Won’t let GoI loot J&K: Mehbooba

Won’t let GoI loot J&K: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party president and former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday accused the Modi government of wanting to plunder the land and resources of Jammu and Kashmir. She said that new land laws, domicile rules, and service conditions of government employees were all means to achieve this aim. Talking to reporters at […]

On Eid-e-Milaad (SAW), no night-long prayers at Hazratbal shrine

On Eid-e-Milaad (SAW), no night-long prayers at Hazratbal shrine

Srinagar: On the eve of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW), celebrations at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar remained low key as no night long prayers were held in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Hazratbal shrine which usually attracts thousands of devotees on the annual Urs of Eid-e-Milad (SAW) witnesses night-long prayers in reverence of the beloved Prophet Muhammad […]

Nurses on Covid duty tend to their own wounds, alone and afraid

Nurses on Covid duty tend to their own wounds, alone and afraid

Srinagar: Many nurses in Kashmir have been exposed to the coronavirus in the line of duty during the past eight months, but along with the illness they have had to suffer social stigma and mental health issues, for the first time in their lives. The nurses have been on emergency duty since March 18, when […]

Snow in Kashmir, Ladakh but no more this month

Snow in Kashmir, Ladakh but no more this month

Weather to be dry till 30th, says MeT; highway open today for Jammu-bound LMVs Srinagar: Cold wave conditions were experienced in Kashmir valley on Sunday with several higher reaches of J&K and Ladakh received snowfall. The meteorological department had on Saturday predicted light snowfall in upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh for the […]

The world beckons Srinagar girl who scores 800 out of 800 in three SAT subjects

The world beckons Srinagar girl who scores 800 out of 800 in three SAT subjects

SRINAGAR: Absaar Aejaz, a resident of Bemina in Srinagar, has attained the perfect score in three subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics – of the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT), scoring 800 marks out of the total 800 in each subject. “I’ve secured perfect marks in all the three subjects. I’m too much overwhelmed by the […]

Farooq chief, Mehbooba deputy, J&K flag symbol of People’s Alliance

Farooq chief, Mehbooba deputy, J&K flag symbol of People’s Alliance

Gupkar Declaration is anti-BJP not anti-national: Farooq Srinagar: The People’s Alliance of Gupkar Declaration on Saturday nominated National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah as the president, and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti as the vice-president of the amalgam of major regional parties of Jammu and Kashmir. The newly-floated alliance also nominated CPIM leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami […]

ED again questions Farooq for 5 hours

ED again questions Farooq for 5 hours

NC passes resolution against ‘vindictive’ action Srinagar: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah was again questioned by the Enforcement Department (ED) on Wednesday, the second time within the last three days, in connection with the Rs 43 crore scam pertaining to JK Cricket Association. Abdullah, who turned 84 years on Wednesday, faced questioning from ED […]

Khawaja-Digar prayers draw thousands to Naqshband Sahib (RA) shrine

Khawaja-Digar prayers draw thousands to Naqshband Sahib (RA) shrine

Srinagar: Thousands of devotees offered traditional Khawaja-Digar at Naqshband Sahib (RA) shrine in Srinagar’s downtown on Wednesday. The annual congregational prayer known as Khawaja Digar at Hazrat Khawaja Syed Baha- ud-Din Naqshbandi (RA) shrine located at Khawaja Bazar in the city draws thousands of devotees from across Kashmir. Khawaja Digar is offered on 3 Rabi-ul-Awal […]

Crafts Mela in Srinagar deserted, desolate this year

Crafts Mela in Srinagar deserted, desolate this year

Srinagar: Under the “Vocal for Local” campaign inspired by Prime Minister Modi, the Jammu and Kashmir government organised the 15-day “Crafts Mela” this year at Numaish Gah (Kashmir Haat) in Srinagar city from October 13. It was meant to provide direct marketing support to artisans and weavers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Crafts Mela, […]

People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration formed after all-party meet

People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration formed after all-party meet

Srinagar: An all-party meeting at Farooq Abdullah’s residence on Thursday concluded with the affirmation of the Gupkar Declaration and its rechristening as the People’s Alliance of Gupkar Declaration. The meeting was called by Farooq Abdullah a day earlier after meeting with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti, who was released Tuesday night after 14 […]

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