Rape Accused Govt. Officer Gets Bail

Srinagar:  A rape accused, who is a senior officer in Social Welfare Department from frontier district Kupwara was granted bail by a local court here today. Tehsil Officer Social Welfare Department Abdul Qayoom Wani was arrested by Kupwara police after a 23 year old girl (name withheld) working as daily wager in his department accused […]

Court Bails Out Detained KU Student

Class work to resume from today Srinagar:   A local court Tuesday bailed out Kashmir University student Muzamil Farooq Dar whose arrest had sparked protests in the university forcing suspension of class work.  Dar according to family members was arrested by police on ‘flimsy’ grounds claiming that his mobile phone was allegedly used by a […]

Tony No More, Demise Widely Condoled

SRINAGAR: Former chief secretary of the state, Ashok Jaitley, 71, battling a long cancer breathed his last in New Delhi on Tuesday. He was known as Tony in his friend circles here. “His summary removal from Kashmir in 1990 when he along with other officers protested against the atrocities and the mistrust was just one […]

Mantriji touches Lady Doctor Inappropriately

Caught on Camera A photo of Chaudhary Lal Singh touching the collar of a female doctor while others watched went viral on Twitter and Facebook, with the opposition demanding action against the minister. JAMMU: Health Minister Chaudhary Lal Singh was caught on camera on Tuesday inappropriately touching a lady doctor at a government hospital in […]

Kohli goes tough on erring drivers on Mughal road

50 passenger vehicles seized, license of dozens cancelled Srinagar: Transport ministry has taken various measures on war-footing basis to bring respite to the passengers travelling on the historic Mughal road in Pir Panjal region of the state.  Minister Transport Abdul Gani Kohli while said that they had been receiving regular complaints about overloading and overcharging […]

Geelani flays army for charging 500 crore

Srinagar: Terming the charging of Rs. 500 crore bill by the Indian army for the flood assistance to the Jammu & Kashmir in September 2014 deluge as “dacoity” on the rights of Kashmiris, chairman of his Hurrriyat faction, Syed Ali Geelani said that the role of the Indian army in the floods has been “merely […]

DAK to observe Doctors Day as Black Day

Srinagar:   Doctors Association Kashmir led by Dr GM Mir Tuesday said that it has unanimously decided to observe Doctors Day falling on July 1 Wednesday as ‘Black Day’.    “We are bruised and wounded by the callous attitude of the government towards our medical fraternity since ages. In this context a peaceful sit in […]

Hizb condoled with Bakshi family

Srinagar:   Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahidin Tuesday paid glowing tribute to the wife of Ghulam Muhammad Bakhshi, who passed away Monday morning and extended sympathies with the bereaved family. In a statement to CNS, Hizb spokesperson Salim Hashmi while quoting UJC chief Syed Salahuddin said that the mother Shakeel Ahmed Bakshi, Showkat Ahmed Bakshi and […]

Governor condoles demise of Jaitely

SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra has expressed grief over the sad demise of Mr.Ashok Jaitely, former Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir. In a message of condolence the Governor has conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. A Spokesperson of the Raj Bhavan disclosed that the Governor […]

MDL organizes Quran Conference

Srinagar:   Muslim Democratic League organized a Quaran Conference in Srinagar wherein Speakers urged upon the Muslims to follow the tenants of Islam in the light of holy Quaran. The conference was presided by patron MDL, Hakim Abdul Rashid. The speakers included Moulana Sajad, Mufti Mushtaq , Moulana Haq Noor, Professor Nazir Ahmad Makhdoomi . […]