Seminar on Sheikh-ul-Aalam (RA) concludes
Srinagar, Dec 7: The 2-day seminar on the life and contribution of Sheikh-ul Aalam (RA) organized by the Markaz-i Noor, Centre for Shaikh-ul Aalam Studies, University of Kashmir concluded today. A statement said 14 papers were presented during the seminar on different topics and themes including More

Soz to preside thanks giving ceremony today
Srinagar, Dec 7: President JK Pradesh Congress Committee Prof Saifuddin Soz  would preside over thanks giving ceremony in recognition of participation by Sarpanchs and Panchs in the  recently held elections for four seats of Legislative  Council, at Congress Party headquarters on Saturday More

Merge NC into Cong: PDP to Omar
Srinagar, Dec 7: Suggesting Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to merge his party National Conference into Congress, opposition PDP Friday said that the vote share in the LC polls was a precursor to the downfall of NC which has had a very important position on the state’s political map. “They might have won More

3 of a family die in road accident
Jammu, Dec 7: In a tragic road accident, three members of a family died in collision between a car and tractor on Jammu-Pathankote highway, in Kathua district, police sources said. They said that Sarweshwar Gupta along with his parents was on way from RS Pura to Punjab on a Ford Figo car when More

Shah, Naqash arrested
Srinagar Dec 7: Police on Friday arrested the Democratic Freedom Party chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah along with Muhammad Yousuf Naqash near New Khanda while he was on his way to Pulwama to address a public meeting there. The DFP spokesman condemned the arrest of Shah along with Naqash, terming More

Zaffar anguished over lifer to Kashmiri youth
Srinagar, Dec 7: The chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, Zaffar Akbar Bhat on Friday expressed anger and anguish over the life imprisonment awarded recently to two Kashmiri youth: Nazir Ahmad Sheikh and Showkat Ahmad Khan by the TADA Court, Jammu.  “Such steps have exposed the More

KUTA appreciates VC, Registrar
Srinagar, Dec 7:  Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA) on Friday appreciated long awaited decisions taken by the University authorities under the leadership of Vice-Chancellor and the Registrar to improve the working environment of the University.   “In this context KUTA More

JKVHA hold AIDS awareness programme
Srinagar, Dec 7: On the occasion of World Aids Day JK Voluntary Health & Development Association (JKVHA) in collaboration with District Tuberculosis Control Society (DTCS) Budgam organized a programme at  Sheikh-Ul-Alam hall Budgam in central Kashmir.  The programme was inaugurated More

Army organizes seminar
Srinagar, Dec 7: Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under the aegis of Counter Insurgency Force (Uniform) organized an awareness seminar on ‘Career Aspects for unemployed youth at Mangla village, an army spokesman said.  He said the aim of the programme was to make youth aware about various competitive More

  • Kashmir

Ire brewing against pesky power cuts

Protests Erupt In Summer Capital; No Improvement Unless Consumers Cooperate: PDD


Srinagar, Dec 7: With power situation worsening in Kashmir, people on Friday took to roads in several parts of the summer capital here to protest against the erratic power supply amid biting cold conditions More

  • Srinagar City

Dal Dwellers Dislocation in Disarray

Rakh-e-Arth lacks basic amenities


Srinagar, Dec 7: Notwithstanding the Central government’s liberal funding on conservation of Dal Lake and rehabilitation of Dal dwellers, the state government has been unable to mitigate the sufferings More

  • Jammu

Govt orders promotions, transfers in middle-rung administration

Zubair Posted Spl Secretary Finance, Kumar Is Addl Secretary Planning


Jammu, Dec 7: The state government Friday ordered promotions and transfers in the middle-rung administration.  As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Farooq Ahmad More

  • World

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal arrives in Gaza for first-ever visit

Rafah, Dec 7: Exiled Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal broke into tears on Friday as he arrived in the Gaza Strip for his first-ever visit, a landmark trip reflecting his militant group's growing international More

  • GK Feature

Four Sons of Jana Begum

A mother who lost her four sons and her husband to conflict in the past sixteen years



Sitting near the window of her modest home in Diver, Lolab, 120kms north of Srinagar, Jana Begum, 51, emptily stares around, heaving long sighs of “haye meray Khuda”, before talking about what she has More

  • Islamabad

Pollution, encroachments mar Jhelum’s beauty at Bijbehara

Islamabad: Failure of the authorities to take measures for conservation of river Jhelum here has pushed it on the verge of extinction.  Considered to be lifeline of Kashmir, the river is marred by More

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