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15 Union Ministries executing 63 projects through 39 agencies SRINAGAR Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, who is on a four day visit to the State, took a review of the implementation of Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP), alongwith Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, at a high level meeting of officers here today. During the meeting, the […]

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Srinagar:  There are no takers for the visit of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Kashmir from the tourist trade as most of them believe that BJP government at Centre was responsible for almost nil flow of tourists here during the current year. Most of the tourism players and thousands of families connected with this […]

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Bar briefs  CJI in an open letter on NIA summon to its President

Srinagar The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association has written an open letter to the Chief Justice of India, explaining the reasons behind strike called over the summoning of Bar President Mian Qayoom to the headquarters of National Investigation Agency (NIA). Here is the full text of the letter: Hon’ble The Chief Justice of […]

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JRL to go for volunteer arrest before NIA

SRINAGAR: Joint resistance leaders flying to Delhi on September 9, to volunteer arrest before the NIA. This decision was taken to end harassment by the federal investigating agency in Kashmir. KLF leader Yasin Malik said he and his two colleagues Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Syed Ali Geelani have already arranged tickets for September 9 and […]

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Court extents custody of three separatists arrested allegedly on funding charges

Srinagar A court on Friday extended the judicial custody of three Kashmiri resistance activists arrested on charges of alleged funds from Pakistan to sponsor “subversive” activities and stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir till September 27. During the in-camera proceedings, District Judge Poonam Bambaba extended the custody of Aftab Hilali Shah alias Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar Khanday […]

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Lolab tense after youth allegedly detained by army goes missing

Tension gripped Devar Lolab area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir on Friday after a civilian picked up by army along with two other youth went missing. Reports said that locals gathered near the Devar army camp today to seek whereabouts of the missing youth. Locals alleged that army men of a local unit on […]

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Senior Doctor arrested for molestation after complaint of patient

Police on Thursday arrested a senior doctor for allegedly molesting a patient at his private clinic in Jammu. As per police sources, a female patient lodged a complaint with police station Bakshi Nagar stating a doctor posted in Neurology department of Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) Jammu molested her at his private clinic. “We had received […]

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Kashmir : Markets abuzz with shoppers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

Srinagar:-As the countdown for Eid-ul-Azha has begun, the markets, particularly selling sacrificial animals, across Kashmir valley, including in summer capital Srinagar, wore a festive look as people have come out in large numbers to shop. However, there are no fixed prices of any commodities and items, which are being sold by the traders and vendors […]

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KIE felicities more than 100 NEET, JEE qualifiers .

Srinagar : Coaching Centers Association of Kashmir (CCAK) has said that over the years coaching centres in Kashmir have become centres of excellence with hundreds of high end careers being made at these institutions and no force will be allowed to disrupt the sector.  Speaking at Excellence Day organised by premier coaching centre Kashmir Institute […]

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Eid prayers not allowed at TRC ground by Government

Government have decided not to allow Eid-ul-Azha prayers at TRC Ground Srinagar. Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifices falls on September 2 (Saturday). A Socio-religious organization had announced that it will organize Eid-ul-Azha congregational prayers at TRC Ground Srinagar. An official from the office of the District Magistrate’s office said “in wake of the prevailing situation, […]

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