NC, PDP should not have boycotted civic polls: Governor

NC, PDP should not have boycotted civic polls: Governor

Srinagar, Oct 16: The NC and the PDP should not have boycotted the civic polls, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said Tuesday, asserting that articles 35A and 370 of the Constitution were non-issues in this election. The National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had announced not to contest the polls […]

Kashmiri students protest at AMU campus against sedition charges, harassment

Kashmiri students protest at AMU campus against sedition charges, harassment

Srinagar, Oct 16: Kashmiri students studying at the Aligarh Muslim University organised a day-long sit-in protest in the campus on Tuesday against slapping of sedition charges on three students and alleged harassment by local authorities. On Saturday, sedition cases were registered against the three students for allegedly raising “anti-India” slogans and trying to hold a […]

Governor speaks to Javadekar, Prof Tariq

Srinagar, Oct 16: Governor Satya Pal Malik this morning spoke to Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar seeking his intervention to ensure smooth studies of the Kashmiri students at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Governor also spoke to Vice-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University, Prof Tariq Mansoor in this regard. Malik urged Javadekar […]

NC expresses concern over alienation of Kashmiri students

NC expresses concern over alienation of Kashmiri students

Srinagar, Oct 16: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday expressed concern over the existing alienation in the educated youth of Kashmir gravitating them towards militancy. In a statement, South Zone President Dr Bashir Ahmad Veeri said that the youth of Kashmir have become prime targets of those who pursue chauvinistic nationalism across the country. […]

‘Kashmir Aligs’ warns of protests

Srinagar, Oct 16: Kashmir Aligs, the association of AMU Alumni hailing from the state of Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday warned of statewide protests if sedition case against Kashmiri students were not dropped. Kashmir Aligs in a statement issued today demanded the withdrawal of sedition and other charges levelled against these students by the UP […]

Forest fires continue to destroy green gold, authorities in slumber

Forest fires continue to destroy green gold, authorities in slumber

Ishtyaq Ahmad Srinagar, Oct 16: Forest fire has emerged as a major problem in Jammu and Kashmir as the fire is not only swallowing green gold, but is also producing a huge amount of smoke, spreading respiratory problems among the local population. During the current year fire broke out in the upper reaches of Brein […]

Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall

Upper reaches receive fresh snowfall

Srinagar, Oct 16: The upper reaches, including border town of Gurez, received fresh snowfall while skies remained cloudy in the plain in Kashmir valley, resulting in dip in the maximum temperature. However, the night temperature improved and settled above normal at majority of the places in the valley due to overcast conditions. A MeT department […]

J&K Bank half-yearly net profit grows 44% to 146 Cr

J&K Bank half-yearly net profit grows 44% to 146 Cr

Srinagar, Oct 16: J&K Bank, the state-owned premier financial institution and a listed entity, today reported a 44% increase in its net profit to Rs 146.34 Cr for the half year ended 30th September 2018 after the reviewed results of the Bank were adopted by the Board of Directors in the meeting held at the […]

Cent percent household electrification in JK soon: Commissioner Secy PDD

Cent percent household electrification in JK soon: Commissioner Secy PDD

New Delhi, Oct 16: Jammu and Kashmir is all set to achieve the target of providing ‘Power for All’ with electrification of each and every household across the state soon. This was stated by the Commissioner Secretary Power Development Department (PDD), Hirdesh Kumar, while speaking during the ‘Review Planning and Monitoring (RPM)’ meeting chaired by […]

Last phase of ULB polls today

Last phase of ULB polls today

Srinagar, Oct 15: The last phase of the urban local bodies polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday will see nearly 150 candidates vie for 37 wards. The four-phase elections began on October 8 and will end on October 16. In the first three phases polls, a majority of people stayed away from polling booths […]