Soz urges Vohra not to appoint advisors

Srinagar: The State Congress Chief Saif-ud-Din Soz Thursday suggested Governor N N Vohra not to appoint advisors and advised him to make the administrative secretaries accountable who have been given the powers of ministers. “The present situation suggests that Governor rule will stretch for a long period in Jammu and Kashmir. So I suppose Vohra […]

Facilities available at Anantnag coaching centres reviewed

ANANTNAG: In compliance to the Court Orders, District Development Commissioner Anantnag today convened a meeting of all the proprietors of Coaching Centres of Anantnag for reviewing the availability of basic facilities in these Centres. The meeting was attended by owners of all the Coaching Centres besides Chief Education Officer, Anantnag. District Development Commissioner directed the […]

Tanvir Made Pol Secretary To Omar

SRINAGAR:National Conference Friday appointed NC leader and former Political Secretary to Chief Minister Tanvir Sadiq as the Political Secretary to NC Working President, Omar Abdullah, a party statement said. “Tanvir Sadiq, a prolific writer on politics, social issues and matters relating to empowerment of youth and women is the son of NC Leader Late Mr. […]

Hizb Appeals Hurriyat to Unite Against Move

  Srinagar:  Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhideen Friday said that the move of BJP government to grant citizenship rights to the refugees settled in Jammu was not only treacherous and dangerous but it was also a calculated attempt to change the Muslim demography of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.  Hizb chief and United Jihad Council […]

Killing of youth by a stray bullet

Srinagar:  A Bemina resident, whose son was killed by a stray bullet in 2008 Friday alleged that despite Court directions, the administration neither compensated him nor provided government job to his only daughter.  Habibullah Mandoo father of deceased Imtiyaz Ahmad Mandoo told CNS that the Jammu and Kashmir High Court had directed government to consider […]

Arrest of ‘Rage Boy’ Shakeel, Kin Seek Whereabouts

SRINAGAR The family members of downtown Srinagar youth nicknamed ‘ Islamic Rage Boy’ by the Western media, Friday said that they are unaware about the whereabouts of their son.  They said that their son Shakeel Ahmed Bhat was rearrested by police soon after court directed them to release him from Udhampur jail on January 8 […]

Servant Who Robbed Family Held in Jharkhand

Pulwama: A non-local servant who had robbed a family he worked for in Kashmir was arrested by Jammu and Kashmir Police from his home in Indian State of Jharkhand. Police sources said that Ghulam Nabi Khan of Rajpora here had lodged a complaint that gold worth 3.50 lakhs and a watch worth 50 thousand were […]

LeT commander held from Sarpanch’s house

Srinagar: Police and army apprehended a top Pakistani militant commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit from the residential house of a village headman in Sangarhama area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Official sources said that police also arrested the Sarpanch (Village-head) Farooq Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat of Choru village. Official sources said that Special […]

Funeral prayer in absentia for Paris attackers

: Scores of people in Kunzar town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district held funeral prayer in absentia for the three militants who attacked French satirical tabloid Charlie Hebdo that left 12 people in including ten journalists’ dead. Witnesses said that soon after Friday prayers, people offered funeral prayer in absentia for the two brothers linked […]

Grenades Recovered at Palhallan, two held

Srinagar: Police have arrested two persons along with grenades from Pattan area of Baramulla district in north Kashmir, a police official said on Friday. He said that acting on a specific information, a joint team of 29 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of police and 176 battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) conduct […]

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