‘2012 most peaceful year since eruption of militancy’

Police data reveals zero incidents of violence in five Valley districts

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 27: Steep decline in militancy-related incidents in the Valley continued through 2012, bringing the killings to all time low. Interestingly, five districts of the Valley did not record a single gunfight during this year  As per the official information 2012 has been the most More

SHRC seeks report from DGP, DCs

DISAPPEARANCES IN BARAMULLA, BANDIPORA

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 27: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Thursday asked the Director General of Police (DGP) and Deputy Commissioners (DC) of Baramulla and Bandipora to report to the Commission about the disappearance of 507 civilians in these districts over the years.   More

Protesters disrupt trial run of Qazigund-Banihal train

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Dec 27: The trial run of the train to connect Qazigund and Banihal was disrupted by a group of protesters accusing Northern Railways of reneging on its promises. The protesters were also demanding that the train should have a stop-over at Hillad village. Around 800 residents More

RAIL TO CHUG FROM BARAMULLA TO BANIHAL NEXT APRIL
Islamabad (Anantnag), Dec 27: The Northern Railways Thursday announced that Baramulla would be connected with Banihal by train in April next. “Banihal-Qazigund railway tunnel which is the largest in India is complete and by April next the train will chug from Banihal to Baramulla,” Northern Railway More

Cold wave grips Valley

Fresh Snowfall In Upper Reaches

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar Dec 27: With Kashmir valley reeling under intense cold, upper reaches on Thursday received fresh snowfall even as MeT predicts more snow and rains in coming days. “Higher reaches of the Valley, including Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Gurez and parts of Pir Panchal range, received fresh snowfall More

Fisheries Department blames HCC

DEATH OF TROUT FISH AT BANDIPORA

SUHAIL AJMAL

Bandipora, Dec 27: Fisheries Department lodged a formal complaint with police station Bandipora two days after thousands of trout fish were found dead in river Madhumati here.Police said they are investigating the case and ascertaining the cause of death of trout. Fisheries Department has More

HC directs MS G B Pant Hospital to file status report

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 27: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Medical Superintendent G B Pant Children Hospital Srinagar to file a status report indicating the probable causes of malnutrition of pregnant women and the remedies for the same. A division bench of the High Court comprising More

Canadian Family offers $2000 donation to GB Pant Hospital

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Dec 27: Moved by the infant deaths at G B Pant Hospital early this year, a Canadian family has offered a donation of $ 2000 to the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah to improve the Neonatal Care in the hospital.  In a letter to the Chief Minister, a Canadian couple More

JKLF to organize seminar on Sunday
Srinagar, Dec 27: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front is organizing a seminar titled “Prisoners of Kashmir and our responsibilities" on December 30, Sunday, to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Prof Abdul Ahad Wani.   “Besides paying tributes to Shaheed Prof Wani, deliberations will More

PC aghast at former militant commander’s statement
Srinagar, Dec 27: General Secretary Peoples Conference Rashid Mehmood has said that Abdul Gani Lone was a pure and typical Kashmiri Muslim with affection for his own people and he achieved martyrdom with the same identity.  “Even the worst enemies of Mr Lone have time and again acknowledged More

  • Kashmir

‘2012 most peaceful year since eruption of militancy’

Police data reveals zero incidents of violence in five Valley districts

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 27: Steep decline in militancy-related incidents in the Valley continued through 2012, bringing the killings to all time low. Interestingly, five districts of the Valley did not record a More



  • Srinagar City

Choked drains at Naveedabad irk inhabitants, authorities mute

‘Drainage mess has affected our social relationships’

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 27: Despite spending crores of rupees on construction of drainage system in Srinagar, most of the drains in many localities here are choked in absence of regular cleaning.  Inhabitants More




  • South Asia

Bilawal makes formal entry into Pak politics

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Dec 27:  Slain former premier Benazir Bhutto's 24-year-old son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari today made his formal entry into Pakistani politics, pledging to protect his country and its fledgling More



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