Modi Supported My Govt During Difficult Time: Mehbooba

Udhampur: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for supporting her government during the “difficult time” last year. Mufti, apparently referring to the law and order situation in Kashmir Valley after the July 8 killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, said Modi ensured that the state government […]

PM Modi Inaugurates Nashri-Chenani Tunnel

Chenani:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday inaugurated the  Nashri-Chenani tunnel — India’s longest road tunnel on Srinagar-Jammu Highway  The 9-km long ‘Chenani Nashri Tunnel’, built at the cost of Rs 2,500 crore, was dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister here in presence of Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping  Nitin Gadkari,, […]

Asia’s Largest Tulip Garden Thrown Open for Public

SRINAGAR : With the onset of spring, Asia’s largest tulip garden, situated in the foothills of an imposing mountain in Srinagar, was thrown open for public today. The garden is expected to attract thousands of nature-lovers, including domestic and foreign tourists to enjoy the view of plant life and around 1.3 million exotic tulips. Spreading over an area […]

Disallowed By Police, Geelani Leads Funeral Prayers At Home

SRINAGAR: In a first of its instance, octogenarian Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday led funeral prayers of a lady in his lawns. Hurriyat (G) chief was disallowed to move out to offer funeral prayers by men in uniform stationed in two vehicles outside his Hyderpora residence. Geelani is under house detention since 2010 which government […]

5.74 Lac Children To Be Administered Polio Vaccine Today

  Srinagar: As many as 5.74 lakh children up to the age of five years will be immunised at 1,701 vaccination booths under Pulse Polio Immunisation (IPPI Phase 2) on Sunday in five Kashmir districts, including Kupwara, Bandipora, Kulgam, Srinagar and Budgam.  An official spokesperson here today said that the second phase of the anti-polio drive […]

Plantation drive launched at Police Public School Bemina Srinagar

SRINAGAR : Srinagar Police in collaboration with J&K Forest Department organized a plantation drive at Police Public School Bemina, Srinagar, today. DIG CKR Shri Ghulam Hassan Bhat, who is also the Administrative officer of the School, Conservator Forests Srinagar Shri Javaid Ahmad Andrabi, SSP Srinagar Shri Imtiyaz Ismail, Divisional  Forest Officer  Srinagar Shri Mukhtar Ahmad, […]

Workshop on Plant Taxonomy concludes at Kashmir University

SRINAGAR:  A national-level workshop ‘Plant Taxonomy: Principles and Practices’ concluded at University of Kashmir. It was organized by Centre for Biodiversity and Taxonomy (CBT), Department of Botany, in collaboration with the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India. The workshop was attended by 40 participants from […]

Kashmiris Poke Fun At TV Channel For ‘Fake Story’

Srinagar: India’s one of the leading News Channel ‘India Today’ carried what it called an exclusive story on March 29, about Kashmir’s stone war. The ‘Exclusive story’ titled “Stone pelters on hire in Kashmir: India Today nails Valley’s insidious villains”, by its two investigative journalists, was telecast during the prime time slot by the channel’s leading […]

PDP playing with emotions of people:  G.A. Mir

SRINAGAR:  Describing the upcoming Parliamentary Elections fight between Communal Forces and Secular Forces, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President and INC NC Candidate G.A. Mir has urged upon the people to use this opportunity for strengthening the secular and unifying forces, as the secular fabric of the country is in danger under the ruling dispensation. […]

Er. Rasheed reacts sharply to Shiv Sena’s demand of banning meat shops

SRINAGAR: AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has warned Right Wing Hinduta forces not to remain under impression that J&K is UP or Gujrat where they can go for any vandalism and threat the Muslim community in the name of protecting cows or banning meat shops and slaughter houses. While reacting to demand of […]