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. Passengers said they are charged arbitrarily for traveling in mini buses, taxis, Tata More

Decade on, stolen artifacts of SPS Museum still untraced

‘Invaluable paintings, manuscripts, textile gallery moth-eaten, damaged’

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Dec 17: A committee constituted by the High Court to look into messy state of the affairs in the Shri Pratap Singh (SPS) Museum at Lal Mandi here has stated that Government has failed to trace many invaluable artifacts which were stolen over a decade ago.  In its report to the High More

Women’s College Srinagar sans basic infrastructure

Functions from Amar Singh College library

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Dec 17: The Women’s College Srinagar, which was established in 2008 in the library block of Amar Singh College sans basic facilities causing immense inconvenience to the students.  To reduce load from the Women’s College MA Road, the Women’s College Srinagar was established on makeshift More

25 persons caught smoking in public places
Srinagar, Dec 17: Anti Tobacco Squad (ATS), headed by Shabir Ahmed Lone, Food Safety Officer Kashmir caught 25 persons including two employees at Government Press and a paramedic at Lal Ded Hospital smoking in public places and realized a fine of Rs 5800 from them.  Other members of the team More

Police starts probe into house collapse
Srinagar, Dec 17: Police has started investigation into damage to some residential houses during construction of a bund at Nawa Kadal locality here. A house had collapsed while two other structures developed cracks while the Irrigation and Flood Control department was constructing the bund near More

ICCR organises Sufiana Mehfil
Srinagar, Dec 17: The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has felicitated the ‘Saznawaz tradition’ of Kashmiri Sufiana music at an function at its Regional office here.  The function organized by the Kashmir Chapter of ICCR was attended by a large gathering of Sufiana music lovers and More

Successful orthopedic surgery conducted
Srinagar, Dec 17: Doctors at Police Hospital Srinagar headed by Dr Suhail Afzal performed a successful Orthopedic Surgery today.  The procedure lasted for three hours and the patient Muhammad Yousuf is recovering well. Medical Superintendent, Police Hospital Srinagar, Dr. Muhammad Shafi 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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