Geelani Distributes Rs 2.75 Cr Among Flood Hit

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) has so far distributed aid to the tune of Rs 2.75 crore to flood survivors, a spokesman said on Thursday. Giving the break-up, the spokesman said under chairman APHC, Geelani the group has distributed cheques worth rupees 85 lakh, 10 lakh cash, food items worth 1 crore 32 lakh, bedding and […]

JKP dedicates year 2015 to people of State

JAMMU: Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar has said that JKP would dedicate year 2015 to the people of the State and would explore new areas to improve police public relations at the grass root level. He asked the officers to improve conduct of the force at all levels towards the people […]

725 Polio Immunization Booths in Kupwara

KUPWARA:  Over 1.3 lakh infants upto age of 05 years would be administered Polio vaccine in Kupwara district on January 18th. The information was given in a meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara to review the arrangements being put in place for administering Pulse Polio Immunization in district Kupwara. The Chief Medical Officer, Kupwara informed […]

HP Distributor Takes Consumers for Ride

Srinagar: Severe crises of Hindustan Petroleum (HP) cylinders in Old Srinagar city this winter has led to frustration among the consumers as a particular gas distributor is reportedly playing a spoilsport in the distribution and home delivery system by selling cylinders through black-marketing. Consumers Thursday alleged that the sole distributor of ‘Jay Kay Gas Company’ […]

As MCC Ends, People Queue Up At Civil Sectt

JAMMU: With the end of model code of conduct which was in place for the Assembly elections, the people in large numbers are visiting the Civil Secretariat here these days to make the higher officials hear their grievances. “The whole machinery was engaged in the election process. The officers were busy in the elections process […]

Hunt On To Trace Missing Girl

SRINAGAR: Police has launched a massive search to trace a lady who is missing from Mattan area since December 30, a police statement said on Thursday. “Ghulam Qadir Dhobi resident of Dhobi Mohallah, Mattan, Islamabad reported in police station Mattan that his daughter Nasreena Jan age 28 years is missing since December 30, 2014. The […]

3 Commit Suicide in Pulwama

PULWAMA: On the very first day of the new year, four persons tried to end their lives in separate incidents in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Three of them, according to hospital sources, died while a girl was still battling for her life. Sources in District Hospital Pulwama said that four persons including two girls both […]

Govt Official Booked in DA Case

JAMMU:  Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Organisation today booked a government official for possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. “Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din, a senior assistant in the office of Assistant Director, Consumer affairs and Public Distribution Department, Jammu has been booked under various sections for having accumulated huge movable and immovable assets disproportionate […]

PDP, BJP All Set To Shake Hands

SRINAGAR: The PDP and the BJP, the two largest groups in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly, said Thursday they were prepared to form a government amid signs of problems in stitching an alliance. A day after a Peoples Democratic Party delegation met Governor N.N. Vohra, a BJP team called on him Thursday briefly and then […]

Civil Society, Traders Want End to Deadlock

SRINAGAR: With deadlock over the formation of government in Jammu and Kashmir entering its second week, business community and civil society members have expressed anguish over the impasse saying delay in govt formation was affecting their business badly. According to civil society member and prominent business leader Shakeel Qalandar, continuous deadlock has been affecting the […]