Mufti’s vision alone can address J&K, Indo-Pak situations: Mehbooba

Jammu: People Democratic Party President, and Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said the emerging scenario in Jammu & Kashmir and the subcontinent can be addressed best by executing and following the vision of late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed. She said her party’s agenda has always been dialogue and discourse and not war mongering. Addressing a meeting […]

SHRC directs authorities to provide medical care to prisoners

Srinagar: Taking note of the report filed by the SP State Human Rights Commission regarding the ill-treatment given to the Kashmiri political prisoners in Baramulla Jail, Chairman SHRC Justice Bilal Ahmed Nazki has directed Deputy Commissioner Baramulla and Chief Medical Officer Baramulla to ensure that a doctor should visit the jail at least once a […]

Hurriyat (G) condemns continuous siege of Jamia Masjid Srinagar,arrest of leaders

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Friday condemned the government’s decision of not allowing its chairman Syed Ali Geelani to offer Friday prayer, continuous siege of the Jamia Masjid Srinagar, arrest of pro-freedom leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik. In a statement issued to GNS, the conglomerate said Geelani tried to reach Jamia Masjid […]

Kashmir’s Tajamul Becomes Kick Boxing World Champion At 8, Creates History

SRINAGAR: A little girl from Bandipora has become world champion in Kick Boxing and has created history in winning a gold medal in the game under the age of eight (8). Tajamul Islam, a class two student, is in Italy where she participated in World Kick Boxing Championship which witnessed participation of ninety countries. Sharing […]

Malik shifted to Central jail on remand up to Nov 16: JKLF

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday said that the amalgam chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik was shifted to Srinagar’s central jail on remand up to Nov 16. Malik was arrested by police on Thursday and was shifted to central jail Srinagar. The JKLF spokesman in a statement issued to KNS said that immediately […]

Comm Secy Edu reviews examination preparedness, flagship programmes

SRINAGAR: Commissioner Secretary School Education Department, Shaleen Kabra, today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements put in place for the conduct of board examinations and implementation of various flagship programmes under Education Sector. Director School Education, Chairman BOSE, Additional Secretary School Education, Joint Directors and other senior officers from Directorate of School Education attended […]

Day 126 : Govt Seals Grand Mosque For 18th Consecutive Friday

SRINAGAR: Authorities in the Old City Friday sealed all entry points leading to the historic Jamia Masjid disallowing thus the mandatory congregational prayers for the eighteenth consecutive here today. According to the reports, all roads leading to Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta, Srinagar, were closed with concertina wire while the top cleric and Hurriyat (M) chairman, […]

Protests 2016: Why A Hardline Approach By The State Will Not Work?

It is now increasingly apparent that the separatist duo- Yasin Mallik and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq- appeared to have been released by the state in an effort to break the impasse that has descended upon Kashmir. Neither Mallik nor Mirwaiz, however, did or said anything that could break the logjam. Given this, the state has rearrested […]

Track II Diplomacy:Centre Must Act On Recommendations Of Sinha’s Delegation

NEW DELHI: The report filed by a high-profile delegation led by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha hasn’t really offered any fresh roadmap for resolving the prevailing political crisis in Kashmir. However, the report talks frequently about diverse voices calling for finding a political solution to the crisis, but is New Delhi willing to listen to […]

‘In Kashmir Every Other Person Is A Leader’

Srinagar: Former chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) and Muslim Conference Chairman, Professor Abdul Gani Bhat, Friday warned  if the people of Kashmir didn’t have a deeper understanding of things, they would achieve nothing.  “You won’t get anything if you don’t have deeper understanding of the situation,” he said apparently pointing towards the present […]

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