Lal Singh pitches for protecting green wealth

RAJOURI: Making a strong pitch for  active public participation in preserving the green wealth  of the state the Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh  said that Government ‘s initiatives need to  be strengthened  by  involving all stakeholders. The Minister said this while conducting an extensive tour of Akhnoor, Nowshera and Sunderbani today. […]

3 drug peddlers arrested

Srinagar : Shopian police arrested two drug peddlers and recovered 13 Kilograms of poppy straw from their possession. Another drug peddler was arrested in Janglatmandi area of Anantnag and 220 grams of charas was recovered from his possession. On a tip off, Shopian police laid a naka at Babpora Awaneera crossing and during checking two […]

PANAMA LEAK: Pakistan opposition pressure on Sharif despite probe pledge

PANAMA LEAK: Pakistan opposition pressure on Sharif despite probe pledge

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s opposi­tion political parties are keeping up pressure on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif despite his announcement to hold probe into Panama Papers leak and a commitment to step down if found guilty of corruption. Opposition Leader in the Na­tional Assembly Khursheed Shah telephoned Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq and Tehreek-i- Insaf’s Shah Mehmood Qureshi yester­day […]

Bangladesh professor hacked to death by ISIS

DHAKA: An English profes­sor on way to his university in northwestern Bangladesh was on Saturday hacked to death by ISIS militants near his home, the lat­est in a series of brutal attacks on bloggers, intellectuals and activ­ists by the dreaded group in the Muslim-majority country. Rajshahi University professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, 58, was attacked […]

People are still awaiting ‘Acche Din’: Akhilesh Yadav

People are still awaiting ‘Acche Din’: Akhilesh Yadav

ALLAHABAD: Taking a dig at the BJP led NDA government at the Centre, Chief Min­ister Akhilesh Yadav today said the people are still awaiting ‘Acche Din’ as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Lok Sabha elections held two years ago. “The people of UP must be cautious. BJP and the BSP are likely […]

Fresh landslides kill two in Arunachal, toll rises to 19

ITANAGAR: At least two persons were killed and sev­eral dwellings damaged in fresh landslides triggered by rains in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh today, raising the toll to 19. The fresh landslips occurred at Thongleng Village, 20 km from Tawang town in between Tawang- Lumla road, ADC Lod Gambo said. While 30 houses were badly […]

Najam Sethi dreams about including Kashmir in PSL

Najam Sethi dreams about including Kashmir in PSL

LAHORE: Pakistan Super League (PSL) Governing Council Chairman Najam Sethi has said that it is his dream to introduce Kashmir’s team as the sixth outfit in second edition of PSL which will be played in February next year in UAE. “My dream is to launch 6th Kashmir team in PSL this year. Hope our five […]

Tourism dept organises Spring Carnival in Gulmarg

Tourism dept organises Spring Carnival in Gulmarg

SRINAGAR: In order to kick start activities for tourists in the Valley, the department of tourism Saturday organized Spring Carnival in Gulmarg which attracted lot of tourists and locals. In the carnival, Gulmarg was bustling with the activities which include race of All Terrain Vehicle, and Ponywallas in main bowl. At Kangdoori, the race was […]

Khyber Himalayan Resort felicitates 150 Valley travel agents

Khyber Himalayan Resort felicitates 150 Valley travel agents

Srinagar: The Khyber, Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg, on Saturday felicitated 150 travel agents from the Kashmir Valley with The Khyber Travel Agents’ Excellence Awards – 2015-16 for their to promote tourism as well as the brand. Commenting on the outstanding contribution by the travel trade for their ongoing support in promoting Gulmarg and the […]