Authorities shielding killers, alleges victim’s father

WAMIQ FAROOQ’S 3RD DEATH ANNIVERSARY

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 31: Farooq Ahmed Wani, father of Wamiq Farooq, 13 year old teenage boy, killed allegedly in police action in old city in 2010, on Thursday accused authorities of shielding policemen involved in “murder” of his son by resorting to dilly-dallying tactics.  “I will continue to More

Mumma Ikhwani should be arrested to conclude probe: Crime Branch to HC

Custodial Killing

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 31: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday directed the Crime Branch Investigating officer probing the custodial killing of Muhammad Sultan Bhat of Ganderbal to appear before it along with case diaries to explain the conflicting status reports submitted in the court hitherto.
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State approaches Union Health Ministry for help

Don’t Panic, Take Precautions: Docs To People

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 31: After detecting Hepatitis-C at Takiya Magam in south Kashmir, the experts and doctors from the state’s Health Department Thursday recommended that every villager should get tested for the Hepatitis-C virus and take precautionary measures to save themselves.  While the Health More

SKIMS team visits Takia Magam, collects 350 samples

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Jan 31: A medical team from SKIMS visited Takia Magam village of Kokernag in this south Kashmir district on Thursday to ascertain the cause of the Hepatitis-C infection breaking out in the village.  A team of doctors from Department of Gastroenterology, SKIMS conducted More

Decongestion of old Baramulla town on cards

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Jan 31: Proposal to de congest old Baramulla town is likely to be implemented in the coming days as the General Administration Department (GAD) has passed the order to constitute a committee to assess the requirement of roads for de-congestion. The Govt order no.143- GAD, dated More

OIC invites Mirwaiz for Cairo summit
Srinagar, Jan 31: Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has invited the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to attend the fourth summit of Islamic leaders at Cairo, the capital city of Egypt.  “Mirwaiz has been invited to attend the summit on February 6,” a Hurriyat More

Furnish details: CIC to State Government

Official Accommodation Occupied By Politicians, Former Ministers

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 31: Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Jammu and Kashmir G R Sufi on Thursday directed the State Government to furnish details of government accommodations, which are illegally occupied by the politicians including former ministers and legislators.  While disposing of second More

Fresh arrest drive by police: Hurriyat (G)
Srinagar, Jan 31: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Thursday alleged that the state police have started a fresh arrest drive against amalgam leaders and activists to prevent them from organizing and attending the Seerat programmes and termed it as “interference in the religious affairs of people”.  More

Naat competition held
Kargil, Jan 31: A district-level Naat competition was organized by NGO AL Noor News Network Kargil here. The Chief Executive Councilor Kachoo Ahmed Ali Khan was the chief guest and Brigade Commander 121 Infantry Brigade Kargil was Guest of Honor. More than 100 Naat singers took part in the competition More

Lawyers in Bandipora stage protest

LACK of Basic Amenities

SUHAIL AJMAL

Bandipora, Jan 31: Lawyers on Thursday staged protest against lack of basic amenities in Bandipora township and district court complex here.The demonstration was held by the Bar Association Bandipora in front of Deputy Commissioner’s Office and the agitated lawyers blocked road for more than three More

Revoke AFSPA, refurbish jails in JK: Tarigami
Srinagar, Jan 31:  CPI (M) State Secretary Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami hoped that the recommendations with regard to Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) mooted by Justice Verma are responded, with a positive mindset and in a holistic manner. Addressing party convention here, he said the More

  • Kashmir

Authorities shielding killers, alleges victim’s father

WAMIQ FAROOQ’S 3RD DEATH ANNIVERSARY

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 31: Farooq Ahmed Wani, father of Wamiq Farooq, 13 year old teenage boy, killed allegedly in police action in old city in 2010, on Thursday accused authorities of shielding policemen involved More



  • Srinagar City

Draft Master Plan envisions green Srinagar

Over 50 Percent Of City’s Total Area Proposed To Be Reserved For Agricultural Land, Forests, Water Bodies

Protection Enhanced For Dal, Nigeen, Aanchar Lakes, Hokersar Wetland

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Jan 31: If all goes well, the historic Srinagar City which has faced massive onslaught of haphazard concrete constructions over the years, will emerge as a greener city with vast agricultural More




  • Jammu

Land conversion committee reconstituted

Jammu, Jan 31: The Deputy Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly has appointed former Minister and MLA, Qamar Ali Akhoon as the chairman of the Committee to look into the illegal encroachment of wet lands More



  • South Asia

Musharraf claims Kargil was a big success militarily for Pak

‘We lost only 270 soldiers as against India’s 1600 men’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 31: Claiming that his 1999 Kargil operation was a "big success militarily", former President Pervez Musharraf has said that if the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had not visited the US More



  • GKeducation&Careers

SUCCESS STORIES

AAQIB ASHRAF

After outshining boys in the merit list of recently announced class 10thresults, girls have yet again excelled by topping in the recently declared class 12th annual board results. Out of the thirty students More



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