Drabu Led Panel to Review Dev Works

SRINAGAR: The Deputy Chief Minister today presided over a meeting convened to review the status of the developmental projects approved by the Chief Minister for Kashmir and Jammu divisions. Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu, Minister for Health and Medical Education, Ch. Lal  Singh, Minister for R&B, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister for Law Justice and […]

Samoon Reviews Regulation of Pvt Tuition Centers

SRINAGAR:  For improving the basic infrastructure and other facilities being provided to the students opting for private tuition in the Valley, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Mr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today convened a high level meeting here. It was given out in the meeting that the Committee headed by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir shall allow tuition centres […]

DAK Seeks Ban on Pellet Guns

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today expressed shock over the unabated use of pellet guns which have led to loss of lives and left many civilians blinded. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that government should immediately stop the brutal use of pellet guns as they cause serious injuries. The fallacy […]

Journalists held protest demo against DC Kulgam

Anantnag: Scribes affiliated with Anantnag Working Journalist Association Anantnag (AWJA) and Kulgam Working Journalist Association Saturday held protest demonstration against Deputy Commissioner Kulgam who misbehaved with a senior journalist yesterday. Working journalists assembled in the premises of Deputy Commissioner Kulgam and held a silent protest demonstration. Protesting journalists expressed serious concern over the growing intolerance […]

Convener INTACH calls on Governor

SRINAGAR: Mr. Saleem Beigh, State Convener of the Indian Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), called on Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today.  Mr. Beigh briefed the Governor about various conservation and management initiatives being undertaken by the INTACH for preserving the cultural heritage of the State, which include Resource […]

Members Nominated for 14 LC Committees

SRINAGAR: Chairman, J&K Legislative Council, Hajji Anayat Ali has constituted 14 Committees and also nominated members to serve on these committees for a period of one year. As per the notification issued in this regard, Mr. Jugal Kishore Sharma has been nominated as the Chairman of ‘The Committee on PetitionÂ’. The other members include Mr. […]

PM meets schoolchildren from J&K

NEW DELHI: A group of 24 schoolchildren from the Mawar Valley of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The students, belonging to Classes 6 to 8, are currently on a tour to various parts of the country as part of the Indian Army’s Operation Sadbhavna. The Prime Minister interacted with […]

Gunmen kill 20 bus passengers in Pakistan attack

QUETTA: Gunmen disguised as members of the Pakistani security forces killed at least 20 passengers after forcing them off buses travelling from the western city of Quetta to Karachi on the southern coast, officials said. The assault in the restive province of Baluchistan occurred in the town of Mastung yesterday, around 40 km south of […]

No women in sight on polling day in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: As polling for local body elections in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa continues smoothly for men, women in the province face many hurdles. Women in very few numbers turned up to cast their votes at some polling stations while at others there were no women in sight. Though some were puzzled as to why women did not turn […]

Over 1,000 civilians died in Yemen conflict: UN

SANAA: A total of 1,068 civilians have been killed and 2,551 others have been wounded since the start of the Saudi-led coalition launched an offensive against Yemen in late March until May 24, according to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Efe news agency reported. The World Health Organisation (WHO), […]