Wousan militant was religious and a cricketer

Wousan militant was religious and a cricketer

Baramulla: Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone, who was among the two militants killed in a gunfight with government forces at Wousan, Sopore, on Friday, was very religious and a cricketer before he joined militants the last year. Imtiyaz, son of Abdul Khaliq Lone, was among the younger siblings—younger than Hilal Ahmad Lone, who has just completed his […]

BJP Minister Kohli, Ex-ministers Taj Mohidin, Bashir Ahmed accused of forest land grab

BJP Minister Kohli, Ex-ministers Taj Mohidin, Bashir Ahmed accused of forest land grab

SRINAGAR: A senior minister in the PDP-BJP coalition government and two former ministers besides two government officials and hotels have encroached upon forest land in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir. At many places palatial hotels have been constructed on the forest land. This information was given by Minister for Forest Choudhary Lal Singh, in […]

SVC directs DFO, Tehsildar to remove encroachment

SVC directs DFO, Tehsildar to remove encroachment

Srinagar: The State Vigilance Commission (SVC) has directed Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Poonch and Tehsildar Surankote to take immediate steps for removing all illegal encroachments on forest land at Gursai Mohri falling under the jurisdiction of Forest Division Poonch while the DFO has been asked to submit action taken report personally on next date of […]

Militancy has made JKP to adopt new technologies: Rajendra

Militancy has made JKP to adopt new technologies: Rajendra

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police (DGP), K Rajendra Kumar has said that militancy in the State has made Jammu and Kashmir Police to adopt new technologies and techniques to bring the force at par with the best police forces in the country. He said that JKP under the modernisation programme is improving capabilities and infrastructure […]

Temple desecration: Internet services suspended in Jammu

Temple desecration: Internet services suspended in Jammu

Jammu: Authorities on Friday decided to suspend all Internet services across Jammu region to stop spread of rumours on social networking sites following the desecration of a temple here last evening. All mobile and broadband-based Internet services have been suspended, a district official said. “To stop rumour mongering on social networking sites in the wake […]

Gas pipeline project in limbo, Zulfikar takes up issue with Center

Gas pipeline project in limbo, Zulfikar takes up issue with Center

SRINAGAR: Minister for Consumer Affairs, Public Distribution, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali met Pralad Joshi, Member Parliament and Chairman Parliamentary Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas (PSCPN) and discussed various other issues pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir. Zulfikar discussed the much hyped Bhatinda-Srinagar gas pipeline project sanctioned about five years back. Zulfkar expressed dissatisfaction over the […]

Pattan residents protest drinking water scarcity

Baramulla: Residents of Yadipora village of Pattan tehsil in this north Kashmir district protested on Friday against shortage of drinking water. The residents took to streets and held protest demonstrations against MLA Pattan, Imran Raza Ansari, and Public Health Engineering (PHE) department. They said the village has been without drinking water for the last 15 […]

GDC Pampore concludes environmental week

Srinagar: Government Degree College Pampore has concluded its week long World Environment Day celebrations. In this connection Debate and Seminar Committee, Department of EVS along with NSS unit of the college organised number of events like cleanliness drive, quiz competition, painting competition and slogan writing competition during the whole week. After the keynote address by […]

Committee constituted to frame policy for regularization of causal labourers

SRINAGAR: Minister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari today informed the House that the Government has constituted a Committee to work out an appropriate policy outlining all possible options for regularization of causal, seasonal and need based workers. Replying on behalf of Finance Minister to a clubbed question of Qaiser Jamsheed Lone, Mohammad […]