Court rejects bail in murder case

Court rejects bail in murder case

SRINAGAR: A court in Srinagar on Thursday rejected the bail application of an accused Irfan Bhat who allegedly stabbed Sakina Khan, a school teacher, at Hyderpora in 2008. Principal district and sessions judge, Rashid Ali Dar, while hearing the arguments from the defense counsel stated that the case is at its final stage and judgement […]

Polytechnic students demand relaxation in syllabus

Polytechnic students demand relaxation in syllabus

SRINAGAR: Students from government and private polytechnic colleges staged a protest here Thursday, demanding relaxation in syllabus for their 6th semester examination. The students said that the Board of Technical Education has scheduled 6thsemester examinations from July 29, while the students have not completed “30 percent of the syllabus”. “We have started classes just few […]

Andrabi reviews arrangements for Shab-i-Qadr, Eid-ul-Fitr

Andrabi reviews arrangements for Shab-i-Qadr, Eid-ul-Fitr

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi Thursday directed the officers to synergize their efforts in order to ensure smooth celebrations of Shab-i-Qadr, Jumat -ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr festivities. The Minister was addressing officers during a review meeting convened to discuss the arrangement being made in connection with the smooth celebrations […]

Power shutdown

Power shutdown

SRINAGAR: According to the Chief Engineer, Commercial and Survey Wing Srinagar, in order to carry out branch cutting and necessary maintenance works of 33 KV lines from Habbak-Lal Bazar-Kathi Darwaza, areas which receive power from Lal Bazaar and Kathi Darwaza receiving stations shall remain affected on July 03, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. […]

Mehbooba distributes relief cheques among fire victims of Shalimar, Anantnag

Mehbooba distributes relief cheques among fire victims of Shalimar, Anantnag

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti distributed cash assistance among the fire sufferer shopkeepers of Reshi Bazaar, Anantnag and Shalimar, Srinagar here today. These shopkeepers had lost their shops and goods in two separate devastating fire incidents recently. On the occasion, the Chief Minister directed the administration to render all possible help to these shopkeepers in […]