Thousands Attend Multiple Funerals of 6 Militants In Shopian, Pulwama 

SRINAGAR — More than thirty rounds of funerals were offered by thousands of people on Wednesday for six militants including the brother of an IPS officer in Shopian and Pulwama districts in south Kashmir. These rounds of funeral prayers were held to accommodate a huge rush of mourners who had marched to the native villages […]

No Perk Can Compel Us For Any Compromise: Geelani

SRINAGAR — The pro-Indian politicians have turned into political leaches and Jammu and Kashmir’s young generation is determined to “get out of the unholy yolk of slavery at any cost”, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani said on Wednesday.  “When young blood is so enthusiastic to achieve their goal, no power on earth can force […]

Repression Pushing Youth to Take to Gun: Mirwaiz  

SRINAGAR — Stating that youth are pushed to wall by extreme repression, Hurriyat Conference (M) headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday termed as unfortunate the silence adopted by the world community over Kashmir issue even as it paid glowing tributes to six armed youth.  “The lingering Kashmir dispute since past seven decades is not […]

1000’s Stranded Cry Neglect As Highway Remains Closed

SRINAGAR — The Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir with rest of the world, remained closed for third consecutive day on Wednesday.  Report said that over 5000 vehicles including trucks and other load carriers are stranded at Nagrota Bypass, Udhampur -Dhar Road, Jakheni Bypass besides Manwal-Mansar area of the highway whereas, around 200 light […]

Rains, Snow Abate As MeT Forecast Improvement In Weather   

SRINAGAR — Rains and snow, which lashed Jammu and Kashmir intermittently from last five days, abated as meteorological department on Wednesday forecast improvement  in weather for now.  “The weather will improve from today. There is possibility of very light rain/snow at a few places in next 24 hours,” a meteorological department official said. In last 33-hours, […]

3 Militants Killed In Baramulla Gunfight

SRINAGAR — Three militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba including outfit’s two commanders were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Binner village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. The authorities also suspended internet in the district as soon as the gunfight started in the district.  Reports said that a joint team of army’s 4 Para […]

A Case For Concurrent Assembly, Lok Sabha Polls

A team of the Election Commission of India is expected to visit J&K later this month to check the feasibility of holding simultaneous elections for parliament and the Assembly later this month. The team will hold  talks with the political parties, security establishment and senior officials from state administration to take a call on the […]

Zargar Calls For Shutdown On Jan 26

SRINAGAR — Al-Umar Mujahideen chief Mushtaq Ahmad Zargar on Wednesday called for a complete shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on January 26. “We call for a strike and observing January 26 as a black day,” he said in a tele-statement and also reiterated that solution to Kashmir dispute will be brought through ‘armed struggle’ alone. […]

Govt Committed To Welfare Of Farmers: Advisor

JAMMU — Advisor to Governor, K. Vijay Kumar attended an interactive session with the members of State Advisory Board for Development of Kissans at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology, here today. The theme of today’s meeting was to have a direct interaction with the Board so as to ascertain the Agriculture scenario in […]

Sharma For Skill Dev To Generate More Local Employment

JAMMU — Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today stressed the need for skill development among local youth to generate more employment in the industrial sector in the state. The Advisor said this during a meeting with a delegation of Association of Industries, J&K here Wednesday. Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Shaleen Kabra, Secretary, Technical […]

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