Ladakh a potential alternate site for largest telescope

Ladakh a potential alternate site for largest telescope

New Delhi: The protests in Hawaii in the US against the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project, the largest to be ever built, may be India’s gain as alternate sites are being explored which includes Hanle in Ladakh. The project, aimed at exploring the universe, was to come up at Mauna Kea in Hawaii in […]

CUK students visit Kaman Post

CUK students visit Kaman Post

Uri: The Department of Politics and Governance, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) organized a field visit for its students and faculty to Cross Line of Control (LoC) Trade Facilitation Centre, Salam Abad and Kaman Post here on April 26. A CUK statement said that the objective of the trip was to study operational aspects of […]

Govt reconstitutes JKPCC’S Board of Directors

Govt reconstitutes JKPCC’S Board of Directors

JAMMU: Government has reconstituted Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir Construction Corporation (JKPCC) Limited. As per Government order, Minister for Public Works and Parliament Affairs , Abdul Rehman Veeri, will be the Chairman of the Board, while as Minister of State for PWD, Sunil Kumar Sharma will be the Vice Chairman of the Board. […]

Police solves burglary case

PULWAMA: Police on Thursday cracked the mobile phone theft case in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. The police said it recovered the phones, worth lakhs of rupees, stolen from a shop. According to police, a case had been registered in police station Pulwama about the theft in Friends Mobile Care shop at Rajpora chowk on […]

Bukhari for effective implementation of PSGA

JAMMU: Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari has directed the Revenue Department functionaries to ensure effective implementation of Public Service Guarantee Act (PSGA). He also called for strictly adhering to the timeline for submission of the requisite information under PSGA. The Minister instructed the concerned higher ups in the Departments under his […]

Poppy, hemp cultivation destroyed

Srinagar: Continuing its drive against contraband cultivation, Shopian and Awantipora police has destroyed Poppy and Hemp cultivation over 100 Kanals of land. Shopian police under the supervision of SP Shopian in its drive against contraband cultivation destroyed the Poppy and Hemp cultivation on 100 Kanals of land in Zainapora area of the district. Meanwhile, Awantipora […]

Awantipora: Infant dies in road accident

Srinagar: An infant died while another was injured in a road accident in Awantipora Thursday afternoon. An accident took place between a Tipper bearing registration number JK03C-0865 and a Maruti car bearing registration number JK01A-6735 on National Highway Barsoo, Awantipora, resulting in injuries to two infants both daughters of Abdul Qayoom Khan resident of Badroo […]

Hit and run case solved

Srinagar: Awantipora police has solved a hit and run case by seizing the vehicle and arresting the accused driver within two days. A minor girl Ainab Ashiq student of Satisar Public School, Pampore daughter of Ashiq Hussain Shah, a resident of Tulbagh died after she was hit by an unknown vehicle at Tulbagh Pampore on […]

‘Pak to welcome start of peace dialogue whenever India wants’

‘Pak to welcome start of peace dialogue whenever India wants’

Islamabad: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry on Wednesday said that he has conveyed to his Indian counterpart that Pakistan will welcome the start of the peace dialogue whenever India is ready. “The two sides raised their respective concerns in cordial and forthright manner,” Chaudhry said in response to question on his meeting with Indian counterpart […]