GOC 15 Corps meets Guv

Srinagar: Lt. Gen. Subrata Saha, GOC, 15 Corps, called on JK Governor N N Vohra, here at the Raj Bhavan today. In an hour long meeting Lt. Gen. Saha briefed the Governor about the emerging internal and external security situation and the steps being taken for the smooth conduct of the ensuing Amarnathji Yatra.

Mufti holds meet with Vohra

Delhi: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Chief Minister, called on JK Governor N N Vohra, Sunday. In the course of their extended interaction, the Governor and the Chief Minister discussed various important issues, including matters relating to the forthcoming Amarnathji Yatra.

‘Wah Mufti Sahib Wah’

Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has targeted  Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for alliance with BJP after a self-claimed BJP supporter tweeted communally-inflammatory comments. ”Mufti Syed’s allies call for the mass murder of Muslims. Wah Mufti Sahib, wah… These are Mufti Syed & @jkpdp’s allies. Amazing how far one can fall for power,” the […]

Body of missing found

Srinagar:  Police Monday said they have recovered body of a missing person in south Kashmir’s Awantipora area of Pulwama district. A police spokesman said in a statement that the deceased identified as Ghulam Muhammad Bhat of Koil Shikargahhad had gone to a nearby jungle to collect wild mushroom. His body was recovered near Chari-Sangri of […]

Meeting with Govt. fails, traders to go ahead with bandh

Srinagar: The trade bodies of Valley are holding a bandh today against the inordinate delay in compensation to the flood-affected traders. Various trade bodies including Valley Traders and Manufacturers Federation have joined the strike on the first day of the reopening of the offices to press home their grievances.  Earlier, the government had requested traders […]

Durbar moves to Srinagar, offices reopen today

Srinagar: The Jammuand Kashmir government is all set to function for next six months in summer capital Srinagar from today as part of bi-annual Darbar Move – the century old practice introduced by erstwhile Dogra regime. This would be the first move of newly formed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition […]

Politicians, bureaucrats involved in forest land grabbing: Minister

‘Retrieved 900 kanals worth Rs 300 crore so far’ Srinagar: The Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Bali Baghat today said that the names of “revenue officials, several politicians, police and bureaucracy” have come up in the investigation into the forest land grabbing scam in the state.  “We have so far retrieved more than 900 […]

Kupwara, Baramulla to get alternate link

Two decades on, Sopore Bypass Bridge being commissioned Srinagar: Having failed to meet innumerable deadlines over the past two decades, the crucial bridge on Sopore bypass is finally set to be completed this year. The State Government is going to throw open the 226-meter long bridge by August this year. “There will be no more […]

Internet on brink of collapse: Experts

New York: The internet is heading towards a ‘capacity crunch’ and could reach its limit in just eight years, say scientists.  The cables and fibre optics that relay information to our laptops, smartphones and tablets will have reached their limit within eight years, and fibre optics can take no more data from a single optical […]

Govt employee shot dead

Srinagar:  A government employee was shot dead by unidentifed gunmen in Srinagar on Monday.  A police official said that  Abdul Ahad Dar son of Abdul Gafar Dar, a resident of Astan Mohalla Hazratbal received a bullet in his head when gunmen fired upon him at point blank range in Zakoora locality. “Dar was shifted to […]

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