Street vendors protest for permission to set stalls

Street vendors protest for permission to set stalls

Nouman Shah SRINAGAR: Scores of street vendors protested on Monday against the restrictions on setting stalls on the roadsides around the city centre. The vendors gathered at Lal Chowk and held a protest demonstration against the government and police. To support the vendors’ cause, the shopkeepers around Lal Chowk observed a token shutdown lasting a few […]

Rajendra chairs high level meeting, reviews Eid arrangements

Rajendra chairs high level meeting, reviews Eid arrangements

SRINAGAR: In order to review the deployment arrangements at different places in the State during Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations, Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar convened a high level meeting at Police Control Room (PCR) here today. The meeting also discussed law and order situation and other arrangements put in place. The meeting was attended […]

People suffer as authorities fail to manage Eid rush

People suffer as authorities fail to manage Eid rush

Srinagar: Massive traffic jams were witnessed in various parts of Srinagar city as people ventured out for shopping ahead of Eid ul Fitr. Failure of authorities to prevent traffic jams in the summer capital ahead of the Muslim festival Eid   became a major source of inconvenience for the commuters The problem was  aggravated by […]

Minor girl drowns  in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: A teenage girl drowned in river Sindh in Gund area of  Ganderbal this evening. Police said the 16 year old Shaheena Bano daughter of Abdul Lateef Kasana, resident of Haknar Gund died after she was washing utensils at the banks of river Sindh near her home and accidentally  slipped and drowned to into the river. […]

Sanat Nagar Maternity Home staff reshuffled

 SRINAGAR: Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat, Monday paid a surprise visit to the Maternity Home and General OPD Sanat Nagar, Srinagar and took stock of its functioning. The Minister inspected various wards including Labour Room, Operation Theatre and OPD, and enquired about the facilities available in the Maternity Home. Taking serious note […]

Appoint CIC, info commissioner: RTI Movement tells government

Srinagar: Chairman and founder J&K RTI Movement Dr Shaikh Ghulam Rasool  on Monday told the government to fill the vacant positions in the State Information Commission. In a statement Shaikh said the government should both the posts of Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner, which have fallen vacant after the term of previous CIC expired early this […]

Police hosts Iftaar parties in Anantnag

SRINAGAR: Police on Saturday hosted Iftaar parties cum public meet at three different places in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. As per a statement issued here, the move was an endeavor to pursue the path of brotherhood, peace and harmony in the valley. An Iftaar party was held at District Police Lines Anantnag hosted by Anantnag police. SSP […]

Boy drowns while bathing in power canal in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: A minor boy drowned on Saturday evening while taking bath in a power canal in Bandaybagh area of this central Kashmir district. A police official said that 17-year-old Umar Farooq, son of Farooq Ahmad of Bandaybagh Ganderbal drowned while taking bath in a power canal near his home. His body was retrieved, he said. He said after […]

Muslims entangled in ‘mess’ due to flawed understanding of Islam, says Mirwaiz

Muslims entangled in ‘mess’ due to flawed understanding of Islam, says Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while addressing people during Laylat al-Qadr at Jamia Masjid here said the reason behind the problems and challenges the Muslims are facing is that they have deviated from the teachings of the holy Qur’an. As per a statement issued here, Mirwaiz said Muslims are entangled in the “mess” […]

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