12 Yrs On: ‘Men at Work’ At Pattan Trauma Centre

PATTAN: Pattan Trauma Centre that was inaugurated by then Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed in 2002 missed the deadline for the consecutive seventh time today.  Locals alleged that it is a glaring example of official apathy, while even after 12 years, the Trauma Centre is still incomplete. Residents said that  the state government seems to […]

Will follow separatists call on poll boycott: JAH

SRINAGAR:  Jamiat-e-Ahli-Hadees (JeH) Thursday passed the buck on pro-freedom camp- stating the organization will follow the line of separatist leadership in letter and spirit on forthcoming elections. Talking to KNS, JAH chief Gulam Mohammad Bhat said that the calls issued by Kashmir’s pro-freedom leaders will be followed and that Jamiat has already made its position […]

Jaleel Andrabi remembered

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Thursday held special prayers and paid rich tributes to slain human rights campaigner Jaleel Andrabi on his death anniversary. Andrabi, who was one of the leading human rights activists of Kashmir, was found dead on March 27, 1996. He was killed in army custody and the main culprit in […]

Villagers without power for 21 days block Bandipore highway

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of people blocked a vital highway for hours today against the non-availability of electricity transformer in Ajas area of the northern district Bandipore. Witnesses said that hundreds of Ajas residents took to streets and held strong demonstration against the power development department. The protesters blocked the critical Srinagar-Bandipore highway since early morning till […]

First ever gall bladder surgery at CHC Zainapora

SHOPIAN: Doctors at Community Health Centre (CHC) Zainapora, District Shopian performed first ever cholecystectomy (gall bladder surgery) on a 30 year old female patient of Reshipora on 26 March. Directorate of Health said the surgery was conducted under the supervision of BMO Shopian and the team was headed by Dr Altaf (Surgeon) and Dr Nasir […]

Consumers suffer as monopoly of LPG dealers continue

ANANTNAG: Puncturing the tall claims of authorities about the home delivery of LPG, people in different areas of  South Kashmir’s Anantnag town continue to be seen waiting in queue outside LPG counters for getting a cylinder. People alleged that monopoly of the gas agencies is the only reason for the mess. In Anantnag hundreds of […]

CPI (M) demands quality fertilizers, pesticides for growers

SRINAGAR: The CPI (M) State Committee today expressed its deep concern over the negligence of the administration, regarding the availability of quality fertilizers and various agro-chemicals; urgently required by the orchardists of the state, as the new fruit season has already begun.  In a statement issued here, the CPIM) asserted that despite the fact that […]

Fake currency: Court rejects bail of accused

SRINAGAR:  Second Additional and Sessions Judge Thursday again rejected bail plea of the accused allegedly involved in operating a fake currency racket in Kashmir which was busted by police on March 11 this year. According to Chief Prosecuting Officer (CPO) Afaq Ahmad the court turned down the bail pleas of the accused after the Public […]

Mirwaiz expresses condolences to Oberoi

SRINAGAR: APHC Chairman Dr. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed profound grief and regret over the sad demise of Preeti Oberoi, wife of prominent journalist and communications head of ICRC Surinder Singh Oberoi. Expressing solidarity and sympathy with bereaved Surinder Oberoi, Mirwaiz paid tributes to the professional duties of the noted journalist. Mirwaiz said Oberoi’s wife […]

YES BANK launches recruitment drive in KU

SRINAGAR: A high level delegation from Yes Bank headed by Rajnish Dutta Senior President HR and Pulkit Honda, Vice President Trainings, visited University of Kashmir to recruit stuudents. During the visit 27 appointment letters were handed over to the selected candidates. Speaking on the occasion Prof. Zaffar Ahmed Reishi, Registrar, KU, said that YES BANK […]