Blocked drains clog City streets with rain water

Blocked drains clog City streets with rain water

SRINAGAR: Despite Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s having alerted the state administration days before the weatherman predicted rain and snowfall in the Kashmir Valley this week, there was no respite for citizens as the Valley’s perennial problems of water logging, power cuts and traffic jams continued. The problems started on Monday morning when the rainfall began. […]

It is practice by scribes to visit conflict place on business visas, says Journalist body

It is practice by scribes to visit conflict place on business visas, says Journalist body

Hyderabad: Indian Journalists Union (IJU), representing organisation of working journalists in the country on Tuesday demanded that the French journalist Paul Comiti should be immediately released on bail and allowed to return to his country as it involved freedom of press and expression recognised as a universal human right. In a joint statement, IJU President […]

Snow, rain end month-long dry spell

Snow, rain end month-long dry spell

Srinagar: Ten days ahead of the traditional Chilai Kalan phase of winter, high-altitude regions in Kashmir received fresh snowfall, while rain poured upon the plains, on Monday. The precipitation broke the month-long dry spell prevailing in the Valley. Many areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received snowfall during the night, officials at the Meteorological […]

India using chemical weapons against civilians in Kashmir: PaK prez

India using chemical weapons against civilians in Kashmir: PaK prez

Srinagar: The president of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) alleged on Sunday that Indian forces were using “chemical weapons against civilians in Kashmir”. He also called upon Pakistan to “remain strong” to be able to secure a solution to Kashmir. PaK president Sardar Masood Khan also alleged, “Crimes against humanity are also being committed there (in […]

Injured woman succumbs

BARAMULLA: A woman from Uri who was injured in a road accident on Saturday afternoon succumbed to her injuries on Sunday. The vehicle she was traveling in plunged into a deep stream in Uri area. She was immediately hospitalised but eventually succumbed to her injuries. The lady has been identified as Sanju Devi of Uri. […]

Civil society Sopore celebrates anti-corruption day

Civil society Sopore celebrates anti-corruption day

Sopore: Civil Society Sopore celebrated International anti-corruption day on Friday at Guru Hospital here. On the occasion, speakers stressed on creating awareness about the ways to tackle corruption and informed about the ill-effects on the society. Meanwhile, General Secretary of Civil Society Sopore Zaffar Ahmed advocated for organising anti-corruption awareness regularly for creating mass awareness […]

XI students protest re-exam of chem paper

XI students protest re-exam of chem paper

ARIF RASHID Srinagar: Students of 11th Class protested against the re- examination of chemistry paper by Board of School Education on Saturday. The protestors raised the slogans against the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education at press enclave here and demanded that the paper in which they have appeared be considered. They appealed the […]

Clashes during ongoing Operation in Kulgam

Clashes during ongoing Operation in Kulgam

Anantnag: Intense clashes erupted on Friday evening in Churath village of Kulgam district as government forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO), suspecting presence of militants in the area. Forces used aerial firing and tear smoke shelling to disperse protesting locals, who retaliated with stone throwing. However, there were no inputs of any injuries […]

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