Bahraini protesters decry regime’s demolition of Shia mosques

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Bahrain to condemn the ruling Al Khalifah regime for the demolition of several Shia mosques in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom over the past few years. The protesters, hailing from all walks of life, marched throughout the capital, Manama, late on Thursday, calling  for the downfall […]

Narendra Modi to address joint session of US Congress on June 8

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to address a joint meeting of the US Congress on June 8, Speaker of the US House of Representative Paul Ryan said on Friday. “The friendship between the United States and India is a pillar of stability in an important region of the world,” Mr Ryan told […]

Tourism in Jammu my prime focus: Mehbooba

Srinagar: – Allaying fears amongst certain sections of society about Jammu losing focus due to direct train services to holy Katra town, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Friday promised to take effective steps in positioning the winter capital as an independent tourist destination. She said there is no dearth of nature destinations in Jammu and once dovetailed […]

EDI Approves 156 Cases Involving Rs 1540 Lakh

Pampore: 156 cases of aspiring entrepreneurs sponsored by JKEDI under different schemes were approved during the Steering Committee meetings held at JKEDI, Jammu. The 97th Steering Committee Meeting of Seed Capital Fund Scheme (SCFS) and 47th of Youth Startup Loan Scheme (YSLS) were held on April 28, 2016 under the Chairmanship of Nirmal Sharma, IAS, […]

Budding Kashmiri entrepreneur invited for Hackathon international event

Srinagar:- A budding Kashmiri entrepreneur Aarif Shafi Khanyari who has set up a local Cafe Kafe De Kashmir” at Bangaluru, the capital city of Karnatka has been invited to attend the [email protected] Hackathon. The event culminates in a pitching tournament where the representative of top venture is awarded $1500USD and the runner up receives $750USD […]

Bulldozed Mehjoor Nagar Bridge Disconnects Residents from Sgr City

Srinagar: Without providing people any alternative, authorities in an anti-people move bulldozed Mehjoor Nagar bridge, closing it for vehicular movement, the move that angered thousands of people residing in different areas including Mehjoor Nagar, Natipora, Syed Abad Soiteng, Lasjan, Padshahibagh, KP Bagh, and other areas.The bulldozing of a portion of the bridge has made it […]

KU Students Offer Funeral in Absentia to Amanullah Khan

Srinagar: Hundreds of the University of Kashmir students Friday assembled outside the Jamia masjid in the campus after congregational prayers and offered Funeral payers in absentia to the JKLF co-founder Amanullah Khan.Khan breathed his last on Tuesday in a Rawalpindi hospital in Pakistan.Soon after the Friday prayers the students assembled outside the masjid and held […]

Violent clashes rage in Old City

Srinagar: Violent clashes between youth and government forces erupted in several areas of Old City post-Friday congregational prayers during which several protesters sustained injuries. Eyewitnesses told news agency GNS that as soon as Friday prayers culminated at Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta, the youths holding banners and flags of LeT and ISIS started anti-India and pro-freedom […]

‘Observe April 29 as Labour Day’

Srinagar: The Kashmir Pashmina Karigar Union, a fraternity of pashmina weavers Friday staged a peaceful protest here to remember the 28 innocent shawl weavers who were put to death by tyrant soldiers of Maharaja Ranbir Singh on 29 April 1865 at Zaldagar area of old Srinagar city. The unarmed shawl weavers were protesting against the […]

Show resolve for carrying forward resistance movement: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Appealing people of Kashmir to show resolve and steadfastness for carrying forward the ongoing resistance movement, Hurriyat (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said showing dissent and standing upright against oppression, injustice, slavery, tyranny and dictatorship alone could end the suppression and free the people from the shackles of tyranny and oppression leading them […]