After Worst Sex Ratio,J&K Records More Foeticide Than 19 Other States 

SRINAGAR — After sharpest decline in the child sex ratio across all the states in India with 862 females to every 1000 male children as per the last census report , Jammu and Kashmir has reported more female foeticide cases than nineteen other states in India. While responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister […]

Kashmir Parties Dismayed Over Delay In Assembly Polls

SRINAGAR — Most of the political parties in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday expressed dismay over the statement of Union Home minister Amit Shah on the question of conducting assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, with National Conference saying the “inordinate delay” in holding the polls in the state was synonymous with “scuttling” federalism in the […]

Article 370 Has To Go Lock, Stock, Barrel: Ram Madhav

NEW DELHI — Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said that Article 370, which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has to go “lock stock and barrel.”  “As far as 370 is concerned, our ideological commitment is well known. Article 370 has to go lock stock and barrel as the Home […]

J&K Bank Inaugurates ATMs For Amarnath Yatris

SRINAGAR — In its endeavor to facilitate hassle-free Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra and alleviate the inconvenience with respect to availability of cash and other banking related services along the Yatra route, Jammu and Kashmir Bank today commissioned two Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) inside Nunwan and Chandanwari base camps in Pahalagam.    District Development Commissioner (DDC) […]

Inter-College Judo Tournament Concludes At KU

SRINAGAR —  The Annual Inter College Judo tournament (men/women) 2019 concluded here at University of Kashmir on Saturday. During the tournament various competitions were held in 8 weight categories for both boys and girls. The event witnessed a huge participation particularly from female judokas. In men’s category overall winner trophy was clinched by Gandhi College Srinagar […]

Inter Department Women Volleyball Tournament Concludes At KU

SRINAGAR — Department of Social Work KU defeated Department of Statistics KU by 3 sets to 1set in the final match of the Inter Department Volleyball Tournament (Women) during a tough competition between the two teams. Arifa from Dept of Social Work KU and Tahira from Statistics dept played exceptionally well throughout the tournament for […]

2 Warehouses Sealed In Batamaloo    

SRINAGAR — The authorities in Srinagar Saturday raided and sealed two commercial warehouses operating from a residential area at Firdousabad Batamaloo here.  “The raid followed a complaint from a local resident who reported operation of commercial warehouses in the residential area and the resultant nuisance that trucks passing through it to unload goods thereat cause […]

Advisors Suggest Solutions To Traffic Problems In Sgr

SRINAGAR — Advisors to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai and K. Skandan today spoke on the issue of traffic scenario in Srinagar during a seminar organised by State centre of Institution of Engineers (IEI) India. The central theme of seminar was to debate on issues that ail the traffic in the city. Advisor Ganai said that to […]

Training Programme On Mediation: Experts Stress Impartiality On Concluding Day  

SRINAGAR —  On the concluding day of the three-training programme, the experts from the legal fraternity while throwing light on the process of mediation stressed upon the need for impartiality during the process of mediation.  The “three-day basic induction training programme on mediation,” for Judges and Lawyers held at J&K State Judicial Academy Mominabad Srinagar concluded […]

Jhelum Bank Evacuees Hold Protest For Rehabilitation

SRINAGAR — Several families evacuated from the banks of Jhelum a decade ago Saturday held a protest here seeking rehabilitation. The protestors assembled under the banner of Jhelum River House Rehabilitation Union at Press Enclave and raised slogans. The affected families, who were putting up along the banks of the river between the Deputy Commissioner’s […]

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