NGOs, associations protest against dog menace, demand action

NGOs, associations protest against dog menace, demand action

SRINAGAR: A group of Kashmir-based non-governmental organisations and associations staged a protest here on Saturday against the state’s silence over dog menace in Kashmir Valley. Members of Doctors Association of Kashmir, Kashmir Medical Representative Association of Kashmir, Ehsas Trust, and We Volunteers staged the protest at Press Enclave here. Holding banners and placards that read […]

JK among 13 states that discuss ‘growing ISIS influence’ with home minister Rajnath Singh

JK among 13 states that discuss ‘growing ISIS influence’ with home minister Rajnath Singh

SRINAGAR: Top officials of Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday participated in the meeting called by India’s home minister Rajnath Singh to review the situation arising out of some youths getting attracted towards ISIS or DAESH. According to reports, top officials of central intelligence and investigative agencies and police of 13 states and one Union […]

Farooq Abdullah bats for Indo-Pak dialogue

Farooq Abdullah bats for Indo-Pak dialogue

Says friends can be changed, not neighbours JAMMU: National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Saturday batted strongly for Indo-Pak dialogue to normalise relations between the neighbouring nations. “Islamabad must rein in terror ranks for lasting peace in the region,” Abdullah said while addressing NC workers here. “India and Pakistan had no option but to talk… […]

Student detained for ‘misbehaving’ with cops, misses examination

Student detained for ‘misbehaving’ with cops, misses examination

SRINAGAR: A college student on Saturday missed his annual examination after he was detained by police in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district for failing to produce his identity card even as he produced examination roll number slip. Jibran Nazir, a resident of Model Town Sopore, who is pursuing his Bachelors in Journalism at Government Degree College […]

Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s birthday celebrated

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of devotees visited gurdwaras across the Valley on Saturday to offer prayers on the 349th birth anniversary of 10th Sikh guru. Hundreds of devotees thronged gurduwara Chatti Padshahi in Srinagar to offer prayers. “This is an important year. Next year will mark the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. This whole year […]

Caution: jumping red lights may cost drivers licenses

JAMMU: Traffic Police has called for at least three-month suspension of driving licenses of violators who jump red lights. “During the drive against red light jumping, the traffic police shall also take into possession the driving licence of the violator and forward it to the transport department for suspending the licence for a period not […]

Traffic police issues advisory for parking slots in city centre

Srinagar: Traffic police on Saturday issued an advisory asking people to park their vehicles in the city centre at designated places only. To avoid punitive action under law for obstructive/wrong parking particularly in City centre, visitors/ shopkeepers etc. are advised to park their vehicles only at the designated parking places, said an official statement issued […]

‘Entire J&K a disputed territory’

SRINAGAR: Terming the “integral part” statement of Indian external affairs ministry as “ridiculous and misleading”, Hurriyat Conference (G) on Saturday said the entire Jammu and Kashmir “is a disputed territory awaiting its final resolution since last seven decades”. “Kashmir is an internationally acknowledged dispute and the whole world is witness to this historic fact as […]