Govt orders probe into SKICC fiasco

Srinagar: The State Government Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the incident of raising azadi slogans by a women self help group members at a function attended by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC). “The Government has appointed Commissioner/Secretary of Industries and Commerce Department Shailendra Kumar as inquiry officer to enquire into circumstances […]

To quell student protests, govt shuts down SP, MP schools

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar has decided to suspend the class work for students at SP Higher Secondary School (HSS) and MP ML HSS Srinagar on Thursday. “Teaching activity will remain suspended in SP School and MP School tomorrow,” Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told local newspaper Greater Kashmir. Student protests were witnessed outside MP […]

Pakistani-Kashmiri recipes win MasterChef 2017 for Saliha Ahmed

Srinagar: A British Pakistani doctor who has been crowned 2017’s MasterChef champion after beating 64 amateur cooks has paid tribute to her family for supporting her hobby of cooking – starting with Pakistani and Kashmiri dishes, a media report said. Dr Saliha Ahmed, 29, triumphed in the final of MasterChef after defeating two rivals and […]

Times Group sues Arnab Goswami for ‘stealing intellectual property’

Srinagar: Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL) on Tuesday lodged a complaint against Arnab Goswami, the founder of recently launched English news channel Republic TV, and journalist Prema Sridevi for infringing its copyright, media reports said on Wednesday. BCCL has filed a complaint with the Azad Maidan Police Station in Mumbai under sections 378, with sections […]

Police seize poppy straw in Udhampur, Chennani; arrest peddler

  Srinagar: District Police Udhampur recovered 55.5 kilogrammes of poppy straw at two separate places and registered cases at Police Station Udhampur and Chenani on Wednesday, police said. A Police party of Police Station Udhampur, while frequently checking the vehicles at Jakheni Naka on Srinagar-Jammu highway, intercepted one truck bearing registration No. PB11AE 9426 which was on its way […]

Fire damages 2 houses in Ganderbal

Srinagar: Two residential houses were damaged in a fire incident in Ganderbal, police said on Wednesday. A Fire broke out in the residential houses belonging to Mohammad Shafi Hajam and Mohammad Maqbool Hajam residents of Kullan in the jurisdiction of Police Station Gund Ganderbal, resulting in damage to both the houses, police said, adding that […]

5 persons injured in road accidents across Valley

Srinagar: Five persons were injured in different road accidents across the Valley, police said on Wednesday. In Ganderbal, a Tempo Traveller bearing registration number JK12-8802 driven by Afsar Malik resident of Drahal, Rajouri hit and injured a pedestrian namely Mudasir Ahmad Lone resident of Gagangeer, Ganderbal at National Highway Gagangeer in the jurisdiction of Police Staiton […]

Police arrest 2 drug peddlers in Bandipora

Srinagar: Two drug peddlers were arrested by police in Bandipora, police said in a statement on Wednesday. The police recovered contraband substance from their possession, the statement added. A case under FIR number 69/2017 under section 8/22 was registered against them and investigation was taken up, the statement added.

Munir Khan takes over as IGP Kashmir

Srinagar: Munir Ahmad Khan, IPS (JK-1994) took over as Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone on Wednesday. In a brief ceremony at ZPHQ Srinagar, Munir Ahmad Khan took over the charge as Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone from Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani, IPS, a police press statement said. “Munir Ahmad Khan has held many […]

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