Functioning of forest department reviewed in Srinagar

Srinagar: A review meeting on Forest protection, working and on-going development works  and other allied issues of Five Forest Territorial Divisions falling under the jurisdiction of Srinagar Forest Circle was held under the chairmanship of Conservator of Forests, Srinagar Circle Irfan Ali Shah, at Forest Headquarters, Sheikh Bagh Srinagar. Various issues relating to Forest Protection and […]

Inclement weather: Winter vacations in Kashmir colleges extended up to Feb 22

Inclement weather: Winter vacations in Kashmir colleges extended up to Feb 22

Srinagar: In view of the inclement weather conditions, the Divisional administration in Kashmir has ordered further extension in winter vacations in colleges across the division. Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan said all colleges across the Kashmir division scheduled to reopen tomorrow after winter vacations will now reopen on Saturday February 23. He said the decision has […]

City to get new mechanized car parking

Srinagar: The capital city of Srinagar is all set to get a new Mechanized car parking which will greatly help in de-congestion of traffic. This was informed in a meeting which was convened by the  Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan to review the traffic de-congestion measures across the city. The government has already approved […]

Fake Cheque signature: Fraudster withdraws 47,000 rupees of orphan siblings from Grameen Bank Sopore

Srinagar: A fraudster has withdrawn 47,000 rupees from Grameen Bank Sopore through a cheque after faking signature of the account holder. The account belonged to Hyder Ali Matta of New Colony Sopore whose fake signature was used to withdraw the amount. Talking to QNS 24*7, Zakira Ali, sister of Hyder, said that they were shocked […]

Abandoned babies: ICPS establishes 24×7 help desk at LD hospital

Abandoned babies: ICPS establishes 24×7 help desk at LD hospital

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Integrated Child Protection Scheme (JKICPS) under the guidance of Juvenile Justice Board and Chairmanship of Selection Cum Over Sight Committee Chief, Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi have come up with the first of its kind 24×7 Help Desk at Lal Ded Hospital, Srinagar. This Help Desk would be the lifeline for Abandoned/unwanted babies who […]

For highlighting ‘Kashmiri’s hardships’ on FB, Kolkata girl gets ‘rape threats’

Kolkata: A teenage girl from Kolkata was trolled and allegedly threatened with “rape” on Facebook for a post on the plight of Kashmiris in the wake of the Pulwama attack, PTI reported. In her February 15 post, the Class 12 girl condemned the deadly militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 CRPF personnel, while […]

Attacks on Kashmiri’s in India ‘shameful’: Mirwaiz

Attacks on Kashmiri’s in India ‘shameful’: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday said that the attacks on Kashmiri students in India are “shameful.” “The attacks on Kashmiri students &traders in parts of India is shameful. Open threats of boycott & expulsion of students is condemnable. My prayers for the safety and well being of all. People of Kashmir will […]

Pulwama attack fallout: Kashmiri shawl vendors heckled on train

Pulwama attack fallout: Kashmiri shawl vendors heckled on train

New Delhi: Two Kashmiri shawl vendors have claimed they were beaten up and called “stone pelters” by unidentified men on a train, forcing them to cut short their business trip to Rohtak on Wednesday, PTI reported quoting Railway Police officials. The incident comes amid reports of some Kashmiri people claiming they were being targeted in many […]

Pulwama attack fallout: Pakistani prisoner beaten to death in Jaipur Jail

Pulwama attack fallout: Pakistani prisoner beaten to death in Jaipur Jail

Srinagar: Amid mounting tensions between the two neighboring India and Pakistan, a prisoner of Pakistani nationality has been lynched in a Jaipur jail on Wednesday, Times Now reported Senior prison administration officials have rushed to the spot to probe the incident. The identity of the deceased was yet to be confirmed yet. Preliminary probe, as […]

Pulwama attack: ‘Kashmiri’s not allowed’, say Agra hotels owners

Pulwama attack: ‘Kashmiri’s not allowed’, say Agra hotels owners

Srinagar: Amid the ongoing incidents of harassment of Kashmiri students and businessmen in various parts of mainland India after the Pulwama attack, hotel owners in Agra have put up pamphlet, asking Kashmiri tourists to remain away, Times of India reported. The hotel owners said that the local population of Kashmir is supportive of militants despite […]