‘Poor’ healthcare at SMHS hospital: lives put on risk

Srinagar:  What could be seen as a major disappointment for the healthcare system of the state, Valley’s prime tertiary care SMHS hospital lack basic facilities—putting hundreds of patients and their attendants into trouble.  The hospital which caters to thousands of patient’s everyday is seen still running on the same pattern as it was in 1942, […]

Mufti Azam Jamiat Ahlihadees bereaved

Srinagar: Mother of Mufti Azam Jamiat Ahli-Hadees and renowned religious scholar Mufti Mohammad Yaqoob Baba Al-Madni, passed away today. Deceased was ailing from some time and was admitted in Hospital. President Jamiat Ahli-hadees Moulana Ghulam Mohammad Bhat Al-Madni, Secretary General Dr. Abdul Latief Al-Kindi and other leaders have expressed their heartfelt grief and sorrow over […]

Power woes to haunt people during winter

Srinagar: Amid chill, power woes have returned to haunt the people all across Kashmir Valley. Srinagar city is the worst hit as reports from different areas said the unscheduled power cuts have grown severe for the past one week, giving tough time to people, especially during morning and evening hours. There are scores of areas […]

Man hurt after stepping on mine

Jammu: A man was injured when he accidentally stepped on a landmine Tuesday near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said. “A civilian – identified as Muhammad Khurshid – stepped accidentally on a landmine near the LoC in Bhimber Ghali sector of Rajouri district around 4 p.m.,” defence ministry spokesman […]

Porter injured in landmine blast

Poonch: An Army porter was injured in a landmine blast in Mendhar area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Official sources said that Mohammad Khursheed son of Mohammad Zaman of Rajdani Rajouri was carrying supplies for Army in mountainous top near Terkundi Nallah this afternoon when he accidently stepped over a landmine. […]

Deadlock Continues As PDP, BJP Scramble to Get Numbers

SRINAGAR: There were no signs of either the PDP, the largest group, or the BJP, the close runner-up, getting the requisite numbers to stake claim to forming a new government in Jammu and Kashmir as the deadline set by Governor NN Vohra for discussions fast approached. A team of the PDP, which has 28 MLAs […]

‘Grand Alliance’ will divide state: BJP

SRIANAGR:  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said that the stand of National Conference with regard to government formation in Jammu and Kashmir is much softer than People’s Democratic Party. The party however added that, NC leadership is confused and has failed to come up with any ‘solid’ agenda before BJP. State Vice President and in […]

Madhav, Jugal meet Guv

Srinagar: With the suspense continuing over the formation of new government in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) general secretary Ram Madhav and state unit chief Jugal Kishore met Governor NN Vohra Tuesday and deliberate over the issue. The Governor on Friday had sent separate letters, inviting PDP President, Mehbooba Mufti and state […]

Don’t expect breakthrough in near future: PDP

Srinagar: Despite its president Mehbooba Mufti leaving for the winter capital to meet the governor, Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said no breakthrough is expected in the near future over the formation of the new government. PDP chief spokesman Naeem Akhtar said that no serious conclusion has been drawn so far over the formation of […]

Ram Sena Demands Separate Jammu

JAMMU: Controversial right-wing outfit Sri Ram Sena today demanded the creation of a “separate Jammu state” while alleging discrimination against the area in the hands of Kashmir-based leaders. “We are not in favor of the trifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, but the circumstances created by the Kashmiri leaders have compelled us to […]