Jamiat, JKLF condemns attack on Tahiri’s house

Jamiat, JKLF condemns attack on Tahiri’s house

SRINAGAR: Jamiat Ahlehadith on Friday condemned the grenade attack on the residence of its member Zubair Ahmad Tahiri, who is the son of veteran Islamic scholar Abdul Rashid Tahiri. The Batamaloo residence of Tahiri was attacked on Eid, the religious organisation said in a statement issued here. “This is the second attack on the house […]

Two dead, 14 injured in Kashmir road accidents

Srinagar: A minor died while ten others were injured in different road accidents across the valley, police said Friday. In Ganderbal, a motorcycle bearing registration number JK01G-1836 hit and injured a 4 years old child identified as Rameez Ahmad Khatana son of  Sharif-ud-din resident of  Baba Nagri, Kangan. The injured was shifted to Sub District […]

Congress condemns release of stone pelters

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee Friday condemned the release of youths held over stone pelting charges by Mehbooba Mufti government. “We strongly condemn the suo moto release of stone-pelters without scrutinising the harshness of their offence,” General Secretary of JKPCC and former minister, Manohar lal Sharma said today. Sharma said the BJP and […]

Girl attempts suicide, rescued

SRINAGAR: A young girl on Friday afternoon attempted suicide by jumping into river Jhelum in Srinagar. Reports said that a 19 year old girl jumped into Jhelum around 4 PM from Budshah bridge. She lives at Chinkral Mohalla. An onlooker local youth instantly jumped into the river and rescued the girl. Cops from police station […]

CM condoles demise of Peer Mohammad Amin

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti has condoled the demise of Peer Mohammad Amin, the Sajjada Nasheen (custodian) of the shrine of Sultan-ul-Aarifeen Sheikh Hamza Makhdoomi (RA). The Chief Minister lauded the contribution of Peer Mohammad Amin in the passing around the teachings of the great and revered Sufi saint Hazrat Sheikh Hamza Makhdoomi (RA). […]

Despite scorching heat, excitement of Eid shopping in Srinagar

Despite scorching heat, excitement of Eid shopping in Srinagar

By ISHFAQ RESHI SRINAGAR: Despite continuous scorching heat in the valley since last couple of days, intense shopping and bargaining was witnessed between customers and shopkeepers on Tuesday, as citizens across the city remained busy in shopping ahead of -Eidul Fitr which will be celebrated after the sighting of the Shawal moon. Markets of the […]

Geelani calls for protest after Eid prayers

Geelani calls for protest after Eid prayers

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Tuesday appealed people to stage peaceful protests after the Eid congregational prayers against various government policies. He said that the Eid is a day of happiness and blessings but the Kashmiri nation had so far “missed the real spirit of this day because of the atrocities and […]

Malik calls for protest on Eid

Malik calls for protest on Eid

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, on Tuesday appealed the people to stage pro-freedom protest on Eid-ul-Fitr. In a statement issued here, Malik asked the people “to raise their voices on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr and register their peaceful protest so that a strong message goes out from Kashmir against […]

Sanat Nagar Maternity Home doctors removed from cozy chambers

Sanat Nagar Maternity Home doctors removed from cozy chambers

SRINAGAR: Following the personal intervention of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in the shabby affairs of Sanat Nagar Maternity Home, the Health department has shifted most of the doctors posted here. The 7 doctors who were attached in the Maternity Home Sanat Nagar  have been transferred and as per  sanctioned strength new doctors would be posted […]