Is the proposed new site for Kashmir Haat safe?

Is the proposed new site for Kashmir Haat safe?

SRINAGAR: The government has readied a plan to close down the Kashmir Haat in Srinagar and set up a new one in Pampore, citing “too much security” as the reason why people are staying away from the handicraft market. But is the proposed new site any safer? Officials of the Handicraft department said that customers […]

CM sees off first AirAsia flight

CM sees off first AirAsia flight

SRINAGAR: Low cost airline carrier AirAsia started its operations here from Sunday with the launch of its morning and evening flights daily between Delhi and Srinagar. The inaugural flight from New Delhi was received by the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti at the Srinagar International Airport at 10 am. Another flight to New Delhi was also […]

Follow traffic management plan or face action: SP Traffic

Follow traffic management plan or face action: SP Traffic

By Riyaz Bhat SRINAGAR: The traffic police on Saturday said that they will act tough against drivers who do not follow the prescribed Traffic Management Plan (TMP) laid down by the department to avoid traffic jams in the city. While interacting with the press, the newly appointed Superintendent of Traffc Police Srinagar, Sargun Shukla, said […]

SMC to start house numbering for easy identification

SMC to start house numbering for easy identification

Srinagar: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) is going to issue proper house numbers in Srinagar city to ensure identification and location of residential houses in various localities under the National Family Welfare Programme, a spokesman of the Corporation said. Initially, a survey and the installation of number plates will begin in Ward No. 1 of […]

Hurriyat delegations visit family of Sikh girl

Hurriyat delegations visit family of Sikh girl

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani has expressed shock and grief over the death of young Sikh girl in a fire incident in Mehjoor Nagar here. As per a statement issued here, a high-level party delegation led by Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leaders Raja Mehraj-ud-din and Altaf Ahmad Shah visited the bereaved family and expressed sympathy […]

JKLF remembers Farooq Ashai

JKLF remembers Farooq Ashai

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday paid homage to Dr Farooq Ahmad Ashai describing him as “one of the great sons of soil who sacrificed his life for the just cause of freedom and became an immortal page of our history”. As per a statement issued here, Malik was […]

Armed rebellion in Muslim countries ‘haram’, says Dr Qasim

Armed rebellion in Muslim countries ‘haram’, says Dr Qasim

SRINAGAR: The so-called jihadist organisations working at the international level that destroyed Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria will target and ruin the Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan in the next 15 years, said the incarcerated chief of Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM) Dr Muhammad Qasim on Saturday. In a statement issued here, Qasim said path will be […]

Top scientist Dr Sivaji delivers lecture at KU

Top scientist Dr Sivaji delivers lecture at KU

SRINAGAR: Renowned scientist Dr Chandaram Sivaji on Saturday delivered a lecture at the University of Kashmir. He spoke on “Opportunities for international research collaborations and fellowships.” Dr Sivaji, Scientist-F, is presently Director, International Cooperation (Bilateral) at the Department of Science and Technology that works under the aegis of Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of […]

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