KU Sonzal team shines at Youth Festival
Srinagar, Nov 18: Students of Kashmir University bagged top positions in the cultural procession and literary events at the 28th North Zone Inter-University Youth Festival, “Guldasta 2012” organised by Association of Indian Universities at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. A team comprising More

Tehreek-e-Mazhamat supports bandh call
Srinagar, Nov 18: Chairman Tehreek-e-Mazahamat Bilal Sidiqqi Sunday supported general strike call given by Hurriyat G against the high court verdict on Muslim League chairman Dr Qasim Faktoo.  According to a statement here, Sidiqqi said: “Faktoo’s case is first of its kind in Kashmir, where More

Kupwara, Nov 18:  The residents of Lolab valley are facing shortage of LPG and the scarcity of firewood has triggered crisis situation in this area in north Kashmir district. To voice their concern about this issue and other problems faced by them, residents of Lolab valley thronged a venue More

Baramulla, Nov 18: The Gurudwara of Param Peela in Uri, which suffered extensive damage during the earthquake of 2005, was thrown open today after completion of reconstruction works. Sikh devotees from all across the State attended the function at Gurudwara. More

Seminar on traffic management
Srinagar, Nov 18: A daylong seminar was held under the Chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon at SKICC to commemorate the road accident deaths here today. The day is being observed on every third Sunday of November world over. The Transport Commissioner More

Srinagar, Nov 18: Supporting the shutdown call given by the Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani  on Dr Qasim Faktoo, the Muslim League Jammu Kashmir has appealed to the people to observe complete strike on Monday.  In a statement, the ML acting amir Muhammad Yousuf More

Martyrs of Karbala remembered

Hussaini Conference held at SKICC

Srinagar,Nov 18: Majma Mohibban-Ahlebait (AS) J&K today organized a Hussaini Conference at SKICC, Srinagar. Retired Justice B.A. Kirmani was the chief guest on the occasion. Various renowned scholars, writers and literary personalities including Dr. Sameer Shafi Sidiqui, Maulana Bilal Ahmad More

Dr Shakti Gupta honoured


New Delhi, Nov 18: Dr Shakti Gupta, head of the Hospital Administration and Medical Superintendent, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, here, has been appointed a member of the Board of Advisors of Centre for Health Systems Innovation in USA. A native of the Jammu and Kashmir state, More

‘Media,voice of voiceless, weapon of weak’
Srinagar, Nov 18: Describing media as voice of the voiceless and weapon of the weak, politicians, journalists and intellectuals said that media had a role to play in bringing much needed reform in different walks of life. Ministers in the state government, Taj Mohiddin, Javid Ahmad Dar and More

  • Kashmir

Mufti takes on Omar over corruption talk

‘Chief Minister Giving License To Politicians By Justifying Corruption On Coalition Pretext’


Srinagar, Nov 18: A day after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that it was “impossible” to eradicate corruption in a coalition system, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed More

  • Srinagar City

In absence of SPCA, dog sterilization goes messy


Srinagar, Nov 18: In the absence of any designated monitoring authority to look after the ongoing dog sterilization in Srinagar, the process is seemingly turning messy while almost every Tom, Dick and More

  • Jammu

Police clueless, dozen suspects rounded up



Jammu, Nov 18: While police have rounded up over a dozen suspects from various parts of Jammu city in the past 24 hours, it is clueless on the Saturday’s grenade blast in the winter capital which led to More

  • World

Israel pounds Gaza Strip from air and sea

3 Palestinian kids killed


Gaza,Nov 18: Israel is continuing its assault on the Gaza Strip for a fifth straight day, bombarding the Palestinian enclave from both the air and sea. Medical sources said at least three children and More

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