Curbs to continue in City parts today

Srinagar—According to the District Magistrate (Deputy Commissioner) Srinagar, restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC will remain in force under the jurisdictions of Police Stations Nowhatta, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Khanyar and Safakadal in district Srinagar on July 1 (Saturday) as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident. Pertinently Kashmir traders have given Kashmir Bandh […]

JK Police pay tributes to martyrs with a Pakistani song

Srinagar—When the going gets tough, the police go daft. Or so it seems, at least in the case of Jammu and Kashmir Police.  A song, which glorifies the Pakistan Air Force, has been used in a video to pay tributes to J&K Police personnel.  Sung by famed Pakistani boy Hammad Ali for the Pakistani forces, “meray wattan […]

Murder of DySP Pandit:Police Seeks Help in Tracing Lynch Mob

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police has sought help to identify the culprits involved in the lynching of Deputy SP Mohammad Ayoub Pandit. DySP Mohammad Ayoub, a resident of Nowpora, Srinagar, who was on access control duty at Jamia Masjid Nowhatta was cornered by an unlawful assembly of people and was lynched to death last week. In […]

Voice of Mirwaiz Being Chocked: Hurriyat

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) has strongly condemned the continuous house detention of the chairman of the amalgam, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and barring him from offering prayers and delivering the Friday sermon at Jamia Masjid.     The spokesman said caging the Hurriyat (M) chairman and confining him to his residence is without any reason and […]

Local Filmmakers to Organise Film Fest

Srinagar: Picks from national and international cinema will be shown during the six-day long film festival being held at Tagore Hall here from July 1. The festival is being organised by filmmakers, producers under the title of ‘Kashmir World Film Festival’ where at least 40 films will be shown to the film lovers. The festival […]

 Blast in IUST chemistry lab, 2 hurt

Awantipur: Two students of Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipur, were injured on Friday in a minor explosion at the Chemistry Lab of the University, in South Kashmir. Eye witnessed told Kashmir Observer, that the incident happened at about 12pm on Friday , when the students were doing experiments on chemicals, in Chemistry laboratory. Soon after […]

Drive to enrol left-out electors

Srinagar—According to the Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir, the Election Commission of India has ordered special drive to enroll the  left out electors in the Photo Electoral Rolls of all the Parliamentary/Assembly  Constituencies  of the  State  from July 1 to July 3l, 2017. The Final Photo Electoral Rolls, 2017 are available at District Headquarters/ERO offices/Tehsil Offices/Offices of the Srinagar […]

JK referendum row in Delhi LA

New Delhi—Deputy Speaker of the Delhi assembly Rakhi Birla on Friday ordered the Privileges Committee to look into BJP MLA Manjinder S. Sirsa’s claim that AAP leaders had asked for a referendum in Kashmir in the House during Thursday’s proceedings. Birla termed the claim a lie and as Sirsa had ‘lied’ about the House proceedings to the media and also tweeted it, […]

LA Speaker cancels panel meetings

Srinagar—In view of the Assembly session beginning from 4th of July, 2017, Speaker, J&K Assembly, Kavinder Gupta has cancelled all the meetings of Financial/House Committees and study tours/on spot inspections slated for the period from 2nd to 8th of July, 2017.

Arab states feud deepens as Turkish, Qatari ministers meet in Ankara

Ankara—Qatar’s defense minister held talks with his Turkish counterpart on Friday as the Gulf nation’s feud with four other major Arab states deepens amid a sweeping list of demands to Doha, including the closure of a Turkish military base there. Defense Ministry officials said Qatar’s Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah met with Turkey’s Fikri Isik in […]