No Friday Prayers for Mirwaiz

SRINGAR: Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was today barred from offering Friday prayers by the government for the third consecutive time in a row at historic Jamia Masjid, said a Hurriyat Spokesman.  “Once again resorting to dictatorial tactics, the authorities infringed into the religious affairs by forcibly stopping Mirwaiz from offering prayers and deliver […]

Woman Axed To Death

SRINAGAR: A feud over a patch of land in city outskirts Friday led to the death of a woman. A dispute over land in Bakshipora, Khushi Pora Noorbagh resulted in a brawl and in fit of rage a man, Ghulam Nabi Mir, allegedly attacked Saja W/O M Subhan Khanday with an axe.  Police said Saja […]

Kitchloo Defends Curfew

SRINAGAR: Claiming that imposition of curfew enabled the state government to thwart the attempts of unscrupulous elements in Valley on the eve of Afzal Guru’s execution, Minister of State for Home, Sajad Kitchloo Friday said that the scale of low violence in Valley over the Afzal Guru’s execution issue showed that people of Kashmir want […]

Serious about return of Afzal’s body: Nasir

SRINAGAR:  Asserting that the National Conference is serious about return of Muhammad Afzal Guru’s body to his family, National Conference Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani said the party had moved an adjournment motion in the state assembly seeking discussion on the issue. “NC is serious about getting the body of Afzal back for which we […]

Old City Streetlights Defunct; SMC, PDD in Slumber

SRINAGAR: Most of the street lights installed by Power Development Department (PDD) and Municipal Corporation in old city are defunct which causes a lot of inconvenience to people residing in Idgah, Waniyar, Safakadal, Barthana, Noorbagh and Nowhatta areas. The inhabitants have castigated the PDD and SMC for failing to repair the defunct streetlights in the […]

Omar Most Powerful CM in India: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR:  PDP president Mehbooba Mufti Friday alleged that although Omar has got more powers than the Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Punjab in many respects, yet he did nothing to stop Central Government from executing Afzal Guru.  According to her instead of asking Central Government for stopping execution of Guru, he in turn asked […]

Agha Exhorts People to Back UCC Call

SRINAGAR: Urging resistance groups to forge unity at least on critical issues facing the nation, senior Hurriyat leader and President of Anjuman-e-Sharie Shiayan Agha Syed Hassan Friday demanded return of the mortal remains of JKLF founder Muhammad Maqbool Bhat and recently executed Afzal Guru to Kashmir. Agha Hassan who remained under house arrest for the […]

Saifullah released, put under house-arrest

SRINAGAR: Pir Saifullah of Tehreek Hurriyat was released Thursday evening from the Srinagar Central Jail but was immediately put under house arrest at his residence. According to family sources, he was released on health grounds while other separatist leaders including Chairman Democratic Front Party (DFP) are still lodged in Central Jail Srinagar. “Saifullah was released […]

Degree College for Littar Pulwama Soon

SRINAGAR: Higher Education Minister, Mohammad Akbar Loan Friday assured Congress MLC Bashir Ahmed Magray that the government will soon decided on the issue of providing Degree College to Littar, Pulwama. During question hour, Congress MLC Bashir Ahmed Magray appealed to the Higher Education Minister to set up a Degree College in Littar Pulwama so that […]

Jammu based cable operators act in ‘imperialistic’ way: ACOA

SRINAGAR: Accusing Jammu based cable operators for meddling into the affairs of Site Entertainment Network (SEN), cable operators from South Kashmir Friday denounced allegations that SEN has any outstanding towards any other Cable Network.  “Some Jammu based cable operators are acting like East India Company and they want to show their presence in Kashmir. The […]

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