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COVID situation in J&K challenging but not out of control: UT admin

COVID situation in J&K challenging but not out of control: UT admin

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration Wednesday said the COVID-19 situation in the Union Territory is “challenging” with cases rising steadily, but there is no…

J&K registers record daily jump of 2,204 COVID-19 cases; 13 deaths

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday recorded its sharpest single-day spike of 2,204 COVID-19 cases that pushed the union territory’s cumulative tally to 1,52,442, officials…

Jammu transporters go on strike over capping of seating to 50% capacity

Jammu: Private transporters in Jammu went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday to protest a government order capping the seating capacity to 50 percent in…

HC directs Secy Transport, RTO to explain what necessitated issuance of such circular

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Thursday directed the Secretary Transport to remain present before the court in connection with the circular that directs residents…

Govt constitutes STF for identifying, scrutinizing Govt employees for anti-national activities

Srinagar: Government has constituted Special Task Force (STF) for identifying and scrutinizing the government employees involved in any cases related to posing threat to the…

Sadqa-e-Fitr fixed at Rs 62 per soul

Sadqa-e-Fitr fixed at Rs 62 per soul

Srinagar: Mufti Nasir ul-Islam Wednesday fixed Rs 62 as Sadqa-e-Fitr per person, and urged the…

Private COVID vaccination centres to procure directly from manufacturers starting May 1

Private COVID vaccination centres to procure directly from manufacturers starting May 1

New Delhi:  From May 01, the present system of private COVID-19 vaccination centres receiving doses…

Migrant labourers tested for COVID-19 in Bhadarwah, 6 found positive

Migrant labourers tested for COVID-19 in Bhadarwah, 6 found positive

Bhadarwah: Over 240 migrant labourers were screened for COVID-19 on Wednesday in a special drive…

BJP launches COVID helpline number in J&K for people in distress

BJP launches COVID helpline number in J&K for people in distress

Jammu: The BJP in Jammu and Kashmir launched a dedicated COVID-19 helpline number on Wednesday…

CITY & TOWNS View all

J&K people rightful claimants of their natural resources; roll-back discriminatory policy: NC

J&K people rightful claimants of their natural resources; roll-back discriminatory policy: NC

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday called the policy adopted by Geology and mining department with regard to allotment of mining and extraction contracts unfair and urged…

DC Sgr interacts with religious leaders, Sajada Nasheens, Imams, Khateebs, Auqaf members

DC Sgr interacts with religious leaders, Sajada Nasheens, Imams, Khateebs, Auqaf members

Srinagar: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad today held an interactive meeting with prominent religious leaders, Imams, Khateebs, Auqaf members, with an aim to seek their opinion to…

Army to conduct recruitment rally from 17 May till 28 May at Sonarwani Bandipora

Army to conduct recruitment rally from 17 May till 28 May at Sonarwani Bandipora

Srinagar: The Indian Army is conducting a recruitment rally from 17 May till 28 May at Sonarwani Bandipora. According to the defense spokesperson, an army recruitment rally will be conducted…

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People joining Apni Party have reposed their faith in its pragmatic agenda: Altaf Bukhari

People joining Apni Party have reposed their faith in its pragmatic agenda: Altaf Bukhari

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party on Thursday held a meeting of its District Presidents of Kashmir Province at its office…

Skill development to overcome unemployment in J&K: Dr Samoon

Skill development to overcome unemployment in J&K: Dr Samoon

JAMMU: Principal Secretary, Skill Development Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, today chaired a meeting to review the physical and financial progress…

Recall non-local 10+2 lecturers from Ladakh to Jammu, Kashmir: Masoodi urges higher edu deptt

Recall non-local 10+2 lecturers from Ladakh to Jammu, Kashmir: Masoodi urges higher edu deptt

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Member Parliament, Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi, on Thursday sought transfer of 10+2 non-local lecturers…

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Du Plessis makes my job easier: Gaikwad

Du Plessis makes my job easier: Gaikwad

Mumbai: Young Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad says Faf du Plessis’ ability to play innovative…

Pakistan holds on to win 1st T20 vs. Zimbabwe

Good to see batsmen adjusting to Chepauk pitch, says Rishabh Pant

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A saner Muslim voice falls silent

A saner Muslim voice falls silent

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, a great Islamic scholar and a humanist par excellence passed away today in…

Fighting drug abuse & trafficking

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The objective of Fasting is to achieve ’Taqwa’

The objective of Fasting is to achieve ’Taqwa’

By: Mudasir Ahmad Allah says in the holy Quran- ‘Oh, my slaves- come back to me;…

Corona Comes Back!

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Ramadan is not about starving our bodies but nourishing our souls

Ramadan is not about starving our bodies but nourishing our souls

    Bisma Farooq Sheikh Ramadhan is a month of blessings and mercy as the doors…

Understanding our earth better

INTERALIA View all

Natural facial at home for glowing skin this summer!

Natural facial at home for glowing skin this summer!

By: Shahnaz Husain Every year, summers take a toll on the skin.   The burning sun and…

Health care for people with disabilities

WIDE ANGLE View all

Time to learn from Bushmen

Time to learn from Bushmen

Sitting by a campfire listening to a song of Bushmen somewhere deep in the Kalahari Desert,…

God bless those who say what they feel must be said!

CREATIVE BEATS View all

The Flood- part  III

The Flood- part  III

“Aba Jan, how are you”, Basharat asked. There was no response, it seemed that his body…

The Flood part  II

ON HERITAGE View all

Making Heritage sites accessible to all

Making Heritage sites accessible to all

By: M Ahmad UNESCO established 18 April as the International Day for Monuments and Sites-World Heritage…

Greeks in Kashmir 

ART SPACE View all

ShahRoz Sidiqi’s Musical Journey 

ShahRoz Sidiqi’s Musical Journey 

Meet ShahRoz Sidiqi, a Kashmir born singer, songwriter and music composer who is making his name…

Influential Artists of twentieth century