Anantnag, Shopian DC’s Urge People Not To Walk On Frozen Water Bodies

SHOPIAN —Deputy Commissioner Dr Owais Ahmed today issued an advisory asking people not to walk or play over the frozen parts of water bodies as it can prove dangerous. The advisory has been issued as several water bodies in the district have frozen due to sub-zero temperature. He said it is dangerous and potentially life-threatening […]

SAC Approves First Ever Drug De-Addiction Policy For J&K

JAMMU —The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here Friday under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the first-ever drug de-addiction policy in Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said. The policy lays out a comprehensive action plan for addressing the drug addiction issue in its entirety, he said. Advisors to […]

Receipt, Payment Of Money: Govt Issues Advisory For Officials

JAMMU —  Taking serious note of the reported violation of orders regarding transfer of government money into private/personal accounts of officers/officials, the Government today issued an advisory for its employees, calling them to strictly adhere to rules, regulations and orders governing the receipt of money, its custody and payment. “It is enjoined upon all the Administrative […]

‘Yaum-e-Taqadus’ Observed At Jamia Masjid

SRINAGAR — ‘Yaum-e-Taqadus’ was observed at the historic Jamia Masjid on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) with full religious zeal and dis­cipline, the JRL said. The program was presided over by the president of the Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Mas­jid, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in which leaders and representa­tives from various religious, social, and political organisa­tions participated […]

Avalanche Warning Issued In 9 Districts 

SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, on Friday issued an avalanche warning for nine districts of Kashmir division in view of the inclement weather and snowfall. The warning has been issued for the avalanche-prone areas in district Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh. As per a handout, the Divisional Commissioner has […]

Some Suspected Persons Using Islam To Divide Kashmiris: JRL

SRINAGAR — “Some elements misusing the name of Islam with suspect identity are playing mischief to divide people of Kashmir on religious ideology and sectarian lines alien to our land and movement,” Joint Resistance Leadership comprising both factions o Hurriyat Conference and JKLF said. According to a statement issued here by JRL, ‘Youm-e-Taqadus’ was observed at […]

Attempt To Link Struggle With Global Terror: Geelani

SRINAGAR — Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani said on Friday that the desecration of the Jamia Masjid was an attempt to link the indigenous struggle of Kashmiris to global terror groups. Addressing the Friday gathering at the Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Srinagar on telephone, Geelani said the desecration attempts by some […]

Mirwaiz Rebuts Rajnath Singh’s Dialogue Call 

SRINAGAR — Rebutting the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over his remarks that the Centre had offered ‘an unconditional dialogue to Hurriyat leadership’, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said there was no such offer from the present dispensation in New Delhi. Mirwaiz said contrary to the talks, Government of India wanted a military solution with a […]

Civilian Killed In Tral

SRINAGAR — A civilian was killed by unidentified gunmen in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.    The civilian who was critically injured in the attack and succumbed at SMHS hospital in Srinagar where he was referred to from local health facility  . An official at the SMHS said that Simranjeet Singh son […]

Thousands Turn Up In Funeral Of 3 Militants In Tral 

SRINAGAR — Despite bone-chilling cold, thousands of people on Friday participated in the funeral prayers of three militants killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.  Witnesses said that multiple funerals were held for the slain militants at their native areas of Chursoo and Laribal where […]

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