Asiea inspects Juvenile centre, SKIMS Bemina

SRINAGAR: A day after three juveniles escaped from Juvenile Home in Srinagar, Minister of State for Social Welfare, Housing, Health & Medical Education Asiea Naqash Wednesday inspected the facilities at Harwan located center. The Minister accompanied by Director Social Welfare Hashmat Ali, SSP East and other concerned officials took stock of facilities provided to inmates […]

Man arrested for smuggling

Bhaderwah: A man was today arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 2,600 litres of kerosene oil to Thathri for black marketing. The kerosene oil was meant to be distributed among ration card holders in the area, SHO, Gandoh, Tariq Naik said. “During routine checking, our patrolling team from Kahara police post intercepted an oil tanker […]

SC Collegium recommends 4 names for elevation to apex court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of three High Court Chief Justices and a senior lawyer to the apex court, the first since a new law on appointment of judges to higher judiciary was struck down by the top court. This is the first set of recommendations made by the SC Collegium […]

SC Collegium recommends 4 names for elevation to apex court

New Delhi The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of three High Court Chief Justices and a senior lawyer to the apex court, the first since a new law on appointment of judges to higher judiciary was struck down by the top court. This is the first set of recommendations made by the SC Collegium […]

NHPC in Jammu & Kashmir

NHPC in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: NHPC Limited is India’s premier hydropower company and a ‘Mini Ratna’ Category-I Enterprise of the Government of India. The state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) is extremely important for NHPC and the country for point of view of hydropower potential in the state. NHPC has been associated with J&K for nearly four decades since […]

KCCI delegation calls on CM

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), led by its president, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, called on the chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, here on Wednesday morning. Principal secretary to chief minister, Navin K Chaudhary, was also present on the occasion. The delegation submitted a memorandum to the chief minister and also apprised […]

J&K Bank commissions 11 cash depositing machines

Srinagar: Increasing its digital footprint to further public convenience, J&K Bank has commissioned a network of 11 cash deposit machines (CDM) across the state, wherein cash can be deposited in savings, current, cash credit, overdraft and credit card accounts maintained with the bank. As per the statement issued by the bank here on Wednesday, the […]

Pak deputy ambassador visits JKLF chairman in New Delhi

Pak deputy ambassador visits JKLF chairman in New Delhi

‘Pak not changing status of Gilgit-Baltistan’ SRINAGAR: Pakistan’s Deputy Ambassador Syed Hyder Shah along with first secretary, on Wednesday, called upon ailing Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik at Delhi Fortis hospital. Shah enquired about the health of Malik and also delivered message of good wishes from the government of Pakistan, […]

Compensation over justice!

Compensation over justice!

The Handwara minor girl continues to be in police custody despite her parents, lawyers and herself having pleaded multiple times that she be freed to pursue justice. The case already looks like a classic in which the police are trying to determine everything themselves even as reasonable doubts have been repeatedly raised about the manner […]

31 journalists killed in one year; India among most dangerous places for scribes

31 journalists killed in one year; India among most dangerous places for scribes

SRINAGAR: Thirty-one journalists, bloggers, and media workers were killed from May 2015 to April 2016, with India emerging as one of the most dangerous countries for journalists, a report said. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) marked World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday by releasing The Road […]