Bandipora-Srinagar road gets approval, people expresses gratitude to MLA  

BANDIPORA: The long pending demand of the people of Bandipora fulfilled, on Wednesday after Srinagar-Bandipora road got approval under Central Road Funds(CRF) by Central Government.  As per the official reports received from MLA Bandipora , The road which connects Bandipora with the summer capital Srinagar got approval from central government. Locals of Bandipora said that […]

Sikh body blames successive Govts’ of 'betrayal'

Srinagar : Accusing successive government of betraying Sikh community by not granting them minority status in the state, All Party Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) today said that it will not campaign for any political party during the bypolls in Anantnag and Srinagar Parliamentary constituencies next month. Meanwhile, the Sikh group also warned of a state wide […]

With the onset of spring in Kashmir, temp witnesses major improvement  

Srinagar,: With the onset of spring, the maximum and minimum temperatures havewitnessed major improvement in Kashmir valley, where wet weather is predicted from tomorrow for 48 hours.  However, the border town of Kargil was the only place in the region with a sub-zero night temperature. People in this town shivered after the night temperature settled […]

Polling stations relocated in Srinagar

SRINAGAR:  According to the District Election Officer Srinagar, polling stations within the assembly segments of district Srinagar have been relocated for the convenience of electorates . The polling stations in Hazratbal Assembly segment 1-Dagapora Anchar has been shifted from Government Middle School Dagapora Anchar to Government High School Dangerpora, 2-Umerhair Pati Anchar from Government Middle […]

War of Words Escalates Between India and Pakistan

NEW DELHI: With simmering discontent in Kashmir rearing its head again New Delhi and Islamabad Thursday entered into verbal duals, accusing each other of fuelling the unrest. The ratcheting up of the rhetoric have belied hopes of an early thaw in the bilateral relations as was expected post UP elections. Jitendra Singh, MoS in Prime […]

Nawaz Asked To Raise Kashmir at UN

MUZAFARABAD: Pakistan Controlled Kashmir (PcK) Prime Minister, Raja Farooq Haider, on Thursday called on Pakistan primer, Nawaz Sharif, to raise India’s “state sponsored terrorism” in Kashmir in the UN Security Council. “Across the world, even the oppressors cannot go beyond a certain limit in use of force against the oppressed. Indian troops have crossed all […]

India Using Kashmir To Oppose Silk Road Project: China

Beijing: India sees China’s Silk Road initiative as a geopolitical competition and is using the Kashmir issue as an “unfounded excuse” to oppose the ambitious project; Chinese state media on Thursday alleged and asked New Delhi to “abandon” its “cliche mentality”. “The official reason the Indian government rejected the offer to join the initiative (Silk […]

SHRC To Provide Artificial Limbs

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (HRC) has informed all the interested persons who require the artificial limbs to register their name, particulars and particulars of the limb required with the Commission before 23rd April, 2017. According to a statement issued by Secretary SHRC, the registration can be made in writing or […]

Youth Coming Near Encounter Sites Committing Suicide: DGP

SRINAGAR: Youths who storm encounter sites in the Valley to help trapped militants escape are committing suicide, said Jammu and Kashmir Police chief on Thursday and appealed them to refrain from such activity. “In the encounter, even security forces and police take cover of a bulletproof vehicle or a house. Youth coming to the encounter […]

‘Police Exercised Restraint’

SRINAGAR: A police spokesperson on Thursday claimed that “despite firing by militants” from among the demonstrators, security forces exercised maximum restraint to avoid civilian causalities in south Kashmir district of Kulgam last evening. A press release issued by JKP spokesperson early this morning said, “last evening an unlawful assembly of stone pelters and miscreants were […]