Northern Long-eared Owls in Kashmir: Local bird watchers say ‘never spotted and photographed in such big number’

Northern Long-eared Owls in Kashmir: Local bird watchers say ‘never spotted and photographed in such big number’

Sheikh Uzair Srinagar: A sighting which bird watchers describe as โ€œrarest of rareโ€, and wildlife photographers as a โ€œhuge achievementโ€, a flock of Long-eared Owls, an Owl specie usually alien to Kashmir, have been spotted and photographed for the first time in the valley in a huge number. The northern Long-eared Owl, Asio otus, is […]

Geelani terms present situation as ‘psychological warfare’, asks people to stay united

Geelani terms present situation as ‘psychological warfare’, asks people to stay united

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Sunday strongly condemned what he termed as a “time tested rhetoric of the oppressor of cunningly creating a psychological warfare” like situation and said that India has in past used such tactics to reach to the power corridors. He said that it looks as if Hindutva […]

Rationing of petroleum products only because of persistent closure of highway: Div Com

Rationing of petroleum products only because of persistent closure of highway: Div Com

โ€œRumours suggesting shortages or depletion baseless; no reason to panic at allโ€ SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Sunday morning said that rationing of petroleum products in the division has been ordered because of persistent closure of the Srinagar-Jammu highway and not for any other reason. He appealed the general public not to heed […]

Donโ€™t pay heed to rumours: Govt clarifies

Donโ€™t pay heed to rumours: Govt clarifies

Tangible measures taken to ensure safety, security of JK residents, students outside the State: Kansal JAMMU: The Government today urged people not to pay heed to rumours and get panicky on the basis of unsubstantiated and exaggerated pieces of information which are in circulation. โ€œDuring the past few days several rumours are in circulation and […]

Kulgam Encounter: 2 militants, DSP operations, Army personnel killed

Kulgam Encounter: 2 militants, DSP operations, Army personnel killed

Srinagar: Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Operations, Aman Thakur, two militants and an army Major has been killed in a gufight at Turigam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday afternoon. A police officer told GNS that the DSP Operations Aman Thakur received critical bullet wounds in his head during the encounter and was […]

Encounter breaks out in Kulgam, clashes ensue

Encounter breaks out in Kulgam, clashes ensue

Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and goverment forces in Turigam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday afternoon. Reports reaching QNS 24*7 said that a joint team of Army, CRPF and SOG launched a joint cordon and search operation (CASO) in Turigam village. Police said that the cordon was laid after credible […]

JKSSB approves selection for 2154 teachers

JKSSB approves selection for 2154 teachers

Jammu: J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has approved selections for 2154 posts of Teachers for 14 districts of Anantnag, Bandipora, Baramulla, Budgam, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Shopian, Srinagar, Samba, Udhampur, Reasi and Rajouri. The Board also accorded approval to the inclusion of more than a thousand candidates in wait lists against these selections. โ€œThe selections […]

Governor calls for calm and asks people not to believe rumours

Governor calls for calm and asks people not to believe rumours

JAMMU: Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik on Sunday called an informal meeting of the State Administrative Council to review the current situation in the State, particularly in the context of the terror attack in Pulwama last week and the subsequent developments. The meeting was attended by Advisors, Shri Vijay Kumar, Shri K K Sharma and […]

Rules for fools at SIDCO Rangreth: Taking benefits as industrial factory, running restaurant instead

QNS 24*7 Correspondent Srinagar: In a complete violation of rules and policies, an industrial unit registered as an electronic factory at State Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO) Rangreth, has been turned into a restaurant cum guest house by its proprietor. J&K SIDCO is the nodal agency for promotion & development of medium and large scale Industries […]