Cop Killed In Mishap After Stone Pelting

SRINAGAR:  A police man was killed after the vehicle he was driving met an accident following stone pelting by some youth near restive Palhalan in Pattan this afternoon. Head Constable Kawlain Singh lost control over his vehicle following stone pelting by some men at Palhalan following Eid prayers, police said. IGP Kashmir, Abdul Ghani Mir […]

Special Prayers Mark Eid In Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Muslims throughout Jammu and Kashmir offered Eid prayers at Eidgahs and mosques Wednesday and greeted one another on the festive occasion. Large gatherings were seen in Grand Mosque in the old city, at Polo Ground and Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, and in towns across the Kashmir Valley Wednesday as Muslims came out in thousands […]

Soldier Killed as India, Pak Trade Fire On LOC

SRINAGAR: One Indian soldier was killed and six more were critically injured in another ceasefire violation near the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakot sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. A day earlier, heavy firing near Rajpura post in Samba sector, along the Kashmir border injured a BSF trooper.  Meanwhile the BJP on Wednesday […]

Kashmir Observer holiday notice

Kashmir Observer extends Eid greetings to its esteemed readers. KO offices will remain closed on account of Eid for two days. Next issue will hit the stands on Saturday, October 19. 

Pul Doda Scam: Top Bureaucrat in Dock

DODA:  Additional Sessions Judge Doda Tuesday directed SSP, Vigilance Organization Jammu to submit the status report in the multi-crore Ganpat Bridge, Pul Doda Scam registered against eight persons, including a senior IAS officer and several top government officials. The application was filed by an RTI activist seeking a direction to the SSP VOJ to submit […]

All in list had requested to join: Soz

NC meeting to discuss Goni’s issue: Kamal   SRINAGAR: A day after, Mohammad Aslam Goni political secretary to Dr Farooq Abdullah   said he has no knowledge how his name crept in the list of ‘prominent’ citizens who have joined Congress, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), president Prof Saifudin Soz, today said the prominent figures approved […]

Father, Daughter Have Monopoly Over PDP Decision Making: Khan

SRINAGAR: Disgruntled former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in the Upper House Murtaza Khan Tuesday said that decision making in PDP was confined to father and daughter only and no political leader has any say in the decision making process.  “Time has come for the disintegration of this party as the father and daughter in […]

Pak Police Lying About My Relatives: Asiya

SRINAGAR: Refuting allegations of ‘terror-links’ levelled against her close relatives in Pakistan Dukhtaraan-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi today said a tenet was living in the Gilani House where the Pakistan police reportedly claimed to have recovered huge arms and ammunition. Pertinently quoting Pakistan police records, a national daily here on Tuesday said Irtiyaz and Dr. Mujahid […]

Bar flays violation of jail manuals

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has appealed international human rights organizations to intervene into what it called non implementation of jail manuals across the state. The Bar has also impressed upon the jail authorities particularly that of the Central Jail Srinagar to adhere to its manual so that the problems […]