Under-staffed Wildlife deptt goes into hibernation

Man-animal conflict consumes 24 lives in 2 years

Kupwara: Wildlife department has failed to check increasing incidents of man-animal conflict in this north Kashmir district. In past two years, 24 people have been killed by leopards and bears and more than 250 suffered severe injuries in the man-animal conflict in this mountainous district More

Beacon sits on Goonipora-Batpora road repair

COMMUTERS SUFFER

Kupwara: Inhabitants of several villages in this frontier district are up in arms against the Beacon authorities for failing to undertake repairs of one of the important roads in Haihama area here.  They said dilapidated condition of the road causes immense inconvenience to them. ”Though More

‘Strengthen bunds to prevent floods’
Kupwara: Inhabitants of many flood prone villages on banks of streams in this frontier district have demanded immediate flood protection measures.  Incessant rains cause floods in many streams including Hayhama, Kalaroos, Khurhama, Warnow, Kehmil, Nallha-e-Hud, Mawar and Kohru and damages More

Muharram programmes announced

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Nov 16: Various Shia organizations have announced the schedule of Muharram processions which will start from day one of the new Islamic calendar year. The Jammu and Kashmir Shia Association led by Moulana Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, Jammu and Kashmir Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian led by Aga More

  • Kashmir

Gang-rape accused still at large

Special Team Constituted To Nab Culprits: Police

SHOWKAT DAR

Shopian, Nov 16: The family of a girl allegedly gang-raped here last week, is awaiting justice as most of the accused are still at large. Police has till now arrested only one of the four accused More



  • Srinagar City

Winter feared deadly for dog sterilization

Experts press alarm button, seek pause

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 16: Kashmir’s harsh Himalayan winter can prove deadly for stray dogs undergoing sterilization at state-of-the-art sterilization facility at Shuhama even as experts have sought immediate halt More




  • Jammu

COALITION A COMPULSION: LAL SINGH

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 16: A Member Parliament of ruling Congress Friday said the alliance with National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir was a compulsion for the party. “We have compulsion to be in alliance with More



  • News

Story behind the photo: Journalist’s 11-month-old son killed in Gaza strikes

AGENCIES

Gaza, Nov 16: The front page photo on Thursday’s Washington Post tells, in a single frame, a very personal story from Wednesday’s Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. Jihad Misharawi, a BBC Arabic journalist More



  • Court Watch

HC dismisses petition

APPOINTMENT OF DHS

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 16: The High Court Friday dismissed the petition challenging the appointment of present director health services Kashmir, Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman. Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir while announcing More



  • Kupwara

Under-staffed Wildlife deptt goes into hibernation

Man-animal conflict consumes 24 lives in 2 years

Kupwara: Wildlife department has failed to check increasing incidents of man-animal conflict in this north Kashmir district. In past two years, 24 people have been killed by leopards and bears and More



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