National Conference women activists protest in Srinagar against ‘unscheduled’ power cuts in Kashmir

National Conference women activists protest in Srinagar against ‘unscheduled’ power cuts in Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Conference (Women’s wing) Monday held a protest rally in Srinagar against the unscheduled power cuts across the valley. Led by MLA Habba Kadal, Shameema Firdous, scores of women’s activists marched from NC party headquarters Nawa-i-Subh complex to Polo View at Lalchowk. Carrying placards and raising slogans, the activists held candles in their hands […]

Jammu and Kashmir state administration mourns demise of Iqbal Khandey

Jammu and Kashmir state administration mourns demise of Iqbal Khandey

Jammu: A condolence meeting was convened in the Civil Secretariat here today to mourn the demise of Mohammad Iqbal Khandey, former J&K Chief Secretary, who passed away in Srinagar this morning. Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, Administrative Secretaries and other senior officers attended the condolence meeting. Advisor Kumar remembered Iqbal […]

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM’s Omar, Mehbooba condole demise of Ex-Chief Secretary Iqbal Khandey

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM’s Omar, Mehbooba condole demise of  Ex-Chief Secretary Iqbal Khandey

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister’s Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday condoled the demise of former chief secretary Muhammad Iqbal Khanday. The 1978-batch IAS officer passed away late last night at SKIMS Soura. Omar, the National Conference Working president, took to twitter and wrote: “Sorry to hear about the demise of Iqbal Khanday […]

2-day International conference on ‘Contemporary Discourse On Women In Islam’ begins at IUST

2-day International conference on ‘Contemporary Discourse On Women In Islam’ begins at IUST

Srinagar: The Two-Day International conference on ‘Contemporary Discourse on Women in Islam’ began at Islamic University of Science and Technology on Monday.   Head Department of Islamic Studies, Dr. Afroz Ahmad Bisati welcomed the guests and participants and gave a context to need for organizing the conference and the questions revolving around women and Islam. The keynote […]

People propagating ‘brutal execution’ videos in Kashmir under scanner, ‘strong action’ will follow: IGP Pani

People propagating ‘brutal execution’ videos in Kashmir under scanner, ‘strong action’ will follow: IGP Pani

Srinagar: The Kashmir police chief has said that the execution video’s of “civilians” in Kashmir by militants is a reflection of ‘terror’ crimes. Speaking to New Delhi based News 24 channel, the Inspector General of Police Kashmir range, SP Pani said that the people propagating these ‘brutal execution’ videos on social media are also under scanner and […]

Trump’s attacks on media “greatest threat” to democracy: says retd Navy SEAL who killed Osama

Trump’s attacks on media “greatest threat” to democracy: says retd Navy SEAL who killed Osama

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s attacks on the news media represent the “greatest threat” to democracy, the retired Navy SEAL, who oversaw the killing of Osama bin Laden and the capture of Saddam Hussein, has said. William McRaven’s remarks on Sunday came after Trump derided the retired Navy SEAL and Special Operations commander as a “Hillary […]

Kargil coldest at minus 8.8; Weather to remain dry for next three days: Met

Kargil coldest at minus 8.8; Weather to remain dry for next three days: Met

Srinagar: A partial cloud cover will continue in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, Kashmir Meteorological department said. The cloud cover has helped improve the minimum temperatures across the Valley. Meanwhile, the Met department said that Kargil in Ladakh region was the coldest at minus 8.8 degrees Celsius. The department said that dry spell was likely […]

Rupee sheds 9 paise against US dollar

Rupee sheds 9 paise against US dollar

Mumbai: The rupee depreciated by 9 paise to 72.02 against the US dollar in early trade Monday at the interbank foreign exchange, halting its four-day winning streak, ahead of RBI’s board meet. Fresh demand for the American currency from importers amid rise in crude prices weighed on the domestic unit, dealers said. However, weakness in […]