No prayers in Jamia Masjid for 14th Friday

Srinagar: No Friday prayers could be offered for the 14th consecutive week in historic Jamia Masjid in Shehar-e-Khas (SeK) today, when curfew has been extended to more areas in the summer capital, Srinagar to stop ‘pro-freedom’ protests. Meanwhile, people were allowed to offer prayers at the shrine of Syed Yaqub Sarfi Sahib in Sonwar, where […]

PDP-BJP Govt executing agenda of divide in JK: KEA

Srinagar: Expressing serious concern over recent developments like police escort to RSS processions and development of IIM in Jammu, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Chairman Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan Friday said the ruling PDP-BJP alliance is pushing the state to polarization. Khan, who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) said, at a […]

Not Red Cross, we have our own emblem: Dr Nisar to medicos

Srinagar:  Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today urged doctors to use their own emblem and stop using Red Cross which is not meant for them. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that doctors should use their own emblem and abandon use of Red Cross which does not belong to them. “It is […]

Journalists continue silent protest against ban on ‘Kashmir Reader’

Srinagar: As part of its continued silent protest journalists working with local and other media outlets on Friday held a demonstration at the Press Enclave against the ban on daily Kashmir Reader newspaper. The journalists questioned the state government’s silence and demanded revocation of the ban on the newspaper, which completed 13 days today. Journalist […]

Geelani to Vohra: ‘You are the governor of Indian occupied Kashmir’  

Srinagar: As authorities foiled Raj Bhavan March on Friday, Syed Ali Geelani led Hurriyat Conference shot a letter to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir NN Vohra reminding him about the political nature of Kashmir problem. The letter reads: “as the primary agent of Indian rule in occupied Jammu and Kashmir you must be very […]

‘Release Hurriyat leaders, start meaningful dialogue’

SRINAGAR: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday presided over a meeting of opposition parties in J&K at his residence in Srinagar to discuss the prevailing situation in the State. The meeting was attended by a delegation of leaders from the Indian National Congress led by JKPCC Chief, Ghulam Ahmed Mir, Senior Leaders of […]

One SSB jawan killed in militant ambush in Srinagar

Srinagar: A jawan of SSB was killed and eight others were wounded when militants ambushed their vehicles at Zakoora in the city outskirts this evening, official sources said. However, there was no official confirmation yet about the causalities in the incident. Sources said that militants this evening ambushed vehicles, carrying SSB personnel, who were returning […]

Police Officer suspended for giving sensitive information to Pakistan

Srinagar: A senior policeman in Jammu and Kashmir has been suspended after he inadvertently passed on sensitive information about India’s security arrangements to Pakistan. The erring officer has been identified as Deputy Superintendent of Police (Armed Police Control Room) Tanveer Ahmad. Ahmad has been accused of passing on details of security arrangements and deployments in […]

MHA team likely to visit Kashmir

Srinagar: A team of officials of Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is likely to visit Kashmir next week to take assessment of the situation and present detailed report before Government of India (GoI). It is also believed that after going through the report, authorities in Delhi will take call for holding by-elections for Anantnag […]

Cabinet Meet: Creation of J&K IT Service Approved

Srinagar: The Cabinet which met here on Friday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti accorded sanction to the creation of six (6) posts of Under Secretaries to the Government and eleven (11) posts of Private Secretaries in the Pay Band-2 Rs 9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs 4800 in the Jammu and Kashmir […]

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