Tobacco ban would prevent 40% cancer cases: DAK

Srinagar—On World No Tobacco Day, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has sought complete ban on tobacco products in Kashmir. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that ban on tobacco products would prevent people from getting or dying from cancer. According to reports, about forty percent of cancer cases occur due to consumption […]

Suicide bomber kills 27 in Baghdad ice cream parlour

Baghdad—A suicide bomb­er has killed at least 27 people at an ice cream parlour in Iraq’s capital Baghdad. The attacker detonated a parked vehicle laden with ex­plosives outside the shop in the early hours of Tuesday. Islamic State said it carried out the atrocity in the central Karrada dis­trict of the city, which also wounded […]

Ashfaq Majeed remembered on 27th death anniversary

Srinagar—Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday paid tributes to Ashfaq Majeed Wani on his 27th anniversary observed on third of Ramazan.   Malik recalled Wani as a ‘ fierce youth icon’ and a symbol of the Kashmir resistance. “This nation can never forget the struggles and services of this great soul”, […]

Bukhari reviews allotment of shops at Hazuri Bagh

Srinagar—Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday asked the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to go for allotment of shops to dislocated shopkeepers at Hazuri Bagh Srinagar in a time bound manner. The Minster made these remarks during a meeting chaired by him to review allotment of shops and kiosks to beneficiaries by Srinagar Municipal Corporation […]

D&FCO conducts spl drive in Valley, suspends 47 drug licenses

Srinagar—Under the instructions of Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat, the Drugs & Food Control Organization (D&FCO) has undertaken a special drive against the sale of sub-standard and habit forming drugs in Kashmir valley from 22nd of May. In the first face of drive i.e. up to 26th May, the authorities conducted as […]

Indian army chief follows Jan Sangh ideology: Geelani

Srinagar—Reacting to recent statement of General Bipin Rawat, wherein he has said” that this is a proxy war and It is played in a dirty way’’ Syed Ali Geelani said that he is a man of Jan Sangh ideology and it illustrates his criminal mentality. Syed Ali Geelani while referring to the commendation letter to […]

GAD asks admin secretaries to designate PIOs in respective depts

Srinagar—The government has today asked all the administrative secretaries and Public Authorities of the state to ensure effective implementation of the RTI Act 2009 by designating the PIOs at earliest and notify their names in public domain. In an order issued today it has been impressed upon all the administrative Secretaries and Public Authorities of […]

Zulfkar takes first-hand appraisal of DIPR functioning

Srinagar—Minister for Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, Tuesday visited the Media Complex here to take first hand appraisal of the functioning of the Directorate of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) and also review the progress of work on the auditorium and conference hall being constructed in the Complex. The […]

Curbs around encounter sites in Baramulla

Baramulla—District Magistrate Baramulla today imposed restrictions under Section 144 Cr.PC on the movement of people around the site of any counter-insurgency operations within the jurisdiction in the district. The restrictions would be within the radius of 3 kilometers from the site of any counter-insurgency operations for a period of 60 days. It was said that […]

Dhaba owners spreading drug menace in CM’s home town

Bijbehara—Locals form Chief Minister’s hometown Tuesday appealed Jammu Kashmir Police to initiate action against drug peddlers who according to them sell brown-sugar and other drugs to youth in broad day light. Locals from Tulakhan Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantang district told news agency CNS that this village has become a hub of drug smuggling. They […]