26 Fire extinguishers stolen from Banihal tunnel

Qazigund: Police Monday seized two load carriers and arrested four persons for stealing 26 fire extinguishers from highly guarded Banihal Tunnel. Police sources said that four persons boarding in two load carriers stole all but 26 fire extinguishers from Banihal Tunnel. Reports added that all these persons after stealing these fire extinguishers were intercepted by […]

BPL families denied subsidized ration

Pulwama: Scores of families living below poverty line in Lethpora Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district have been denied subsidized ration from past three years while they alleged that the officials of CAPD (Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution) Department have forged their documents to benefit themselves. A delegation from Lethpora Pampore told CNS that […]

Promotions of SFS officers ‘stalled for benefit of IFS lobby’.We have been deprived of our legitimate service rights, cry state officers

Srinagar: Reacting over recent attachment of some officers, State Forest Service Officers Association (SFSOA) Monday alleged that process has been initiated to pave the way for Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers. According to the government order No: FST/Ser/Transfer/HG/2015 issued on 23-01-2015 State Forest officers can’t hold important divisional posts now. The development has triggered resentment […]

Mufti, Omar attend “At Home” hosted by Guv

Jammu: Governor N N Vohra hosted an “At Home” at Raj Bhavan lawns, here this evening, to celebrate 66th Republic Day. People Democratic Party (PDP) patron and former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and National Conference Working President and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah were among the prominent persons who attended the At Home. Sources […]

Peace, normalcy imperative for growth, development: Vohra

Jammu: Governor N. N. Vohra Monday observed that maintenance of peace and public order are imperative for securing sustained growth and development. In his address, after hoisting the tricolour at the State level function on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day, at Maulana Azad Stadium here this morning, the Governor said that because of […]

20 SMC employees conferred with Presidential medals

Srinagar: Twenty employees of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) were handed over Presidential medal for their meritorious services in Jammu and Kashmir after the awards were conferred on them by President of India Pranab Mukherjee. In a statement SMC PRO Masrat Yosuf said, “The Presidential Awards were given by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir division, Rohit Kansal, […]

66th Republic Day celebrated with gaiety

Srinagar: The 66th Republic Day was celebrated across the Kashmir Valley with great enthusiasm, gaiety and fervour today. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal was the chief guest at Republic Day function in summer capital at Bakshi Stadium Srinagar who unfurled the tricolour and inspected guard of honour. Later, he took salute of the march past, […]

Div Com hosts At Home

Srinagar: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal hosted At Home on the occasion of the Republic Day at SKICC. Inspector General of Police Kashmir, A.G. Mir, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Senior civil and Police officers besides, senior citizens attended the function.

Body recovered in Budgam

Srinagar: An unidentified male body was found near railway track in Budgam last evening. GRP Kashmir recovered an unidentified male body near railway track in Budgam. The deceased is about 30 years old, color black and height about 5.3 feet. The body has been kept in SMHS mortuary for identification. Anybody having any information regarding […]

Survivor recounts massacre of 27 civilians in Kupwara

Srinagar: On a cold morning of January 27, 1994, Ghulam Hassan Sheikh, then 32, reopened his tea stall on an intersection in the main town Kupwara after a day’s break. By the time Sheikh cleaned his shop, everything seemed to be normal. However, after an hour or so, a single shot rattled the peaceful ambience […]

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