‘Govt deputes 2 member committee to Makkah’
Srinagar, July 27: State government has deputed a two member committee to Makkah to discuss various issues including accommodation and transport facilities of aspiring Hajjis with the Saudi Arabia authorities.“Government has sent a two member committee to Makkah and we will make sure the smooth More

DC places two medicos under suspension
Srinagar, July 27: Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara has placed Dr Idrees, Block Medical Officer, Zachaldara and Dr Gulzar Parra, Assistant Surgeon under suspension with immediate effect for breach of peace and tranquillity in block Zachaldara and pending enquiry were attached with the office of Chief Medical More

Saqib not affiliated with us: Hizb
Srinagar, July 27: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen on Saturday said that a person from north Kashmir’s Sopore town is acting as HM militant has nothing to do with the outfit.“One Javid Ahmed Matoo alias Saqib son of Abdul Gani Matoo of Khushal Matoo Sopore is not a member of HM and the organization More

CUK Registrar awarded Fulbright Fellowship
Srinagar, July 27: Dr. Abdul Gani, Registrar, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) has been awarded 2013 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators’ Fellowship. As part of this prestigious fellowship, Dr. Gani would visit various United States Universities and other higher education More

Omar announces job for a member of family


Srinagar, July 27: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has announced government job for one member of the deceased woman's family under SRO 43. The lady was reportedly injured during the trouble in some villages of Budgam and died this morning. The Chief Minister also directed for initiating the More

Farmers demand ban on outsourcing of Nallah Ferozpora water


Tangmarg, July 27: Farmers of low lying villages of Tangmarg have demanded a ban on the unabated outsourcing of water of Nallah Ferozpora to other areas. “The irrigation of agriculture land of farms in whole Bangil has got badly affected as the water level in majority of irrigation canals More

Recent killings part of big conspiracy: Karatey
Kulgam, July 27: The chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karatey on Friday termed the recent killings of Kashmiri youth in different states as a part of a ‘bigger conspiracy.’  Karatey while addressing a public meeting here in south Kashmir said: “the killing More

Nazool-e-Quran conference held


Ganderbal, July 27: Hundreds of people participated in the Nazool-Quran conference organized by Jamati- Islami Jammu Kashmir at Manigam in Lar tehsil here. Various leaders of JeI spoke on the occasion threw light on the Islamic philosophy. They urged for the unity among Muslims. “We make a fervent More

PDP dissolves Zone committee Noorabad
Srinagar, July 27: President of PDP Mehbooba Mufti has on the recommendations of district President Kulgam dissolved the Zone Committee Noorabad, a party spokesman said in a statement. JK Media Guild hosts iftaar party Srinagar, July 27: J K Media Guild organized an iftar More

3 attempt suicide in north Kashmir
Srinagar July 27: Three persons, including a woman attempted suicide in north Kashmir on Saturday.  In a statement, a police spokesman said 16-year old Imran Ahmad Bhat resident of Heel Jageer Baramulla consumed some poisonous substance at his home. The boy was immediately rushed to the SKIMS More

Make public probe reports on spurious drug scam: CSFK
Srinagar, July 27: Civil Society Forum Kashmir (CSFK) on Saturday asked the government to make public the enquires into spurious drug scam and death of children at G B Pant hospital here. In a statement a spokesman of CSFK expressed resentment over inordinate delay in release of the reports More

Maintain peace and harmony: HCBA appeals people
Srinagar, July 27: The High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has made a fervent appeal to people in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district to maintain peace and harmony. “Whatever sect the people of Budgam may belong to, they believe in Holy Quran and Prophet Muhammad (SAW).  Being Muslims we are brothers More

JKYF screens documentary on orphans
Tangmarg, July 27: To aware people about pathetic condition of orphans and destitutes of Kashmir valley, Jammu and Kashmir Yateem Foundation (JKYF) on Saturday screened a documentary at Degree College Tangmarg and Sub District Hospital Tangmarg. The one hour long documentary “Aihsas Yateemoon More

JKEPU hails Principal Secretary
Srinagar, July 27: Jammu and Kashmir Power Employees Union (JKEPU) have expressed gratitude to Principal Secretary to Government for taking various steps for welfare of employees and people. “We express our thanks to him for undertaking development and well being of the department from all aspects More

  • Kashmir

Kashmir Super Specialty Hospital misses 5 deadlines


Srinagar, July 27: The Super Specialty Hospital in Kashmir coming up at Shireen Bagh here has missed five deadlines till date with latest being July 2013. The Central Public Works Department (CPWD)--executing More

  • Srinagar City



Srinagar, July 27: The police Saturday made a shocking revelation that two children who were found throat slit in their Bemina apartment earlier this week were killed by their mother. “Investigation More

  • Jammu

State lacks proper awareness programs for Hepatitis-B, C

Treatment Not Available In Govt Hospitals



Jammu, July 27: While the patients of fatal disease, Hepatitis-B and Hepatitis-C are on the rise world over including the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the state health department is yet come up with effective More

  • South Asia

Death toll in Pak suicide bombings rises to 57


Peshawar, July 27: The death toll in two suicide bombings targeting the Shia community in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal belt rose to 57 today as more people succumbed to their injuries. Two More

  • World

World's oldest man says this food helped him live longer

New York City, July 27: A US drug company said Friday it was considering a banana-flavoured version of its pain reliever after the world's oldest man attributed his longevity to the fruit and the drug More

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