Nature’s Fury Keeps Kashmir On Edge

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir is witnessingan unusual weather pattern and during the last fortnight cloudbursts have been occurring with frightening frequency.The freak phenomenon after last year’s unprecedented floods has put the common man on the edge. Six people were killed last week as multiple cloudbursts hit the north Kashmir mountain villages of Kulan, Rizan, Gagangir, […]

For Profiling Kashmiris, Delhi Enacting Central Act Illegally: KCSDS

SRINAGAR: Days after New Delhi proposed to amend a seven-year old Act to enable the Centre to collect statistical data in Jammu and Kashmir for removing a “legislative vacuum” with regard to data collection in the state, Kashmir Center for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) Friday alleged that under a well-planned conspiracy attempts are being […]

JK Passing Through ‘Very Sensitive’ Period: Farooq

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is passing through a “very sensitive” period, National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah on Friday said and blamed the ruling coalition for vitiating peaceful atmosphere of the state. The former Union minister said the balance which existed between communities seems to be nowhere and slammed PDP-BJP coalition for taking the state on […]

Police Foil Hurriyat March Against Memon Hanging

SRINAGAR: Police Friday foiled the protest march of Hurriyat (M) who were protesting against the execution of Yakub Memon. The protestors raising pro-justice slogans also demanded the release of all political prisoners without any further delay. The protestors led by senior Hurriyat leaders Javid Ahmed Mir, Hilal Ahmad Var and Shahid-ul-Islam assembled at Press Enclave […]

250 Fall Sick After Consuming RainWater

BARAMULLA: As many as 250 people were on Friday taken ill in Gohiwa village of North Kashmir’s Pattan town after consuming water supplied from a nearby tank which has not been cleaned from last five weeks. The sick have been shifted to nearby Pattan and Tangmarg hospitals while some of them were referred to SMHS […]

24,834 Kids Went Missing in Last 2 Years: Govt.

NEW DELHI: Government today said that 24,834 children have gone missing in past two years with the highest number, 7,689 cases reported from Madhya Pradesh, while it has rescued 6,510 children from trafficking during same period across the country.  According to data provided by National Crime Record Bureau, a total number of 10,690 and 14,144 […]

Strike Against Cement PlantsCalled Off

PULWAMA: A meeting was convened under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Pulwama here today. Issues regarding cement factories and problems faced by the residents of Khrew were discussed. Officers from Pollution Control Board, Industries, Revenue, Police, members of various civil societies and owners of cement factories participated in the meeting. It was decided in the […]

Release Rs 200 cr for revival of sick industrial units: LA Panel to Govt

SRINAGAR, JULY 31: The Committee on Estimates of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly met here today under the chairmanship of MLA, Javaid Hassan Beigh to review the overall functioning of Industries and Commerce Department. The panel asked the government to release Rs 200 crore for revival of sick industrial units. Legislators, Mubarak Gul, Usman Abdul […]

Penalty Imposed for Misuse of SRTC Vehicles

Srinagar: The officials of toll post, Lower Munda, have foiled smuggling bid by two employees of the State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC). Sources said that an SRTC passenger bus coming from New Delhi to Srinagar bearing registration No.JK01Y-562 loaded with copper, spear parts and garments was intercepted by the excise inspectors and guards under the […]

Khrew residents against Cement Plants

DC Pulwama convenes meeting  PULWAMA, JULY 31: A meeting was convened under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Pulwama here today. Issues regarding cement factories and problems faced by the residents of Khrew were discussed. Officers from Pollution Control Board, Industries, Revenue, Police, members of various civil societies and owners of cement factories participated in the […]

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