Governor’s remarks paradoxical: Dr Farooq


Srinagar   Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that the awful situation in south Kashmir contradicts the recent claims of Governor SP Malik on ‘Operation All-out’. Dr Farooq Abdullah while addressing various delegations at party headquarters Nawa e Subha Srinagar said, “Our party does not work on whims and compulsions. We as a party ...

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CMO kargil’s order against the principle of human dignity, punitive in nature: DAK


Srinagar Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) president, Dr Suhail Naik on Tuesday criticised the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kargil’s action against the Medical Superintendent(MS) District Hospital(DH) Kargil and one other medico. In a communiqué issued to the press, Dr Naik said that It is beyond our understanding as to how and why CMO issued such a harsh order against the Medical ...

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BSF officer killed, 4 soldiers, one from army, injured along LoC, border in Jammu districts


Srinagar An Assistant Commandant of Border Security Force (BSF) was killed in a ‘sniper fire’ by Pakistan army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Samba district of Jammu on Tuesday. Elsewhere, three BSF personnel and an army soldier were injured in separate attacks by the Pakistani army in Rajouri and Kathua district. A police officer said that Pakistan army ...

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Bandipora: Walk-in-interview for One-Stop Centre postponed


Srinagar According to the Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, walk-in interviews for engagement of candidates on contractual basis for different posts of One-Stop Centre and Mahila Shakti Kendra District Bandipora, which were scheduled to be held on January 16 2019,  have been postponed. The new dates will be announced separately

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Police arrest drug peddler in Srinagar


Srinagar Police in Srinagar arrested a drug peddler during routine patrolling in the jurisdiction of Police Station Nigeen and recovered contraband substance from his possession on Tuesday. The police spokesman said that a police party of Police Station Nigeen arrested a drug peddler during routine patrolling of the area. The person was moving in suspicious conditions and tried to flee ...

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FCS&CA recovers Rs 7000 fine from erring traders


Srinagar The Enforcement squad of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Tuesday recovered   Rs 7000 fine from 18 shopkeepers for violation of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. As per an official handout issued here, the market checking squad headed by Assistant Director Enforcement North and South zones inspected 75 business establishments in Davish Kadal, Noor Bagh, Ganderpora, Safa Kadal, ...

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Chief Electoral Officer discusses election preparations with DEOs


Srinagar Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Shailendra Kumar on Tuesday interacted with all the District Election Officers (Deputy Commissioners) through Video Conferencing (VC) and discussed the election management action plans for the forthcoming elections in the State after the last date of disposal of claims and objections under SSR-2019. During the marathon discussions, the CEO obtained detailed feedback from each district ...

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One way traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway


Srinagar Keeping in view the overall weather and road conditions, the traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway continues to move from one side. The traffic on Wednesday was thrown open from Srinagar to Jammu. The spokesman said that the traffic movement on Srinagar Jammu highway has been thrown open for the traffic movement from one side. He said no movement of any ...

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Kashmir Valley continues to reel under intense cold wave


Srinagar Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Wednesday as minimum temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point. The Met department has forecast heavy snowfall for at least five days starting Saturday that is likely to disrupt air and surface traffic to and from the Kashmir Valley. “A comparatively intense western disturbance is ...

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Life returns to normal in Shopian after three days


Srinagar After three days of consecutive shutdown to mourn the killing of two militants, life returned to normal in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday. Life in Shopian was put on halt after the killing of top Al Badr commander Zeenat ul Islam and his aide Shakeel Ahmad Dar in a gunfight with the forces in Kathpora village of Yaripora ...

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