Dr Farooq Has ‘No Expectations’

Srinagar—Former chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said he did not expect anything at all to come out of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to Kashmir Valley. “I have no expectation at all. He will come, he will meet as he had done before. He led a delegation of MPs (earlier). What happened to […]

Kashmir Rallies in Solidarity with Rohingya

Srinagar—Protests and rallies were witnessed across Kashmir Valley against oppression unleashed on the hapless Rohingya people by the Myanmar government, here on Friday. Protests were reported from the length and breadth of Valley even from Chenab Valley of Jammu region. Earlier peaceful rallies were carried out to denounce Buddhist terrorism in Myanmar against innocent Muslims […]

JRL to Go Ahead with NIA Programme

Srinagar—The Joint Resistance Leadership will leave for New Delhi Saturday to court arrest before NIA Headquarters and to stage protest sit-in against NIA raids. JRL in a statement said that Mirwaiz and Malik will reach Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani’s residence at Hyderpora first and then will proceed towards New Delhi at 1 pm. Their […]

Let Them Move to Delhi: DGP

Srinagar—The state government Friday set free JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik sending a clear signal that it was not averse to ‘Joint Resistance Leadership’ traveling to Delhi on Saturday. Malik was released from the Central Jail in Srinagar where he was lodged a day earlier after his arrest. With his release, the state government has made […]

HC Raps SDA for ‘Ruining Natural Beauty’ of Sonamarg

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday pulled up Chief Executive Officer of Sonamarg Development Authority for rampant constructions in Sonamarg meadows and called for need to protect it from further destruction. As soon as the hearing of a Public Interest Litigation started, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmad and Justice […]

Govt Given 3 Months to Regulate State Services

Srinagar—The state high court Friday granted three months to the government for framing amended rules regulating the recruitment and conditions of services of the members of state services. As a related case came up for hearing before a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, advocate general submitted that […]

Striking Lawyers to Resume Work Today

Srinagar: Hours after High Court Bar Association President Mian Abdul Qayoom was released by NIA, he presided over the General Body meeting, with the lawyers deciding to resume the work from Saturday. The senior lawyer arrived from Delhi in the morning after being questioned by NIA for two days. A lawyer told KNS that Mian Qayoom […]

Pulwama Sports Festival concludes

Pulwama—The Closing ceremony of Pulwama Sports Festival was held at DPL Pulwama on Friday.   DC Pulwama G.M. Dar accompanied by SSP Pulwama  Mohammad Aslam was the Chief Guest onthe occasion.   Games including Cricket, Volleyball, Carrom, Kho-Kho, Football, Kabaddi, short put, Tug of war, karate, Race 200/100mtrs, Javelin Throw and Discuss Throw were played […]

Rajnath Singh on 4 Day Kashmir Trip, ‘Ready to Meet Anyone’

New Delhi—Ahead of his visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said he is going there with an “open mind” and is ready to meet anyone who wishes to interact with him as the government wants resolution of all the problems. During his four-day visit beginning tomorrow, Singh will travel to Srinagar, […]

Protests in Budgam against persecution of Rohingya Muslims

Budgam—Hundreds of people Friday protested in central Kashmir’s Budgam township to express solidarity with the oppressed Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar.   Carrying placards condemning Myanmarian establishment, protesters marched from central Imam Bargah to main chowk and vice versa. [[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”24002″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”}]] Addressing the gathering,  president Anjuman Shari Shian and senior Hurriyat leader Agha Syed Hassan castigated the Burmese government which desperately […]

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