43,845 new vehicles registered in Kashmir during 2016-17

Srinagar: As many as 43,845 new vehicles have been registered during the current fiscal year in Kashmir, where a total of 5.77 lakh vehicle are already plying on the roads. An official spokesperson here today said that till February, 43,845 vehicles have been registered, 1,374 rout permits issued and 28,473 rout permits renewed in Kashmir. […]

‘Concessions,Packages Will Not Solve Kashmir’; Dr Farooq Seeks Political Solution

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today termed Kashmir as a “political” issue which cannot be resolved through financial packages and other concessions but only through political means. “Kashmir is a political issue and it cannot be resolved through economic packages or other concessions. This crucial issue can be resolved only through political means,” he […]

Maqbool’s associate Wani dies in US

Srinagar: Senior separatist leader Nazir Ahmad Wani has died in United States. He breathed his last after brief illness on Friday March 17. Late Nazir Ahmad Wani was close associate of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat.    Nazir Ahmad Wani was founder of Armed Struggle in Kashmir under the banner of Al-Fatah in 1968. Later after his release from […]

Omar Flays Attack On Mediamen

Srinagar: National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Friday called Veteran Photojournalist and AFP Photographer Tauseef Mustafa and strongly condemned the assault on him by an officer of the J&K Police.  Inquiring about Tauseef’s well-being, Omar Abdullah said he strongly condemned the assault while demanding that the Government and the Police Leadership takes timely and […]

Valley Weather Turns Pleasant

Srinagar: Weather turned pleasant as sun came out much to the delight of the people, improving the maximum temperature, while the mercury during the night also remained above normal at majority of the places in Kashmir.  The border town of Kargil was the coldest place in the region at minus 7.2 degree, followed by ski […]

Mirwaiz Barred From Friday Prayers

Srinagar: Leaders of both the factions of the Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Moulvi Umar Farooq were put under house arrest after their release from detention last night. Mirwaiz, who is head priest of Kashmir was not allowed to reach Grand Mosque for Friday prayers during which he usually gives weekly sermon […]

Notification Issued for Anantnag Bye-Poll

JAMMU: The Election Commission of India (ECI) today issued notification of bye-elections to 3-Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency. As per the notification, March 24 has been fixed last date for filing of nominations. The scrutiny of papers will be held on March 27, while as the last date of withdrawal of candidature is March 29. Likewise, as per the notification, the elections […]

Iranians To Attend Hajj This Year

RIYADH:  Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, Saudi Arabia said on Friday, after an absence last year during tensions between the regional rivals. “The ministry of hajj and the Iranian organisation have completed all the necessary measures to ensure Iranian pilgrims perform hajj 1438 according to the procedures followed by all Muslim […]

Youth arrested under PSA for spreading rumours through social media

  SHOPIAN :  Police arrests a person allegedly for spreading rumours and of fake news to provoke people by using social media under Public safety Act (PSA) in Shopian.   Police said that the person identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Dar, 24 resident of Wandina Shopian was spreading rumours for malicious propaganda on using social media. […]

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