Div Com for expediting work on core dev projects

Srinagar—Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday called for expediting work on all prestigious development projects in the City for ensuring their time-bound completion. The Divisional Commissioner stated this while chairing 17th Divisional Level Committee (DLC) meeting of Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA). The meeting was convened to discuss land acquisition cases, rehabilitation plan and other […]

Darul-Khair distributes relief among fire victims

  Srinagar—Expressing deep anguish over huge loss of property in the fire incident at Bulbul Lankar and Tarabal Nawakadal in downtown, patron of Darul-Khair Mirwaiz Mohammad Umar Farooq expressed hearty solidarity and sympathy to almost half dozen families, whose houses got damaged in the blaze and stressed for the immediate rehabilitate of the sufferers. According […]

Kashmir Industrial Unit Holders protest against discriminatory SROs

Srinagar—The Industrial Unit Holders from Kashmir Valley Monday staged a protest against SRO 519 and SRO 521 recently passed by the state government. Scores of unit holder assem­bled here in press enclave Sri­nagar to register their protest. They were carrying placards and banner accusing State Gov­ernment of bringing up with dis­criminatory SRO’s to devastate the […]

Fire damages a residential shed in Nishat

  Srinagar: A residential tin shed was damaged in a fire incident in Bren Nishat area of Srinagar on Monday. An eyewitness said that massive fire broke out on Sunday night in a residential tin shed of Mohammad Yousuf Khan son of Late Mohammad Ramzan Khan resident of Brein, Nishat. The house caught fire due […]

Pak Bans Jud, FIF From Collecting Donations

Islamabad—Pakistan’s financial regulatory body Monday banned Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud Dawa and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation from collecting donations, according to a media report. The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) prohibited the collection of donations by the JuD, the front organisation of banned outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, as well as several other such organisations named in a list […]

Preserve Apolitical Character Of Army: Rawat

New Delhi—Army Chief General Bipin Rawat Monday urged all army personnel to work with “added zeal” to preserve the core values of the force, including its “apolitical” character, while ensuring that it remains one of the most potent instruments of India’s national power. “Our unflinching loyalty, commitment to the nation and apolitical stance, confers on […]

Lethpora Attack Toll Mounts To 8 As 3rd Militant Also Killed

Srinagar—The counter-operation launched by security forces against the militants who attacked a CRPF camp in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir ended on Monday following the recovery of the body of another militant, the police said. “Finally, the operation has concluded with the recovery of the body of the third terrorist,” Director General of Police […]

Teen Militant Recorded Video Before Attack

Srinagar—Sixteen-year-old Fardeen Ahmad Khanday of Tral who is stated to be the son of a policeman recorded a video message wherein he talks about a plan to attack the paramilitary camp at Lethpora which is now being shared virally on WhatsApp and social media. The teenage militant, identified as Fardeen Khanday, son of a Jammu-Kashmir […]

Budget Session Likely To Begin On Stormy Note

Jammu—The budget session of the Jammu and Kashmir legislature is likely to begin on a stormy note today with opposition parties planning to protest the recent government order barring its employees from airing political views on social media and take up other issues. The rival parties are also expected to oppose forcefully the government’s move […]

Pakistan Has Given Us Nothing But Lies And Deceit: Trump

Washington—United States (US) President Donald Trump on Monday began his new year by accusing Pakistan of giving Washington “nothing but lies and deceit”. The US president also tweeted that Islamabad thinks of US leaders “as fools”. He said Washington had “foolishly given Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years”, but […]