Mehbooba Slams Farooq for ‘Double Speak’

Jammu: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today slammed National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah for his “double speak” on the stone pelters. “Dr Abdullah is making self-contradictory statements about the stone pelters,” Ms Mufti told the mediapersons at the sidelines of a function here this morning. She said, “in Srinagar, for Farooq Abullah stone pelters are […]

KEG Flays Threat To Scribe

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has condemned the intimidation of a reporter by a political worker in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Abdul Qayoom Khan, working for various news organisations, was threatened and abused by a political worker belonging to the ruling People’s Democratic Party. He was accused of things he had no connection with. Soon […]

2 Kids Drown At Baba Reshi

Baramulla: Two young boys drowned in Alpathri village of Baba Reshi in Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday. The deceased were identified as eight-year-old student Firdous Ahmad Reshi son of Muhammad Yousuf and 10-year-old Abdul Rouf Shiekh son of Muhammad Ramzan. Locals said that the boys slipped into Nallah Tilkaen while chasing a […]

Govt refutes remarks attributed to CM by Delhi-based daily

JAMMU : The State Government spokesman has strongly refuted the remarks attributed to the Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti in today’s web edition of New Delhi-based business newspaper Financial Express regarding a youth allegedly tied to a security forces vehicle in Budgam area. “It is highly unfortunate, severely unethical and grossly irresponsible on part of […]

Tarigami asks Central, State govts to introspect

Srinagar: Asking the Central and State governments to introspect as what went wrong from 2014 to 2017 that youth gets irritated and violent with the name of elections, senior CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam M Y Tarigami Friday said they are the same people who were in long queues in 2014 elections. “In 2014 […]

Clashes in city after Friday prayers

Srinagar: Security forces today burst teargas shells to disperse protestors after Friday prayers in downtown Srinagar and Sopore in Baramulla district.  Trouble started immediately after Friday prayers were over in historic Jamia Masjid, where hundreds of protestors took to the streets outside the mosque to protest against the death of eight civilians in clashes during […]

Mother of 2 Sets Herself Ablaze

SRINAGAR: A women from Downtown Srinagar allegedly set herself ablaze at Hill Pathri, Gund area of Kangan in district Ganderbal on Thursday afternoon. The woman identified as  Zamrooda Banoo was later admitted in the SKIMS Soura where she was battling for her life. Zamrooda has sustained more than 95 percent burn injuries. Zamrooda, wife of […]

UNDP to Help J&K Achieve Sustainable Development

JAMMU: A two member team comprising United Nations Development Programme (India), Deputy Country Director, Dr Preeti Soni and Programme Analyst (Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management) Energy and Environment Unit, Ruchi Pant today called on several Ministers and Government functionaries of Jammu and Kashmir to discuss the developmental scenario of the State, hoping to launch various […]

 Transparency Portal of FCS&CA Deptt:Dept’s Asked to Switchover To Digital Mode

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today advised all Departments to put their activities and services in digital mode so as to improve their public interface and bring in more transparency in their activities. Addressing a gathering here after launching the Transparency Portal of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department, the Chief Minister said […]

JK’s Industrial Estates to get 24X7 power supply: Dy CM

SAMBA: The Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that Industrial Estates in Bari Brahmana, Samba and Kathua will get round-the-clock electricity supply for making Jammu, a hub of industrial activities in the State. The Deputy CM said this after laying the foundation of Coke Bottlers Company, Kandhari Beverages at SIDCO Industrial Estate Phase-III […]

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