Missing Youth Arrested on Way to Join Hizb: Police

SRINAGAR — Police Friday claimed to have arrested a youth who had gone missing from Ganderbal district from Kupwara district as he was on his way to join the  Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit. Shafat Yousuf Malik (25) son of Muhammad Yousuf Malik of Thune Kangan had gone missing from April 28 and his family had appealed him […]

Anantnag: Vendors Protest Municipal Committee’s ‘Highhandedness’

SRINAGAR — Scores of vendors held protests against the alleged “highhandedness” by the Executive officer of Municipal Committee Anantnag and damaging of vending carts on Friday. Reports said that dozens of carts were either completely or partially damaged by the municipal authorities. They said that the Municipal council has been taking Rs. 30 per day […]

Cop Injured In Militant Attack Airlifted To AIIMS

SRINAGAR — Policeman, Feroz Ahmad who was injured critically in a militant attack in Chanapora here, was Friday airlifted to AIIMS for treatment, officials said. Feroz received a critical gunshot wound in the right ribs on the evening of April 26 last month after suspected militants opened fire upon police post Chanapora. Feroz was immediately […]

Rs 2.54 Lakh Fine Recovered, 24 FIRS Registered In April

BUDGAM — District Development Commissioner (DDC), Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today urged the concerned to ensure that the ban on illegal brick kilns, stone crushers and mining of earth, sand and boulders across district Budgam is made operational. The DDC made these remarks during a meeting attended by SP Budgam, , ADDC Budgam, , […]

‘Sustained Profitability Will Rescript Economic Lives Of People Of State’

JAMMU —  A felicitation function was organized by the JK Bank Officers in Jammu region who were recently elevated in the career progression of the Bank to their next levels, in which the Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed was felicitated in presence of D.K. Pandoh, Rahul Bansal, and Vikram Gujral Directors on Board of Bank, […]

Family Says Extremely Worried About Yasin Malik’s Well-Being

SRINAGAR — Family of jailed JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik Friday expressed worry over his well-being and said the government would be responsible if anything bad happened to him. A Delhi court last week sent Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Malik, arrested in a case related to funding of separatists and  militant groups in Jammu […]

Electric Buses In Srinagar Soon: Administration

SRINAGAR — The Srinagar administration is working on a range of measures including enhancing the volume of public transport and regulating its operation in the district. This was said in a meeting of the Regional Transport Authority (RTA) Srinagar held here Friday under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, an official […]

Modernization Plan For Jhelum Houseboats, Banks

SRINAGAR- Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Friday chaired a public grievance redressal camp on the banks of Jhelum river at Rajbagh here. The camp was part of the public outreach initiative that the administration has started in the district and is  aimed at addressing the concerns of the houseboat owners in the Jhelum. The DC […]

Cyclone Fani Hits Eastern India, Millions Evacuated

BHUBANESWAR— A powerful cyclone has lashed coastal areas of eastern India with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200km an hour, killing at least two people and forcing a million others to look for safe shelters. “I can confirm two deaths for now. One old man in one of the shelters died because of […]

OPEC Chief: Impossible To Exclude Iran Oil From Market

TEHRAN — Speaking from Tehran, the OPEC chief says it is “impossible” to eliminate Iranian crude from the global market, as the United States steps up a Saudi-sponsored push to force Tehran’s crude exports to “zero” as part of its unilateral sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Mohammed Barkindo, the secretary-general of the Organization of Petroleum […]

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