Zaira’s retort to BJP minister: Women in hijab are beautiful and free

Zaira’s retort to BJP minister: Women in  hijab are beautiful and free

SRINAGAR: Kashmir-born Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim on Friday rebuffed minister of youth affairs and sports Vijay Goel, creating an online stir, days after she was caught in a row over her apology she posted on a social networking site for being projected as a ‘role model’ for Kashmiri youth. The 16-year-old actress felt offended after […]

Pakherpora observes shutdown on militant’s death anniversary

Pakherpora observes shutdown on militant’s death anniversary

Srinagar: Locals in Pakherpora area of Budgam on Sunday observed a complete shutdown on the death anniversary of slain militant Master Shakeel Ahmad. Shops and business establishments remained shut in view of the shutdown, according to locals, to commemorate the second death anniversary of the militant. Shakeel was killed in an encounter with the government […]

Naga leader on peace accord: We will be owners of our land, resources

Naga leader on peace accord:  We will be owners of our land, resources

Srinagar: The government of India has agreed to allow Nagaland to raise its own army—Naga Army—under the peace accord that the Narendra Modi-led Indian government signed with former militant outfit National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) on August 3, 2015, a Naga leader has told The Caravan magazine. Nagas have been fighting for a separate […]

Govt bans publication of Kashmir Reader, says ‘its publication can incite violence and disturb peace’

Govt bans publication of Kashmir Reader, says ‘its publication can incite violence and disturb peace’

Srinagar: The state government on Sunday ordered printing presses to stop printing and publication of Kashmir Reader, else punitive measures under various sections of different laws can be invoked against them. The order, issued by district magistrate Srinagar, says that publication of the newspaper can “easily incite acts of violence and disturb peace and tranquillity”. […]

Sarpanch killed in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: A 30-year-old Sarpanch was killed by unknown gunmen in Kandzal Kakpora village in Pulwama district on Sunday afternoon. The slain was identified as Fayaz Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Gani of Kandzal was affiliated with National Conference. Please follow and like us:0

Forces stop pro-freedom marches in south Kashmir

Srinagar: The government forces on Sunday imposed curfew in south Kashmir’s Kakapora Pulwama, Midoora Tral and Bijbehara town to stop the pro-freedom marches there. All the entry and exit points were sealed off with razor wires and contingents of government forces were deployed in these areas since morning. Please follow and like us:0

Kashmir: Forces thwart Narbal chalo

Budgam: The government forces imposed curfew in Narbal and its adjoining areas to thwart “Narbal chalo” call by the joint resistance group triggering clashes at several places in Budgam district on Sunday. Massive clashes Erupted in Mazhama area of Magam after people took to streets allegedly against ransacking of houses by the  forces. Forces fired […]

Shaheen group seeks applications from Kashmir students for NEET-2017

Srinagar: Shaheen Group of Institutions Bidar  (Karnataka) has invited application from the talented students of Kashmir for NEET-2017 examination. In a statement, the group said the five month training will be free of charges with separate residential campuses for boys and girls. “Interested candidates can send their forms through e-mail shaheenpucollege@yahoo.com/tariqchalkoo@gmail.com  up to October 2 and the […]

Governor, Mehbooba greets people on Navaratras

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has greeted the people on the commencement of the Navratras. In her message, the Chief Minister has prayed for peace, communal harmony, brotherhood, progress and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir. Governor N N Vohra has also greeted the people on the commencement of the auspicious period of Navratras and prayed […]

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