One Nation,One Election:Out Of 40 Parties Invited,21 Attend Modi’s Meeting  

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an all-party meeting on Wednesday said that a committee will be formed to look into the various issues regarding the “one nation, one election” plan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, said after the conclusion of the meeting which lasted for over three-and-a-half hours. Singh said that five major agendas […]

Governor Flags Off New Motorcycle Squad Of Traffic Police

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday flagged off a new motorcycle squad of the traffic police here, launched to ensure better compliance of road safety norms.   The state government has procured equipment worth nearly Rs six crore, including laser speed cameras with automatic number plate recognition, combined pollution under control equipment, […]

Reduce Term Of J&K Assembly To Five Years, Demands BJP

JAMMU — The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP Wednesday demanded that the term of the state assembly should be reduced from six to five years, saying the state must have laws similar to those enacted by Parliament for the entire country.  “Like other states, J&K is also an integral part of India. Hence, […]

Patient Carried On Cot For Several Kms To Hospital In Kupwara

SRINAGAR — Laying bare the dismal state of healthcare in far-flung areas,  a patient had to be carried to a hospital on a cot due to lack of road connectivity in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The incident, which came to fore after a video went viral  on social media,  took place at Bramsar, Gujjar Mohalla Wader Bala area of Rajwar […]

Principal GMCs, Director Health Asked To Ensure Evening Rounds

SRINAGAR — The Government on Wednesday asked principals of Government Medical Colleges and Director Health Service J&K to ensure the faculty members and consultants of the concerned specialties make an evening round of their respective wards. “It is impressed upon all the principals of Government Medical Colleges (New/old) and Director Health Service J&K that in […]

3 Hotels Among Illegal Constructions Demolished In City

SRINAGAR — A number of illegal structures in Rajbagh, Jawahar Nagar, Gogji Bagh and Wazir Bagh areas of Srinagar were demolished on Wednesday by Srinagar Municipal Corporation. A team of Enforcement wing headed by Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation Khurshid Ahmad Sanai, accompanied by Chief Enforcement Officer and the concerned SHO of Rajbagh, carried the drive early […]

Cong Slams Govt Over Militant Attacks In J&K

NEW DELHI — The Congress hit out at the Centre on Wednesday over the deaths of soldiers in recent militant attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the Modi government will have to answer for the “intelligence failure”. Four soldiers have been killed in the last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir — Major Ketan Sharma, Rifleman Anil […]

Army Reviews Security Situation Ahead Of Amarnath Yatra

JAMMU — Days before the start of Amarnath Yatra, the Army’s Northern Command’s top brass Wednesday reviewed security arrangements to ensure a safe and secure annual pilgrimage.   General Officer-Commanding-in-Chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh also reviewed the Army’s operational readiness at various forward posts in Akhnoor and Reasi sectors of Jammu and Kashmir, said a Defence […]

Ban On JeI: Two Witnesses Depose Before Tribunal At HC

SRINAGAR — Two witnesses deposed on Wednesday before the Unlawful Activities Prevention Tribunal (UAPT), constituted by the Centre to decide whether there is sufficient evidence for declaring Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) as an unlawful association. The Tribunal scheduled held first of the three sittings at the High Court Complex in Srinagar today and will continue on 20 and […]

KEG Discusses Media Issues, Rejects Kaloo’s Resignation

SRINAGAR — A meeting of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) was held today to discuss the various issues confronting the institution of media in Kashmir. The members who participated in the meeting reiterated their commitment to uphold the journalistic values while reporting the ground realities in Kashmir. The members resolved to create an atmosphere that will help […]

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