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No Friday prayers at Jamia,Mirwaiz slams PDP

Srinagar: Government on Friday disallowed congregational prayers in historic Jamia Masjid for the fourth consecutive Friday today. While all the roads leading to Jamia Masjid ion Old City were blocked by erecting concertina wires, gates of the Masjid were also locked. Earlier, government imposed curfew in the area to stop people from reaching to the […]

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Geelani completes 7 years of house detention.

Srinagar:Octogenarian Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani on Friday completed seven years under house detention, a Hurriyat spokesperson said. The spokesperson, according to a statement, said that no court has ever issued any formal detention order for Geelani’s detention. Stressing that Geelani has been detained at gunpoint, the spokesperson strongly condemned the house detention of Geelani […]

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SIT constituted to probe Amarnath Yatra ‘attack’:police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police South Kashmir, SP Pani to probe the Amarnath Yatra ‘attack’. The teams, besides, includes SSP Islamabad, Altaf Ahmad Khan. On Monday late afternoon, a bus carrying Amarnath Yatris came under cross fire between suspected […]

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25th Annual Workshop of All India Network Projects on Pesticide Residues at SKUAST-K.

Governor inaugurates  SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Kashmir, (SKUAST-K), inaugurated the “25th Annual Workshop of All India Network Projects on Pesticide Residues” at the Shalimar Campus of the University here today. This 2 day Workshop has been organized by SKUAST-K in collaboration with the Indian Council of Agricultural […]

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1,86,853 paid obeisance at Holy Cave so far.

  SRINAGAR: Today, on the 16th day of the Yatra 9,719 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave and, cumulatively, since the beginning of the pilgrimage, 1,86, 853 Yatris  had the darshan at the Holy Cave. 

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Altaf Bukhari for effective implementation of Mid-Day Meal Scheme

            SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said that government is committed to implement the Mid Day Meal Scheme in letter and spirit and to make it a success in Jammu and Kashmir.           “I consider Mid Day Meals as the priority work for School Education Department and I want its proper management for […]

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DG News, Doordarshan calls on Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Director General, News, Doordarshan, Veena Jain called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. The DG News apprised the Chief Minister about many of her organisation’s initiatives aimed at disseminating Government’s welfare schemes among masses. The Chief Minister asked the DG News to get Jammu & Kashmir and its cultural diversity reflected appropriately […]

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Pakistan pays tribute to 1931 martyrs

Pakistan on Tuesday said that Killing of defenceless Kashmiris in Valley continues unabated and with impunity. Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria during the weekly briefing in Islamabad said that the “occupation forces have martyred 6 Kashmiri youth, injured 95, detention of Hurriyat Leaders continues and offering of Juma prayers has been denied”. He, according […]

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India rejects china offer of mediation on Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Rebuffing China’s offer, India on Thursday ruled out any third party mediation on Kashmir about which it is ready to talk to Pakistan under a bilateral framework. “Our stand is absolutely clear. You are aware that the heart of the matter is cross-border terrorism emanating from a particular country that threatens peace and […]

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BJP skips,PDP,NC pay tribute to martyrs of 1931

Srinagar: With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) skipping the 86th Kashmir Martyrs Day, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said that the BJP-People’s Democratic Party (PDP) alliance is only there to stay in power and loot the state and have got nothing to do with the people of the Valley. “It is obvious. They […]

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