Of Media Hyped Military Rescue Operations In Kashmir Floods

Though it is a bit too late to write the account of the early rescue operation in Kashmir floods, but it is always relevant and important to tell a story—and importantly a hard fact story. Four days after the incessant raining and flooding in Kashmir, Indian home minister who was to visit border areas of […]

How Will Amma Wear 12000 Sarees In Jail?

It is shameful the way AIADMK party workers are going about disrupting normal life of the people in Tamil Nadu. Granted that Amma has been convicted, jailed, lost her Assembly seat and consequently her position as Chief Minister, but all this is due to a decision by a court of law. By resorting to anarchy, […]

Escalating a new war of millennium agenda?

After airstrikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq now the US has extended airstrikes on Syria as well. For their attacks inside Syria the US has organized for itself the support of a couple of US-supported Arab regimes Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Jordan besides Turkey.  In addition, the US Congress has again decided […]

Medical Emergency

The unfolding crisis in the Kashmir Valley after the floods have created complexities at various levels. Not only has it resulted in loss to property worth thousands of crore, break down of communication systems and roadways, huge damage to infrastructure, but it has also hit the health services in the affected areas badly. Not much […]

Molvi Iftikhar Ansari passes away

SRINAGAR: Renowned Shia leader and politician Moulvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, passed away here Tuesday morning leaving his multitude of followers in shock and grief.Molvi Iftikhar was diagnosed with cancer last year. He was shifted to his flooded Qamarwari residence ‘Darul Jawad’ from his daughters home in Zadibal Sunday night sparking speculations about his deteriorating condition. […]

Srinagaar-M’abad Bus Service Resumes

SRINAGAR: The bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir resumed Monday. “Karwan-e-Aman” (Peace Bus Service) along the Line of Control was suspended for more than 20 days because of unprecedented floods in Jammu and Kashmir. A senior state government official told IANS that 77 people, including 70 returnees (those going back after visiting […]

Rambagh traffic diverted through Tengpoara

Srinagar: According to Traffic Police, due to recent flood, Jawahar Nagar Road which is submerged and road stretch from Rambagh to Iqbal Park crossing is witnessing huge traffic load. In order to de-congest Rambagh to Iqbal Park crossing stretch of road for smooth plying of vehicles, no passenger vehicle and sumo will be allowed to […]

SIC starts functioning

Srinagar: According to Secretary J&K State Information Commission, J&K State Information Commission office in Srinagar has now started functioning regularly. The Commission has also allowed filing online applications on Commission’s Website www.jksic.nic.in from 10.a.m to 3 p.m. All the information seekers wanting to file appeals and complains and other requests with the Commission are informed […]

Bhalla reviews damage to Sports, Horti, Lib, Housing Infrastructure

SRINAGAR:- Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture and Youth Services & Sports, Mr. Raman Bhalla Monday convened a meeting of officers of Youth Services and Sports, Libraries and Horticulture Departments to receive the brief on the damages caused to these departments. Receiving the details of damages suffered in the Sports sector, the Minister was informed that […]

Immunize children: Govt

SRINAGAR:- The State Government has appealed the parents of left out children to report to nearby health centres or hospitals or medical centres or immunization centres for immunization of their children. Already 7 lakh vaccinations have been made till date. The vaccines are given to the children in the age group of 06 months to […]