Paragliding festival begins at Chandpora Harwan

SRINAGAR: –Inaugurating the 7-day long paragliding festival at Chandpora, Harwan today, the Tourism Minister  Ghulam Ahmad Mir said that paragliding is one of the latestnewest entries in the list of adventure sports in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.  “Being blessed with endless plush greenery and exquisite hilltops, it is a perfect place to try […]

J&K Bank celebrates Platinum Jubilee

Omar for further improvement in CSR, CD ratio Chidambaram for opening more J&K Bank branches in Country, overseas SRINAGAR – While congratulating the Jammu and Kashmir Bank on its Platinum Jubilee, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said that the past of Bank has been amazing and if it continues to grow and improve like that […]

Mirwaiz pays tributes to Nund Rishi

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Wednesday paid glowing tributes to the greatest and highly respected Kashmiri sufi saint, Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani (RA), also known as Nund Rishi, on his annual Urs sharief. APHC Chairman termed Nund Rishi as a great spiritual and religious leader who has always been revered and respected by […]

Gunbattle On In Keran For Last 9 Days: GoC

SRINAGAR: Indian army was locked in a major gun battle with a group of militants who have taken up positions in Keran sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district but army denied reports that Pakistani Army has occupied any part of the area. “The operation enters into 9th day today,” General Officer Commanding 15 Corps Lt […]

Encounter Breaks Out In City Outskirts

SRINAGAR: A policeman was injured in an encounter that broke out between militants and joint team of Special Operation Group of police (SOG) and CRPF in outskirt’s of the capital city late Wednesday evening. “On a tip-off about militant presence, Special Operation Group of Police (SOG) and CRPF cordoned off the Ahmed Nagar area of […]

SMC Seals 19 ‘Illegal’ Structures in City Civil Lines

SRINAGAR: Complying with High Court directions, the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) today swung into action sealing 19 out of 39 structures identified as illegal in Srinagar city. Masarat Yousuf, Media Relations Officer (MRO) of SMC said the enforcement team of the Corporation headed by Hakim Aijaz Ahmad, the Chief Enforcement Officer sealed 19 structures that […]

Police foils employees candle light march

SRINAGAR: Police today foiled the candle light march procession that was scheduled to be taken out by Government employees from Poloview to Chief Minister’s residence to protest against the delay in ‘fulfillment’ of their demands which  mainly include  the removal of Pay anomalies and enhancement in the retirement age from 58 to 60 years. Meanwhile, […]

KU Students Refuse to Stand-up for National Anthem

SRINAGAR: The authorities in Kashmir University had to face embarrassment today after the students refused to stand up while the National Anthem was being played out during a Special Convocation, where Governor N.N.Vohra was invited to deliver address. Reports said that a special convocation was being organized by Kashmir University to confer degree of doctorate […]

Pak needs to change its Kashmir policy: Salahudin

Says, Prof Gani not aware about the Kashmir history  SRINAGAR:  Reacting to the recent statement made by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah about the ‘conditional accession’ with India, Chairman, United Jihad Council (UJC) Syed Salahuddin Wednesday said that mainstream politicians are not trustworthy and they sometimes speak the language of separatist leaders to appease and fool […]

Hurriyat Rejects Govt Probe in Shopian Incident

SRINAGAR: Categorically rejecting judicial inquiry into Shopian incident both the factions of the Hurriyat Conference Wednesday termed it “a mockery” and said nothing substantiate was expected from these probes. “The investigations were never result-oriented,” Syed Ali Shah Geelani  said in a statement. He said neither were the culprits identified nor were they brought to justice. […]