Urban Forest Division Srinagar ‘hub of corruption’

Srinagar: The Urban Forest Division Srinagar has allegedly become a hub of corruption as officers in the Department are looting the public exchequer with both hands. With the total ban on felling green trees the state government had a few years back liberalized the import of timber and no restriction was imposed on import of […]

Be proactive on disaster management: NDMA to JK govt

Srinagar: With the devastating floods last year hitting Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Thursday asked state government to be more proactive on disaster management and suggested appointing full-time body for disaster management. “The Jammu and Kashmir state has to be more proactive. The responsibility to respond to any disaster is with […]

Tarigami for Speedy Completion of 4-Lanning of Highway

Jammu: CPI (M) State Secretary and MLA elect Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami called on Governor N N Vohra at Raj Bhavan here today. Besides discussing various other socio-economic issues pertaining to the state, Tarigami invited attention of the Governor about the delay in completion of 4-lanning Srinagar-Jammu National Highway especially from Banihal upto the summer […]

Geelani Flays Govt Order For 26 Jan

Srinagar: Appealing for a complete shutdown on 26 January Monday, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Thursday strongly condemned the circular by the administration in which the participation of the government employees in the 26 January official function has been termed as compulsory. In a statement from New Delhi he said, “India is claiming […]

Power woes continue to haunt city people

  Srinagar:  Even after brewing resentment against Power Development Department, the power woes continue to haunt people of Srinagar city in cold and chill conditions. Reports said that there is no respite for the city residents from both scheduled and unscheduled power cuts. Not only during the day, but the power remains off even during […]

Chinar Corps celebrates Army Day

  Srinagar: Army Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm on Thursday. In a statement issued to CNS, Army said that it is celebrated to respect the Lieutenant General of India, K. M. Cariappa who was the first Indian Army’s Commander-in-Chief. It is celebrated every year at all the Army Command headquarters and national capital by […]

30th NZ Inter Varsity Youth Fest Starts

JAMMU, JANUARY 15:  The 30th North Zone Inter University Youth Festival-2015 started here from today. Around 1000 participants from 25 Universities of seven North Indian States are participating in the festival who are expected to exhibit their cultural talent with zeal and zest. In all 25 events would be conducted in competitive mode. The events […]

Pak refugees ‘legitimate residents’: Bhim

Srinagar: The chief patron of National Panthers Party (NPP) Prof. Bhim Singh said the 1947 refugees are ‘legitimate, permanent’ residents of Jammu and Kashmir and blamed Parliament of India for the present mess created in respect of the PaK Refugees who, according to him, migrated from Sialkot and adjoining territories included in Pakistan to the […]

France Rushes Warship To Gulf, Says Terror Attacks Justify Move

TEHRAN: France is sending a nuclear aircraft carrier to the Middle East in the wake of a terror wave in Paris, which “justifies” the move, according to President Francois Hollande. In a Wednesday speech onboard the warship off France’s southern coast, Hollande said that the situation in the French capital “justifies the presence of our […]

Turks fear return of Syria fighters

ANKARA: Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu has said Turkey also has concerns regarding the return of its citizens after fighting alongside the extremist jihadists in Syria and Iraq.  Speaking to a group of reporters in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, Cavusoglu said a “common concern” about the foreign militants is what will happen when they return […]