JRL Slams ‘Collaborators With Western Qualifications’ 

SRINAGAR — Joint Resistance Leaders (JRL) comprising of both factions of Hurriyat Conference headed by Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq besides JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik have expressed their grave concern over the recent statement of Indian army chief about using drone attacks in Kashmir. In a statement issued here, the JRL said that such […]

JK Bank Staff Continue Protest Against Turning It Into PSU

SRINAGAR — Hundreds of employees of Jammu and Kashmir Bank continued their protests on Friday demanding rollback of the government decision to turn the bank into a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU). Continuing their demand of the revocation of order passed by the State Administrative Council (SAC), employees staged a protest outside the Zonal Headquarters of the […]

Shankaracharya Concrete Route A Stupid Idea: Omar

SRINAGAR — Reacting to a decision to turn famous Shankaracharya trekking route into a concrete path, former chief minister and vice president of National Conference, Omar Abdullah, on Friday called it “a stupid idea”. He said that the temple has already a motorable road. Taking to a social networking site Twitter Omar wrote: “Whose stupid idea is […]

Advisor Seeks Early Redressal of Public Grievances

SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma, Friday asked the officers to ensure the timely disposal of public grievances. He issued these directions at a public outreach programme here which was convened by the Governor’s Grievance Cell. The officers in the cell met several public delegations and individuals who apprised him with their issues and […]

Man Arrested For Sending Obscene SMSes To Girl  

SRINAGAR —The Srinagar police have arrested a man for threatening and sending obscene SMSes to a girl in Nishat area of Srinagar. The father of a girl approached police station Nishat with a complaint that one person Muzaffar Ahmed Mughal resident of Rajouri is sending obscene content to his daughter on her mobile number. The […]

Imran Bowled ‘Googly’ At India: Pakistan FM  

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had put India in a conundrum with the move to open the Kartarpur border corridor. Qureshi, speaking at a ceremony in Islamabad to mark the first 100-day performance of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, said that PM Imran had “bowled […]

Turn secular, Gen Rawat Tells Pakistan

NEW DELHI  — Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said Pakistan must ‘curtail terror activities on its soil and develop itself as a secular state’ if it wanted cordial relations with India. Rawat was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Passing Out Parade of the 135th course at the National Defence Academy (NDA) here. […]

Sheikh-ul- Alam Boys Hostels Celebrate Annual Day 

SRINAGAR  —The Sheikh-ul- Alam boys hostels celebrated the annual day on the theme “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel” in the premises of hostels at Zakura campus of University of Kashmir.  The program was organized by boarders of the hostels in collaboration with university administration in which Vice Chancellor […]

Mirwaiz Welcomes: Reflects ‘True Reality’  

SRINAGAR — Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday welcomed the former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik’s statement calling for among others tripartite dialogue among India, Pakistan and Kashmiris. “The statement on Kashmir by ex Norwegian PM Mr  Kjell Magne Bondevik who recently visited the valley,  reflects the true reality of the […]

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