Geelani Opposes Zubin Mehta Concert In Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Geelani is opposed to Kashmir hosting Zubin Mehta, renowned music conductor of international  reputation next month as he feels the concert will dilute disputed nature of Kashmir. Indian orchestral conductor and musical director known for his expressiveness on the podium and for his interpretation of the operatic repertoire, […]

Furious CM Leaves Public Meet Without Address

CM’s PA System Fails In PDP Bastion: Glitch Or Mischief?  SRINAGAR: Three officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Information department were placed under suspension after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah failed to address a rally in South Kashmir’s Bijbehara township due to glitch in the public address system on Saturday. Anantnag District Information Officer Tanveer Ahmad […]

Fresh Exchange of Fire Along LOC

SRINAGAR: Indian and Pakistani troops opened fire at each other again Saturday along the Line of Control (LoC). The firing was more intense in Rajouri sector, defence spokesman said. Pakistani soldiers opened unprovoked fire on Indian army posts in Rajouri district, a defence spokesman said adding the  firing was retaliated with equal fire power. Pakistani […]

Masked Men Posing as Militants Held in Shopian

25,000 cash, toy guns, army uniform recovered SRINAGAR:  Shopian Police today claimed to have busted a gang of extortionists who were posing as militants in the area and looting the gullible locals after threatening them with toy guns. A Police officer, wishing anonymity said, “For last few months we were receiving inputs from agencies that […]

Judge Me By My Performance: Omar

‘We believe in Almighty, public support is our highest strength’ BIJBEHARA – Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday said that people are best judges to gauge the performance of his Government adding that work done on the ground would speak loud and clear for the people-friendly policies adopted by his Government to steer the State towards […]

3 Yrs On, Police Yet To Lodge FIR: Family

Slain Soura Youth’s 3rd Anniversary Today Srinagar:  The third anniversary of 17 year old Omar Qayoom from Soura, who according to family died in police custody in 2010 agitation is being observed today (Aug 25). Abdul Qayoom, father of Omar said that even after passing of three years, no FIR has been lodged by police […]

Hajj Flights to Begin from Sep 7

Inward flights from 20th October to 5th November; Vaccination to start from 29th August SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah reviewed arrangements put in place by the State Hajj Committee and various State and Central Departments for the conduct of Hajj-2013 from the State, at a high level meeting. The meeting was informed that outward Hajj flights […]

KU Students Protest Military Coup in Egypt

SRINAGAR: Students at Kashmir University held demonstrations Friday to protest bloodshed in West Asia particularly military coup in Egypt and massacre of innocent civilians by the military. Hundreds of students, carrying pro-Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood banners and raising slogans against the present military regime of Egypt marched through the campus after Friday prayers.  The students […]

Mother, Daughter Killed In Tral House Collapse

Tral:  In a tragic incident, a woman and her 16 years old daughter were buried alive when their house collapsed during wee hours Friday in Zarihad village in south Kashmir’s Tral township. Four members of the family were also injured in the incident. Reports said that the house of Mohammad Yousf Gojar collapsed during wee […]

German Envoy Meets Omar

SRINAGAR: German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner today called on  Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here and discussed matters relating to mutual interest, an official spokesman said.  “Matters relating to the mutual interests were discussed in the meeting between the envoy and the Chief Minister,” the spokesman said.  It is noteworthy that the German Embassy is […]