Geelani Breaks Cordon, Reaches Mosque

Srinagar: Policemen deployed outside the residence of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani were left red faced when octogenarian leader, without following their directions, came out of his residence and reached Jamia Masjid Hyderpora to participate in Nazool-i-Quran conference.  A CNS report quoting highly places sources said that all the constables deployed there have been placed […]

New Delhi ready to talk to separatists: Omar

‘Hurriyat people hold meetings with agencies behind closed doors’ SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday claimed that New Delhi was ready to talk to separatists “but the latter were reluctant to talk to them and were instead holding meeting with agencies in closed rooms.” “Our job is just to facilitate talks between center and Hurriyat […]

Kashmir Civil Society Rejects Sectarianism

SRINAGAR: Prominent members of Kashmiri civil society, who met here today to deliberate and reflect upon recent untoward incidents in central district of Budgam, denounced the infighting and violence perpetrated in the name of religion.  The concerned individuals, from both Shia and Sunni communities associated with different professions, resolved that Kashmiri society will not accept […]

SPO shot dead in North Kashmir

Local militants killed him, says SP Sopore Sopore: Unidentified gunmen shot dead an SPO in North Kashmir’s Sopore town during the morning hours of Sunday. He was identified as 25 year old Mudasir Ahmed Dar who had joined police department in 2011. Police sources said that Mudasir was at his home when unidentified persons called him […]

Minister forced to change the route

Hajin: Police and Para-military Forces ransacked scores of houses and beat inmates to pulp after the violent protests erupted in North Kashmir’s Hajin area of Bandipora on the second consecutive day. Scores of youth appeared on roads after the news spread that Minister for Higher Education, Muhammad Akbar Lone is visiting Banayari area of Hajin. […]

Kashmir Resolution PDP’s Core Agenda: Mufti

Power only issue of concern for NC: Mehbooba Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday said that settlement of Kashmir issue is the core of his party’s political agenda and they would strive hard to pursue its policies and  programmes in this regard by taking all the relevant stake holders on board. Addressing […]

‘Mufti Bashir has not attended any music concert’

Srinagar: The chief spokesman of the “Supreme Court of Islamic Shariet” has strongly condemned publication of ‘defamatory’ news in a Delhi based newspaper in which it has been reported that Mufti Azam Mufti Mohammad Bashir-ud-Din Ahmad has attended a music concert. The chief spokesman of his court today clarified that the conference was purely of […]

Javed Mir Joins Mirwaiz Hurriyat

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Forum Chairman, Javed Ahmad Mir has officially joined APHC led by Mirwaiz on Saturday. The JKLF leader decided to join the APHC following his meeting with the Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Mirwaiz, while welcoming return of Mir into the amalgam, said APHC has always represented the real political and emotional aspirations […]

Govt Deputes Team to Makkah for Smooth Pilgrimage

Srinagar: State government has deputed a two member committee to Makkah to discuss various issues including accommodation and transport facilities of aspiring Hajjis with the Saudi Arabia authorities. “Government has sent a two member committee to Makkah and we will make sure the smooth pilgrimage this year. Pilgrims will not face any problem in Makkah,” […]

Jammu being developed as heritage city: Wani

Jammu: Minister for Roads & Buildings and Mechanical Engineering Abdul Majid Wani on Saturday said that Jammu would be developed as Heritage city, while several projects are underway with regards to its beautification. The Minister was interacting with the representatives of Raghunath Bazar Business Association  here today during his   tour of the city conducted […]