NC pays tribute to Sheikh Nazir

NC pays tribute to Sheikh Nazir

SRINAGAR: National Conference on Friday paid glowing tributes to veteran NC leader and former general secretary advocate Sheikh Nazir Ahmed on his third death anniversary. Party President Farooq Abdullah and working president Omar Abdullah highlighted Sheikh Nazir Ahmed’s unparalleled contribution to the party and termed him as a statesman who stood in defence of his […]

Geelani barred again from offering Friday prayers

Srinagar: A spokesman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) on Friday lashed out at state police and authorities for barring Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani from offering congregational prayers. He said, “Geelani and other resistance leaders are barred from performing religious obligations which is interference in religious matters and clear violation of UN charter wherein […]

Patwaris continue strike

Srinagar: Working of the Revenue Department remained severely affected as Patwaris continued their pen down strike in support of their demands on the 3rd consecutive day on Friday. Under the banner of the All Jammu and Kashmir Patwari Association (AJKPA), the officials also staged a demonstration inside the premises of Deputy Commissioner’s Office here. On […]

Rains, snow likely from today: MeT

Rains, snow likely from today: MeT

SRINAGAR: The Meteorological Department has predicted rain and fresh snowfall at many places of the state from Friday. Director Meteorological Department, J&K, Sonam Lotus said that western disturbances are likely to hit J&K again after February 22. “There will be rain and snowfall at many places across the state during these two days, and higher […]

Dir SKIMS Case: Ahanger files contempt petition, HC seeks government reply

Dir SKIMS Case: Ahanger files contempt petition, HC seeks government reply

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Thursday sought explanation from government on why Dr A G Ahanger was not allowed to resume his duties as director SKIMS despite court orders. Directing the government to file a statement of facts within a weeks time to a fresh contempt petition filed by Dr Ahanger, Justice MK Hanjura […]

Kathua rape and murder: Geelani demands stringent, exemplary action against those involved in ‘heinous crime’

Kathua rape and murder: Geelani demands stringent, exemplary action against those involved in ‘heinous crime’

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday said that communalisation and politicisation of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua is “deplorable, disgusting and against all ethics.” He was addressing a rally called by joint resistance leadership at Abiguzer in Srinagar to protest against brutal killing and […]

Vendors assault SMC officials during anti-encroachment drive

Vendors assault SMC officials during anti-encroachment drive

Srinagar: Senior officers of Srinagar Municipal Corporation were assaulted by street vendors during encroachment drive in Srinagar, a spokesperson said. Spokesperson said that street vendors assaulted some senior most officers of the SMC during the drive that was launched in various areas including Mahraja Bazaar, Batamaloo , Hari Singh High Street and other areas. It […]

Traffic police books 116 mini-bus operators

SRINAGAR: In its drive against overloading in minibuses, Traffic Police has booked 116 mini-bus operators in Srinagar and served them with court challans. During the week-long drive eight mini-buses, 86 bikes/scooties and 263 vehicles were also seized in various traffic-related offences across the Srinagar City.