Bandipora girls join as cabin crew
Srinagar, June 21: The Army has helped in the placement of two young girls from north Kashmir’s Bandipora district and the duo would join as a cabin crew.Under Sadhbhawana operation Army had sponsored the training of one boy and three girls of Bandipora in Airborne Academy located at Mominabaad More

K-issue cause of Indo-Pak strife: Zaffar
Srinagar, June 21: Hurriyat Conference (M) senior leader and chairman Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Zafar Akbar Butt on Friday said the Kashmir issue is the main cause of strife between India and Pakistan Addressing a public meeting at Qazigund in south Kashmir Zaffar said: “It is obligatory More

2-yr old goes missing
Pattan, June 21: A 2-year old baby girl went missing from this north Kashmir area on Thursday. Zeenat Ashraf daughter of Muhammad Ashraf Rather of Buchoo Pattan went missing from her home Thursday afternoon. The family has lodged a missing report in Police stationPattan and Police have launched More

JKNGSEA seeks redressal of demands
Srinagar, June 21: A meeting of J&K (NG) Statistical Employees Association (JKNGSEA) was held under the chairmanship of its President, P S Jamwal. In a statement a spokesman of the association said the main agenda of the meeting was to assess the present scenario and lukewarm response of the More

Contractual teachers hail Akbar Lone
Srinagar, June 21: Appreciating the efforts of Minister for Higher Education Muhammad Akbar Lone for quality education, College Contractual Teachers Association has condemned the allegations made by some persons against him.“Since the day Lone has taken the charge as education minister here, the More

Soiteng residents threaten agitation
Srinagar, June 21: Threatening to launch an agitation against the consecutive power tariff hike, residents of Soiteng have demanded immediate revocation of new hike in power tariff.“We’re paying Rs 330 monthly power fee. In February, PDD sent us the bills reading the amount payable 543. When we More

Islamabad Bar elects Prez , Secretary
Srinagar, June 21: The District Bar Association Islamabad (Anantnag) has elected its president and secretary.Advocate Fayaz Ahmad Sodagar was elected as president and Syed Wasiq Ahmad as secretary of the association.  Sodagar defeated his opponent, Riyaz Ahmad Khan while   S Wasiq More

Woman attempts suicide
Srinagar, June 21: A woman made an abortive bid to end her life in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district, police said on Friday.        A police spokesman said that a 65-year old woman set herself ablaze at Damhal near Achabal. She was shifted to District Hospital More

3- day urs commences at Khansahib
Budgam, June 21:  The 3-day urs of Syed Saliha (RA} commenced here in central Kashmir on Friday on the occasion thousands  of devotees thronged the shrine. The MLA Khansahib Hakim Muhammad Yaseen also paid tributes at shrine. More

Sensitization programme concludes
Srinagar, June 21: J&K State Resource Centre of University of Kashmir organized two day sensitization cum workshop here for member secretaries and district coordinators of JK.  The participants were sensitized about Saakshar Bhart Programme and its implementation at grassroot level. About More

  • Kashmir

Crackdown in Lal Chowk, frisking at several other places

People Complain Of Inconvenience; Police Terms It Routine Security Drill


Srinagar, June 21: Police Friday carried out a cordon and search operation in the city's commercial hub Lal Chowk and its adjoining areas following intelligence inputs that militants might try to sneak More

  • Srinagar City

Fragile power network risks another Dar Mohalla

Why PDD prefers investment in re-metering over public safety, ask residents


Srinagar, June 21: With the ruling coalition government preferring “controversial” investment worth millions in fresh metering of the already metered areas in Srinagar, the fragile power transmission network More

  • Jammu

Army reviews Amarnath Yatra security arrangements


Jammu, June 21: Amid intelligence inputs of militant threat to Amarnath yatra, the Army today reviewed security measures for the smooth conduct of the annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 mt high cave shrine More

  • South Asia

15 killed in Peshawar suicide blast


Peshawar, June 21: At least 15 people were killed and over 30 injured today when a suicide bomber blew himself up amidst scores of worshippers attending Friday prayers at a Shia madrassa on the outskirts More

  • World

Kerry visiting India for strategic dialogue


Washington, June 21: US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation of his cabinet colleagues and top military commanders, today left for India as part of his 10-day seven nation Asia More

  • Gk Features

Her mental health




FOR the past four months, Tehmina Akhtar (name changed), 28, a resident of district Baramulla, is undergoing treatment at Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in Rainawari, the lone psychiatric More

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