‘BJP biggest threat to India’

‘BJP biggest threat to India’

New Delhi, Dec 21: The only threat that the nation faces is from the BJP and its government, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said Friday in response to the Centre’s move to authorise 10 central agencies to intercept “any information” on computers. Terming the move as “wrong”, he said such a […]

2 Army JCOs killed in sniper attack along LoC in Kupwara

2 Army JCOs killed in sniper attack along LoC in Kupwara

Jehangir Lolabi Srinagar, Dec 21: Two army officers were killed in a ‘sniper attack’ by Pakistan army along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday late afternoon. Official sources said that Pakistan army in “violation of ceasefire” opened the sniper fire upon the army’s 2/8 GR posts in Peer Baba Grahat […]

Imran Khan asks UN to probe ‘atrocities’ in Kashmir

Imran Khan asks UN to probe ‘atrocities’ in Kashmir

Islamabad, Dec 21: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan asked the United Nations to investigate ‘atrocities’ in Kashmir and play its role in stopping them, reports said. “Prime Minister Imran Khan called UN Secretary-General António Guterres to express deep shock and concern at the grave human rights violations by forces in Kashmir and underscored UN’s role […]

PC will contest on all 87 Assembly seats: Sajad

PC will contest on all 87 Assembly seats: Sajad

Srinagar, Dec 21: People’s Conference (PC) Chairman Sajad Lone on Friday said that his party will fight elections in all 87 assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir. “Our candidates will contest in Kashmir, Chenab Valley, Jammu and Ladakh. There will be no pre-poll alliance with anyone. We will contest on its own,” Lone said at […]

Govt cancels employees’ attachment orders

Govt cancels employees’ attachment orders

Srinagar, Dec 21: Amid protest by secretariat employees, the government has ordered cancellation of attachments of Government Employees. “The undersigned is directed to invite the attention of all the Administrative Secretaries to the Circular No. 22-GAD of 2018 dated 06-07-2018, regarding the captioned subject and to request them to implement the instructions contained in the […]

PDP core group meeting today

PDP core group meeting today

Srinagar, Dec 21: President Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has called a meeting of party’s core group on Saturday at her fair view residence at Gupkar road Srinagar. Party sources said, the meeting is likely to review the party affairs including the current spate of dissidence and […]

Manzoor Anjum bereaved

Srinagar, Dec 21: The mother of senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Daily Uqab, Manzoor Anjum passed away on Friday morning at her residence in Gulshan Colony Aalochi Bagh Srinagar. Family sources said that Misra Bano was unwell from a very long time and breathed her last at her residence around 8: 30 on Friday morning. […]

Secretary transport concerned over increasing road accidents

Secretary transport concerned over increasing road accidents

‘Direct authorities to be tough against violators’ Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Dec 21: Concerned over the high rate of casualties in frequent road accidents in the state, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has directed the authorities to take stern action against the traffic violators. The Government has also directed the officials to constitute special checking squads […]

Be committed, accessible to patients: Governor Malik advises doctors

Jammu, Dec 21: Asserting that the doctors fraternity must treat patients as a part of their families, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday advised the fraternity to remain committed, specialised in their field and most important to remain accessible to the patients. Congratulating newly recruited doctors, teaching faculty, nurses and other members […]

Cold wave grips Kashmir as ‘Chillai Kalan’ begins on a dry note

Cold wave grips Kashmir as ‘Chillai Kalan’ begins on a dry note

Srinagar, Dec 21: The 40-day harshest period of winter in Kashmir — ‘Chillai Kalan’ — marked its beginning on a harsh note as world famous Dal Lake and other water bodies were frozen partly on Friday, when the night temperature dipped further and settled several degrees below freezing point. Meanwhile, all the water bodies, including […]