NIA Summons Bar Chief Again,Lawyers To Go On Strike From Sept-14

Srinagar—National Investigation Agency has again summoned president Kashmir High Court Bar Association Mian Qayoom to its headquarters in New Delhi on September 14. To protest protest “harassment” to its president, lawyers’ body announced that its members shall stay away from court work from Thursday till Qayoom returns. A spokesman of the lawyers’ body said a […]

GOI Trying to Regain Faith of Kashmiris, Says Rajnath Singh

Jammu—The government is trying to regain the faith of people of Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday and sought support of all political parties and stakeholders to resolve the problems of the state. Singh, on the last leg of his four-day tour of the state, said the security situation in Kashmir is […]

Observer Staffer Bereaved

Srinagar—Muhammad Maqbool Dar, father of Kashmir Observer staffer, Waseem Maqbool Dar passed away at SKIMS Soura on Sunday morning after brief Illness.   The staff of Kashmir Observer have expressed condolences with the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul.   A condolence meeting was chaired by KO Editor-in-Chief, Sajjad Haider and was attended by […]

Carry the assurance forward

Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement that the centre will not go against the sentiments of the people of Kashmir on Article 35A has gone a long way to relax the tension that was building up in Valley over the apprehended repeal of the law. Both Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and the opposition leader Omar Abdullah […]

Naqash Pays Surprise Visit to Barzalla Drug Store

Srinagar—Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash Tuesday conducted a surprise visit of a provincial drug store here at Barzalla. She took stock of various drugs and reviewed the availability of various surgical equipments available at the store.  The Minister also inspected the availability of medicines, surgical instruments, and life-saving […]

AI Reschedules Srinagar Hajj Flights

Srinagar—To ensure that the Srinagar bound Hajj flights arrive early in the day, the Air India (AI) has redrawn its flight schedule from today. This follows the intervention of the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti in the matter and the strong note she took over the delay caused in the landing of first Hajj flight at […]

Governor inaugurates National Conference on “Emerging perspectives In Nursing Care”

Srinagar—Governor N.N. Vohra today inaugurated the two day National Conference on “Emerging Perspectives in Nursing Care” which has been organized by the Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) at the Sher-i- Kashmir International Conference Centre. Welcoming the participants in the Conference who have come from medical care institutions from all over India, Governor observed that […]

K Resolution Lies in Indian Independence Act: Geelani

Srinagar—Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani on Monday reiterated his stand that Kashmir is a humanitarian issue which can be peacefully resolved through the Indian Independence Act of 1947, that can guarantee peace and over all prosperity for more than one billion population living in subcontinent. “The escalating tension between two nuclear powers of […]

Poonch-Rawalakot bus services completes 2-month suspension

Jammu—The weekly cross-LoC bus service along the Poonch-Rawalkot road has completed two months of suspension as India and Pakistan failed to reach a consensus for resumption of the service aimed at facilitating meeting of the divided families, officials said. The bus service was suspended on July 10 in the aftermath of the intense shelling by […]

Panthers Party asks Rajnath to ensure deportation of Rohingyas from Jammu

Jammu—Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) Monday asked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to pass an order for a time-bound deportation of illegally settled Rohingya and Bangladeshi Muslims from the Jammu region. The Home Minister, who is here on the second leg of his four-day visit of the state, has expressed willingness to meet […]

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