Omar welcomes Modi model of development

SRINAGAR:  Welcoming Prime Minister, Narindra Modi in Ladakh to lay foundation of 220 KV Transmission Line and inaugurate Nemo-Bazgo, Leh and Chutak, Kargil Power Projects, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday mentioned the former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and praised him for taking up the two power projects in the Prime Minister’s Reconstruction Programme- PMRP […]

Govt mulling cash relief to Kunan victims

SRINAGAR: The state government Tuesday admitted that it had no problem in paying compensation to the victims of the Kunan Poshpora mass rape, allegedly by the Indian armed forces. The government counsel in response to a petition filed by the survivors of the Kunan Poshpora mass rape and torture case, stated that in principle they […]

Kashmir’s indigenous filmmaking gets boost

Srinagar: To give a boost to the filmmakers and filmmaking of the region Experimental Moving Images & Theatre during its biannual calendar event the prestigious International Film Festival of Kashmir has this year slotted the retrospective section for the Kashmiri filmmaker Ali Emran. Filmmaking in Kashmir began way back in 1964. Manziraat is known to […]

3 Petrol Pumps fined

SRINAGAR: A team of Legal Metrology Department (LMD) conducted surprise e inspection of Petrol Pumps of Budgam, Bandipora and Baramulla districts to ascertain the delivery and during the checking four petrol pumps were penalized for short delivery. About two dozen petrol pump stations were inspected in these districts. A penal sum of Rs. 12000 was […]

Tarigami decries use of force against employees

Srinagar: State Secretary CPI M Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami has condemned the use of excessive force on a peaceful protest demonstration by J&K Non Gazatted Horticulture Employees Union in Srinagar today. Condemning the lathicharge on the protesting employees,  Tarigami said that instead of giving an ear to the employees’ problems, the government  is trying to scuttle […]

Now visit Srinagar, CPIM tells Modi

SRINAGAR: Expressing concern over the way India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ignoring the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar, State Secretary Communist Party of India (Marxist), Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami Tuesday said that he fails to understand why Narendra Modi is shying away from the people of Kashmir. “He came to Jammu, met people […]

Dirty water, food brings pandemic to Kupwara village

SRINAGAR: After the outbreak of waterborne diseases in Zurhama village of frontier district Kupwara that has affected the residents of whole village, health department has issued an advisory directing people of village to take precautions and consume only boiled water only. Sources said that thousands of people of Zurhama village are being treated by a […]

Shopian shuts against police excesses

Shopian town in South Kashmir observed a shutdown on Tuesday. The call was given by Hurriyat G chairman Syed Ali Geelani against what he had called ‘police atrocities’ and the high handedness of a police official in harassing people. All the shops and business establishments remained closed however, private transport plied smoothly on roads. Geelani […]

Bear mauls woman

Srinagar, CNS: A bear mauled a lady to death in Ahalan Gadool, Kokernag. A 40 year old lady Zaina Begum wife of Farooq Ahmad Gigi resident of Ahlan Bala Gadool, Kokernag, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kokernag was attacked by a bear at Ahalan Gadool. She received sever injuries in the attack and was […]

Watchman slips to death

Srinagar: Watchman of a private contractor slipped to death in Central Kashmir’s Kangan town of Ganderbal district while, a 10th standard girl student hanged self to death in Tulail area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Police sources said that Fayz Ahmed Mir son of Abdul Aziz resident of Barlam Panzin Kangan employed by a private […]

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