Zahoor for comprehensive eco-tourism policy in JK

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, Saturday underscored the need for formulating a comprehensive eco-tourism policy in the State. The Minister was speaking at a meeting convened to review the functioning of the Department of Forest Protection Force (FPF). He said the policy will […]

 Waive Off KCC Loans of Affected Farmers: MLA

SRINAGAR: MLA Rafiabad, Yawar Dilawar Mir has expressed anguish over the losses caused to the standing crops and fruits due to intense hailstorm in upper belt of Rafiabad. Expressing solidarity and sympathy with the hailstorm hit farmers, Yawar has asked the district administration Baramulla to send joint teams comprising officers of horticulture, agriculture and revenue […]

Ex-Police Chief Writes ‘Kashmir Intifada

Srinagar: A M Watali, former Police Chief of Kashmir Division, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday and presented to him a copy of “Kashmir Intifada” which has been recently published.   “This book traces the history and progression of events which led to the emergence of militancy in Kashmir, including the […]

ICSC organizes Alumni meet

SRINAGAR: The Islamia College of Science and Commerce (ICSC) Saturday organized an Alumni Association Meet in the Conference Hall of the College.  While sharing his experiences, the Vice Chancellor CUK, Prof. (Dr.) Mehraj-ud-Din Mir, alumni of the College, said the College has offered significant contributions to the academic and professional fields in the State. Principal […]

Malik visits Media Complex Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Secretary Information, M H Malik visited the Media Complex at Polo View here last evening to take stock of the functioning of the Directorate of Information & Public Relations (DIPR). He also took stock of the works being executed at the Media Complex as part of infrastructure upgradation. During the visit, the Secretary Information […]

10 year old girl dies in Tral accident

Srinagar: A girl died after she was injured in a road accident in Tral area of Awantipora today afternoon.   A 10 years old girl  identified as Arbeena Shah daughter of Mukhtar Ahmad Shah resident of Gadikhal, Awantipora was hit by a motorcycle driven by a civilian at ladiyar, in the jurisdiction of police station Tral. […]

Deputations meet Mehbooba

SRINAGAR:  People in large numbers and scores of deputations today met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. They brought their difficulties into the notice of the Chief Minister and sought their redressal. A deputation from Shangus demanded completion of the pending Regional Water Supply Scheme and equipping the local hospital in terms of staff […]

Mehbooba, Vohra Extend Ramazan Greetings

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the State on the beginning of holy month of Ramazan. In her message, the Chief Minister hoped the holy month marks the beginning of an era free from difficulties, uncertainty, bloodshed and acrimony. “I pray that this holy month brings along all the divine blessings for […]

Burhan Confidant Killed, Summer Chaos Returns in Valley

SRINAGAR:  Kashmir Valley erupted with violent protests after government forces killed top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and his aide Faizan Mushtaq in a gun battle in Tral, Pulwama on Saturday morning. Sabzar was a close confidant of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani whose killing last July triggered a mass uprising in Kashmir.  […]

Students Take to Streets

Srinagar: Students across Kashmir were again on the forefront of protests on Saturday soon after the news of Hizb commanders death spread. While class work was suspended in all the universities and colleges in the Srinagar city reports of student protest have come in from all major district headquarters. Students from Baramulla Degree College staged […]