Delhi Pushing People To Wall: Hurriyat

Srinagar—Rejecting allegations levelled by NIA against resistance camp, Hurriyat Conference on Thursday said that India through a well thought out plan was pushing people & resistance leaders to wall. “It is a ploy to suppress freedom sentiments, said Hurriyat, & through these arbitrary measures, Indian authorities are harassing leadership”, added Hurriyat. Cautioning Delhi and local […]

HarperCollins Publishes English Version of ‘Gul Gulshan Gulfaam’ 

Srinagar—The English-translated version of celebrated Kashmiri broadcaster, filmmaker and novelist Pran Kishore’s highly-acclaimed novel ‘Gul Gulshan Gulfam’ will be released at a gala function in Pune on Saturday.   The novel, translated into English by eminent Kashmiri writer Shafi Shouk and published by HarperCollins, will be released by renowned Bollywood actor Tom Alter while leading actor […]

Statistics Bill for JK ‘Unconstitutional’: Oppn

Srinagar—Opposition political parties in the state Thursday said that the passing of the Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill in the Parliament and directly extending it to Jammu and Kashmir is “unconstitutional and dishonesty” of the BJP-led government in New Delhi. “It is violation of constitution as the bill is passed without the concurrence of the […]

Al-Qaeda Names Zakir Musa as Kashmir Chief

Srinagar—Zakir Musa, currently one of the most prominent faces of the militancy in Kashmir, has been named by the al-Qaeda as the head of its first branch in Jammu and Kashmir, according to London based newspaper ‘The Guardian’. The announcement of the establishment of India chapter called, Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind is the deepest inroad al-Qaida has […]

No Room for Al-Qaeda In Kashmir: Hizb

Srinagar—Hours after the Qaeda announcement, Hizbul Mujahedin chief Syed Salahuddin said, “there is no scope or room for any international organisations like Daesh (Islamic State) and Al Qaeda, we don’t need them nor is there any necessity for their presence”. Salahudin, who also heads militant combine, UJC said: “We fight for azadi and Islam. We […]

3 More Gunned Down on LOC

Gurez—Army on Thursday claimed that it gunned down three militants when they were trying to infiltrate into this part of Kashmir in Gurez Valley of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. A Srinagar-based defence spokesman, Col. Rajesh Kalia said three militants were killed after army foiled an infiltration bid in Gurez. He said the operation was in […]

Drama In SKIMS-Soura:Senior Doc Ransacks Office of MS,Police Files FIR

Srinagar:- Police on Thursday said that they have lodged a complaint against a senior Doctor of Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura for allegedly ‘manhandling’ Deputy Medical Superintend of the institute on Monday. According to reports, Dr. Sameer Naqash, who happens to be close relative of MoS Health & Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash on […]

Minimum Qualification for Legislators:J&K High Court Dismisses Plea

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has “dismissed as withdrawn” a Public Interest Litigation, seeking minimum qualification for members of the state legislature.   A division bench of Chief Justice, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey observed that it’s the prerogative of the state legislature to set the minimum qualification for candidates to […]

NIA Now Summons Geelani’s Son, 29 Others for Questioning

Srinagar—National Investigation Agency? (NIA) on Thursday issued summons to the elder son of Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani for questioning in alleged terror-funding case. 29 others have also been summoned on charges of funding terror activities the state. NIA sources were quoted by IANS as saying that the summons had been issued to […]

Ganga chairs 99th BoD meeting of JKCL

Srinagar—Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, Thursday chaired the 99th Board of Directors (BoD) meeting of Jammu & Kashmir Cements Limited (JKCL). The Minister called for comprehensive proposals for actions to be taken with regard to sustained profit-making and finalization of accounts. He also called for exploring ways to make the Company’s units […]

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