Power Crisis Deepen; People Take to Roads

SRINAGAR: The power crisis in Kashmir Valley has deepened with winter still a month away prompting residents in scores of areas across Kashmir to take to streets to vent out their frustration with the system. According to reports, the people of Maisuma, Gaw Kadal, Basant Bagh and adjoining areas in the uptown staged protests in […]

Finding Alternatives To Hartal

Govt. Prevents Mirwaiz From Chairing Meet SRINAGAR: The Hurriyat Conference (M) on Wednesday condemned the house arrest of its Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq who was scheduled to attend the meeting of all sections of society at Mirwaiz Manzil to deliberate on new methods of protests. A Hurriyat (M) statement said that in absence of Mirwaiz, […]

Mirwaiz Detention: Is the State Vested in Hartals

The state government made a bid to scuttle the meeting that the Mirwaiz Umer Farooq had convened on Wednesday, 18th of November by detaining him and other key separatist leaders. The agenda of the meeting was to deliberate on and find alternate means of protest to hartals. Hartals, it needs to be noted, for non […]

Army Intensifies Searches in Kupwara

Direct Residents to Limit Movement, Flies Sorties to Track Militants  KUPWARA: A day after an army colonel died in an encounter with the militants, army on Wednesday intensified the search operation in Manigah and Safawali forests. The army has also asked local populace to limit their movement, reports reaching here said. Local sarpanchs were called […]

GoI Approves Jobs, Accommodations in Valley for KPs

SRINAGAR: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday has given its approval for providing State Government jobs and transit accommodations in the Kashmir Valley for the rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants involving a total estimated expenditure of Rs 2000 crore. “Presently there are about 62,000 registered Kashmiri migrant families residing in Jammu, […]

Migrants from Hilly Areas

The Union Cabinet also approved the proposal for providing relief to the migrants of the Hilly areas of Jammu division at par with the relief being provided to the Kashmiri migrants involving a total estimated expenditure of Rs. 13.45 Crore per annum. Militancy in the State, particularly in its early phases (early 1990s), had led […]

Curfew Foils Roohullah Rally in Budgam

BUDGAM: Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in Budgam town of central Kashmir to foil a proposed ceremony to mark the death anniversary of Aga Syed Mehdi, father of National Conference leader Aga Roohullah. Restrictions were imposed in Budgam town and adjoining areas as a precautionary measure due to apprehension of law and order problem after Hurriyat […]

Mehbooba Behind Budgam Curfew:NC

National Conference on Wednesday lashed out at PDP President Mehbooba Mufti and the PDP-BJP Government for interfering into the religious affairs of the Shia community in Budgam by imposing a curfew to prevent a commemorative function to mark the death anniversary of Aga Syed Mehdi.  “The administration was instructed to disallow senior NC leader and […]

10th bi-annual Results released

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JK Bose) has released the 10th Class Bi-annual results of Kashmir Division on Wednesday. The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education is also known as JKSBSE or JK SBOSE. The board conducts exams for students in J&K and was founded in 1975. It conducts […]

Mild Tremor Jolts Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR:- A mild tremor shook Kashmir valley Wednesday evening. The tremor shook valley at around 8 pm this evening. Director Metrological department, Sonam Lotus, said that seismometer at his office did record a mild moment but “could not immediately confirm of what the magnitude it was”.  

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