Snowfall exposes R&B

Potholes Reappear On Valley Roads


Srinagar, Jan 19: The recent snowfall has brought to fore the substandard material used by the Road and Buildings Department and improper techniques adopted for the construction of roads in the Valley.  Like every year, the state government spent crores of rupees to upgrade roads and expand More

PDP aghast at Govt’s failure to handle snow aftermath
Srinagar Jan 19: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday said that the recent snowfall had made the life difficult for the people. Referring to the breakdown of services like electricity, water, food items and road connectivity in the wake of yesterday’s moderate snowfall the party president More

Authorities not able to handle few inches of snow: Tarigami
Srinagar, Jan 19: Castigating the administration for its ill-preparedness to receive the expected snowfall, CPI (M) State Secretary M Y Tarigami on Saturday said the tall claims made months ago by the authorities on their alertness have been exposed by the massive power breakdown, road blockades, damaged More

3 yrs on, innovative minds await awards


Srinagar, Jan 19: What could turn out to be a major setback for innovative minds in Jammu and Kashmir, government has failed to give awards to them despite Chief Minster Omar Abdullah instituting Talent Search-cum-Innovation Award(TSLA)’ three years ago.  Officials in the department said More

'Official apathy' hits RMSA in JK

Executing Agency Fails To Meet Deadline


Srinagar, Jan 19: While other States have made significant progress in implementing centrally sponsored scheme- Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)- at secondary level in education sector, the program is going on at snail’s pace in Jammu and Kashmir due to alleged “official apathy.”   More


Tangmarg, Baramulla, Bandipora Reel Under Darkness

Srinagar, Jan 19: Residents of different rural areas across the Valley are facing immense hardships in wake of the recent snowfall.BUDGAM Two women died in central Kashmir’s Budgam district as their family members were unable to shift them to the hospital as roads connecting their villages More

Nayeem Khan pays tributes to Gaw Kadal martyrs
Srinagar, Jan 19: Chairman of National Front Nayeem Ahmad Khan has paid rich tributes to the Gaw Kadal martyrs on their 23rd martyrdom anniversary being observed on January 21.   Khan, in a statement said: “The people must remember the sacrifices rendered by those who gave their today More

Join politics: Tanvir to youth

‘Fast track recruitment of 80,000 step towards addressing long pending demand’


Srinagar, Jan 19: National Conference on Saturday said that NC under Omar Abdullah has opened its doors to the young generation. “Youth must help usher in change. They have to galvanize themselves and face political challenges,” the NC  Spokesman Tanvir Sadiq said while interacting with a delegation More

JKLF (H) pays tributes to late G N Mir
Srinagar, Jan 19: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (H) on Saturday paid glowing tributes to late Ghulam Nabi Mir, father of Front chairman Javid Ahmad Mir on his death anniversary.  “Ghulam Nabi Mir was arrested by the BSF in 1990 and kept in infamous interrogation centre, Papa -2, here for 10 More

Show political maturity: Hurriyat (M) to Indo-Pak
Srinagar, Jan 19: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday urged India and Pakistan to demonstrate political maturity and farsightedness and solve all the pending issues including Kashmir dispute through talks.   This was stated at the executive council meeting of the amalgam held today at More

Consultant doctors welcome new ministers
Srinagar, Jan 19: Society of Consultant Doctors (SCD) has welcomed the new ministers of medical education and health departments Taj Mohi-ud-Din and Shabir Ahmad Khan respectively. In a statement issued here today, SCD spokesman Dr Rashid Para expressed the hope that the issues confronting More

  • Kashmir

Snowfall exposes R&B

Potholes Reappear On Valley Roads


Srinagar, Jan 19: The recent snowfall has brought to fore the substandard material used by the Road and Buildings Department and improper techniques adopted for the construction of roads in the Valley More

  • Srinagar City

Jehangir Chowk–Natipora flyover construction hits roadblock

HSHS traders accuse authorities of breach of trust in rehabilitation


Srinagar, Jan 19: Traders of commercial hub Hari Singh High Street (HSHS) here on Saturday accused the state government of “breach of trust” in their rehabilitation for the proposed construction of flyover More

  • Jammu


Commences inspection of schools



Jammu, Jan 19:  To have firsthand experience of working in government schools and as part of his initiative to detach staff in education department, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, who is Minister More

  • South Asia

‘All-inclusive dialogue needed to settle Kashmir issue peacefully’


Islamabad, Jan 19: While stressing the need for de-escalating tensions across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, the speakers at the All Parties Kashmir Conference (APKC) urged the international community to More

  • World

Controversial full body scanners to be removed from US airports

Washington, Jan 19: Those airport scanners with their all-too revealing body images will soon be going away. The Transportation Security Administration says the scanners that used a low-dose X-ray More

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