Noted author, activist, Ghulam Ahmed Wani Haya passes away

Noted author, activist, Ghulam Ahmed Wani Haya passes away

Srinagar: Renowned author and founder of Bazam-e-Adab Tral, Ghulam Ahmed Wani Haya passed away at SKIMS here in Srinagar Monday. He was 73. Haya was distinguished Urdu writer, activist, thinker and cultural personality. His write-ups invariably hinged on various vital religious, social issues and causes. During his service career with education department he has taught […]

Pak successfully test-fires submarine-launched Babur Missile

Pak successfully test-fires submarine-launched Babur Missile

Srinagar: With the first successful test of the submarine-launched Babur missile, Pakistan has taken a giant step towards proving its naval nuclear deterrent. In the process, Pakistan completed its nuclear triad, since it already possesses land-based ballistic missiles as well as tactical nuclear bombs that it can drop from its fighter aircraft. Video of the […]

Shah chairs Hurriyat (G) executive body meet

Shah chairs Hurriyat (G) executive body meet

Srinagar: A meeting of executive body of Hurriyat (G) chaired by its General Secretary Shabir Ahmad Shah, was convened at Sanat Nagar, which was attended by leaders or representative of the constituents. The participants took a stock of events during recent people’s uprising. According to a statement hailing “sacrifices” by the people, participants expressed their […]

I am waiting for positive response from GoI: Yashwant Sinha

I am waiting for positive response from GoI: Yashwant Sinha

Srinagar: Hoping that Government of India (GoI) will keenly follow his ‘Kashmir Report’, former Indian Foreign Minister Yashwant Sinha Monday said that Kashmir issue can only be resolved through dialogue between New Delhi and Srinagar. Yashwant Sinha led delegation after its Kashmir visits made its report public on Saturday. Sinha told Srinagar based news agency […]

Ayaz Akbar released after 6 months

Ayaz Akbar released after 6 months

Srinagar: After remaining under detention for six months, Hurriyat (G) spokesman, Ayaz Akbar was released Monday evening. Akbar was released from Raj Bagh Police Station, sources said. Akbar was arrested six months ago and was lodged at Parimpora wherefrom he was shifted to Srinagar central jail before shifting to Humhama and later booked under Public […]

Lady ends life in Budgam

Lady ends life in Budgam

Srinagar: A lady ended her life by consuming some poisonous substance in Budgam District of central Kashmir, police said on Monday. A 24 years old lady (name withheld) and resident of Negoo, Brenwar, in Chadoora consumed some poisonous substance at her home. She breathed her last while being shifted to the hospital. A case has […]

LA adjourned after ruckus over attack on Muslims in Kathua

LA adjourned after ruckus over attack on Muslims in Kathua

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly was adjourned on Monday after opposition members started protesting and created ruckus in the house. Opposition was fire over attacks on Muslims allegedly by RSS and BJP activists in Kathua. Opposition alleged that Muslims living in Kathua were attacked by RSS and BJP people. “Their houses were burnt […]

Pakistan, separatists thwarted peace process: Mehbooba

Pakistan, separatists thwarted peace process: Mehbooba

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday blamed Pakistan, and the separatists for derailing the dialogue process by shutting doors on the All Party Delegation, saying the preparations for the Valley unrest were done beforehand. The preparations for the five-month long unrest in Kashmir were made in advance and when the triggers […]

India be held accountable over atrocities in Kashmir: Pakistan

India be held accountable over atrocities in Kashmir: Pakistan

Islamabad: Spokesman of Pakistan Foreign Office Nafees Zakaria has said that Kashmir issue should be resolved according to the wishes of the Kashmiri people and resolutions of United Nations (UN) Security Council. According to Radio Pakistan, he made the statement in an interview on Sunday night. Zakaria stated that India was violating basic human rights […]

Sena suggests New Delhi to bring in ordinance on civil code

Sena suggests New Delhi to bring in ordinance on civil code

Mumbai: Accusing the Centre of increasingly taking the ordinance route for “political expediency”, ruling BJP’s ally Shiv Sena Monday suggested to the NDA government that it adopt the same method on uniform civil code and Ram temple in Ayodhya. “A record in (issuing) ordinances is being created. In such a scenario, nobody should have problem […]

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