Protests, clashes in several parts

Protests, clashes in several parts

Srinagar: Responding to the resistance leadership’s call for protests against a “new wave of terror unleashed by government forces”, protest demonstrations and street clashes occurred at several places in Kashmir even as the top resistance leadership was caged inside their homes on Friday. Soon after congregational prayers ended at the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, […]

Drinking water found unsafe in two Shopian villages

Drinking water found unsafe in two Shopian villages

SRINAGAR: A government agency has established that drinking water supplied to two Shopian villages is unsafe for human consumption. Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) has found that drinking water supply at Pinjora and Gagren villages in Shopian contains ‘faecal contamination’. The tests conducted by IDSP found coliform activity with MPN (Most Probable Number) score of […]

Tempo rolls into gorge in Reasi, 10 passengers killed

Tempo rolls into gorge in Reasi, 10 passengers killed

Jammu: In a road accident, ten people were killed as the tempo they were travelling in skidded and rolled into a 200 foot-deep gorge in Reasi district on Wednesday. Six other persons were also injured, police said. The tempo fell into the gorge at the Chechi Nallah area in the district’s Mahore belt Wednesday morning, […]

BJP eyes Ladakh to rule J&K

BJP eyes Ladakh to rule J&K

Kargil: A leader of the BJP on Wednesday said that its coalition partner PDP has betrayed the mandate of agenda of alliance, a set of proposals on which the government was formed by both the parties two years ago. “PDP has betrayed the mandate of the people as well as the coalition. They play the […]

Latest gadgets to replace lactometer for quality check

Latest gadgets to replace lactometer for quality check

SRINAGAR: The officials entrusted with checking food quality of Kashmir will bid goodbye to lactometer – once their choice of device to prove purity of milk- as mobile testing vans equipped to carry a range of tests on milk, and other food commodities including spices, oils and pulses take over. Officials at the Drug and […]