Millions to commemorate International Quds Day

BEIRUT: Millions of Muslims around the world are set to hold rallies for freedom of Al-Aqsa Mosque and in support of the Palestinian people on the International Quds Day on Friday. In Iran massive rallies are planned and government has declared it a national holiday. In Britain Stop The War Coalition has called for a big […]

Hezbollah tells Israel: We are coming

BEIRUT: On the eve of Internatioal Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day, powerful Lebanese resistance grup, Hezbollah displayed  a large banner near the border with Israel that reads: “we are coming” in  both Arabic and Hebrew. Lebanese newspaper al-Akhbar, reported also that the group was planning to hold a ceremony marking the Al-Quds Day in the hill where the […]

Humour In Kashmir Polity

Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and their politicians as a joke- Will Rogers They say that laughter is the best medicine and thanks to some of our leaders, even in such depressing times as these, we do manage to get our daily dose of laughter. And these leaders seem to be […]

Gous-ul-Nissa is Vigilance Commissioner

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra Thursday gave his consent to the appointment of Mrs. Gou-sul-Nissa Jeelani, former Principal District and Sessions Judge, as a Vigilance Commissioner in the State Vigilance Commission. “The appointment of Mrs. Gous-ul-Nissa Jeelani shall take effect from the date she assumes charge of the post,” reads the appointment order by the […]

10 Prisoners Being Released on Eid

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to release 10 prisoners on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr while a list of 50 others has also been prepared whose cases have been sent to respective district screening committees for comments. Sources said that release of 10 prisoners has been finalised and they can be released anytime before […]

Four Arrested for Killing SPO

‘They had plans to kill five more Sarpanchs before Eid’ SRINAGAR: Claiming that it has busted a Hizb module, Police Thursday said that all the militants involved in the killing of SPO Mudasir Ahmed Dar and the assailants behind the attack on Sarpanch in North Kashmir’s Sopore town have been nabbed. Addressing media persons, Deputy […]

Plan Issued for Smooth Traffic Movement in City

SRINAGAR: To ensure smooth movement of traffic and to discourage gridlocks along Residency Road and M.A Road, Traffic Police, Srinagar issued traffic plan for the Shab-i-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitr. Accordingly, no passenger vehicle shall be allowed to ply on Residency Road from Radio Kashmir upto Hari Singh High Street on one side and along Moulana Azad […]

Shia Leader Prays At Makhdoom Sahib Shrine

SRINAGAR: Shia leader Aga Syed Abdul Hussain-al-Mosavi Wednesday visited the shrine of Sultan-ul- Aarifeen Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom (RA) and offered prayers there. Aga, a member of World Forum for Proximity of Schools of Islamic Thought during his interaction with people there said that a false propaganda was created to keep Sunni and Shia Muslims far […]

SVO Files Case Against PHE Engineers

SRINAGAR- The Vigilance Organization today registered a case against three former executive engineers and several other officrs of the Public Health Engineering department in misappropriation of funds case. Mr V.K. Abrol, the then Executive Engineer, U.S Dour the then Ex. Engineer, R.C. Gupta the then Ex. Engineer PHE Division Akhnoor. Surinder Singh the then AEE, […]

Lethpora land scam: VO attaches properties worth 22 Cr

SRINAGAR:- In a high profile revenue embezzlement case 4 more properties have been attached by Vigilance Organization. The properties include moveable as well as immovable properties raised out of misappropriated amount of Rs.22.00 Crores approximately (during land acquisition proceedings for widening of National Highway funded by NHA1 GOI in 2010)  by officers/ officials of then […]

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