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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Protests to safeguard Article 35A reach Dal Lake

Protests against attempts to ‘abrogate” Article 35A, which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir, today reached Dal Lake where first-of-its-kind shikara rally was...

Mirwaiz to deliver Eid sermon at Eidgah

Secretary Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid (AAJ) Srinagar today announced that Eid-ul-Azha prayers would be offered as per programme at the historic Eidgah at 9:00 am. “Prior...

ATM cheating case solved, accused arrested

Police today said it solved an ATM cheating case and arrested accused involved in the crime. “On 14 August, Tariq Ahmad Rather son of Mohammad...

Downtown traders decry lack of civic facilities

Traders and manufacturers from Downtown areas decried lack of civic facilities.   The traders under the banner of Shahr-e-Khaas traders and manufacturers co-ordination committee on said...

Urs Shah-e-Hamdan (RA) observed with fervor

Urs of Hazat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA), popularly known as Shah-e-Hamdan and Amir-e-Kabir, was Saturday observed with religious fervor. Largest congregation was held at...

Pellet victims stage protest

Pellet victims on Saturday staged a silent protest to highlight their hardships in absence of support from general public, NGOs and other organisations. Scores of...

Authorities wake up to over pricing in run up to Eid

In run-up to Eid-ul-Adha, a special team constituted by deputy commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed, Saturday undertook a market-checking drive at various areas...

Mirwaiz pays tributes

Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema patron and All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday  paid rich tributes to the revered saint and the founder of...

Lack of funds hit desilting of drains in Srinagar

While the government claims of spending crores of rupees for Srinagar’s development, it has failed to allocate Rs nine crore for de-silting of drainage...

Lack of funds hit desilting of drains in Srinagar

While the government claims of spending crores of rupees for Srinagar’s development, it has failed to allocate Rs nine crore for de-silting of drainage...

2 theft cases solved, 1 held

Police today said it cracked two theft cases at Rawalpora area here with arrest of a suspect.    “Police post Rangreth, Srinagar received complaints regarding...

Police organise PCPG meeting

A police community participation group (PCPG) meeting was organised at police station Shaheed Gunj today.  The meeting was chaired by SHO Shaheed Gunj Tanveer Jehangir....

Gagribal residents appeal to police

Residents of Old Gagribal here have expressed concern over presence of gamblers in lane leading to receiving station there.  A delegation from the area said...

Water shortage at Chinar Colony Natipora

Residents of Chinar Colony Natipora have complained of acute shortage of drinking water from past 25 days.  A delegation from the area said that due...

Police foil education deptt employees’ protest march

J&K Police on Thursday foiled protest march by Sakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) employees who are demanding regularization of their service in school education department. The...

Police foil education deptt employees’ protest march

J&K Police on Thursday foiled protest march by Sakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) employees who are demanding regularization of their service in school education department. The...

Srinagar Draft Master Plan to be finalised soon: SDA

The draft Master Plan-2035 for Srinagar metropolitan region is in process of finalization, an official statement said on Thursday.  The draft was put in public...

43 teachers for 120 students in 2 schools functioning side-by-side

Two government schools functioning in same premises at Chattabal here have 43 teachers posted for just 120 students, raising questions over rationalization process that...

Need to improve research in medical field: US-based Kashmiri scientist

US-based Kashmir scientist, Dr Khalid Shah, who is leading a study to treat cancer using “engineered” cancer cells, on Thursday stressed upon importance of...

5 bakery shops fined for flouting norms

A team of food safety wing officers of drugs and food safety organization on Thursday fined several bakery units for alleged non-adherence to norms. Led...

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