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Mirwaiz flanked by Prof Ghani and Bilal Lone addressing a press conference

‘Don’t Take Us For Granted; You’re  Pushing Us To Wall’

SRINAGAR: Asking Syed Ali Geelani to shun his ‘Holier than Thou’ stance, moderate leader of the Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday hit out at Hurriyat (G) leader saying that Geelani was trying to exhibit an attitude of... more

SRINAGAR: Terming Mirwaiz Umar Farooq’s press conference as a kneejerk reaction which according to it was ‘unwanted’ and ‘uncalled for, Huriyat Conference (G) Saturday stated that it has not named any leader meeting BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s emissaries.

Huriyat (G)... more

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party has denied claims that its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to meet separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani seeking his help in solving the Kashmir issue.

National spokesperson of BJP, Prakash Javedkar said that no party... more

Local News

SRINAGAR: Police in Nowpora Idgah Mohalla of Sopore town arrested a youth after he allegedly tried to kidnap a girl with the help of his three associates. The accused  was... more
Agha Scion Files Papers From Baramulla
BARAMULLA: Aga Syed Abdulhussain Mosavi Saturday filed nomination papers as an Independent candidate from Baramulla parliamentary constituency. Aga Mosavi, younger son of... more

Regional News

Hamid Mir
KARACHI: Unknown gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on well known Pakistani journalist and TV anchor Hamid Mir in Karachi on Saturday. The journalist was on his way to his... more
NEW DELHI: The Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) has clubbed its demand for rebuilding of Ram Temple at the dispute site Ayodhya with its goal of abrogating of article 370, which... more

City News

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police today lodged a first information report (FIR) against Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani for ‘his anti-national speech... more
SRINAGAR: Senior leader of Jammu Kashmir liberation front (JKLF) advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt along with Mohammad Azam Zargar and others were arrested today when they were... more


SRINAGAR: Delhi produced a clinical performance to comfortably beat Jammu and Kashmir by six wickets and register their second consecutive win in a North Zone... more
Srinagar: A ten-day ski course for girls organized by Directorate of Physical Education and Sports University of Kashmir which started on March 01 concluded... more

News in Pictures

Syed Ali Geelani addressing a press conference issued a protest calendar to counter elections- Pix Shahriyar
Children of Tosa Maidan a picturesque meadow in north Kashmir with their parents held protest in Srinagar demanding end of army occupation of their meadow- Pix Shahriyar
Victims of Tosa Maidan- Villagers maimed by unexploded shells during their protest in Srinagar -Pix Shahriyar
69 percent electorate came out to vote in Udhmapur constituency Thursday where fate of Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is at stake
Prof Hameeda Nayeem addressing activists during a protest rally on Tosa Maidan in the city- Pix Shahriyar
Tourists enjoy drizzle during their trip ti Srinagar's Tulip garden- Pix Shahriyar
Tourists enjoy drizzle during their trip ti Srinagar's Tulip garden- Pix Shahriyar
Tourists enjoy drizzle during their trip ti Srinagar's Tulip garden- Pix Shahriyar
Shabbir Shah responds to the slogan raised by a Sikh protester during anti poll campaign in Tral town in South Kashmir
Sea of yellow mustard flowers is a common sight in Kashmir countryside these days- pix Mushtaq Reshi

World News

Award-winning US journalist says Turkey behind sarin attack
Hersh alleges Turkey conducted red-flag operation to trigger US military intervention DUBAI: The London Review of Book published on April 4 an essay written by Pulitzer Prize Winner Seymour Hersh, alleging Turkey has been playing ‘dirty games’ in... more
TEHRAN: The Iranian diplomat picked to be the Islamic republic’s ambassador to the United Nations will not be allowed to enter the United States where the UN is headquartered, Reuters has reported. White House press secretary Jay Carney confirmed to... more


Bills worth Rs 300 crore outstanding: JKCCCC SRINAGAR: Police on Saturday detained many civil contractors when they tried to march towards City Centre, Lal Chowk, after... more


Mobile phone is an inseparable part of our life. We are completely dependent on our mobile phones and everyone has it, even school children. We are pretty sure that most of us are Nomophobiacs at least till some extent. You may have read reports... more


With the onset of spring, the much awaited tourism season in Kashmir has started. Tourists from various parts of India have already started trickling in. Though these are... more


Last week, India embarked on what has repeatedly been hailed as the biggest electoral exercise in history. But the bigger grinding noise seemed to come from hundreds of... more


Western world was aghast when in his landmark judgement, the judge of Mumbai Session Court, Shalini Phansalkar Joshi awarded death sentence under section 376 (E) of the... more


Historically Kashmir valley is related to gardening practices. There has always been a good scope for the floriculture industry in Kashmir.  Be it the era of kings like those... more


On the Djinns of Kashmir: An Elegy Sung by Apparitions
IT’s not very often that you set off for the theater with wilfully lowered expectations. I recently went to the Royal Court in London for a performance of Abhishek Majumdar’s... more

Heads & Tails

On Valentine’s Day, an ad was aired on CNN, ESPN by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). The ad, titled “Room 103,” depicts a hotel room and a couple... more

Bazar Observer

When Cafe` Coffee Day (CCD), India’s most popular and the fast growing coffee cum fast food chain opened its first outlet in Srinagar in December 2009, very few people could anticipate the massive customer base it would gain over a short span of time.
When Cafe` Coffee Day (CCD), India’s most popular and the fast growing coffee cum fast food chain opened its first outlet in Srinagar in December 2009, very few people could... more