Highway Land Compensation Scam| Vigilance files charge-sheet against 14 JK Bank officials in Rs 22 cr fraud

Highway Land Compensation Scam| Vigilance files charge-sheet against 14 JK Bank officials in Rs 22 cr fraud

State Vigilance Organisation today filed a supplementary charge-sheet against 14 bank employees for their alleged role in embezzlement of over Rs 22 crores from funds meant to compensate people whose lands were acquired in Pulwama district for four-laning of highway.

Kashmir University to resume work from July 1

Kashmir University to resume work from July 1

The class work in Kashmir University (KU) is likely to resume from Wednesday following a counselling session held for the students and their parents today.

Union Home Secy calls on CM

Union Home Secy calls on CM

Union Home Secretary, L C Goyal, called on the Chief Minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, here on Monday, an official spokesman said.

New Forest Policy to accord highest priority to environment: Mufti

Reiterating his commitment to frame a new Forest Policy that will primarily focus on environmental conservation, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today described stemming the loss of biodiversity as one of the biggest challenges for the Government.

Rajnath to visit Srinagar on July 1

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh would visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days beginning July 1 during which he would offer prayers at the Amarnath cave shrine.

JK has 55.68% overall backwardness: Dir NSSO

Jammu and Kashmir is largely a backward state, reveals the official data published in Census-2011 and Digest of Statistics 2012-13.

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Shaher-e-Khaas boy cracks IIT exam

Shaher-e-Khaas boy cracks IIT exam

A boy hailing from Hawal locality in Shaher-e-Khaas has cracked prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) exams.

Mehfil-e-Husni-Qirrat to be held at SKICC on July 4

Mehfil-e-Husni-Qirrat to be held at SKICC on July 4

Al Khuddam Group of Companies with support from various constituents of Kashmir Crafts and Tourism Conclave are organising a Mehfil-e- Husni-Qirrat (Quranic Recitation event) at SKICC on Saturday, July 4— to commemorate the revelation of Holy Qura'an.

Civil Secretariat gets state-of-the-art CCTV surveillance system

Civil Secretariat gets state-of-the-art CCTV surveillance system

With the inauguration of state-of-the-art Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras on Monday, the Civil Secretariat here now is under round-the-clock surveillance.

Thieves attack aged woman at Zainakote

An aged woman was on Monday beaten up by two thieves in her house at Zainakote Omarabad here

KUTA for upholding academic sanctity in KU

Kashmir University Teachers’ Association (KUTA) on Monday condemned the acts which they said “are aimed at disturbing the academic environment and bringing disrepute to the varsity.”

END GROWING TRAFFIC MESS IN CITY

THIS is in reference to the Traffic mess in Srinagar city. It has now become a daily routine to watch the long and intolerable vehicular queuing on Srinagar roads. This has led to various behavior problems in commuters like aggressiveness, stress, frustration, rude gestures and even verbal insults.

Rain storm turns day into night in Jammu

Rain storm turns day into night in Jammu

The Jammu and Kashmir received first major monsoon showers after parts of Jammu region witnessed lashing precipitation on Monday afternoon.

Bhim pitches for trifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir

Bhim pitches for trifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir

National Panthers Party (NPP) Chief Patron, Prof Bhim Singh, has called for ‘reorganization’ of the state, terming it as ‘the only way to end decades old conflict in J&K.’

JMC caught napping  amid waterlogging

JMC caught napping amid waterlogging

The first rainfall of the monsoon today exposed the preparedness of the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) as major nallahs in different areas of the city were choked with water making its entry into the homes thereby causing damage to the household items.

BJP committed to setup AIIMS in Jammu: Pathania

A BJP MLA today said that his party unanimously supports setting up of setting up of an AIIMS in Jammu region.

Priya Sethi honours eminent PROs of Jammu

The J&K Integration & Public Relation Society organised a function to felicitate Public Relation Officers of different organizations, here today.

Lal Singh orders eviction of encroachers from GMC land

Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Choudhary Lal Singh today ordered eviction of encroachers from the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) land near Resham Garh Colony, here.

Federation Cup-Kayaking & Canoeing| JK emerges as overall champion

Federation Cup-Kayaking & Canoeing| JK emerges as overall champion

J&K Kayaking and Canoeing team has emerged as overall champion in the National Federation Cup held at Pongdam in Himachal Pradesh.

Hafeez awaits India visa as deadline for ICC test is near end

Hafeez awaits India visa as deadline for ICC test is near end

Pakistan's experienced all-rounder, Muhammad Hafeez is due to fly to Chennai tomorrow for his bowling assessment test but is still awaiting a visa from the Indian authorities.

Irfan not to play in Ramadan T20s any more this season

Irfan not to play in Ramadan T20s any more this season

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has stopped tall left-arm pacer Muhammad Irfan from competing in the ongoing Ramadan Twenty20 events so that he faces no fitness issues ahead of team selection for the ODI series in Sri Lanka.

I want to help revive Indo-Pak cricket ties: Zaheer

The newly elected ICC President, Zaheer Abbas has said that despite being elevated to a ceremonial post he will do his best to revive India and Pakistan bilateral cricket series.

JKCA to appoint regional coaches

The J&K Cricket Association is planning to appoint separate local coaches for the two regions of the State.

Relief to bowlers: ICC drops Batting Powerplay from ODIs

In what will come as a relief to bowlers, ICC has decided to get rid of catchers in the first ten overs, removed the batting Powerplay and also allowed five fielders outside the 30-yard circle in the last ten overs of an innings in one-dayers.

Not a clash: SRK on releasing 'Raees' with Salman's 'Sultan'

Not a clash: SRK on releasing 'Raees' with Salman's 'Sultan'

For the industry, the Eid release of Salman Khan's "Sultan" and Shah Rukh Khan's "Raees" will be a clash of the Bollywood titans at the box office in 2016, but SRK says they are now both "good friends".

Facebook is monitoring videos you watch

Facebook is monitoring videos you watch

Facebook has yet again tinkered with its news feed algorithm - this time to show you more videos similar to ones you expand to full-screen, un-mute or opt to watch in HD.

Wish I could be just away from all: Big B

Wish I could be just away from all: Big B

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has carved a special place in audience’s heart in his over four decades long career, says he sometimes just wants to cut off from the world and immerse himself in the world of solitude.

Paris Hilton victim of prank on Egyptian TV show

Socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton has found herself on the receiving end of a terrifying plane crash joke at the hands of an Egyptian comedy show.

'Star Trek 3' starts filming in Canada

Filming for Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana starrer science fiction action film "Star Trek 3" has reportedly begun at the Squamish Boulders, a wildlife area near Squamish, British Columbia, Canada.

Jacqueline Fernandez begins workshops for 'Dhishoom'

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has started attending workshops for her upcoming action-comedy film "Dhishoom".

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