Death of woman: Committee submits report

Pattan: District Health Officer Baramulla who was entrusted with job to probe into the circumstances that resulted into the death of a pregnant woman in North Kashmir’s Sub District Hospital Pattan on May 28 submitted his report before Chief Medical Officer Baramulla. Pertinently, on Wednesday evening soon after the death of a pregnant woman namely […]

Man Drowns Day Before Wedding

Srinagar: In a tragic incident, a man, whose wedding was scheduled for Sunday, died today after he went to wash his face in a stream in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, locals said. Muhammad Ashraf Bhat son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat, who was a resident of Shahstargam village of Dooru in the district, had gone to […]

Teenager set herself ablaze, critical

Srinagar: A teenage girl in Pampore area of Pulwama district set herself ablaze and was in critical condition, sources said here. A seventeen year old girl (name with held) hailing from Samboora locked herself in a room and then set herself ablaze.  “The girl started shouting and her family members broke the door open and […]

Khalid accorded warm send-off

SRINAGAR-After completing his 2-year term as Secretary J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages, Khalid Bashir Ahmad today demitted office handing over the charge to the senior-most Additional Secretary, Haroon Rashid, till the government appoints a new Secretary. At the Academy’s Central Office here, Khalid was accorded warm send- off by his colleagues who recalled […]

Omar inaugurates PDD’s Data Recovery Centre

JAMMU – Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah this evening inaugurated Data Recovery Centre established by Power Development Department at Gladni here. This is the replica of the Data Centre inaugurated by the Chief Minister at Bemina the other day. Constructed at a cost of about Rs. 5 crores the Data Recovery Centre is a state-of-art modern […]

Mufti was part of Article 370 Erosion: NC

Srinagar: In the wake of certain remarks about Article 370 that have given way to apprehensions in J&K, National Conference has asked PDP to clarify on the role of its patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in the systemic erosion of Article 370 from 1953 to 1975 when Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was a part of G. M. […]

Not Joining PDP : Taj

SRINAGAR: Congress leader and minster for health and medical education Taj Mohi-u-Din  on Saturday clarified that the reports published in a section of press indicating his joining People Democratic Party (PDP) are ‘baseless’.   Talking to KNS, Taj said that he will sue the newspapers that have carried the report. “These reports are part of […]

Mughal Road Reopens

POONCH: The historic Mughal Road, which remained closed for several months of winter, has been thrown open for traffic. Deputy Commissioner Poonch Sajjad Ahmed Khan said that as per Executive Engineer, R&B the snow from Peer Ki Gali and Chhata Pani, besides areas on north side of Peer Pass, has been cleared from the road. […]

Road accidents claim more lives than militancy

Srinagar: Outgoing Director General of Police Ashok Prasad Saturday said that the capacity of Jammu and Kashmir police to create an environment for free and fair elections is increasing while the police have been able to reduce the  level of violence generally associated with the elections especially the threats from militants, poll boycott calls forwarded […]

Open city manholes turning death traps

SRINAGAR: Despite claims of the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) of investing crores of rupees in Rakh-Aarth Bemina to rehabilitate Dal dwellers, scores of people Saturday staged a massive protest against LAWDA who alleged that a 2 year old kid who slipped to death in a mane-hole on Friday died due to negligence of […]

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