ULB Polls 2018: 1283 Candidates In Fray For Phase-I

SRINAGAR — 1283 candidates in fray for 422 Wards going to polls in Phase-I, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), J&K, Shaleen Kabra said on Saturday even as he expressed satisfaction over the response shown by the contestants vis-à-vis filing nominations for the upcoming Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls in J&K. Addressing media-persons at his office here […]

Derecognize Parties Boycotting Elections: BJP to EC

JAMMU — The BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday demanded de-recognition and withdrawal of symbol of the parties which have announced that they will boycott the upcoming urban local bodies (ULB) and panchayat polls in the state. ULB elections are scheduled to take place in four phases beginning October 8 and the panchayat polls […]

Rs 300 Cr JAKFED Scam: Culprits Still At Large 

SRINAGAR — The authorities here in the Jammu and Kashmir so far have failed to nail the key culprits involved in mega 300 crore JAKFED scam. A local news Agency KNS reported that though previous government had claimed of handing over one of the biggest scandals in the state running into at least Rs 300 crores […]

Food Labs, Mobile Testing Vans Worth Crores Remain Unutilized

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir High Court has sought status about recruitment of various posts for manning laboratories as well as seven Mobile Food Testing Vans which were procured from the State of Gujarat after expenditure of crores of rupees but allegedly remain unutilized for want of drivers and technicians.  Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division […]

CJ Tees Off ‘Legal Eagles Golf Tournament’ At RSGC

SRINAGAR — Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, today teed off a day-long golf tournament here at Royal Springs Golf Course (RSGC). Organized by Jammu and Kashmir High Court, ‘Legal Eagles Golf Tournament’ witnessed the participation of around 50 golfers which include 30 Lawyers, Judges and retired jurists from various states […]

Hit-And-Run Case Solved, Accused Driver Arrested

SRINAGAR — Police on Saturday claimed to have solved a hit-and-run case in Srinagar by arresting the driver involved. A police spokesperson in a statement said: “On 24.09.2018 during evening time, an old man was mowed down by an unknown vehicle, who died later in the hospital. The deceased was identified as Syed Muzaffar Shah son […]

Yasin Malik Visits Bereaved Noor Bagh Family

SRINAGAR — Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik along with other leaders managed to reach the residence of slain youth, Muhammad Salim Malik in Noor Bagh area of Srinagar who was killed on Thursday. Malik leading a delegation comprising of Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Muhammad Sideeq Shah, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Ghulam Muhammad Dar […]

Mehbooba Pays Tributes To Molvi Iftikhar

SRINAGAR — PDP President and former Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday paid rich tributes to former minister and noted Shia cleric, Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari on his death anniversary. Mehbooba described late Molvi as a ‘towering religious scholar’ of the Valley whose contribution, according to PDP leader in maintaining sectarian amity and spread of religious education […]

Masarat Alam Brought To Srinagar For Hearing

SRINAGAR — The incarcerated chairman of Muslim League Masarat Aalam Bhat was brought from Kot Bhalwal Jail, Jammu to Srinagar for the hearing of a case registered in 2015. Alam was produced in Forest Court where after hearing the arguments; the judge fixed the next hearing of the said case on October 16, 2018. After […]

Cancer Awareness Programme Held In Srinagar

SRINAGAR — A day-long awareness programme on cancer prevention was organized by Cancer Society of Kashmir in collaboration with the National Service Scheme (NSS), Islamia College of Science and Commerce, Srinagar here today. Principal Islamia College (Dr.) Yaseen Ahmad Shah presented a critical overview of the programme and stated that the disease is prevalent in the valley […]

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