Crackdown in Lal Chowk, frisking at several other places

People Complain Of Inconvenience; Police Terms It Routine Security Drill

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

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 in. Some other parts of the city witnessed frisking of vehicles, putting people to lot of inconvenience More

Government approves Rs 91 cr rehab package for Jammu migrants

JK Govt Pledges Rs 1 Cr for PM's Relief Fund for Uttrakhand Flood-Affected

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 21: The State cabinet which met here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday accorded approval to Rs 91.56 crore ‘Rehabilitation Package’ for return of Jammu migrants and its submission to the Government of India for allocation of funds. Sources said Government More

CEO visits GHSS Laridora, terms allegations baseless

Four Teachers Arrested: Police

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, June 21: A day after four teachers of Government Higher Secondary School, Laridora, here were arrested allegedly on charges of eve-teasing, the Chief Education Officer, Baramulla, visited the institute on Friday and held talks with the students. Four teachers of Govt Higher Secondary More

Qazi Yasir’s health deteriorates in custody

Referred To SKIMS For Treatment; Protests, Clashes Rock Islamabad

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), June 21: Chairman Umat-e-Islami and Mirwaiz South Kashmir, Qazi Ahmad Yasir, was Friday referred to Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) after his health deteriorated in custody.  Yasir has been under arrest for the last two weeks.  The news of his ill More

Police trainees call off strike, join Yatra duties

Passing-Out Parade Delayed Due To Law And Order Problem: Principal

SHEIKH NAZIR

Ganderbal, June 21: The agitating trainees at Police Training School (PTS) Manigam in Lar area Friday called off their hunger strike after which authorities deputed them to different places in Ganderbal district and its surroundings on Yatra duty. Police sources said that Inspector General More

18 years on, Bandipora slaughterhouse under illegal occupation

Illegitimate Slaughtering Pesters Locals

GK CORRESPONDENT

Bandipora, June 21: People of this north Kashmir township are demanding immediate evacuation of the slaughterhouse, allegedly, occupied by some locals in Nowpora area of the town since 1995. Lacking proper slaughterhouse, people in Nowpora area are facing acute problems due to stinking smell More

Dr Beg hits out at Fotedar, says special status means autonomy

‘WHY DO WE HAVE 2 FLAGS, 2 CONSTITUTIONS?’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, June 21: Hitting back at the Central Working Committee member of the Congress, Makhan Lal Fotedar, the National Conference leader and MP Dr Mehboob Beg Friday said if 1975 Accord guarantees the special status of Jammu and Kashmir by virtue of article 370, that itself means restoration of More

Govt orders placement, postings of 34 AEEs as in-charge Xens in PHE Deptt
Srinagar, June 21: The Government has ordered placement of 34 Assistant Executive Engineers as in-charge Executive Engineers (Civil) Hydraulic Wing in PHE Department in their own pay and grade with immediate effect.The promotees are, Iftikhar Ahmad Kakroo, Azad Ahmad Beigh, Manzoor Ahmad Wani More

Join Politics: Sajad to educated youth
Srinagar, June 21: Peoples’ Conference Chairman, Sajad Lone on Friday said the key to pulling Kashmir out of the current mess of favoritism, misgovernance and corruption lies in young, educated and well-meaning youth joining politics. “The State has been suffocated both politically and economically More

Flori employees call off 35- day strike
Srinagar, June 21: On the assurance of Minister of State for Agriculture, Horticulture and Floriculture Nazir Ahmad Gurezi, the Floriculture Employees and Workers Association today called off their 35-day old strike.Interacting with the workers, the Minister assured them that their all genuine More

Tree Talk held at Pahalgam
Srinagar, June 21: More than 40 IFS probationers participated in Tree Talk at Pahalgam in south Kashmir on Friday, an official spokesman said.   He said forty IFS probationers of 2012-14 undergoing probationary training at Indira Gandhi Forest Academy Dehradun on visit to JK participated More

NTEA demands release of promotion list
Srinagar, June 21: Demanding immediate release of promotion list, Non-Teaching Employees Association (NTEA) on Friday sought intervention of the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for its immediate release.   “Two departmental promotion committee meetings have been held in Jammu Division for More

11km Banihal-Qazigund rail tunnel ready
Srinagar, June 21: The 11 km long railway tunnel between Banihal and Qazigund is ready with nearly 200 CCTVs, 25 telephone booths and a number of auto sensors installed in it to ensure a hassle free journey for commuters. “192 CCTVs, 25 exhaust fans, 25 telephone booths and a number of auto sensors More

Accidents claim 3 lives

2 DIE, 13 INJURED IN BUDGAM MISHAP

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 21: At least two persons died and 13 others were wounded in a road accident in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday, while a man died and six others sustained injuries in separate accidents across the Valley, police said.     A police spokesman said that More

Hurriyat (G) rejects Mirwaiz’s Indo-Pak summit proposal

‘IT’S NEW DELHI’S GAME-PLAN TO MAKE GLOBAL VOICE IRRELEVANT’

Srinagar, June 21: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Friday rejected the proposal of Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq that Indo-Pak leaders should either meet in Srinagar or Muzaffarabad to hold talks on Kashmir issue.   “Hurriyat (G) in principle opposes and disagrees with More

  • Kashmir

Crackdown in Lal Chowk, frisking at several other places

People Complain Of Inconvenience; Police Terms It Routine Security Drill

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

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

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

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

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

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

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

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

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

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

‘STRESS DUE TO OVERWORK CAN LEAD TO MENTAL DISORDERS’

CONCERN

INSHA LATIEF

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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