Jhelum Embankment Crumbling: HC Orders Immediate Repairs Of Damaged Portion

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed deputy commissioner Srinagar to submit inquiry report into the incident involving caving in of embankment near Lasjan in outskirts of Srinagar earlier this month. A division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey had preponed the hearing of a related Public […]

Juvenile Justice Boards:HC Asks Govt To Remove ‘Only Hurdle’ In 10-Days

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed government to accord within ten days formal sanction to the creation of 8 additional posts of magistrates for operationalization of eight juvenile justice boards in first phase. In the first phase, eight JJBs are being set up in Anantnag, Baramulla, Srinagar in Kashmir division and Jammu, […]

Delhi Court Rejects Shabir Shah’s Fresh Bail Plea

Srinagar—A Delhi court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of resistance leader Shabir Shah in a 2007 money laundering case. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma, who had in August last year denied the relief to Shah citing the ongoing probe, dismissed his fresh bail plea. In his bail application filed through advocate M S Khan, […]

Shopian: Teen Succumbs To Injuries, Army Firing Toll 3

Srinagar—A 19-year-old youth, who was injured in army firing in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on last weekend, succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS SOURA on Wednesday. Rayees Ahmad Ganie son of Mohammad Yousf Ganie of Narpora, Shopian succumbed to injuries in the wee hours on Wednesday after battling for life for the last five days […]

JK Bank records Rs.174.30 Cr net profit for nine months  

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Bank on Wednesday reported a Net profit of Rs 174 Cr for the nine months ended December 2017 as the Bank declared the reviewed results for the Quarter and nine months ended December 2017 subsequent to adoption of the numbers by the Board of the Bank in a meeting held in Jammu […]

2 Kashmiris Ousted From Jamia Hostel

New Delhi—Two students from Kashmir studying at the Jamia Millia Islamia have found themselves thrown out of the University hostel for complaining about the food served in the mess. The two students were served with a notice of cancellation on January 24, 2017, after they had submitted their reply to the show-cause notice issued by […]

Urs of Zati-shah Wali (RA) observed in Drugmulla Kupwara

Kupwara—The annual Urs of Zati-Shah Wali (RA), popularly known as Shahwali, was observed at shahwali Drugmulla in north Kashmir’s Kupwara on Wednesday with religiousfervourr and enthusiasm.   A local source said that large number of devotees thronged the shrine where they recited verses of Qura’n, followed by Khatam-e-Sharief, Naats and supplications.    He added that Mirwaiz […]

Trump rules out talks with Taliban after string of attacks  

Washington:  US President Donald Trump has ruled out talks with the Taliban and vowed to “finish” them following a wave of deadly attacks in strife-torn Afghanistan that killed over 130 people. Meeting a delegation of UN Security Council ambassadors at the White House yesterday, he said, “We do not want to talk with the Taliban. There […]

JK tax revenue rises by Rs 2,327 cr in 2016-17

  Jammu—Tax revenue of Jammu and Kashmir rose to Rs 21,380 crore in 2016-17 against Rs 19,053 crore in the previous year, state Finance minister Haseeb Drabu said Tuesday. The grants from the Centre also increased from Rs 16,728 crore in 2015-16 to Rs 20,598 crore in 2016-17, the minister said in a written reply […]

DAK sounds Aussie flu alert in Valley

Srinagar—A vicious Aussie flu has created havoc in west­ern countries and with the ease of global travel it is inevitable the deadly strain will come to Kashmir, said Doctors Associa­tion Kashmir (DAK) on Tues­day in a communiqué. Cautioning public against it, DAK President and flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan has asked health authorities in […]

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