Army Called Out, Curfew Imposed In Kishtwar

KISHTWAR: The Army has been called out and curfew imposed in Kishtwar town after violence broke out in the city between two communities over the use of a ground for Eid prayers.  Reports said that micreants pelted stones at people gathered for Eid prayers at Chowgan Ground resulting in communal clashes that left over 30 […]

Lest We Forget

Eid is not just about celebrations and feasting, there is a spirit of Eid that we need to live up to. AS we say goodbye to the month of Ramzan and welcome the festivity of Eid, it is as always those questions lurking in the mind. What do we make of all this? Have we […]

And Kashmir Pays The Price!

It’s déjà vu all over again- a newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan immediately extends his hand of friendship and his Indian counterpart reciprocates warmly; the Pakistani Army Chief advises caution, while citing examples from the past, the ‘hawks’ in India too warn New Delhi against taking the Pakistani Prime Minister’s offer on its face […]

Eid Shoppers Flood Valley Markets

SRINAGAR: With Eid-ul-Fitr round the corner markets on Wednesday witnessed a heavy rush of shoppers with people laying their hands virtually on everything that came in their way. Shoppers complained of increase in prices of essential commodities. However the Minster of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department, (CAPD) Chowdray Ramzan claimed that checking squads conducted […]

Eid Nimaz at 10.00 A.M in Eidgah

Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umer Farooq Wednesday announced that Nimaz of Eid-ul-Fitr will be offered at Eid Gah, Srinagar and the Nimaz will be offered at 10.00 a.m.  The decision to his effect was taken at a meeting of Anjuman Auqaf, Srinagar, held here Wednesday with Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq in chair.   Speaking on the occasion, […]