Prof Soz’s Theory on Dog Menace: Segregate Male Dog From Female

SRINAGAR:  Senior Congress leader, Prof Saifuddin Soz Tuesday said that he has taken up dog menace issue in Kashmir with Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and pleaded with him to lend his Govt’s support to the resolution of this nasty problem which has made the lives of the common people, particularly the children, vulnerable and […]

JK Bank Hazratbal branch extorts money from KU students

SRINAGAR: The premier financial institution of the state, The Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd., which boasts off its customer-friendly policies has its Hazratbal branch resorting to fraudulent practices to make profits. In the name of service charge, the bank is busily extorting money from the gullible students who visit the bank’s fee collection counter located […]

Auto Rickshaw Driver Crashed to Death In Batamaloo

SRINAGAR: An auto rickshaw driver was Tuesday morning crashed to death by a speedy vehicle near Batamaloo’s Nund Reshi Colony. Police said that the accident resulted in the on spot death of the person. The deceased identified as an auto rickshaw driver, Abdul Majeed Malik, s/0 of Ali Mohammad Malik hails from Bemina’s Hamdania Colony. […]

Bomb hoax disrupts life in Lal Bazar

Srinagar:  Normal life was disrupted and traffic was closed on Lal-Bazar-Hazratbal road after police found a suspicious object lying outside police station Lal Bazar on Tuesday. Taking the object as a bomb, police closed the road for the traffic and directed the shopkeepers to put down their shutters.  Eyewitnesses said after an hour, bomb disposal […]

Cleanliness workshop held at DPS

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today attended a seminar at DPS Srinagar as Chief Guest. Speaking on the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner appreciated the school for conducting seminar on cleanliness and emphasized the need for conducting more such seminars for awareness of children and the general masses. The seminar was also attended […]

AIDS awareness programme held at AS College

SRINAGAR: NSS Wing of Amar Singh College, Srinagar organized an AIDS Awareness Programme on World AIDS Day today under the banner of Red Ribbon Club. During the programme both scientific and religious aspects of the disease were discussed. Dr. Sheikh Tanveer Salam (NSS Programme Officer) deliberated upon the biomedical aspects of HIV & AIDS highlighting […]

Letter Writing Competition for school children

Srinagar: The Department of Posts is organising the 45th Universal Postal Letter Writing Competition for school-going children on January 03, 2016.  The topic for the competition will be “Write a letter to your 45-year-old self”, and the competition will be held simultaneously in Srinagar, Baramulla, Udhampur, Rajouri and Jammu districts of the state. The competition […]

Saudi Mass Executions Likely, Says Rights Group

LONDON: There is growing evidence that Saudi Arabia will go ahead with the mass execution of more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, a human rights group has claimed. Okaz newspaper reported that the country is poised to execute 55 people for “terrorist crimes” that killed more than 100 civilians and 71 security personnel. The […]

Putin Insists ISIS Oil Going Through Turkey

PARIS: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday the reason Turkey downed a Russian warplane last week was that it wanted to protect supplies of oil from Islamic State. Putin, speaking at the global climate conference in Paris, added that the decision to shoot down the plane was a “huge mistake” and that he had […]

Al-Qaida Releases Captive Lebanese Soldiers

BEIRUT  — Syria’s al-Qaida branch on Tuesday released a group of Lebanese troops held captive for over a year as part of a Qatar-brokered swap that involved Lebanon setting free at least 11 prisoners wanted by the militants, including a former wife of the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The release caps Lebanon’s ordeal […]