Six gamblers arrested

BILAL HABIB Pampore: Police on Tuesday arrested six gamblers, all residents of Srinagar, during a raid in Woyan area here. Acting on specific information, a police party led by Division Officer Khrew, Javaid Ahmad, raided a residential house at Green Colony in Woyan and arrested the gamblers besides recovering stake money and cards from the […]

HCBA grieved over demises of Turrabi, Khan

SRINAGAR: The Executive Committee of J&K High Court Bar Association (HCBA), Srinagar, Tuesday expressed grief over the demise of Professor Alif-ud-Din Turrabi, who was the Vice President of Pakistan administered Kashmir-based Jamat-I-Islami. HCBA, in a press statement issued here, said it held a condolence meeting under the chairmanship of its President Mian Qayoom, paying tributes […]

BSNL’s Bills

Though, over the past four months, officials at the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) have been seeking time to restore their systems fully, the Nigam has not forgotten to send bills through SMS for services it has not rendered since the September 7flood. It has continued to be its head-buried-under-sand self despite the local press […]

KP employees without salary for 4 months

SRINAGAR: Nearly 1400 Kashmiri Pandits inducted into government services under Prime Ministers Package are without salaries from the last four months. Kashmiri Pandits residing in Sheikhpora colony said that government has failed to disburse their salaries for last four months, resulting in financial crisis, local news agency CNS reported. President of P M Package Employees […]

National Mission on Food Processing

JAMMU: The 5th State Level Empowered Committee (SLEC) meeting chaired by Chief Secretary, Mohammad Iqbal Khandey on Tuesday approved allocation of Rs. 23.21 Crore funds for National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) for the year 2014-15. The Chief Secretary directed J&K SIDCO, that is the Nodal agency to implement the scheme, to release the balance […]

KCCI opposes raw Pashmina auction at Delhi

srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has strongly opposed decision by Ladakh administration for auctioning raw Pashmina through outside the state. The Chamber in statement said that this decision could have adverse impact on the State economy with local Pashmina artisans and other traders being hit by this decision. The Leh district […]

Giveaway? PDP legislators justify alliance with BJP

Giveaway? PDP legislators justify alliance with BJP

Wasim Khalid Srinagar: In Tral constituency, pollsters were expecting a near complete boycott of Assembly polls but it recorded a voter turnout of 37.68%. The oft-cited explanation for the surprising turnabout: people came out to vote to keep BJP, which would have been a winner in case of boycott, at bay. Tral elected Mushtaq Ahmad […]

Day 7: PDP, BJP continue to play waiting game

Srinagar: The People’s Democratic Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party, the leading contenders for a coalition government in the state, continued their waiting game Tuesday on the seventh day of the stalemate over government formation. Rumours, endless analyses, unconfirmed reports, media leaks over the past few days suggest the two have already reached an agreement […]

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