Indo-Pak Ties:Confidence on each other must: Former Indian envoy

ISLAMABAD: Former High Commissioner of India TCA Raghwan said on Wednesday that the solution of Kashmir conflict depends on Pakistan and India’s confidence on each other, reported Dunya News. According to the details, former High Commissioner of India said that India needs to maintain good relationship with all the neighbours in order to progress. He […]

Despite PSA Quash, Masarat lands in prison again

JAMMU: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) Secretary General (III) and chairperson of Muslim League Masrat Alam was re-arrested outside Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu late Tuesday evening after he was released on the Jammu and Kashmir High Court quashing his detention under Public Safety Act (PSA). “Masrat Alam was re-arrested late last evening outside Kot […]

PM nod must for suspending IAS officers

PM nod must for suspending IAS officers NEW DELHI: IAS officers working under central government cannot be suspended without the nod of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a move aimed at allowing bureaucrats to take decisions without any fear of political backlash. A relief has also been provided in the revised rules to all-India services officers […]

Er Rasheed submits bill for restoration of ‘Sadr-e-Riyasat’ title

SRINAGAR: Three weeks ahead of the Assembly session, Independent MLA Shiekh Abdul Rasheed Wednesday submitted a bill in the Assembly Secretariat seeking restoration of the titles of ‘Sadr-e-Riyasat’ (President) and ‘Wazeer-e-Azam’ (Prime Minister) for the posts of Governor and Chief Minister, respectively, in the state.  The move came days after Jammu and Kashmir High Court […]

Police probe on as Asiya Andrabi dismisses IS links

SRINAGAR: Police in Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana are investigating claims by three arrested youths from Hyderabad that they were planning to meet separatist leader Asiya Andrabi to join jihadi terror groups even as she dismissed as “fabricated” allegations that she had any links with Islamic State. “We are in touch with the Telangana police. […]

Mufti stable and in good condition: Parra

New Delhi: Peoples Democratic Party Wednesday said that Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed is well and stable. PDP Youth leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra said that his condition is stable.  “He is being looked after by a team of doctors from the departments of Endocrinology and Medicine. He is doing well and is stable and under the […]

1652 Asstt Professors posts being filled

JAMMU: As a part of its initiative to fast-track recruitments, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has begun the process for filling up over 1600 posts of Assistant Professors in the Higher Education Department. The Commission has already notified the schedule of interview for the said posts beginning 7 January 2016. According to  Latief-u-Zaman […]

Kashmir cold wave intensifies further

SRINAGAR:  The cold wave further tightened its grip over Jammu and Kashmir as the night temperature dropped at several places. Leh was the coldest region in the state with Ladakhi capital recording -13.2 Degrees Celsius, down by 1.2 degree from the previous night. The nearby Kargil recorded a minimum of -9 Degrees Celsius against yesterday’s […]

Traditional instruments remain favourite among musicians in Kashmir

Srinagar: Although western musical instruments are gaining immense popularity among the present-day artistes, folk musicians in Kashmir insist on the use of traditional instruments like rabab and harmonium. According to historians, rabab was adopted from Afghanistan centuries ago and has been an integral part of Kashmiri music culture ever since then. “Here, all Kashmiris like […]

Demolition orders issued against Bhalla’s illegal construction

Jammu: The Jammu Municipal Corporation pursuant to the directions passed by the State High Court in a writ petition filed by Social Activist Prof S K Bhalla whereby directions had been issued to the Municipal Commissioner, Jammu to take action warranted under law in regard to alleged major violations resorted to by Former Revenue Minister […]

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