Mediation workshop organised in Handwara
Srinagar, Dec 9: A one day mediation and conciliation workshop was organised by District Legal Service Authority Kupwara at Town Hall Handwara on Sunday in which judicial officers of the district and members of Bar Association Kupwara and Handwara participated. The workshop was organised under More

APHC postpones seminar

Reiterates support to JKLF strike call

Srinagar, Dec 9: In view of the strike call given by the JKLF, the APHC has postponed its seminar on the eve of Human Rights Days on December 10. “The new date for the seminar would be announced soon,” said a spokesman of APHC.The APHC reiterated its support to the strike call on December More

NGEU Information deptt condoles demise
Srinagar, Dec 9: Non-Gazetted Employees Union of the Information Department, Kashmir Division has condoled the sad demise of wife of ex-joint Director Information, Kashmir, Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Gilkar and sister of ex-photo Officer, Feroz Jan, who passed away on Sunday December 9.  A condolence More

Renzu Shah felicitated
Srinagar, Dec 9: Various intellectuals and literally circles have felicitated Khawaja Renzu Shah for selection of his novel Zakmo Ki Saalgerah by Hyderabad University for M.Phil course.  Aalmi Urdu Federation J&K Chapter said this will encourage more novelists to find their place in wider More

Bazaz welcomes Mirwaiz’s meeting with KPs
New Delhi, Dec 9: Chairman of the Democratic Forum Pandit Bhushan Bazaz has welcomed the meeting of Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq with a delegation of Kashmiri Pandits. “The meeting to draw consensus on various aspects of Kashmir issue before the Pakistan visit lasted More

PDD employee slips to death


Srinagar, Dec 9: An employee of Power Development Department (PDD) fell from an electric pole while attempting to rectify fault. Muhammed Ashraf son of Ghulam Muhammad resident of Kapran, fell from an electric pole while rectifying the fault, resulting in serious injuries.  A police More

Body found


Srinagar, Dec 9: Police recovered a body of 50-year old woman here Saturday evening. Police Post bypass recovered an unidentified female body at Bagi-e-Nindsingh near Yateem Trust, a police spokesman said in a statement.  The body of deceased woman is laying in SKIMS Soura, Srinagar for medico More

7 hurt in road mishaps


Srinagar, Dec 9: Seven persons were injured in two separate road accidents in the valley. A Sumo vehicle bearing registration Number JK03/8648 turned turtle at Sangam Dragipora, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bijbehara, resulting in injuries to three passengers. All the injured were shifted to More

  • Kashmir

For 25 years, Bandipora man serves Education Dept at Rs 25/month

75-Year-Old Wani Loses Prized Property To ‘Hollow Promises’



ChakiArsalan (Bandipora), Dec 9: A 70-year-old man from Chaki Arsalaan Khan area of this north Kashmir district is serving the State Education Department on a monthly salary of Rs 25 for the past two decades More

  • Srinagar City


Now poor power supply fuels mess on City roads, admin gropes for solutions


Srinagar, Dec 9: The onset of harsh Himalayan winter has started to hit summer Capital life on yet another front. This time the allegedly poor power supply has badly hit even the traffic signal functioning More

  • Jammu

NC needs others to steer its ship: Mufti Sayeed

‘Despite Using Govt Machinery To Its Best Misuse, PDP Did Well’


Jammu, Dec 9: In an obvious bid to undermine the victory of the National Conference in the recently held Legislative Council elections, former Chief Minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron More

  • South Asia

US drone strike in Pak kills senior al-Qaeda leader,3 others


Islamabad, Dec 9: A senior al-Qaeda leader and three others were killed today in a US drone strike in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, the second time a top terrorist has died in an attack More

  • World

Arab states agree to aid for Palestinians

Qatar, Dec 9: Arab League foreign ministers agreed during a meeting on Sunday to send hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Palestinian Authority to make up for punitive measures imposed by the More

  • GK Features

Being Syeda Begum

After losing her four sons to conflict, an old widow in downtown lives in poverty with an adopted child



 In a narrow lane in downtown Baghi sundar, Maidanpora, Darish Kadal( Safa Kadal), Syeda Begum, 66, is anxiously waiting for her 8-year-old adopted son to come home safe after school. The sight of More

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