No Yatra Registration Without Health Certificate: Govt

JAMMU– Yatris will have to submit revised Compulsory Health Certificate while seeking registration for this year’s Shri Amarnathji Yatra which is scheduled to commence on 28th June, 2013 and conclude on 21st August, 2013. This was disclosed by Shri Navin K. Choudhary, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board. He informed that a Committee of […]

Traffic to Move from Srinagar to Jammu Today

SRINAGAR: As per a communiqué of Superintendent of Police, Traffic Rural, Kashmir, subject to fair weather conditions and good condition of road, all kinds of vehicles shall be allowed to travel from Srinagar to Jammu in a regulated manner on February 09, 2013. However, all kinds of vehicles are required to cross TCP Pantha Chowk […]

Geelani Flays Authorities for Arresting Youth

Srinagar: While criticising the state government for arresting youth allegedly involved in issuing threats to the all-girls rock band Pragaash on social networking site facebook, Hurriyat (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani today asked the valley youth to adopt decency and restrain from posting their comments on social media over ‘non serious issues’. H e asked […]

MLA Rashid Condemns Nayeem Khan’s arrest

SRINAGAR: Independent legislator from north Kashmir’s Langate constituency, Engineer Abdul Rashid has condemned the arrest of senior Huriyat Leader Nayeem Ahmad Khan claiming that the arrest has exposed the tall and hallow claims made by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah regarding talks between separatists and Government of India. “Claims of Omar and his colleagues that separatists […]

Nishat police arrest 6 gamblers

SRINAGAR: Nishat Police today arrested half a dozen gamblers and recovered three thousand rupees from their possession. The place was raided on the specific information and after receiving continuous complaints from the locality regarding gambling menace. Police while confirming the arrests said that such unlawful activities will not be tolerated. “We were receiving complaints from […]

Gurezi pleads special package for nomads

JAMMU: Minister of State for Animal and Sheep Husbandry, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi, sought special package for welfare and development of nomads of Jammu and Kashmir. The Minister raised this demand during his meeting with the Union Minister for Agriculture at New Delhi in which he discussed in detail the programmes […]

Car Bombs Hit Iraq Markets, Kill 31

BAGHDAD  — Four car bombs struck two outdoor markets in predominantly Shia areas of Iraq on Friday, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens at a time of mounting discontent among minority Sunnis. The bombings in Baghdad and a town south of the capital were the latest attacks by insurgents trying to re-ignite sectarian […]

Baku May Join OIC Kashmir Group

BAKU: Azerbaijan is studying the suggestion on joining the Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Elman Adbullayev told journalists today.  He said Azerbaijan’s influence in the international arena and confidence in the country are increasing: “Azerbaijan’s invitation to the OIC Contact Group […]

EU Relaxes Boycott of Modi

LONDON: European Union diplomats have held talks with BJP leader Narendra Modi after a 10-year boycott over his role in deadly religious riots. Germany’s ambassador, Michael Steiner, on Friday confirmed a newspaper report that EU diplomats had met with Modi over lunch last month after his landslide re-election in the western state of Gujarat in […]

Nayeem Khan Arrested, Sent To Central Jail

Charges Include Provocative Speeches In 2008 Unrest SRINAGAR: Hurriyat (M) leader and chief of the National Front, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, was arrested by the police on Friday on charges of unlawful activities, even as 9 other separatist leaders have been told to appear in courts or precincts in connection with old cases. Khan was picked […]

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