UN Unanimously Approves War On Daesh

NEW YORK — With a rare rapidity of purpose, the United Nations has unanimously adopted a sweeping anti-Isis resolution imploring the world to unite to defeat the terror group. It called on member states to “redouble and coordinate their efforts” to prevent further terrorist horrors by the group and “eradicate” its safe havens straddling parts of […]

Out Of 80K, Ladakh Gets 21,000 Cr

SRINAGAR — The Government has allocated Rs 21,000 crore for Ladakh region for various projects, under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 80,000 crore package for the state. Official sources said that out of the 80,000 crore package, Rs 21000 crore has been sanctioned to the Lakakah Region. “The money will be utilized in the developments of […]

ISIS Has No Role In Kashmir: Lashkar

SRINAGAR — Two militant outfits, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Tehreek-ul-Mujhadeen, on Saturday distanced themselves from the Islamic State (ISIS) group saying “they see no scope for ISIS and al-Qaeda in Jammu and Kashmir”. “Kashmiri people don’t want aid and support from an external group. They are capable enough to fight against the Indian aggression themselves,” LeT spokesperson […]

IIT, IIM And IIMC For Kashmir: Er Rashid Announces All Parties Meet

SRINAGAR — Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid today called for a united campaign to press the Centre for sanctioning an IIT and an IIM for Kashmir Valley at par with Jammu region of the state. Awami Ittihaad Party president and MLA Langate Er Rashid Saturday announced holding of all “Parties Conference” on 28th of November in […]

Shopkeeper loses cool, kills his customer

Pulwama — An elderly person was allegedly killed by a shopkeeper following argument over some minor issue in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said here this evening. The agitated villagers set on fire the house of the accused who was later arrested by the police. Reports said one Wali Mohammad Ahangar was attacked with […]

US reneged on its Kashmir promise: Malik

Srinagar — Day after the United States termed Kashmir as a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan the Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik accused Washington of reneging from its past stand on the ‘disputed’ state. “The statement of the USA terming Kashmir as a bilateral issue is short sighted and contrary to […]

Kashmir freedom struggle is indigenous: TeM

Srinagar — Militant outfit Tehreek-ul-Mujhadeen Saturday alleged that India has been trying to defame the Kashmir Freedom Struggle by linking it to ‘ISIS’ and ‘Al-Qaida’. The outfit said that there is “no scope” for al Qaeda and ISIS in Jammu and Kashmir. “Ours is a local and indigenous struggle so, the Government of India wants to […]

10 year boy hurt in explosion

SRINAGAR — Police Friday said that a 10-year-old boy sustained severe injuries Thursday evening while fiddling with an explosive device hidden under sand in Banyari village of Bandipora district. Divulging details police said the boy identified as Shabir Ahmed, s/o Mohammad Shafi of Banyari sustained severe injuries when he played with some device he found under […]

Schools asking parents to purchase books, uniforms from them to be be-recognised

SRINAGAR — In a major reprieve to students and parents across the Valley who are forced to buy new books and uniform sets by private schools, the government has directed all the deputy commissioners to form squads to check the arbitrary whim of the school authorities. The schools resorting to such unlawful methods will be deregistered […]

Mufti orders setting up of model School In Jammu

JAMMU – In order to meet the demand for trained human resource for upcoming health infrastructure in Jammu Division, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Friday tasked Vice Chancellor, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU), to have three nursing colleges established at Rajouri, Jammu and Kishtwar districts. He also issued directions for working out modalities related […]