Kashmir militancy is down by 80% , says Omar

Srinagar: In his Independence Day Message, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah presented the overview of the major achievements of his government registered during last about six years in the main sectors of Roads, Water Supply, Power, Education and Health. He also referred to the growth and improvement registered in Agriculture, Horticulture and allied sectors. He listed […]

Jabbar may replace Omar for G’bal contest

Srinagar:  As the third list of National Conference is coming to fore after August 15 with the name of chief minister Omar Abdullah to figure in it, senior NC leaders have proposed nomination of Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar as the party candidate from NC’s bastion Ganderbal. Quoting sources, a KNS report claimed that since Chief Minister […]

Kashmir situation volatile, anything can happen: Radha Kumar

Srinagar: Dismayed over the non- implementation of Interlocutors’ report, Prof Radha Kumar Thursday remarked that Kashmir continues to remain ‘volatile’ and anything can happen anytime in the Himaliyan region. “It is really unfortunate that the recommendations are yet to be implemented on ground. It is not only we (Interlocutors) who have been disappointed, it the […]

Mirwaiz greets Pakistan on its I-DAY

Srinagar: While greeting Pakistan and its people on their independence day, APHC Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has prayed for the economic and political stability of Pakistan.  In his greetings message, Mirwaiz stated that the political, moral and diplomatic support of Pakistan for Kashmiri people from past seven decades has always been a source of encouragement […]

Dal Khalsa reminds India of pre-1947 promises

Jalandhar: Observing August 13 as “Azaadi Sankalp Divas”, Dal Khalsa stressed that the struggle of Sikhs is aimed to find an independent foothold in the comity of nations. As protagonists of Sikh independence, the organization asked the Indian leadership to honour all broken promises made by Hindu leaders before and after transfer of power in […]

JKP bags 30 President’s medals

Srinagar: Ministry of Home Affairs (GOI) today announced President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service, Police Medal for Meritorious Service and Police Medal for Gallantry for the year 2014. The Medals are awarded on the eve of Independence Day every year. Officers awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service are IGP (Traffic) J&K, Mr. Muneer Ahmed […]

Cross firing on LoC

SRINAGAR: On the eve of India’s Independence Day, the armies of India and Pakistan army on Thursday exchanged fire along Line of Control in Poonch district, sources said. Sources said that the Pakistan army initially fired at Indian posts at Trikundi Nallah in Balakote sector of the district this morning. “The firing started at 6:00 […]

NC plans hectic campaign in Zadibal

Srinagar: Welcoming the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s decision to regularize thousands of daily wagers in coming day, National Conference leader from Zadibal Constituency Nazir-u-Din Thursday said that the party workers are enthusiastic about the forth coming Assembly elections and are ready to work for the victory of National Conference. Nazir-u-Din said that party has been […]

Polytechnic lecturers call off strike

Srinagar: After the assurance given by State Government a proper policy will be framed in their favour, Jammu and Kashmir Polytechnic Academic Arrangement Association members ended their week long hunger strike on Thursday. Reports said that Minister from Coalition Government Nazir Ahmed Gurezi arrived at Press Enclave Srinagar and assured the JKPAA candidates that government […]

‘K-solution key to normal ties with India’

SRINAGAR: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has once again raked up the Kashmir issue, calling for resolution of the vexed dispute in order to move forward in economic and other ties with the crucial neighbor India. During his country’s Independence Day address on Thursday Sharif said Kashmir dispute was the main cause of tension between […]