I Met Mufti Sayed, No Harm In It: Prof Ghani

SRINAGAR:  While reacting to media reports of a separatist leader meeting Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayed, Huriyat Conference (M) executive member and Muslim Conference  chief Prof Abdul Gani Bhat Thursday said “there was no harm in meeting anyone as agendas are not discussed individually.” “Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has been my class fellow […]

Who Met Mufti Sayeed?: Asks Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference faction led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani slammed a news report published in a local daily which has reported about meeting of an unnamed Hurriyat leader with PDP patron Mufti Sayeed alleging the report only created doubts about all ‘pro-freedom’ leadership. Hurriyat Conference (G) spokesman Ayaz Akbar said that the source which […]

‘Be Ready for Collateral Damages if You Fire’

JAMMU: Asserting that the BSF never fires “first” towards the Pakistan side along the International Border, the force on Thursday said the neighbouring country should be ready to suffer collateral damages if the Indian side retaliates. “If Pakistan rangers fire on us, we will also fire on them. If they suffer collateral damages (in our […]

Mercury Dips to Lowest in Kargil, Srinagar at -4.8C

SRINAGAR: Mercury plummeted in Kashmir valley today after a slight respite for few days, dropping further below the freezing point with Kargil recording a new low of minus 15.8 degrees Celsius this season.  Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of minus 4.8 degrees Celsius, down by almost three degrees from the previous night’s minus 2 degrees […]

Petrol, Diesel Prices Cut By Rs 2 A litre

NEW DELHI: With international crude oil rates slipping below $55 a barrel, state-run oil marketers had a New Year Day gift of a cut petrol and diesel rates by Rs.2 a litre, excluding local taxes. Allowing for local levies, petrol per litre from Thursday costs Rs.61.33 in Delhi, Rs.68.86 in Mumbai, Rs.68.65 in Kolkata and […]

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