J-K govt announces deadline for completion of work on Tagore Hall

JAMMU: The ongoing work at Tagore Hall would be completed by coming May, Jammu and Kashmir government said as it announced a timeframe for the renovation project. Replying to a question by NC member Devender Singh Rana in the Legislative Councilon Saturday, J-K Minister for Housing and Culture, Raman Bhalla, said that the expected date […]

Protest against oppression is people’s fundamental right: Jama’at

SRINAGAR: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir Saturday said that people of the state have been deprived of democratic rights as fascism disguised as democracy has been imposed in the state. “To prevent people from protesting against the oppression and atrocities, which is their right, amounts to providing justification to these undemocratic acts,” a statement issued by […]

LA passes resolution to check female foeticide

JAMMU: The Legislative Assembly Friday adopted a resolution seeking  measures to check the menace of female foeticide in the state. The resolution was moved by Chowdarty Zulfkar Ali and Nizam-ud-Din Bhat. Several members spoke in support of the resolution. Winding up the discussion on the resolution, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Taj Mohi-ud-Din said […]

MGNREGA employees seek regularization, hike in salary

Srinagar: The staff working under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has demanded the government regularize them. The staff said that they have been working for last four years and should now be absorbed and regularized in the Rural Development Department. “We urge government to raise our salary which has remained stagnant for […]

2 burglars held in B’pora: Police

Srinagar: Police have arrested two burglars and recovered stolen goods from their possession in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. For the past few months there were incidents of burglary in Bandipora town and adjoining areas, following which a special team was constituted and investigation taken up, a  police spokesman said, adding that two suspected people were […]

Avalanche warning for Nowgam, Kaiyan in Kashmir

Avalanche warning for Nowgam, Kaiyan in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A medium-danger avalanche warning was issued Thursday by the authorities in the high-altitude areas of Nowgam and Kaiyan areas of Kashmir following fresh snowfall. The warning was issued by the Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Authority on the basis of information provided by the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE). “People living in […]

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 […]

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 […]

B’pora: Pre-Lok Adalat settles 101 cases

BANDIPORA: A pre-Lok Adalat was held under the supervision of Principal District and Sessions Judge, Bandipora, Haq Nawaz Zargar at District Court Complex Bandipora and Munsiff Court Complex, Sumbal from February 24 to 26. As many as 180 cases of different nature were taken up during the pre-Lok Adalat, out of which 101 cases were […]

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