Papa kehtay thay bada naam karega…..

Same day, same venue, same ceremony and same VIP, chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir addressing his police force to commemorate those who laid down their lives in discharge of their duties. Omar Abdullah this time doing the duty he has been doing for the fourth time and his ancestors for decades before him. It […]

Chopper Cropper

Chief minister Omar Abdullah must be immensely pleased with himself for besting Syed Ali Shah Geelani on his own turf with the helicopter offer to ascertain the truth of the Hurriyat (G) chief’s contention on the Amarnath Road. But that sadly does not resolve the myriad concerns issuing out of the massively expanded yatra in […]

Omar Grounds Geelani On Yatra Road, Offers Chopper

Srinagar – Seeking to call Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s bluff, chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday offered the Hurriyat (G) chairman an aerial survey of the Amarnath route “to see for himself whether the government was constructing a road to the holy cave.” “The government will provide Geelani two helicopters,” Abdullah told public meetings in […]

Student’s Arrest Sparks Protests At KU

Geelani Seeks End To Police Harassment Srinagar – Students at Kashmir University Saturday boycotted their departments and staged protest against the arrest of a Commerce student and demanded his early release. Manazir Amin Dar was picked up by the special operations group of state police on Friday from his residence at Badami Bagh, Sopore.  . […]

Mega Sgr Sewage Project: 45 Per Cent Done In 4 Yrs, 55 Per Cent By Sept

Srinagar – With less than half of the Greater Srinagar Drainage Project completed in four years, the government has claimed to execute the remaining 55 per cent of the work by September next year. According to the deputy chief minister, Tara Chand, who also hold the urban development portfolio as well, Rs 68.50 crore of […]

CRPF Trooper Hurt In Sopore Encounter

Srinagar – A trooper of 179th battalion Central Reserve Police Force was injured in an encounter at the sensitive North Kashmir town of Sopore Saturday. He has been shifted to a city hospital in a critical condition, reports said. “Police had specific information regarding the presence of militants in Shallapora, Sopore. The area was cordoned […]

Scarcity Of Essentials Spark Protests In Valley

Srinagar – Patience of people is wearing thin over the shortage of electricity, cooking gas and drinking water as reports of street protests have been pouring in from various parts of the valley. And, true to its track record, the National Conference-led coalition government has chosen to look the other way while the people suffer. […]

Omar Demands LPG Cap Waiver for JK

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the state cannot be treated at par with other states of the country on the LPG cap issue in view of sub-zero temperatures during winters.  “I have told the Central Government that Jammu and Kashmir cannot be placed at par with Delhi and other states […]

Pakistan Troops Fire At Several Indian Posts In Kashmir

Jammu –  Pakistani troops opened fire at the Indian posts across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, violating yet again the ceasefire agreement with India, an army official said here Saturday. Three Indian posts – Kranti, Kirpan and Nangi Tekri – in Poonch, about 260 km from here, came under […]

7 Killed, 14 Injured In Road Accidents

Srinagar– At least seven people were killed and 14 others were wounded in separate road accidents across Jammu and Kashmir over the past 24 hours, reports said. Six people, including two children, were killed and 12 others were injured when an   allegedly overloaded Tavera vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep […]

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