Div Com asks DC Kupwara to conduct time bound probe

Div Com asks DC Kupwara to conduct time bound probe

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Asgar Samoon has asked DC Kupwara to carryout time-bound probe of the Handwara incident. Samoon was reviewing law and order situation in the valley following the Handwara incident. The meeting was attended by DIG Central Range Kashmir G.H.Bhat, DC Srinagar Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir division through video […]

JKPCC chief vacates govt accommodation in Srinagar

JKPCC chief vacates govt accommodation in Srinagar

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Gulam Ahmed Mir on Thursday vacated the accommodation allotted to him during the previous PDP-BJP dispensation after a notice was issued to him by the Mehbooba Mufti goverment. “Mir has vacated the government accommodation allotted to him by the previous government of Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed, a day before the […]

Jhelum banks turn dumping sites in Hajin villages

Jhelum banks turn dumping sites in Hajin villages

Hajin: Jhelum banks have turned garbage dumps in many villages of Hajin area of Bandipora district giving an ugly look to the once picturesque place. Unabated dumping of the garbage on the river banks has irked residents but authorities seem to be in slumber. Blaming local shopkeepers and some residents of the area, Mohammad Muzaffar […]

Remote areas need special attention: Zulfikar

Remote areas need special attention: Zulfikar

RAJOURI: Minister for CA&PD, Zulfkar Ali said that remote and far flung areas remain neglected due to geographical reasons and these areas need our special attention. He said development of rural belts of the state shall continue to remain a top priority for the government and administration must focus attention towards these areas. Zulfikar conducted […]

JKLF (R) condemns Bita Karate’s arrest

JKLF (R) condemns Bita Karate’s arrest

SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday night arrested JKLF (R) chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate from his Saderbal, Hazratbal residence, a party spokesman said. In a statement issued here, JKLF (R) patron, Barrister Abdul Majid Trambu condemned the arrest of Farooq Ahmad Dar and demanded his immediate release. He also lashed out at the state […]

Retrieve forest land from encroachers: Lal Singh to officers

Retrieve forest land from encroachers: Lal Singh to officers

KATHUA: Forest Minister Choudhary Lal Singh has called upon the officers to speed up the anti-encroachment drive and retrieve the encroached land from the unscrupulous elements. He directed for maintaining close vigil on the activities of the timber smugglers to curb the menace of timber theft. Lal Singh also asked the officers of Forest Department […]

Sushobha Barve calls on Governor

Sushobha Barve calls on Governor

JAMMU: Ms. Sushobha Barve, Executive Director, Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR), called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhawan here today. Ms. Barve briefed the Governor about the inter-community dialogues being conducted by the Centre in Jammu and Kashmir for building mutual inter community trust through continuing talks, dialogue and discussions. Ms. Barve […]

Freedom Party condemns arrest of its workers

SRINAGAR: Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Thursday condemned the arrest of its senior member Sheikh Zameer and other party workers. In a statement issued here, a DFP spokesperson said government on one hand is “hell bent upon massacring the innocent civilians and on other side has started a crackdown on the resistance leaders”. He also […]

Replica of ancient south Kashmir temple inaugurated in Jammu

Jammu: Kashmiri Pandits on Thursday inaugurated a replica of an ancient temple of Goddess Sedh-Lakshmi in Jammu which is actually situated in south Kashmir’s Lokbhawan belt. “A newly-constructed temple of Mata Sedh-Lakshmi, a replica of an ancient spring temple in Kashmir, was inaugurated at Durga Nagar in Jammu by Bali Bhagat, Minister for Health and […]

Man arrested with illicit liquor in Jammu

Jammu: A man has been arrested with over 70 pouches of country-made illicit liquor in Talab Tillo area here, police said today. Neeraj Singh Chib, a resident of Gho Manhasa area, was arrested and 72 pouches of country-made illicit liquor were recovered from his possession yesterday, a police official said. She said the accused used […]