Nun Kun, Kolahoi to be destination points for mountaineering expeditions: Mufti

SRINAGAR – Describing J&K as a mountaineer and trekker’s delight, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today said the Government plans to showcase huge wealth of unclimbed peaks it has by making them accessible to mountaineers and adventure lovers from the country and abroad. To begin with, Nun and Kun peaks in Kargil and Kolahoi, in […]

Protection of Nature Must for Survival of Gen Next: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Terming the protection of natural resources and environment as inevitable for the survival and prosperity of future generations, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Mohammad Umar Farooq Friday said while “we may be focused on our freedom struggle we cannot lose sight of the importance of preserving and protecting our  environment and natural resources.” Addressing […]

Refrain from issuing Fatwas

Shakeel to pro-freedom leadership Srinagar: Islamic Students League patron and senior resistance leader Shakeel Ahmad Bakshi on Friday urged pro-freedom and militant leadership to refrain from issuing Fatwas (edicts) without in-depth probe. While pointing towards remarks of pro-freedom leaders he said: “Time demands restraint from usual statements, Fatwas and slanderous campaign against pro- resistance groups […]

Shah greaved over Jammu killing

Srinagar: Expressing deep grief over the killing of a Sikh youth in Jammu, senior separatist leader and Chairman Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah Friday said the BJP government in its “crusade against minorities” is depriving them of ‘right to live’. “In the garb of democratic claims, the BJP is trampling the rights and […]

JKLF ‘Jail Bharo’ programme continues

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal Friday said fighting for ones freedom is a matter of honor and pride and the nations that silently tolerate oppression only perish. “People who have banned every peaceful political activity and choked every space have no right to talk of democracy and ‘battle […]

Mir for one month session of Assembly Srinagar: JK PCC Chief G. A. Mir Friday sought one month session of Legislative Assembly as 10 or 15 days session is not enough to debate and discuss every issue pertaining to common masses.

Stating that members of the Assembly or Council must get the opportunity to put forth their views and to debate the issues threadbare in the august house, so that issues of every nature can be addressed. He urged government that duration of Assembly session must be of one month atleast. Mir also praised former Chief […]

End alliance with BJP, go for fresh polls: Er Rashid to PDP

Srinagar: Reflecting on the series of observations made by Union Minister of State for the PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday, MLA Langate Engineer Rashid has termed the same as “fascists tirades bereft of any vision and wisdom.” “Dr Jitendra Singh by stating that AIIMS will be first set up in Jammu than any other […]

CPI (M) questions ‘skeptical silence’ of PDP

Srinagar: CPI (M) has expressed surprise over skeptical silence maintained by PDP over frequent exasperating statements made by its coalition partner BJP on some sensitive issues pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir.   According to a statement, the State Committee CPI (M) that met here yesterday was presided over by Sham Prasad Kesar to discuss the […]

World Environment Day celebrated

‘Work together to conserve Biodiversity’  Need to protect wetlands, remove encroachments: Padder SRINAGAR:- Minister for Forests & Social Welfare, Mr. Bali Bhagat today emphasized the need to work together and create awareness to conserve Biodiversity, Environment and Ecology. He said the issue is very pertinent to the state as J&K is having tourist ecology and […]

Pakistani flags, Khalistani posters: Omar taunts PDP-BJP

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday hit out at the ruling PDP-BJP coalition over waving of Pakistani flags in the Valley and emergence of Khalistani posters in Jammu, saying it has not been able to bring “regional balance” in the state. “Pakistani flags in Kashmir & Khalistani posters in Jammu. This […]

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