NC Always Benefited from Tension, Fear: Mufti

Srinagar – Asserting that empowerment of people through elected institutions was an important aim of his party the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has urged restraint in the debate over security and empowerment of Panchs and Sarpanchs to help their functioning and well being. He was addressing a workers meeting of Noor- […]

Mirwaiz Calls on Zardari in NY

New York – Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq called on Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari here on the sidelines of UNGA session last evening. Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, Ambassador Sherry Rehman and Ambassador Masood Khan were also present during the meeting. President Zardari during the meeting reiterated Pakistan’s principled stance to continue extending […]

Samoon Reviews Road Widening Project at Pantha Chowk

Srinagar – To expedite the implementation of road widening project at Pantha Chowk Bye Pass, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon Saturday afternoon convened a high level meeting of all concerned authorities to review the progress of the project. Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Mr. Baseer Ahmad Khan was also present in the meeting. The meeting […]

Sagar tours old city takes stock of dev projects

Srinagar – Minister for Rural Development, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Mohammad Sagar today conducted an extensive tour of Srinagar city to oversee the status of implementation of various developmental works undertaken by the Government. The Minister was accompanied by Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Dr. G. N. Qasba, Managing Director, JKPCC and other senior […]

Chib inaugurates T-20 tournament at Sopore

Srinagar – Minister for Youth Service and Sports, Mr. R. S. Chib today urged upon youth to take part in sports as well as in academic activities so that the new generation will bear sound mind in sound body. The Minister was addressing an inaugural function of T-20 tournament at Sopore today. He said Government […]

All India Oriental Conference In KU From Monday

Srinagar – The Department of Sanskrit, University of Kashmir is organizing 3- day 46th session of All India Oriental Conference (AIOC) from 1-3 October at KU campus.   Around 3000 delegates from different parts of the country and from other nations are expected to participate in the 3-day event during which 21 parallel sessions would be held […]

Vohra condoles Misra’s demise

New Delhi – N.N.Vohra, J&K, Governor, expressed grief over the sad passing away of Brijesh Misra, former Principal Secretary to Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpai and the country’s first National Security Advisor. He has conveyed his sympathy to the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. Vohra recalled his long association […]

Justice Kabir New CJ of India

New Delhi – Justice Altmas Kabir, the senior most judge of the Supreme Court, was Saturday sworn in as the 39th Chief Justice of India. He was administered the oath of the office by President Pranab Mukherjee. Justice Kabir has succeeds S.H. Kapadia, who demitted office Saturday. He will be the Chief Justice of India for nine months, till […]

Hazratbal Dome Cracked Because Of Sheikh’s Broken Vows: Azam

Srinagar – Claiming that “mujahideen” from across the Muslim world including Afghanistan would “become a party to the Kashmir dispute” after the NATO withdrawal from the country in 2014, the Mahaz-e-Azadi chief, Azam Inquibali, on Thursday that marble tiles falling off the dome of the Hazratbal shrine were the result of Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah breaking […]

Faktoo Acquitted In 12-Yr-Old Case

Srinagar- Detained Muslim League chief Ashiq Hussain Faktoo, alias Dr. Muhammad Qasim, has been acquitted by a city court in a twelve-year-old case. The third additional munsif dismissed charges registered against the ML chief in Soura police station twelve years ago, reports said. The party general secretary, Abdul Ahad Parra, has welcomed the court decision […]