Seeking abrogation of Art 370 amounts to disrespecting Indian Constitution: Rasheed

Srinagar—Reacting to RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat’s demand of making constitutional amendments for abrogating Article 370 and other related provisions, Awami Ittehad Party Chairperson and MLA Langate Er Rasheed has said that though there is nothing new in what Bhagwat has stated but the demand of demolishing Article 370 is itself an evidence that RSS and […]

Madrassa Teacher Held For Sodomy

Srinagar—Police Saturday said it has arrested a Darul Uloom teacher for allegedly sodomising his student. Police Station Achabal received a written complaint from one person (name withheld) that a teacher had unnatural sex with his brother at a Darul Uloom in Achabal. Soon after the complaint, a police team headed by SHO Achabal arrested the accused […]

CM directs Police, divisional admn: ‘Nab culprits involved in braid chopping’

Srinagar— Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday issued strict instructions to the divisional administration and Police to nab the culprits found involved the braid chopping incidents in the State. The Chief Minister chaired a meeting of senior civil and police officers in this regard here today. Mehbooba Mufti asked the DGP to constitute special teams in […]

CM joins Urs Ceremony at Shahdara Sharief

Rajouri—Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti who was on a day’s tour to the area, visited the shrine of Hazrat Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah at Shahadara Sharief and paid her obeisance there. The Chief Minister joined the annual urs celebrations at the shrine which are being observed on 9th and 10th of Muharram every year. Mehbooba Mufti […]

KAS officers to hold elections for office bearers

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service Officers Association (JKASOA), has issued an election notification to elect its office bearers and executive counselors of the Association on 24th of October 2017. According to the notification, apart from the post of President, Vice President, General Secretary, Treasurer and Publicity Secretary, ten members will be elected as counselors on […]

Veeri Releases Qasim Sajad’s ‘Lamhaat Kay Saath’

Anantnag—Minister for Revenue, Abdul RehmanVeeri, Saturday released a book titled Lamhaat Kay Saath authored by journalist Qasim Sajad at a function held at Dak Bungalow here. Special edition of Sajad’s Urdu weekly Shihab titled ‘Ye Kashmir Kis Ka Hai’ was also released on the occasion. MLA Homshalibugh, Abdul Majeed Bhat, DC Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik, […]

Shia mourners carry pro-Kashmir messages in Muharram procession at Budgam

Budgam—Shia Muslims here opted a new way of protest by wearing pro-Kashmir armbands, badges and T-shirts during Muharram procession in central Kashmir’s Budgam township on Saturday.   “From Burma to Nigeria, from Yemen to Syria, from Palestine to Kashmir Karbala is Alive! only we need to stand like Hussain (AS)” reads a T-shirt of mourner. […]

Tassaduq Mufti Conducts grievance redressal camps

Ladakh—Coordinator Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti, conducted a series of grievance redressal camps in Ladakh region during which he reviewed availability of basic amenities to people of the region. At Drass, the Coordinator took stock of various developmental works. Issues like winter transportation along with up-gradation of schools, deficiency of staff in hospitals and […]

Bear mauls man to death

Srinagar—A 75-year-old man was mauled to death on Saturday by a bear in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said. Police said Nazir Ahmad Chauhan was attacked by the wild animal in Chichinar village, injuring him critically. He later succumbed to injuries in a hospital. The human-animal conflict has been on the increase in Kashmir for […]