Modified pellets to be pumped into Kashmir

Modified pellets to be pumped into Kashmir

New Delhi: With pellet guns leaving hundreds of protesters in Jammu and Kashmir with severe eye injuries, a modified version of the weapon will now be used to ward off any protest ahead or during any anti-militancy operations. CRPF Director General K Durga Prasad, who is retiring on Tuesday, said the paramilitary force had taken […]

HC seeks report on inconvenience to public at Srinagar airport

HC seeks report on inconvenience to public at Srinagar airport

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Monday asked government of India through civil aviation ministry and Airport Authority of India (AAI) to file a status report about the steps taken for mitigating ‘hardship and difficulties’ faced by the public at Srinagar airport. The directions to the authorities which also include Air Commodore Indian Airports was […]

Ganderbal residents resent construction of ring road

Ganderbal residents resent construction of ring road

By Riyaz Bhat SRINAGAR: A group of protesters from Ganderbal on Monday held a demonstration here against the National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI) plan to construct a ring road to connect a cluster of villages with the main town of Ganderbal. They said the construction of ring road would affect more than 110 houses […]

Warrant against police inspector for evading court appearance in murder case

Warrant against police inspector for evading court appearance in murder case

By Nusrat Sidiq SRINAGAR: Principal District and Sessions Judge, Srinagar Rashid Ali Dar issued non-bailable warrant against a police inspector who is a witness in a sensational murder case and conducted investigations. The court also directed SP Budgam to withhold salary of the said inspector identified as Muzaffar Ahmed till the time he presents himself […]

Eight murder accused walk free, prosecution fails to prove charges

Eight murder accused walk free, prosecution fails to prove charges

By Nusrat Sidiq SRINAGAR: A court on Monday acquitted eight persons from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district after the prosecution failed to prove their involvement in a murder case. The accused, however, spent six years behind the bars before the court set them free. The first additional district and sessions judge Srinagar acquitted the accused who […]

For revamping Srinagar expert suggests integrated approach

For revamping Srinagar  expert suggests integrated approach

Srinagar: The government should set up a transport authority composed of departments like the municipality, transport, roads & buildings, tourism, lakes and water bodies and allied departments so that they can think together before spending funds on street management, an urban landscape expert suggested here Monday. Anuj Malholtra, CEO of the Centre for Green Mobility, […]

DIPR reviews ad distribution, payment status

DIPR reviews ad distribution, payment status

Rs 16.83cr released, previous liabilities to be cleared by March 31 SRINAGAR: As a part of the government’s initiative to streamline the advertisement distribution process and ensure judicious allotment of advertisements to the empanelled newspapers/periodicals, director information, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary convened a review meeting at the office of the Joint Director Information Kashmir here. […]

APRs to be linked to efficiency in food distribution: Zulfkar

APRs to be linked to efficiency in food distribution: Zulfkar

34 lakh quintal food-grains distributed in 2016 JAMMU: More than 34 lakh quintals of food grains were distributed among the consumers by Department of Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Jammu during the year 2016 under National Food Security Act (NFSA), and Mufti Muhammad Syed Food Entitlement Scheme (MMSFES). This information was provided during […]

‘Stage being prepared for one more bloodshed this year’

‘Stage being prepared for one more bloodshed this year’

Hurriyat asks people to follow ‘accepted and recognised’ leadership SRINAGAR: Blaming state administration for playing “mischief”, Huriyat Conference (G) on Monday said administration is hell bent on making situation volatile in Kashmir and for this “disturbance and uncertainty is being created in the state”. The amalgam also condemned the unabated arrests of youth during night […]