Aiyar Team Calls on Geelani, Mirwaiz

Srinagar: A delegation led by senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar called on Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shabir Ahmed Shah separately here on Thursday. JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik had not meet the visiting  delegation when this report was filed late on Thursday.   However a JKLF spokesman said that […]

Army Commander Reviews Security Situation

Srinagar: The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen D Anbu today visited the formations and units in North and South Kashmir for a review of the prevailing security situation.  The Army commander interacted with the troops on ground and emphasised on the need for undertaking relentless intelligence based operations to sustain pressure on the terrorist organisations.  […]

‘Human Shield’ Moves SHRC

Srinagar: Shawl weaver, Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was used by army as human shield on election day last month has filed a complaint in State Human Rights Commission here against the officer responsible for tying him to bonnet of a jeep with ropes and parading him through villages.  An official of SHRC confirmed that Farooq […]

Hoax News of Student Bus Crash Sparks Panic

Poonch: People heaved a sigh of relief after a school bus with 40 children on board, that was believed to have met with an accident in Rajouri district, returned with all its occupants safe and sound. “The bus has returned safely. All school children are safe,” additional superintendent of police for Poonch sector Masroor Mir […]

Those Who Boycotted Kashmiris ShouldnÂ’t Talk Of Peace: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Thursday lashed out at BJP leader and Minister in the PMO, Dr. Jitender Singh and said faces and voices of repeated communal conspiracies against Kashmir shouldn’t talk of stability and peace.  Talking to reporters at the sidelines of a party event in Srinagar, NC spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu claimed that the […]

Constable Missing for 11 Days:KPs Demand CBI Probe

Jammu: Hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits today held demonstrations in Jammu city to protest against the police failure to trace a constable who went missing from Kupwara district 11 days ago and demanded a CBI probe into it. Over 500 Kashmiri Pandits assembled at Press club premises here and held protest demonstration against the failure of […]

Mehbooba Conducts Whirlwind Tour of Kulgam District

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Thursday visited various parts of Kulgam district. She listened to the problems of the people and issued on the spot directions for the redressal of the same. The Chief Minister visited Kellam, Qazigund, Devsar, Mir Bazaar, Your Khushipora and conducted an extensive tour of Kund area. At Qazigund, the Chief […]

Delhi Says No Talks With Hurriyat For Now

New Delhi: Union government Thursday ruled out any talks with the separatists in Jammu and Kashmir, at least for now. “In this current atmosphere of violence, we will not hold talks with separatists who are instigating violence. Not for now,” Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told a TV channel. Jaitley said the government will definitely talk […]

State Football Academy whistles into action

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir first state owned football academy was Thursday launched officially by Minister for IT and Sports Imran Raza Ansari at Synthetic Turf TRC Ground that houses the academy. The academy owned by J&K State Sports Council is first of its kind will see aspiring footballers get skill and fitness training under ace […]

Bali wants youth to take part in sports

SRINAGAR:  The J&K Health & Medical Education Department will organize a State level Football Tournament in the Valley, most probably in the months of July-August this year-Khelo Sehat Ke Liye- in its bid to give boost to the sports activities and channelizing the energy of youth in positive direction, an official statement said Thursday. The […]

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