Cop shot dead in Awantipora

Srinagar— Suspected militants Monday late evening fired upon a police official in Padgampora village of Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir after which he died of critical bullet wounds. Sources told news agency GNS that suspected militants fired upon Head Constable Ashiq Hussain who is Munshi of police station Awantipora when he was on […]

Pained at Dal situation,Mehbooba directs speeding up of cleaning of lake

Srinagar—Expressing concern over the pollution levels and quantity of weeds having come up in Dal Lake, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Monday directed pacing up of conservation and de weeding activities in the world famous lake. She said she would be herself monitoring the cleaning up of the lake periodically. The Chief Minister gave these directions […]

Cleanliness is Godliness: Mehbooba

Srinagar—Appealing people to ensure cleanliness of their surroundings, villages and mohallas, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Monday said that every religion and social set up has laid great emphasis on maintaining cleanliness in the society. Addressing a function organized by Srinagar Municipal Corporation here Monday, the Chief Minister said maintenance of clean environs has been accorded […]

Naeem lays foundation of footbridge at Pantha Chowk

Srinagar—Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar Monday laid foundation of a foot bridge over river Jhelum at Pantha Chowk. The Minister said that there are certain pockets in the capital city which have been ignored by previous regimes but the current government is committed to develop every area in uniform manner. The foot bridge on […]

Skills training centre inaugurated for jail inmates

Srinagar— Director General of Prisons, S. K. Mishra Monday inaugurated a first of its kind skills training centre for jail inmates at Central Jail, Srinagar. The skills training centre has been established by Prisons Department in collaboration with Art of Living Organization. The DGP said that soon similar kind of centres will be established in […]

Pregnant Lady Attacked, Her Braid Chopped & Gold Chain Snatched

Srinagar— Criminals targeted a pregnant lady this time in Magam area of Central Kashmir, chopped off her braid and before escaping snatched her gold chain as well. Reports said that two unidentified criminals masquerading as beggars entered into the house of one Munir Hussain at Mulbuchhan village. Witnesses said that while finding the lady alone […]

‘Need Tangible Measures to Overcome Pollen Menace’

Srinagar—Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari Monday called for tangible measures to tackle cotton (fluffy) pollutants shed by poplars in Kashmir during their pollination season which has become a source of health hazard in the region. The Minister said this while chairing a meeting of experts and concerned officials regarding short and long-term measures needed […]

PDP should be ‘ashamed’ for bartering People’s mandate,honour for power:Karra

Srinagar—Reacting sharply to RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Deputy Chief Minster Dr Nirmal Singh’s remarks about the need for constitutional amendments to repeal J&K’s special status, Congress on Sunday said that RSS and BJP were stoking passions in the face of growing dissent across the country for its wrong policies. In a statement, former minister […]

Bhagwat has damaged Indian secular image, says Soz

Srinagar—Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader, Prof Saifuddin Soz Monday said that the RSS Chiefs in a row, have done great damage to the idea of India – secular, pluralistic, democratic, transparent and above everything else, a repository of high human values. He said that the present Chief of the RSS Mr. Bhagwat is, […]

Old Jammu to be developed as ‘Heritage City’: Dy CM

Jammu—Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Singh Monday said the government has targeted to develop Old areas of Jammu as heritage city through a string of projects initiated for traffic decongestion, sanitation and cleanliness. He was speaking at a function organized in connection with the disbursement of old age and other pension cheques to beneficiaries of East […]

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