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Valley Higher Reaches Receive Fresh Snow

SRINAGAR – Gulmarg and other heights in the Kashmir valley experienced fresh light to moderate snowfall while in Srinagar sun was playing hide and seek since this morning, a met department spokesperson said.  Light rain or snow may occur at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours, he said.  He said sky […]

Sajad Says NC-PDP Have No Role On Kashmir

SRINAGAR – Asserting that mainstream parties had no role in resolving the Kashmir issue, the head of one faction of the People’s Conference, Sajad Ghani Lone, on Saturday described the forthcoming Hurriyat (M) visit to Pakistan as a positive step, and asked the NC and the PDP not to queer the pitch. “Mainstream parties like the […]

Academy Honours Raza for Development of Modern Art in J&K

SRINAGAR – Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Friday honoured internationally acclaimed artist, SH Raza, for his pioneering work in the development of modern art in Kashmir. Secretary Academy Khalid Bashir Ahmad, on behalf of the chief minister, Omar Abdullah, felicitated Raza by presenting a memento, citation and a Kashmiri shawl in recognition […]

Omar, Vohra pay homage to martyrs of Karbala

Jammu, Nov 24: Paying rich homage to the martyrs of Karbala on the eve of Ashura Muharram, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has said that Imam Hussain (AS) symbolizes the firm faith in Almighty, high principals of righteousness, purity of thought and highest degree of sacrifice to uphold truth and human dignity. Omar said that Imam […]

Div Com reviews pace of 4-lane National Highway project

SRINAGAR, NOV 24: To review the pace of progress on widening works of 4-lane National Highway Project, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon convened a high level meeting of officers here today.             The Divisional Commissioner directed all concerned to remove the bottlenecks for ensuring smooth traffic movement all […]

MCH Anantnag handles rare complication

Carries out blood transfusion to new-born baby Srinagar, Nov 24: In first case of its kind, doctors at Maternity & Child Hospital (MC) Anantnag carried out blood transfusion to a new born baby, which otherwise is done at tertiary care hospitals of valley only. According to hospital sources, a woman namely Jameela wife of Abdul […]

3rd Sati Sahni Memorial Lecture Held

            JAMMU, NO 24– J&K Regional Branch of Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) today organized the 3rd Sat Paul Sahni Memorial Lecture on “Media and Governance”. Editor-in-Chief, Tribune, Mr. Raj Chengappa was the key speaker on the topic.              Political Advisor to the Chief […]

Sagar for expediting work on Dastgeer Sahib shrine

Srinagar, Nov 24: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayat Raj, Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Mohammad Sagar has asked all the concerned involved in the restoration work of the revered shrine of Hazrat Peer Dastgeer Sahib (RA) to work in close synergy and coordination so that it is completed within the shortest possible time. The […]

Present regime has humiliated, insulted Panchayat members: Mufti

Jammu, Nov 24: Reiterating resolve of his party to restore sanctity of all democratic institutions in the State, patron of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said that PDP is the only party, which has been playing important as well as historical role in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir.  He said that […]

Govt Files Action Plan On Yatra Facilities In SC

‘Apex Court Issued No Direction On Path Pavement’ SRINAGAR (ONS) – Jammu and Kashmir government in tandem with Shri Amarnath Shrine Board is likely to respond to various observations on improvement of infrastructure along the tracks leading to the cave shrine in light of the recommendations of the Special High Powered Committee headed by the governor, […]