Lolab girl loses life in littered explosive blast

2 Siblings Also Injured; SOP Nowhere In Sight

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 12: A girl died while two of her siblings were injured in a littered explosive blast in Lolab area of frontier district of Kupwara on Wednesday evening.  Police sources said Nuzhat Akhter daughter of Ghulam Ahmad Shah of Warnow Lolab Kupwara died on spot while her two sisters More

No respite from cold wave

MeT Dept Predicts Snowfall From Thursday

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar Dec 12: As Kashmir shivers due to the ongoing cold wave, the Metrological Department Wednesday predicted moderate to heavy snowfall in the valley for next one week from Thursday. “As a result of Western disturbances, the entire valley is likely to receive snowfall in coming week More

Agriculture minister under SAC scanner

Commission initiates fresh proceedings into 2-decades old illegal appointments case

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 12: The Jammu and Kashmir government’s move to close a two decades old case pertaining to illegal appointments allegedly made by Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Hassan Mir (then Law Minister) has put both the government and the minister in trouble with the State Accountability Commission More

CCTV cameras to'keep an eye' on Baramulla

Police mulls installation of sophisticated equipments to ‘monitor suspicious elements’

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Dec 12: In a bid to “keep an eye on suspicious elements and the overall activities” in this north Kashmir town, the J&K Police is mulling installation of at least five ‘sophisticated’ closed circuit televisions (CCTVs) at different places here.The cameras, according to sources, More

Shun rigidity: NC tells Delhi

SHINDE’S UNDERSTANDING OF KASHMIR SITUATION MISPLACED: KAMAAL

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 12: Ruling National Conference (NC) on Wednesday asked Government of India to shun “rigidness” and be “realistic” to go ahead with phased withdrawal of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Jammu and Kashmir as “the state was completely peaceful for the past two More

Cong pays tributes to Sadiq, Qasim, Mir Lasjan
Srinagar, Dec 12: J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) held a meeting of prominent Congress workers at JKPCC headquarters here on Wednesday to commemorate the death anniversaries of former Chief Ministers late G M Sadiq, Syed Mir Qasim and  senior Congress Minister and leader Khawaja Ghulam More

  • Kashmir

Lolab girl loses life in littered explosive blast

2 Siblings Also Injured; SOP Nowhere In Sight

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 12: A girl died while two of her siblings were injured in a littered explosive blast in Lolab area of frontier district of Kupwara on Wednesday evening.  Police sources said Nuzhat Akhter More



  • Srinagar City

CITY TO ATTRACT TREKKERS

JKSMA holds symbolic trek from Faqeer Gujri to Asthan Marg in Dara stretch of Harwan area in the heels of mount Mahadev

GK CITY REPORTER

Srinagar, Dec 12: Adventure tourism lovers Wednesday joined hands to promote hills in Srinagar for trekking by holding a symbolic trek in the picturesque Harwan area.  In continuation to the celebration More




  • Jammu

Govt sets up panel to probe Assembly Complex damage

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Dec 12: A portion of the Assembly complex here collapsed reportedly due to construction work going on nearby, prompting the Jammu and Kashmir government to set up a three-member panel to probe the More



  • World

Pt Ravi Shankar passes away

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Dec 12: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who spearheaded the worldwide spread of Indian music and had a major influence on Western musicians like The Beatles, died today in San More



  • Court Watch

Court directs State to relocate 3 foreign under-trials

Counsel seeks lodging of accused at lock-ups nearer to their trial court

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 12: A local court Wednesday directed the State to lodge two foreign ‘militants’ at Central Jail Srinagar and district jail Baramulla while sending the third ‘militant’ back to district jail More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

 Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving More



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