Wamiq Farooq case: Court seeks Action  Taken Report

Wamiq Farooq case: Court seeks Action Taken Report

The Principal Sessions Court here Saturday sought action taken report in Wamiq Farooq case in light of the Supreme Court directions. Wamiq, a class 7th student, was killed in the 2010 mass unrest in Kashmir.

Plagiarized Book Issue: BOSE constitutes 5-member committee

Plagiarized Book Issue: BOSE constitutes 5-member committee

The Board of School Education (BOSE) has constituted a five member committee to look into the issue of ‘plagiarized’ book which has been prescribed for the 10th class students across the state.

Encroachments eat up Jehlum in Sonawari

Encroachments eat up Jehlum in Sonawari

Ever increasing encroachments on banks of river Jhelum in this north Kashmir area have led to its depletion. Despite court directions, authorities have failed to remove encroachments from embankments of the river Jhelum.

Tale of a mechanic who disappeared in BSF camp

The mechanic Gulzar Ahmad Wagay used to repair vehicles and was living a happy life at Sheilpora village in south Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district. Being a hard worker and good mechanic, Gulzar never let his clients down and had a good clientele.

Amit Shah to chair important meet of JK leaders on July 12

The BJP National President Amit Shah has asked all the BJP leaders from Jammu and Kashmir to assemble in New Delhi on July 12 ‘to decide the future course of action vis-a-vis party’s strategy with the alliance partner PDP in the state, a local news agency KNS reported on Saturday.

Dusty roads, open potholes ruin Baramulla

When Dr Surinder Kour, of Kanlibagh Baramulla, now settled in Canada, visited her native place recently after around three decades she was shocked to see dusty roads and potholes all along the highway and inner roads being in shambles.

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Makhdoom Sahib (RA) ropeway grounded

Makhdoom Sahib (RA) ropeway grounded

The Makhdoom Sahib (R.A) ropeway in Shaher-e-Khaas here is closed since May 17 this year due to defective components used in the machinery.

Manhunt  launched to nab bike-lifters

Manhunt launched to nab bike-lifters

Police has launched a manhunt to nab a gang of thieves who were caught on camera stealing a bike at Batamaloo area here.

Into the Murky Waters screened at SKIMS

Into the Murky Waters screened at SKIMS

Into the Murky Waters, a documentary on devastating floods in Kashmir last year, was screened at SKIMS Soura here on Saturday.

No compromise on quality of work: Altaf Bukhari

Stating that there would be no compromise on quality of work, the Minister for Roads and Buildings, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday directed engineers to ensure that macadamization is done as per the prescribed norms.

Div Com visits Batamaloo General Bus Stand

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Asgar Samoon on Saturday said shifting of General Bus Stand from Batamaloo to Parimpora on the city outskirts will help in minimizing traffic jams.

Traffic deptt intensifies drive against two wheelers

Intensifying its special drive to ensure compliance of traffic rules, the Traffic department has seized and challaned 1878 two wheelers in past two days in the summer capital.

Woman beating, stripping case: Soldier among 3 arrested

Woman beating, stripping case: Soldier among 3 arrested

Police today arrested three persons including an army man for allegedly beating and stripping a woman in full public view in Jaganoo area of Udhampur district.

GOVT ACCOMMODATION TO FORMER MINISTER| Court stays cancellation order

GOVT ACCOMMODATION TO FORMER MINISTER| Court stays cancellation order

In a petition filed by former minister Shabir Ahmed Khan seeking quashment of the allotment order of government accommodation by Estate Officer, the court today stayed the order and issued show cause notice to Estate Officer and Director Estates Jammu as to why the appeal be not admitted for hearing.

Court directs SSB to award 5 points to petitioners

Court directs SSB to award 5 points to petitioners

In a petition filed by diploma holder engineers challenging the selection of Junior Engineer (civil) on different grounds, Justice Tashi Rabstan of J&K High Court Jammu Wing directed the Service Selection Board (SSB) to award 05 points to the petitioners.

Prosecution failure leads to acquittal alleged militant

The court today acquitted four persons allegedly involved in militancy related activities as the prosecution failed to prove charges.

Will power crisis ever go-?

In what could be termed as a cosmetic exercise for dealing with power crisis, Jammu West Constituency, the second largest in the state, will get a mere twenty (20) transformers as against the projected demand of hundred (100).

INTACH organizes workshop on wall paintings

Indian National Trust for Art, Culture and Heritage (INTACH), Jammu Chapter, today organized one day workshop on heritage wall paintings, here at Tourist Reception Centre.

JKP to host National level water sports championship

JKP to host National level water sports championship

As a part of its Civic Action Programme, Jammu and Police will be hosting 5-day long Water Sports Championship from July 27 to 31 in the waters Dal Lake, here.

U-19 Ganderbal cricket tourney on

U-19 Ganderbal cricket tourney on

The District level Inter-School cricket tournament for boys organized by District Ganderbal Youth Services and Sports department is going on in full swing at Sports Stadium Ganderbal, Sports Ground Kangan and Sainik School Manasbal.

Discontent brewing in Pak cricket over new domestic structure

Discontent brewing in Pak cricket over new domestic structure

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is facing stiff resistance from players and its affiliated departments and regions over a proposed domestic structure which is likely to be implemented this year.

Hafeez given visa

Pakistan’s experienced allrounder Muhammad Hafeez has finally been issued a visa by the Indian High Commission in Colombo but the Pakistan Cricket Board may ask the ICC to extend the 14-day deadline to undergo a bowling assessment test.

Inter-school competition begins

The Inter-School Under-19 tournaments for boys and girls organized by District Srinagar Youth Services and Sports department started at Boys Higher Secondary School Nawakadal and Girls Higher school Nawakadal, here on Wednesday.

Budgam Inter-School badminton event concludes

The Inter school badminton event organized by District Youth Service and Sports department Budgam concluded at Spring Buds High School Ompora, Budgam on Tuesday.

No marriage for now, says Salman Khan

No marriage for now, says Salman Khan

His fans may be waiting for years to see Bollywood superstar Salman Khan tie the knot but the popular actor is in no mood to get married anytime soon though he strongly believes in love.

Hema Malini discharged from hospital

Hema Malini discharged from hospital

Actress and BJP MP Hema Malini, who was injured and admitted to hospital after her Mercedes collided with another car in Dausa district, was today discharged from hospital.

Salman Khan to be seen in 'Badtameez Dil'?

Salman Khan to be seen in 'Badtameez Dil'?

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is anxiously awaiting the release of his forthcoming film “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, has been approached to visit the set of new TV show “Phir Bhi Na Maane..Badtameez Dil”.

B-Town wishes 'speedy recovery' to Hema Malini

Bollywood veterans like Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi and Rishi Kapoor wished actress Hema Malini a "speedy recovery" after she suffered injuries in a road accident.

'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' crosses Rs.150 crore mark

After garnering appreciation from all quarters, actress Kangana Ranaut's “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” has become the first Bollywood film of 2015 to gross over Rs.150 crore, according to trade gurus.

Japanese talk show with newly-weds runs for record 44 years

The talk show hosted by Japanese presenter Katsura Bunshi VI has entered the Guinness World Records for being the longest-running show in the world hosted by the same person and going on air for over 44 years.

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