Students protest against college authorities in Tangmarg

Baramulla: Scores of 1st year students of Degree college Tangmarg Saturday staged protest against the college authorities. Shouting slogans, the students alleged that college authorities have failed 250 students in internals exams without any reason. Principal of the college Prof. Fayaz Ahmad Mir told reporters there that it was due to some technical fault. “It […]

2 infiltrators killed, soldier injured in Poonch, says Army

2 infiltrators killed, soldier injured in Poonch, says Army

Jammu: Army on Saturday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing two militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch district of Jammu. A soldier was also injured in the exchange of fire late last night, army officer said in a statement. “A group of four militants were seen moving along […]

Shutdown over arrests continues in Baramulla, B’pora

Baramulla: A complete shutdown was observed in Baramulla and Bandipora towns of north Kashmir for the second consecutive day Saturday against arrest of youths. Shops and business establishments remained closed along with schools and other educational institutes in the Baramulla town. The traffic was also off the roads in response to the strike call given […]

Astagfirullah: BSNL promotes promiscuity, waywardness

Srinagar: “Mai Hu Tanha, Mujse Baat Karne k Liye kijiye Dial 50007511 Rs 5 per minute! Kya hain ladkiyon k raaz? Ab khulenge Yahan. Dial 50007222 Rs 2/min (Dial from mob only) Sender (no name) BP -650007.” (SIC). This is the message that people receive on their BSN Post Paid Sims. The messages are being […]

Who is the first person in JK to register for organ donation?

Srinagar: Who  is the first person  in Kashmir   to  register for organ donation ? The Director SKIMS , Shaukat Ahmad Zarger  knows it but according to Hurriyat leader, Shahid-ul-Islam  `chose to misinform’ the public under political pressure.  For this `lapse’   the Hurriyat leader has put the Director on notice. The Director has been urged to […]

Thanks to govt inefficiency, JK Sapphire fails to shine

Thanks to govt inefficiency, JK Sapphire fails to shine

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to exploit the Sapphire treasure of the state due to lack of strategic mining and its failure to attract private partners for investment to extract the mineral on joint venture. Situated at the height of 4327 mtrs and stretched along an area of 116 km in Padder area […]

Shutdown in Tral village after army ‘thrashes’ family

SHABIR AHMAD ANANTNAG: A spontaneous shutdown was observed in Dadsara village of Tral Saturday after the army allegedly thrashed a youth and his family. Army personal stopped near the house of Javed Akbar and summoned his son Ishfaq Javed. “A few minutes later, they started beating him with gun butts and bamboo sticks,” Akbar alleged. […]

8 more youth arrested for attack on voters

Srinagar: Eight more youths, allegedly involved in harassment of those who voted in the Parliamentary elections in Baramulla constituency , were arrested Saturday taking the total number of those arrested to eleven. The fresh arrests were made from Sopore and Baramulla townships, police said here. Many voters from Kupwara district were reportedly thrashed, in Sopore […]

Fish stocking carried at Baglihar Reservoir

Fish stocking carried at Baglihar Reservoir

DODA: The Department of Fisheries carried fish stocking at Baglihar Reservoir to help increase fish production in the district. Assistant Director Fisheries, Doda, M.M Mintoo said that quality fish seeds procured from Jammu and Kathua has been stocked in the reservoir that would augment fish output in the water bodies, helping the fishermen to reap […]