Law For All, Courteous Gestures For Some: IGP Traffic’s Style   

Srinagar—Determined to apply the law without fear or favour, Jammu and Kashmir’s IGP for traffic, Basant Rath on Thursday seized the official car of a former law-maker – an unnamed PDP leader – in Srinagar for not carrying some mandatory documents.   With utmost courtesy not available for ordinary motorists, the IGP is said to have […]

Durbar Opens on May 7, Div com reviews arrangements

Srinagar—Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan on Thursday chaired a meeting to review the arrangements being put in place for ensuing Durbar Move by the end of this month. On the occasion, IG Traffic, Basant Rath, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rashid Shah, SP Srinagar (traffic), RTO Kashmir, Deputy Director Estates, Joint Commissioner SMC, […]

Div Com visits Hazratbal shrine, takes stock of Me’raj arrangements

Srinagar—Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan along with Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rasheed Shah today visited Hazratbal shrine here to take stock of arrangements put in place for the auspicious occasion of Shab-e-Me’raj. Senior officers of PDD, PHE, SMC, Transport, Health and other line departments accompanied the Divisional Commissioner. On the occasion, the Div […]

Smell emanating from Chunt Kul troubling Barbar Shah residents

Srinagar—The residents of Srinagar’s Barbar Shah area, while raising concerns over the closure of “out fall gate” at Gaw Kadal for the last one month said that the polluted water in “Chunt Kul” has started emanating foul smell. As per the residents, the “Chunt Kul”, passing through the heart of Srinagar has been losing its […]

Rose Avenue area of HMT sans drainage system

Srinagar—The residents of Rose Avenue area of HMT are up in arms against the authorities for failing to repair the drainage system in their area. The residents told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that they are being forced to face hardships as due to the callous attitude of the authorities; the entire area has got submerged. […]

KUTA condemns civilian killings in Kashmir, rape and murder of Asifa

Srinagar—Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA) on Thursday has strongly condemned the killing of civilians in Kashmir valley, adding that the killings have evoked a lot of fear and anger among the common people in general and student community in particular. The spokesman said that everyday youngsters are being shot and killed besides being fired upon […]

Russia threatens to shoot down any US missiles fired at Syria

Beirut—Russia’s ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin has said that his country would respond to any US missiles fired at neighbouring Syria by shooting them down and targeting their launch sites. In an interview with Hezbollah-owned al-Manar TV on Tuesday, Zasypkin said that “if there is a US missile attack, we – in line with both Putin and Russia’s chief […]

Houthis fire ballistic missiles at Saudi capital and oil sites

Aden—Saudi Arabia’s air defence forces intercepted a ballistic missile over Riyadh on Wednesday, state media said, after at least three blasts were heard and three clouds of smoke were seen in the sky above the capital. Yemen’s Houthis targeted Saudi Arabia’s defence ministry and other targets in Riyadh with Burkan-2 ballistic missiles on Wednesday, the […]

Minaret of Taj Mahal’s entry gate collapses in heavy rain

Agra—As heavy rain continues to lash several parts of Uttar Pradesh, a pillar of the entry gate to the world famous monument of Taj Mahal collapsed on Thursday. The pillar located on the southern entry gate of the monument fell due to rain on Thursday past midnight, according to sources. No casualties have been reported […]

Pregnant Pak singer shot dead for refusing to stand up while performing

Larkana—A video clip of the pregnant Pakistani singer, who was shot dead during a festive ceremony in Sindh province, has surfaced, two days after the murder had taken place. Twenty-four-year-old Samina Samoon, also known as Samina Sindhu, was in Kanga village for an event where she was singing for her audience. As the event progressed, […]

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