Massive Army crackdown in Baramulla

Baramulla: During the massive crackdown in old town Baramulla all but 40 person were arrested while government forces including Army launched door to door search operations, reviving the memories of 90’s among people.  “Last time we witnessed such crackdown in 90’s. All male population was dragged out from the houses and door-to-door search operations were […]

Geelani castigates Govt for shifting under trials outside Valley

Srinagar: While terming the shifting of under trail detainees outside the valley as an worst example of state-terrorism, All Parties Hurriyat Conference said PDP-BJP collation government are frustrated by the current mass uprising and now they are targeting the whole populace for this. Puppet government in valley has crossed all its inhuman and brutal tactics to […]

No impact of India-Pak strain relation on cross-LoC peace bus

URI: Despite strained relations between India and Pakistan following suspected militant in Uri, the Karvan-e-Aman peace bus continues to ply. Official sources said that the weekly bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan administered Kashmir, left here early this morning for Kaman post, the last Indian military post on this side of the […]

Release Hurriyat leaders and initiate dialogue: NC

Srinagar:  In view of reports of deteriorating of health of certain Hurriyat leaders who have been under continuous detention for nearly three months, National Conference today asked the State Government to ensure immediate medical checkups of the Hurriyat leaders and order their released any further delay as a first step towards the initiation of a […]

Flu vaccine saves unborn babies: DAK

Srinagar Urging expectant mothers to get flu shots Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said this is the best way pregnant women can protect their unborn babies.  President DAK and flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said flu vaccine in pregnancy saves infants from dying in the womb. “A large Australian study discovered […]

Urs arrangements of Alamadar–i–Kashmir Hazrat Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Sahib finalized

  BUDGAM: Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Mir Altaf Ahmad, chaired an officers meeting to finalize arrangements for the Urs of Alamdar -i-Kashmir, Hazrat Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Sahib, which starts from October 26. During the meeting threadbare discussions were held on various arrangements to be put in place for Urs days and to facilitate hassle free visit of devotees to the Shrine. The […]

Mirwaiz’s Detention Extended Again

Srinagar: The detention of Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has been extended, once again. Mirwaiz is under arrest since July 08, 2016 evening – hours after popular militant commander Burhan Wani was killed by forces in Bemdoora area of South Kashmir. “The police have got remand for detention of Mirwaiz Sahab extended up to […]

Governor exhorts Farm Universities to re-orient approaches for achieving Food Security

SRINAGAR:Chairing the 30th University Council meeting of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), held here at the Raj Bhavan, Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, observed that as a step towards achieving the food security goal the present levels of production and productivity should be bench-marked and pragmatic targets set for […]

Despite anti-encroachment drive,Illegal structures continue to come up in Srinagar

Srinagar: Even though Lakes and waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) and Srinagar Municipal authority (SMC) has demolished dozens of illegal structures in Dalgate and other areas of Srinagar, scores of illegal structures are rampant at many places including Saida Kadal and inner areas of Dal Lake. Local residents alleged that some people resort to stone pelting […]

General Bus Stand Batamaloo to be developed as Central Bus Stand

  SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today visited General Bus Stand Batmaloo, which is planned to be upgraded on modern lines as Central Bus Stand. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Farooq Ahmad Lone, VC SDA Tahseen Mustafa, IG Traffic Showkat Ahmad Wattali and other senior officers of the district administration accompanied the Div Com. It […]