Cheque signature mismatch may lead to criminal proceedings


New Delhi, Dec 2: A person may face criminal proceedings if a cheque issued by him gets dishonoured on the ground that his signature does not match the specimen signature available with the bank, the Supreme Court has said. A bench of justices T S Thakur and Gyan Sudha Mishra set aside the More

Businessman’s house in Jammu fired upon
Srinagar, Dec 2: Unidentified gunmen fired upon the house of Valley-based businessman, Haseeb Ahmad Tramboo, at Sector 7 Channi Himmat Jammu during the intervening night of 1st and 2nd December, a local newsgathering agency KNS, quoting sources said.  However, no loss of life or property was More

Oil dealers grieved
Srinagar, Dec 2: The All Kashmir Valley Petroleum Dealers’ Association today expressed grief over the demise of  Ghulam Mohiuddin Rafique, president of the association.  Various delegations of petroleum dealers today visited the residence of the Rafiquee and expressed their condolences More

Kashmiri management professional bags CII award
Srinagar, Dec 2: A Kashmiri management professional has been conferred upon “Best HR Practices” award by India’s prestigious industry body, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).   Sofi Zahoor, Senior Director Human Resource – India and Japan Operations for the US-based Quark Inc received More

Srinagar fisheries scientist bags 2 awards
Srinagar, Dec 2: Srinagar-based Dr Sajid Maqsood, a fisheries scientist, has bagged two prestigious awards namely ‘Dr TVR Pillay and Dr MV Gupta Best Overseas Indian Fisheries Scientist Award’ and ‘Dr VG Jhingran Best Overseas Doctorate Thesis Award’ for 2012.  The awards were announced by More

Accounts employees appeal govt


Srinagar, Dec 2: The Accounts Employees’ Association Kashmir today appealed the government to confirm the promotion of Chief Accounts Officers, Accounts Officers and Assistant Accounts Officers. The association also demanded promotion of Accounts Assistants, Accountants and Assistant Accounts More

Wangnoo ridicules Tourism deptt statement
Srinagar, Dec 2: Nigeen Lake Conservation Organization (NLCO) today ridiculed a statement by Director Tourism, Talat Pervaiz in which he had claimed that the department had realized “Rs 4 crore on account of fine from tourism traders in the Valley found involved in cheating and malpractice.” & More

'Buy fertilizers as per MRP'
Jammu, Dec 2: To ensure timely availability of fertilizers to the farmers during the current rabi season, advance stacking of fertilizers has been arranged and till date 13742.30 MT Urea, 23253.85 MT DAP and 5383.60 MT MOP has been received in the State from 1st October 2012.  Director Agriculture More

  • Kashmir

UNICEF likely to intervene in child rights sector in JK

High-Level Team Assesses Scenario To ‘Find Targets For Intervention’


Srinagar, Dec 2: In a significant development, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which works for children’s rights across the globe, is exploring options to intervene vis-à-vis child rights More

  • Srinagar City

MASTER PLAN VIOLATIONS demolish official claims



Srinagar, Dec 2: The Enforcement wing of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) seems to have found a novel method to give free hand to illegal constructions in the City, which has witnessed brazen violations More

  • Jammu

Police constable kills wife, mother-in-law

Doda, Dec 2: A police constable, deployed on election duty, attempted suicide after killing his wife and mother-in-law and injuring his father-in-law in a remote area of this mountainous district, on Sunday More

  • South Asia

Taliban attack NATO base, 5 killed

Jalalabad (Afghanistan), Dec 2: Taliban insurgents launched a major suicide attack today against a NATO base at an Afghan city airport, killing five people and wounding several foreign troops, officials More

  • Budgam


People suffer, authorities mute

Khansahib (Budgam): Inhabitants of Guhidragan village are up in arms against the authorities over slow pace of construction work of a bridge on Shaliganga stream here. They said work on the bridge was More

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