UK announcement on travel advisories hailed widely in Kashmir


Srinagar, Nov 9:  The United Kingdom government’s strong indication to withdraw adverse travel advisories on Kashmir has enthused the Valley tourism traders, who believe it would lead other European countries to follow suit.  The tourism traders said it will be a “significant development More

Travel agents enthused
Srinagar, Nov 9: Noted travel operators of the Valley today hailed state government led by Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah for “its successful efforts to get lifted the adverse travel advisories on Kashmir by UK lifted.” “I would like to congratulate Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah and his team for More

Star tourism bodies resolve to promote lesser known destinations
Srinagar, Nov 9: The Valley Tourism Bodies today hailed the UK announcement to lift adverse travel advisories on Kashmir, while resolving to promote lesser known destinations in the state so that foreign traffic can be diverted to these places.  Nasir Shah, Chairman – J&K Tourism Alliance More

Sail U-Va rolled out in Valley


Srinagar, Nov 9: KC Motors (Chevrolet) rolled out the all-new ‘Sail U-Va at its Hyderpora showroom here. V M Nazki, Vice President, J&K Bank and Urfan Area Sales Head J&K, HDFC Bank unveiled the vehicle.  Tofail Khan, Executive Director of KC Motors, Srinagar said it is the More

Electra introduces new welding machine


Srinagar, Nov 9: Auto Star- authorized dealer of Electra introduced new welding machine in the Valley. The product was launched at a function at a local hotel here today. Electra ARC 200 I phase, a new welding machine consumes 80 percent less electricity, and is light in weight and easily More

LPG crisis: Police to maintain order only


Srinagar: A day after police asked the civil administration not to involve them actively in distribution of gas, authorities Friday said that the role of the law enforcing agency would be to remain the part of task forces constituted at every district headquarter and to maintain the order during the More

BSNL launches Wi-Max broadband


Srinagar: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) leading telecom service provider, today launched its new high speed Wi-Max broadband services here.  The officials of BSNL led by SDE, Marketing Masood Bala displayed the services of the newly launched Wi-Max at Press Enclave here.  “ More

Auto Wings unveils Ford Figo
Srinagar, Nov 9: Auto Wings Ford launched the much awaited New Ford Figo at a glittering function at its showroom.  The car was unveiled by the physically and mentally challenged children of Life Help Centre for Child Care who were the special guests on the occasion.  Managing Director More

Sale of 'unapproved' models of vehicles barred
Jammu, Nov 9: According to Transport Commissioner & Chairman State Transport Authority, J&K, Jammu, no vehicle can be sold by any Trade Certificate Holder (Authorized dealer) unless the model of the vehicle is introduced into the transport system of J&K by the Empowered Standing Committee More

  • Kashmir

4 militants killed in Keran: Army


Srinagar, Nov 9: Army on Friday said they have killed four militants while foiling an infiltration bid in Keran sector of Kupwara district in north Kashmir. The operation to flush-out the remnant militants More

  • Srinagar City

Chest Diseases Hospital gasps for breath

Sans basic diagnostic, life saving equipments


Srinagar, Nov 9: Signifying messy state-of-the-affairs in healthcare system, the lone chest specialty hospital in Kashmir –the Chest Diseases Hospital –sans basic diagnostic and life saving equipments More

  • Jammu

Despite ban manual scavenging still prevalent in JK

Problems More In Srinagar Than Jammu, Claim Officials


Jammu, Nov 9 : Despite ban on the manual scavenging in Jammu and Kashmir, over 1.70 lakh households out of the total 20 lakh in the state are still dependent on human waste carriers or in other words dependent More

  • News

Bangladesh asks Pakistan to apologise for 1971 atrocities


Dhaka, Nov 9: Bangladesh today demanded an apology from Pakistan for the genocide committed by its troops during the 1971 liberation war, but Islamabad said it's time to carry forward ties "burying the More

  • Court Watch

HCBA follows Justice Kirmani, seeks rehearing



Srinagar, Nov 9: Day after a retired Judge Justice B A Kirmani of Jammu and Kashmir High Court filed an application for rehearing of Talaaq case titled Muhammad Naseem Bhat alias Irfan Bhat versus Bilquees More

  • Bandipora

Ajas Bridge develops cracks

Poses threat to commuters, authorities unmoved

Bandipora: Cracks have developed in a five decade old bridge at Ajas market here posing threat to commuters.  The bridge was built in 1961 and has not been repaired even once since then. Locals said More

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