US Prepares Military Assault On Syria

US officials have outlined a series of options that are being considered for a direct assault by American and allied military forces against Syria, using Wednesday’s alleged chemical weapons attack as the pretext. The stepped-up military preparations make clear that the events on Wednesday are part of a provocation to justify yet another neo-colonial war […]

US Prepares Military Assault On Syria

US officials have outlined a series of options that are being considered for a direct assault by American and allied military forces against Syria, using Wednesday’s alleged chemical weapons attack as the pretext. The stepped-up military preparations make clear that the events on Wednesday are part of a provocation to justify yet another neo-colonial war […]

Kashmiri Music Troupe To Perform In UK

Srinagar: A group of five musicians, led by state’s well known singer and music composer Waheed Jeelani, is leaving for the United Kingdom to attend various cultural programmes and festivals. The trip has been sponsored by the state government and is aimed at preserving and promoting Kashmiri music. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah extended full support […]

‘No More International’: India considers Kashmir battle ‘won’

SRINAGAR: The Indian government believes it has won the battle along the Line of Control (LoC) by preventing the ‘internationalisation’ of the lingering dispute over the Himalayan state of Kashmir. In an interaction with reporters in Hyderabad, external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said the dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir was no longer […]

LoC tensions orchestrated: Geelani

Srinagar: Accusing New Delhi of deliberately keeping tensions high along Line of Control, Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani Monday said that India by doing so was trying to push Kashmir issue to backburner and portray it as a mere “border issue” between India and Pakistan. “India is, under a well -planned strategy, […]

NC is the original renegade party: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Calling for an end to social biases against women, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Monday said women are pivotal to revival of a value based society which has been scarred by violence and human rights violations. Addressing a largely attended convention of women in Sumbal, Sonawari, she expressed the hope that women […]

Dilshada Is Special Secretary Home

Srinagar:  Mrs Dilshada, Additional Secretary Home has been promoted as Special Secretary by Government vide order number 298020 of 2013. Dilsahd Ahmed Baba, Additional Secretary Public Service Commission has also been promoted as Special Secretary in Law Department. Special Secretary Law, Ghulam Qadir has been transferred to RTI and Fayaz Ahmed Shiekh, Additional Secretary Law […]

Sonali Kumar Granted EL

SRINAGAR: The Government has accorded sanction to the grant of 61 days earned leave from August 18, 2013 to October 18, 2013 in favour of Chairperson, J&K Special Tribunal Ms. Sonali Kumar. During the aforesaid period, Commissioner Secretary, Labour and Employment Mr. B A Runiyal shall hold the charge of the post of Chairman, J&K […]

Silence guns, revive talks: Tarigami urges Indo-Pak leadership

Srinagar: CPI (M) State Secretary and MLA, Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami in Srinagar on Monday said that if most of the present day European countries could reduce their borders to mere dotted lines on the map, why can’t India and Pakistan silence their guns and maintain calm on the Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and […]

2 day review meeting on RFD begins

SRINAGAR: A two days review meeting of Administrative Secretaries of 34 Departments of Jammu and Kashmir Government on Results Framework Document (RFD) began here today. The meeting was jointly organized by Performance Management Division in Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India and Planning and Development Department of Jammu and Kashmir Government. The meetings to finalize the […]

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