Power-Packed Women’s Group Off To M’Abad To Talk Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 05: In the first such trip from this side, an all-woman delegation from Jammu and Kashmir left for Muzaffarabad on Monday over the Peace Bus to hold deliberations on the Kashmir issue with counterparts across the LoC. The trip, under the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Women For Peace Organisation (AJKWPO), picks up the […]

Pakistan army chief issues warning in rare message

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s army chief warned against efforts to undermine the military in a rare public statement Monday that analysts interpreted as a response to unprecedented pressure from the government, media and judiciary. Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani’s cryptic message triggered some concern within Pakistan because of the army’s history of seizing power in military […]

No ‘Individual Security’ To Village Heads: Omar

‘No Deadline Set For AFSPA Revocation’ SRINAGAR (ONS) – Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Omar Abdullah, Monday ruled out the possibility of providing “individual security” to every panch and sarpanch while the government was prepared to deal with the situation in the backdrop of fresh threats.   ‘individual security’ to PRI members in the aftermath of […]

Hajeej Fraud: Father-Son Trio Held

SRINAGAR (KNS) – Police today arrested the father-son trio involved in the infamous Hajeej fraud, in which they duped hundreds of gullible Hajj aspirants to the tune of crores of rupees over the past two years. The alleged kingpin, Fabeyan Wahid along with his brother, Arsalan Wahid, and father, Abdul Wahid Gilkar, were apprehended near […]

KSCDS Aghast At Mishandling Of LPG Crisis

Blames Govt For Bringing Humiliation To State People  SRINAGAR – The Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies Monday lambasted the National Conference-led coalition government for what it termed as its “wrong approach and gross mishandling of LPG issue that instead of bringing relief to the people has brought humiliation and dishonor to them at […]

Shopian Group Resists Bid To Hush Up Ex-DC’s Land Fraud

Srinagar, Nov 05: In a case of a land fraud carried out by government officials, the district administration in Shopian on Monday conceded in court that an irregular allotment of 20 kanals had been made by the former deputy commissioner, but that the order had now been quashed. Arguing that land allotment had been cancelled […]

Geelani’s Pak visit hangs in balance

Govt reluctant to issue travel documents: Hurriyat (G) SRINAGAR (KNS) – A Day after Hurriyat Conference (M) announced its plans to undertake the much awaited Pakistan trip next month; the other faction of the conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani Monday accused the state government of not providing travel documents to its Chairman for visiting […]

Why Target Panchayats But Leave MLAs Untouched? Rural Heads Ask UJC

“State Government Has Turned Us Into Media Show, Will Protests At PM’s Office” Srinagar, Nov 05: Accusing the state government of having turned them into a “media show,” panchayat leaders on Monday voiced alarm over the UJC chief Syed Salahuddin’s recent statement, asking why the militant leadership had called for their resignations but never asked […]

Jammu Martyrs Remembered

SRINAGAR (KNS) – Several separatist leaders Monday paid rich tributes to the memory of lakhs of Muslims martyred outside Jammu on November 6, 1947 in the aftermath of partition. In a statement, Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, said the massacre of Muslims near Jammu by forces and communal marauders on the fateful day during […]

Employees’ Sectt March Foiled

JAMMU – The Secretariat Chalo march of Jammu and Kashmir employees’ was today foiled by police on the opening day of Durbar Move offices in this winter capital of the state.  The Durbar reopened here this morning with a customary press conference addressed by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah at Civil Secretariat.  Hundreds of employees under […]

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