Cloudburst sparks panic in Leh

Leh:  A cloudburst Monday hit Wanla village of Khalsi town in Leh district causing extensive damage to resi-dential houses and sparking flash floods in the area. Locals said that sudden cloud burst resulted in huge damage to roads and strong water currents washed away several houses and shops. This was the second cloud burst in […]

Hazratbal Imam laid to rest

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of people including Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar, Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Mr Abdul Haq and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today joined the Nimaz-e-Jinaza of Mufti Bashir Ahmad Farooqui, Imam Dargah, Asar-e-Sharief, Hazratbal, who passed away last evening.Pertinently, in recognition of his immense contribution towards matters of Islamic […]

JK Bank Q1 results rescheduled

SRINAGAR: Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd had earlier an-nounced regarding Q1 results on August 08, 2015. The meeting of the Board of Directors of the Bank which was scheduled to be held on August 08, 2015, has been rescheduled and will now be held on August 10, 2015; to consider the Reviewed Financial Results of […]

Glaciers melt to lowest level on record: Study

PARIS: Glaciers worldwide have shrunk to levels not seen in 120 years of record-keeping, with melt-off acce-lerating in the first decade of the 21st century, according to a study released Monday. On average, glaciers currently lose between 50 to 150 centimetres of thickness every year, reported the study, published in the Journal of Glaciology. “This […]

Bandh Paralyses Jammu for 4th Day

JAMMU: Demanding “full-fledged” AIIMS for Jammu, members of AIIMS Coordination Committee and lawyers today clashed with the police at several places and at least 20 of them were arrested on the fourth day of the ‘bandh’ in the city.  Business establishments, market places and shops remained closed and public transport was off the roads.  Instances […]

Army Calls It Media Hype

Kashmir Youth Joining Militancy SRINAGAR:  General Officer Commanding 15 Chinar Corps Monday said that the situation in Kashmir is under control and it is no way alarming. Talking to reporters in Srinagar on the sidelines of a function, Lieutenant General Sabrata Saha said that due to media hype, once gets impression that situation in Kashmir […]

Police says doctor and seven others part of Hizb sleeper cell

UK Settled Doctor Held At Airport SRINAGAR: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of police constituted recently have arrested seven people in-cluding a doctor settled in United Kingdom over militant links in Kashmir, sources said on Monday. Police said the arrested doctor and others are part of a Hizbul Muja-hideen sleeper cell. The sources said that […]

Mirgund Attacker Found Dead in Canal

Tariq was Deputy Chief of Lashkar-e-Islam: Police SRINAGAR:  The body of the Deputy Chief of newly floated militant outfit, Lashkar-e-Islam was found from a flood channel in Naidkhai area of north Kashmir Monday morning. Police said that some civilians this morning spotted a body in Nalla Ferozpur at Gulabwari (Bandipore). “The Police took the body […]

Headless SAC Solves Just 28 Cases in 8 Years

SRINAGAR: Only 28 cases have been solved during eight years from 2005 to 2013 by the headless (since August 2014) State Ac-countability Commission (SAC), the official website of the commis-sion informs. The SAC constituted in 2003 took applaud during its initial years after it moved against the corrupt officials and issued a slew to orders […]

Nine J&K candidates, including 3 women, crack UPSC

SRINAGAR: Nine candidates, including three women, from Jammu and Kashmir have qualified the prestigious UPSC Civil Service examination, the results of which were declared on Saturday. The UPSC declared a total of 1,236 candidates successful across the coun-try.Deeba Farhat from South Kashmir’s Bijbehara town and Ruveda Salam from North Kashmir’s Kupwara district are the two […]

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