Mistaken as Braid Choppers, 6 Foreign Tourists Rescued By Police

Srinagar—Six foreign tourists, who had lost their way in the city, were rescued by the police in the early hours today from a mob which allegedly mistook them for braid choppers.   The tourists — three Australians and one person each from England, South Korea and Ireland — were on their way to Srinagar from […]

Restrictions in Srinagar Areas Today

Srinagar—Srinagar administration has decided to impose restrictions under Section 144 CrPC in 7 police station tomorrow, the 9th of October 2017. The areas where restrictions will be imposed include Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Maisuma and Kralkhud. An official in the administration said that the restrictions will be imposed as a precautionary measure.  […]

Demonetisation brought down militancy in JK: Jaitley

Washington— Finance minister Arun Jaitley said demonetisation has resulted in a sharp reduction in militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir where stone throwers were no longer active in the last 8-10 months. He made the remarks while refuting the impression that transformational initiatives like ‘Swachh Bharat’, GST and demonetisation have not resulted in any changes […]

IAF ready for war at short notice: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Hindon—The Indian Air Force is prepared to fight a war at a “short notice” and fully geared up to respond to any security challenge to the country in the most befitting manner, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said on Sunday. The IAF chief also said that the uncertainties in the present geo-political environment in the […]

No Let Up In Braid Chopping Incidents, Police Clueless

Srinagar—There seems to be no let-up in braid chopping incidents in Kashmir valley as five more incidents occurred on Sunday in different parts of the valley. Police has so far failed to make any headway in solving these cases despite setting up special investigation teams and doubling the reward money to Rs 6 lakh for any information. […]

This modern eating disorder makes you sick even when you’re eating healthy

People, it seems, have never been so afraid of their food – and, say some experts, an obsession with healthy eating may paradoxically be endangering lives. Twenty-nine-year-old Frenchwoman Sabrina Debusquat recounts how, over 18 months, she became a vegetarian, then a vegan – eschewing eggs, dairy products and even honey – before becoming a “raw foodist” who avoided all […]

Modi, under fire, eases burden on small companies

New Delhi—Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Friday eased tax rules for small and medium-sized companies, as it rushes to address growing criticism of its stewardship of Asia’s third-largest economy. Modi, in a rare acknowledgment that economic sentiment had turned negative, this week defended his handling of the economy, which in the June quarter grew […]

Kashmir Inc Members Call on JK Bank Chairman

Srinagar—The newly elected executive body of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) today called upon Chairman and CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmad at Corporate Headquarters. The chairman felicitated the elected members led by President KCCI Javed Ahmed Tenga, for getting elected to the premier business chamber of valley in recently held elections. Interacting with […]

Meet Reviews NMSA Progress

Srinagar—To review the progress made under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA), a meeting of the empowered Committee was held at SKUAST-K Shalimar which was presided over by Principal Secretary Agriculture Agricultural Production Department, Sandeep Kumar Nayak. Vice Chancellor SKUAST-K, Nazir Ahmad, Vice Chancellor SKUAST-J, Dr. P.K. Sharma, Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, […]

Bukhari inaugurates Aadhaar enrolment centre

Srinagar—Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Saturday inaugurated Aadhaar enrolment centre for students, up to higher secondary level, of Srinagar at Kothi Bagh Girls Higher Secondary School on the institute’s annual day celebration function. On the occasion, Project Director Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Abdul Rashid War, who is also Registrar for Aadhaar enrolment of […]

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