Hailstorm destroys crops in south Kashmir

  Aman Malik Anantnag, Apr 19: Massive hailstorm has damaged rabi crops in some parts of south Kashmir, while the harvest of wheat, mustard and fruits. The showers and hailstorm hit the farmers in Yaripora Kulgam and Bijbehara Anantnag. The hailstorm, which started around afternoon hours resulted in the loss of every standing crop in […]

Lady died in road accident at Kulgam

Srinagar, Apr 19: An elderly lady lost her life in a road accident in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. A WagonR car bearing registration No. JK01L 0232 hit and injured an elderly lady identified as Khatija Begum resident of Mirhama at Mirhama. Later on, the said lady succumbed to her injuries. In this regard, a […]

Div Com reviews status of major road, bridge projects in Srinagar

New Mahjoor Nagar Bridge to be commissioned on May 5 Srinagar, Apr 19: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Thursday visited Rajbagh and Mahjoor Nagar localities here to review the status of mega road and bridge projects under construction in these areas. The Div Com directed the officials of various departments to work in tandem […]

Tourism Minister orders attachment of Director SKICC

  Jammu, Apr 19: Minister for Tourism Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today ordered attachment of Director Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) Yasmeen Khan along with engineering staff. The Minister issued the orders in connection with the allegations against the officer(s) for violation of rules and norms amounting to abuse of official position, breach of trust, thereby […]

Venue of Bandipora DDB meeting changed

Bandipora, Apr 19: According to District Development Commissioner Bandipora Khursheed Ahmad Sanai, the venue of District Development Board Meeting scheduled on April 21 has been changed from Conference Hall Mini Secretariat Bandipora to Meeting Hall Manasbal Development Authority. Accordingly, all concerned Board Members, Heads of Departments, Sectoral and District Officers are informed to attend the […]

Crime Branch registers FIR against imposter

Srinagar, Apr 19: Crime Branch Kashmir today registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a Basant Bagh resident for impersonation and fraud. The accused duped a Khansahib resident under the pretext of providing a license for Gas Agency at Pulwama and cheated him to deposit an amount of Rs 35 lakh by impersonating to be […]

10 high cholesterol foods to avoid

  Cholesterol is a fat found in the blood and is necessary for production of hormones and functioning of membranes. When it comes to good cholesterol, our body makes it with the help of correct diet. But when it comes to high cholesterol, you are at a high risk of heart disease and stroke.We give […]

Hog on fruits, veggies to stay fit in summer

  Soaring temperatures make people lazy, so it’s time to make some di-etary changes to stay fit during summer. Experts suggest that adding se-lective fruits and vegetables to everyday diet can show up great results.Laurence Beeken, food information executive at Weight Loss Resources, enlists some seasonal superfoods that can do wonders if taken religious-ly throughout […]