Srinagar, May 22: If you have healthy levels of vitamin D, you are less likely to get severe disease from the novel coronavirus, said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday in a communiqué. “Having adequate levels of vitamin D reduces your risk of dying from Covid-19,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “People with […]
Srinagar, May 19: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday vehemently opposed Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Order, 2020 and Jammu and Kashmir Grant of Domicile Certificate ( Procedure) Rules 2020. In a statement released to press, the Party has stated that both the S.O 1229 (E) Domicile law and S.O 166 […]
Srinagar: Following an incident of fire breaking out before dawn today at Hazratbal area the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary visited the affected families to console them and assess the damage from the tragic incident. It is notable that 5 houses were damaged and a total of 10 families affected in the fire […]
With profound grief and sorrow, it is informed that Mehra Begam wife of late Ghulam Mohammad Khan of Hazratbal Srinagar passed away on April 22 after a brief illness. “We request all nears and dears that the condolence shall be for three days only,” the bereaved family said.
Srinagar: In view of COVID-19 outbreak, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor and overall in-charge of Coronavirus Control Efforts (CCE) for Kashmir Division, Baseer Ahmad Khan, on Thursday said that the health of the people is his prime concern. To achieve cent percent results, The Advisor is holding a series of meeting on daily basis to review […]
Srinagar: Authorities continued restrictions on Wednesday in Kashmir where four covid-19 patients have been officially confirmed. A day after three persons, including a 22-year-old youth, tested positive for covid-19, tougher restrictions have been imposed across the valley. Police and paramilitary forces have been imposed in strengthen. Police is also making announcements through public address systems, […]
Srinagar: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat arrived in Srinagar on a two day visit to the Valley on Thursday to review the prevailing security situation. The army chief accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh and Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen KJS Dhillon visited the formations and units deployed in the hinterland […]
Qazigund: JKNC Devsar held a day long party worker’s convention under the leadership of Mohammad Rafiq Khan here on Tuesday While addressing the well gathering of party worker’s at Dakbanglow Qazigund Khan appealed people of Devsar to join hands with National Conference for a new beginning, away from sadness and cynicism. which will give […]
Basharat Rashid Tral: In the absence of a bridge, Gujjar students of Bangidar village of this south Kashmir use a log to cross a gushing nallah to reach school every day. The alleged indifference of the authorities to address their long pending demand make the travel to school a risky affair particularly during rains which […]
Srinagar: J&K Bank, which is the convener SLBC, today conducted four back to back Block Level Banker’s Committee (BLBC) meetings for the blocks Harwan, Khonmoh, Qamarwari and Srinagar to review the progress achieved in flow of credit to priority sector, sponsored schemes, financial inclusion and digital penetration during the quarter ended June 2019. Convened by […]
Srinagar: Army goodwill school Ziran celebrated its annual day on Tuesday under the aegis of Chinar Gunners with great enthusiasm and fervor. According to organisers the performance by Junior students enthralled the audience, and the performance by the senior students exhibited their talent in skits, Ladakhi dance, dance of women empowerment, Kashmiri Rouf, Bhangra, […]
Anantnag: A Personal Security officer posted with National Conference leader was shot at by unknown gunmen in Hiller area of Anantnag district in South Kashmir. Sources said that a PSO identified as Riyaz Ahmed was rushed to District hospital Anantnag for treatment. More details awaited.
Srinagar: The government on Monday appointed former police officer and a BJP leader Farooq Khan, IPS (Retd), as Advisor to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. “Sanction is hereby accorded to the appointment of Shri Farooq Khan, IPS (Retd), as Advisor to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir with effect from the date he assumes […]
In Pictures: Leaders Of Different Political Parties, Officials And Children Offer Tributes To 13 July 1931 Martyrs
The pictures taken by INS Lensman Zargar Zahoor at Martyrs Graveyard In Srinagar On Saturday, July 13, 2019
Srinagar: Authorities imposed curbs in Nowhatta area of Old Srinagar on Friday, marking the 3rd death anniversary of Sajad Ahmad Gilkar, who was killed along with two other militant associates, one of them a Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander, in an encounter with government forces in Budgam district of central Kashmir on this day in 2017. Reports said […]
Ganderbal: Tehsildar Ganderbal, Dr. Mohd Iqbal Malik along a team of revenue officials today conducted anti- encroachment drive in Malshibagh area to retrieve the State land. During the drive about two Kanal of state land at prime location was retrieved from the encroachers besides demolished illegal structure constructed on the said land. Speaking on the […]
SRINAGAR: Pursuant to the declaration of Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) as an unlawful association, the Unlawful Activities Prevention Tribunal will hold sittings at Divisional Commissioners office Jammu on July 13, 2019 from 10.30 am onwards. The Tribunal is being presided over by Judge Delhi High Court Justice Chander Shekhar. Accordingly, all those who are interested in giving […]
Srinagar: The Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Thursday expressed grief over the death of Nazir Ahmad Bhat in a mysterious blast at Chaddar area of Kulgam district. The Advisor in his condolence message has conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul and early recovery of […]
The Centre on Tuesday avoided replying whether it was planning to conduct a delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir to “remove regional imbalance in the State.” All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi raised a question in the Lok Sabha whether Jammu and Kashmir had not been included in the delimitation exercise taken up in the country […]
By Peerzada Waseem Baramulla: Fifty lakh rupees have been stolen from the safe of Gulmarg Gondola, officials said on Monday. MD Gulmarg Cable Car Corporation Shameem Ahmad said that fifty lakh rupees have been stolen on Sunday evening. Officials said that police has been informed about the theft and they have began a probe […]
Srinagar: National Conference on Monday held its youth meeting in Hazratabal area of Srinagar district. The meeting in hazratbal block has elected Majid Pahan as youth president Jammu and Kashmir National conference. The meeting was attended by senior NC leader Nasir Aslam Wani and Salman Sagar.
Udhampur: Fire erupted in Manthal forest area in Udhampur district of Jammu division, officials said on Saturday. According to officials the fire has been doused and brought under control by the Police party of PP Tikri , Forest guards and F& ES. p
Srinagar: Amnesty International India on Wednesday said that the government has denied it the permission to hold an event in Srinagar. A spokesperson of Amnesty said that the organisation is cancelling the press briefing that was scheduled at 2 pm on 12th June at Hotel Radisson, Srinagar. “We have been told that we have been denied […]
Srinagar: Having convicted six out of the seven accused in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, a court in Pathankot will announce quantum of punishment at 1600 hours. Earlier the announcement was expected at 1400 hours. Three of the accused, Sanj Ram (main accused), Deepak Khujuria and Parvesh Kumar alias Mannu […]
Anantnag: Gunfight between militants anf governement forces in Nowgam Shahabad area of Anantnag district on Saturday morning. Earlier a joint team of forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation to flush out hiding militants. Sources said that the operation was launched following specific input that militants are hiding in the area. The anti militancy operation […]
Poonch: An Army man was injured in an IED blast along line of Control in Poonch district on Friday. According to reports the blast took place along LOC in Salotri area. The injured army man has been identified as Kailash Chand of 39 RR. He has been airlifted to Udhampur.
By Peerzada Waseem Sopore: Two cops received splinter injuries of a grenade explosion in a suspected militant attack on police station Sopore in district Baramulla. SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal confirmed to INS that the grenade was hurled towards the forces installation in the area. Forces have cordoned off the area and launched searched to nab […]
Srinagar: The prolonged rainy spell would slump into a subdued phase for at least three days as the meteorological department on Friday forecast “pleasant weather” till weekend. The weather forecast is something that must give some respite to the people of the rain-drenched Kashmir Valley.”Very pleasant weather conditions for next 3 days. Only very light […]
Maternity/Pediatric Hospital Bemina to be converted into a full-fledged 500 Super-Specialty Children’s Hospital
Srinagar: In a major decision aimed to promote the health of children and provide them adequate healthcare facilities, the SAC which met here on 29.05.2019 under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik has approved conversion of entire 200-bedded Maternity Hospital and 300-bedded Pediatrics Hospital at Bemina, Srinagar into a full-fledged 500-bedded Children Hospital. Provision […]
Srinagar: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday made his maiden visit to Siachen, the world’s highest battle field. The defence minister, accompanied by General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, arrived at the Thoise air field and was received by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, GOC-in-C, Northern Command. After exchange of greetings and a quick orientation […]
By Mir Showkat Ganderbal: In a bid to create awareness about the harmful effects of smoking among the public, Government Boys Middle School Rangil in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district held a rally on the occasion of World Anti-Tabacco day on Thursday. The rally, which began from the school covered several places of the town. Chanting various […]
Srinagar: Kashmir Harvard Educational Institute was crowned as Best Educational Institute in two categories at International School Awards held at Chitkara University on recently. Over 500 schools participated. The school bagged an award for ‘Best Infrastructure’ of the year 2019 as well as for ‘teaching excellence’. “Credit goes to the management, teaching and non-teaching staff, […]
Srinagar: Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam on Monday directed the Administrative Secretaries to quickly move ahead with the execution of projects/schemes upon cessation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC). “Now that Lok Sabha Elections and MCC are over, it is time to quickly move on with the developmental work” he observed. Chairing a meeting of […]
Srinagar: Former finance minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Friday evening called on Satya Pal Malik, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, at Rajbhavan. Bukhari brought various issues of public importance into the notice of the Honb’le Governor. The former minister also discussed about the progress on various Central and State Government developmental schemes under […]
By Mir Showkat, Tassaduq Hussain, Sameer Ahmad, Bashrat Rasheed Ganderbal, Kupwara, Annatnag, Pulwama: Hundreds of students from different parts of Kashmir Valley on Monday voiced their protests against the gruesome rape of a minor girl from Sumbal Bandipora and demanded exemplary punishment to culprit. Ganderbal Students of Degree college and Central University Ganderbal staged a […]
By Ovais Gull Srinagar: There seems no headway over the shifting of Dal dwellers to other designated place as authorities have failed to expedite the rehabilitation process. Earlier, the High Court in September last year appointed a three-member expert committee to file a comprehensive report on Dal Lake and suggest measures for its conservation. The committee […]
Srinagar: P.L. Gupta, Chief Vigilance Commissioner, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Gupta briefed Governor about the functioning of the Vigilance Commission and the Anti-Corruption Bureau. Governor emphasized the crucial importance of these two institutions working without fear and favour to ensure that corrupt elements are effectively dealt with.
Srinagar: Anand Jain, Director Anti Corruption Bureau, J&K, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Jain briefed Governor about functioning of the Bureau and about the work being done to investigate complaints of corruption and take them to their logical end. Governor advised Jain to launch a vigorous campaign for […]
Bashir Ahmad Lone of Bohri kadal Srinagar passed away on May 3. His congregation ‘fateh khwani’ will be held at ancestral graveyard at Malkha near Mirwaiz Maqbara at 10:30 a.m. on May 7. Thereafter a condolence meeting will be held at Shahi Hamdaan Community hall at GankhanZaina Kadal Srinagar.
Srinagar: Dr Kaiser Ahmad Kaul was on Friday given charge of the Principal Government Medical College Srinagar. Dr Kaul, Head of Department of Pediatrics, GMC, was given the charge as an interim arrangement in consequence to the directions by the Jammu and Kashmir high court, according to an order passed by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir […]
Srinagar: On Friday 3rd May 2019 Orphans in Need, a charitable organisation embarked on distributing Iftar and Suhoor widow and orphan food parcels for the Holy Month of Ramadan. 3,000 beneficiaries gathered to collect their Ramadan food parcel at Sher-e-Kashmir Park, Srinagar. The beneficiaries who received these food parcels were all widows who live below […]
Srinagar: Elder brother of Prof. Abdul Majid Mattoo (Former Registrar Kashmir University), Haji Gulam Mohammad Mattoo, passed away on Thursday (May 2). According to the family sources, his Rasm-e-Churam will be held on May 5 at Kandahama Beerwah. Meanwhile people from different walks of life have expressed condolence over the demise of Haji Gulam Mohammad […]
Srinagar: Voting picked up with an overall polling percentage of 6.67 being reported from Kulgam district, one of the four districts in Anantnag Lok Sabha parliamentary elections, in the first six hours on Monday. Polling is underway in Kulgam, Noorabad, Homeshalibugh and Devsar assembly segments in the second leg of 3-phased election to Anantnag Lok […]
Srinagar: The State government on Tuesday ordered transfer of six officers in the interest of administration and two separate orders in this effect were passed with concurrence from election commission amid model code of conduct. According to the first order issued here, Farooq Ahmad Lone (IAS), Special Secretary, Social Welfare Department, looking alter the work […]
New Delhi: Following a massive backlash over her comments against late police officer Hemand Karkare BJP leader Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has apologized and said she is “taking back her words”. Pragya had boasted about her “curse” on Karkare but following apology she called him a ‘martyr’. “If my remarks made enemies happy, then I […]
By Mir Showkat Ganderbal: Chairman Municipal committee Ganderbal Advocate Altaf along with 10 councilors joined National Conference in the presence of party vice president Omar Abdullah and Former MLA Ganderbal Sheikh Ishfaq jabbar at Gupkar on Tuesday.
Zia Darakshan I have spent almost three years in Brazil and experienced life in a different shade when compared to my conflict-ridden home place – Kashmir. Amid most beautiful experiences, I came face to face with a most ugly scenario of Brazil where young girl children , mostly from slum areas, were pushed into flesh […]
Suhail Punjabi Srinagar: Over two hundreds passenger vehicles were stranded on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Banihal as authorities halt them on the thoroughfare amid visit of NIA team after a private car went up in flames near a CRPF vehicle after an explosion, apparently caused by a gas cylinder, around the Jawahar Tunnel in Ramban district. […]
Jammu: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the creation of 33 posts in Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu and Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar. The posts include 1 post each of Chief Occupational Therapist, Head Occupational Therapist, Senior Occupational Therapist, Junior […]
Complete shutdown is being observed across Kashmir Valley against the imposition of ban on socio political organisation Jamat e Islami J&K , arrest spree and the recent amendments in Article 35 A. The call for shutdown was given by valley based trade fraternity and was supported by Awami Action Committee as well. “From the ban […]