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”Kashmiri girls falling prey to drugs”

Stress, family disputes emerging as main causes   Wahid Bhat   SRINAGAR, APR 30 (PTK): Drug abuse, known to be widespread among youth in Kashmir Valley, is now showing a new trend whereby teenage girls are increasingly turning into addicts.   College-going girls are abusing substances, especially toluene, a common thinner, is testified to by officials at the de-addiction centre in ... Read More »

Governor administers Oath to Council of Ministers

           Jammu, April 30: Governor N.N. Vohra administered Oath of Office and Secrecy at the Jammu Convention Centre here today to the Council of Ministers.           The Council of Ministers who took Oath as Minister for State included Sh. Kavinder Gupta, Sh. Mohd. Khalil Band, Sh. Sat Paul Sharma, Sh. Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Sh. Sunil Kumar Sharma, Sh. Rajiv Jasrotia, and Sh. ... Read More »

JRL calls for complete shutdown against Drubgam killings

‘Forces under the garb of encounter unleash reign of terror’ Srinagar, Apr 30 (KNS): The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik have expressed deep sorrow and anger over the killing of Shahid Ashraf Dar, Sameer Ahmed Bhat and Aqib Ahmad Khan on Monday, April 30 at Drabgam in Pulwama. The JRL ... Read More »

Governor administers Oath to Council of Ministers

Six from BJP, two from PDP join new ministry Jammu, Apr 30 (KNS): Governor N.N. Vohra administered Oath of Office and Secrecy at the Jammu Convention Centre here today to the Council of Ministers.  The Council of Ministers who took Oath as Minister for State included Kavinder Gupta, Mohd. Khalil Band, Sat Paul Sharma, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Sunil Kumar Sharma, ... Read More »

Two militants, civilian killed in gunfight in Drubgam Pulwama

Police says ‘bodies handed over to locals’ Srinagar, Apr 30 (KNS): Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants including a top commander Sameer Ahmad Bhat alias Sameer Tiger and a civilian Shahid Ahmad Dar, aged 25, son of Mohd Ashraf Dar resident of Arihal Pulwama were killed during exchange of fire in a gunfight In Drubgam village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports ... Read More »

Say No to Drugs: DDC Bandipora flagges-off Drug De-addiction rally

Bandipora, April 30: District Development Commissioner (DDC) , Bandipora Khursheed Ahmad Sanai flagged-off a Drug De-addiction rally from Mini Secretariat Bandipora ,here today.      The rally comprising  of students , Aanganwari  and Aasha Workers, carrying placards  in their hands and shouting slogans "Say No To Drugs" went through various markets of Bandipora town and culminated at S K Sports ... Read More »

ARMY ORGANISES VETERANS RALLY AT BARAMULLA MILITARY STATION

 Baramulla 28 April 2018: Veterans Rally  was organised by the Army  on  28 April 2018 under the aegis of 19 Infantry Division at Baramulla Military Station. The rally was another stepping stone towards supporting welfare schemes and measures for improvement and upliftment of the Veterans and Veer Naris.  The rally witnessed an overwhelming response from Veterans Soldiers, Veer Naaris and Gallantry ... Read More »

For the First Time Genome of Flu Virus Sequenced in its Native Form

Rayies Altaf New Delhi, April 28: For the first time in the world, scientists have successfully sequenced the whole genome (or the complete genetic code) of the flu virus (the common causes of influenza of various types), in its original form. The native gene of viruses exists in RNA form. This feat was achieved by joint collaboration of a team of ... Read More »

4.69 Cr being spent on beautification of Bandipora-DDC visits town, inspects GHSS Bandipora

Bandipora, April 28:        An amount of Rs. 4.69 Crore are being spent on the execution of varrious developmental works in Bandipora town under newly formulated beautification plan of Bandipora town.         This was stated by District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora Khursheed Ahmad Sanai during his visit of the town held today. President Traders Fedration Bandipora ... Read More »

IGP traffic Basant Rath pays surprise visit to Bandipora

SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora, 29 April: IGP Traffic Basant Rath on Sunday paid a surprise visit to Bandipora of north Kashmir’s district. Rath, who is on his mission to overhaul traffic mess in the state, decongested the roads which were used to create hurdles in the smooth flow of traffic. People of Bandipora welcomed Basant Rath as it was the first visit of ... Read More »