Kashmir movement nearing resolution: Prof Bhat

SRINAGAR: Senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader and chairman of his faction of the Muslim Conference, Professor Abdul Gani Bhat on Wednesday said the Kashmiri movement was at “crucial stage” and “nearer to resolution” and “this stage Kashmiris must stand up and reap the benefits.” “The movement for which we have rendered uncounted sacrifices since decades […]

Shopian killings: CoI allows CRPF to file reply by Jan 18

Srinagar: The one-man judicial commission probing the killing of four civilians in two separate incidents of firing by paramilitary CRPF in Shopian district in September last year, on Wednesday granted the CRPF time, till January 18, to file its reply about the incidents. As the Commission headed by Justice (Retd) ML Kaul began the sitting […]

Upgrade cricket infrastructure in state, Ranji cricketer to JKCA

SRINAGAR: J&K cricket team is making headlines for all the right reasons for making it to the quarter finals of India’s premier domestic tournament Ranji Trophy for the first time in five decades. J&K’s dream run was halted by Punjab defeating the Parvez Rasool led side by 100 runs in the last eight stages, but […]

Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrated across Kashmir

Srinagar: Tens of thousands of devotees from across the Valley converged at the revered Hazratbal shrine here Tuesday on the occasion of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW). Braving the winter chill, thousands of men, women and children thronged the shrine throughout the day to have a glimpse of the holy relic of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) which was displayed […]

Hurriyat (M) swears by 1993 constitution

SRINAGAR: Reiterating that Kashmir issue shall be resolved through either the United Nations resolutions or tripartite dialogue, Hurriyat Conference (M) Monday said its stand or policies are “in the larger interest of the movement” and are taken on the basis of “agreed collective view”. “Being representative of the people, every stand of Hurriyat Conference is […]

3 militants killed in Sopore

3 militants killed in Sopore

Baramulla: Three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants, including the outfit’s divisional commander, were killed Monday in a fierce gunbattle in Sopore area of this north Kashmir district, police said. A group of militants was passing through Muqdam Mohalla in Dooru area in the outskirts of Sopore when Army’s elite paratroopers, joined by the soldiers of 22 RR […]

Kashmir industry discriminated against Jammu: Industrialists

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government has miserably failed to ensure equitable growth and development in the industrial sector and Kashmir region continues to be grossly ignored and discriminating against Jammu region in industrial development, Valley based industrialists Monday said here. In an interactive program organised by Kashmir Small Scale Industries Association (KSSIA), Baghi Ali […]

Creation of new administrative units

SRINAGAR: Debate over the creation of new administrative units in the state ratcheted up further with a verbal spar between the ruling National Conference (NC) and opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the Cabinet Sub-Committee’s(CSC) meeting here Monday. The PDP also sought a special session of the Legislative Assembly to discuss the Mushtaq Ganai-led Commission’s report […]

Emergency medical aid on phone soon, says Minister

JAMMU: In a major healthcare reform, the Jammu and Kashmir Medical department will soon launch ‘102 Emergency Referral Ambulance Service on ‘ 102 ‘ toll free helpline in the state, with special focus to provide immediate medicare to the needy persons in rural areas. This was revealed by the Minister of State for Health, Shabir […]