Tihar now has a woman Superintendent for men’s jail

Tihar now has a woman Superintendent for men’s jail

New Delhi: “Don’t call me a jailer” says a smiling Anju Mangla, the first woman incharge of a men’s prison in high-security Tihar jail. Two women, Kiran Bedi and Vimla Mehra, have served as DG of Tihar but it’s for the fist time that a woman has been appointed as the superintendent of a men’s […]

Stolen ambulance recovered from Budgam

Stolen ambulance recovered from Budgam

Srinagar: An ambulance which was stolen by some unknown persons from Srinagar, was Wednesday recovered by Budgam police from Wadwan area, a statement said. On 10th of January 2017, driver of an ambulance vehicle Mohammad Ibrahim Bhat resident of Vizer Baramulla reported in Police Station Karan Nagar that an ambulance bearing registration number JK01P/4492 of […]

Road accidents in Kashmir claim 917 lives in 2016

Road accidents in Kashmir claim 917 lives in 2016

Srinagar: The year 2016 witnessed 5836 road accidents across Kashmir claiming 917 precious lives while 8142 people suffered disability in these accidents, RTO Kashmir Farooq Ahmed said on Wednesday while addressing an audience during a function organized by different Engineers Associations in wake of Road Safety Week here in Srinagar. Farooq Ahmed blamed vendors for […]

Two Kashmir University officials arrested

Two Kashmir University officials arrested

Srinagar: Police have arrested two officials of Kashmir University for their alleged involvement in ‘coal scam’. Few days ago, Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir (UK) Professor Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi had handed over a case related to the embezzlement of lakhs of rupees in procurement of hard-coke to police station Nigeen that had registered a formal […]

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

Jammu: Former chief minister and Working President of the National Conference, Omar Abdullah Wednesday called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan. Abdullah informed the Governor about certain governance issues which are awaiting the State Government’s decision and the significant matters which are expected to be discussed in the ongoing session of the Legislature, […]

Worse is yet to come: Manmohan on demonetisation

New Delhi: Amid fears of a decline in India’s GDP, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cautioned the people today that the worse was yet to come in the wake of demonetisation which he termed as a “disaster”. At a convention called by Congress on demonetisation, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram claimed there was no record […]

Winter increases blood pressure, warns DAK

Winter increases blood pressure, warns DAK

Srinagar: With drop in mercury to sub-freezing temperatures in the valley, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday warned that cold weather significantly increases blood pressure. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that chill of winter hikes blood pressure which increases the risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes. “When winter arrives and […]

5 UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

5 UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Kandahar: Five UAE officials were among 56 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday. The Emiratis were among 13 people killed when explosives hidden in a sofa detonated inside the governor’s compound in southern Kandahar yesterday, while the UAE’s ambassador to Afghanistan escaped the attack with injuries. Just hours […]

Over 4k militants, missing people of JK in PaK: Govt

Over 4k militants, missing people of JK in PaK: Govt

Jammu: Over 4,000 militants and missing people of Jammu and Kashmir are still in Pakistan and Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), the state government said Wednesday. In a written reply to a question by BJP MLA Rajesh Gupta in the state Assembly, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said, “4,088 missing people (of J&K) and terrorists are still […]

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi

New Delhi: Keeping up the heat on demonetisation issue, Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said that it is for the first time that India’s Prime Minister is being “ridiculed world over” for taking such an “ill-conceived” decision. Addressing Congress’ ‘Jan Vedna’ meeting against note ban, the party Vice President said “achhe din” (good days) will come when […]

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