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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bears on prowl at Old Gagribal

Residents of Old Gagribal area here today said bears are on prowl in the area creating panic among residents.  A delegation from the area around...

Kashmir”s summer capital Srinagar shivers under season”s lowest temperature

Fringes of the famous Dal Lake and other water bodies in Srinagar - the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir - have frozen this...

DC reviews preparations for R-Day

District Magistrate Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Thursday visited  the Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium at Sonwar here to take stock of ongoing preparations for the...

Hailstorm damages crops, orchards in Langate

Handwara: A hailstorm wreaked extensive damage to apple orchards in many villages of Handwara on Wednesday evening. Reports of hail storm causing damage to orchards...

Arrested in Red Fort attack, Downtown man’s family pleads his innocence

Family of a Downtown resident, Bilal Ahmad Kawa, who has been arrested by Delhi police and Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad on charges of involvement in...

Govt announces financial aid to labourers killed due to suffocation in south Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir government has announced financial help to the two labourers who died of suffocation in Dalipora area of Pulwama in south...

Forces cordon off Awantabhavan area of Soura, searches underway

Government forces on Saturday launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Awantabhavan area of Srinagar. An official said that a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir police and...

Altaf Bukhari inaugurates CM’s Super-50 civil services coaching at Kothi Bagh GHSS

The Minister for Education, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari today inaugurated Chief Minster’s Super-50 coaching programme for Civil Service aspirants at Government Girls Higher Secondary...

PCPG meeting held

On the directions of SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parry, a Police Community  Partnership Group (PCPG) meeting was held at police post Qamarwari.  The meeting was...

Paucity of funds hits reconstruction work of Dastageer Sahab (RA) shrine

Paucity of funds has affected the reconstruction work of Dastageer Sahab (RA) shrine in Downtown here.  Despite passing of five years, since the fire engulfed...

BAN ON POLYTHENE BAGS

Pursuant to Jammu and Kashmir High Court orders banning use of polythene bags, district magistrate Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, convened a meeting...

Div Com directs for smooth traffic movement in city

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today called for sustained efforts from different agencies for ensuring smooth traffic movement in the summer capital.  The Div...

JKCIC calls on Dy CM

The Jammu and Kashmir Chamber of Industries and Commerce (JKCIC) today asked for including them in the committee being formulated for the new Jammu...

Affected Batamaloo traders seek rehabilitation at proposed mini-secretariat

Five months after Batamaloo general bus stand was shifted to Parimpora, affected traders have urged the authorities to construct commercial spaces at the proposed...

Army organises veteran’s day at BB Cantonment

Army today organised veterans day at Badami Bagh Cantonment here.  In a statement, Defence spokesperson said a number of ex-servicemen residing in the Valley participated...

Prominent hotelier Ifshan Khanday passes away

A pall of gloom descended on Khanday residence at Gulshan Nagar Byepass after the family received body of their son Ifshan Afzal Khanday, 41,...

2-day book exhibition by DSEK inaugurated

A two day book exhibition was inaugurated by minister for Education Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari at SP Hr Secondary School here today. The two day...

New Children hospital in limbo, govt announces expansion of GB Pant hospital

The recent statement by Jammu and Kashmir health minister regarding expansion of GB Pant Children hospital has drawn flak over government’s lack of vision...

Authorities disallow Friday prayers at Kashmir’s Grand Mosque

Authorities Friday disallowed congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid here in Srinagar by imposing restrictions on roads leading to the mosque in downtown Srinagar.Locals told...

Police foil Muharram procession, use batons, teargas shells; dozens injured

Police Thursday foiled the Muharram procession by resorting to massive baton charge and firing of dozens of tear smoke shells leaving at least 20...

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