Sabzar Killing: Kashmir tense, situation under control

Srinagar: The situation in Kashmir remained tense but under control with authorities imposing curfew-like restrictions in most parts of the valley Sunday, fearing that the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat would spark trouble in the state. Barring a few incidents of stone pelting in Pulwama,Kulgam, Shopian and Sopore, the situation across the valley […]

Yasin Malik arrested, lodged in Central Jail Srinagar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Mohammad Yasin Malik was Sunday arrested and lodged in the Central Jail in Srinagar. The arrest comes a day after the JKLF chief visited the residence of two slain militants, including Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Sabzar Bhat, at Tral in South Kashmir district of Pulwama. A JKLF […]

Educational institutions to remain closed on Monday

Srinagar: All educational institutions in Kashmir valley will remain closed on Monday in the wake of law and order situation created following the killing of Hizb commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and his aide. Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G N Itoo said  that all schools and colleges will remain closed tomorrow (Monday) “All schools in […]

Restrictions to continue on Monday: Police

Srinagar: Authorities Sunday said that the restrictions will continue to be imposed in Kashmir on Monday to “maintain law and order” following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat in south Kashmir’s Tral on Saturday. Inspector General of Police Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Muneer Khan said that restrictions will continue to be imposed on […]

Petition in Pak SC seeks immediate execution of Jadhav

Islamabad: A petition has been filed in Pakistan’s Supreme Court seeking immediate execution of Indian prisoner on death row Kulbhushan Jadhav if he failed to get his capital punishment overturned. Muzamil Ali, a lawyer by profession, filed the petition yesterday through Advocate Farooq Naek – a leader of opposition Pakistan People’s Party and former Senate […]

Welcoming the blessed month

MUSLIMS will be observing the month of Ramazan today. Ramazan is the ninth month in the Hijri calendar. During this month, it is obligatory for all Muslims to fast from fajr (sunrise) to sunset. In an authentic hadith, Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Verily, there is […]

Rewarding Major Gogoi Against the Army’s Moral Fabric

Earlier this week, Major Leetul Gogoi’s decision to use a human shield in Kashmir led to him receiving a chief’s commendation card, without a citation sent by his unit and outside the traditional dates for giving commendations, August 15 and January. Responding to Gogoi’s actions, defence minister Arun Jaitley said that in such war zones, the soldier must […]

Can We Truly Reverse The Biology Of Ageing?

It was once a fringe topic for scientists and a pseudo-religious dream for others. But research into the biology of ageing, and consequently extending the lifespan of humans and animals, has become a serious endeavour. Ageing research is often promoted as the key to the “eternal fountain of youth”, or an “elixir of immortality”. But […]

JKEDI approves 619 cases under SCFS, YSLS

PULWAMA: Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) has approved 619 cases of aspiring entrepreneurs under different entrepreneurship development schemes today. The 102nd Steering Committee Meeting of Seed Capital Fund Scheme (SCFS) and 49th of Youth Startup Loan Scheme (YSLS) were held under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary, Labour & Employment Department Shaleen Kabra. The […]

Rs 400 Cr NMS at final stage of completion

SRINAGAR: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Friday convened a meeting of officers of National Mission on Saffron (NMS) to review the progress of the programme. The 400.11 crore rupees Saffron project is in the final stage of completion, which covers various components to increase the productivity of saffron. The meeting was informed that out […]