Sainik Colony Row: ‘Certain Quarters Hell Bent To Set Kashmir Afire Again’

Srinagar: Reiterating that no Sainik Colony is coming up in any part of Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Monday said the recurrent reports springing up in this regard seem to be the part of a ‘desperate’ and ‘sustained campaign’ by certain quarters to destabilize the situation and put Kashmir on fire again.“It is highly unfortunate […]

Aren’t constructing any colony: Army

Army today strongly denied reports of construction work being carried out at Old Airfield in Srinagar for Sainik Colony.“A news report carried by a section of local press about the land sought by Army for the construction of Sainik Colony at Old Air Field was already witnessing huge construction work from last two years and […]

My tweets prick you: Omar to Mehbooba

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah sparred in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday as the House witnessed noisy scenes over the issue of setting up of Sainik Colony in the Valley.Accusing the opposition and some media outlets of raising a “non-issue” which can lead to disruption of peace […]

‘How can you honour Sheikh and Maharaja at the same time?’

SRINGAR: Awami Ittehad Party chairman and independent MLA Er Rasheed Monday had a heated exchange with the Chief Minister  Mehbooba Mufti and other Members when he drew attention of the house towards reports carried out by a section of media that army has already completed construction of about 700 flats in Old Airfield area and […]

Malik Presented Before TADA Court in 3 Decade Old Case: JKLF

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik who is languishing in central jail Srinagar, was on Monday presented before TADA court Srinagar where a judge heard his case.Malik has been booked under a 29 year old TADA case in which along with him late Abdul Gani Lone, late Qazi Nisar, late Ghulam […]

26-year-old murder:Petition Against Ikhwani Turned Lawmaker Admitted

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir High Court has admitted a petition against lawmaker and former government gunman Usman Majid for his alleged involvement in the killing of a Jamat-e-Islami activist over two decades ago in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.As per Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society: “23 years ago, on 6 June 1993, MLA Bandipora Usman Majeed, […]

Omar concerned over ‘disastrous’ land-filling of Doodh Ganga

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister and National Conference President Omar Abdullah has taken a serious note of the ongoing “disastrous” land-filing of the Doodh Ganga canal here in Batamaloo locality while the NC has locked horns with Srinagar Municipal Corporation(SMC), which is executing the controversial work.“The filing of the Doodh Ganga canal in Batamaloo goes on […]

Militant’s Brother Held For Questioning Over Anantnag Shootout

Srinagar: Police in south Kashmir have detained two persons including brother of a militant in connection with an attack on Saturday last week at Anantnag that left two cops including an officer dead.According to the official sources, Special Operation Group (SOG) during a raid picked up two youths from their respective houses at Khudwani area […]

China Bans Muslims For Ramadan Fasting

Beijing:-China has marked the start of Ramadan with its customary ban on civil servants, students and children in a mainly-Muslim region from taking part in fasting, khaleejtimes reported on Monday.China’s ruling Communist party for years has banned government employees and minors from fasting in Xinjiang, home to the more than 10 million strong mostly Muslim […]

WASEEM RAZA: Left-arm spinner with a right mindset

Jammu and Kashmir is loaded with a horde of spin-bowling all-rounders who have excelled well at various age-groups to make a name for themselves. The prominent one being the J&’s only international cricketer Parvaiz Rasool. Parvaiz Rasool unsurprisingly has grabbed all the headlines, but there is another spin-bowling all-rounder who hasn’t done any harm to […]

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