Stress behind rise in Coronary problems in Kashmir

Stress behind rise in Coronary problems in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Stressful life is pushing people in Kashmir towards coronary disorders, a study has revealed. A study carried out in a Anantnag and Srinagar districts of Kashmir reveals that people here have experienced a higher rate of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) due to an unusual exposure to stressful living conditions for years. The study found […]

Hurriyat (M)’s ‘Children in Conflict Torn Kashmir’ screened in Geneva

Hurriyat (M)’s ‘Children in Conflict Torn Kashmir’ screened in Geneva

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday screened the documentary ‘Children in Conflict Torn Kashmir’ at the sidelines of 31st Session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland. The documentary, produced by conglomerate’s human rights wing head, Manan Bukhari, was screened at Hurriyat (M)’s Rajbagh headquarters on March 3 this month. The film […]

Srinagar-Jammu Highway closed for third day

Srinagar-Jammu Highway closed for third day

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar-Jammu Highway remained closed for traffic for the third consecutive day on Saturday even as operations have started to clear the debris from landslides. “The Srinagar-Jammu Highway, which was closed on Thursday due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rains at several places along the highway, continues to remain closed for the third […]

Avalanche warning issued

Avalanche warning issued

CHANDIGRAH: An avalanche warning was on Saturday issued for higher areas of Jammu and Kashmir, advising people not to venture in these areas over the next 48 hours. The advisory was issued by Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), part of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) here. ‘Medium danger’ avalanche warning exists […]

Chief education officer, two teachers booked for fraud

Chief education officer, two teachers booked for fraud

Jammu: The Vigilance Organisation Jammu (VOJ) has booked a senior official of the education department and two other teachers in a forgery case. “The then Chief Education Officer (CEO) Jammu Tarsem Lal and two Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers Amarjeet Singh and Mandeep Kour have been booked for fraud and forgery by the Vigilance organisation Jammu”, a […]

Chattisinghpora massacre: APSCC demands fresh probe

Chattisinghpora massacre: APSCC demands fresh probe

SRINAGAR: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) on Saturday asked government to nab the culprits of Chattisinghpora massacre of 2000 that witnessed killing of 35 men, all Sikhs. In a statement issued here, APSCC said despite passing of 16 years, the people of Jammu and Kashmir especially the Sikhs continue to wait for justice into […]

Digvijay demands Gadkari’s sacking over Zojila project

Digvijay demands Gadkari’s sacking over Zojila project

New Delhi: Congress on Saturday demanded sacking of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari accusing him of awarding a single-bid contract of Rs 10,500 crore to a firm for the Zoji La pass tunnel in the Kashmir Valley in violation of the CVC guidelines. “I am told that the contract has since been cancelled and this means […]

Bar’s 4 member team to visit Baramulla sub jail

Bar’s 4 member team to visit Baramulla sub jail

SRINAGAR: J&K High Court Bar Association on Saturday expressed concern about the plight of detainees and under-trial prisoners lodged in different state and outside jails whose cases are pending and are not produced in courts saying it will take up their matter with the High Court. In a statement issued here, the Association said its […]

Militant arrested in Beerwah: Police

Militant arrested in Beerwah: Police

SRINAGAR: Forces have arrested a militant of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit from central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said on Saturday. Abdul Hamid Nath, a militant of Hizb, was apprehended from Ratsuna village in Beerwah area of the district by a joint party of police, army and CRPF last night, a police official said. He said one […]

Sangrama residents protest against PDD

Sopore: The residents of Sangrama Block in this north Kashmir town on Saturday took to streets and blocked Sopore-Srinagar highway against the power development department (PDD). The residents said that some days back the transformer of their area got damaged. “We approached to PDD office several times but all in vain. Since then we are […]