‘Will fight to prove innocence of my son’

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, July 18: Sheikh Ghulam Nabi, father of Sheikh Farhat, who was awarded life imprisonment by Kolkatta Court earlier this week, on Thursday said he would approach the higher court to seek justice for his son.  Recalling the day when his son was picked up by the police, Ghulam Nabi More

FAMILIES STAGE PROTEST
Srinagar, July 18: Family members of two Kashmiri youth, who were awarded life sentence recently, on Thursday staged a protest here demanding they be released forthwith.  Relatives of Sheikh Farhat of Bemina and Sheikh Imran of Karfali Mohalla assembled at Press Enclave here and claimed that More

HC terms BOPEE report ‘fictitious story’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, July 18: Terming the report on probe into paper leak of Common Entrance Test by BOPEE a “mere fictitious story”, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday observed the selection body has not justified the action leading to cancellation of all papers.  Showing dissatisfaction More

Property worth lakhs destroyed in Lolab fire

SHAHID RAFIQ

Sogam (Kupwara) July 18: Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in a devastating fire at Sogam market in Lolab valley last night. About two dozen shops were gutted in fire that erupted around 2.20 AM. A few government offices including Treasury, post office, sub division Irrigation More

NSA Board Chairman calls on Guv
Srinagar, July 18: Chairman, National Security Advisory Board, Shyam Saran today met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N vohra here and discussed several important issues relating to the geo-political and overall security environment in the region. "Saran met Vohra at Raj Bhavan and during their More

Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service draws flak

‘4-Hour Journey Takes 15-Hours’

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 18: Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service has off late been in the news for wrong reasons: courtesy callous approach of Government of India and Pakistan towards this historical move. The passengers who traveled from Muzaffarabad to Srinagar on July 15 while talking to Greater Kashmir More

7 persons held for circulating threat posters in Islamabad

‘Our Wards Implicated In Frivolous Case’

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), July 18: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested seven persons for their alleged involvement in preparing and circulating threat posters in this south Kashmir town. However, their families strongly refuted the allegations and accused police of falsely implicating them.
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PDP complies with RTI Act

‘NC, NPP Fail To Furnish Information Within 30 Days’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, July 18: In a significant development, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party has become the first political party in the State to disclose information under the State Right to Information Act- 2009.  The ruling National Conference and opposition Panthers Party have not parted More

ULB employees go on 3-day strike
Srinagar, July 18: The employees of urban local bodies on Thursday started their three-day strike to press for fulfillment of their demands.  The call for ‘Pen down-tool down’ strike on July 18 & 19 and complete lockout on July 20 respectively has been given by the Urban Local Bodies Employees More

  • Kashmir

‘Will fight to prove innocence of my son’

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, July 18: Sheikh Ghulam Nabi, father of Sheikh Farhat, who was awarded life imprisonment by Kolkatta Court earlier this week, on Thursday said he would approach the higher court to seek justice More



  • Srinagar City

City traders condemn Gool killings

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 18: While there was a spontaneous shutdown in the Srinagar markets Thursday against the killing of people in Gool, Ramban area of Jammu province, the traders’ fraternity in this summer Capital More




  • Jammu

JK proposes 16 prestigious road projects under CRF

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, July 18: Jammu and Kashmir government has proposed 16 vital road projects before the Union government under the centrally sponsored scheme, Central Road Fund (CRF) for 2013-14.  Official sources More



  • PaK

Kasana subjected to custodial killing: Salah-ud-din

Muzaffarabad, July 18: The Chairman of United Jihad Council Syed Salah-ud-din on Thursday alleged that Hizb militant Shakeel Kasana was subjected to custodial killing. “Those involved in this heinous More



  • South Asia

Another Jamaat leader in Bangla charged with 1971 war crimes

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Dhaka, July 18: Bangladeshi prosecutors today slapped six war crime charges, including genocide, against a senior leader Jamaat-e-Islami, a day after the party's second-highest ranked official was sentenced More



  • World

India-Pakistan ties crucial for Afghan peace: Cameron

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

London, July 18: British Prime Minister David Cameron has said India and Pakistan can play a "crucial role" to bring peace to Afghanistan through their resumed bilateral dialogue process. “India and More



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