43 killed in Syria car bombing

43 killed in Syria car bombing

Damascus: At least 43 people were killed and dozens injured on Saturday when a car bomb was detonated in Syria. As per reports the explosion occurred near the courthouse in the city of Azaz, located in north Aleppo province, just seven kilometres south of the Turkish border. At least six of the victims were soldiers, […]

JKAACL to release special ‘Sheeraza’ editions on Mufti Mohammed Sayeed

JKAACL to release special ‘Sheeraza’ editions on Mufti Mohammed Sayeed

Srinagar: J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages will release special numbers of its ‘Sheeraza’ journal in Urdu and English dedicated to Mufti Mohammed Sayeed at SKICC Srinagar tomorrow. Giving details, Secretary JKAACL, Dr Aziz Hajini said as per precedence JKAACL has been publishing special numbers of its Sheeraza journal on its former presidents. “In […]

Budget session of Parliament to begin from Jan 31

Budget session of Parliament to begin from Jan 31

New Delhi: The Budget session of Parliament was Saturday convened to start from January 31, a day before the Budget is likely to be presented. President Pranab Mukherjee has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on January 31, an official notification said. A similar notification is also expected from the Lok Sabha secretariat. While the […]

Hajj application form, guidelines available online

Hajj application form, guidelines available online

Srinagar: According to the Executive Officer State Hajj Committee, the intending Hajj Pilgrims can download Hajj application forms along with guidelines from official ebsitewww.hajcommittee.gov.in and www.jkshc.com. According to a spokesman of the State Hajj Committee, the intending pilgrims can also use photo state copy of Hajj Application form. From current year the intending pilgrims can […]

Melting snow inundates Srinagar city

Melting snow inundates Srinagar city

Srinagar: The melting of snow since last night resulted in the inundation of Srinagar especially the city areas thereby resulting in sufferings to the local inhabitants. The inhabitants of the city areas accused Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) authorities of ignoring their plights and demanded immediate redressal of their genuine grievances. The residents of several areas […]

UJC pays tribute to slain Muzaffar Naiko

UJC pays tribute to slain Muzaffar Naiko

Srinagar: United Jihad Council (UJC) on Saturday paid tributes to slain militant who was killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in Mochu area of Srinagar on Friday. The slain militant killed in Mochu encounter was identified as Muzaffar Ahmad Naikoo alias ‘Muzza Molvi’. In an e-mailed statement the UJC spokesman Syed […]

My father wanted to take J&K out of political uncertainty: Mehbooba

My father wanted to take J&K out of political uncertainty: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said that his father’s aim was to take the Jammu and Kashmir out of political uncertainty and bring peace and prosperity without derailing development. On the function of the first death anniversary of his father and former chief minister of the State Mufti Mohammad Sayeed held at Indoor Stadium, […]

CM rolls out Rs 45 cr mega development project for Hazratbal shrine

CM rolls out Rs 45 cr mega development project for Hazratbal shrine

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday rolled out an ambitious Rs 45 crore project for the integrated development of Hazratbal Dargah and its adjoining areas, a government statement said. As per the statement the main components of the project include tensile structures for prayers during summers and rainy season, four-laning of the Dargah entrance, illumination […]

DAK cautions about health risks of snow shoveling

DAK cautions about health risks of snow shoveling

Srinagar: As people are clearing their sidewalks and driveways in view of the heavy snowfall in the valley, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Saturday cautioned about health risks posed by snow shoveling. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said shoveling snow could pose significant and serious health risks, particularly to heart. Lifting heavy […]

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