Address the roots of new militancy

Three militants were killed after a nightlong encounter with security forces at Dadsara village of Tral. Among them Ishaq Ahmad Parray, also known as Newton, who had secured around 97 percent marks in matric. As with all militant funerals, thousands attended the burial and shouted the slogans in favour of Azadi. In fact, even before […]

Iran, India disagree over settling oil dues

NEW DELHI: New signs show Iran and India have hit a roadblock over settling some $6 billion in oil dues from previous purchases of crude oil by New Delhi from Tehran. India’s media reported on Sunday that Gholamali Kamyab, the vice governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), will travel to India later this […]

International Women’s day;JK Bank organizes free medical camps for Women

Srinagar: Celebrating International Women’s Day, J&K Bank today organized ‘Free Medical Camps for Females Only’ at Iqbal Park in Srinagar and Rajinder Park in Jammu. The camp at Srinagar was supported by the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) as the Institute provided a team of lady doctors across various faculties. Help Poor Voluntary Trust […]

Sandeep reviews Tourism Scenario, interacts with tour, travel operators

JAMMU: In order to give further boost to Tourism Sector in Jammu division, Principal Secretary, Tourism Mr. Sandeep Kumar Nayak convened an interactive meeting with Tour and Travel Operators of Jammu Province today. The senior officers of Tourism Department were also present in the meeting. Mr. Sandeep received the detailed feedback from Tour & Travel […]

Kissan Mela held at Anantnag

ANANTNAG: To acquaint farmers with latest tools and technology to increase production and quality production, a Kissan Mela cum district level exhibition of modern machinery was today held at Dak Banglow Khanabal. The Kissan Mela was organized by Department of Agriculture in collaboration with allied departments including Fisheries, sericulture, Sheep husbandry, Animal husbandry, Mushroom development […]

D C Kulgam tighten noose on Fertilizer hording dealers

KULGAM: Acting on the complaints of farmers of District Kulgam regarding the sale of spurious fertilizers and availability of spray oil, a Task Force team comprising of officers of Agriculture and Horticulture Department has been constituted for effective monitoring and hassle free availability of sale of fertilizers and oil spray in the district. Chairing a […]

Secy CAPD asks oil companies to establish grievance redressal cells

JAMMU: Secretary, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) Sourabh Bhagat today reviewed the status of DBTL, AADHAR seeding and other allied issues confronting the consumers with oil companies and LPG distributors. The meeting also deliberated at length on several issues including   ensuring home delivery of LPG, Establishment of LPG bottling plant at suitable places […]

Vodafone India launches Women’s Week campaign

Srinagar:- India will celebrate the International Women’s Day with a week-long celebration from 7 to 11 March. This week will be dedicated to celebrating diversity with several events focused on the theme of ‘Pledge for Parity’. Vodafone currently has around 13,000 women employees in India. Around 21 percent of Vodafone India’s work force are women […]

Losing Our Boys

Last Thursday, Kashmir yet once again woke up to the sad news that three militants had been killed by security forces in an encounter which had taken place at Tral the previous night. However, going through the entire news report on this heartrending incident wasn’t necessary because except for the names of the deceased which […]

Women’s Day: Woman, Thy Name Is Sobriety!

I did not come this far, to only come this far! As I sit, punching the buttons of my laptop, to carve some magic out of my words, I recollect my journey! A journey of tolerance, courage, pain, happiness, success, guilt, hard work and most importantly patience! When I was in my teens, I never […]

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