Kashmiris should wake up to preserve environment: Renzu

Srinagar: While presiding over the environment-oriented marathon race from Naseem Bagh to Nishat Garden, in which students of SSM College and SSM School participated, Khwaja Farooq Renzushah, chairman of Kashmir Society, complimented the participants for their consciousness about environment. He was accompanied by GN Parray chairman of SSM Group of Educational Institutions Hyderpora, Mohammad Yousuf […]

9 passengers rescued from avalanche: Army

SRINAGAR: Army on Monday said it rescued nine passengers trapped in an avalanche at Nasta Chun pass in Frontier district of Kupwara. “On April 20, at about 1620h, nine passengers, including women and children travelling from Tangdhar to Kupwara were trapped under ten feet of snow when the vehicle they were travelling in, was struck […]

SC seeks GoI’s reply on army porters’ contempt petition

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed India’s Defence Secretary, Chief of the Army Staff and Comptroller General Defence Accounts to file affidavit on a contempt petition filed by 70 porters seeking regularization of their services in the army. A division bench of Justices B S Chauhan and J Chelameswar while hearing the contempt […]

Governor for early exploitation of Kashmir Sapphire in Padder

Governor for early exploitation of Kashmir Sapphire in Padder

JAMMU: State Governor NN Vohra has asked Industries Department to take early steps for the exploitation of the world famous Kashmir Sapphire at Padder valley in Kishtwar district. According to an official spokesperson, Vohra told this to Financial Commissioner of Industries and Commerce Department, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, who has called on Governor NN Vohra here […]

Abdullahs knew about Afzal hanging, says ex-Home Secy RK Singh

Abdullahs knew about Afzal hanging, says ex-Home Secy RK Singh

Srinagar: India’s former Home Secretary RK Singh on Monday dismissed National Conference president Farooq Abdullah’s charges that he facilitated the secret hanging of Mohammad Afzal Guru as “non-sense”. Singh said Farooq’s son and J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were aware about the hanging. “Farooq should talk to his son, Prime […]

Jammu Chamber president calls on Vohra

JAMMU: President, Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industries, YV Sharma called on Governor NN Vohra here at Raj Bhavan on Monday, an official spokesperson said. Sharma discussed with the governor various problems faced by the industrialists and traders in Jammu region and the efforts made by the Chamber to secure resolution of some of the […]