Clashes In Tral After Geelani Stopped From Visiting

TRAL: Thousands of supporters of Syed Ali Geelani, disappointed at not seeing him here, protested government restrictions and clashed with police today.  Geelani was scheduled to address people in Khanqah Faiz Panah Tral today but was denied permission to visit southern township and placed under house arrest in Srinagar.  Earlier large number of people were […]

Tourism Deptt’s Kul Hind Mushaira Draws Flak

Non local poets paid Rs 25000 to Rs 40,000 each; Locals yet to receive meagre Rs 3000 SRINAGAR: The much  hyped ‘Kul Hind Mushaira’ organized by J&K Tourism Department recently has drawn flak from state’s noted poets, accusing  the organizers of ‘humiliating’ them at the event. The All India Mushaira was held in Srinagar on […]

Plastic water bottles may trigger migraines?

LONDON (Mail Online): Drinking water from plastic cups or bottles could be giving millions of Britons headaches. New research shows that a controversial ‘gender-bending’ chemical in synthetic packaging may trigger migraines. Bisphenol A (BPA) has already been linked to a range of heath problems including obesity, infertility and heart attacks. Now the latest study – […]

Govt Forces on ‘Rampage’ in Chadoora

SRINAGAR: Scores of Sumo Drivers Tuesday alleged that a group of Government forces without any provocation beat them to pulp and smashed the windowpanes of dozens of Sumo vehicles in Chadoora market. Pertinently, suspected militants Monday had killed SHO Chadoora Shabir Ahmed in broad day light. “There are two sumo stands in Chadoora market. One […]

NC bargained dreams of Kashmiris for power: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: Responding to Omer Abdulla’s speech in Sopore on Tuesday that people of the town had tied themselves to a ‘dream merchant’ , the Hurriyat Conference (G) today termed the chief ministers remarks as ‘sheer frustration’.   A spokesman of the Hurriyat (G) said it is the fundamental right of every citizen to aspire for […]

Sajad Lone decries politics of erosions, theatrics

SRINAGAR: Terming the remarks on Article 370 by BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as unwarranted, Peoples Conference Chairman, Sajad Lone Tuesday said that Modi lacks information about the realities of Kashmir and it is better for him to go between the lines of Kashmir history before making any remarks about it. In a statement […]

Protests against arrest of militants brother in Kulgam

KULGAM: People Tuesday staged a protest against army for allegedly ‘kidnapping and interrogating’ the brother of a suspected militant in Qaimou Kulgam. The protestors blocked traffic for hours and it was only after the assurance and intervention of police officials that protests agreed to disperse peacefully. Locals said that Tawseef Ahmed Shiekh son of Abdul […]

Police Foils March By Disabled

SRINAGAR: At least 15 members of Jammu and Kashmir Handicapped Association (JKHA) were arrested by police on Tuesday when they tried to take out a march towards City Centre Lal Chowk on the occasion of World Disability Day. Reports said that scores of physically challenged people, under the banner of JKHA assembled in Press Enclave […]

Probe Likely Into SMC Functioning

SRINAGAR: At the time when Jammu and Kashmir High Court has tightened noose around the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to seal the illegal structure in the city, the government is likely to order a probe in to the civic body functioning right from 2002. Reliable sources said that the government has taken serious note about […]

CRPF Jawan’s Weapon Goes Off

SRINAGAR: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnal was arrested after his service weapon went off accidently, injuring a guard at S K International Convention Complex (SKICC), official sources said today. They said weapon of a CRPF personnal went off accidently hitting a police guard The injured who was hit in the leg was admitted […]