Gousia Hospital in old city reviewed the ongoing progress of […]

'Aam Admi' Kejriwal Takes Oath As Delhi CM

NEW DELHI: Anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal was sworn in Saturday as chief minister of India’s national capital region in what supporters hoped would mark a turning point in the nation’s graft-ridden politics. Huge cheers rang out as Kejriwal, who arrived for the ceremony on the city’s subway, took the oath office in front of tens […]