Burning of schools: Yasin Malik blames Govt.

SRINAGAR: Barely 12 hours after his release from Central Jail Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik held Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and her Education Minister Naeem Akhter responsible for burning of schools in Kashmir Valley.  Addressing a crowded press conference Malik said “Mehbooba Mufti and Education Minister Naeem Akhtar are squarely […]

‘Burning of schools abhorrent, unacceptable’

Srinagar: National Conference Working President and former chief minister Omar Abdullah today expressed disappointment and grief over incidents of schools being burnt in various parts of the Valley and said this was an abhorrent ploy to destroy the future of our children.  In a statement issued to PTK, Omar Abdullah said the Administration is responsible […]

Letting Dalai Lama Visit Arunachal Will Damage Relations,China Warns India

BEIJING: The Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh in March will damage India’s relationship with China, Beijing has warned today. The invitation to the “Dalai Lama for activity in the disputed areas between China and India will only damage peace and stability of the border areas as well as the bilateral relationship between China and India,” […]

Iraqi volunteer fighters launch Mosul operation

MOSUL/BAGHDAD:Volunteer fighters from Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi, also known as the Popular Mobilization Units, have begun an offensive to take back Mosul from Daesh terrorists. Ahmad al-Assadi, a spokesman for the forces, said Saturday the operation aims to cut supplies between Mosul and Raqqah in Syria and tighten the siege against Daesh and liberate the town of Tal Afar. […]

Expelled Indian diplomat leaves for India

NEW DELHI:An expelled Indian High Commission official left Pakistan to return to India on Friday night, Express News reported. Declaring Surjeet Singh persona non grata, Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday gave the Indian diplomat 48 hours to leave the country. Relations between Pakistan and India, which have already been strained by ongoing tensions, hit a new low after New […]

Yasin Malik released from Central jail, will address media today

Srinagar: The government on Saturday released JKLF chairman Yasin Malik from Central Jail Srinagar. The release of the top separatist leader has come just a day after Sinha led Delegation completed its three day visit to Kashmir. Sources told KNS that JKLF chairman Yasin Malik after being shifted from SKIMS Soura to Central Jail Srinagar Friday […]

We are without salaries from last two years: Safaiwallas

Srinagar:  As many as 20 employees working on regular/temporary basis the health department are without salaries ever since there were engaged in the department in district Budgam. “We have not received any salary from the last two years. On last Eid, we were promised by our higher ups that you will get some part of […]

No free air, toilets, Drinking water at petrol pumps

Srinagar: Majority of the petrol pumps in Jammu & Kashmir are violating the central and state government guidelines that are supposed to be provided to customers. These petrol pumps are short of basic facilities like, Drinking water, Toilets, adequate fire safety measures and other necessary facilities. Moreover at some of the petrol pumps, the air […]

Mehbooba Mufti Has Lost The Plot, Says Hurriyat-M

SRINAGAR: Making scathing attacks on Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti over her speech in the Police Academy Udhampur, Hurriyat(m) says she has lost the plot. Through her utterances, the statement issued here said, she repeatedly “betrays her ignorance disconnect and arrogance with regard to the subjugated people of Kashmir whom she is supposedly ruling”. “She […]

‘Political uncertainty in India because of India’s reluctance to solve Kashmir’

Srinagar:  Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani today expressed concern over the loss of precious lives in recent shelling on the line of control (LoC) and said unless Kashmir dispute is resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of people, the risk of collision between the two nuclear powers will remain, which will […]