Omar’s advice to Hurriyat leaders misdirected: Bazaz
Srinagar, Dec 30:  President of the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Forum Pandit Bhushan Bazaz on Sunday said Omar Abdullah’s advice to the Hurriyat leaders to hold dialogue with New Delhi to resolve the Kashmir problem is both misplaced and misdirected.   Bazaz said it is for New Delhi More

NF flays Nayeem’s house arrest
Srinagar, Dec 30: Terming the continuous house arrest of National Front Chairman Nayeem Ahmad Khan as undemocratic, a party spokesman said that till date such tactics have failed to break the will of Nayeem Khan. In a statement Party spokesman said that to impose curbs on anybody’s movements More

PDD casual labourers without pay for 11 months
Srinagar, Dec 30: Accusing the State Government of failing to fulfill its promises, Casual Labors of the Power Development Department (PDD) have called for strike from January 1.  A delegation of the casual labourers said that despite of the assurances from the authorities not a single step More

ASI aspirants demand release of selection list
Srinagar, Dec 30: Candidates who had applied for the posts of Assistant Sub Inspector in Jammu and Kashmir Police in March 2011 are still waiting for release of the selection list. Candidates have appealed the authorities to intervene and to make the list public soon. A deputation of the More

Shariq visits Lolab, sanctions ambulance
Kupwara, Dec, 30: Member Parliament Baramulla –Kupwara parliamentary constituency, Sharief Ud-Din Shariq on Sunday announced several development projects for Lolab valley. Shariq sanctioned an ambulance for the NTPHC Lalpora and Rs 2.50 lakhs for the dental section of the health center.On the More

  • Kashmir

KU ‘reluctant’ to run human rights course

Varsity Authorities Indecisive On Taking Financial Assistance From UGC


Srinagar, Dec 30:  Kashmir University authorities are indecisive on accepting the financial assistance from the University Grants Commission (UGC) for running a human rights course at the varsity More

  • Srinagar City

Dal gets buffer zones to check heavy nutrient, silt influx

Eco-friendly measure aimed to naturally filter lake’s inflow waters


Srinagar, Dec 30: Government has created buffer zones around Dal Lake to prevent heavy inflow of obnoxious nutrients, silt and Azolla from its catchment areas.  Excessive siltation and nutrient inflow More

  • Jammu


Demise Widely Condoled


Jammu, Dec 30: Former Additional Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police, SS Ali, passed away Sunday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences at New Delhi after brief illness. Various More

  • South Asia

21 Pak soldiers gunned down by Taliban


Islamabad, Dec 30: The Pakistani Taliban have gunned down 21 security personnel at a cricket ground after abducting them from check posts near the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said today.The More

  • Bandipora

Electric sub division Watpora defunct

20000 consumers suffer

Watapora (Bandipora), Dec 30: The electric sub division catering to   thousands of consumers in this north Kashmir area is virtually defunct from the past few months owing to the “sub standard More

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