Arrest spree in Tral sparks protest

Tral, Mar 21: Locals from different hamlets of south Kashmir’s Tral town staged protest against the arrest spree. The protest turned violent when youth resorted to stone-pelting while forces responded with firing tear-smoke shells. Eyewitnesses said that a large number of people from different villages of Tral including Naher, Khasipora, Nazneenpora, Pinglish, Laru and others […]

PDP appoints district youth secretaries, presidents

Srinagar, Mar 21: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) appointed it’s various workers as Youth Secretaries, Presidents. A PDP handout reads that Mehraj ud din shah has been appointed as State Secretary Youth, Mohd Ashraf Malik as General Secretary Kupwara, Mir Basharat as Youth Secretary North Kashmir, G M Mir as Secretary Youth, Shahid Bilal as Youth […]

One held for selling fake parking tickets in Srinagar

Srinagar, Mar 21: Srinagar police received complaints regarding selling of fake parking tickets near GPO residency road Srinagar. Acting on these complaints, a police party of Police Station Kothibagh arrested one accused identified as Ishfaq Ahmed Reshi son of Shakeel Ahmed resident of Tangmarg along with fake parking tickets from the spot. A case FIR […]

Cong, NC afraid of BJP: Gupta

Srinagar, Mar 21: Senior BJP leader and former speaker JK Assembly Kavinder Gupta Thursday said NC and Congress are afraid of BJP that forced them to form an alliance. Talking to a news agency, Gupta said NC and Congress had always fought elections against each other, but this time they know the popularity of BJP […]

PC leader Salam ud din Bajad joins NC

Srinagar, Mar 21: Noted broadcaster, Former Deputy Director General Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar, Chief Editor Nawa-e-Qoum and PC 2014 Baramulla LS candidate Salam Ud Din Bajad on Thursday joined Jammu and Kashmir National Conference. Welcoming former Broadcaster into the party fold, party vice president Omar Abdullah said, “Our party stands for equitable development approach for meeting […]

Train service resume in Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 21: Train service resumed on Thursday after remaining suspended for security reasons on Wednesday in the Kashmir valley, where separatists had called for a general strike in protest against the alleged custodial death of a principal of a local private school in Awantipora in Pulwama on March 19. We have resumed all train […]

National Conference repeatedly benefitted from poll boycott: PC

Srinagar, Mar 21: Terming the National Conference a party of traitors, the Peoples Conference today said that three generations of the Abdullah family looted the nation to mint personal fortunes worth billions. In a statement Peoples Conference (PC) spokesperson Adnan Ashraf Mir said Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah laid the foundation of erosion of special status enjoyed […]

SJAC engineers appeal Guv admin to redress long pending issues

Srinagar, Mar 21: The State Joint Action Committee of Graduate Engineers on Thursday appealed the Governor administration to fulfill their long pending demands including issuance of ACP approved by the cabinet in 2018, Anomaly JE, a fixed travel allowance and Adhocism. The SJAC employees led by Er Firdous Bhat, Er Farooq Ganie and Er Irshad […]

Horticulture dept organises plantation drive

Sets target of planting 6 lakh fruit trees in 2019 Srinagar, Mar 21: Horticulture Department today organised a Plantation drive here at Fruit Plant Nursery, Zakura to commemorate International Day of Forest. On the occasion, the Director Horticulture Aijaz Ahmad Bhat planted fruit bearing trees in presence of Joint Director Horticulture Lokesh Bali, Chief Horticulture […]