Zubin Mehta concert politically motivated: Geelani

‘Kashmiris Treat Tourists As Valued Guests’


Srinagar, Sep 6: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Friday said that Kashmiris don’t nurture any sort of grudge against any tourist and always treat them as their valued guests. Briefing the international media about the ground realities in Jammu and Kashmir, Geelani More

Seeks German Chancellor’s intervention
Srinagar, Sep 6: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani in an open letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, today said that Kashmiris have been expressing unwavering support for the United Nations Resolutions on Kashmir even as the international community has done little to honor its commitments More

Dr Faktoo’s incarceration in contravention to int'l conventions: Legal Experts

Muslim League Chairman In Continued Detention For Over 20 Years


Srinagar, Sep 6: Continued detention for over 20 years of Muslim League Chairman Dr Muhammad Qasim Faktoo has courted an opinion from legal experts which terms the incarceration ‘against the International Conventions’ and is evaluating the punishment as ‘cruel and unusual’.  Pointing out More

3000 more jobs for migrants in offing: Omar

‘House Construction Assistance For KPs To Be Enhanced To ` 20 Lakh’

Srinagar, Sept 6: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has said the state government would work out a strategy to engage another 3,000 Kashmiri migrant youth in government jobs in the Valley who are ready to return to their native place and serve here.  He said 2,160 Kashmiri migrant youth have been More


Attempt to impart knowledge: Dr Iffat Shah


Srinagar, Sep 6: In a breakthrough in the field of dermatology in Jammu Kashmir, noted dermatologist, Professor (Dr) Iffat Hassan Shah has come up with a new book on skin tumors - tilted as “Clinical Synopsis and Color Atlas of Skin Tumors”. Dr Shah, who is presently heading the postgraduate More

Karnah candidates yet to receive admit cards


Karnah, Sep 6: Many candidates in this frontier district who are to appear for various posts advertised by the Service Selection Board have not received admit cards till date and names of many candidates are missing from the list.    “We had applied for the posts of VLW, teachers More

Masrat Alam felicitates Mian Qayoom, others
Srinagar, Sep 6: The incarcerated senior leader of Muslim League Jammu Kashmir Masrat Alam Bhat, who is currently lodged in district jail, Baramulla, has felicitated Mian Abdul Qayoom on his election as president of High Court Bar Association. Masrat, according League statement, also felicitated More

Shabir Dar for resolution of K-issue
Srinagar, Sep 6: Muslim Conference (S) chairman Shabir Ahmed Dar on Friday demanded immediate resolution of Kashmir dispute in accordance with commitments made by both India and Pakistan at international level. “Since the dispute concerns political future of 1.5 crore people, immediate steps More

EJAC reiterates strike call, JKEEU extends support
Srinagar, Sep 6: Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) led by Abdul Qayoom Wani, has appealed government employees to make three days strike call given by Joint Coordination Committee a success. "We appeal government employees’ to observe the strike from September 9. Government is backtracking More

JKTF calls for secretariat chalo on Sep 9
Srinagar, Sep 6: Jammu and Kashmir Teacher’s Forum has decided to march towards civil secretariat on September 9 to press for its long pending demands, a spokesman of JKTF said in a statement.  He said the decision about taking out the protest march was taken during the General Council Meeting More

Qayoom Wani congratulates newly elected Bar members
Srinagar, Sep 6: President of Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC-Q) Abdul Qayoom Wani has congratulated Advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom, Ajaz Ahmad Bedar, and Muhammad Ashraf Bhat on being elected as Bar President ,Vice-President and General Secretary respectively.  Wani in a statement here said More

Locals demand shifting of Army firing range

Fin Min in Tosamaidan

Srinagar, Sep 6: The Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Abdul Rahim Rather on Friday assured residents of areas coming in or near the firing range at Tosamaidan that their grievances would be redressed.An official statement said that locals at Tosamaidan apprised Rather about the hardships More

J&K Bank bags HR awards
Srinagar, Sep 6: J&K Bank was conferred with two awards at ‘IPE Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2013’ in a gala function held at Vivanta Taj in Bangalore.The awards were given to Mushtaq Ahmad, Chairman & CEO J&K Bank under the individual category ‘CEO with HR orientation’ and Abdul More

Contaminated water supplied to Bandipora

Minister Assures Action


Bandipora, Sep 6: In a major health concern, contaminated water is being supplied to over two dozen villages of the district from Madhumati nallah here.The Public Health Engineering department supplies the water from the Nallah through pipes to these villages putting lives of inhabitants at risk More

Man-eater leopard killed in Kupwara


Kupwara, Sep 6: Wildlife officials on Friday claimed to have killed a man-eater leopard in this frontier district.Officials said the leopard had killed three children in the district in past two months. The Wildlife department utilized the services of eight professional hunters to kill the wild More

CCA demands CBI probe into PMSSS scandal in JK
Srinagar, Sep 6: Coaching Centres Association, (CCA) has warned of a “colossal tragedy” arising out of alleged shady dealings in the implementation of Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) in Kashmir and demanded probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into it.In a statement More

Altaf disburses Rs 18 lakh under IAY scheme
Kangan, Sep 6: Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Mian Altaf Ahmad on Friday disbursed over Rs. 18 lakh among 101 beneficiaries of Kangan block under IAY scheme.Altaf also inaugurated Zonal Soil Conservation Office Complex at Kangan constructed at a cost of Rs. 20 lakh. Speaking on the More

  • Kashmir

Zubin Mehta concert politically motivated: Geelani

‘Kashmiris Treat Tourists As Valued Guests’


Srinagar, Sep 6: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Friday said that Kashmiris don’t nurture any sort of grudge against any tourist and always treat them as their valued guests More

  • Srinagar City


Police flexes muscles on mourners as family cries murder


Srinagar, Sep 6: Protests erupted in Dalgate area of Srinagar Friday as the body of student who died mysteriously in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday arrived to his native locality with family crying More

  • Jammu

Shortfall in Chemistry papers managed ‘mysteriously’

BOPEE Accused Of Hushing Up Another Goof-Up



Jammu, Sep 6: In another shocking revelation it has come to fore that the Chemistry papers of Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET) 2013 were not only found short in Srinagar but the examination More

  • News

JuD organises 'anti-India' rally


Islamabad, Sep 6: Amid efforts to bring down tensions and restart the bilateral dialogue, the Jamaat-ud-Dawah today organised an anti-India march from Rawalpindi to Islamabad. Thousands of supporters More

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