Grenade lobbed at Security vehicle in Srinagar

Grenade lobbed at Security vehicle in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 5: Central Reserve Police Force Thursday claimed that unidentified persons lobbed a grenade on SSB vehicle near Flyover at Jahangir Chowk here in the heart of Srinagar city. CRPF Spokesperson Sanjay Kumar said that unknown persons tossed a grenade on SSB security vehicle (HR558281) near flyover that is under construction near Jahangir Chowk. […]

First Aadhar enrollment, updating centre opened in Srinagar GPO

Srinagar, Jun 4: Department of Post, Jammu and Kashmir Circle on Wednesday opened first Aadhar Enrollment and Updating Centre in Srinagar GPO to facilitate the general public, an official spokesperson in a statement said. The spokesman said that the center was inaugurated today in Srinagar GPO by Saugat Biswas, Secretary Information Technology, J&K Govt. in […]

Family of slain Sikh woman protests in Srinagar, seek justice

Srinagar, Jul 4: The family of a Sikh lady who according to the family was killed by her in-laws in Mehjoor Nagar area of Srinagar, staged a protest demonstration at press colony Srinagar on Wednesday demanding punishment for the culprits. The family and relatives of the slain Sikh women assembled at press colony holding banner […]

Administration fails to stop sale of Cigarettes near schools in Srinagar

Administration fails to stop sale of Cigarettes near schools in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 3: The Administration has failed to prevent sale of cigarettes and tobacco products in the areas of educational institutions. In Srinagar’s commercial hub, for instance, almost all the educational institutions have their nearby groceries selling cigarettes and tobacco products. Abdul Majeed, a parent whose son studies in Burn Hall, said that, “we all […]

SMC seizes one quintal polythene bags in Srinagar

SMC seizes one quintal polythene bags in Srinagar

Srinagar, Jul 3: The anti-polythene squad of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has seized one quintal of polythene bags from several parts of Srinagar city. An official statement issued Tuesday said that the SMC imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on numerous shopkeepers for stocking and selling goods in polythene and shoppers carrying polythene bags while […]

Kashmiri girls falling prey to drugs Stress, family disputes main causes, say doctors

Kashmiri girls falling prey to drugs Stress, family disputes main causes, say doctors

Srinagar, Jul 2: Drug abuse, known to be widespread among youth in Kashmir Valley, is now showing a new trend whereby teenage girls are increasingly turning into addicts. College-going girls are abusing substances, especially toluene, a common thinner, is testified to by officials at the de-addiction centre in Srinagar. Sources said that girls students abuse […]

Ongoing flood control drill to continue for 3 months: Div Com

Flood control efforts being monitored at highest levels Srinagar, Jul 1: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Sunday said the situation having arisen from incessant rains is being closely monitored at all levels in all the Valley districts and that there is no need to panic even as he cautioned those living around rivers and […]

Incessant rains submerge City areas

SMC presses in for dewatering City, Commissioner monitors exercise Srinagar, Jun 29: The incessant rains since Wednesday evening has left scores of areas in Srinagar waterlogged, thus leaving the residents there to face inconvenience. It is worth to mention here that the local Meteorological department (MeT) has predicted end to the wet spell on Saturday. […]

Pratap Park turns into hangout spot for students bunking classes

Srinagar, Jun 28: The Pratap Park in city center Lal chowk has turned into hangout spot for scores of students studying in different educational institutions in the vicinity who are seen bunking classes under the very nose of school authorities. Eyewitness working at different shops around the park said that the students studying at women’s […]

Barring Kulgam, life returns to normal in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jul 26: Life returned to normal on Tuesday in Kashmir valley after remaining crippled for a day on Monday due to a strike called by separatists against civilian killings in security force action, Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) and fresh arrest of youths in the valley. However, business and other activities remained paralyzed in […]