The hub of Kashmiri food and politics in Pak for 60 yrs, loses sheen because of safety fears

RAWALPINDI: Dilbar Hotel is a landmark institution in Pakistan, famous for upholding the legacy of delicious Kashmiri cuisine for more than half a century and drawing a rich clientele of the who’s who from Pakistan’s political establishment over the years. Located in the Old Qila area of Rawalpindi, this hotel is as old as the […]

3 Cops Hurt in North Kashmir Clashes

SRINAGAR: Three policemen, including an officer, were injured during clashes that broke out after police stopped protests after Friday prayers in Baramulla district. The protests broke out in response to the call given by chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) faction, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, against the death sentence awarded to 529 member of Egypt’s Muslim […]

Election Notification for Anantnag Today

ANANTNAG: The election notification for the elections of 3-Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency will be issued on 29th of March 2014. According to Returning Officer  candidates can file their nomination papers in the office of returning office or Assistant returning officer Anantnag during office hours upto 5th of April 2014 till 3 p.m on all working days. […]

Aga Husain, Cheetah join PDP

SRINAGAR: Former deputy director prosecution, Bari Andrabi; young political activist, Syed M Hussain, Gujjar leader Deen Mohammad Cheetah and journalist Tahir Syeed Friday joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Party president, Mehbooba Mufti welcomed the new entrants into the party fold, in presence of senior party leader, Muzzafar Hussain Baig, at her official Gupkar residence. […]

Rejected by NC & Cong Karra epitomizes opportunism: NC

SRINAGAR: National Conference today termed PDP LS candidate for Srinagar, Tariq Karra as the epitome of rank opportunism and political waywardness.  Party spokesman Junaid Mattu in a statement said that Karra was as non-serious a politician as one could possibly find in the country. Mattu said that it was hilarious how Karra, after being refused […]

Witness Fails To Show For Groves Trial

SRINAGAR: Another witness has failed to appear at the trial of the man accused of murdering Sarah Groves. Today was Day 20 in the trial of Richard de Wit who denies murdering the young British-woman in Srinagar almost a year ago. The scheduled witness was a taxi driver who took the accused away from Srinagar […]

Mufti’s condemn Dayalachak attack

SRINAGAR: Patron of PDP Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and president of the party Mehbooba Mufti have strongly condemned Dayalachak attack and expressed sympathy with the family of an innocent civilian who lost life in the attack. In a statement, leaders of PDP said that today’s attack was handiwork of anti-peace forces. Calling upon people to frustrate […]

14 candidates in fray for Udhampur Constituency

KATHUA- Returning Officer 5-Udhampur Parliamentary constituency Jitendra K Singh today rejected the nomination of Dr Liaqat Margay whose scrutiny was deferred yesterday. With the rejection of nomination of Dr Liaqat Margay (Socialistic Democratic Party),  only 14 candidates are now in fray for elections from 5- Udhampur Parliamentary Constituency. The names of the 14 candidates who […]

Families evacuated after landslides hit Baramulla village

Baramulla: A three-story house collapsed due to incessant rains in Dangerpora village in Baramulla district last night forcing other villagers to vacate the area. Residents said that due to incessant rains a three-storey house belonging to Ghulam Muhammad Naiko’s collapsed yesterday at 11 pm. After the incident, panic and fear gripped the area as landslides […]

Tosmaidan Lease:RTI Movement seeks clarification from Govt

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Right to Information (RTI) Movement has said that it is shocked to read the statement of army spokesman Lt Col N N Joshi in a local daily in which he stated that they have not been given any alternative by government of Jammu and Kashmir so far. A spokesman of JKRTI […]