Toll Exemption forms on sale

Food unit holders cause huge losses to local poultry industry Srinagar, Jul 21: A major scam has come to fore as a few food processing units in Kashmir who get exemption from toll tax to import poultry for their units sell it to distributors which hits the economy of the local poultry rearing units. According […]

Police arrest 15 timber smugglers in Sopore forests

  Sopore, Jul 21: Police have launched a crackdown against the timber smugglers by arresting fifteen persons during nocturnal raid in Charehaar forest area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said the detained involved in a number of forest smuggling cases in forests of Sopore. A police officer said that acting on a […]

Woman’ death triggers protests in MCH Anantnag

  Srinagar, Jul 21: The death of a pregnant woman allegedly due to negligence of the doctors at Maternity and child Care hospital (MCH) Anantnag triggered off protests on Sunday even as hospital authorities have ordered an inquiry into the incident. Reports said that family of the woman joined by locals staged a protest inside […]

Pedestrian killed in road mishap

  Srinagar, Jul 21: A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a speedy two-wheeler at Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday. Reports said that a 55-year-old man identified as Ghulam Mohammad War, son of Ghulam Qadir War, a resident of Warpora received serious injuries after being hit by a […]

Rape accused escapes from police custody; four cops suspended

Jammu, Jul 21: An accused in a rape case, who was brought at a hospital here for treatment, escaped from police custody, officials said on Sunday. Four policemen escorting him have been suspended for dereliction of duty and a department inquiry ordered against them. Sajad Ahmad, a resident of Chakyas village of Drass in Kargil, […]

Akbar Lone does not represent civilized people of Sonawari: JKPM

His comments against Er Rashid reflect NC’s desperation Srinagar, Jul 21: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) Chief Spokesperson Advocate Sajad Sheikh has expressed his outrage against the use of unparliamentary language by NC MP Mohammad Akhbar Lone for Chairman AIP Er. Rashid. Sheikh Sajad said that the said NC MP does not represent the […]

Noted Kupwara lawyer Malik Dilshad passes away

Srinagar, Jul 21: Noted senior lawyer from Kupwara Malik Dilshad passed away at SKIMS Soura on Sunday morning. He was hospitalized a few weeks ago after he developed serious health complications. He was in his seventies. He practiced law at District Court Kupwara for nearly four decades and was considered a successful lawyer. He is […]

I was always an outsider in NC: G N Ratanpuri

  Srinagar, Jul 21: Former Member of Parliament G N Ratanpuri has said that he was always an outsider in the National Conference. “I was on the fence, never allowed to set second foot in the party, but all through these ten years I forcefully voiced my opinion and the concerns of common Kashmiri despite […]

Amarnath Yatra progressing smoothly, 2.60 lakh pay obeisance so far

  Srinagar, Jul 21: Fresh batches of yatries left base camps on Sunday to undertake annual pilgrimage to holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, where so far 2.60 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance since the commencement of the yatra from July Ist. Yatra from both shortest Baltal and traditional Pahalgam tracks was progressing […]

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