Local Singers Fuming Over Zubin Mehta’s Concert

SRINAGAR: While the state government might be basking in the glory of hosting the world famous conductor, Zubin Mehta next week, the Kashmiri Sufiana singers are feeling ‘disheartened’ and ‘discouraged’ by the lack of patronage from the authorities here. The singers say that even if government is ready to shell out crores of rupees for […]

Shalimar Residents’ Antecedents Being Checked

SRINAGAR: Ahead of Zubin Mehta’s proposed visit to Kashmir, police has started investigating and verifying the facts about the people living in Shalimar and its adjacent areas. CNS quoting residents said that they have been directed to provide full details about their families. Investigation and verification process by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Shalimar […]

Kulgam boy set to make his Bollywood debut

Pairs Opposite Pakistani Actress SRINAGAR: After causing quite a flutter on the ramp and Indian television, Kulgam boy Danish Bhat is all set to make his Bollywood debut in the “Dunno Y 2” – a Bollywood-Hollywood collaboration film. Danish, hailing from South Kashmir’s Shurat area of Kulgam district went to Mumbai in 2008 to pursue […]

Congress Wins Kargil Hill Council

SRINAGAR: State Congress president Professor Saif-u-Din Soz Thursday said that Congress party is hopeful to grab chairmanship of Kargil Autonomous Hill Development Council (KAHDC). “We have bagged 12 out of 26 seats and the three independent candidates are showing inclination towards our party,” Soz told Srinagar based news gathering agency CNS adding that Congress would […]

Descending Into Chaos: Syria At Stake

The West is apparently gearing up for an imminent invasion of Syria, an act which can ignite World War III.    Washington hawks have already warned of a strike as early as Thursday. Senior US officials told NBC News on Tuesday that Washington could “hit Syria with three days of missile strikes, perhaps beginning Thursday, […]

Facebook hands users’ data to UK

London: Facebook has pledged to publish regular reports detailing government requests for user data, as it reveals that UK authorities asked for information on 2,337 users in the first half of 2013. Its first ‘global government requests report’ published on Tuesday includes requests from the police and child protection agencies, as well as national security […]

65 Killed In Iraq Terror Attacks

BAGHDAD: A coordinated wave of bombings tore through Shia Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital early on Wednesday, killing at least 65 and wounding dozens, officials said. The blasts, which came in quick succession, targeted residents out shopping and on their way to work. The attacks are the latest in a relentless wave […]

PDP to Launch Agitation Against Achan Dump

‘Govt of playing with lives of downtown people’ Srinagar: Expressing resentment over the unbearable stench emanating from Achan garbage dump, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decided to register a protest against continued indifference of the authorities. The protest is scheduled to take place at Press Enclave here on August 29 and will be led by […]

New porn clip surfaces in Pulwama

Srinagar: A mobile porn clip that has surfaced in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district is giving sleepless nights to the people. This clip showing a local boy and girl indulging in lewd act has become talk of the town while a group of youth is busy spreading this clip.     “We are approaching police so […]

Hizb Retracts Statement On Poonch Killings

Srinagar:  Hizbul Mujahideen today corrected statement of its Supremo and United Jehad Council (UJC) Chairman, Syed Salahuddin with regard to killing of five Indian soldiers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector that sparked tit-for-tat fire by the Indian and Pakistani troops. Hizb claimed the troops were killed in clashes among two units […]