Protest at Gund Khwaja Qasim

Protest at Gund Khwaja Qasim

Baramulla: People of Gund Khawja Qasim Pattan protested against roads and buildings department and blocked Srinagar Muzafarabad road at Pattan on Monday. During protests the protesters also seized a road-roller of R&B department and were chanting slogans against contractor and R&B department. The protesters alleged that the contractor did not use sufficient and quality material […]

Govt slashes fee by 50% for nursing, architecture courses

Govt slashes fee by 50% for nursing, architecture courses

SRINAGAR: The Government today accorded sanction to 50 percent reduction in fee for Nursing and Architecture courses in Nursing Colleges at Srinagar and Jammu with additional 50 percent rebate for BPL category students. According to an order issued by the Commissioner Secretary Higher Education, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, the annual fee for BSc Nursing course […]

Dy CM condemns killing of soldier

SRINAGAR: The Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Singh on Monday expressed grief over the killing of Army soldier Naik Mudasir Ahmed, a resident of Tral, Pulwama, who was killed during the cross-border firing at Manjakote in Poonch district. Singh while expressing sympathies with the family of the soldier said that the sacrifices rendered by the jawans […]

China can change discourse of Kashmir issue: Geelani

China can change discourse of Kashmir issue: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday said the China’s growing interest in Kashmir can change the discourse of Kashmir issue. He said that the possibility of Jammu and Kashmir becoming a battle field can’t be ruled out as the situation could take a new turn. China recently offered to mediate in resolving […]

Rabies outbreak among cattle in Tangmarg

Rabies outbreak among cattle in Tangmarg

Baramulla: About two dozen domestic animals including cows, sheep and goats have died in villages across Tangmarg area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district over the past two weeks due to rabies. Villagers in Wussan, Bangil and other adjoining villages said that rabies broke out among their livestock due to dog bites. They feared that humans […]

Evasive promotions in Budgam edu department

Evasive promotions in Budgam edu department

SRINAGAR: Junior employees in education department of Budgam district have alleged that inaction of Directorate of School Education was holding up their promotion. An order (order no 2150 DSEK) for the promotion of the junior employees was issued on 7th November 2013, but the file for its implementation is yet to be signed by Director […]

Helicopter service launched on Srinagar-Kargil sector

Helicopter service launched on Srinagar-Kargil sector

KARGIL: Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar Sunday launched maiden commercial helicopter service between Kargil and Srinagar for the locals and the tourists. Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali, CEC LAHDC (Kargil) Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan, Vice Chairman KVIB Peerzada Mansoor Hussain, Director Tourism Kashmir, Mehmood Ahmad Shah and other senior officers of the district administration […]

Special Works Division to expedite work on Kargil-Zanaskar highway

Special Works Division to expedite work on Kargil-Zanaskar highway

Minister reviews progress of developmental projects in desert district KARGIL: Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar Sunday announced creation of a separate works division to expedite upgradation of Kargil-Zanaskar national highway. Highlighting the urgency of expediting work on Kargil-Zanaskar highway, the Minister said that it will usher a new era of economic development in the area. […]

UN resolutions only solution to Kashmir dispute: Dukhtaran

UN resolutions only solution to Kashmir dispute: Dukhtaran

SRINAGAR: Welcoming the statement of UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, on Kashmir, the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Sunday said there are existing UN resolutions for the implementation of the right to self-determination in the forum and that no other means can help in the peaceful resolution of the dispute. “There is no other option than implementing […]