Merging Kashmiri Muslims with mainstream India need of hour: Lone

Merging Kashmiri Muslims with mainstream India need of hour: Lone

Srinagar: Social welfare minister Sajjad Gani Lone said on Thursday the “need of the hour is to merge Kashmiri Muslims with the mainstream India”. Lone, while replying to a question by MLAs Charanjeet Singh, Dharamvir Singh Oberoi and Vinod Gupta on the setting up of a minority commission in the state, said there is no […]

Oppn again seeks govt’s reply on industrial policy

Oppn again seeks govt’s reply on industrial policy

Srinagar: The opposition once again created uproar in the Legislative Council on Thursday, seeking reply from the government as to what prompted it to modify the Industrial Policy. The legislators from Congress and National Conference created noisy scenes in the council, questioning the silence of the government over the concerns raised by the opposition. The […]

Hunger can’t stop the games in Ramadan cricket tournament

Hunger can’t stop the games in Ramadan cricket tournament

Srinagar: The fasting begins after sehri and the games two hours before iftar. It is that month of the year again, the Holy Ramadan, and along with it, the celebrated ‘Ramadan Cricket Tournament’ in Anchar. Anchar on the northern outskirts of Srinagar is famous for the shrine of Jenab Saheb Soura, where 13 holy clerics […]

Non-state subjects set up 545 industrial units in JK: Govt

Srinagar: The state government informed the legislative council on Monday that a total of 545 industrial units had been set up by non-state subjects in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, of which 47 were in the Kashmir valley and 498 in Jammu. State subjects of J&K had set up 19,960 industrial units in the […]

‘Goddess doesn’t need rest’

‘Goddess doesn’t need rest’

Srinagar: The legislative council on Monday rejected a resolution tabled by a Congress legislator that asked for closing the Vaishno Devi temple in the afternoon and night hours to provide the deity rest. Priya Sethi, replying on behalf of the government, said that there were many temples in India which remained open round the clock. […]

Delhi Police detains Kashmiri girls

Srinagar: Two Kashmiri girls, who are doing MBBS in Bangladesh and were coming back home have been detained by Delhi Police at Indira Gandhi International airport on Friday morning. Both the girls hailing from Srinagar are in Delhi Police’s custody since 10 am. The Parents of the detained girls told Kashmir Reader that their wards […]

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