AMID GROWING DOG SCARE NETAS, BABUS SING ALL IS WELL TUNE

M HYDERI

Srinagar, May 14: Spotting over a hundred stray dogs on prowl around could be scary and equally deadly, but this is a routine for the people living in this summer Capital while the politicians from the ruling parties and the administration say that the menace has been “taken care of because of improvement More

Buying bread? Check labeling!

Bakery shops caught flouting norms

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, May 14: The next time you buy packed bread do look for its labeling with mandatory instructions including date of packing and consumer grievance cell number, as three allegedly erring traders were fined a sum of Rs 20,000 for violating the norms. Prompted by public complaints that More

HBOA censures member for book release

Hails Govt for dockyard construction

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 14: The Houseboat Owners Association (HBOA) on Tuesday took strong exception to the release of a book on houseboats by one of its members during inauguration of dockyard at Abikarpora on banks of Dal lake on Monday.  In a statement, a spokesman of the HBOA said: “The release More

Expedite settlement of Dal dwellers at Rakh-e-Arth: Minister
SRINAGAR, MAY 14: In a bid to expedite and implement the Rakhi-e-Arth project for early settlement of Dal dwellers by allotment of plots to them, the Minister for Urban Development and Local Bodies Nawang Rigzin Jora Tuesday convened a high level meeting to discuss bottlenecks coming in the way of More

7 tourists rescued in gale
Srinagar, May 14: A group of Civil Defence(CD) volunteers Tuesday rescued seven tourists when their Shikara was about to capsize near Tinda Mohalla in Dal lake due to a sudden windstorm.  Officials said the CD volunteers identified as Javaid Ahmed, Imtiaz Hussain, Sajad Hussain and Altaf Ahmed More

Govt school buildings inaugurated
SRINAGAR, MAY 14: Speaker Legislative Assembly, Mubarak Gul on Tuesday visited Eidgah constituency and inaugurated newly constructed Government Primary School building at SDA Colony (Rakh) Noorabad and Government Middle School Badiwudoor in Eidgah Zone, an official handout said.  “The funds More

‘CT scan repaired’
Srinagar, May 14: A CT scan machine which had developed snag at the SMHS Hospital has been repaired within a record time, official sources said. They said the “oil tube of the machine had to be imported from Germany and that the same was replaced within a week.” More

  • Kashmir

Pellet guns threat to life: SHRC

Seeks Response From Government, Police

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, May 14: Observing that use of pellet guns by government forces was a serious threat to life, the State Human Rights Commission has issued notices to J&K Government and Director General of More



  • Srinagar City

AMID GROWING DOG SCARE NETAS, BABUS SING ALL IS WELL TUNE

M HYDERI

Srinagar, May 14: Spotting over a hundred stray dogs on prowl around could be scary and equally deadly, but this is a routine for the people living in this summer Capital while the politicians from the More




  • Jammu

Azad visits quake-hit Bhaderwah, Doda

Inspects Developmental Works

Doda, May 14: Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is on a visit to the earthquake-affected Doda district, Tuesday visited quake hit areas of Bhaderwah, Ghat and Doda town More



  • South Asia

UJC chief felicitates Nawaz Sharif

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, May 14: Chairman of the United Jehad Council (UJC) Syed Salahuddin has felicitated the PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif on his landmark victory in the recent polls in Pakistan.“We express our sincere More



  • World

Lord Nazir ends affiliation with Labour Party

TARIQ NAQASH

London, May 14: Lord Nazir Ahmed, the British parliamentarian of Kashmiri origin, has ended his nearly four decades old affiliation with the Labour Party with “a heavy heart” following a row over his alleged More



  • Gk Features

Muslim caretaker for a Pandit cremation ground

A Kashmiri Muslim family has been taking care of a cremation ground for Pandits for over a century in the interiors of Dal Lake

TAKING CARE

MAJID MAQBOOL

For over a century a Kashmiri Muslim family in Jala Mohalla in the interiors of Dal Lake on the Rainawari side has been taking care of a cremation ground for Kashmiri Pandits even after their migration More



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