Kashmir University observes World Disability Day

Need to adopt inclusive approach, ensure equal opportunities for specially-abled persons: Prof Talat

Kashmir University observes World Disability Day

    Srinagar: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad Thursday called for an all-inclusive approach to ensure that specially-abled persons get equal opportunities in every aspect of life. He was addressing as chief guest a function, organised by the varsity’s Department of Students Welfare (DSW) in collaboration with Composite Regional Centre (CRC) Srinagar, to […]

Jammu Taxi operators body thanks govt for extending life of commercial vehicles

Srinagar: Jammu Tourist Taxi Operators Federation on Thursday thanked the J&K government for extending the life of commercial vehicles beyond fifteen years. Chairman of the federation, Inderjeet Sharma, while speaking at a press conference said that the amendment was a persistent demand from them without which 60 percent commercial vehicles would have been off the […]

Hand grenade recovered near Gujjar Mandi in Rajouri: Police

Hand grenade recovered near Gujjar Mandi in Rajouri: Police

  Rajouri: Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday claimed to have recovered a hand grenade near Gujjar Mandi market in Rajouri town of Jammu division. Senior Superintendent of Police, Rajouri, Chandan Kohli said that based on a specific tip-off, a team headed by SHO Rajouri Sameer Jillani recovered the grenade on the roadside between Gujjar […]

Traffic to remain suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway for 4 days in December

Traffic to remain suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway for 4 days in December

Srinagar: Authorities on Thursday said that owing to maintenance and undertaking “major repairs” on National Highway-44, the Srinagar-Jammu highway would be closed for traffic on December 4,11,18 and 25. In a communique to ADGP traffic, Jammu, Deputy Director PWD has requested him to notify the dates, which have been kept as “traffic dry days” on […]

Army soldier shoots self dead in Shopian

Army soldier shoots self dead in Shopian

Srinagar:An Army soldier shot himself dead in south-Kashmir’s Shopain district late Thursday night, officials said. They said that the soldier identified as Chandra Patil of 62 Headquarters shot himself with his service rifle, while on duty at Zawoora Manloo. The cause of him taking this extreme step remains unknown for the time being, they said. […]

452 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 4,951

452 new COVID-19 cases in J&K; active cases 4,951

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 452 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 1,11,130. Out of the total cases, 1,04,471 have already recovered and 1,708 have died leaving a total of 4,951 active cases as on date, the government’s media bulletin reads. Of the cases reported today, 194 were reported in Kashmir […]

KU-HED organise webinar on Mainstreaming Disaster Management

    Srinagar: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad Wednesday called for mainstreaming disaster management into academia and development policy to put in place a robust disaster response system on the ground. Addressing as chief guest the inaugural session of a day-long webinar “Mainstreaming Disaster Management in Higher Educational Institutions”, Prof Talat said the […]

Army man arrested for allegedly molesting woman in Uri

  Uri:: Police on Wednesday arrested an army soldier for allegedly molesting a 36-year-old woman at Paranpeelan area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. A senior police official said that the army soldier belonging to 173 TA of Engineering section identified as Hawaldar Parvaiz Hussain presently attached with 18 MLI Bandi in Uri was […]

DDC polls witness above 48 percent turnout

DDC polls witness above 48 percent turnout

Voting percentage in Jammu (65.54) twice as much as in Kashmir (33.34) Srinagar: The second phase of District Development Council elections on Tuesday recorded 48.62% voter turnout, four percent less than the first phase. “A total of 377401 voters including 201792 males and 175609 females out of 795118 voters voted to choose their representatives in […]