Mehbooba Mufti calls on Prime Minister in New Delhi

Mehbooba Mufti calls on Prime Minister in New Delhi

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is in New Delhi, Wednesday called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, an official statement said. According to the statement during the meeting, the Chief Minister apprised the Prime Minister about the overall situation in the State. She informed the Prime Minister that the people of Jammu & Kashmir […]

CBI arrests P Chidambaram’s son in corruption case

CBI arrests P Chidambaram’s son in corruption case

Srinagar: Karti Chidambaram, the son of former union minister P Chidambaram, was arrested in Chennai in connection to a corruption case on Wednesday. The 46-year-old businessman has been accused of taking bribes to help a television company, INX Media, get clearance for foreign investments, media reports said. The CBI suspects that he received Rs. 3.5 […]

Unidentified gunmen shot and injure civilian in Tral

Unidentified gunmen shot and injure civilian in Tral

Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen shot and injured a civilian in Tral town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district Wednesday. Ajaz Ahmed Shah S/O Ali Mohammad Shah was shot near Eidgah Tral. He was rushed to local hospital where from he was referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment in critical condition, hospital sources told Kashmir Reader.

NHAI awards contract for construction of Srinagar Ring Road/Bypass

NHAI awards contract for construction of Srinagar Ring Road/Bypass

New Delhi: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award for construction of the proposed Srinagar Ring Road/Bypass from Galander to Crossing of Sumbal Road on the Jammu-Srinagar highway (NH-1A), an official statement said on Wednesday. The Project would be implemented on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Mode with construction period […]

3 Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi for Rohingya crisis

3 Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi for Rohingya crisis

Dhaka: Three Nobel Peace laureates have accused Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the nation’s military of genocide for their role in violence that has forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. The laureates, who are in Bangladesh to visit sprawling refugee camps, said at a news conference in Dhaka […]

Mehbooba welcomes Hajj airfare reduction decision

Mehbooba welcomes Hajj airfare reduction decision

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday welcomed the Centre’s decision to slash airfare for Hajj pilgrimage this year. The reduction, announced by the Minority Affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi yesterday, will be applicable to passages on Air India, Saudi Airlines and Flynas, an air carrier based in Saudi Arabia, to Jeddah and […]

India, Pak resort to cross firing, shelling along LoC in Rajouri, Jammu

India, Pak resort to cross firing, shelling along LoC in Rajouri, Jammu

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops have fired and shelled forward areas of each other along the LoC in Sunderbani, Nowshera and Khour sectors of Rajouri and Jammu districts, reports said. The Indian and Pakistan Armies exchanged fire around 1030 hours today in Nowshera, Kalal and Sunderbani sectors along the Line of Control in Rajouri district. […]

Ban on hoardings on residential buildings, places of worship in Jammu

Ban on hoardings on residential buildings, places of worship in Jammu

Jammu: The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has imposed a ban on installation of hoardings on residential buildings, places of worships, hospitals, and educational institutions in the city. The JMC has seized 30 truck-loads of advertisement material during a drive in this regard. “The JMC has imposed ban on installation of hoardings on residential buildings, bridges, […]

LPG cylinder explodes in Reasi house, 4 injured

LPG cylinder explodes in Reasi house, 4 injured

Jammu: Four people were injured when an LPG cylinder exploded in a house in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district Wednesday, the police said. The explosion occurred around 9.10am at the house of Rakesh Thapa in Reasi town. The injured — Ramesh Kumar (36), Vikrant Mengi (43), Rakesh Singh (33) and Rashpal Singh (45) — have […]

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