Kashmir-born Pak woman wins N-Peace Award

Kashmir-born Pak woman wins N-Peace Award

Islamabad, Nov 20: Farhat Asif, a Kashmir-born Pakistani activist has won this year’s N-Peace Award given by UNDP Asia Pacific Regional Center (APRC) and Institute for Inclusive Security, USA. She won the award in “Campaign For Action” category. Farhat Asif is the founder and president of Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies. The N-Peace Award […]

US scientists predict more big earthquakes in 2018

US scientists predict more big earthquakes in 2018

Washington, Nov 20: If a prediction by two US scientists were true then the world could see an increase in the number of strong earthquakes in 2018 and the next few years, a media report said. Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado and Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana, who presented their research […]

Brace up for severe cold as mercury may dip further: MeT

Srinagar, Nov 20: Although there will be no rains for nearly a week, but weathermen on Monday asked people to brace up for severe cold as mercury may dip further next week across Kashmir valley. “Weather will remain cloudy in coming days but there will be no rains for over a week. There will be […]

Srinagar-Leh highway reopens, Mughal road remain closed for 4th day

Srinagar-Leh highway reopens, Mughal road remain closed for 4th day

Srinagar, Nov 20: The national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir valley, reopened while the historic Mughal road remained closed for the fourth day on Monday due to slippery road condition following snowfall. Meanwhile, the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, linking Kashmir with the rest of the country was through for traffic though heavy vehicles will […]

DSEK to declare 8th standard results today

Srinagar, Nov 20: Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) will declare the results of 8th standard exams of Kashmir valley Tuesday. Officials in DSEK said that a total of 86391 students appeared in the exams held in last month which included 42743 boys and 43648 girls. Confirming to a news agency, Director School Education, Kashmir, […]

Govt transfers six KAS officers

Govt transfers six KAS officers

Srinagar, Nov 20: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday transferred six KAS officers with immediate effect in the interest of administration. According to separate orders, Narinder Singh Bali (KAS), Additional District Development Commissioner, Doda, has been transferred and posted as Special Secretary to the Government,Information Department. Rakesh Kumar Srangal (KAS), Chief Executive Officer, Tourism […]

Info deptt back to its old tactics, ‘powerful’ officials don’t care!

Info deptt back to its old tactics, ‘powerful’ officials don’t care!

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Nov 19: Despite remaining in news for resorting to unfair distribution of the government advertisements, the state run Information department is continuing with its “vendetta policy” towards the local dailies being published from Srinagar. Since the day Information portfolio has been taken back from Chaduary Zulfikar the officials of the department have […]

190 militants killed in Kashmir this year: Army

190 militants killed in Kashmir this year: Army

LeT leadership wiped out: Police Srinagar, Nov 19: General Officer Commanding of Army’s 15 Chinar Corps, Lt General JS Sandhu Sunday said that government forces have killed 190 militants across Kashmir this year and these killings have brought remarkable changes in Valley. “This year as you all know we have had a number of successful […]

Strike affects normal life in Valley

Strike affects normal life in Valley

Srinagar, Nov 19: Normal life was affected on Sunday due to strike called by separatists against daily Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) by security forces and killing of militants in the valley. However, famous Sunday market remained unaffected as hundreds of vendors have put up stalls in this summer capital. A top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander, […]

Train service remains suspended

Train service remains suspended

Srinagar, Nov 19: Train service remained suspended for the second day on Sunday for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where separatists have called for a general strike against the killing of militants and Cordoned and Search Operation (CASO). We have not operated any train Sunday also, a senior railway official said. He said a […]