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 agency--of the multi crore project took up the construction of Super Specialty Hospital More

Where is Super Specialty Children Hospital?

Court directs AAG to collect info


Srinagar, July 27:  The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the government to provide information about the steps taken for construction of super specialty children hospital in Kashmir.A division bench of High Court Comprising Justice Muhammad Yaqoob Mir and justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur More

Video showing Grand Mufti enjoying music stirs controversy

‘It was a seminar, not a music conference’


Srinagar, July 27: A video showing Grand Mufti of Jammu and Kashmir Bashiruddin Ahmad enjoying music, an act he termed as forbidden in Islam, went viral today, drawing sharp reactions online.The Grand Mufti is seen in the video in the company of several other persons, including women, at a gathering More

Govt shielding killers: PDP
Srinagar, July 26:  Showing displeasure and dissatisfaction over the report of Special DG BSF Dlip Trivedi on Gool killings, opposition Peoples Democratic Party Friday alleged that efforts are on by the government to shield the guilty rather than punish them.“We were already aware that the More

Javid Mir joins Hurriyat (M)


Srinagar, July 27: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (H) chairman Javid Ahmad Mir on Saturday formally joined Hurriyat Conference (M).Mirwaiz, while welcoming the return of JKLF into the amalgam, said the Hurriyat has always represented the real political and emotional aspirations of Kashmiris. “ More

Doctor’s misbehavior sparks protest


Kupwara, July 27: Female paramedical staff of Community Health Centre (CHC) at Zachaldara in Handwara on Saturday staged a protest against a contractual doctor for misbehaving with them.Staff of the hospital staged a sit-in in front of CHC Zachaldara and boycotted the work demanding legal action More

Mustafa Kamal is insane: Hurriyat (M)
Srinagar, July 27: A day after Additional General Secretary of National Conference   Dr Mustafa Kamal accused Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq of being “Indian Agent,” the amalgam on Tuesday described him as “insane.”    “It is a known fact that NC dragged Kashmiris More

ASHA workers demand enhancement, timely wages
Srinagar, July 27: Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers Saturday held a rally under the banner of CITU at Press Colony here to press for resolution of their demands. The workers demanded that NRHM should be made a permanent scheme, besides government employee status for ASHAs More

EJAC (Q) to hold demo on Aug 3

Seeks Fulfillment Of ULB Employees’ Demand

Srinagar, July 27: Employees’ Joint Action Committee (Q) is holding a protest demonstration at Press Colony here on August 3, to press for the fulfillment of the demands of the employees of urban local bodies. The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of EJAC held here today with its president More

Thieves on prowl in Kangan

Locals start night patrolling


Kangan, July 27: Irked by failure of police to nab the thieves in Kangan, inhabitants have started night patrolling at village level in the area.  The inhabitants said they had many times approached the concerned authorities to take measures for arresting the thieves. “But police failed to More

Er Rashid visits Gool
Srinagar, July 27: President Awami Ittihaad Party (AIP) and MLA Lan gate, Engineer Rashid Saturday said that people of Jammu have rendered unflinching sacrifices since 1947.  He said both the mainstream and separatist camp have failed to address the grievances of Jammu region.  < More

Zaffar aghast at fresh arrest spree

Appeals Budgam residents to maintain brotherhood

Srinagar, July 27: Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Chairman and Hurriyat (M) leader Zaffar Akbar Bhat Friday expressed concern over the fresh arrest spree and ‘use of force started by armed forces after the bloodbath at Gool Ramban. He also appealed Budgam residents to maintain religious More

Aspirants smell rat in B.Tech admissions in IUST

Seek extension of date for documents submission


Srinagar, July 27: Aspirants have accused the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) authorities of making efforts to pave way for blue eyed students scoring low merit to get admissions in B.Tech Lateral Entry Programmes.   A delegation of students waiting for their final More

Moulana Yousuf Shah remembered
Srinagar, July 27:  The 46th death anniversary of renowned political, religious and spiritual leader of Kashmir late Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Yousuf Shah  was observed on Saturday. A  special Quranic recitation session was held at the Awami Action Committee headquarters which More

Woman dies after delivering baby

Family blames docs, protesters ransack hospital


Tral, Jul 27: The death of a woman, due to the alleged negligence of the doctors, sparked off protests in this south Kashmir town on Saturday.Reports said that Afroza Akhtar, wife of Tariq Ahmad Shah, 28 , of Tral Bala was admitted in the Sub-district hospital, Tral on Friday evening.“Soon More

Minister’s cavalcade attacked
Hajin, July 27: Police on Saturday resorted to heavy tear gas shelling when agitated youth pelted stones on the cavalcade of Minister for Higher Education Muhammad Akbar Lone in north Kashmir’s Hajin area of Bandipora. The Minister was in the area to condole the demise of a political activist.According 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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