Sensitizing, safeguarding women rights is priority of govt: Mahjoor

Sensitizing, safeguarding women rights is priority of govt: Mahjoor

KATHUA: While reiterating Governments commitment to ensure women empowerment in the State, especially in rural and far-flung areas Chairperson Jammu and Kashmir State Commission for Women, Nayeema Ahmad Mahjoor emphasized the need of raising awareness among females about various legal provisions and safeguards provided to them under the constitution. The J&K State Commission for Women […]

Delhi’s ‘vicious plans’ biting dust, says Lashkar

Delhi’s ‘vicious plans’ biting dust, says Lashkar

SRINAGAR: Reacting over the Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat’s statements on Kashmir, the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah on Thursday said for the last 70 years, Indian “vicious plots” are biting the dust. A Lashkar spokesperson Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi in a statement issued to a local news agency GNS quoted the outfit chief as […]

Geelani grieved over demise of Jam’aat member Jalal-ud-din

Geelani grieved over demise of Jam’aat member Jalal-ud-din

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday expressed deep regret over the demise of a Jama’at-e-Islami member Sheikh Jalal-ud-din of Kralpora. Expressing condolence with the grieved family, Geelani in a statement said Kashmir has lost a renowned Islamic scholar. “Sheikh Jalal-ud-din fought for the establishment of Islamic system and he, as a member […]

Div Com reviews implementation of CM’s directions in Kulgam

KULGAM: The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Thursday chaired a meeting to review the implementation of the directions passed by the Chief Minister during the public outreach programme on 25th November, 2017. The District Development Commissioner, Talat Parvez Rohella apprised the Minister about the action taken on the CM directions. He informed that 329 […]

Man donates Pistol from Maharaja era to museum

JAMMU: Ex-Director Radio Station Jammu, Vijay Kumar Sambyal on Thursday donated a licensed revolver (pistol) with its leather belt and cover by to Department of Archives Archaeology and Museums. Appreciating Sambyal for donating the pistol that belongs to the Maharaja-Poonch period bearing no: 160571 (ML) of 32 bore, Director Mohammad Shafi Zahid said that pistol […]

Chairman LC seeks report on Hepatitis outbreak in Kishtwar

JAMMU: Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali asked the government to come up with a statement in the House about the outbreak of Hepatitis-B in far off Marwah and Dachan areas of district Kishtwar. The Chairman issued these directions after the issue of Hepatitis outbreak was raised in the Upper House by MLC Firdous Ahmad […]

Two drug peddlers arrested in Sopore: Police

Sopore: While continuing its drive on war against drugs, police in Sopore arrested two drug peddlers on Thursday, and recovered 588 gms of charas from their possession. Acting on credible information, a police party of Police Post Fruit Mandi laid a naka at Fruit Mandi Crossing Sopore. During naka checking, a vehicle bearing registration number […]

JKYT distributes food kits to widow headed families

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Yateem Trust on Thursday distributed food kits worth rupees 8,25,000 to its registered widow-headed families at its central office in Srinagar. In a statement issued here, a spokesperson said, “Food Kits were distributed in a generous function which was attended by respectable citizens from all walks of life who hailed and […]

DPR updation of Mohara Power project under progress: Veeri

Jammu: Minister for Revenue Abdul Rehman Veeri, on behalf of Minister for Power Thursday informed the House that the government has engaged a consultant for updating the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the revival and maintenance of Mohara Power House in Uri. Replying to a question of legislator Ghulam Nabi Monga, the Minister informed that […]