Delegation from Tujar Sharief calls on Div Com

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Tujar Sharief, Sopore Saturday called on Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon here today and apprised him about the problems confronted by the residents of the area. The delegation was led by Sajada Nasheen of the Makhdoom Sahib Shrine, Peerzada Shahid Jeelani Mekhdoomi who put forth various issues before the […]

DC reviews snow clearance preparedness at Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In view of weather forecast issued by the Meteorological Department regarding snow and rain fall in some parts of the Valley, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Friday convened a meeting of officers to review the arrangements put in place to meet any eventuality. Officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Mechanical Engineering, Public Works and other departments […]

Pathankot terror attack derailed India-Pakistan talks: Sharif

LAHORE: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said the terror attack on an Indian Air Force base in Punjab’s Pathankot town disturbed the peace process between New Delhi and Islamabad, a media report said. Sharif, who admitted that matters between the two countries were moving in the right direction, regretted that the January 2 […]

Action initiated against stone-pleters

PULWAMA:  Police have arrested scores of youth all across Pulwama district sending shock waves among parents who have been mulling to stage massive protests in coming days. “What is the fault of our children? We get phone calls from different police stations of Pulwama who direct us to present their sons before police officials and […]

Chief Secretary chairs 25th SLCC meeting

JAMMU: The 25th  State Level Coordination Committee (SLCC) meeting on the working of Non-Banking Financial Companies & Unincorporated Bodies was held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, B R Sharma here today. The meeting was convened by Reserve Bank of India. Regional Director, Reserve Bank of India, Dambrudhar Sethy, Principal Secretary Home, Raj Kumar Goyal, […]

Police thwarts theft, apprehended a gang of thieves

SRINAGAR:  Handwara police busted a gang of thieves in Handwara who were attempting theft in the area. On intervening night of 28/29-01-2016, a patrolling party from Police Station Handwara while patrolling in the main market of Handwara busted the plan of theft when a 19 years old Ubaid Ahmad Pir son of Bashir Ahmad resident […]

DSEK seeks Teachers Cooperation for ‘Reforming’ Education System

SRINAGAR: Seeking cooperation from the teachers and Teachers Forum for the reform of the education sector for building future of the state, Director School Education Kashmir Shah Faesal said that the issues of protesting teachers can be discussed within the walls of the department not in public. “We should discuss departmental matters within the walls […]

Lolab gunfight ends, 2 more LeT militants killed

SRINAGAR: Two more militants were killed in an encounter in Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday, taking toll to three. A police officer told Srinagar based news agency GNS that after the killing of top commander Abu Usama on Friday night, two of his associates had taken refuge in a residential house […]

Tourism Deptt organizes J&K Evening in New Delhi

NEW DELHI: With a view to showcase and to further promote the rich tourism potential of the State, the J&K Tourism Department which is participating in the 3-day South Asia’s leading travel show South Asian Tourism and Travel Exchange (SATTE) today organized “J&K Evening” at Qutub Minar in New Delhi in collaboration with SATTE. More […]

Nyla Ali Khan to participate 'Pipeline to Politics' conference

OKLAHOMA: Nyla Ali Khan is participating in the “Pipeline to Politics” Conference in Oklahoma City on January 30, 2016. Women who are interested in learning how to increase their involvement in politics and public service are invited to attend the “Pipeline to Politics” conference, presented by the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition and the Carl Albert Congressional […]

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