Jama’at delegation to attend Pakistan Day function

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami Tuesday said that its high-level delegation led by Ameer-i-Jama’at, Mohammad Abdullah Wani, left for New Delhi to attend Pakistan Day Functions being held on April 2. In a statement, it said that “the Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit had extended invitation to Jama’at to attend the occasion.” “Wani is accompanied by […]

‘Organ donation is allowed in Islam, needs to be promoted in Kashmir’

Srinagar:  “Cadaveric transplantation is the need of the hour in Kashmir. It is permissible and appreciated in Islam as one cadaver saves eight lives by donating his eight different organs.” This was the message from religious scholars, doctors and other medical functionaries in a seminar held here by Department of Nephrology, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical […]

Sending daughters on India tour is a slap on face of Kashmiri nation: Asiya

SRINAGAR: Stating the sending girl students on India tour without guardians (Muharram) was against the teachings of Islam, Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chief, Asiya Andrabi Friday said that people sending their daughters on such tours should introspect about their faith. “Sending daughters on India tour with gair muharram is an insulting slap on the face of an […]

Geelani calls for protests after Friday prayers against mass death sentence to Morsi supporters

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, Thursday called for peaceful protest demonstration after the Friday prayers against the mass death sentence to Morsi supporters including the general guide of Muslim Brotherhood Muhammad Badie by an Egyptian court. In a statement, Geelani said “This incident is not related to a particular country, sect or […]

Pensioners’ body protests non-payment of arrears

SRINAGAR: All J&K Pensioners Welfare Association (AJKPWA) on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration at Pres Enclave here against the government over non-payment of their third installment of the arrears under 6th pay commission due from April last year. Speaking on the occasion, AJKPWA’s Provincial president, Raja Mohammad Amin said that the withholding of the arrears […]

Pathribal an illustration of impunity: JKCCS

Srinagar: Terming the Pathribal case as an “illustration of impunity” in Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) on Tuesday said that the case “sends a clear message that there can be no justice by India in the state.” “Pathribal case serves as an illustration of the Indian states record in Jammu […]

Landslides damage houses, snap road links in Baramulla

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road was briefly blocked Tuesday following a landslide triggered by incessant rains in Uri sector of Baramulla district, police said. A massive landslide hit the road near Laghama in Uri, 101 kms from here, blocking traffic, a police spokesman said. He said police immediately swung into action to clear the road which […]

Govt errs on asking DCs to fulfil HC directions

Srinagar: At a time when Jammu and Kashmir High Court has taken exception to slackness in compliance of its directions, the government has erred in its order to Deputy Commissioners by referring to polythene directions in PIL which is actually aimed to prevent conversion of agriculture land in the state. “It has been reported by […]

CRIMEA REFERENDUM: HCBA asks India to fulfill international obligation

SRINAGAR: Asking New Delhi to fulfill its obligations under international law by giving people of Kashmir the right to self-determination, Kashmir High Bar Association (HCBA) Wednesday said that Crimea achieved freedom from Ukraine under the same right which New Delhi was denying to Kashmir. In a statement, the HCBA general secretary said that the lawyers’ […]