Hurriyat (M) petitions SHRC, seeks arrest of accused cops

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday filed a petition in State Human Rights Commission, seeking registration of an FIR and arrest of IRP personnel who allegedly   killed 18-year-old youth on Friday last in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The teenager, Farhat Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar of Shahgund, Sonawari, was […]

Bandipora teenager’s Killing

SRINAGAR: Parallel factions of Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday condemned the killing of 18-year-old boy by government forces in Naidkhai area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday evening as “display of state-terrorism” and called for a complete shutdown on Sunday. Abdullah’s rule worst ever for Kashmiris: […]

Depute central team to assess damage done to horticulture industry: PDP tells Manmohan

SRINAGAR: Opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday urged Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh to depute a central team to assess the damage done to the horticulture industry in Jammu and Kashmir due to recent snowfall. “My appeal to the Prime Minister is to depute a central team for assessment of losses to horticulture industry […]

CRICKET ROW: Barring few, Meerut varsity willing to readmit expelled students, says Matoo

SRINAGAR: National Conference youth leader Junaid Azim Matoo, who was sent to  Meerut by  Chief Minister Omar Abdullah after 67 Kashmir students were expelled  from Swami Vivekananda Subharti University for cheering Pakistan against India in a cricket match, Friday  said that barring couple of students the university is ready to readmit all the students. He […]

Chachra expresses satisfaction on ‘elimination of militants’

Srinagar: Army Friday expressed satisfaction over the preparedness and synergy between the forces which resulted in the killing of 21 militants and arrest of 13 others in Kashmir valley since the beginning of this year. “Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra arrived in Srinagar today and was briefed by Srinagar-based Chinar Corps Commander Lt […]

JK student dies under mysterious circumstances

Ghaziabad: A 17-year-old student from Jammu and Kashmir fell to death from his school hostel building under mysterious circumstances in Kavi Nagar area here, police said Friday. The student, identified as Mohammed Safi, was studying in Class 11 in Kendriya Vidyalaya in Kamla Nehru Nagar of Ghaziabad. His father, an Army man, lives with his […]

UK-based disaster response expert offers to train JK cops

Srinagar: Government needs to equip police force with training and machinery to face the catastrophes in Jammu and Kashmir. This was stated by London-based disaster response expert, Dr (Capt) Sohail Nasti Kashmir-born Nasti also  heads Mother Helpage World Wide (MHW) which works in 20 countries across the globe including India. Dr Nasti specializes in disaster […]

SNOWFALL AFTERMATH

SNOWFALL AFTERMATH

Srinagar: Ruling National Conference ministers Ali Muhammad Sagar and Sajad Ahmed Kitchloo Thursday refuted allegations of opposition parties that government was ill-prepared for the snowfall leading to massive power shutdown and road blockades in the Kashmir Valley Both the Ministers said that their “movement” was restricted  because of the Model Code of Conduct for the […]

Kashmir more advanced than USA, says Taj Mohiuddin

Srinagar: Senior Congress leader and Health Minister Taj Mohi-u-Din  was Thursday all praises for the ruling coalition’s “up-to-mark” performance in dealing with the situation arising out of heavy snowfall across Kashmir valley. “Despite heavy snowfall, electricity across Kashmir Valley was restored within just eight  hours which is not possible in even United State of America,” […]

Most of essential services restored: Div Com

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner  Kashmir  Shalindra Kumar said the administration has mobilized its men and machinery to restore the essential services and almost 90 percent of essential services have been restored. He was briefing media persons about the measures being taken for restoration of essential service after the heavy snowfall in the valley. Among others District […]

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