Fire damages residential houses

Srinagar:  Three residential houses housing wholesale stores were partially damaged in fire that broke out in Kokar Bazar area of city centre Lal Chowk on Saturday. Police sources said that flames appeared from the three story house of Ghulam Muhmmad Chadnav which engulfed the electrical and mobile stores of two other persons and the house […]

CM, Guv greet people on Janamashtami

Srinagar:   Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has extended greetings to the people on Janamashtami wishing them well-being and prosperity. In his message, The Chief Minister highlighted the State’s rich tradition of celebrating festivals and holy occasions together ad in an atmosphere of amity. He emphasized on further strengthening this trait. The Chief Minister prayed for […]

Mirwaiz grieved over Naseem’s mother

Srinagar:   Expressing profound grief and regret over the demise of the mother of convener, Hurriyat conference Azad Kashmir chapter, Syed yousuf Naseem, Huriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has offered his heartfelt condolences with the bereaved family. Praying for the deceased soul, Mirwaiz also expressed his sympathy and solidarity with Naseem family and asked […]

Jethmalani meets Shabir Shah

Srinagar:  Chairman of Kashmir Committee, Ram Jethmalani today met HCJK leader Shabir Ahmad Shah here.  Shah was accompanied by JKLF-R chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar (BitaKaratey) and Muslim Conference chairman Shabir Ahmad Dar. According to spokesperson, a thorough discussion on Kashmir issue was held during the meet. Shabir Ahmad Shah while presenting his viewpoint said till […]

First batch of 275 Hajj pilgrims to leave for Medina on August 27

Srinagar: To finalize the arrangements for Hajj pilgrimage 2014 schedule to commence from August 27, 2014, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Mr. Rohit Kansal convened a divisional level officers meeting here today. Among others, Inspector General of Police Kashmir, Inspector General of Police Traffic, Deputy Commissioners of Srinagar & Budgam districts, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Executive Officer […]

Anantnag: Vaccination schedule of Hajj pilgrims notified

ANANTNAG: According to the Chief Medical Officer Anantnag, the vaccination of Hajj pilgrims of district Anantnag shall be held from August 19 to August 27, 2014 in the district. Accordingly the Hajj pilgrims of Tehsil Bijbehara and Tehsil Pahalgam shall vaccinated on August 19, 2014 at Sub District Hospital Bijbehara and PHC Aishmuqam respectively. While […]

No change in principled stand: Geelani tells Jethmalani

SRINAGAR:   Veteran Supreme Court lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani Saturday held one hour detailed meet with the Huriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani at latter’s Srinagar residence- asking the senior separatist leader to soften his stand with the changing times. Jethmalani who is at present on family tour to Kashmir […]

State Prison’s official website down

Srinagar:  With the chief minister Omar Abdullah on August 15 claiming that not more than 100 people are in jails here, the official website of the JK prisons turns defunct though inaugurated in the year 2012. According to the KNS, the official website of the state Prisons department namely www.jkprisons.org turns out to be not […]

Crackdown on social media is against civil liberties: DAK

Srinagar : Condemning booking of WhatzApp and Facebook administrators by police, President Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Dr Nisar ul Hassan Saturday said that crackdown on social media is violation of civil liberties. DAK President in a statement said that civil liberties are personal guarantees and freedoms that state cannot abridge and in fact is dutiful […]

Soz asks Omar to call cabinet meet

Srinagar:   Prof. Saiuddin Soz MP (Former Union Minister) & President J&K Pradesh Congress Committee said that the Package for refugees, Reservation for Paharis, Reservation for OBCs including Jats and several other matters were not only indicated in the Congress Party’s Manifesto but these proposals are already with the Cabinet. In addition to these proposals […]

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