18 Year Old Raped by Sarpanch

POONCH: An 18-year old girl was allegedly raped by a Sarpanch in border district of Poonch, reports said on Tuesday.  “The girl, a class 12 student, had gone out in the night, when the Sarpanch of her village, identified as Tariq Manzoor (33), kidnapped and raped her in a nearby field last evening,” a police […]

Packaging Jammu tourism huge challenge, will take it up in mission mode: Mufti

‘Roadmap already set in motion’ ‘Need to achieve full occupancy at leisure spots’  JAMMU – Comparing the tourism potential of Jammu with that of Kashmir, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today described packaging tourist destinations in the region as a huge challenge. He said the Tourism Department will work in ‘mission mode’ to attract leisure […]

TDA for Gurez under examination: Veeri

Govt promoting Lolab-Bungus valley JAMMU: Minister for Horticulture, Haj and Auquaf, Mr. Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the House that the proposal for creation of Tourism Development Authority for Gurez was processed and subsequently taken up with the Planning and Development Department. Replying to a question by Nazir Ahmed Gurezi in LA, the Minister said that […]

Director Law Enforcement tours Valley

Recommends suspension of licenses of various dealers SRINAGAR: A team of Law Enforcement Agency today conduct an extensive tour of Kashmir Valley and took stock of situation of availability of various tree spray oils, fungicides, insecticides and fertilizers for the farming community in the Valley. The team was headed by Director Law Enforcement J&K. During […]

LC passes two Appropriation Bills

JAMMU- The House passed two bills received from Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, today, which included a Bill to authorize payment and Appropriation of certain sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of the Jammu and Kashmir State for the services of Financial Year 2014-15 (LA bill No 1 of 2015) and a Bill […]

770 unemployed youth imparted skill at RSETI Bandipora

BANDIPORA, MARCH 31: As many as 27 training programmes have been conducted by Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI), Bandipora during this fiscal. In all, 770 unemployed youth were imparted training in various trades and skills viz cutting-tailoring, electrician, mobile repairing, readymade garments etc. This was briefed by Director RSETI Bandipora during a meeting convened […]

J&K Bank accords warm sends-off to President

Srinagar, Mar 31: J&K Bank today gave a warm send off to one of its senior officers Nayeemullah Ahmad, who retired as the Bank’s President. Chairman and CEO Mushtaq Ahmad along with Executive President Parvez Ahmad, Senior Presidents, Presidents, Vice-presidents and other senior officers attended the farewell held at the bank’s Corporate Office. Nayeemullah was […]

AAP rebels mull floating new party

New Delhi: After their dramatic, unprecedented and controversial public expulsion from the National Executive (NE) of the fledgling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at Saturday’s National Council meet in New Delhi, Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan- two of the most prominent faces of the party, and its founding members have hinted that they might form another […]

Iraqi Troops Liberate Tikrit

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Tuesday that units of government forces, backed by Shia and Sunni volunteer forces, have managed to retake control of the strategic northern city of Tikrit from the ISIL group. Abadi said that Iraqi forces have liberated Tikrit and raised the country’s national flag over the Salahuddin provincial government […]

11 Civilians Die in Saudi Raid on Yemen Town

Sanaa- At least 11 civilians were killed and another 33 were wounded when airstrikes by the Saudi-led military coalition destroyed six houses in the central Yemeni province of Eb. Yemen’s state news agency SABA reported that the air raids took place on Monday night in the village of Yarin , while a missile struck the […]

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