‘No Horn Zone’ Enforcement Near Hospitals, Schools, Courts

SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Thursday stressed all concerned officers to take strict action as per law against the tipper drivers found involved in ferrying uncovered building material across capital city. It was observed that the building material in the shape of sand, bricks, bajri, clay, dust, cement etc. is being transported uncovered […]

Major Shrines And Mosques To Have Upgraded Facilities

SRINAGAR — The Srinagar administration has initiated a process to upgrade facilities at major shrines and mosques in the district. This was informed in a meeting convened here Thursday under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary. The meeting of senior officers from concerned departments and Wakf Board officials  were present in […]

Cong Conceded Walkover to BJP in J&K Vis-a-Vis Optics: Omar

SRINAGAR — National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday questioned Congress party’s election campaign in Jammu and Kashmir saying it was inexplicable that the opposition party conceded a “walkover” to the BJP as far as optics were concerned. “The Congress was in with a fighting chance in 4 of the 6 seats and in 3 of these the […]

Former MLA Arrested For ‘Assaulting’ Woman Sarpanch In Jammu

JAMMU — National Conference leader and former MLA Gagan Bhagat was arrested Thursday for allegedly abusing and thrashing a woman sarpanch in the border belt of R S Pura in Jammu district, officials said. The alleged incident of thrashing was reported in the area on Saturday after the video, purportedly showing the NC leader attacking sarpanch […]

Doctor, Son Held After Woman Dies At Hospital In Jammu

JAMMU — A doctor at a hospital in Jammu’s Akhnoor was arrested following the death of a married woman allegedly after she was administered an injection, police said Thursday. The doctor’s son was also arrested after the family members of the deceased alleged that he attacked them, they said. “We had received information that a […]

Darbar Move Employees Federation Seeks Facilities  

SRINAGAR — Darbar Move Employees Federation Thursday appealed authorities to provide proper facilities to Secretariat employees during the holy month of Ramazan. They said that the employees from Jammu who will arrive here in Kashmir should be provided all kind of facilities in coming month of Ramadhan. Ovais Wani, president Darbar Move Employees Federation appealed CAPD […]

Sikh Leader Slams Shiv Sena Over Burqa Remarks

SRINAGAR  — Sikh Leader Indumeet Singh while reacting sharply against burqa ban statement by Shiv Sena Thursday said no one has right to interfere in religious matter of any community.  In a statement  Singh said that, ” Burqa is integral part of our Muslim sisters , no one can stop them from wearing it” he said […]

Top Army Commander Concludes Kashmir Visit

SRINAGAR — The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh concluded his three day visit to the valley with a tour of the hinterland and frontier districts of North Kashmir to review the prevailing security situation. The Army Commander accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen KJS Dhillon visited units and formations in the […]

Restrictions For 1 Month Imposed In South Kashmir’s Shopian

SRINAGAR — The Shopian district magistrate Thursday ordered imposition of restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC for a period of one month from May 3, an official spokesman said. According to the order, no assembly or congregation shall be allowed without prior permission of the district magistrate or duty magistrates. “In order to maintain peace […]

Arrest Spree Continues In Pulwama, Shopian

SRINAGAR — More than 40 more persons were picked up by the government forces from south Kashmir’s poll bound districts of Pulwama and Shopian on Wednesday night. Reports said that the government forces during various night raids picked up 38 persons from Tahab and Chewakalan villages of Pulwama. A police official at Shopian said that […]

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