‘Signals from Sharif positive, likely to improve ties’

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that both he and Pakistan’s incoming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif want to take bilateral relations between the two Asian neighbours forward and resolve all outstanding issues in a peaceful manner. Dr. Singh, who was interacting with the media onboard his special aircraft Air India One […]

Privilege Notice: Speaker Asks MLA To Explain Position

‘We are ‘daily wagers’ of GoI, don’t have right to use ‘hon’ble’ title’ SRINAGAR: Days after Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLA from Sangrama, Basharat Bukhari moved a privilege notice against independent MLA Engineer Sheikh Rashid, speaker of the Assembly Mubark Gul has written a letter to the latter asking him to explain his position. “We […]

Militant Killed In Shopian Encounter

SRINAGAR: An unidentified militant was killed on Friday in an encounter with a joint party of police and paramilitary forces in Shopian district.  On specific information regarding the presence of militants in village Vandena in the jurisdiction of police station Zainapora, Shopian police and 55 RR launched a joint search operation this afternoon, a police […]

Srinagar MC in dock for violating court orders

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir high court has issued a showcase notice to the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) and Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) for violating court directions on management and handling of solid waste. The court has given four weeks time to file their response to the show-cause notice to SMC commissioner GN Qasba, ERA […]

Kashmir: Mirwaiz Urges World To take Note

SRINAGAR: Alleging that the gross human rights violations continue unabated in Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has stressed upon the International Community and World Human Rights organizations to play their role in investigating the thousands of enforced disappearance cases in Kashmir keeping in view the seriousness of the issue. In a statement […]

Pakistan Water Commission Wraps Up Kashmir Visit

SRINAGAR: A three-member team of the Pakistan Indus Water Commission concluded a two-day visit to the Kashmir Valley Friday. Sources in the state government said the three-member team of the Pakistan Indus Water Commission, headed by Indus Water Commissioner Shiraz Jameel Memon, visited the Dal Lake and the Jhelum river in Srinagar Friday. The Pakistan […]

Festival of films on Kashmir in Mumbai

NEW DELHI: ‘Kashmir – Before our Eyes’, a three-day Festival of films on Kashmir is to be held at the Films Division auditoria in Mumbai from 31 May. The festival has been curated by filmmakers Ajay Raina and Pankaj Rishi Kumar and will screen shorts, documentaries and feature films. The first date of the Festival […]

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