Mehbooba bats for Indo-Pak bonhomie

Mehbooba bats for Indo-Pak bonhomie

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday conceded that she was inexperienced to run the affairs of the state but vowed to gain confidence with the passage of time. She underscored the need for reconciliation between India and Pakistan on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir and described it as a viable option to or peace and prosperity […]

Mehbooba takes oath as MLA

Mehbooba takes oath as MLA

Srinagar: Legislative assembly was adjourned for ten minutes on Thursday for oath ceremony of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti as the member of the 12 th legislative assembly. Speaker Kavinder Gupta announced the adjournment during question hour, following which Mehbooba was administered oath of office inside the speaker’s office chambers. Mehbooba was elected to the assembly on 25 June […]

Srinagar records hottest day at 34 C

Srinagar records hottest day at 34 C

Srinagar: The summer capital Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir recorded the hottest day of the season so far after the mercury surged and settled at 34.4 degree Celsius as there was no respite from hot  temperature. A Met department spokesperson here said there would be no rain as the skies will stay clear during the […]

Geelani warns against surveillance of Islamic scholars, Imams

Geelani warns against surveillance of Islamic scholars, Imams

Srinagar: Terming the government proposal of surveillance of the activities of Islamic scholars and Imams (clerics) of the Masajids as unacceptable, Chairman All Parties Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani said that these adventures will have such a serious and dangerous consequences that the government too will be surprised. In a press statement, Hurriyat chairman expressed […]

Miraculous escape for students  as ceiling collapses in KU dept

Miraculous escape for students  as ceiling collapses in KU dept

 SRINAGAR: Around eighty students of the Department of Economics, University of Kashmir had a miraculous escape on Thursday when the ceiling of their lecture room crumbled, resulting in minor injuries to thirty of them. The injured students were rushed to SKIMS, where from they were discharged after getting first aid treatment. Omar Shariq, a student of semester-I, was […]

Assembly adjourned sine-die; Speaker hails members

Assembly adjourned sine-die; Speaker hails members

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was today adjourned sine die after transacting business for 32 days during the Budget Session-2016. Speaker,   Kavinder Gupta in exercise of powers conferred upon him under Rule 16 of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly adjourned the House sine die. The Speaker […]

Wullar needs to be conserved, protected at all costs: Mehbooba

Wullar needs to be conserved, protected at all costs: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Underlining the importance of Wullar Lake in protecting the Kashmir valley from floods, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said the de-silting effort launched under the comprehensive Wullar Conservation and Management Plan needs greater impetus to increase the water holding capacity of the lake. “The ongoing conservation and protection measures for eco-restoration of Wullar Lake, […]

Bar terms desecration of mosques, beating Kulgam people as ‘barbaric’

SRINAGAR: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Thursday strongly condemns ransacking of three mosques and dozens of houses in Kolpora Kulgam by the Army and STF personnel, terming it as barbaric. A spokesman of the lawyers’ body said that during the intervening night of 29-30 June, men, women and children, both elder and young, were mercilessly beaten by […]

All flights halted at Srinagar airport in afternoon

All flights halted at Srinagar airport in afternoon

SRINAGAR: Between 2pm and 6pm on Thursday, no flights took off from Srinagar airport and all 13 flights scheduled to come in during these hours were cancelled. There had been a scare: the rear tyres of a chartered flight from Jammu to Srinagar with 144 men of Border Security Force (BSF) on board had burst into flames at […]

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