Javid Mir hails Crimean decision

Srinagar: JKLF leader Javaid Ahmad Mir has welcomed Crimea’s decision to separate from Ukraine. “Crimea’s decision to declare independence from Ukraine will prove a moral booster for our freedom struggle and the people of Kashmir”, Mir said in a statement here today. He said the referendum in Crimea has encouraged the Kashmiri people and made […]

Karra felicitates people on Navroz

Srinagar: The senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former finance minister Tariq Hameed Karra has congratulated people particularly the Shia community on the auspicious occasion of Navroz-e-Aalam. In a statement, Karra expressed hope the day will bring about a positive change in the overall situation of the state. He said Navroz has both cultural […]

NDA Took Bold Steps, UPA Did Nothing: Mirwaiz

Hurriyat Not Against Elections, Raising Of Local Issues SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has extended tacit support for BJP in the forthcoming general elections saying that the BJP-led NDA government at New Delhi took some bold steps for the resolution of Kashmir issue. Mirwaiz told India Today magazine, that NDA did more […]

Peaceniks discuss what if BJP takes over Delhi

NEW DELHI: The fourth Delhi Dialogue organized by the Centre for Dialogue and Reconstruction (CDR) and Jinnah Institute (JI) was dominated by one concern: Should, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) come to power at the centre with Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, what would it imply for Pakistan?  According to The News there was concurrence […]

Congress to field Azad from Udhampur

SRINAGAR: Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Prof Saifudin Soz on Wednesday said that the list of candidates for Jammu-Udhampur and Ladakh, the three Lok Sabha seats has been finalized and the party is waiting for a final call to be taken by its president Sonia Gandhi. However quoting G M Saroori, Congress senior leader and […]

Uneasy Calm Prevails in Bandipore

SRINAGAR:  Barring few stray incidents of stone-pelting the situation in restive Hajan and adjoining areas including Naidkhai of Bandipore district remained by and large peaceful on Wednesday. However a complete shutdown was observed against the alleged atrocities committed by J&K armed policemen and Central Reserve Police Force personnel during past week. Pertinently, on Tuesday during […]

9 Year Old Raped, Accused Arrested

SRINAGAR: In a shocking incident, a 29-year-old pervert raped a six-year-old girl in Bemina locality of Srinagar city. Police sources said, that  Zaid Aslam Khan son of Muhammad Aslam Khan lured a nine year old girl to his house when she was heading to a local Darsgah in Hamdania Colony Bemina on Tuesday.   Police […]

HR Campaign Stops SP’s UN Posting

SRINAGAR: A sustained campaign by human rights groups led by Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society has persuaded authorities to cancel the deputation order of Superintendent Police Altaf Ahmad Khan to the United Nations peacekeeping forces. Khan is currently posted at Zewan and was considered for UN deputation as a ‘reward for his services’, CCS […]

Breech in Power Canal Floods Kangan Areas

KANGAN: Panic gripped Gund Kangan in Ganderbal district after breach in the local power canal due to landslide which flooded whole village damaging dozens of residential houses. At least 12 houses were damaged while two of them collapsed completely in New Colony Gund village of Kangan in North Kashmir on Tuesday night when due a […]