Police organises debate on human rights

SRINAGAR: Police on Saturday organised a district-level debate on “Respect for human rights is respect of natural and constitutional laws of a responsible society” at District Police Lines here. As per the statement issued here, twelve participants partook in the debate who were distributed in two groups. “One group was to speak in favour of […]

PCR organises drug de-addiction prog in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Drug De-addiction services, PCR Kashmir, on Saturday organised a programme on ill effects of drug abuse at Iqbal High School, Soura here. The event was part of PCR’s mental health programmes to aware people particularly the young generation about the ill effects of drug abuse. Till date, the centre has conducted over 70 such […]

GB Panth hospital to start paediatric nephrology services from March 16

SRINAGAR: As a “step towards expanding specialty paediatric services”, G B Pant Children’s Hospital, Srinagar, is starting Paediatric Nephrology OPD services from March 16 (Wednesday) from 10 am to 2 pm. As per the statement issued here, Dr Mohammad Ashraf, MD Paediatrics, Fellowship Paediatric Nephrology from AIIMS, New Delhi, is heading this unit of the […]

India can never break our resolve: MDM

SRINAGAR: Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM) on Saturday said the “use of force by Indian military and police” to crush people’s protests “won’t break our resolve”. In a statement issued here, MDM general secretary, Muhammad Maqbool Bhat said, “Since last 65 years, India killed lakhs of people in Kashmir, thousands of women were raped and men […]

Hurriyat (M) delegation visits Dawood’s family

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday visited the family of Dawood Ahmad Sheikh in Qaimoh,Pulwama, who was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Sunday and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family. According to a statement issued here, the delegation included senior Hurriyat (M) leaders, Musadiq Adil, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Abdul […]

Kashmiri business man Killed in Russia laid to rest

SRINAGAR: Twenty-Seven year old Yasir Shiraz, a young Kashmiri businessman, who was killed by unidentified robbers at Russia’s Kazan province, was on Saturday laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Kashmir. The body of Yasir arrived at Srinagar international airport in the on Saturday morning and was buried at his ancestral graveyard at Hassanabad […]

Vigilance produces two separate challans against ex-govt officials in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Vigilance Organisation Kashmir (VOK) on Saturday produced two separate challans in anti-corruption courts against two government employees for misappropriation of funds and bribery. A VOK spokesperson here today said the anti-corruption body produced challan in the court of Special Anti-corruption Judge Srinagar against one Ghulam Mahdi Pandith, the then Head Assistant, Incharge Land […]

IED found on Srinagar bypass road, defused

Srinagar: A suspected improvised explosive device (IED) was on Friday detected by security forces at Lasjan on the Panthachowk-Parimpora stretch of Srinagar bypass road, police said. A patrol party of security forces detected a suspicious object by the roadside at Lasjan this morning and summoned the bomb disposal squad, a police official said. The bomb […]

Kashmir railway to have 6 new trains with 26 boggies soon

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon on Thursday held an officers meeting to review functioning of train services in the valley. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Chief Area Manager, Deputy Director Tourism, ACR Budgam, AEE (PDD), Deputy Director Planning, Chief Town Planning officer, SSP PCR Kashmir, SP Railways and other […]

2 minors die of food poisoning in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Two brothers have died and four others of the family were taken ill allegedly due to food poisoning in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two minor brothers of a nomadic family died and four other Wmembers took ill yesterday (on Wednesday) after consuming contaminated snacks at Morha Dunga village in Kalakot area […]