Death Toll In Kabul Blasts Rises To 25

KABUL — The death toll in a double suicide bombing, claimed by the Islamic State terror group, at a wrestling club in the Afghan capital has risen to 25, a police spokesman said on Thursday. The first explosion occurred at 5.55 p.m. on Wednesday after a ter­rorist shot dead a security guard and detonated his explosive […]

India-Pakistan Clash Over Kashmir at UN Forum

UNITED NATIONS —  Pakistan’s focus for decades has been to undermine India’s territorial integrity through the “explicit use of terrorism” as a state policy, New Delhi said in a response after Islamabad raised the Kashmir issue at the UN. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi yet again raised the issue of Kashmir while addressing the […]

SKIMS Employees Protest Against NIA, Demand Release of Colleague

SRINAGAR — The arrest of Hizb Chief’s eldest son Syed Shakeel Ahmed by National Investigating Agency in funding case sparked a protest in the premises of Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) here on Thursday. Shakeel is a senior lab technician, posted at SKIMS. His colleagues including non-gazetted and technical staff assembled in the premises […]

Shia-Sunni Coordination Committee Meet Held In Zadibal

SRINAGAR — Shia-Sunni Coordination Committee held a meeting at Gasiyar Zadibal here on Thursday.  The meeting was called to foster unity among the people of the area.  It was presided over by president Anjuman Shari Shiayan and senior Hurriyat leader Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi and attended by Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, Jamat-e-Islami […]

Student Volunteers To Sensitize People About Traffic Rules

SRINAGAR —  Secretary Youth Services & Sports (YSS) and Information, Sarmad Hafeez today held a meeting regarding starting of Road Safety Patrol (RSP) in Srinagar city for better management and regulation of traffic. The RSP programme will be launched by the School Education Department in collaboration with traffic department wherein selected volunteer students will be given […]

‘Surgical Disorders of Liver–An Update’: GMC,Srinagar To Hold Workshop

SRINAGAR — Post Graduate Department of Surgery and its allied subspecialties of Government Medical College (GMC ) Srinagar is organizing a one-day continuing surgical education program titled “Surgical Disorders of Liver – An Update” on 8th September 2018 in the auditorium of Government Medical College Srinagar. Number of delegates, students and faculty members are expected to […]

Expedite Power Infrastructure Works In JK: Union Min To Central PSUs

Calls for regular monitoring; Seeks fortnightly progress report SRINAGAR — Expressing dissatisfaction over the sluggish pace of work by three Central PSUs on augmentation of power transmission and distribution infrastructure in J&K, Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge), R K Singh today said there is absolutely no scope for lackadaisical approach and the works […]

Poultry Mandi To Come Up In North,South Kashmir On Pilot Basis

SRINAGAR — The Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today said that the Governors Administration was keen on transforming Jammu and Kashmir from poultry consumption state into poultry production state. He said this while chairing a meeting to discuss and deliberate upon measures required for the development of private […]

Minor Crushed By Train In City Outskirts

SRINAGAR — A minor boy was crushed to death by a train at Wanabal area of Rawalpora in outskirts of Srinagar city on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Gulzar Ahmad Khatana (3) son of Abdul Rashid Khatana, a resident of Changas, Rajouri in Jammu division. The minor belongs to a nomad family and […]

4 Held With Heroin In Rajouri, Kathua

JAMMU — Four suspected drug peddlers were arrested in Kathua and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said. Acting on a tip-off, three persons were intercepted in Raj Bagh area of Kathua district and 14 grams of heroin was recovered, a police said. Another man, Dushyant Singh, was arrested at Tarpai bridge on […]

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