Mirwaiz Repeats Talks Offer to End Deadlock

Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that in the changing global geo-politic realities time for military confrontaions was over and reiterated call for peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute. Kashmir’s head priest also said Kashmiris were praying along with the Muslim Ummah for the freedom of Masjid al-Aqsa and Kashmir. Addressing a mamoth gathering at […]

Kashmir Seeks Freedom for Al-Quds

Srinagar: Coinciding with the International Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day, rallies were held in various parts of the state on Friday where speakers denounced the continued occupation of the first Qibla of Muslims by the Zionist state of Israel. Jumat-ul-Vida is observed annually as Yaum al-Quds to mobilize support for the liberation of Palestine and Muslim holy […]

Senior IAS Officers Cry Foul as Govt ‘Promotes Juniors’

Say promotions ordered by cabinet ‘a pick and choose’ method Srinagar: The recent promotions and transfers ordered by the State cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has raised eye-brows with some senior IAS officers crying foul by stating that the government has adopted pick –and –choose approach by promoting junior officer to […]

Raman Bhalla Assigned Spl Task: Geelani

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Friday claimed that authorities were following a long-term project to change demographic status of state and termed proposed regularization of twenty migrant colonies in Jammu a deep rooted conspiracy by the state administration. In a statement Geelani said, “India as a part of its strategy desires to […]

10 Cr Worth Cocaine Found In Muzaffarabad Truck

SRINAGAR:  Baramulla police Friday claimed to have recovered cocaine worth approximately Rs 10 crore from a truck that had returned from across the LOC. According to district police authorities, on a specific input Baramulla police intercepted a truck bearing registration No. JK02F-0127, driven by one Abdul Ahad Ganie of Mawar Handwara, this afternoon. The truck […]

1 More Shot Dead On LOC

Srinagar: Army on Friday  foiled another infiltration bid by killing a militant and seriously injuring another along the Line of Control in Tanghdar sector of Kupwara district.  With this, the number of militants killed has gone up to eleven over the last four day.   A Defence Ministry spokesman said that the army in Tanghdar […]

Moderate Quake Jolts Valley

SRINAGAR: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale hit many parts of Jammu and Kashmir early this morning, officials said. The tremor, which created panic among the residents was recorded at 8:02 am, an official of the MET department said. He however, said there was no report of any damage to property […]