Keeping ‘Snakes’ in the Backyard!

When a woman in her 40s disrupted the Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s rally at Budgam duriWhen a woman in her 40s disrupted the Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s rally at Budgam during June last year by repeatedly shouting that none other than Mast Gul was her leader, it brought back memories of a bygone era. The […]

7 Killed in Lolab Encounter

SRINAGAR: Army Monday claimed that seven top foreign militants were shot dead in an encounter in the forests of Lolab in frontier Kupwara district.  Army personnel from 28 RR were on routine patrolling when they spotted a group of militants in Dardpora forest, an army official here said. The Army cordoned off a part of […]

Identify ‘Black Sheep’: Ghani, Shah to UJC Chief

SRINAGAR: A day after United Jihad Council (UJC) chairman, Syed Salahuddin, asked ‘sincere’ Hurriyat leadership of Kashmir to get united and show door to the black sheep within their ranks, two senior leaders of the parallel factions Monday asked the militant commander to come clean on the issue. Prof. Abdul Gani Bhat said: “It is […]

Shooting Stones on Highway Cause 12 Hr Jam

SRINAGAR: The landslides and the shooting stones on Srinagar-Jammu highway Sunday evening caused a nasty traffic jam stranding motorists and commuters for at least 12 hours. Traffic was restored only a day after late in the evening on Monday, police sources said. Hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on the highway overnight after the landslides and […]

2014 LS POLLS: Baig PDP Candidate for Baramulla

JAMMU: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today decided to field senior leader Muzaffer Hussein Baig as it candidate for upcoming Lok Sabha electionst from Baramulla consituency. The announcement to this effect was made by party president Mehbooba Mufti after consultations with the members of the political affairs committee, party legislators from the constituency and other senior […]

Fresh Transfers, Postings in Civil, Police Admn

Khurshid Posted as FC I&C, Kifayat DIG-CID JAMMU: The Cabinet which met here under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, approved the following transfers and postings in the Civil administration:- Khurshid Ahmad Ganaie, IAS(JK:82), awaiting orders of posting  in the General Administration Department, has been posted as Financial Commissioner and Secretary to the Government, […]

Pulwama Back to Life After 5 days

SRINAGAR: After remaining shut for five days in protest against the killing of a local militant, the normal life in south Kashmir’s Pulwama town and its adjoining areas returned to normal on Monday. Residents said since early morning, shops and other business establishments started to open, while public and private vehicles also started to ply. The […]

Flash Strike By Docs: ‘Punish Khan like Tejpal’

SRINAGARS: Accusing State Government of implementing different yard sticks for different people, Joint Amalgam of Doctors and Paramedical Associations, Kashmir (JADPA) Monday expressed resentment the former Health Minister Shabir Khan is given special treatment and is being shielded by the government in molestation case. In a statement JADPA has said that as a mark of protest, the […]

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