‘Work on Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover to be resumed within 20 days’

Srinagar,: The Government is set to resume the work on Jehangir Chowk to Rambagh flyover which was suspended immediately after the unrest in Kashmir this year.   Talking to KNS Finance Minister Dr. Haseeb Drabu said “The work on Jehangir Chowk to Rambagh flyover had to be suspended after armed uprising erupted in Kashmir on […]

Sunday market flooded with shoppers on 2nd relaxation day

Srinagar: On the second consecutive relaxation day in the Valley, the markets remained flooded with the shoppers who were seen purchasing essential commodities especially the winter stuff including clothes, blankets and other things. Witnesses said that the weekly flea market, popularly known as Sunday market witnessed huge rush of shoppers throughout the day. “The people […]

‘Hustle and bustle in markets should not be mistaken’

Srinagar: Hailing the ‘nation’ for abiding by the program, joint resistance forum on Sunday said that conscious and honorable nations can’t afford to forget the sacrifices of their loved ones.  In a joint statement,the leaders including Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Molvi Umar Farooq and JKLF chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik […]

Rain, snow forecast in Kashmir for next two days

Srinagar,: Weatherman on Sunday predicted light to moderate rainfall in plains and snowfall on higher reaches from Thursday in the Valley. While talking to KNS, Director Meteorological department (MeT), Sonum Lotus informed that there is no possibility of heavy rains in plains as well as in higher reaches. “Light to moderate rainfall would likely occur […]

Over 115 killed as 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derail

Pukhrayan: Over 115 passengers were killed and more than 200 injured, nearly half of them grievously, in the worst train accident in recent years when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed here in Kanpur rural area in the wee hours today due to suspected rail fracture. The disaster took place just a little after 0300 […]

WHO,Royal College Of Psychiatrist London Endorses Kashmir Form Of Psychological First-Aid

Srinagar: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advocated the use of techniques adopted by NGO’s involved in imparting Psychological First Aid in conflict ridden Kashmir as role model for the world. This report was submitted to J&K Govt and WHO and was presented by Dr Sayed Aqeel Hussain, Consultant Psychiatrist and International Coordinator for mhGAP, at the WHO […]

Independent Indian Journalists to release Kashmir Report on 6 Dec

Srinagar: A group of Indian Journalists said that they will release a detailed report about the prevailing Kashmir situation on December 6 next month. “The report will be fair, based on truth. Our report will give ample space to people’s aspirations and mindset. We will mention everything in the report that people told us during […]

Pragati Maidan Trade Fair:Demonetization hits Kashmiri traders

New Delhi: While some Kashmiri traders alleged that Jammu Kashmir Handicrafts Department didn’t provide them stalls at Pragati Maidan New Delhi others are claiming that demonetization has badly hit their business as there are no crowds and no cash. India International Trade Fair started in Pragati Maidan New Delhi few days back. Some  traders alleged […]

Locals accuse Police and Civil officials of ‘ignoring’ CM Secretariat directions

Srinagar: Despite receiving directions from Chief Ministers Secretariat, Deputy Inspector General of Police Central Kashmir Range, Deputy Commissioner Budgam and other officials to clear encroachment on common pathway, Tehsildar Khag and Station House Officer Police Station Khag in Central Kashmir’s Budgam District according to locals have not only over-ruled the directions but contrary trained guns […]

Demonetization Effect:JK Govt to make cash-payout of part salary in advance

Jammu: To alleviate the inconvenience faced by the employees and general public due to demonetization, the State Government today announced to release part salary for the month of November 2016 to all non-gazetted/class-IV employees in advance in cash. The decision was taken in a meeting to review the inconvenience faced by the employees and general […]