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Christmas celebrated with religious fervor in Valley

Christmas celebrated with religious fervor in Valley

Srinagar: Christmas was on Tuesday celebrated with religious fervor and enthusiasm in the Valley. In his Christmas message, Father Jobi of Holy Family Catholic Church at MA Road in Srinagar said the day is very important day for the entire world when birth of Jesus is being celebrated across the globe. “Jesus was born to […]

IGP reviews highway status, road clearance preparedness

IGP reviews highway status, road clearance preparedness

Ramban: Inspector General of Traffic Police, Alok Kumar on Tuesday reviewed the status of the Jammu –Srinagar National Highway (NH 44) here at a meeting of the Police, Traffic Police and civil administration functionaries. The meeting was attended by District Development Commissioner Ramban, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, DIG, Doda, Kishtwar & Ramban Range, Bhimsen Tuti, SSP, […]

Poor consumers urge govt’s rethink on Sugar supply decision

Poor consumers urge govt’s rethink on Sugar supply decision

Srinagar: From next year, sugar won’t be available in ration depots as the government has not kept any budgetary provision for it. The sweet commodity would not even be available to lakhs of `poor people’ AAY and BPL category consumers in the State. Sources said that government used purchase the sugar from open market and […]

Kashmir shivers as cold snap unabated

Kashmir shivers as cold snap unabated

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley remained in the grip of the below freezing conditions a day after its summer capital endured its coldest December night in 11-years. A meteorological department said on Tuesday that Srinagar recorded minus 5.5 degree Celsius, nearly a degree up from Monday’s 6.8 degrees Celsius, the coldest December night in 11-years. The all-time […]

8.5 lakh tourists visited Valley this year

8.5 lakh tourists visited Valley this year

Srinagar: Over eight lakh domestic and 50,000 foreign tourists have visited Kashmir this year so far and the hotel occupancy at Gulmarg is almost 100 per cent for the New Year. This was stated by Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Tuesday during his interaction with tourists and tourism players in Srinagar. “The tourist […]

Anti-graft court sentences revenue official to year’s jail

Anti-graft court sentences revenue official to year’s jail

Srinagar: Observing corruption destroys the societal will to progress and kills the conscience, a Court has sentenced a revenue official to one year’s imprisonment after convicting him for demanding and accepting Rs 5000 as bribe in nearly a decade-old graft case. The court of Special Judge, Anti-Corruption Kashmir, R. N. Watal, who also holds additional […]

US’s Afgan Pull Out Will Embolden Militants In Kashmir: Ex-DGP

US’s Afgan Pull Out Will Embolden Militants In Kashmir: Ex-DGP

Pune: Stating that India should adopt a “clear-cut roadmap” to tackle the Kashmir issue, former DGP of Jammu & Kashmir K Rajendra Kumar has said the US pulling out troops from Afghanistan will have implications in the Valley and militant outfits may feel emboldened. Kumar was delivering the Lalitaditya Memorial Lecture in Pune, organised by […]

Office lockdown: Valley-wide agitation of PHE casual laborers, daily wagers from Jan 07

Office lockdown: Valley-wide agitation of PHE casual laborers, daily wagers from Jan 07

  Srinagar, December 25 (KNO) : Kashmir PHE Joint Employees Association (KPHEJEA) is going to launch Valley-wide agitation to protest against what they termed as ‘failure of government in resolving their issues including regularization.’ KPHEJEA president, Sajad Ahmad Parray told reporters in Srinagar that the association has decided to launch Valley-wide agitation besides lock down of offices […]

Shopian girl felicitated on her selection in India Reds cricket team

Shopian girl felicitated on her selection in India Reds cricket team

Jasia is the first girl from Jammu and Kashmir who has been selected in the coveted cricket team. The Deputy Commissioner met the family of Jasia and congratulated them on the grand success of their daughter. “Jasia belongs to a far-flung village of Bradipora in Shopian and despite the odds, she has made it to […]

Big Jolt to PDP, NC as Hundrends of Prominent Workers Joins Congress during Party Convention in Bandipora, Usman Welcomes

Big Jolt to PDP, NC as Hundrends of Prominent Workers Joins Congress during Party Convention in Bandipora, Usman Welcomes

Big Jolt to PDP, NC as Hundrends of Prominent Workers Joins Congress during Party Convention in Bandipora, Usman Welcomes SRINAGAR:- Congress will register massive victory in 2019 under the leadership of Ghulam Nabi Azad: Usman Majid In a significant development, Hundreds of PDP & NC Workers here on today joined Congress during Party’s during Day […]

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At the time of COVID-19 a series Paintings by M. Akram Khan

Reasi: A series of paintings created by M. Akram Khan at its artist studio at Reasi on the theme of Covid-19, M. Akram Khan is a noted and veteran contemporary artist of national reputed and born in Reasi, at the time of COVID-19 he painted natural vibrant colours of the land and its people who […]