Yoga Day Protest Costly for KU Students, Many Held

SRINAGAR: A day after night protests rocked Kashmir University against the observance of ‘Yoga Day’ by BJP, police arrested number of University students during nocturnal raids, reports said on Tuesday.  According to a CNS report police on the directions of University authorities have started taking action against those students who allegedly played a key role […]

Ganai takes Over As New Advocate General

Govt appoints more AAGs, DAGs, Govt Advocates; Orders major hike in remuneration SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Government today ordered appointment of Advocate Jehangir Iqbal Ganaie as the new Advocate General of the State. The notification dated: 23 June 2015 issued in this regard by the Law Secretary states; “In exercise of the powers conferred under […]

Biggest Solar Storm Batters Earth

Storm may hit global power, communications networks Earth is being battered by a huge solar storm, which could disrupt the power grid and GPS as well as letting people see beautiful auroras.  A potent blast of magnetic plasma shot out of Sun on Sunday, travelling faster than usual, according to the US National Oceanic and […]

Indian Army to witness changes at top level

New Delhi: The Indian Army is set to effect several top level changes in the coming weeks with senior officers either retiring or getting promoted. The Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Philip Campose is to superannuate on July 31. Though no official order has been issued on his replacement, the front runner is […]

Luxury bus service in city soon

Srinagar: A Luxury Bus Service with AC and other facilities would be started in Srinagar city shortly and shall be available round the clock. A decision to this affect was taken in a meeting of officers from Transport, Traffic and other allied departments here today. Giving details about the decision, the Divisional Commissioner, Dr Asgar […]

KU row: Registrar resigns

Srinagar: The ‘tussle’ between the Registrar and the Vice Chancellor Kashmir University has finally forced the former to tender his resignation on Tuesday while reports said that VC Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi has accepted his resignation shortly after he received the copy in black and white from the Registrar Professor Zafar Ahmed Reshi. “There are certain […]

Revenue officials on strike

Srinagar: Revenue official on Tuesday decided to go indefinitely strike against the alleged assault on a Nabi Tehsildar by locals at Shalteng in outskirts of Srinagar.   “Today there was an attempt on life of one of our Naib Tehsildars at Shalteng while he was discharging his duties in compliance with high court directions regarding […]

Criminal with 1 lakh bounty held

Jammu: A dreaded criminal carrying a bounty of Rs.1 lakh was arrested here along with his three accomplices, police said on Tuesday. Surender alias Cheeku alias Chairman, 30, a resident of Mohanpur village of Mahendragarh district in Haryana, was arrested by Gurgaon Police on Monday. The arrested criminal was involved in the killing of a […]

210 kg banned medicinal herb seized

Jammu: Authorities today foiled a bid to smuggle banned medicinal herbs and seized nearly 210 kg from Udhampur Railway station in Jammu and Kashmir. Acting on a tip off, a team of forest officers headed by Divisional Forest Officer Udhampur Harmohinder Singh and Conservator Forest east circle Jammu B M Sharma conducted a raid at […]

CAG Pulls Up J&K For Mis-Governance

For Turning Irrigation Canals Into Drains, Irregular Selection Of Schemes 653 schemes costing 2089.45 crore were due for completion by March 2014 but only 407 schemes were completed as of March 2014. SRINAGAR: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report has revealed that the irrigation canals in Jammu and Kashmir were allowed by […]

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