Valley hotels to remain closed for two days

SRINAGAR: The Valley hoteliers have decided to close all their hotels on October 28 and 29 to oppose installation of individual Sewage Treatment Plant in their premises. The hoteliers will also display banners across different tourist destinations reading “Sorry-we are closed” to not accommodate any tourists in hotels during these two days. The hotel and […]

Now, send email via Google in your own handwriting!

WASHINGTON: Google has reportedly added a new handwriting input tool to Gmail and Google Docs that allows users to send emails in their own handwriting. With a mousepad or cursor users can write out what they want and Google will do its best to create a typed version of their words and also give suggestions […]

Muzaffarnagar riots left 113 dead: Jamaat

New Delhi: A total of 97 Muslims and 16 non-Muslims were killed in the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh last month, the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has said. Thirty people were still missing in the region, said a report by the Jamaat after a survey of the affected areas, a statement by the group here […]

Jhelum Cleaning Drive in Progress

SRINAGAR: On the second day of Jhelum cleaning drive the volunteers removed heaps of garbage from Zero bridge to Habba Kadal.  Number of volunteers representing ML Higher Secondary School, Oak Hill School, wild life SOS, NITT Hazratbal, SSM College of Engineering, Adventure Tour Operators, Members of JKSMA and workers from SMC took part in the […]

Shia, Sunni Offer Joint Prayers At Shrines of Mir Araki, Makhdoom Sahib

SRINAGAR: Coinciding with the celebration of Youm-al-Gadheer a historic event was organised in Srinagar. Members of Sunni & Shia communities led by a number of Ulama from both sects offered congregational prayers Zohr (Noon) at the mausoleum of Hazrat Mir Shamsudin Araki and Asr (afternoon) at the shrine of Sultan-ul Arifeen Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom.  The […]

Lady Held for Possessing Fake Currency

SRINAGAR: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested a lady with fake currency in Kralpora area of Trehgam in Kupwara district. A Police official said that acting on specific information, sleuths of Kralpora Police Station during a raid detained a lady identified as Rifat Jan, daughter of Mohammad Altaf Khan, resident of Tarakpora, Vilgam of […]

Omar visits border areas in Jammu, Samba

Travels zero line of IB from R.S.Pora to Samba and in Pargwal JAMMU: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Friday expressed solidarity with the shelling affected people of International Border (IB) and LoC assuring them full help and support from the Government at this hour of crises created by ceasefire violations.  “We are with you to share […]

Third force will rid J&K of opportunist political forces: ANC

SRINAGAR: Awami National Conference (ANC) Senior Vice-President Muzzafar Shah in his statements stated that as the time for assembly polls in the state was nearing, the political activities of all the political quarters were booming up and becoming more vibrant with every passing day. Talking about the third force, Shah maintained that this force wanted […]

CRPF camp likely to be relocated from Yusmarg

SRINAGAR: Authorities in the Tourism department are likely to make the necessary arrangements for the relocation of the CRPF camp at Yusmarg. According to the reports, the officials at the tourism department are raising concerns that the presence of troops at various tourist spots across valley is causing inconvenience to the people visiting these places. […]

Woman’s suicide evokes protests

SHOPIAN: Suicide by a woman evoked massive protests in Shopian district of south Kashmir where people alleged it to be a murder. Official sources said Rabia Akhter was rushed to hospital in a very critical condition after she allegedly consumed poison at her in-laws house at Bonapora, Shopian. She was declared brought dead in the […]