Kashmir Not a Muslim Vs Hindu Issue: Mirwaiz

Even as the unrest in Kashmir continues, the Hurriyat Conference is facing challenges from two sides. On one side the National Investigation Agency is probing Hurriyat leaders for alleged money laundering. On the other side, former Hizbul Mujahideen commander and presently the head of an Al Qaeda affiliate, Zakir Musa, is presenting the struggle in […]

DC Shopian reviews implementation of GST in District

Shopian—The District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad Saturday convened a meeting with Traders association here at District Administrative Shopian.   The meeting was intended to discuss the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the district.   The meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer, Chief Accounts Officer district Fund Office, Assistant Treasury Officer, […]

Significance of 18th Zilhaj

Ten years after the migration and on the last days of Dhu al-Qi’dah, Prophet of Islam (Pbuh) moved from Madinah to Makkah for Hajj. He only once attended Hajj rituals, a few months before his passing. Since this Hajj took place in the last year of his life, he made his farewells to people. The […]

Here’s why Kashmiris Are Beautiful People (Inside Out)

Just recently saw an “Ambitchous”(striving to be more bitchy than average) Major on Indian media with knowledge limited to Youniverse (knowledge about oneself only, also such a person is called “GUPAN” in Kashmiri) on a programme asking why Kashmiris have red cheeks and why they look healthy and beautiful. In that nonversation (completely worthless conversation) […]

Saudi Arabia, Qatar leaders’ phone call falls through over ‘distortion of facts’

Riyadh—Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of “distorting facts” soon after a phone call between the rulers of both countries offered hope of a breakthrough in the three-month-old Gulf crisis. Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, spoke to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to express interest in talks, […]

India’s first all-women naval crew on around-the-globe mission

New Delhi—A team of six naval officers is starting a historic and gruelling around-the-world mission on Sunday, the first circumnavigation of the globe by an Indian all-female crew. Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, who is leading the voyage which will begin in the western state of Goa, told AFP the project was “revolutionary” in bringing women to the […]

Mehbooba asks BGSBU to come up as an important learning-Centre in JK

Srinagar—Appreciating its flight on the academic canvas, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri to come up as an important centre of learning in the region and the State. Chairing a meeting to review the functioning of the university here today, the Chief Minister appreciated the progress registered by […]

LeT condemns grenade attack on civilians

Srinagar—Mahmood Shah, Chief Lashkar-e-Taiba, has strongly condemned the grenade blast in Jahangir Chowk and said that such an act provides the unworthiness of Indian forces in Jammu Kashmir. The freedom Fighters have always targeted Indian forces, while no civilian has ever been the victim. The unity and harmony between Mujahideen and local population stands stronger […]

Budgam shuts against NIA raid at Aga Hasan’s residence

Budgam—Normal life was disrupted in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district after people observed a shutdown against NIA raid at the residence of pro-freedom and religious leader Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi. Reports said that shops and business establishments remained shut while transport remained off the roads. Besides, the main town of Budgam, shutdown was also observed […]

MCI guidelines on generic drugs being flouted in J&K: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors in Jammu and Kashmir prescribe brand- name drugs in violation to the recommendations of the Medical Council of India (MCI) which mandates prescribing of generic drugs, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) said in a press communiqué on Friday. President DAK Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan said while the MCI has made prescription of generic drugs compulsory, doctors […]

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