Military court verdict sends a wrong message: Tarigami

Srinagar—While terming the verdict of a military tribunal which has given bail to the five army men indicted in Machil fake encounter case as a big setback for saner voices, CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yosuf Tarigami has said the prestige of institutions is lowered down by such decisions. In a statement issued […]

Minor dies in road accident in Sopore

Baramulla—A ‘speedy’ vehicle crushed a minor boy to death in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday morning. The incident happened at Duroo village of Sopore town. Reports said that both the brothers-residents of Hardshiva Sopore were critically injured after being hit by a speeding car. They were moved to Sub District Hospital Sopore where Junaid […]

Pushwara – Sofigund bridge to be ready by Oct-17

Anantnag—Minister for Rural Development, Law and Panchayat Raj, Abdul Haq Monday reviewed the implementation of District Development Board Decisions, 2017-18 here at Dak Bungalow Anantnag. During the meeting, Minister was informed that the construction of Pushwara – Sofigund bridge will be completed up to October 2017, while as Rakh Chee Bridge will be completed by […]

Srinagar among 29 Indian cities highly vulnerable to earthquakes

New Delhi—Twenty-nine Indian cities and towns, including Delhi and capitals of nine states, fall under “severe” to “very severe” seismic zones – highly vulnerable to earthquakes – according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). A majority of these places are in the Himalayas, one of the most seismically active regions in the world. Delhi, […]

Tral Citizens form ‘Citizens Council’

Tral—With a motive to fight for the development of constituency, a large number of citizens from different areas of Tral on Sunday, organised a meeting at Tral town, which was presided over by a senior retired bureaucrat Bashir Ahmad Jan in the premises of Dilnag Park. The participants had a threadbare discussions on the poor […]

Forces Raid Hussaini School, HMT, Harass Students, Misbehave with Staff

Srinagar: Students as well as staffers at Hussaini School in HMT area of Srinagar city Monday alleged that soldiers armed with sticks and weapons barged into the school and thrashed some of the students and harassed the teachers. The students said that army men from nearby 2 RR camp suddenly entered their school and they […]

Transporters seek better amenities at new Bus Terminal

Srinagar—Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Health, Medical Education and Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash Monday visited Parimpora Bus Terminal to take first hand appraisal for traffic decongestion measures in the City. The Minister said that shifting of General Bus Stand from Batamaloo to Parimpora is an important step towards decongestion of the core […]

Culture on Cruise: Artists enthral audiences on Dal Lake

Srinagar—An enthralling cultural programme was held as part of the ‘weekly cultural programme series’ titled “Culture on Cruise”, here last evening. The event was organized by J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) in association with Tourism Department Kashmir. The programme saw performances from JK’s famous artists Manzoor Ahmad Shah and Raashid Jehangir which […]

CUK chancellor interacts with faculty, students, staff

Srinagar—Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Chancellor, Dr. Srikumar Banerjee today visited different campuses of the varsity and held detailed interactions and threadbare discussions with the faculty, administrative staff, research scholars and class representatives, about the overall functioning of the university. Flanked by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Finance […]

Gunmen Loot JK Bank Branch

Anantnag: After a brief hiatus, unknown armed men looted a branch of Jammu Kashmir Bank at Arwani area of Bijbehara town in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. According to bank staffers, armed men were donning burqa who entered into the branch and looted Rs five lakh twenty thousand. Shortly after looting the bank, the gunmen fled […]

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