Aasiya Andrabi’s police remand extended

A local court has extended the judicial remand of Dukhtaran-e-Milat Chairperson Aasiya Andrabi for two more days. Andrabi and her associate Fehmeda Sofi are currently lodged in Women’s Police Station Rambagh. A police party form Soura and Zakoora police stations arrested Aasiya Andrabi from her Soura residence on April 26.  She was booked under section […]

Think why Kashmiri youth is up in arms, Shabir Shah to Centre

Chairman, Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah, on Monday, asked New Delhi to ponder over why the new generation of Kashmir is up in arms against them. He said that only those who represent a ‘weak stand’ run away from talks. Shah said the peace of the subcontinent is linked with Kashmir and all […]

World Red Cross Day celebrated in Srinagar

In connection with World Red Cross Day, various programmes highlighting the significance of the Day were held today at Government Higher Secondary School Kothi Bagh, Srinagar. To mark the Day and promote its humanitarian values Blood Donation Camp, Painting Competition and Seminar was organized by State chapter of Indian Red Cross Society at the school. […]

Sopore residents face traffic fury, appeal authorities for intervention

Passengers and commuters in Sopore in Baramulla are aghast with the administration and traffic police for failing to manage the vehicular flow in the town. The aggrieved residents said that increased traffic flow and lack of traffic management have made their travel difficult. Fayaz Ahmad, a resident of Sopore said that he is unable to […]

Pahalgam Khanbal road in shambles, authorities unmoved

The much a talked about Khanbal-Pahalgam (KP) road is in a dilapidated condition. The bad condition of the road is giving a tough time to the commuters who have been demanding for its immediate repairs. A group of locals said the road has been in a pathetic condition for the past two years now and […]

Sale of vegetables seedlings starts at Lal Mandi

To give boost to vegetable production in Kashmir Division, Department of Agriculture today inaugurated third phase of sale of vegetable seedlings at Kitchen Garden in Lalmandi Srinagar. The third phase is being held under the supervision of Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Andrabi. Seedlings of brinjal, chilly, tomato, cucumber, squashes and capsicum worth Rs. 70,000 […]

‘World Red Cross Day’ observed across Jammu

With ‘Everywhere for everyone’ as theme of this year’s celebration, the World Red Cross Day was today observed by various organizations across different parts of Jammu division. Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Jammu, organized a function to mark the birth anniversary of Jean Henry Dunant, the founder of Red Cross Movement and recipient of first […]

Construction work of railway line to proceed uninterrupted: Minister

Highlighting the importance of ongoing prestigious development projects of railways in the district, Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda today said each necessary help would be provided to the construction companies in the district.   The Minister was chairing a meeting of district administration, companies, engineers and other concerned to discuss and resolve […]

Mehbooba seeks technology transfer from Norway in developing various sectors

Ambassador of Norway, Nil Ragnar called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here this evening. During the meeting, the Norwegian Ambassador briefed the Chief Minister about the interventions by his Government in India particularly in technology transfer, fisheries, wind energy, water treatment, hydro power and maternal health. The Norwegian Ambassador informed the Chief Minister that […]