Britain too responsible for Kashmir crisis: Geelani

SRINAGAR: The role played by the British rulers, Indian government and negligence of Kashmiri leadership at the time of partition led to the birth of Kashmir issue, Chairman, Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani said today and appealed the European Union to play its role in helping the people of Kashmir in seeing end of […]

JKLF announces 10 day programme

SRINAGAR: Announcing a 10 day long protest prgramme Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) said on Sunday that 11th February, the day Mohammad Maqbool Bhat was hanged in Delhi, remains the most important day in Kashmir history. Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik, said: “The path of resistance and sacrifice shown by father of Kashmiri nation Mohammad Maqbool Bhat on […]

Curfew, Clashes in Pulwama After Militant Funeral

SRINAGAR: At least seven police and paramilitary personnel, including Station House Officer Pulwama, were injured in clashes between police and protesters in Pulwama despite a curfew imposed after the killing of a local militant in Kangan hamlet of the town in an overnight encounter.  Police said that Aijaz Ahmed Bhat son of Jalaludin Bhat of […]

Coalition intact, Cabinet clears 659 admn units

My Government will complete full term: Omar  Abdullah  JAMMU:  Putting all speculations to rest, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said the coalition government would complete its term without any hiccup.  Abdullah’s comments came after the cabinet approved the creation of 659 new administrative units as recommended by the sub-committee. The issue of new administrative units […]

DA enhanced by 10pc, Passenger fare revised

JAMMU: The state  government  Saturday sanctioned release of 10 percent Dearness Allowance (DA) instalment raising the total DA of the state government employees from 80 to 90percent w.e.f. July 1, 2013. The DA arrears w.e.f July 2013 to February 2014 shall be paid to the employees through the GP Fund route and the enhancement in […]

Truckers in Pak threaten to disrupt LoC Bus

MUZAFFARABAD: Even as authorities across the Line of Control are preparing for the resumption of Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service, a truckers association in Muzaffarabad threatened to disrupt the bus service until their 49 colleagues, stuck on this side of LoC are allowed to return home along with their vehicles. Members of the Jhelum Valley Goods Transport […]

Admitted For Nasal Surgery Man Operated For Piles

SRINAGAR: A man who was admitted for nasal surgery in a south Kashmir nursing home was operated upon for piles, his relatives claimed on Saturday. The doctors allegedly mistook the man for a patient who was supposed to undergo surgery for piles. The doctors at Mohamadiya Nursing Home in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district were supposed […]

Students protest against Pathribal verdict in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A joint protest was today organised at Jantar Mantar against the closure of Pathribal fake encounter case in Jammu and Kashmir. Protesters demanded reopening of the Pathribal case, sought sanctions to prosecute the officers and reiterated the demand to repeal AFSPA from J&K and the North-Eastern states. The protest was jointly organised by […]

MBBS Paper Leak Scam:17 accused produced before court

SRINAGAR: The Crime Branch on Saturday produced 17 accused before an antic corruption court in Srinagar which heard and recorded the arguments on the charge sheet filed in the matter. Sources in the crime branch said that on the directions of court passed on January 28, Farooq Itoo, one of the five against whom the […]

Kashmir shuts over Pathribal verdict

SRINAGAR: Normal life in Kashmir Valley was severely affected on Friday due to a strike called by moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference against army’s decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case. Police detained several Hurriyat leaders to thwart their attempt to protest after Friday prayers. Shops, offices and business establishments remained closed while […]