Mega film on Prophet Muhammad (S) Set for Premiere

TEHRAN: A multimillion-dollar biopic about Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)– Iran’s most expensive and lavish film to date – to counter, what films director says, negative portrayal of most revered person in Islam, is set to premiere on Sunday. The film does not show the face of Prophet. Tehran’s Fajr international film festival, which coincides with the […]

Katju’s advice to BJP: Make Shazia CM candidate, she’s more beautiful than Bedi

NEW DELHI: In probably the most bizarre statement made about the Delhi Assembly Election 2015, former chairman of the Press Council of India justice Markandey Katju has said that BJP should have made Shazia Ilmi their CM candidate because she is more beautiful than Kiran Bedi. After suggesting to make Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif ‘President […]

Entrepreneurship no longer just ‘boys club’

Pulwam: More women, including housewives, are approaching Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) to take up enterprise creation as their career option thus narrowing down the gender gap in the business landscape of the state. Though the gap is too large to be filled so soon, but investing in business loving women has been […]

Slain Boys Father Pins Hope on New Govt.

SRINAGAR: The father of slain teenager Wamiq Farooq on Saturday said that he is hopeful that new government in the state would bring killers of his son to justice. Hailing from Rainawari area, 17 year old Wamiq Farooq was killed on January 31 in 2010 after police fired a teargas shell directly on his head […]

Daily-wagers to hold protests

SRINAGAR: The daily-rated workers from all the Government Departments of Jammu and Kashmir will stage a protest on February 3 at Pratap Park Srinagar. In a statement issued today Jammu and Kashmir Casual and Daily-wagers Forum (JKCDF) has appealed all the daily-rated workers of different government departments including PHE, Tourism, Agriculture and Horticulture, PDD, Forest, […]

Dastgir Sahab’s Urs Today

SRINAGAR: The Urs of the 11th century Sufi saint, Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA) will be celebrated throughout the Kashmir valley on Sunday with religious fervour. The nightlong prayers will be held in the shrines ahead of the Urs, which is observed on the 11th of the Islamic month of Rabi-us-Saani. The main congregation […]

15 Govt Employees Suspended

KULGAM: Fifteen employees of various government departments including two Zonal Education Officers, Block Medical Officer and a doctor were suspended for remaining absent from their duties in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday. Officials sources said that on the instructions of District Development Commissioner (DDC), Additional District Commissioner (ADC), Kulgam, Muhammad Ahsan Mir conducted surprise […]

Snow Forecast From Tonight: Govt Issues Avalanche Warning

SRINAGAR: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday issued an avalanche warning in higher reaches of the state with weatherman predicting moderate to heavy snowfall during the next three days, beginning Sunday. Sonum Lotus, Director Met Office, Srinagar said there are predictions of moderate to heavy snowfall from Monday night.  “From tomorrow (Monday) evening till […]

Advisory for Motorists

SRINAGAR: Traffic Police today issued an advisory asking people in general and passengers/drivers in particular not to start their journey on NHW i.e from Jammu to Srinagar and vice versa without confirming the road/weather status from Traffic Control Rooms. This advisory has been issued on the basis of weather reports which predict moderate to heavy […]

Govt Formation in J&K- BJP Ready to Abide By CMP: Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: The BJP is willing to keep the controversial uniform civil code and abrogation of Article 370 out of a common minimum programme being prepared to seal an alliance with the People’s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said on Saturday. A BJP-PDP alliance government would run on the basis of a […]

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