Student protests, clashes welcome Darbar offices

  Student protests, tear gas shelling and aerial firing marked the first day of Darbar offices which resumed on Monday in civil Secretariat here. Massive protests by students erupted in various parts of Kashmir against the detention of their mates by police over past weeks for their participation in protests. At least seven students of […]

Governor gets brief on security

Governor N.N. Vohra Monday held a series of meetings in which he was briefed about the maintenance of Law and Order and Internal Security related issues by B.B. Vyas, Chief Secretary, Dr. S.P. Vaid, DGP; Lt. Gen. J.S. Sandhu, GOC 15 Corps and the heads of Central Intelligence Agencies. Raj Bhavan Spokesman stated that besides […]

15 year old boy drowns

A 15 years old boy drowned in a nallah in border town Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district this afternoon. Reports said that Mohammad Hafeez, a 9th class student and a resident of Charunda, Uri went to take a bath in Haji Peer nallah where he eventually drowned. Meanwhile, the body of the student is […]

Not every youth is a stone-pelter: Mehbooba

  Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Monday said that not every youth in Kashmir is a stone-pelter and that the Jammu and Kashmir state was crown of India. Speaking to reporters on the side-lines of the opening of the Civil Secretariat offices in Srinagar today, Mehbooba called upon making  efforts to take the state out of […]

V-Mart reports over 1000 Cr turnover for FY-17

V-Mart Retail Ltd, North India’s leading and fastest growing retail chain, has reached a major milestone in its journey by crossing the benchmark Rs 1000 crore in turnover. The milestone is all the more significant in the stressed brick and mortar retail environment due to growing clout of ecommerce platforms. The company has announced its […]

Dealers selling counter brand pesticides cautioned

Director Agriculture Kashmir, Altaf Aijaz Andrabi on Monday cautioned the dealers who are dealing with spurious quality of pesticides in the Kashmir region while reviewing the progress. He said law enforcement agency of the department have seized spurious pesticides worth Rs. 100 Lakhs during the last two months from dealers across the valley. Addressing the […]

Minister announces Wildlife Sanctuary for Tral

Minister for Forest, Ecology & Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh, Monday announced that a Wildlife Sanctuary will be developed in Tral area of Pulwama district. The Minister said this while chairing 11th meeting of the Standing Committee of State Board for Wildlife here today. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Forests, Secretary Tourism & Education, […]

CUK holds induction programme for newly admitted students

Central University of Kashmir (CUK) today organised an induction programme for the fresh batches of students of various integrated programmes of the University at Nowgam-I academic campus here. Addressing the students, Registrar, Prof. Mohammad Afzal Zargar welcomed them and congratulated the Director admissions and his team for conducting the entrance examination for admission to integrated […]

Medico body launches portal

  Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today launched its website at a function in SMHS hospital. The website goes live today and is located at www.doctorsassociationkashmir.com       Speaking on the occasion, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan said that the website would allow people to access detailed health information with ease. “The site will inform, educate […]

3 educational institutions to remain closed

According to the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, class work at Government Degree College Handwara, Government Boys Higher Secondary School Handwara and Government Girls Higher Secondary School Handwara shall remain closed on May 9 (Tuesday) as a precautionary measure. Guest