JRL leaders, activists protest at Hyderpora

Srinagar—The leaders and activists of the joint re­sistance leadership (JRL) took out a protest rally at Hyderpora on Tuesday against Shopian killings. Holding placards, the pro­testers said killing human beings in every form is cow­ardly and against humanity. Addressing the gathering, Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Umer Adil Dar and Advocate Yasir Dalal said, “Indian au­thorities and […]

Justice Durrez inaugurates computer section-cum-server room at HC

Srinagar—Chief Justice, Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed Tuesday inaugurated a new state-of-art computer section-cum-server room and 10g speed LAN facility at High Court Complex here. The 10g Speed facility is the only second facility in any High Court of the country. Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey, Justice Sajeev Kumar and Justice M.K. […]

Last date for remittance of Advance Haj Amount extended

Srinagar—According to the Ex­ecutive Officer, Haj Committee, it is for the information of all the Provisionally Selected Pilgrims of Haj 2018 that the last date for remit­tance of Advance Haj Amount (First Installment) of Rs.81,000/-(Rupees Eighty One Thousand only) per pil­grim, has been extended upto 12th February, 2018.

‘Teachers, non-teaching staff working tirelessly to transform JK’s education sector’

Jammu—Minister for Educa­tion, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said the credit for the accomplishments in educa­tion sector goes to the teachers and other staff of the department who are working tirelessly for streamlining the system. “Taking note of the fact that the Education Department has started witnessing visible transformation on the ground, the government increased […]

ED questions Shabir Shah’s wife again

Srinagar—The Enforcement Directorate Tuesday again questioned the wife of incarcer­ated Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) chairman; Shabir Ahmad Shah in New Delhi. The ED had summoned Dr Bilquees Shah on Jan 18 this year and had asked her to appear on Jan 30. The wife of Shah while talking to KNS said that the government is […]

Protest in LA for liquor ban 

Srinagar—Opposition National Conference and Congress on Tuesday evening staged walkout as a mark of protest over government’s silence on ban on liquor in the Jammu and Kashmir state. Congress MLA GM Saroori stood up from his chair and demanded a complete ban on liquor in the state. Legislators from NC including Ali Mohammad Sagar, Abdul […]

Goldsmith’s body found, finally 

Srinagar—Police on Tuesday recovered body of 32-year-old goldsmith from Sopore area of north Kashmir after more than a month. Reports reaching news agency GNS said that some locals including a fisherman spotted a body in river Jehlum near Bypass Bridge in apple town Sopore and informed police immediately about it. Meanwhile, a police team reached […]

LA condoles death of Sonam Dawa ,Holiday today

Jammu—The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Tuesday condoled the death of Sonam Dawa Lonpo, Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, and observed a minute’s silence as a mark of respect for the departed soul. Lonpo, a senior BJP leader and the party’s first CEC in the council, died of cardiac arrest […]

Carrying Dead Baby In Box: Govt Orders Inquiry

Srinagar—The government has ordered an inquiry into the Udhampur district hospital’s failure to provide an ambulance due to which a poor couple was forced to carry their dead baby home in a cardboard carton. “An inquiry has been ordered into the non-availability of Ambulance for shifting a pregnant lady from Chenani by the authorities at […]

No End To Human Degradation Where It’s Question Of ‘Sexual Intercourse’: HC

Srinagar—There is no end to human degradation where it is a question of sexual intercourse, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court said on Tuesday as it dismissed an appeal by a man who had allegedly raped a girl in front of his wife who even had helped him in kidnapping the victim. Bashir Ahmad Matoo […]