‘Budgam admin fails to axe Russian Poplars’

‘Budgam admin fails to axe Russian Poplars’

Residents of several villages in central Kashmir’s Budgam district have alleged that the Revenue department is deliberately delaying the cutting of Russian Poplar trees in the area.

Kupwara: One toilet for 600 female college students

Kupwara: One toilet for 600 female college students

The right to use toilets is as basic as the right to food. But in the Model women’s Degree college Kupwara asking for a turn to go to toilet is asking for moon and stars for more than 600 female students who receive big lectures on sanitation, hygiene and good health.

RTI reply picks holes in IUST recruitments

RTI reply picks holes in IUST recruitments

Several candidates were appointed in Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) on documents which have not been verified despite passage of many years, revealed reply to an RTI application.

Where whiff of Kashmiri food revives fading memories of migration

A small cafe in Delhi is providing people from Jammu and Kashmir a space to sit, eat and talk. Otherwise, the fractured politics and the chequered history of the state do not always make it easy for people belonging to its different regions to brush shoulders with one another.

‘Of Gardens and Graves’ discussed in Delhi

The importance of the Kashmiri language in giving voice to the inner feelings of the people of Kashmir was discussed at a well-attended event at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on Saturday.

SOG party attacked in Tral

A brief encounter took place between militants and a SOG party of police here in south Kashmir on Saturday night, officials said.

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Imam-e-Khateeb of Dargah Hazratbal passes away

Imam-e-Khateeb of Dargah Hazratbal passes away

Imam Khateeb of Dargah Hazrabal, Mufti Bashir Ahmad Farooqi on Sunday passed away due to cardiac arrest.

Water shortage hits Old Barzulla

Water shortage hits Old Barzulla

The residents of Zarger Mohalla at Old Barzulla Sunday complained that their area was facing acute shortage of potable water for the last more than three years.

Dilapidated road irks Zakura inhabitants

Dilapidated road irks Zakura inhabitants

Inhabitants of Lal Bab Sahib Zakura are up in arms against the authorities for failing to undertake repairs of road there.

Gazaliabad inhabitants appeal R&B Minister

The residents of Lane 1, Gazaliabad, HMT-Srinagar have appealed the Minister for Roads and Buildings, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari to direct the concerned officials to take immediate measures to undertake raise the level of roads there.

Shaher-i-Khaas artists observe Rafi Day

Various artists of Shaher-e-Khaas on Sunday organized a function to pay tributes to noted singer Muhammad Rafi, on his 35th death anniversary.

Govt playing politics over relief distribution: Sagar

National Conference general secretary and MLA Khanyar Ali Muhammad Sagar on Sunday hit out at the PDP-BJP coalition government for what he said playing politics over relief distribution among flood victims.

AIIMS IN JAMMU :ACC extends bandh for 3 more days

AIIMS IN JAMMU :ACC extends bandh for 3 more days

The AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) today extended the Jammu bandh call for three more days.

Protests mark 3rd day of Jammu Bandh

Protests mark 3rd day of Jammu Bandh

Amid violent protests, the winter capital observed complete bandh for third consecutive day to press for the demand of establishing AIIMS hospital in Jammu region.

Premier institute will be established in Jammu also: Lal Singh

Premier institute will be established in Jammu also: Lal Singh

There will be AIIMS for both Jammu as well as Kashmir with equal provisions of infrastructure, funds, faculty, paramedical staff and facilities, Minister for Health and Medical Education, Ch Lal Singh said while addressing a public grievances redressal camp held here today.

NC stages demo, assails BJP for muzzling peoples’ voice

Lodging protest against use of force against protesters yesterday and supporting demand for All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Jammu, National Conference on Sunday staged a dharna at Talab Tillo here with workers raising slogans criticising the Centre and PDP-BJP Government for ‘hoodwinking public opinion on this important issue.’

NC behind waving of ISIS flags in Kashmir: Ashok Koul

The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged that National Conference was behind the hoisting and waving of ISIS flags in Srinagar as it wants to destabilize peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir.

NO JUSTIFICATION IN CONTINUING AGITATION: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today termed the AIIMS CC agitation as unjustified “when the center has already fulfilled the demand of AIIMS for Jammu’.

MCA lifts Wankhede ban on Shah Rukh Khan

MCA lifts Wankhede ban on Shah Rukh Khan

The over 3-year-old ban on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on entering the Wankhede Stadium was lifted today by the Mumbai Cricket Association, which had imposed it following a 2012 fracas involving the Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner and security personnel during an IPL match.

BCCI to introduce Player Agent Accreditation System

BCCI to introduce Player Agent Accreditation System

Continuing its efforts to clean up the game, the BCCI today said it will put in place a Player Agent Accreditation System to ensure that those handling the cricketers' commercial interests are bound by a code of conduct.

Ashwin can be the all-rounder we are looking for: Kohli

Ashwin can be the all-rounder we are looking for: Kohli

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli expressed his confidence in Ravichandran Ashwin's batting abilities and said that there is no reason why the Tamil Nadu tweaker can't be the all-rounder that the Indian team is looking for in longer version.

Children’s Hockey championship from today

The J&K National Sports Club Srinagar is going to organize first of its kind Children’s Hockey Championship under the auspices of Hockey J&K and Hockey India from August 3 to 5, at Government Degree College, Anantnag and at Amar Singh College, Srinagar.

Police Water Sports Championship| DGP felicitates winners, participants

Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar has said that sports create camaraderie among the youth and help them in maintaining their physical and mental fitness.

Asian Bench Press Championship| 5 JK players to represent India

The Indian Power Lifting Federation has selected five players from J&K for representing the national team in the Asian Bench Press Power Lifting championship being played in Oman.

160 mobile phones seized from Gurgaon jail

160 mobile phones seized from Gurgaon jail

The Gurgaon Police has seized 160 cell phones from the inmates of the Bhondsi jail here, Police Commissioner Navdeep Singh Virk said on Monday.

Man chews off fingerprints to escape identification

Man chews off fingerprints to escape identification

A theft accused in Florida tried to chew off his own fingerprints so that he cannot be identified, media reported.

Urine test may detect early-stage pancreatic cancer

Urine test may detect early-stage pancreatic cancer

A combination of three proteins found at high levels in urine can accurately detect early-stage pancreatic cancer, new research has found.

Never felt the gap: Aishwarya on Bollywood comeback

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is making her comeback in movies after five years with Sanjay Gupta's "Jazbaa", but the actress says she never felt the gap while working in the film because of the wonderful cast.

At three, Anjana becomes Kerala's youngest organ donor

A five-year-old boy was doing well here on Monday after getting the liver and kidneys of a brain dead three-year-old girl, who became Kerala's youngest organ donor.

Picky eating may indicate anxiety in kids

Although parents generally see picky eating among children as just a phase, a new study says those with both moderate and severe selective eating may be at increased risk for depression and anxiety.

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