Mehbooba asks officers to remove bottlenecks, restore public spaces

SRINAGAR– Seeking cooperation and suggestions from all stakeholders and civil society, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Friday described traffic management as a huge challenge, especially in view of long-term transport system that is being executed in the capital cities and major towns.She said while the administration will have to find quick solution to the traffic congestion […]

Guest-Speakers At Jamia-Masjid:‘Have Faith in Almighty,Victory Will Touch Your Feet’

SRINAGAR: Urging Muslims to find solutions of their problems themselves, Malaysia’s internationally-acclaimed scholar, Sheikh Hussain Yee Friday said, that was possible if Muslims follow the true path that leads to Allah and follow the Quranic teachings in letter and spirit. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday presided over the programme organized by the Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid Srinagar […]

5 drug peddlers held, 400 corex bottles seized

Srinagar: Five drug peddlers have been arrested from parts of city here while two AK-47 rounds have been recovered from one of the peddlers. A police official said four peddlers identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Hundoo son of Mohammad Ibrahim, Wajahat Raja son of Khursheed both residents of Gadoodbagh, Habakadal and Adnan Firdous Qureshi son of […]

Foundation Stone of Baitul Hilal Project Laid at Jawahar Nagar

SRINAGAR: Foundation stone of Rs 15 Crore Baitul Hilal reconstruction project was laid at Jawahar Nagar in the presence of a cross section of people on Friday. Speaking on the occasion Justice (Retd) Bashir Ahmad Kirmani expressed satisfaction over initiating the reconstruction project for inmates of Baitul Hilal. He exhorted upon the people to inculcate […]

Scania Metrolink luxury bus flagged off

Srinagar: Minister for Transport Sunil Kumar Sharma today flagged off the state’s first Scania Metrolink premium luxury bus at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre in the presence of officials from the Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) and the Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU). JKSRTC will be operating the fully air conditioned […]

City Student Selected for South Asian Squay Championship

Srinagar: Yamin Fayaz a class 11th student of MPML Higher Secondary School Institution, Baghi Dilawar Khan in Shehri Khaas has been selected for the National team for the 6th South Asian Squay Championship scheduled to be held at Ratnapuram Sri Lanka. The staff and Principal of the school has congratulated Yamin Fayaz for his outstanding […]

Synonym of hard work and talent-Imran Haroon

Golden city of Srinagar famous for many things like beauty, crafts, flowers, lakes etc has generated many sports stars in past and we hope will develop many more in future too. The example of current most talented sports star is the glamorous cricketer IMRAN HAROON. A name which you may have heard many times in […]

Don’t shoot the messenger

Religious freedom in India was on a “negative trajectory” in 2015 as tolerance deteriorated and religious freedom violations increased. This is what the US Commission for International Religious Freedom says in its annual report out this week.“Minority communities, especially Christians, Muslims, and Sikhs, experienced numerous incidents of intimidation, harassment, and violence, largely at the hands […]

Have you ever wondered why God Created Mosquitoes?

EVEN AN ahinsak like me makes an exception for the mosquito. I may not kill them myself – but I have the usual array of anti-mosquito devices to protect my house: from various versions of Goodnight to a much healthier and better smelling cowdung and camphor biscuit that we set alight every evening. In the […]

Karewas: A Treasure of Kashmir Soon To Be Lost Forever

The Kashmir valley is an oval-shaped basin, 140 km long and 40 km wide, trending in the NNW–SSE direction. It is an intermountain valley fill, comprising of unconsolidated gravel and mud. A succession of plateaus is present above the Plains of Jhelum and its tributaries. These plateau-like terraces are called ‘Karewas’ or ‘Vudr’ in the […]

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