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 […]

NC Constitutes Minority Cell

Srinagar: National Conference Provincial President, Nasir Aslam Wani has constituted the Minority Cell for Kashmir Province and nominated veteran Sikh leader, Mr. Jagdish Singh Azad as the Organizer.  According to a statement, Sardar Himmat Singh from Srinagar, Sardar Niranjan Singh from Srinagar, Dr. Avtar Singh from Kupwara, Sardar J. S. Bali from Srinagar, Sardar Manjit […]

Geelani tells Pak Not To Engage With India For Now

Terms Track-II Talks A Futile Exercise SRINAGAR:  Terming the Track-II type of secret dialogue a futile exercise, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani has categorically rejected any solution within the constitution of India and said he hopes that Pakistan will also focus on the United Nations resolutions instead of any out of box solution. […]

Fidayeen Bid To Storm Army Camp Foiled, 5 Killed

SRINAGAR: After a gap of six months, suicide bombers surfaced again in Jammu’s Kathua district Friday morning and made an unsuccessful bid to storm an army camp and ammunition dump. At least five persons, including three militants and an army soldier were reported killed. Giving details police said, three gunmen in Indian army fatigues appeared […]

An Eyewitness Account

JAMMU:  “We were on our way to Beas in Punjab for organizational work. Three people in army uniform came in the middle of the road at Dayala Chak, stopped the vehicle and asked all of us to come down, said an eyewitness Gurpreet Singh who was injured in the militant firing and is admitted at […]

Omar says attack armed to ‘create massive havoc’

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah Friday condemned the attack by suspected militants in Kathua and offered ‘heartfelt condolences’ to the families of deceased. “…My heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased & prayers for the injured,” Omar wrote on micro-blogging site, Twitter. He also announced that the operation in Kathua […]

Mirwaiz set to launch campaign against social evils

SRINAGAR: Announcing a reform campaign against social evils  and the growing cases of suicides, All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that a large segment of Kashmiri society is drifting into waywardness and away from the basic Islamic teachings.  While addressing the Friday gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz said: It […]

5 IAF officers killed as 1.1 bn $ Super Hercules plane crashes

NEW DELHI: In a major setback to the Indian Air Force, a newly acquired US-made C-130J transport aircraft on Friday crashed near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, killing five crew members, including four officers. C-130J Super Hercules special operations transport aircraft crashed 70 miles west of Gwalior after taking off from Agra air base, officials said. […]

Rallies Held To Protest Syria Desecration

SRINAGAR: Rallies were staged at many places across Kashmir on Friday to protest against the demolition of revered shrines of noble companion of Prophet of Islam (pbuh), Amm?r ibn Y?sir and follower Owas al-Qarani in Syria by extremist rebels. Bomb attacks by the rebels destroyed the sacred shrine of  Hazrat Ammar Yasir (RA) and Hazrat Owais Qarni […]

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