Div Com reviews modalities for starting water transport

Srinagar—Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan on Tuesday reviewed the modalities for starting of water transport in Jhelum and Dal Lake. The meeting was attended by DDC Srinagar, Director Tourism, Chief Engineer PHE, VC LAWDA, Traffic Advisor and other officials. The Div Com said that the successful start of water transport will greatly reduce the pressure […]

SMC presses men, machinery for dewatering City areas

Srinagar: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) in wake of heavy rainfall had put its men and machinery on task to dewater the water logged areas in different parts of Srinagar city. “Besides sucker machines and mobile pumps the entire concerned sanitation staff was pressed into service,” officials said in a statement issued to KNS. Dewatering exercise […]

Kathua lawyers ‘hooliganism’ condemned in Srinagar

Srinagar—A day after a bunch of lawyers in Kathua created ruckus outside CJM Court and tried to prevent police from filing a charge sheet against the accused involved in the rape and murder of little girl Asifa, the cry of justice to Asifa got shriller across Kashmir Valley. The lawyers community in Kashmir staged a […]

Asifa Rape-Murder:Wave Of Condemnations Follow Kathua Lawyers Protest

Srinagar—The Congress and CPI(M) and other parties condemned the protest by some lawyers who attempted to prevent the police from filing charge sheet in the Kathua rape-and-murder case, while the NC demanded shifting the trial out of Kathua. The parties alleged that yesterday’s incident was part of a well-thought-out conspiracy to polarise communities in the […]

SKUAST-K’s 33rd University Council Meeting held

Srinagar—Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), chaired the 33rd Council meeting of SKUAST-K, at the Raj Bhavan. Ghulam Nabi Lone, Minister for Agriculture, Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari, Minister for Horticulture and Abdul Ghani Kohli, Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry & Fisheries participated in the meeting. […]

CB Files Charge Sheet Against Juvenile

Srinagar—The crime branch of police on Tuesday filed charge sheet against a juvenile in connection with the in ghastly rape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa Banu in Kathua district in January this year. A senior officer of the crime branch said that the charge sheet against the juvenile was filed before Chief Judicial Magistrate Kathua. […]

Efforts To Shield Culprits Shocking: JRL

Srinagar—Joint Resistance Leadership on Tuesday described the attempt of Kathua Bar Association and certain political parties of Jammu to obstruct filing of charge sheet in rape and murder of eight year old Asifa Banu as shocking and morally bankrupt. “The attempt of Kathua Bar Association and certain political parties of Jammu who are obstructing the […]

2 Soldiers Killed In Cross-LoC Firing in Rajouri

Jammu—Two army men were killed as troops of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu region, officials said. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 1715 hours in Sunderbani sector along the Line of Control (LoC) last night,” […]

Rains Unabated In Valley

Srinagar—Incessant rain continued across the Kashmir valley for the third day on Tuesday, bringing down the temperature. In Srinagar, 9.0 mm rain was received during the day from 0830-1730 hours as the day temperature dropped by five degrees, recording maximum of 13.4 degrees Celsius. The maximum rain was received in north Kashmir’s Gulmarg, the world […]

Pak PM Urges UN To Play Its Part On Kashmir Issue

Islamabad—Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in China and urged the world body to play its part in stopping “Indian atrocities” in Kashmir and accused New Delhi of “unprovoked ceasefire violations”, which he warned can dangerously escalate the situation along the LoC. According to an official statement […]