Congress echoes Omar’s words, says Mufti wants Ikhwan to unleash terror in valley

Srinagar, May 22 (KNS):  State Congress while reacting to the statement of Union Defence Minister, Friday echoed Omar Abdullah’s words, claiming that government is hell-bent to revive Ikhawani culture in valley once again. Talking to KNS, state Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir alleged Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has been exposed before the people of the state […]

Will Ensure Smooth Yatra: GOC

SRINAGAR: General Officer Commanding (GOC) 15-Corps Lt Gen Subrata Saha Friday said that adequate security arrangements will be made for the smooth conduction of annual Amarnath Yatra and army would not leave any stone unturned for the same. Talking to reporters at the sidelines of a function organised at Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal, Gen Saha said […]

Sajad Lone Visits Mazar-e-Shuhada

SRINAGAR: Peoples’ Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone Friday visited the Mazar-e-Shuhada in Eidgah to offer fatiha to PC founder Abdul Gani Lone on his 13th and to Mirwaiz Moulvi Farooq on his 25th martyrdom anniversaries.  PC Chairman was accompanied by senior PC leader and MLA Kupwara, Bashir Ahmed Dar besides various party leaders, office bearers […]

Friday following Meraj

Srinagar:  On the Friday following Meraj-ul-Aalam (SAW) thousands of Believers offered prayers at Hazratbal shrine. The devotees had the glimpse of holy relic of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) after the prayers. The devotees including men, women, elderly persons, youth and children had come from different parts of Kashmir to offer congregational prayers and have a glimpse […]

Seminar on Srinagar Master Plan

Srinagar: Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) is organizing a 3-day seminar-cum-workshop on Srinagar Master Plan (2012-2032) currently under preparation. The seminar is scheduled to be inaugurated by the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh at SKICC tomorrow. The proceedings on the seminar would continue on 23, 24 and 25 May. During the seminar experts on town […]

Bear kills man, injures 4

SRINAGAR: One person killed and four others were injured in three different bear attacks across the valley, a police statement said. 35 years old Mohammad Yaseen Famda son of Noor Mohammad resident of Fakeer Gojri, who had gone for grazing his cattle in the jungle area was reported to have died in a bear attack. […]

Chennai tourist drowns in Lidder

SRINAGAR: A tourist drowned in Lidder Nallah in Pahalgam area of Islamabad district last evening, a police statement said on Friday. The tourist was identified as 40 years old Lilit Kumar son of Gautam Chard resident of Chennai, Tamil Nadu who drowned in river Lidder at Betab Valley Pahalgam, Islamabad. “However, he was retrieved and […]

No Objection to Passport for Geelani: MHA

NEW DELHI:  The Union government Friday said it will consider the passport application of Hurriyat (G) leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani only after he completes the formalities and indicated that it was not averse to approving it. “If it comes to us after due formalities, we will think over it…. We have no objections,” Home […]

Everyone Knows Ikhwan’s Parentage: PDP

‘Let Omar Keep Tweeting’ SRINAGAR: Over the recent tweet of former chief minister Omar Abdullah in which he accused PDP of reviving Ikhwan culture in the Valley, government Friday said ‘everyone knows the parentage of Ikhwan in Kashmir’ Working president of the opposition National Conference, Omar Abdullah Friday hit out at PDP-BJP coalition government over […]

Monthly stipend to KPs enhanced

SRINAGAR: Monthly cash assistance to Migrant Kashmiri Pandit (KP) families has been hiked from 6600 to Rs 10,000 per family per month.  The Centre has cleared the proposal of the state government in this regard. “The KP families will get hiked assistance from May,” Relief and rehabilitation commissioner (migrants) RK Pandita reportedly said. According to […]

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