Woman Held for For Abduction Bid of Minor

SRINAGAR: Police on Saturday arrested two persons, including a woman for kidnapping a minor from Sopore town of Baramulla district. Haneefa, wife of Ghulam Nabi of Nadihal Baramulla and her accomplice Tariq Ahmad Gazi of Kergam Handwara, were caught by the locals on Saturday afternoon when they were trying to abduct a minor boy near […]

Financial Crisis: Governor Meets Modi

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him about the relief and rehabilitation progress going on in the state in the aftermath of massive floods last September. The meeting lasted for nearly 30 minutes during which the Governor gave a detailed overview about […]

Mossad Hired Molvis in Pak Behind Shia Carnage: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Expressing shock, sorrow and grief over the bomb blast in a Shia Masjid during Friday prayers in Shikarpur city of Pakistan’s Sindh Province in which 61 people were killed and scores injured, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Saturday said that perpetrators of such incidents were enemies of the Islam and humanity and […]

An eco-friendly solution to India's water problem

New Delhi: The scarcity of water resources in the central and some western regions of India is pretty gruesome forcing the villagers walk several kilometers to fetch a single bucket of water. Even then, the water is not potable by international standards. Most villagers consume unsafe drinking water on a daily basis. Some of these […]

PDP can’t sideline controversial issues: Yasin

Srinagar: Senior Political leader and MLA elect, Hakim Muhammad Yasin Saturday said that the issue of settlement of West Pakistan Refugees is not a human problem and in no way it should be treated on humanitarian grounds. “Why BJP wants to settle these refugees in Jammu and Kashmir only. If this party is their well-wisher, […]

Srinagar police busts gang of car lifters

Srinagar Police Saturday busted a gang of car lifters and recovered 15 stolen vehicles including motorcycles from their possession in Srinagar city. A top police official said that acting on a tip-off, a police team headed by the SDPO Maharaj Ganj police station Ajaz Ahmed raided different places and arrested two persons last evening. The […]

Army flags off 'Sailab Se Salamati Tak'

Srinagar: A 19-member cycle expedition team ‘Sailab Se Salamati Tak’ (from floods to safety) was flagged off by the army on Saturday, commemorating the joint effort of civilians and soldiers during the Kashmir floods last year. “As the situation got better after the floods, we thought of sending a cycling expedition which would carry a […]

Dar-ul-Khair continues relief efforts

Srinagar Continuing with its relief and rehabilitation efforts, Dar-ul-Khair Mirwaiz Manzil today distributed relief material among the flood victims of Batamaloo.   A high level delegation of Dar-ul-Khair visited Batamaloo and distributed relief material among the flood victims. Dar-ul-Khair is continuing with its efforts of helping flood victims across Kashmir under the Akh Akis housing […]

‘Taqdeer-e- Kashmir’ begins at SKICC

Srinagar: Taqdeer-e- Kashmir –  an event for benefit of flood victims and for felicitation of the young people who rescued flood hit people last September was inaugurated Saturday by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Range at Sheri Kashmir International Convocation Center (SKICC) here on the banks of Dal Lake. A police spokesman said in […]

UN chief asks Pakistan to combat terror

UNITED NATIONS: Condemning the deadly bombing of a Shia mosque in Pakistan, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the country to step up efforts to protect religious minorities and combat terrorism.  In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Ban said he is appalled by such vicious targeting of people on account of their religious […]