PHE deptt. halts as minister insults chief engineer

I was only asking for probe into Rs. 5.84 Cr scam: Ch Ramzan Srinagar:  Kashmir’s all the eighteen divisions of Public Health Engineering have halted work in protest against the Transport Minister Choudhary Ramzan’s alleged misbehavior with the department’s Chief Engineer Muzaffar Lankar during a review meeting on Thursday. Lankar has resigned in protest but […]

Lankar quits for self respect

  Srinagar:  Chief Engineer Public and Health Engineering  Ahmed Muzaffar Lankar Thursday defended his action saying that during his government service he has gained nothing but only respect from his employees.“I am not like other officers who can tolerate the abusive remarks of any Minister. I have my self-respect and my conscience forced me to […]

Why all the wrongdoings are tagged with Omar-led coalition Govt ?

5 ministers face charges of power abuse, sexual assault SRINAGAR: The resignation of a top state official in protest against the abusive behavior of a minister is only an addition to the long list of politico-bureaucratic clash, which has become only too prominent ever since Omar Abdullah assumed office on 5 January 2009. Before the […]

1 lakh kids go missing in India every year

NEW DELHI: Official data put out by the Union Home Ministry of India in Parliament last month shows that over 3.25 lakh children went missing between 2011 and 2014 (till June) at an average of nearly 1 lakh children going missing every year- exposing the sheer neglect and apathy of the administration in tracing its […]

Pak to hand over captured BSF trooper today

NEW DELHI: Pakistani authorities on Thursday assured their BSF counterparts that a jawan, who was captured in their territory after being swept away by a strong current of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir, will be handed back on Friday. BSF sources said a company commander level flag meeting was held at 2.45pm in […]

Soldier killed in Bandipora accident

Srinagar: An Army soldier was killed and three others, including a lieutenant, sustained injures when a vehicle they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday.A senior army official said that an army Gypsy  (No. 05B089584) while on way to Gurez from Bandipora skidded off the road and […]

Pak regrets new Indian Army chief’s warning

‘His statement irresponsible’   ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday termed the recent warning of new Indian Army Chief to Pakistan as “irresponsible.”       Pertinently, the new Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on the first day of holding office earlier this month had issued a stern warning to Pakistan referring to alleged beheading incidents of […]

3 day international workshop inaugurated in GMC

SRINAGAR: The 3-day International workshop on autism in child and adolescents psychiatry was organized by the department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Srinagar, in collaboration with Royal College of Psychiatry London with support from WHO. The workshop was inaugurated by Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Mohammad Shafi Rather, who was also Chief Guest on the […]

12 year old girl goes missing

Srinagar: A 12 year old girl has gone missing after venturing out from her house in Srinagar city three days ago. The family members of Irfat Ara of Nai Sarak Haba Kadal Srinagar said that Irfat demanded Rs 10 from her mother to fetch chips packet from a nearby shop on August 4 but never […]

Baramulla mourns youth’s death

Baramulla: A day after a Palhallan youth was found dead in a residential house at Kreei here in north Kashmir district, the parts of the district observed a complete shutdown against his death. The first year student, Mudasir Ahmad Sofi, who, according to police, was behind rifle snatching incident at Pattan last week, was found […]

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