Night flights at Srinagar to wait, courtesy infrastructure ‘constraints’


Srinagar, July 17: Defence Ministry may have given its clearance for operation of night flights of civilian aircraft at Srinagar airport but the extended air operations may take some time to become a reality due to infrastructure "constraints". Night flights are being allowed to operate till More

Super Bazaar eyes Rs5 cr business this year


Srinagar July 17: Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Cooperatives, Dr Manohar Lal Sharma, today paid surprise visit to Super Bazaar Lal Chowk here. The Minister went round the stalls and inquired about the business and response of the consumers. The Minister was informed More

Omar aide pitches for lifting of negative travel advisory on Kashmir


Srinagar, July 17: A senior aide of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today appealed the United States to consider relaxing the negative travel advisory to its citizens for travel to the state. "The United States should consider relaxing the travel advisory for the state keeping More

Poor power supply irks Khanmoh unit holders

Industrialists threaten to close factories

Srinagar, July 17: Piqued by the erratic power supply, industrialists in Khanmoh IE today threatened to close down their units if there was no immediate improvement in the supply.  In a press statement here today, the unit holders under the banner of Khanmoh Industrialists’ Association alleged More

TASK hails late night landing facility at Srinagar
Srinagar, July 17: Travel Agents Society of Kashmir or TASK has hailed the defence ministry decision to allow night landing facility at Srinagar International Airport up to 10 PM.  In a statement here today President and Vice President TASK said the decision would help promote Kashmir tourism More

Airtel launches spl Ramadan offers


Srinagar, July 17: As a Ramadan gift, Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company, today announced the launch of special products.  “Customers across the state will now be able to use their mobile phones to listen to holy recitals of Namaz, Naat, Hadees and much more and watch live More

HDFC Bank ranked ‘best bank in India’
Srinagar, July 17: HDFC Bank has been voted as the “Best Bank in Asia” on the list of ‘Best Investor Relations Companies’. The rank given to the bank is based on a survey conducted by global magazine Institutional Investor.  The survey ranked HDFC Bank 3rd on the list of Best Companies in More

Aircel offers STD calls @ 25p/min


Srinagar, July 17: As a special Ramadan offer, Aircel today launched “RishtokaRecharge” - STD calling at 25p/min.  “With this offer the customers can stay connected with their family and friends across the country with this attractive low rate pack available for Rs. 22 only,” the company More

KVK Ganderbal organises farmers’ camp


Ganderbal, July 17: Director Indian Meteorological unit Srinagar, Sonam Lotus today said that farmers need to be well informed about the daily weather conditions for getting better crop. Addressing a gathering of farmers of this district, Lotus said: “Often the farmers face loss when their More

  • Kashmir

In JK, NHPC fails to light up catchment areas

Scheme For Free Power From Central Power Stations Yet To Take Off; PDD Completed Formalities In 2011


Srinagar, July 17: A major program to lighten up areas falling in peripheries of power stations owned by the Central Public Selling Utilities (CPSU) is yet to take off in Jammu and Kashmir owing to the More

  • Srinagar City

Forget flyover, Chana Pora-Ram Bagh road gets more potholes


Srinagar, July 17: Forget the government assurance of constructing flyover on this congested road, the Chana Pora-Ram Bagh motorway is getting more of potholes with each passing day as the Roads and Buildings More

  • Jammu

Bafa, Jagga to continue as PDP state secretaries

Jammu, July 17: Thakur Balbir Singh, General Secretary of PDP, on Wednesday said that veteran leader Hussain Ali Bafa and Jagjit Singh Jagga would continue to function as state secretaries of the People More

  • South Asia

Jamaat leader in Bangladesh sentenced to death


Dhaka, July 17: A top leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party was sentenced to death today by a special Bangladeshi tribunal for committing "crimes against humanity" and unleashing ruthless militias on unarmed More

  • PaK

Practice of receiving federal ministers at Kohala draws flak


Muzaffarabad, July 17: AJK Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed has asked five members of his cabinet to receive Federal Minister for Kashmir affairs Birjees Tahir at Kohala bridge on his maiden visit More

  • Gk Features

Heart disease in Children and Adolescents

A major public health issue!

Heart to Heart


Children with heart disease, is a big burden on the society and their diagnosis and timely management is our responsibility. Most of them if picked early in life can be corrected to a great extent.These More

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