Shabir Shah Booked After Pak Flags Surface in Rally

SRINAGAR: Senior Hurriyat leader Shabir Ahmad Shah was on Friday booked under the unlawful activities act after his supporters raised Pakistani flags during a rally in Anatnag town. The case was filed against Shah and others, hours after the DFP chairman led a large pro-freedom rally in the main town after the congregational Friday prayers. […]

Survival of PDP-BJP Govt. Very Difficult: Azad

Hyderabad: The survival of the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is “very difficult” since it is not based on principles and there is no “meeting point”, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said here on Friday. “The survival of any coalition government which is not based on any principles is very difficult,” the […]

Art in Public Places

Programmes on Habba Khatoon, Zargar on May 30, 31 SRINAGAR: Under its much acknowledged initiative “Art in Public Places”, J&K Government’ Department of Culture is organizing special programmes on legendary Kashmiri poets, Habba Khatoon and Ahad Zargar at Iqbal Park and Badam Vaer on 30 and 31 May respectively. Habba Khatoon is a 16th century […]

Asiya, Nelofar remembered on 6th Anniversary

Srinagar: On the appeal of Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, a public program was today organized in Shopian in remembrance of the alleged double murder and rape case of Asiya and Nelofar while as a shutdown has been called on 30 May in the district. A spokesman of the Hurriyat (G) said leaders […]

Hizb reacts to police statement over Sopore attack

Srinagar, May 29 (KNS): Hizb-ul-Mujahideen on Friday reacted to the recent police statement that the outfit is behind the attack on telecom operators, saying such an act is condemnable and UJC suprmo has already asked for the probe over ‘Lashkar-e-Islam’ and persons involved in the attack. In an emailed statement to KNS, Hizb spokesman Saleem […]

Tarigami asks govt to send a strong signal to Delhi

Srinagar  Senoir CPI(M) leader and legislator Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami Friday said that the decision of Tripura Government to lift controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has eroded the myth created by so called Security Experts that Army cannot operate without AFSPA in Jammu and Kashmir, the state where insurgency has dwindled to a trickle. […]

Karra disparages GoI’s ‘double-standards’ on AFSPA

Srinagar: Expressing dismay over the Centre’s “double-standards” on controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), senior PDP leader and Member Parliament, Tariq Hameed Karra today said it seems Jammu and Kashmir is being treated as an enemy territory by Delhi establishment, when it comes to dealing with security related issues. “Ironically, while the Centre welcomes […]

Budgam shuts after mystery fire at local shrine

Srinagar:  Some areas of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district witnessed a shutdown after mysterious fire broke out at a  Shia shrine during the wee hours of Friday. A police official said that fire broke out at Astan-e-sarkar Ayatollah Agha Syed Mehdi Al Safvi Al Mousvi at around 3:30 am. “Fire tenders rushed to spot in time […]

Haj arrangement reviewed

SRINAGAR: Minister for Hajj and Auqaf, Mr. Abdul Rehman Veeri Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the arrangements put in place by the State Hajj Committee and various state and central government departments for the Haj pilgrims from the state. The Minister was informed that flights from Srinagar to Madina Munawara will operate from […]

SP College to start certificate course in Arabic

SRINAGAR: With a view to make value-addition to its course curriculum, Sri Pratap College, Srinagar has decided to offer special classes in Functional/ Spoken Arabic by starting a certificate course. The decision has been taken on the advice of Minister for Education, Mr. Naeem Akhter during his maiden visit of the college on April, 02 […]

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