HC quashes Asiya’s detention under PSA
Srinagar, May 19: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today quashed the detention of Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi under Public Safety Act.  Quashing Andrabi's detention, Justice Muhammad Yaqoob Mir directed the state government to release her if she was not wanted in any other case. < More

Guv visits Khanday’s residence
Srinagar: The Governor, N N Vohra today visited the residence of Principal Secretary, Agriculture, Iqbal Khanday, to express grief on the demise of Sajid Iqbal.Vohra consoled Khanday and other family members and prayed for peace to the departed soul.  Meanwhile, MLA Kulgam, M Y Tarigami More

Blood donation camp organised
Kupwara: The Block Medical Officer today organized a blood donation camp at Community Health Centre here. According to a communiqué, 18 units of blood were collected in the camp. More

Zaffar under house arrest
Srinagar, May 19: The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Zaffar Akbar Bhat was put under house arrest on Thursday evening, a JKSM spokesman told Greater Kashmir. He said a huge contingent of police were deployed around Zaffar’s  house to restrict his movement. More

Pulwama Bar elections held

AYUB JAVAID

Pulwama; May 19: Advocate Gul Muhammad was today elected president of district Bar Association here. A spokesman of the Bar here said Gul Muhammad secured 56 out of 76 votes. He said Advocate Nazir Ahmad Magray and Advocate Feroz Ahmad Mir were elected as vice president and general secretary securing More

EC to meet on May 27
Srinagar, May 19: In order to discuss the situation arising out of shedding seeds by the Poplar trees across the Valley which is emerging as a health and environment hazard, the Environment Committee of Legislative Assembly will hold a meeting on May 27 at 11 am in the meeting hall of Assembly complex More

Interlocutors meet Vohra
Srinagar, May 19: The three-member team of Interlocutors comprising Dileep Padgaonkar, Prof. Radha Kumar and M M Ansari, had a two hour meeting with the Governor, N N Vohra, here today.The Interlocutors briefed the Governor about the current status of their ongoing work and a useful discussion More

Army douses fire
Srinagar, May 19: Army on Thursday said doused fire in a school in Bandipora district.  In a statement an Army spokesman said fire broke out in Government Middle School Aragam Bandipora at 10 am today.“The incident happened when a gas cylinder exploded while the mid day meal for the students More

Air Commodore briefs Guv
Srinagar, May 19: The Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station, Srinagar, Air Commodore Upkarjit Singh, called on the Governor, N. N. Vohra, at Raj Bhavan here today.During the meeting, various security related issues came under discussion.The Governor lauded the crucial role which the Indian More

  • Kashmir

HURRIYAT (M) PANEL MEETS ABBAS ANSARI

IUM SUSPENSION

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 19: The two member panel constituted by Hurriyat (M) to look into the suspension of Itehad-ul-Muslimeen (IuM) from the amalgam called on the party patron Moulana Abbas Ansari and his son More



  • Srinagar City

Mirwaiz concerned over growing social evils, moral degradation

‘Parents can help to check menace’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 19: Valley’s head priest and Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday expressed concern over what he said, the growing social evils and moral degradation in the More




  • Jammu

3 killed, 7 wounded in Reasi, Doda mishaps

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, May 19: At least three persons, including two labourers, were killed and seven others wounded in two separate road mishaps in Reasi and Doda on Thursday. Police said two labourers were killed More



  • Briefs

HC quashes Asiya’s detention under PSA

Srinagar, May 19: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today quashed the detention of Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi under Public Safety Act.  Quashing Andrabi's detention, Justice Muhammad Yaqoob More



  • Business

Slathia inaugurates `10 cr handloom project

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 19: Minister for Industries and Commerce S S Slathia today inaugurated an integrated project for development of wool and woollen design here.  The Rs 10 crore project has been sanctioned More



  • News

Panchayat polls reflect change of thought: Soz

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 19: J&K Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Saif-ud-Din Soz today said the large participation of people in the ongoing Panchayat polls reflected a “remarkable change in the thought process More



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