Gayoor’s Shafaq Manzar released

SRINAGAR: Shafaq Manzar, the poetic collection of litterateur, teacher and scholar late Syed Ghulam Rasool Gayur was here today released on his eighth death anniversary. The book contains poems written by late Gayur in Urdu and Kashmiri. This is the fourth book of late Gayur released in recent years. The function was jointly organised by […]

Kishtwar Violence: Probe Panel Deadline Expires, Report Not Ready

JAMMU: While the term of one man Justice Gandhi Commission, probing Kishtwar communal violence expired on October 22 (Tuesday), sources in Home Department have said that the commission has yet to submit its report. The government had appointed Justice Gandhi, retired judge of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, as one man commission of inquiry on […]

HM reviews security situation in J&K

JAMMU: Union Home Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah this afternoon reviewed the prevailing security situation in the State at a high level security review meeting here. Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand, Union Home Secretary, Anil Goswami, Secretary RAW, Alok Joshi, Chief Secretary J&K State, Mohammad Iqbal Khandey, Principal Secretary Home, Suresh […]

DGP Apprehends Fidayeen Attacks

SRINAGAR: The Director General of Police Mr Ashok Prasad today expressed apprehensions of possible militant strikes including suicide attacks on security installations.  Prasad said that instructions have already been issued to the police force to strictly adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) while on duty. The DGP said in an interview that there were lapses […]

Silence Roaring Guns, Talk Peace: Mufti

Show Magnanimity: Mufti Asks Indo-Pak Leadership  JAMMU: Cautioning against allowing escalation of violence on the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB), patron of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mufti Mohamamd Sayeed today called upon political leadership of both India and Pakistan to show greater magnanimity at this juncture and work for silencing roaring guns […]

Omar’s statement provocative: Hurriyat (M)

Omar has inherited enmity for Pakistan from his father: Geelani SRINAGAR: Stating that Chief Minister Omar  Abdullah has inherited enmity  for Pakistan from his father, Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani slammed him for what he described as his ‘childish’ statements. In a separate statement APHC (Mirwaiz) termed the statement of Chief Minister as extremely […]

Official In CBI Net,Another Attached

SRINAGAR: The sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigations today apprehended the Assistant Director of Handicrafts Department for accepting bribe in lieu of releasing amount in favour of a NGO for workshop. “Based on tip off, a trap was laid and the Assistant Director, Office of the Development Commissioner, Handicrafts, Udhampur identified as K K Sharma […]

10 Kashmiris On Death Row

SRINAGAR: The Asian Centre for Human Right (ACHR) in its report, “Mercy on Trial in India” has said India had a total of 414 death row convicts at the end of 2012. Out of these 414 death row convicts, 10 are from Jammu and Kashmir. According to ACHR report, Uttar Pradesh has 106 death row […]