Disallowing Seminar Worst Kind Of Repression: Mian Qayoom   

SRINAGAR — President of the Kashmir Bar Association on Saturday termed authorities decision to disallow seminar on the topic: “The Right of Self Determination and Indian Repression in Kashmir” as “worst kind of repression” even as lawyers were divided on taking a legal course against it.  For the first ever, Kashmir High Court Bar Association […]

District- Level MCMC Set Up In PIB Office  

SRINAGAR — In pursuance of instructions from Election Commission of India conveyed through Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, a District Level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) headed by District Election Officer has been constituted for previewing, scrutinizing and verifying all advertisements by individual contesting candidates of political parties before it is inserted in the electronic media […]

Inspection At Hazratbal Markets Ahead Of Me’raj Ul Alam

SRINAGAR — Special market-checking squad constituted here on the instructions of the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary undertook inspection of markets at Hazratbal area on Saturday. The inspections were undertaken in efforts to ensure fair-pricing of commodities during the ensuing Me’raj ul Alam celebrations. During the inspection, 8 traders were booked and fined 8500 […]

DC Bpr Sets Apr 3 Deadline For Gurez Road Reopening 

BANDIPORA —  The 85-Kilometers Bandipora- Gurez road is expected to open on April 03, District administration revealed on Sunday. District Election Officer Bandipora Dr Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza on Sunday visited Razdan top- the highest point between Gurez and Bandipora road situated at an altitude of 3300 mtr and inspected the snow clearance operations. He was accompanied by […]

Duo Held For Duping Job Aspirants By Creating Fake CRPF-Website,Appointment Letters  

SRINAGAR — Crime Branch Kashmir has arrested two people for cheating a number of job aspirants.  “Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint intimating that on 20-01-2019 CRPF Madadgar received a call from one Liyaqat Chowdhary (the complainant) from Village Mangnar District Poonch complaining that he along with the 12 other boys have been duped to […]

Officer Attached For Concealing Official Vehicle At Relative’s Home

KUPWARA — District Election Officer has attached District Youth Services and Sports Officer Kupwara Ghulam Hassan Sheikh for “misleading” the election authorities by making false communication regarding attaching of an official vehicle and parking the same in the premises of his relatives in the north Kashmir district.  The officer, who also faces allegations of nepotism and […]

Dry Weather Forecast From Today 

SRINAGAR — While rains lashed most parts of Kashmir Valley, the weatherman forecast ‘mainly dry’ weather from Sunday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of 8.6 degrees Celsius last night against 6.1 degrees Celsius normal for this time of the season. The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir received 2.4mm of […]

If I Had Power, Will Impose Cess On Rich: Guv Malik

SRINAGAR — Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday expressed displeasure over the quality of education in the country and said “it is because successive central governments had failed to provide adequate budget to the sector”. He also criticised the affluent class for not doing enough charity and said “if I get the power, I will […]

2 Labourers Fall Off From Building In Anantnag, Die

SRINAGAR — Two labourers died after falling from an under-construction building in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday. A police officer said that on late Saturday afternoon, three labourers fell while working on the under-construction shopping complex of Dr. Azad at Ashajipora. In the incident, the labourers suffered serious injuries and were shifted to District Hospital Anantnag […]

ITBP Officer Shoots Self Dead In North Kashmir

SRINAGAR — A Sub-Inspector of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) committed suicide by shooting self with his service rifle at Town Hall Kunzer in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning, police said. “Sub-Inspector Chander Mani of ITBP of 4th Adhoc G Coy today morning shoots himself at Town Hall area of Kunzer while he was […]