DIG NKR orders promotion of 48 officials

Srinagar, Feb 11: A Departmental Promotion Committee under the chairmanship of Deputy Inspector General of Police NKR Atul Kumar Goel-IPS comprising of SSP Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain-JKPS and other members has promoted several officials to the next rank in the Police Department, today. 48 officials of Executive Police Range NKR Baramulla which include 11 HCs and […]

Swine flu brings more heart attacks, strokes: DAK

Srinagar, Feb 11: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said swine flu infection significantly increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. “If you catch swine flu, you are at an increased risk of having a heart attack or stroke,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Quoting a Canadian study published in The New […]

Ahead of snow prediction; max, min temps improve in Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb 11: Ahead of prediction of another spell of rain and snow during the next four days from Tuesday, the maximum and minimum temperatures improved and settled above normal at some places in Kashmir valley. However, people continued to shiver in Ladakh region, where the border town of Kargil was the coldest place in […]

Sunday market reopens after remaining closed last week in Srinagar

Srinagar, Feb 10: The famous 3-km-long Sunday market, in the summer capital, Srinagar, was open today after remaining closed last week for security reasons in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s day-long visit to the state. Hundreds of vendors have put up their stall in the weekly market from Radio Kashmir (RK), Srinagar, crossing to […]

Altaf Bukhari demands free air services for stranded passengers

Srinagar, Feb 10: Expressing serious concern over plight of stranded passengers due to the continuous closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway, former finance minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Sunday urged the Governor to seek help of Indian Air Force for evacuation of thousands of passengers who are desperate to reach to their respective destinations. In a […]

FCS&CA recovers Rs 6400 fine from erring traders

Srinagar, Feb 8: The Enforcement Squad of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) today conducted market checking at Batamaloo and recovered Rs 6400 fine from shopkeepers for violation of rules. As per a handout issued here, the team headed by Deputy Director, FCS&CA, Mohammed Akbar Bhat conducted market checking at Batamaloo and its adjoining […]

30th Road Safety Week RTO Kashmir organizes awareness camp at SKIMS Soura

30th Road Safety Week RTO Kashmir organizes awareness camp at SKIMS Soura

Srinagar, Feb 8: As part of the ongoing 30th Road Safety Week, the office of Regional Transport Officer today organized an awareness programme here at SKIMS Soura. According to a handout issued here, the staff members of the institute including the ambulance drivers and people from varied sections of the society participated in the camp. […]

BSc Nursing students stage protest, demand fee concession

Srinagar, Feb 5: The students of BSc Nursing of South campus Kashmir University on Tuesday staged a protest to demand fee concession. The students raised slogans in favour of justice and demanded immediate fee concession by the authorities. The protesting students said that the other nursing colleges offer maximum Rs 38000 per year for the […]

Employee leaders betrayed Kashmir since 90’s: Yasin Malik

Employee leaders betrayed Kashmir since 90’s: Yasin Malik

Srinagar, Feb 5: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir liberation front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday said that election and power politics has increased miseries and delayed the resolution of Jammu Kashmir dispute. Malik while taking a dig at employees’ leaders who have joined electoral politics time to time and ‘betrayed the national cause and interests […]

Police arrest five persons for gambling activities

Srinagar, Feb 5: Police in Srinagar raided a gambling site and arrested gamblers in its recent action targeting the anti-social elements of the area. Five persons were arrested following a credible input about gambling activities in M.K. Chowk area of Srinagar. Officers have seized playing cards and a stake amount of Rs 5,820 from the […]