Kejriwal, Modi two sides of same coin: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR:  The Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference Saturday said that Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Admi Party (AAP) was no different than BJP or Congress. “We consider Arvind Kajriwal and Narendra Modi as the two sides of the same coin because both of them favor the illegal and unjust occupation of Kashmir by India,” a statement issued […]

JK to provide over 36000 solar lights in villages

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir government is in the process of providing 36,891 solar home lights and street lights to 299 villages and hamlets in the state. Minister of State for Science and Technology, Feroz Ahmed said that so far 244 villages and 15 hamlets have been provided with solar home lighting system from last few […]

1-day-old baby abandoned near Makhdoom Sahab’s shrine

SRINAGAR: In a fresh case of baby abandoning, the police on Saturday recovered a newly-born female baby near the shrine of Makhdoom Sahab in old city here. Police said it recovered the baby from vicinity of the shrine, which is located atop the Koh-i-Maran mountain in the middle of old Srinagar. The baby, said to […]

Palpora residents hold protests over water logging

Srinagar: Irked at government failure to dewater the area, the residents of New Colony, Palapora, which falls under Eidgah constituency of Srinagar, Saturday staged a protest. Men, women and children carrying black flags, placards and banners assembled at Press Enclave here and staged a protest before police swung into action and detained more than two […]

Jama’at reiterates its claim on Geelani’s house

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) on Saturday reiterated its claim that the Hyderpora house of its erstwhile leader and Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani actually belongs to it and that the latter is only ‘lifelong custodian’ of the property. JeI amir Mohammad Abdullah Wani said the recent meeting between senior party members and Hurriyat (G) […]

HCBA hold Milad Conference

SRINAGAR:  Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA) organized a Milad Conference here in Sadder Court complex. In a statement, the HCBA general secretary said that the speaker in Conference while paying rich tributes to Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) highlighted various aspects of his holy life. The Conference, presided over by HCBA president, Advocate […]

Kashmir shuts over Lolab killings

Kashmir shuts over Lolab killings

Srinagar: Curfew-like restrictions continued for the fourth consecutive day Friday in Kupwara town of north Kashmir, while a complete shutdown was observed in rest of the Valley in response to the call given by Hurriyat Conference (G) over the killing of seven alleged militants in Lolab forests by Army last week. Here in the capital […]

Army JCO shoots himself dead

Srinagar: A Junior Commissioned officer (JCO) committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in central Kashmir’s Budgam district late Friday, reports said. JCO, Surinder Singh of 2 Rashtriya Rifles posted at Soibugh Army camp, shot himself with his service rifle, a local news agency GNS quoted sources as saying. “After hearing gunshot his […]

‘Soldier among 5 arrested for stone pelting’

Srinagar: An Army trooper was among five persons arrested by police for stone pelting in Lolab, Kupwara on Friday, a local news agency said. “After Friday prayers, a group of youth was protesting near Radnag village against killing of seven alleged militants in Lalpora (last week). The protesters also hurled stones at forces deployed in […]

ADG’s private secretary accorded warm farewell

JAMMU: Abdul Rashid Malik, private secretary to additional DGP (Armed) was accorded a warm send off on Friday on his superannuation. In a statement, police spokesman described malik as “a highly decorated officer who rendered 34 years of unblemished and distinguished services in Jammu and Kashmir Police department in different capacities.” Malik hailing from Inder […]