K-Resolution Must for Peace In South Asia: Bilawal

SRINAGAR: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman f Pakistan People’s Party, stated at United States Institute of Peace that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been “unable” to mend his internal and foreign policy. Addressing at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Bilawal Bhutto stressed that peace and prosperity can’t be achieved in South Asia unless Kashmir […]

858817 New Ration Cards Issued

JAMMU:  Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Tuesday informed the Upper House that 858817 new ration cards under the ambit of National Food Security Act (NFSA) have been distributed in the state, so far. Replying to a question by Ashok Khajuria, the Minister said that the fidelity check is […]

Anti-Militancy Ops: Clashes Leave Many Injured

SRINAGAR: Clashes erupted at twin places in South Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian districts as forces launch cordon and search operations after receiving inputs about the presence of suspected militants. The forces cordoned off Heff Shermal area of Shopian district today and launched searches. However, as searches were underway, the locals came out of their houses […]

Hundreds Of Vehicles Leave Jammu for Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of vehicles, including those carrying passengers and trucks loaded with essentials, left Jammu this morning for the Kashmir valley as the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu highway was through for only one-way traffic despite rain. The highway was through for one-way traffic though there was rain in the morning, a traffic police official told UNI. He […]

Corruption Case Registered Against IT Officials

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Organisation today registered a corruption case against senior officers of the Information Technology Department for making procurements without following the financial code, causing huge loss to the state exchequer. “A case was registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act against officials of Information Technology Department after completion of […]

School Burning Incident: Two Officials Suspended

Kupwara: Deputy Commissioner Kupwara on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the burning of a school at Radbugh area of Drugmulla in the frontier district of north Kashmir last week. “I have ordered an inquiry into the incident and have placed headmaster and chowkidar of the Boys High School Radbugh under suspension,” Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Ghulam […]

Winter’s Tale in Kashmir

This winter after a long time, Kashmir has experienced successive heavy snowfall which has thrown life out of gear: electricity has been erratic, traffic movement has been affected, more so along Jammu-Srinagar highway and the flights have recurrently been grounded. This drastic change in weather followed an extended dry spell through November and December which […]

Four civilians injured in Army firing in Pampore: Police

Srinagar: Four persons were injured on Tuesday after the government forces resorted to firing to disperse protesters in Samboora village of Pampore area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police officials told KNS. Deputy Inspector General of Police S P Pani, told KNS that, 50 RR launched a search operation in the Samboora Village of Pampore […]

Avoiding another season of disasters in Kashmir

Winter is usually quiet in Kashmir. The durbar move means that all the politicians and bureaucrats have vanished to the warmer climes of Jammu, and since political violence is a performance art, with the main audience missing, fewer performances are to be had. Of course there are some speeches happening in the local Assembly, but […]

Healthy living starts in school

Our dire state of health and well-being is well-documented. The number of type 2 diabetes cases is high by world standards, and rising daily, with a 35 per cent increase from 2014 to 2015. We have an obesity epidemic, and this is leading to high rates of cardiovascular disease and other lifestyle-related illnesses. The reasons […]