Journos In Pheran ‘Not Welcome’ in Army presser

Army Later Terms It Inadvertent Error  SRINAGAR:  Journalist fraternity Friday resented the directions of Army to refrain from wearing Kashmiri traditional dress ‘Pheran’ if they want to attend the press conference to be addressed by GOC Chinar Corps Lt General Gurmit Singh on February 22 at Chinar Officers Institute, Badami Bagh Cantonment Srinagar. The emailed […]

Condolences continue to pour in for Qadri family

SRINAGAR: Condolences continued to pour in over the death of Nazir Ahmad Qadri with large number of people including politicians, civil society activists and journalists visiting his Hyderpora residence and recalling the virtues of the deceased who lost his life in a tragic road accident on Wednesday night. Hurriyat (M) leaders Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Bilal […]

Big ticket projects in twin cities on priority list: Omar

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah  Friday said that major projects under implementation in the sectors of tourism, communication and beautification of cities of Srinagar and Jammu have been flagged as priority works and focused attention is on their timeline completion. Speaking to a deputation of Chambers of Commerce and Industries (CCI), Jammu led by its […]

Tarigami demands Ration quota as per 2011 census

Jammu: The CPI (M) State Secretary and MLA Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami said that India has a largest malnourished population in the world and an average Indian has to spend 53% of total expenditure on food requirements, reason being inflation. Speaking on the grants of CAPD in the state legislature he said, “The majority of the […]

Er Rashid protests ‘step-motherly treatment’ to Kashmir

Jammu: MLA Langate and Awami Ittihaad Party President Er Rashid has expressed deep anger and resentment over sanctioning of disproportionate number of health centers in favour of Jammu region as compared to Kashmir Valley. During Question Hour, Engineer Rashid informed the assembly that under NHRM Scheme in a hideous manner the state government granted 676 […]

KLF rue step mother treatment to Kashmiri language

SRINAGAR: Accusing that the state authorities have always given ‘step motherly‘treatment  to Kashmiri language, on the eve of International Mother languages day, Kashmiri language forum Thursday stated that the language is at the brink of its extinction. Demanding that the Kashmiri language must be introduced as a subject till secondary level and an optional subject […]

Govt harassing Kashmiri traders at Lakhanpur check post

Srinagar:  Kashmir Traders Federation Friday alleged that government is harassing the Kashmiri businessmen dealing with imports at Lakhanpur Checkpost. Kashmir Traders Federation president Haji Jan Muhammad Koul told CNS that the ‘autocratic’ officers have no sympathy with the traders of Kashmir and they fine the traders without any reason on the pretext of physical verification.“ […]

PCK Prez Favours ‘independent’ status for J&K

ISLAMABAD: In a major shift from his stated position, the President of Pakistan controlled Kashmir (AJK) Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan has hinted that Pakistan was ready to talk with India on the option of carving out an independent state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Express Tribune reported Friday that the option of an independent state […]

Curfew Like Restrictions On 2nd Day In Pulwama

SRINAGAR: Curfew like restrictions continued for the second straight day Friday in south Kashmir’s Pulwama town which has been on boil after a local militant was killed in an alleged encounter in Budgam district of central Kashmir. Reports said that an undeclared curfew remained in force in the town and its peripheries for the second […]

Youth shot dead in Sopore

SRINAGAR: Unknown gunmen sprayed bullets on a youth in Sopore town on Friday evening resulting his instant death. Officials sources said that Wasim Me’raj Malla, 26, son of Me’rajud-din Malla of Naseem Bagh locality of Krankshivan, Sopore was shot dead by unidentified gunmen from point blank range near Masjid Bagh-i- Islam around 6:40 pm Friday.  […]