Army Commander Visits South Kashmir

SRINAGAR — The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh concluded his two day visit to the Valley on Thursday.  Accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, he attended the UHQ meeting at SKICC. Later in the day, he visited units and formations in the hinterland in South Kashmir, where he was […]

Shopian Back To 90’s-Passengers Forced To Walk For Half A Kilometre:Report 

SHOPIAN — Residents from South Kashmir’s Shopian district Thursday appealed authorities to stop security personnel from making them walk on foot outside their camps at Chowdarygund, Behibagh and Nagisharn areas of the district. “People are being forced to walk on foot for half a kilometer and even elderly people are not spared,” said a delegation from the […]

Er Rasheed Questions Amit Shah’s Silence on Dialogue

SRINAGAR — Questioning the Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s silence over initiating any political process or asking security agencies to show respect towards human rights, AIP president Er Rasheed Thursday said that just seeing Kashmir through law and order and Governance prism is unrealistic and unacceptable. In a statement, Er Rasheed said, “Forgetting sufferings of […]

Plight Of Kashmiri Prisoners Painful: Geelani

SRINAGAR — Appealing people to hold protests after Friday prayers against the maltreatment of political prisoners, Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Thursday said, “Plight of political prisoners in and outside Jammu and Kashmiris is disturbing and painful.  He appealed for peaceful protests after Friday prayers across Valley including Chenab Valley and Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) to […]

Man Dies, 3 Others Injured While Digging Well In Baramulla Village

BARAMULLA —  One person died and three others were rescued in serious conditions after they fell inside a well in north Kashmir’s Baramulla village on Thursday. According to News Agency GNS four members of a family were digging a well in Khaitangan village of Baramulla when suddenly a rope they were holding broke down they all […]

Rahim Rather’s Son In IT Net, Sleuths Raid Properties

NEW DELHI / SRINAGAR — The Income Tax department Thursday conducted raids on multiple properties of Hilal Rather, the son of former Jammu and Kashmir finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather, in connection with an alleged loan misappropriation and tax evasion case, officials said. Hilal, a National Conference (NC) leader, may be soon charged under the […]

Home Minister Wraps Up 2-Day Valley Visit

SRINAGAR — Home Minister Amit Shah Thursday chaired the unified headquarters meeting of the security grid in Srinagar and reviewed the overall security situation in the state, officials said. [[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”40541″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”}]] The Home minister, who was on a two-day visit to the state, reviewed the overall security situation in the state with special emphasis on restoration of […]

Mumbai In Top 20 Most Expensive Cities In Asia For Expatriates: Mercer

MUMBAI — Mumbai is India’s most expensive city and among the top 20 costliest cities surveyed in Asia for expatriates, as residential housing prices remain among the highest in the world, a survey by global consulting leader Mercer says. According to Mercer’s 25th Annual Cost of Living Survey, Mumbai fell 12 spots and was ranked at the […]

Plugging Corruption Tops HM’s Agenda in Srinagar

SRINAGAR — Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday concluded his two-day visit to Kashmir Valley during which he held series of security and developmental review meetings.  Officials said that Amit Shah, who arrived on Wednesday afternoon, reviewed security scenario in the state, preparations for the Shri Amarnathji Yatra and provide good governance in the […]

ISJK Militant Found Dead, Another Held In Injured Condition

SRINAGAR — Police on Thursday recovered body of a local militant while apprehended another in an injured conditions in an orchard in Anantnag district, officials said on Thursday. A police spokesman said that the body of the militant was recovered from the orchards in Bijbehara area of the south Kashmir district while another militant who […]

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