Machil avalanche: Body of missing soldier recovered

Srinagar: Army on Saturday recovered body of a soldier who was swept away by an avalanche that stuck its post in Machil sector along the Line of Control in Kashmir district on Thursday. The body of W Lampa Konyak (belt no. 4369289-W) was recovered with the help of sniffer dogs, a local news agency GNS […]

Anantnag registers 5120 construction labourers for benefits

SRINAGAR: District Anantnag has registered 5120 construction workers for providing them benefits offered by the government under Labour Department, an official spokesperson said on Friday. According to the spokesperson, a meeting of Labour Department and representatives of Constructional Workers Union was held under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Anantnag, Farooq Ahmad Lone in which […]

Ghani Gliders begin Delhi T20 tournament campaign on winning tone

SRINAGAR: Ghani Gliders started their campaign in a Delhi T20 tournament on a winning note, beating a Bihar Cricket Association club by seven wickets. Batting first BCA team were bundled out for a paltry total of 87 runs. Jehangir Lone, Irfan Dar, Amir Aziz and Riyaz Kachra took two wickets each for Ghani Gliders(GG). In […]

Santosh Trophy: JKFA announce probables

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Football Association has announced 24 probables for the 68th edition of Santosh Trophy-a premier inter-state soccer tourney in Indian domestic circuit-starting January 31 at Delhi. The team will be accompanied by three officials from the JKFA that include Muhammad Shafi Nari as head coach, . Majid Yousuf Dar (Manager Sports […]

Highway status: Jammu-Sgr traffic today

SRINAGAR: One-way traffic will continue to ply on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, the Valley’s link with outside world, and on Friday vehicles will be allowed to move from Jammu towards Srinagar, official said. “On Friday, the traffic will move from Jammu to Srinagar, and no vehicle will be allowed to move from Srinagar,” Deputy Inspector General […]

Avalanche hits Army post in Machil

Srinagar: A soldier was killed after an Army post came under an avalanche in Machil sector of north Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district on Thursday, reports said. “Two soldiers belonging to Army’s 5 ASSAM (D Company) were buried alive when a snow avalanche hit their post near Muthal top in Machil sector on Thursday afternoon,” a […]

Deport foreign nationals languishing in jails: SHRC

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Thursday called for deporting foreign nationals who have served their term but are still incarcerated at jails in “gross violation of basic human rights.” A team of the rights panel led by Rafiq Fida, inspected “almost all jails including Central Jail Jammu, where it found several inmates who […]

HC stays selection of 18 docs under HRHM

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has stayed the selection list of 18 medical doctors for district Kupwara under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). A bench of Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar stayed the selection list after its attention was drawn to a communication by Assistant director (ISM) Kupwara to director (ISM) J&K, stating that District Health […]

Sahai felicitates J&K Police sports personal

SRINAGAR: The Additional Director General of Police Armed, SM Sahai Thursday felicitated J&K Police sports personnel for their excellent performance during the year 2013, a police statement issued here said. Jammu and Kashmir Police had bagged 15 gold, 10 silver and 28 bronze medals in different sports events during the year 2013 and the recently […]