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 […]

2014 a security challenge: GoC 15 Corps

SRINAGAR: Stating that 2014 will be a big security challenge, Indian Army commander in Kashmir has said that the militancy related incidents have increased in the disputed state this year with the killing of 11 militants in first two months. Addressing a press conference Lt. General Gurmeet Singh, General Officer Commanding 15 Corps, responsible for […]

Pulwama Reels Under Curfew for 3rd Day

PULWAMA:  South Kashmir’s Pulwama district reeled under curfew for the third consecutive day where clashes had erupted between protesters and government forces on Wednesday after the killing of a local Hizb  militant Tawseef Ahmed Dar. Reports said that as a precautionary measure curfew was extended upto Gangoo area on Saturday while people were not allowed […]

Ex Kashmir Pointman Says Delhi-Hurriyat Talks On

SRINAGAR: New Delhi’s former Kashmir pointman A.S.Dulat Saturday claimed that talks between New Delhi and Hurriyat were on and MOS Homes statement in parliament was based on facts. Dulat, who served as Officer on Special Duty at PMO during Atal Bihari Vajpayee government also played a key role in facilitating first rounds of Hurriyat-Delhi dialogue. […]

Adulterated Spray Oil Being Supplied To Valley Orchardists

SRINAGAR: Contrary to the tall claims being made by the government to curb sale of spurious oils and pesticides responsible for huge damage to horticulture industry, unabated and unchecked sale of such items is on with consignments being delivered to commission agents in the dead of night. Reliable sources revealed that despite the strict regulations […]

Weather to remain dry in coming days

SRINAGAR: Stating that there has been a sudden fall in the valley temperature since Friday, the state Metrological department Saturday stated that he weather is expected to remain dry in the coming day in valley. Director Metrological Department Sonum Lotus said that in coming days, the weather will be party cloudy and in higher reaches, […]

Youth injured in 2008 protests succumbs

SRINAGAR: A person who was injured in clashes during Amaranth land row six years ago succumbed to injuries at his home in north Kashmir’s Barramulla district Saturday morning, after braving multiple complications and ailments for six years. 30-year-old Shams-u-Din Fafoo, son of Mohammad Anwar of Shalteng Sheeri, succumbed to his injuries at his residence on […]

KU VC Talat Gets 3 Year Extension

SRINAGAR: The Chancellor Kashmir and Jammu Universities and Governor N N Vohra in consultation with Pro Chancellor Universities and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has accorded approval for re-appointment of Prof Talat Ahmad as Vice –Chancellor Kashmir University for another three more years. “Prof Talat Ahmad, an acclaimed scientist of international repute, fellow of all the […]

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 […]

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