Pak Puts JuD On Suspect List

ISLAMABAD: The role of the country’s intelligence agencies and a policy of patronising selected proscribed groups came under discussion in the Pakistani parliament as the government announced that it had put Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) charity of Hafiz Saeed on a list of ‘suspected’ organisations.“The JuD has been put on the list of suspected organisations and […]

VC To Complete 258 Power Complaints in 45 Days

SRINAGAR: All complaints pending with the State Vigilance Commission under enquiry with PDD will be completed within 45 days, a Vigilance Commission spokesman said today. Commission decided this at a meeting held here to review the preventive vigilance system and pending corruption complaints of the Power Development Department. Commission directed that e-tendering for works and […]

Massive security cover in Delhi

New Delhi: Over 12,000 security personnel, drawn from paramilitary forces and Delhi Police, have been deployed in high security areas, especially in and around the Red Fort from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Saturday after unfurling the tricolour. “We have laid out a ground-to-air security apparatus to counter any possible […]

Pulwama Shut for 3rd Day

Srinagar: For the third consecutive day, a complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama district against the killings of militants and a civilian.All the shops, commercial establishments, educational institutes and petrol pumps were closed in the district while as transport was also off the roads.Two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants, Showkat and Gulzar, were killed in a fierce encounter […]

Mirwaiz greets Pak on I-day

Srinagar: Congratulating people of Pakistan on the eve of their Independence Day, the chairman APHC (m) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq prayed for the peace, progress, economic stability and political stability of Pakistan.Terming the political, moral and diplomatic support of Pakistan for Kashmir cause since last seven decades as “matchless and exemplary”, Mirwaiz, according to an amalgam […]

City Flooded With Cops in 15 Aug Security Alert

SRINAGAR: A multi-layered security cover has been thrown over the capital ahead of Independence Day with thousands of police and paramilitary personnel deployed across the city to keep vigil against any possible militant strike.Security has been stepped up following new spurt in the militant attacks across Kashmir Valley.Militants carried out four attacks in Shopian district […]

Blast in Shopian Mosque Injures 11

Shopian: At least 11 persons were injured, four of them seriously, when a grenade went off in the premises of a mosque in Trenz area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday morning.  It was the first such incident in 14 years. Last time in 2001, four women were killed and scores wounded when a […]

ISIS Un-Islamic, Has No Role in Kashmir: UJC

‘49 Indian personnel killed in 35 attacks’SRINAGAR:  United Jihad Council (UJC), the alliance of various militant groups fighting against Indian rule in Kashmir, Thursday made it clear that the so called Islamic State (ISIS) has no role in Kashmir. In a statement issued to press in Srinagar, UJC spokesman Syed Sadaqat Hussain said that a […]

SC Sends Notice to JK On Article 35A

An RSS-backed think tank challenges the constitutional validity of Article 35A.SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday received a notice issued by the Supreme Court on a petition of RSS-backed think tank challenging the Article 35A of Indian Constitution.An RSS-backed think tank called the Jammu & Kashmir Study Centre has challenged the constitutional validity […]

‘17 Non-State Subjects Employed in JK House Delhi’

SRINAGAR: Violating the basic structure of special status of J&K state, Government’s Protocol and Hospitality Department has appointed as many as 17 non-state subjects, a reply to an RTI application reveals.In reply to a RTI application filed by Advocate Irfan Hafeez Lone, chairperson “People against Corruption”, government has revealed that government’s Protocol and Hospitality Department […]

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