Kargil bids adieu to Sheikh Musa

KARGIL: More than 25,000 people joined the funeral ceremony of Imam Juma Kargil, Hujatul Islam Sheikh Musa Shariefi this morning. Nimaz-e-Janaza was offered at Inqilab Manzil at 11 am and was led by deputy Imam Jamia Hujatul Islam Sheikh Hussain Muqaddas. The coffin of late Imam was taken in procession to his native village Chutumail, […]

Zojila-Drass Road Closed for Traffic

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has ordered closure of vehicular traffic of all types on Zojila-Drass road with effect from December 12, 2013 as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Project Beacon.  

Car Theft Sets Off Panic Button

SRINAGAR: Police and CRPF on Thursday established special nakas across Srinagar city following reports that a Maruti vehicle was stolen from Parimpora in the outskirts of capital. Official sources said that a man Nazir Ahmad Bagwan lodged a complaint with police station Parimpora, saying that his white colour Maruti car bearing registration number (JK01R- 5094) […]

Omar’s comment on gay marriage ‘shameful‘: Grand Mufti

Srinagar: Kashmir’s grand mufti, Mufti Bashir-ud-din has condemned Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s recent remarks about gay marriage, terming them ‘shameful’. Mufti, according to Kashmir News Service, while reacting to Omar’s tweet that questions of morality and or religion are not the issue, how can a life style choice be illegal?, said that Omar should think […]

Govt Delaying to ‘save influential’ people; Jehan says have no funds

Boulevard road widening project  SRINAGAR: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India has not released funds for much awaited Boulevard road widening project, despite lapse of two years since the proposal was forwarded to centre.  Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had approved the project on September-2, 2011 and had directed the concerned authorities […]

Govt used us against Kashmir Issue: JKPC

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (JKPC) Thursday stated that the state government used Panches and Sarpanches in valley against the Kashmir issue at the International level. According to KNS, JKPC accused that the state government has made the Panches and Sarpanches ‘scapegoats ‘and the propaganda against Kashmir issue was surfaced due to which six […]

Omar Opens New Diagnostic Facility at SKIMS

SRINAGAR – Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday reaffirmed his endeavour to catapult Jammu and Kashmir’s healthcare sector so that people are not compelled to visit outside the State for modern treatment. Inaugurating advanced diagnostic and treatment equipments and other patient care facilities at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS), Soura here, the Chief Minister said […]

Transfers, Postings in PHE, Irrigation & FC deptt

JAMMU: The government has accorded sanction to the placement of 113 Junior Engineers (Civil) Degree Holders as I/C Assistant Engineers (Civil) Hydraulic Wing in their own pay & grade with charge allowance as admissible under rules purely as a stop gap arrangement against the available vacancies for a period of six months or till the […]

Polls No Panacea For Kashmir Problem: Omar

‘Will continue efforts for internal, financial, autonomy’ LOLAB:  Chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday ruled out any relation between elections and the “greater political problems” of the state. “The contesting of elections will not amount to the resolution of all political issues confronting Jammu and Kashmir,” said Omar. He said his party, the National Conference, […]

22 Days On, No Clue Of Missing Kashmiri Student

SRINAGAR:  The family of a missing Pulwama youth Thursday alleged that none from J&K or Delhi governments has extended any help to them in tracing out their missing son in Delhi. 16 year old Numan Amin Ganaie, hailing from Jandwal hamlet of Pulwama, disappeared from Azadpur area of capital on November 20. “Numan was putting […]