Passport verification needs to be made simple, quick, transparent: SVC

SRINAGAR: Apart from making passport verification simple, quick and transparent, installation of CCTVs will be completed soon in all jails. Similarly, bringing police stations and vital traffic checkpoints under CCTV cover in a phased manner followed by connecting them with district, range and zonal police headquarters will be taken up on priority to bring transparency […]

Kashmir Fort Festival Evokes Overwhelming Public Response

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Fort Festival saw an overwhelming response today as the participants wearing traditional turbans walked through the interiors of the old city in Srinagar as part of its heritage walk program. The 3-day festival began yesterday with Sufiyana Musial Performance at Hari Parbat Fort in downtown. Today, scores of youth from downtown including […]

Handwara Killings:Er Rashid protests,stages walk out from DDP meet

SRINAGAR: AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rasheed today walked out of District Development Board Meeting when government failed to clear its stand over certain sensitive issues. AIP in a statement released to PTK said that during his speech Er Rasheed asked government to explain what went to its promise of completing enquiry within one […]

JKLF chief Yasin Malik meets EJAC leaders

SRINAGAR: Continuing with its efforts to build unity among Kashmiris against Indian conspiratorial agenda, JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik today met the head of Employees joint action committee (EJAC) Abdul Qayoom Wani along with its leaders Farooq Ahmad Trali, Fayaz Shabnum, Farooq Ahmad Khan, Shabir Ahmad Langoo ,Khurshid Ahmad Butt and Muhammad Lateef etc at […]

‘Mercury is highly toxic to human health’

SRINAGAR: While world has awakened to the harmful effects of mercury and many hospitals are now mercury free, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that J&K hospitals continue to use mercury-based medical products posing grave threat to human health and the environment. Calling for ban on mercury-based medical products, DAK President Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan said these […]

500-600 Kashmiri Students Enroll for MBBS in Bangladesh: Official

SRINAGAR: Minister (Press) in Bangladesh High Commission in India, Enamul Hoque Chowdhury, Tuesday called on the Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat at his official residence here and discussed several important issues related to the health and medical education in Jammu and Kashmir and that of Bangladesh. Chowdhury, who is on a two-day […]

Ahead of Budget Session, security strengthened in city

SRINAGAR: As the Budget session of the Assembly begins tomorrow the police has strengthened security arrangements and put its men on alert following the killing of three policemen in two attacks by militants on Monday. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Ghulam Hassan Bhat told KNS that the police has made all the required security arrangements […]

Vendors on Road After Cops Clear City Centre from ‘Roadblock’

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of pushcart vendors Tuesday assembled in Jehangir Chowk protesting government’s decision to ban them from installing pushcarts and kiosks in Srinagar city.They have been protesting for the past three days. The vendors have not been working for the past 17 days after the police stopped them from carrying out business in Lal Chowk, […]

This thief has ‘principles’ to follow!

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”5484″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]] SRINAGAR: If someone breaks into your vehicle, leaves behind all valuables including laptop and I-Pad, but selectively takes away Rs 1,600 and leather wallet, what conclusion would you make about the case?Over a month on, police is curiously looking for clues to crack this case though no formal complaint has been filed by victim, […]

‘Public issues will be addressed on priority basis: Bukhari

SRINAGAR:  Former Minister and MLA Amirakadal Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday assured a holistic development of Amirakadal constituency in a time-bound manner. Addressing a party convention at Humhama, Bukhari said that he will continue to ensure proper development of every nook and corner of Amirakadal constituency on modern lines. The former minister remarked that […]

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