Chenab Valley shuts against RSS rallies, Kashmir killings

Doda: The twin districts of Chenab Valley- Doda and Kishtwar observed a complete shutdown against ‘government backed’ RSS rallies and a show of solidarity with the suffering Kashmiri people.   The call for shutdown was forwarded by Majlis-e-Shoura committee that comprises Imams of various mosques and religious bodies. The religious clerics have alleged that RSS rallies are […]

Kargil mourning procession turns into pro-Kashmir protest

Kargil:Thousands of people attending the fourth day ceremonies after Ashura in Sankoo near here turned into protest against the recent killings of Muslims in different parts of the world including Kashmir valley. The procession organised by Anjuman-e-Sahib Zaman Sankoo passed through the main bazar denouncing the recent killings in Kashmir besides Afghanistan and Nigeria and […]

APHC concerned over unabated use of force

Srinagar: Expressing serious concern over the continuous repression and imposition of curbs in Kashmir, the All Party Hurriyat Conference has sternly condemned the use of brute force by the state authorities to foil the march towards governor house. The spokesman stated that the authorities were continuously imposing curfews and restrictions across Kashmir, adding, that due […]

Cabinet orders transfers, postings in Police deptt

Srinagar: The State Cabinet which met here last evening under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti approved the following transfers and postings in the Police department. Mr. M. Suleman Choudhary, IPS (JK:2007), SP Udhampur has been transferred and posted as SP, Rajouri vice Mr. Rajeshwar Singh. Mr. Udaya Bhaskar Billa,IPS(JK:2008), SP Traffic City, Jammu […]

FCIK To Elect Its ‘Formal’ Administrative Council In 15 Days

Srinagar: The Federation of Chambers of Industries Kashmir (FCIK) shall formally elect its administrative council within a period of 15 days, said its chief election commissioner (EC) and noted industrialist Syed Shakeel Qalander. FCIK was facing internal crisis ever since it former president Mohammad Ashraf Mir was selected as J&K Bank’s member Board of Governors. […]

1010 Transformers Damaged In Last Three Months, says Govt

Srinagar: Amid challenging situation in the Valley, the Power Development Department (PDD) has been working round the clock to ensure there is no disruption of electricity supply to the people in general and the essential services like hospitals in particular. According to the PDD officials, the Department has provided 1.5 percent additional electricity to the […]

Award-winning people should return awards: Shah

Srinagar :Chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Saturday appealed the conscious class and government award winning persons to return their honours in protest over the continuous state-sponsored oppression on people. In a statement ,Shah appealed the conscious class which includes writers, columnists, journalists, social activists, doctors, engineers, and others to return their honours […]

Kashmir being robbed of vital institutes : NC

Srinagar : National Conference on Saturday lashed out at the PDP-BJP Government of Mehbooba Mufti for their deliberate machinations to persecute the people of Kashmir to quell the popular perception against PDP’s sell-out. National Conference South Zone President and Former Cabinet Minister, Sakina Ittoo said institutional decay and misgovernance had become the hallmarks of Mehbooba Mufti’s […]

Walnut growers suffer 50 percent sales hit 

SRINAGAR:Due to the unrest in Kashmir, walnut growers are suffering for the past three months. This year, walnut production was fifty percent less as compared to last year due to the hot climate and walnut growers have also taken huge loan from banks, due to which they are under stress and are facing huge losses. […]

TV’s, Computers Go Missing From EDI After Gunbattle

Srinagar: Police on Saturday confirmed that they have received a complaint from the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) authorities regarding the missing of some articles as the encounter raged in one of its buildings this week in Sempora area of Pampore. A Jammu-based newspaper had carried a news story, detailing how “police or security forces have allegedly […]

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