CM hosts lunch in honour of VP

Srinagar – Chief Minister Omar Abdullah hosted lunch in honour of Vice President of India, Mr. Mohammad Hamid Ansari here on Sunday. Governor, N. N. Vohra, Members of the Council of Ministers, Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Legislators, top ranking civil, police and army officers and prominent citizens participated in the lunch. […]

Mirwaiz Off To Geneva

Srinagar – Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday left for New Delhi where from he would fly to Geneva to attend the 21st International Human Rights Conference . “Mirwaiz would particularly present the serious case of the discovery of unmarked graves in Kashmir before the International human rights defenders, APHC said. “Apart […]

Film maker, actor Rajat Kapoor visits MERC

Srinagar – Noted film-maker, TV actor, writer and theatre artist, Rajat Kapoor visited Media Education Research Centre (MERC) of Kashmir University on Saturday. Addressing a special session attended by students, scholars and faculty at MERC, Kapoor said, “If we aspire to see a change in the society, we should be the change ourselves. If there […]

Eidgah-Hawal Road Gets Name

Srinagar – The Divisional Administration has named the road from Eidgah to Hawal Chowk as Ali Mardan Khan Road. Divisional Commissioner (Kashmir), Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon has recommended that the road should be named after the great Governor and builder of Kashmir, Ali Mardan Khan. Ali Masjid,  an architectural marvel built by the 16th century […]

GMS Humhama publishes Shehjaar

Srinagar – Government Middle School Humhama has published its annual magazine “Shehjaar” which would be released on 18th September. The Magazine comprises both Urdu and English essays poetry apart from other relevant contributions by teachers and students. Ironically the school with around 200 students on its rolls doesn’t even have its own school building. According […]

KEA Too Calls For Shutdown On Tuesday

Srinagar – A day after the Muttahida Ulama-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat (MUAS) made a similar appeal, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) also called for a total shutdown on Tuesday to protest against a US-originated derogatory film on Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). A spokesman said that the film had deeply hurt the sentiments of Muslims across the world who would […]

Transporters Raise Fare Following Fuel Price Hike

KCCI Demands Rollback; Threat To Tourist Industry: KHROF Srinagar – With the new hike in fuel price, the commuters in the summer capital  allege that the transporters have begun demanding  additional fare, without any formal order from the state government in this regard.   “If there is no such order from the government as yet, how […]

Bosiya Coming Up As New Tourist Destination

Wolanwar, Baramulla – Assuring people of fulfilling all the commitments made during 2008 elections, the Minister of State for R&B, Health and Medical Education, Mr. Javed Ahmad Dar has said that government has taken several measures to boost the economy of the poor sections of the society, particularly, living in remote and hilly areas of […]

Agriculture, allied sectors tagged as thrust areas: Sham

Jammu – Asserting that the government has tagged agriculture and allied activities as thrust sector, Minister for Health and Floriculture, Sham Lal Sharma today asked the concerned functionaries to adopt proactive approach to tap the huge potential of this vital sector.    The Minister was addressing the participants after inaugurating one day farmers’ awareness camp […]

Jammu farmer conferred with Progressive Mushroom Grower Award-2012

Jammu – A progressive farmer and a Mushroom grower from Jammu Mr Kulbhushan Singh of Purkhoo, Jammu has been conferred the Progressive Mushroom Grower Award-2012 at the just concluded National Mushroom Mela  organized by Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) at Directorate of Mushroom Research , Chambaghat, Solan. He was one among the group of 35 […]