Students’ Protest Against NIA Summons to KU Scholar

Srinagar: The summoning of a PHD scholar by National Investigation Agency (NIA) sparked an anti-India protest at Kashmir University on Tuesday. Aala Fazili, the Kashmir University scholar was summoned by the India’s premier investigation agency NIA on Friday along with trade leader, Muhammad Yasin Khan, in the alleged funding case. Eyewitnesses said that students from […]

ERA To Thrown Open Mehjoor Nagar Bridge By December

Srinagar: Mehjoor Nagar Bridge that was supposed to be thrown open for public in June this year may likely to miss another deadline of December as the work on it is going at snail’s pace. The bridge connects several south city areas with the city centre. The route is also used by commuters coming from […]

Cleanliness drive of Jhelum embankments launched

Srinagar—Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today kick-started cleanliness drive of river Jhelum embankments from Panth Chowk to Chattabal Veir under nationwide sanitation campaign ‘Swatchta Hi Seva’. Chairman SICOP, Deputy Director Planning, officers from SMC, I&FC and other concerned officials were present on this occasion. The cleanliness drive was organized by SMC and Irrigation & […]

Sinha Group Urges GOI to Operationalise Its Positive Statements

Srinagar—With the Centre’s hard stance on all things Kashmir gradually softening, as is evident from Union Home Ministers willingness for talks and BJP leaderships recent overtures, the Yashwant Sinha-led ‘Concerned Citizens Group’ Monday issued a statement expressing hope that these statements are not just hot air. The group emphasised on how important it is to […]

Infant Deaths at GB Pant Back on HC Radar

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed Medical Superintendent of GB Pant to provide details about the infant mortality rate at the children hospital since 2012 till date. The directions were passed by a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey after perusing a status report filed […]

Militant Commander Qayoom Najjar killed on LOC

Srinagar—A militant who was killed Monday morning while infiltrating into Kashmir Valley from Lachipora area of Baramulla district along Line of Control has been identified as Kashmir’s longest surviving militant Qayoom Najjar. Official sources confirmed that the militant who was killed in Lacchipora is Abdul Qayoom Najjar. Qayoom was a resident of Sopoe area of […]

Attack on Army Post ‘Foiled’ in Kupwara

Srinagar—An attack on army post by armed intruders suspected to be from Pakistan army’s Border Action Team (BAT) has been reportedly repelled in Kupwara district of north Kashmir near Line of Control. Defence sources said that a group of 6-7 militants attempted an attack on army post near Gutthur in Keran sector adjacent to Hayhama […]

HC Seeks Details of 10-Year-Old Pending Cases

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday sought details about pendency and disposal of civil and criminal cases pending for over ten years in sub-ordinate courts in the state. In a communication to all Principal District and Session Judges, Registrar General asked them to provide by Thursday details of pendency of their courts as […]

Unabated Braid Chopping Incidents: Protest, Shutdown in Kulgam

Kulgam—The unabated braid-chopping incidents sparked a spontaneous shutdown in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district while a large number of people hit to roads and staged a massive protest against such incidents and army’s alleged help to the culprits involved in the acts. Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS that all the shops and business establishments remained shut […]

MLA Not Allowed To Attend Discussion on Kashmir

Srinagar—Independent MLA Engineer Sheikh Rasheed was yet again deported back to Srinagar from Banihal Monday when he was on his way to Jammu, where he had to attend a round table conference to discuss the way forward in resolving Kashmir issue. “At 2 am today, a heavy contingent of police stopped Er Rasheed at Banihal […]

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