KU, IUST Postpone All Exams For Today

Srinagar: Kashmir University, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora have postponed all examinations scheduled for tomorrow. “All Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on March 29, 2017 (Wednesday) are postponed. Fresh dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately, later,” said a KU spokesperson. “It is notified for the information of […]

12 Days to Go: Poll Atmosphere Missing

SRINAGAR: While by-polls to two Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir Valley are just 12 days away, the election related campaign from all the major political parties have remained limited to party offices, communities halls and government Dak Bungalows.  Leaving aside militancy hit South Kashmir, even in Central Kashmir, political parties including People’s Democratic Party, National […]

Babri dispute could trigger fresh riots

BJP Member Parliament Subramanian Swamy’s warning should be taken seriously that in case disputed site is given by Supreme Court to Muslims then it may not be possible to handle law and order problem in India.  BJP came in power at union and in many States only due to demolition of Babri Masjid and oppression […]

Chadoora Clashes: 3 Civilians Killed in Firing

 Chadoora Clashes: 3 Civilians Killed in Firing Srinagar:Three civilians were killed in government forces firing near encounter site in Durbugh village of Chadoora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Tuesday. A youth who had received a bullet in his neck during clashes near encounter site succumbed at SMHS hospital in Srinagar, sources said. The youth has been identified as Zahid Rashid […]

What militant funerals foretell

As the killing of two more militants at Padgampora and their massive funeral underlines, the situation in South Kashmir is only getting worse by the day. Soon after  Hizbul Mujahideen’s Shahbaz Ahmed Wani and  Farooq Ahmed Hura were killed in what police said was a “chance encounter”, thousands of people attended their nimaz-i-jinaza. What is […]

Who is Pakistan’s enemy number one?

Ask people around you to identify the three greatest threats facing Pakistan. Ordinary people, chatterbox anchors, mullahs, generals and politicians will name everything from corruption, bad governance and religious terrorism, to Indian and American conspiracies, and general moral decay. But few, if any, waste sleep worrying about the country’s exploding population. Some educated people do […]

JK Rowling and global jihad

  I, like ten million others, follow JK Rowling on Twitter. A steadfast mainstream liberal, her feed is a litmus-test of just how tired and clueless Britain is on any given day. I read her tweets with interest in the wake of the multiple murders committed last week by the British jihadi Khalid Masood, who […]

Banning laptops in cabin luggage won’t prevent terrorist attacks on planes

Introducing new security measures for the airline industry is rarely done lightly by governments. Certainly, it is underpinned by the responsibility to ensure passenger safety. But it’s not clear how effective the recent ban on laptops and large electronic devices in aircraft cabin baggage on flights from certain West Asian airports to the United States […]

No Shortage Of Ration In J&K: Paswan

NEW DELHI: With regard to shortage of ration and sugar in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan, Monday made it clear that they have godowns “full of essential commodities” even the Ministry has advised all state governments including Jammu Kashmir Government to take three months quota in […]

Devastating Fire Destroys 8 Houses In Chinar Bagh

SRINAGAR: At least eight residential houses were damaged in a massive blaze that engulfed in Chinar Bagh locality of Srinagar on Monday morning, officials said. Officials said that six residential houses were fully damaged while two residential houses got damaged partially in the fire incident.   The houses according to the officials belonged to Shabir […]