Jama’at chief condoles Maulana Zubair-ul-Hassan’s demise

SRINAGAR: Jama’at chief, Mohammad Abdullah Wani, Wednesday condoled the demise of Maulana Zubair-ul-Hassan, Ameer of Tableeghi Jama’at, who passed away on Tuesday in New Delhi. According to a statement issued by Jama’at spokesperson, Wani in his condolence message said that Hassan’s death has robbed Muslim Ummah of “a self-less scholar and a great spiritual leader.” […]

Kashmir Inc demands reevaluated compensation for flyover-affected shopkeepers

Kashmir Inc demands reevaluated compensation for flyover-affected shopkeepers

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), an umbrella of traders bodies in the Valley, has demanded reevaluation for the compensation to be provided to the Flyover affected shopkeepers on Jehanghir Chowk- Rambagh Road. Chairman, KEA, Mohammad Yasin Khan, in a statement, said it is unfortunate that the authorities insist on paying the same compensation decided […]

LS polls 2014: Factsheet on JK

Srinagar: The 16th Lok Sabha elections would be held in six Parliamentary constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir on five poll days, namely April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 17. Polling will be held at 9,633 polling stations spread across 7,346 polling station locations. Out of the state’s total of 69,33,118 electors as on February […]

Affected traders from Solina call on Rural Development Minister

SRINAGAR: Shopkeepers from Solina Bazaar here, whose shops will get affected by the Jehanghir Chowk – Rambagh Flyover, on which the construction has already began, have called on Rural Development Minister, Ali Mohammad Sagar and Additional General Secretary, National Conference, Mustafa Kamal to discuss their problems, Traders Association Solina Bazaar said Wednesday in a statement. […]

KU represents India at SAUFEST-2014

SRINAGAR: A Literary team from University of Kashmir (KU) led by its Cultural Officer, Shahid Ali Khan, represented the Indian delegation in the 7th South Asian University Festival (SAUFEST) hosted by Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar Punjab. A KU statement said that the event is organized by Association of Indian Universities and Ministry of Youth Affairs, […]


SRINAGAR: Senior leader of Hurriyat Conference (M) and chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (H) Javaid Ahmad Mir Wednesday welcomed Crimea’s decision to declare independence from Ukraine and said the move will prove morale boaster for Kashmiri people. “Crimea’s decision to declare independence from Ukraine will prove a morale booster for our freedom struggle […]

NABARD organises awareness camp for female candidates in Kupwara

KUPWARA: NABARD conducted a financial awareness programme for female trainees at Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) here, according to an official spokesperson. The programme was attended by large number of female trainees undergoing training at the institute. The programme was attended by Director RSETI, I/C Lead District Manager and Co-ordinator, Financial Literacy and Credit […]

JCB launches ‘Service Camp 2014’ in J&K

SRINAGAR: JCB India Ltd, construction equipment manufacturer, Wednesday announced the start of the ‘2014 National Service Camp’ from March 19 to 30 for backhoe loaders in all its dealerships, including those in Jammu and Kashmir, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday. “With this Campaign, JCB is inviting its patrons (customers) to meet and recognize their […]

Dal Khalsa delegation visits ailing Geelani

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Dal Khalsa Punjab Wednesday called on ailing Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani in New-Delhi and wished him speedy recovery. The five-member delegation led by Kanwar Pal Singh also hailed Geelani’s “fearless and unambiguous stand on Kashmir,” a spokesman for the Hurriyat faction said in a statement. “ The Dal […]

Cricket row: Mirwaiz assures help to expelled students

Cricket row: Mirwaiz assures help to expelled students

SRINAGAR: A delegation of students who were expelled from Swami Viveknanad Subharti University (SVSU) in Meerut for cheering Pakistan against India in cricket match, called on Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq who assured them that the pro-freedom amalgam would utilize its all resources to save their career. In a statement, a Hurriyat Conference […]