Malik Released In Open Court

Srinagar: JKLF Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik has been released on bail today. He was presented before the special judge TADA court Kashmir at Srinagar and special judge granted him bail and ordered to release him in open court.A JKLF spokesperson in a statement said Yasin has now reached his residence. “It is worth to mention […]

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik Scheduled to Address ‘Joint Seminar’ today

SRINAGAR: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (g) Saturday said that a joint seminar is being held on Sunday at its Hyderpora office.“The pro-freedom leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik are jointly organizing a daylong seminar at Hyderpora on 12 June Sunday in which Hurriyat leaders and the civil society members will […]

Centre proposes passenger friendly measures to improve air travel

New Delhi: Air passengers will soon have a reason to smile with the government today proposing a cap on ticket cancellation charges, increased compensation for denied boarding and steep reduction in excess baggage fee levied by airlines. Suggesting a slew of passenger-centric measures, the Civil Aviation Ministry said airlines will have to refund all statutory […]

PDP exhort to ensure smooth supply of ration, sugar, gas

Srinagar:-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has exhorted upon the government to ensure smooth supply of ration, sugar and gas besides availability of power, drinking water and health services. Senior party leader and General Secretary Nizamudin Bhat while interacting with various public deputations said that deputy commissioners of all Districts will have to be made accountable in […]

Govt supplying sugar to poll-bound Anantnag only’

Srinagar :-Opposition legislators Saturday accused PDP-BJP government of supplying sugar to Anantnag district that is slated to go for polls later this month. However, the government denied the accusations. During Question Hour Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Chaurdhary Zulfikar Ali denied the accusations of the opposition that sugar was being supplied to Anantnag […]

Sports Council tie-ups with Sports Authority of India

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council has tied up with Sports Authority of India in their bid to improve facilities for the sportspersons in the state, a statement from the council said Saturday.  According to the statement, SAI has decided to come up with a Water Sports Centre at Nehru Park, Srinagar which […]

Maha Kumbh in Kashmir:Spate of proposed yatras puts Valley on edge

A Maha Kumbh is being organized in Kashmir at the confluence of the Jhelum and Sindh rivers in Ganderbal district on June 14. The religious event that will coincide with the now aborted new yatra to Abhinavgupta cave at Beerwah in Badgam district is creating a deep unease in Valley where the successive attempts at […]

How will Ramadan affect your business?

With summer already here, Ramadan is upon us. As well as a time of fasting, celebrating and connecting with friends and family, the month is also an exciting time for businesses to connect with their clientele too. Each Ramadan, consumerism in the Middle East increases. And as it increases so do the marketing budgets to […]

Kashmir: A Water War in the Making?

IN Cameron Stracher’s 2011 novel The Water Wars, Vera and her brother Will struggle to survive in a country that has collapsed from an environmental cataclysm. The authorities hoard water, dam rivers, and even exploit clouds as glaciers vanish and polar ice caps melt. In their bid to find their lost friend, both the characters […]

Indian govt is going to be America’s ‘great ally’: US Speaker

Washington: The Indian government is going to be America’s “great ally” and there is a need to nurture this relationship, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan has said. In a major foreign policy speech here in which he was highly critical of President Barack Obama’s policies, the US-India relationship was the only […]

1 2 3 5