Satya Pal Malik is new JK Governor

Satya Pal Malik is new JK Governor

SRINAGAR: The President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed Satya Pal Malik as the new Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Malik, who is the current Governor of Bihar, will replace N N Vohra, who completed 10 years in office as J&K Governor on June 25, 2018. 82-year-old Vohra is a retired 1959 batch […]

Vohra greets people on Eid-ul-Azha

Vohra greets people on Eid-ul-Azha

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra has extended warm greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha and prayed for their well-being and prosperity. In his message of felicitations, Governor expressed hope that the festival would further strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood, amity and revive the glorious pluralistic ethos for which Jammu […]

JRL asks imams to aware people about ‘designs’ against state subject law

JRL asks imams to aware people about ‘designs’ against state subject law

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) has urged imams and khateebs across Jammu Kashmir to make people aware about New Delhi’s “designs” of tinkering with the state subject law and in their Eid sermons take people’s commitment to protest and resist this move. In a statement, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq […]

The Spirit of Sacrifice

The Spirit of Sacrifice

Eid al Adha will be celebrated with great gaiety and fervor in Kashmir. The spirit behind the occasion of this Eid is the commemoration of Hazrat Ibrahim’s (AS) spirit of sacrifice. It may be recalled that Allah Subhanahu wa ta’ala had ordered Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) to sacrifice his son, Hazrat Ismael(AS), on this very day. […]

On this Eid, Do not Forget the Victims of Floods in Kerala

SYED KALEEM GEELANI While millions of Muslims across the globe are celebrating Eid al-Adha, a beautiful region, Kerala is struggling with devastating floods which has claimed hundreds of lives and suffering for the people of this region. They have no food to eat, no clothes to wear and no shelter as the dreadful flooding have […]

Governor expresses grief

Governor expresses grief

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today expressed grief over the loss of lives in an accident in the state’s Kishtwar district. In the tragic accident, a van carrying pilgrims to the Mata Machail temple skidded off the road and fell into the Chenab river in Kishtwar, killing all 13 occupants of the […]

Amarnath Yatra suspended due to non-availability of pilgrims

Amarnath Yatra suspended due to non-availability of pilgrims

Jammu: The Amarnath Yatra was suspended from Jammu Tuesday due to non-availability of adequate number of pilgrims, officials said, adding that it may be resumed depending on the arrival of pilgrims at the base camp. However, the Budha Amarnath Yatra went smoothly with the fifth batch of 449 devotees leaving Bhagwati Nagar base camp for […]

Div Com directs for double shift on JCR flyover, TRC grade separator

Div Com directs for double shift on JCR flyover, TRC grade separator

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Tuesday directed officers of ERA to expedite the construction of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh (JCR) flyover and TRC grade separator and ensure its timely completion by starting work on double shift basis. The Divisional Commissioner made these directions while reviewing the progress of construction works of the two prestigious projects […]

GoI Secy MODWS announces Rs 53 crore for uncovered habitations, water testing lab in Kupwara

GoI Secy MODWS announces Rs 53 crore for uncovered habitations, water testing lab in Kupwara

KUPWARA: Government of India (GoI) Secretary Drinking Water & Sanitation, Parameshwaran Iyer on Tuesdayconvened a meeting of officers here to review the status of drinking water and sanitation in the district and overall performance under Transformation of Aspirational District Scheme of the Government of India. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary, BVR Subramanyam, Secretary […]

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