Omar requests Nitish to protect burial ground of Yusuf Shah Chak in Bihar

Omar requests Nitish to protect burial ground of Yusuf Shah Chak in Bihar

Srinagar: Reacting to reports that burial ground of exiled Yusuf Shah Chak, who ruled Kashmir from 1579 to 1586, is under threat from landgrabbers in Bihar, National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah on Sunday requested Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to protect this part of Kashmir’s history that lies far from the valley in his […]

Despite snow prediction, one-way traffic continues on Kashmir highway

Despite snow prediction, one-way traffic continues on Kashmir highway

Srinagar: Despite weather warning which could affect surface and air traffic, Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for one-way traffic on Sunday. However, Leh-Srinagar national highway, connecting Ladakh region with the valley, and historic Mughal road remained closed for traffic from last […]

Swine flu death toll in Kashmir higher than reported, alleges DAK

Swine flu death toll in Kashmir higher than reported, alleges DAK

Srinagar: While the official count of swine flu deaths so far this season in Kashmir valley was at 12, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday alleged the toll is an underestimate as many flu deaths go unreported. β€œThe actual number of flu deaths is higher than reported,” DAK President and flu expert Dr Nisar ul […]

Modi to lay foundation stones, inaugurate developmental projects on Feb 3 in J&K: Ram Madhav

Modi to lay foundation stones, inaugurate developmental projects on Feb 3 in J&K: Ram Madhav

Jammu: BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundations and inaugurate many developmental projects on February 3 in Jammu and Kashmir. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stones and inaugurate the developmental projects worth Rs 35 thousand crores during his upcoming visit to J&K […]

Dr Farooq, Omar express anguish over deaths in Jammu Gandola trial mishap

Dr Farooq, Omar express anguish over deaths in Jammu Gandola trial mishap

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Mr Omar Abdullah on Sunday expressed anguish and grief over the death of two persons in Jammu Gandola trial run mishap at Mahamaya and described the incident as most tragic and unfortunate. Dr Farooq Abdullah and Mr Omar Abdullah conveyed their condolences […]

Samoon reviews relocation of Sheep Breeding Farm Dachigam

Samoon reviews relocation of Sheep Breeding Farm Dachigam

SRINAGAR: The Principal Secretary, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Transport, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today reviewed functioning of Sheep Husbandry Department and stressed for early setting up of Sheep Breeding Farm at Khimber. Seeking details regarding the Khimber project, the Director Sheep Husbandry Dr Mehraj ud Din informed the Principal Secretary about the status […]

RTO Kathua imposes Rs. 5.24 lakh fine; seizes five buses

RTO Kathua imposes Rs. 5.24 lakh fine; seizes five buses

KATHUA: Continuing with its campaign against the defaulters of Road Traffic Rules, team of Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) led by RTO Dr. Raj K. Thapa realized a fine of Rs 5.24 Lakhs from the violators of Road traffic discipline in Kathua. The team of ARTO Kathua checked 255 vehicles on the National Highway and other […]