Ambulance Driver Suspended For Dereliction Of Duty In Rajouri

JAMMU — An ambulance driver was suspended for alleged dereliction of duty in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said Monday. Giving details of the incident, the official said a truck loaded with apples skidded off the road and turned turtle near Siot area, leaving three people injured. Subsequently, the injured persons were rushed to […]

Petrol Crosses Rs 91 Mark, LPG Above Rs 500

NEW DELHI —  Petrol price Monday crossed the Rs 91-mark in Mumbai while domestic cooking gas LPG rates breached the Rs 500-level for the first time ever as oil at four-year high pushed fuel prices to new all-time high across the country. Petrol prices were hiked by 24 paise per litre and diesel by 30 paise, […]

Mass Burials To Begin As Indonesia Earthquake,Tsunami Toll Tops 800

PALU (INDONESIA — Mass graves were being readied Monday for hundreds of victims of an Indonesian quake-tsunami as authorities battled to stave off disease and reach desperate people still trapped under shattered buildings. With the death toll already at over 830 and expected to rise further on the devastated island of Sulawesi, there were growing questions […]

Holding Class 11th Exam Through JKBOSE In Larger Interest Of Students: DSEK

SRINAGAR — Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo Sunday said the decision to hold Class 11th examinations through J&K State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has been taken in the larger academic interest of the students so that they are well prepared for Class 12th and professional competitive examinations. The Director Education said that the decision […]

Kashmir Safe Destination For Tourists: J&K Tourism

SRINAGAR — Continuing with its marketing campaign, the Department of Tourism, J&K participated in another 3-day travel show India International Travel Mart at MMRDA Grounds, Mumbai which began on September 28 and concluded today. Director Tourism Kashmir, Tasaduq Jeelani along with other officials participated in the travel show to showcase J&K state tourism potential and […]

UN Chief Concerned Over Kashmir Situation

UNITED NATIONS —  UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir while encouraging “positive dialogue” to resolve the disagreements peacefully. “I remain concerned by the situation in Jammu and Kashmir I encourage positive dialogue for disagreements to be resolved peacefully,” he said. He also said the UN welcomes a […]

Chopper Carrying Pak Kashmir PM Comes Under Indian Fire

SRINAGAR: The helicopter that was fired upon by Indian army after it reportedly entered Indian side of Line of Control on Sunday was carrying the Prime Minister of Pakistan-controlled-Kashmir. According to Pakistani media, Prime Minister of ‘Azad Kashmir’ Raja Farooq Haider Khan was onboard the chopper which was targeted by the Indian Army with small firearms around noon today. Haider was travelling […]

Cop Killed As Militants Attack Police Station Shopian

SRINAGAR — A policeman was killed after Militants attacked police station Shopian in South Kashmir on Sunday early morning. Reports said that some militants opened indiscriminate fire on Police station Shopian today morning resulting in injuries to a cop. A police officer when contacted said that militants hurled a grenade followed by firing on the […]

UN Chief Declines Civil Society Group’s Invite to Kashmir

SRINAGAR — United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has declined an invitation to visit conflict ridden Kashmir during his upcoming India trip by an influential civil society group based in Srinagar. Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) had formally invited UN Secretary General to Kashmir during his ensuing visit to India in the first […]

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