Limit Yatra Period, Stop Religious Terrorism: Agnivesh

Says secret execution of Afzal a blot on Indian democracy SRINAGAR: Coming down heavily on Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) for reverting the Amarnath Yatra virtually back to its unconscionably-extended duration of 55 days with the help of State Government, Social activist and Civil Society member, Swami Agnivesh Saturday advised Hindu pilgrims not to visit […]

Rail to Chug From Monday

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon conducted an extensive tour of down town area of Srinagar city and stock of Law and order situation besides availability of essential commodities and health care facilities. Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Mr. Baseer Ahmed Khan accompanied. Meanwhile Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir conducted a review meeting with all Deputy Commissioners […]

Wouldn’t Have Allowed Guru’s Hanging If In Power: PDP

SRINAGAR: Asserting that it would not have allowed the hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru had it been in power, the PDP on Saturday said that chief minister Omar Abdullah could not escape responsibility as his party was an ally in the central government. “We strongly demand the return of Guru’s mortal remains,” PDP spokesman Naeem […]

Hizb Owns Sopore Blast

SRINAGAR: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the IED blast that took place at Sopore on Friday. Spokesman of Hizbul Mujahideen, identifying himself as Baleeguddin in a telephonic message to KNS said the IED blast at Sopore was carried out by militants of the outfit. (KNS)

Omar Stays Put In Srinagar

JAMMU: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who was expected to lay foundation of Sant Manjeet Singh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research alongwith Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad here on Sunday has postponed the programme. Sources said that the programme was postponed in the wake of prevailing situation in Kashmir which has erupted after the […]

Fresh Avalanche Alert Sounded

SRINAGAR: According to Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, in view of apprehension of medium danger avalanche during February 16 to 17, 2013 in snow bound areas of Naugam Kayiam, Chowkibal, Tangdhar, Keran and Gurez sectors. The people living in these areas are advised not to venture into steep avalanche prone slopes during next 24 hours and frequently […]

New Drug Policy in State from April, 2013: Govt

JAMMU:-Minister of State for Health, Mr. Shabir Ahmad Khan has said that ‘New Drug Policy’ would be enforced in the State from April this year. He said that New Drug Policy has been already approved by the State Cabinet and passed by the Assembly during last session adding that its enforcement will prove helpful to […]

Traffic to ply form Sgr to Jammu today

Srinagar:  Inspector General of police, Traffic in his communiqué stated that on 17-02-2013, subject to fair weather and good conditions of road all kinds of vehicles would be allowed to travel from Kashmir side towards Jammu in regulated manner. On 18th Feb, subject to fair weather and good conditions of road all kinds of vehicles […]

KU Workshop on ‘Mathematical Approach in Geology’ Ends

SRINAGAR: Four days Training Workshop titled “mathematical approaches in Geology” organized by the Department of Earth Sciences, Kashmir University from 12-15 Feb. 2013 concluded today. The training workshop was organized to build the capacity of the PG students and Research Scholars of the University, particularly from Earth Sciences, to promote the understanding and use of […]

Curfew Off, Hartal On, Clashes Break Out

Curbs Slammed Back In Maisuma; Old City Rocked By Tear Gas, Brick-Batting  SRINAGAR: Even as authorities lifted curfew after seven days following the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru last week, the Kashmir Valley continued to remain in the grip of hartal on Saturday, with clashes breaking out in several places as outdoor movement resumed.  In […]