Around 50,000 candidates appears in CLAT-2017

Around 50,000 candidates from all over the Country have appeared in Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) today on 138 centres in 65 different Cities in India. The exam is being conducted by Chanakya National Law University, Patna for the admission in 2200 seats in 18 National Universities of Law in India. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, […]

Five injured in road mishaps

Five persons were injured in different road mishaps across Kashmir Valley, a police spokesman said. He said that a Maruti car bearing registration number JK01C-2994 hit and injured a minor girl identified as Muntaha resident of Punzwa at Vilgam. The injured was shifted to Vilgam Hospital for treatment. Police has registered a case in this […]

Report Titled “Why are People Protesting in Kashmir,” Released

A comprehensive report on 2016 turmoil titled “Why are People Protesting in Kashmir” was released this week at a function in New Delhi. A 58 page report came out after a group of citizens visited valley in November 2016 to “understand first-hand the situation of the people of the Kashmir valley that emerged in the […]

Chief Secretary visits Pattan

Chief Secretary, B B Vyas, today visited Pattan to review the progress of work on the under-construction 30-bedded Sub- District Trauma Hospital here. Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Rohit Kansal, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, and other senior officers accompanied the Chief Secretary during the visit. The officials of the R&B Department, which […]

Shopian shuts for fourth consecutive day

Shopian town of South Kashmir observed a shutdown Sunday on fourth consecutive day. The shutdown is being observed against the ‘disappearance’ of a local youth Zubair Ahmad Turray. Reports said that shops and business establishments remained closed while as traffic also remained off the roads however private vehicles were plying. Locals are demanding Zubair’s whereabouts. […]

DC reviews arrangements for holy month of Ramadan

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today convened a meeting with senior officers of different department to review the arrangements made by the district administration for smooth celebration of holy month of Ramadan. Joint Commissioner SMC Syed Abdul Qasim, Deputy Director CA&FCS and other officials were present in this meeting. Calling for ensuring the […]

SKIMS Holds free medical camp at Bijbehara

Sher-e-kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura organised a free medical camp at Government Girls Higher Secondary Bijbehara. Director SKIMS, Prof (Dr) A G Ahanger along with team of doctors treated hundreds of patients in the camp. The camp began at 9 in the morning and continued till 5 PM. “Around 500 people visited the camp […]

Minister conducts late night extensive tour of Srinagar city

In order to check the availability and status of power supply and functioning of street lights in Srinagar City, Minister of State for Hajj & Auqaf, PHE and Irrigation & Flood Control, Power Development, Industries & Commerce,  Farooq Ahmad Andrabi conducted an extensive tour of various areas of city late last night. Chief Engineer PDD […]

Driver involved in hit and run case arrested, injured minor succumbs

  A Scorpio vehicle bearing registration number HR5I AP-O671 hit and injured a minor namely Huzaif Ahmad Khatana Son of  Muneeb Ahmad Khatana resident of Dandipora on Sunday. The injured minor was shifted to Sub District Hospital Kokernag for treatment where from he was shifted to District Hospital Anantnag, but succumbed to his injuries on […]

Shopian youth who escaped police custody joins militants, releases video 

Zubair Ahmad Turray, a youth of south Kashmir’s Shopian town has joined militant ranks after he escaped the police custody last week. Zubair on Sunday released a video clip of five minutes announcing his joining of militancy. Seen in army fatigue and automatic rifles and ammunition in the foreground, Zubair describes the reasons behind his decision of […]