Chairman J&K Bank condoles demise of branch manager

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank Chairman on behalf of all the members of J&K Bank fraternity on Monday expressed condolences on the untimely demise of Mohammad Yousuf Khanday, Senior Executive, lastly posted as Branch Head B/U Turkawangam in Shopian. Expressing solidarity with the bereaved family, Chairman J&K Bank, Parvez Ahmed said, “I am deeply pained and saddened […]

CTA hails appointment of new KU registrar

SRINAGAR: The J&K College Teachers Association (CTA) has welcomed the decision of Chancellor kashmir University, Satya Pal Malik, governor of the state and Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad to appoint Dr Nisar Ahmad Mir as Registrar Kashmir University. In a statement issued here, Prof Tariq Ashai, President CTA has said that Dr. Nisar Ahmad Mir is […]

Highway could be closed today

Highway could be closed today

Srinagar: The taffic department on Sunday said that a decision about allowing vehicular traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway will be taken on Monday. As per advisory issued by weather department, Kashmir is likely to witness heavy snowfall and rains in next 24 hours leading to disruption in traffic on the 300km long highway. Therefore decision regarding […]

Climbers shrug off harsh weather, vow to scale K2, Nanga Parbat

Climbers shrug off harsh weather, vow to scale K2, Nanga Parbat

GILGIT/ISLAMABAD: While harsh weather conditions at high altitudes are making it difficult for three foreign expedition teams, which are attempting to scale the world’s second highest peak K2 and the ‘killer mountain’ Nanga Parbat, the mountaineers are determined to achieve their goals. The two K2 expedition teams are now teaming up to increase the chance […]

Market experts recommend JK Bank shares after strong Q3 results

Market experts recommend JK Bank shares after strong Q3 results

Srinagar: The JK Bank’s financial results for the third quarter of 2018-19 have won the thumbs-up from market experts, who are strongly recommending its shares. Major brokerage houses like Prabhudas Leeladhar, ICICI Direct, Anand Rathi and Elara Securities have said that the J&K Bank looks strong in the long-term perspective and at current prices its […]

Appallingly Callous

Appallingly Callous

In an appallingly callous incident, a women from Kupwara, was compelled to give birth to her baby on the roadside, after being refused admission by a prominent maternity hospital. The baby unfortunately died. The incident is , among other things, a reflection of the nature of critical health care delivery in Kashmir. There are multiple […]

JRL hails Pak SC’s verdict on constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan

JRL hails Pak SC’s verdict on constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Sunday hailed the decision of Pakistan Supreme Court over the constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), saying this verdict has laid the stress on the fact that till the issue of Kashmir stands unresolved, “Pak and India must ensure that the people of this region enjoy maximum rights for areas […]

Swine flu death toll in Kashmir higher than reported, claims DAK

Swine flu death toll in Kashmir higher than reported, claims DAK

Srinagar: While the official count of swine flu deaths so far this season in Kashmir valley was at 12, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday claimed the toll went underestimated as many flu deaths were unreported. “The actual number of flu deaths is higher than reported,” said DAK president and flu expert Dr Nisar ul […]