Geelani Misses 18th Friday Prayer

SRINAGAR:  Claiming that Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani was barred from offering congregational Friday prayers for 18th consecutive time today, the conglomerate expressed serious concern over the continued detention of the octogenarian leader. Hurriyat (G) spokesperson Ayaz Akbar termed the continued restrictions on the ailing leader as condemnable and atrocious. “Geelani Sahab was […]

UNDP head in India calls on CM

SRINAGAR – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Coordinator in India, Ms Lise Grade Friday called on Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah here and discussed matters relating to Jammu and Kashmir development. The Resident Coordinator apprised the Chief Minister of the UNDP interest in the capacity building programmes under implementation in the State. While lauding the […]

Salman interacts with ‘civil society’ in city

SRINAGAR:- Union Minister for External Affairs Mr. Salman Khurshid who is here on State visit,  Friday afternoon held an interactive session with Civil Society which included select group of  Journalists, Doctors, Lawyers and party workers at Broadway Hotel. President, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee and Member Parliament, Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz and several Cabinet Ministers […]

KU Turned Into Hub of Occupational Schemes, Experiments: KUSU

SRINAGAR: Kashmir University Students Union (KUSU) Friday alleged that University of Kashmir is being increasingly turned into a hub of Indian occupational schemes and experiments and accused the current VC of being politically nominated, who is “hell bent on fulfilling his political duties by giving space to Indian and pro-occupation Kashmiri politicians rather than focusing […]

Masoodi’s ‘Panun Doud Panen Dug’ released

SRINAGAR: Adbee Markaz Kamraz (AMK) today organised a  literary function to releasee  “Panun Doud Panen Dug,”the Kashmiri  poetic collection of its Vice-President Dr Rafeeq Masoodi.  Prof Rahman Rahi presided over the function with Muhammad Yusuf Taing, Muhammad Shafi Pandit, Aziz Hajni and Shujaat Bukhari in the presidium. Masoodi’s mother joined the presidium to release the […]

Time Bound Inquiry In Death Of Tilsara Child

CHARAR-I-SHARIEF: The Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs Mr. Ab. Rahim Rather accompanied by the district development commissioner Budgam, Mr.Khurshid Ah.Shah today visited Tilsara village in Chadoora Tehsil where a baby namely Wasiqa D/o Mushtaq Ahmad Hurra has died the other day allegedly due to adverse effect following Liquid Pentavalent Vaccine immunization. They went to […]

Power shutdown on July 01 & 03

SRINAGAR: According to Power Controller, Power Development Department, Kashmir, in order to carry out realignment of 33 KV lines outside the Amargarh Grid Station necessitated due to creation of loop in-loop out with newly constructed Grid Station Delina, Receiving Stations of Sopore-I, Sopore-II, Nowpora, Dooru, Watlab, Aloosa, Panzigam, Ajar, Panzipora, Arampora and Seelo shall be […]

Hameed reviews overall health scenario of JK

SRINAGAR: Union Member Planning Commission, Syeda Hameed today had a meeting with Minister of State for Health, Mr. Shabir Ahmad Khan here at Civil Secretariat and discussed the overall health scenario besides physical and financial status of several schemes being implemented for upgradation of health care infrastructure in the State under State and Centre Plans. […]

‘Centre refuses to release funds for Irrigation Works’

Srinagar:  Amid boycott by the valley based contractors, Union Government reportedly refused to pay crores of rupees payable to the contractors for works on the beautification and desilting of the three major canals of the valley. The Union Government is understood to have termed the project as the gross violation of the rules and said […]

JKLF Leader Produced Before Court

Srinagar:  The imprisoned leader of JKLF sheikh Nazir Ahmad who is languishing in Srinagar center jail under life imprisonment was today brought to Srinagar court for hearing in a case pending against him, said JKLF spokesman. He said Sheikh Nazir Ahmad is ill from many diseases and his legs are in pain from many months. […]