Land for travelers mart Lakhanpur identified: Minister

JAMMU: Minister for Planning Labour and Employment, Ajay Kumar Sadhotra informed the House that for the construction of Travellers Mart at Lakhanpur, which is part of Lakhanpur-Bani-Basholi-Sarthal Circuit, 213 kanals of land were identified. It comprises 98 kanals and 2 marlas belonging to Punjab Government (Irrigation Department), 69 Kanals and 15 marlas of State land […]

Aryans selects 23 Valley students for scholarship

SRINAGAR: Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh has selected 23 Kashmiri students for scholarship during its two-day admission-counseling program, a group spokesperson said on Friday. “The two-day counseling, which concluded on Friday received overwhelming response besides 212 students participated in merit cum means scholarship of the Aryans Group,” the spokesperson said. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans […]

BGSBU organises exhibition on business personalities

RAJOURI: Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University organised a one-day exhibition on “The Globally Renowned Business Personalities” in the campus here on Friday, a varsity spokesperson said. The objective of the exhibition, organized by the School of Management Studies, was to acquaint the students with the leading business personalities of the state, India and the world […]

Govt bans Russian poplar trees in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: District Magistrate Srinagar has imposed ban on sale, purchase and plantation of Russian poplar tree species in Srinagar city, an official handout said Friday. Anybody found contravening this order shall be booked under relevant provisions of law, it said. Due to plantation and mushroom growth of Russian poplars in and around Srinagar, the pollens […]

4 gamblers arrested in Karan Nagar

Srinagar: Police on Friday arrested four gamblers from Karan Nagar here and recovered stake money of Rs 55,000 from the scene. Station House Officer of Karan Nagar, Mohammad Isaaq arrested four gamblers while gambling in a public place, a police spokesman said. He identified the arrested gamblers as Rafiq Ahmad Darzi, son of Ghulam Mohammad, […]

38 people stranded due to snowfall rescued

SRINAGAR: As many as 38 persons, including two women and a child, stranded due to heavy snowfall were rescued by the Army at Nasta Chunn Pass in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Around 9.30 PM yesterday, Army deployed at Nasta Chunn Pass received information that six vehicles with 35 males, two ladies and one […]

Lolab protests: 3 held on charges of spreading rumour

SRINAGAR: The Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested three persons including two brothers for allegedly floating rumours in Lolab valley of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district describing the seven alleged militants killed by army as civilians. Imam Ghulam Rasool Lone son of Ghulam Ahmed and two brothers Saqib Lone and Bilal […]

Pathribal fake encounter represents India’s oppressive attitude against Kashmir: Malik

Pathribal fake encounter represents India’s oppressive attitude against Kashmir: Malik

Srinagar: Describing Pathribal fake encounter as “symbol of India’s oppressive attitude against the people of the state, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Thursday said that it will go ahead with the proposed protest rally in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar against giving clean chit to killers. JKLF spokesman said in a statement that “people of […]

Gurez: Stranded passengers to be airlifted today

BANDIPORA: Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora has asked those passengers who have registered themselves for airlifting to Gurez, to be present at Sunarwani helipad on February 28 at 9 a.m. An official statement said that the passengers will be airlifted in case of fair weather as the sorties have been arranged for the purpose. “Similarly, the […]