German Ambassador inaugurates first-phase of restoration of Dewan-e-Khaas at Shalimar Garden

SRINAGAR: Dr Martin Ney, Ambassador of Germany in India, today inaugurated the first phase of the restoration of Dewan-e-Khaas at Shalimar Garden in presence of J&’s Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar.The Ambassador unveiled a plaque commemorating the project and also opened to public view the restored Papier Machie ceilings inside the Dewan-e-Khaas.The Ambassador while […]

Our success stories get buried in din of violence: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Monday urged the international community to recognize the huge potential and talent of youth of Jammu & Kashmir by navigating their knowledge and expertise into key areas where they have set global benchmarks. She admired the perseverance of young and robust people of her state for shaping their future despite […]

Andrabi visits City Shrines

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Haj & Auqaaf, PHE, I&FC, PDD, Industries and Commerce Farooq Andrabi today visited various shrines in the city and took stock of the arrangements put in place for the auspicious occasion of Meraj-ul-Alam. Andrabi visited Dargah Hazratbal, Kailashpora shrine in old city and Jenab Sahib Soura and interacted with the […]

Srinagar may go Delhi way to curb traffic jam

Srinagar: To overcome daily traffic jam in Srinagar city after the closure of Rambagh-Hyderpora road due to flyover construction, the government will seek public opinion about using odd-even formula on the pattern of New Delhi. Minister of State for Transport, Science and Technology Sunil Sharma told KNS that the government is aware of the traffic […]

Maulana Mustafa Ansari Remembered

SRINAGAR: Rich tributes were paid to illustrious scholar and commentator of the Holy Quran, Maulana Mustafa Hussain Ansari, on the tenth anniversary of his passing away on Sunday.Majalis and commemorative services were held across Kashmir where speakers recalled the Maulana Mustafa’s tireless efforts in working for unity among Muslims and addressing misunderstandings between various sects. […]

Yasin Malik Admitted in Fortis Hospital

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairperson, Muhammad Yasin Malik, on Monday was admitted in Fortis hospital at Vasant Kunj Delhi. “Yasin Malik had fallen ill in the month of February 2016 while he was in central jail Srinagar. He was then admitted in a private hospital in Srinagar where doctors diagnosed him with […]

Karra stresses on starting late night domestic flight at SIA

Srinagar: Chairing Airport Advisory Committee meeting at Srinagar International Airport, Member Parliament Tariq Hamid Karra stressed on starting late night domestic flight operations in wake of the tourist season in Kashmir. It was discussed that for improved visibility during late hours the process for upgrading airport’s instrument landing system (ILS) from Category 1 to Category […]

Akmal, Shehzad axed by Inzamam ahead of England tour

Pakistan’s new selectors Monday dropped star players Shahid Afridi, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from next month’s tour of England, stressing there would be no compromises after the country’s disastrous exit from the World Twenty20 in India.Former Afghanistan coach Inzamam-ul-Haq, who is heading up the newly formed selection committee as part of wholesale changes following […]

Priya Sethi reviews progress of tourism dept

JAMMU: Minister of State for Tourism, Education, Technical Education, Culture, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks Priya Sethi today chaired a high level review meeting of the tourism department.A comprehensive review of the physical and financial achievements of the department was done in the meeting.Underscoring on developing Jammu as an independent tourist destination, the Minister said that […]

JKFSA tighten noose against milk suppliers,destroy 985 litres sub-standard milk

JAMMU: On the 8th day of its 10-day special campaign against the sale and supply of sub-standard milk and its allied products in the state, the J&K Food Safety Authorities (JKFSA) have destroyed 985 liters of adulterated/sub-standard milk and also lifted 42 samples from different parts of the State. The special drive, which was launched […]

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