Geelani asks Moon to appoint envoy for K-resolution

SRINAGAR: In a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman has asked the international body to appoint a person for persuading India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue. Geelani, according to a press statement issued here, has asked Ban Ki Moon “to appoint a person of international […]

Chairperson PWWA inaugurates girls sports festival

Chairperson PWWA inaugurates girls sports festival

SRINAGAR: For the empowerment of women in the State, every section of the society has to play its role, making the women folk self confident. Jammu and Kashmir Police, as a social responsibility is also taking some initiatives to inspire girls towards sports and refine their talent in the arena. This was said by Chairperson, […]

PDP-BJP govt encouraging atmosphere of intolerance: Tarigami

Srinagar: CPI(M) leader M Y Tarigami on Monday accused the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir of encouraging the atmosphere of intolerance in the state and said the situation is being polarized for partisan political interests. He also warned people that the activities of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) have the potential to destroy the harmony […]

We have to look at process to get results: Dhoni

Mumbai: Once again harping on the “process” after India’s embarrassing 214-run loss against South Africa in the fifth and final ODI, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni insisted that issues need to be addressed soon to get the national cricket team in order. After allowing South Africa to post 438 for four, the highest conceded ever by […]

Protests in Ganderbal after burglars break-in shops, hotel

Sheikh Anees Ganderbal: Protests erupted in Ganderbal on Monday after burglars broke into two garment shops and a hotel at Qamri Chowk in the district on Sunday night. After the news of the theft spread in the area, scores of locals came out protesting, demanding arrest of the burglars. Shouting slogans against the police, the […]

Dhoni wasn’t flexible enough in handling bowlers: Gavaskar

New Delhi: Critical of the way Mahendra Singh Dhoni rotated Indian bowlers during the crushing loss to South Africa in the ODI series-decider, former skipper Sunil Gavaskar said the captain was just not flexible enough in his approach. The home side lost the match by a massive 214 runs in Mumbai last night, giving South […]

Dalits demonstrate against Modi-led govt in Jammu

PS BALI Jammu: Dalits demonstrated against the Narendra Modi-led government of India, accusing it of pursuing anti-Dalit policies. Organised by Bahujan Samaj Party, the protest rally started from Panama Chowk and ended at Jewel Chowk after passing through various parts of the city. Enraged by India’s minister for state for defence VK Singh’s dog remark—while […]

2 women die of cardiac arrest during tremors in Kashmir

Srinagar: Two women have died after suffering cardiac arrest during the earthquake that shook Jammu and Kashmir this afternoon. Zoona Begum of Mohalla  Mir Sahab in old town Baramulla suffered a massive heart attack while she was moving towards a safer place when the 7.7 earthquake hit the state around 2:40 pm today, witnesses said. Another […]

Major earthquake jolts Kashmir

Srinagar: A major intensity earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir this afternoon causing damages to several houses besides disrupting power supply and telecomunication service. The tremor with with epicenter in the Hindukush region in northeastern Afghanistan sent people running out of their houses in Srinagar and other majors towns of […]

BSP stages protest in Jammu over V K Singh’s dog remark

P S Bali Jammu: Hundreds of activists of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today staged protests against the  minister of state for external affairs General V K Singh’s remark comparing the killing of two Dalit toddlers to stones thrown at a dog. Early morning BSP activists, mostly from the Dalit section converged at Vikram Chowk and […]