Ramazan from Friday

Srinagar:  Muslims across Kashmir will observe fast from June 19 (Friday) as the crescent moon was not sighted tonight. The moon sighting committees or the Ruet-e-Hilal Committees in both Pakistan and India have announced that there was no report of sighting moon. No moon sightings had been reported from anywhere and the holy month of […]

NC Leaders have Security Fears, Meet Gov

SRINAGAR: Expressing serious concern over law and order situation in the Kashmir valley, a National Conference delegation today complained to Governor N N Vohra about withdrawal of security to party leaders. An official spokesman said here this afternoon that the delegation comprising Ali Mohammad Sagar, Mohammad Akbar Lone, Nasir Aslam Wani, and Javed Ahmad Dar, […]

3 students missing from Bla school

SRINAGAR: Three 12th grade students of a boarding school in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district have gone missing since this morning, official sources said. They said that the three boys identified as Muhammad Umar Guroo son of Ghulam Muhammad Guroo of Badami Bagh Sopore, Furqan Tantray son of Khursheed Ahmad Tantray of Sheeri and Khalid Bhat […]

Militant flee forces cordon in Tral

Srinagar: Government forces overnight cordoned off Gujarpatti forests in south Kashmir’s Tral of Pulwama district after receiving inputs about the presence of militants. Official sources said that after receiving the input, SOG of police, army’s 42 Rashtriya Rifles and 185 Battalion of CRPF, cordoned off the forest area at 10 pm on Tuesday. “The forces […]

Kashmir Shuts Down To Protest Mystery Killings

SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown was observed across the Kashmir Valley and in parts of Chenab and Pir Panchal regions against string of mysterious killings of civilians in Sopore town of Baramulla district. The call for shutdown was jointly given by both factions of Hurriyat Conference and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and was supported by […]

Mufti Chairs Unified Headquarters meeting

‘Peace vital to rebuild lives of people after 2014 floods’ SRINAGAR – Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today called upon the security agencies to take all measures to see that an environment of peace and tranquility is maintained to help the people who are trying hard to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of the […]

Traders, Civil Society Reject Flood Relief Package

SRINAGAR: Unanimously rejecting the package of Rs 2,437 crore announced by the Centre for reconstruction and rehabilitation of flood-ravaged people, representatives of Kashmir’s  business community and Civil Society on Wednesday termed it as further humiliation of the Kashmiri people. “We were pursuing the package for the last 10 months and the Centre had promised us […]

PDP MP asks Party to Rethink Alliance with BJP

Inadequate flood package depicts ‘bias’ in  Delhi’s attitude towards Kashmir SRINAGAR: Expressing dismay over, what he called, the Union’s “brazenly pathetic” attitude towards the flood-affected in Kashmir, senior PDP leader and Member Parliament, Tariq Hameed Karra Wednesday said that the “so-called” flood-relief package announced by the Government of India “amounts to rubbing salt into the […]

Jammu Inc Favours Separation

JAMMU: The Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Jammu, has called for trifurcation of the state as the only remedial option left to end discrimination with the Jammu region. “Be it AIIMS or all the issues related to welfare of Jammu, the government has always been soft on the Valley while putting our region to all […]

Modi-Sharif Meeting in Russia Likely

NEW DELHI: There is a possibility of a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Russian city of Ufa next month with an aim to move forward and normalise ties. There is a view that yesterday’s telephonic […]

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