2 Joint Directors placed as incharge Directors
Srinagar, Dec 15: The Department of Home today ordered placement of two senior most joint directors as incharge Directors, Prosecution, an official spokesman said.   He said two joint directors Mushtaq Ahmad Pandit and Mukhtar Ahmad Shah were placed as incharge directors, prosecution in More

CASS Union Elections held at GMC
Srinagar, Dec 15: The elections for students’ CASS Union of Government Medical College, Srinagar were Saturday held at the college premises Srinagar. The elections were supervised by of Prof Manzoor Qadir Keng, Chief Election Officer.  According to the Returning Officer, Dr Muhammad Salim More

14-year-old girl commits suicide
Srinagar, Dec 15: A 14-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in Kupwara district of north Kashmir today. The girl consumed some poisonous substance at her Trehgam residence, 120 kms from here, this morning and was rushed to hospital by her family, police said. However, she died More

Sagar distributes relief among Frislan fire victims
Islamabad (Anantnag), Dec 15:  Minister of Rural Development , Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs , Ali Muhammad Sagar along with District Development Commissioner (DDC), Anantnag, Farooq Ahmad Shah today visited Frislan in Pahalgam and distributed relief among fire victims. The Minister More

CRPF organizes medical camp in Kokernag
Islamabad (Anantnag), Dec 15: A medical camp was organised by the CRPF under civic action program at Kokernag on Saturday. Inspector General of CRPF, SS Sandhu, was the chief guest of the function. After inaugurating the camp, he said the need of the hour is to win hearts and minds of people More

House gutted
Islamabad (Anantnag): A house was gutted today in Kadipora area of this South Kashmir town. Residents said fire erupted early morning in the house of one Bashir Ahmad Sheikh of Kadipora, causing partial damage to it.  “The timely intervention of the locals prevented the fire from engulfing More

NCD employees without salary for 5 months


Kupwara, Dec 15: Doctors, paramedical staff and other employees working under the NCD (Non-communicable disease cell ) in this frontier district are without salary for the past five months. The employees working under NCD cell have threatened to go on strike if their pending salaries are More

LPG gas agency employees thrashed at Pampore
Srinagar, Dec 15:: The employees of Super Gas Agency, the LPG distributor, were beaten to pulp and injured by some unidentified persons who breached the queue and attempted to lift LPG cylinders illegally.  According to Super Gas Agency proprietor, the staffers- Inayat Mir and Omer Bashir-were More

Book on Kashmir’s natural resources released


Srinagar, Dec 15: Justice (retd) B A Kirmani on Saturday said in order to achieve self- reliance there is urgent need to explore and tap natural resources which are in abundance in Kashmir. “It was unfortunate that Kashmir despite being rich in the treasures of natural resources was in a More

  • Kashmir

Unregistered medical shops, nursing homes in dock


Srinagar, Dec 15:  Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Secretary Health and Medical Education, Deputy Commissioners and Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) of all districts of the state More

  • Srinagar City


Organizes mega musical show, selects Big Radio Star RJ


Srinagar, Dec 15: Popular private entertainment radio channel 92.7 Big FM on Saturday completed its six years of operation in Kashmir. To commemorate its sixth anniversary, the 92.7 Big FM organized More

  • Jammu

Home Department orders promotions in prosecution wing


Jammu, Dec 15:  Home Department today ordered promotions of around 37 officers of police prosecuting wing. As per the orders three Deputy Directors have been promoted as Joint Director, 5 Chief More

  • World

Divided Egypt votes on proposed new constitution


Cairo, Dec 15: Egyptians today began voting on a referendum on proposed constitution that has divided the country, with President Muhammed Mursi and his Islamist supporters backing it, while liberals, More

  • GK Features

Listening to Nabza Bano

Nabza Bano lost her three sons and her home to the conflict.



Sixty-five-year-old Nabza Bano stands near a small cornfield where her three-storey house once stood in Sundbrari village, Kokernag in south Kashmir, about 85kms from Srinagar. Lost in a melancholic silence More

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