‘Deeply disturbed’ Governor discusses student protests with Bukhari, Dhar

‘Deeply disturbed’ Governor discusses student protests with Bukhari, Dhar

SRINAGAR: “Deeply disturbed” by the unending student protests  in Kashmir Valley, Governor N N Vohra held a series of meetings  on Wednesday to discuss the issue. Vohra held discussions with Education minister Altaf Bukhari, President of the DP Dhar Memorial Trust, Vijay Dhar, and Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir with Prof Khurshid Andrabi. A statement […]

Seventh Urs of Ahad Bub observed in Sopore

Seventh Urs of Ahad Bub observed in Sopore

SOPORE: Seventh Urs of famous mystic Ahad Bub was observed with devotion and fervour at his residence in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Wednesday. Scores of people from different parts of the Kashmir including women and children came to celebrate the Urs of Ahad Sahib and offered special prayers at his grave located near his […]

Infiltration bid foiled in Uri, claims army

Infiltration bid foiled in Uri, claims army

BARAMULLA: The army on Wednesday claimed that they foiled an infiltration bid in Rampora Sector of Boniyar in Uri of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.  In a statement army claimed that a group of militants tried to sneak into this side of Kashmir at Torna Sector along the line of control on Tuesday night but the […]

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

Omar Abdullah meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Omar Abdullah, MLA and former Chief Minister, called on Governor NN Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here. Abdullah apprised the Governor about his views regarding the obtaining law and order, education and development scenario in the State. The Governor discussed with Abdullah the measures required to be taken at this juncture and particularly urged […]

20 injured as passenger vehicle turns turtle in Tral

20 injured as passenger vehicle turns turtle in Tral

Tral: At least 20 people were injured, some of them critically, when a vehicle turned turtle in south Kashmir’s Tral area on Wednesday afternoon. A passenger vehicle (JK13-9897) on its way to Tral from Laam village  turned turtle near Dhobiwan Tral. The injured passengers were immediately rushed to Sub District  Hospital Tral. Among the injured, […]

Ladakh Srinagar road to open soon: DC Ganderbal

Ladakh Srinagar road to open soon: DC Ganderbal

Ganderbal: The Srinagar-Leh highway is likely to be thrown open for vehicular traffic within few days, DC Ganderbal Tariq Hussain Ganie said Wednesday after a visit to Zero Point Zojila. The snow clearance process is underway in the tough Zojila pass and zero point areas in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir. Ganie said that the […]

Despite bail Asiya, Fahmeeda not released

Despite bail Asiya, Fahmeeda not released

Srinagar: Despite bail granted to them by a magistrate here, the authorities have not released pro-freedom leader and chairperson of the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Syeda Asiya Andrabi and her aide Sofi Fahmeeda. The two were arrested on April 26 in a case registered against them by police under penal code sections of 107 and 151. According […]

Illegal timber seized in Kangan

Illegal timber seized in Kangan

Ganderbal: Forest Protection Force Ganderbal Wednesday seized 97.4-ft illicit timber (Deodar) at forest area of Najwan Kangan in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Assistant Director Forest Protection Force Ganderbal , Mohammad Ashraf  told  Kashmir Reader that they have seized illegal 97.4 feet (Deodar) timber in forest compartment no 1 Sindh Range in Najwan area of the […]