Unhelpful Redline !

India has reacted strongly to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s telephone conversation with Hurriyat-M chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday. The reports in media have quoted a government official terming the development as one more example of Pakistan’s “duplicity”. The official has also termed the talk between the two leaders “regressive” and contrary to the […]

Compensation For Poor Kalaroos Lady

Every live and conscientious soul can understand and feel the pain of Kalaroos Kupwara family whose daughter was forced to give birth to its feotus on the road in this bone chilling cold of January. The pictures of parturition done under the open sky, sends shivers down the spine of every human irrespective of religious  […]

Jammu: Massive Search Ops In Samba Ahead Of PM’s Visit

JAMMU — A massive search operation is being conducted along the Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district for the second day Wednesday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state on February 3.  The Army, police and other security force continued the search operation in Basantar river area in Ramgarh sector […]

Kashmir Highway Reopens For One-Way Traffic

JAMMU —  The strategic Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was reopened for one-way traffic Wednesday after authorities cleared the landslide which had struck the highway in Ramban district, a traffic department official said.  The landslide had blocked the 270-km highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, at Anokhi fall around 1.30 am […]

HC Defers Consideration On PIL Against KAS Selection Till Clarification By SC

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday  deferred further consideration on a Public Interest Litigation against combined competitive (mains) examination 2016 till a clarification by the Supreme Court in the matter.  The  examination was held from July 2 to  August 8 last year. 6427 candidates had appeared in the examination and 963 of […]

Kargil Clergy Launches Movement for Opening of Kargil?-Skardu Road

KARGIL — Buoyed by the opening of Kartarpur corridor across two parts of Punjab, people of landlocked Kargil district of Kashmir Tuesday began a mass movement to press for reopening of Kargil-Skardu corridor.  Kargil is divided from Skardu, both parts of erstwhile Baltistan region, by a military Line of Control with families split between Indian and Pakistani controlled parts […]

Indigo Decision To Operate Daily Direct Srinagar-Bengaluru Flights Hailed

JAMMU — Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Tuesday welcomed the decision of Indigo Airlines to operate daily direct flights between Srinagar and Bengaluru from February 15 next month. In his message, Ganai, who is in-charge of the Tourism Department, said direct flights from Bengaluru to Srinagar on daily basis will give a huge […]

DAK Pitches For Separate Swine Flu Clinics At Hospitals

SRINAGAR — With surge in number of swine flu cases and 15 deaths so far this season in Kashmir valley due to the virus, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday urged health authorities in Kashmir to set up separate outpatient clinics for swine flu patients. “Separate flu clinics in hospitals will prevent the spread of swine flu […]

Court Rejects Bail Plea Of Man Accused Of Kidnapping

SRINAGAR — A court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of an accused who is allegedly involved in ‘kidnapping’ a 14-year-old girl.  Court of Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, 3rd additional Munsif, Srinagar, Nuzhat Ali while hearing the bail plea said keep in mind the discussion, it would be improper and premature to admit the applicant accused […]

Forest Officers Stage Protest At Sheikh Bagh

SRINAGAR — All Jammu and Kashmir Non-Gazetted Forest Officers Association staged a protest demonstration here on Tuesday for their demands. The protesters demanded the removal of pay anomaly, release of long pending extra day’s duties. The protesters also demanded the issuance of risk allowances. Scores of protesting forest guards while chanting slogans assembled outside Forest department Headquarters […]