Court rejects Law Minister’s plea on recording statement

‘Mere Threat Perception Cannot Justify His Exemption From Appearing In Person’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 17: A court here Monday rejected application of the Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar seeking his exemption from appearing before it for recording statement. Sagar had filed a defamation case against the Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti in 2004 More

Court directs SIT to ‘secure presence of witnesses’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 17:  A local court Monday directed the Special Investigation Team probing the circumstances leading to the death of Wamiq Farooq to take steps for securing the presence of witnesses in the case.   Wamiq Farooq was killed on January 31, 2010 when a teargas shell hit More

‘Comprehensive Mobility Plan’ for Srinagar, Jammu cities in final stage

Govt Panel To Oversee Implementation Of Vital Project

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 17: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has tasked a high-level panel to oversee implementation of the Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP) in twin capital cities of the Srinagar and Jammu in a bid to streamline the growing traffic in the State. The work on the mega project, whose More

South Kashmir plunges into darkness with 4 inches snow

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Dec 17: A number of areas in this South Kashmir district are reeling under darkness while many are facing unscheduled power cuts. Reason: A few inches of snow.  Pertinently, the upper reaches of the district received moderate snowfall in the past three days, ranging More

‘Sluggish’ rail development disappoints Soz
Srinagar, Dec 17:  President of the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee Prof Saifuddin Soz Monday expressed disappointment over the “sluggish pace” of rail development in the State. “The rail development in Jammu and Kashmir is extremely sluggish. The construction of railway line between More

Inquiry Report Indicts MS

‘Power Failure May Have Led To Deaths’

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Dec 17: A committee probing the cause of two infant deaths in District Hospital Baramulla Monday indicted four hospital officials including Medical Superintendent and a generator operator in its report and said that power failure might have contributed to the fatalities. Official More

  • Kashmir

Court rejects Law Minister’s plea on recording statement

‘Mere Threat Perception Cannot Justify His Exemption From Appearing In Person’

2004 DEFAMATION CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 17: A court here Monday rejected application of the Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar seeking his exemption from appearing before it for recording statement. Sagar More



  • Srinagar City

Transporters fleece passengers, authorities in slumber

FROM SONWAR TO LAL CHOWK, BUS TRAVEL COSTS RS 8 FOR 4 KMS

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 17: With the Transport department failing to come up with a revised rate list for distance-wise passenger fares, the transporters in the Srinagar city have started to overcharge passengers More




  • Jammu

Omar talking alliance out of insecurity: Mehbooba

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Dec 17: Asserting that the political fortune of National Conference has reached to a stage where it is “hesitant to face the people on its own,” the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans

ENGINEERING SOCIAL CHANGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two More



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