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All traffic violators would be treated with the same yardstick: IGP Traffic

All traffic violators would be treated with the same yardstick: IGP Traffic

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, March 20 Asserting that same yardstick will be used to punish all traffic violator, irrespective of their social status or political affiliation, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Traffic Basant Rath said overloading and hooliganism of bus and sumo drivers will not be tolerated. Rath further said that traffic policemen, including officers, will

J&K to adopt WBCIS for Apple, Saffron, Mango, Litchi

Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, March 20 Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today accorded in principle sanction to the adoption of the Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS) in respect of Horticulture Crops viz Apple, Saffron, Mango and Litchi for Jammu and Kashmir. This is in addition to “Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana”

Unpardonable families learning from TV about Iraq killings: Omar

Srinagar, March 20 Asserting that it was ‘unpardonable’ that the families of 39 Indians killed in Iraq learnt about their heartbreaking loss from TV channels, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said nothing Government of India (GoI) says can make up for the sheer heartlessness displayed today. “Nothing Govt of India says can

BMO attached, inquiry ordered in embezzlement allegations in Kashmir

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, March 20 Jammu and Kashmir government attached a Block Medical Officer (BMO) and ordered an inquiry into alleged embezzlement in central Kashmir district of Badgam, officials said on Tuesday. They said Director Health, Kashmir, has issued an order that pending final outcome of inquiry into the embezzlement made in Block Budgam, Dr

Phirkiyan, Z-Gali, Srinagar-Leh, Mughal road remain closed, Kashmir highway through

Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, March  20 The authorities have started massive snow clearance operation to put through the national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir valley, and historic Mughal road, closed for the past about four months while the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was through for only one-way traffic. Meanwhile, Phirkiyan, Z-Gali and Razdan pass, linking dozens

10 guests from PoK arrive, 14 cross over to other side of LoC

Srinagar, Mar 20 Despite tension on the Line of Control (LoC) due to unprovoked shelling by Pakistan, as many as 10 guests from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) arrived here while 14 Kashmiris crossed over to the other side in the weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad. Six returnees also crossed sides at the Kaman

If Sajjad Lone, why not we? Kashmir’s moderate separatists likely to plunge into electoral politics?

  Syed Junaid Hashmi JAMMU, Mar 20: In what could be easily termed as significant change in the political landscape of Kashmir valley, some moderate Kashmir based separatist leaders are mulling the option of changing track and taking-up the electoral route to further their agenda of seeking resolution of the Kashmir issue, according to the

Recommended by none yet Magic fruit Padma Award went to Kashmiri theatrist Pran Kishore Kaul

Syed Junaid Hashmi JAMMU, Mar 19: Jammu and Kashmir government officially recommended names of 9 individuals for Padma Awards but the one who was awarded had neither filled the form online nor had been recommended by anyone including the panel of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Kashmiri theatre artist Pran Kishore Kaul, who shot to