JKLF pays tributes to Shariq Bakshi
Srinagar, Nov 9: JKLF has paid rich tributes to Shariq Ahmad Bakshi on his martyrdom anniversary, a JKLF spokesman said.  He said a special prayer meeting was held at Mazar i Shuhada Barzulla in which senior JKLF leaders advocate Bashir Ahmad Bhat, Ghulam Rasool Dar Eidi,Noor Muhammad Kalwal More

New Delhi bent upon muzzling people’s voice: Zaffar
Srinagar, Nov 9: The chairman of Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) on Friday alleged that no civil rule exists in Valley.  Addressing a Friday prayer meeting at Dangerpora, Chadoora,  Zaffar ridiculed the statement of defense minister on AFSPA.  “New Delhi is bent upon muzzling More

Bear mauls man to death
Srinagar, Nov 9:  A 35-year-old man was mauled to death by a wild bear near a forest in Uri sector of Baramulla district in north Kashmir, police said today. The bear was later axed to death by angry villagers, a police spokesman said. Abdul Kabir Abass was attacked by the bear More

MLA leads anti-Army protest
Handwara, Nov 9: Scores of people staged a massive anti-army protest at Nowgam Langate here in north Kashmir on Friday. Witnesses said that residents of Nowgam and other adjoining villages led by MLA Langate Er Rasheed assembled in front of an Army camp and staged protests against “harassment More

Ministers issuing contradictory statements: Mir
Srinagar, Nov 9: The chairman Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (R) Javaid Ahmad Mir on Friday said that statements of Union Home Minster, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Defense Minster, A K Antony are contradictory to each other. “On one side, Shinde says that peace should return to Kashmir and on More

Waza welcomes Indo-Pak dialogue process
Srinagar, Nov 9: The Jammu Kashmir Peoples’ League chairman Mukhtar Ahmad Waza on Friday welcomed ongoing dialogue process between India and Pakistan.  Addressing a Friday prayer meeting at Shopian, Waza said New Delhi should take peace initiatives before formal dialogue process so that conflict More

  • Kashmir

4 militants killed in Keran: Army


Srinagar, Nov 9: Army on Friday said they have killed four militants while foiling an infiltration bid in Keran sector of Kupwara district in north Kashmir. The operation to flush-out the remnant militants More

  • Srinagar City

Chest Diseases Hospital gasps for breath

Sans basic diagnostic, life saving equipments


Srinagar, Nov 9: Signifying messy state-of-the-affairs in healthcare system, the lone chest specialty hospital in Kashmir –the Chest Diseases Hospital –sans basic diagnostic and life saving equipments More

  • Jammu

Despite ban manual scavenging still prevalent in JK

Problems More In Srinagar Than Jammu, Claim Officials


Jammu, Nov 9 : Despite ban on the manual scavenging in Jammu and Kashmir, over 1.70 lakh households out of the total 20 lakh in the state are still dependent on human waste carriers or in other words dependent More

  • News

Bangladesh asks Pakistan to apologise for 1971 atrocities


Dhaka, Nov 9: Bangladesh today demanded an apology from Pakistan for the genocide committed by its troops during the 1971 liberation war, but Islamabad said it's time to carry forward ties "burying the More

  • Court Watch

HCBA follows Justice Kirmani, seeks rehearing



Srinagar, Nov 9: Day after a retired Judge Justice B A Kirmani of Jammu and Kashmir High Court filed an application for rehearing of Talaaq case titled Muhammad Naseem Bhat alias Irfan Bhat versus Bilquees More

  • Bandipora

Ajas Bridge develops cracks

Poses threat to commuters, authorities unmoved

Bandipora: Cracks have developed in a five decade old bridge at Ajas market here posing threat to commuters.  The bridge was built in 1961 and has not been repaired even once since then. Locals said More

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