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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Traders’ body urges India and Pakistan to use trade as a tool for peace

Stressing that trade and travel should be used as a tool between India and Pakistan, traders body Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JKJCC)...

Nazir Gurezi blames negative media coverage for decreased tourist influx to Jammu and Kashmir

Saying that certain media outlets are creating negative perception about Jammu and Kashmir, Deputy Speaker Nazir Gurezi on Wednesday said it has squeezed influx...

Gojwara traders observe two-hour token shutdown over delay in compensation

Taders in Gojwara area of downtown Srinagar on Wednesday observed a two-hour long token shutdown against the delay in compensation for the traders who...

UN envoy sees ”perilous turn” in Middle East situation

The UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Nikolay Mladenov, on Tuesday warned that tensions in the Middle East are taking "an...

Bandipora: Staff threatens hospital lockdown to protest over pending wages

The medical staff including doctors of Bandipora’s district hospital on Wednesday threatened to lock down the hospital premises as their salaries have not been...

Mirwaiz terms Downtown gateway a ‘cosmetic measure’, says it will not yield anything without...

Hurriyat(M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday took at jibe at ruling dispensation, while saying that opening of gateway to downtown Srinagar will “not...

Rain, snow likely in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday

Minimum temperatures improved appreciably in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as the Met forecast rain and snow across the state beginning Friday. "A Western Disturbance...

Passport Kendra Should be In Baramulla: Adv Haamid Bhat

Bhat said that Baramulla is the historic and centrally located place and best suited for passport Kendra. Govt has already sanction passport Kendra for...

Nearly 200 dead in Syria enclave as UN warns situation out of control

Air strikes hit Syria's Eastern Ghouta for a third straight day today, bringing the civilian death toll to nearly 200 as the UN warned...

Google AI can predict heart disease risk from eye images

Researchers at Google have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can accurately predict the risk of heart diseases by scanning images of people's...

UNICEF says Pakistan is riskiest country for newborns

The UN children's agency in a report released today singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that out of every 1,000...

Pak summons Indian diplomat over death of 8-year-old boy in cross-border firing

Pakistan today summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh here to condemn the "unprovoked firing" by Indian troops across the Line of Control...

BSF kills smuggler along Indo-Pak border in Punjab

Amritsar: A Pakistani drug smuggler was killed and 10 kg of narcotics as well as arms and ammunition seized along the Indo-Pak International Border...

Bureaucrats should be allowed to work freely, says Rajnath

Delhi Chief Secretary assault New Delhi: Enraged over the alleged assault of the Delhi chief secretary, a delegation of IAS, DANICS and subordinate services of...

AAP minister gheraoed by govt officials at Delhi Secretariat

New Delhi: Utter chaos unfolded inside the secretariat here on Tuesday as Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain was mobbed by over a hundred officials...

Doctors stage sit-in at GMC to seek justice for slain Kathua girl

Students and doctors at Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar on Tuesday held a sit-in to seek punishment to the accused special police officer who...

Rape, murder of minor girl at Mehjoor Nagar in 2005: File sent to HC...

A trial court which awarded death sentence a convict in rape and murder of a minor girl at Mehjoor Nagar here in 2005, has...

Construction of NIFT Srinagar campus: DC takes strong note of slow progress

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Syed Abid Rashid Shah, Tuesday convened a meeting to review the progress of construction work on the Srinagar campus of...

Traffic police issues advisory for PSVs

Traffic Police City, Srinagar today issued an advisory to all the public service vehicles (PSVs) registered with Taxi stand at Haftchinar.   According to the advisory,...

J&K only state yet to enforce law for prevention of child sexual abuse

A law for preventing sexual abuse of children has been implemented in all states except Jammu and Kashmir, making it difficult for the judiciary...

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