Cow goes rogue in NY, eludes capture for months

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. — Police hope a farm device used to feed cattle will help corral a cow that has been on the loose for months in a central New York town. Officers in New Hartford have put feed in a headlock feeder and placed the device along a road outside Utica where the rogue […]

Excise sleuths conduct series of raids in Jammu division

JAMMU SEPTEMBER 30:- Excise sleuths conducted series of raids in Jammu province to check the menace of illicit distillation of liquor and illegal smuggling of liquor meant for sale in other States.  Raids were conducted in districts including Jammu, Rajouri, Kathua, Udhampur and Kishtwar.  Twelve persons who were arrested in connection with illicit distillation of […]

Chief Secretary chairs 1st meeting of State Apex Committee on Digital India

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 30: To implement Digital India Programme in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Secretary B R Sharma Wednesday chaired 1st meeting of the State Apex Committee on Digital India. Digital India initiative was launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 1st July 2015 to ensure that government services are made available to citizens electronically by […]

Utilize allocated budget by December: Abdul Haq to officers

‘New Zealand to adopt three villages of the State’ SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 30: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq Wednesday directed officers of the department to utilize allocated budget under different schemes by December this year. While taking a micro level review of developmental works in districts including Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal, the […]

PM holds PRAGATI video conference with Chief Secretaries

Reviews progress on 330 MW Kishanganga HEP in JK SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 30: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi Wednesday held his monthly video conference under his Pro-active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) initiative, with Union Secretaries of various Ministries and Chief Secretaries of States. Chief Secretary J&K, Mr B R Sharma also participated in the video conference. […]

Top Court to Hear JK Plea Against HC Orders

NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to hear a plea by Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday against two “conflicting” orders of the High Court pertaining to the slaughter of bovine animals and ban on beef sale in the state, claiming these were being “misused” to disturb peace. The Jammu and Kashmir High […]

LA at liberty to amend beef ban law: Expert

SRINAGAR: As Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday a plea by J&K government against High Court orders pertaining to beef ban in the state, legal experts said that the sub-judice nature of the case now can’t be an excuse with the government for not allowing a debate in Legislative Assembly on bills seeking […]

Hajj 2015: 10 Kashmiri Pilgrims Dead, 4 Missing

State Hajj committee clueless    SRINAGAR: As the Mina stampede deaths continue to increase, fears mount on the number of causalities among Kashmiri Hajjis. Hajj & Auqaf Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri  meanwhile has confirmed that 10 pilgrims have died during the pilgrimage. More deaths are feared as still there is no confirmation regarding the number […]

673 pilgrims reach Srinagar in 2 flights

SRINAGAR: As many as 336 Hajjis arrived at the Srinagar Airport in the first Indian Airlines flight this morning while 337 pilgrims arrived in the second flight. Minister for Hajj and Auqaf, Mr Abdul Rehman Veeri received the first batch.   While interacting with the returning pilgrims, Veeri felicitated them for performing Hajj. He said all […]

Killers of Burhan identified: Police

Baramulla:  Police Wednesday said that their investigation with regard to Pattan and Tangmarg killings has revealed that all the four militants whose bullet ridden bodies were found in North Kashmir earlier this month have become the prey of ‘group rivalry.’ Pertinently, three bullet ridden bodies were found in an orchard at Dangarpora Pattan on September […]