Desist from issuing controversial statements: Malik to Pak

Desist from issuing controversial statements: Malik to Pak

SRINAGAR: Kashmiris are being brutalized, terrorized and are passing through a tough time. In these testing times, instead of issuing statements that may create confusion among the ranks and files of Kashmiris, it is prudent to highlight the miseries of Kashmiris across the globe. This was stated by the chairman of Jammu Kashmir liberation front […]

Saeed Naqvi visits IUST: ‘One TV prog divided the whole world’

Saeed Naqvi visits IUST: ‘One TV prog divided the whole world’

AWANTIPORA: Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC) at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) organised a interaction session with veteran journalist and author, Saeed Naqvi, on his recently released book, ‘Being the Other: The Muslim in India’. Speaking on the occasion on Tuesday, Naqvi said the present day sufferings find their causes […]

Mirwaiz stresses immediate rehab of Nowshera fire victims

SRINAGAR: Expressing deep anguish over huge loss of property in the fire incident at Nalbal Nowshera in downtown, patron of Darul-Khair Mirwaiz Umar Farooq expressed hearty solidarity and sympathy to almost over a dozen families, whose houses got damaged in the blaze and stressed for the immediate rehabilitate of the sufferers. According to a statement […]

Dr Iqbal’s book released

Dr Iqbal’s book released

Scholars underscore essence of interfaith dialogue SRINAGAR: Intellectuals of repute on Monday called for inter-faith debates to narrow down differences between the peoples of the world to ensure a peaceful and dignified world. The scholars spoke at the launch of new book authored by renowned historian Dr Sheikh Mohammad Iqbal, titled Islam and Christianity in […]

Police file charges in JE’s abetment of suicide case

Police file charges in JE’s abetment of suicide case

Srinagar: A charge sheet was produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court here on Monday in the case of JE Mudasir Aziz’s abetment of suicide case. The case against Mudasir Aziz’s husband Javid Bungree, his sister Nazima, and paternal aunt Sabeena, who are out on bail, was later transferred to passenger tax court. Police has […]

Bar says FEMA notice to Yasin Malik illegal

Bar says FEMA notice to Yasin Malik illegal

SRINAGAR: J&K High Court Bar Association has described the FEMA notice issued to JKLF Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik and two others, by the Enforcement Directorate, in a 17-year-old case “contrary to law and aimed at only to tease, torture and humiliate pro-freedom Kashmiri leadership and their activists”. In a statement issued here, the association said […]

HC seeks compliance report on Hirpora sanctuary

HC seeks compliance report on Hirpora sanctuary

Petitioner pleads for protection of endangered species; says construction agency carrying out illegal blasting SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court directed the government to file a compliance report regarding Hirpora wildlife sanctuary in district Shopain within a week. The division bench, comprising Justice Ramalingum Sudhakar and Justice M K Hanjura, issued the orders after […]

Conducive atmosphere prime requirement for negotiations: Geelani

Conducive atmosphere prime requirement for negotiations: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman and chief of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Syed Ali Geelani Saturday said that conducive atmosphere was a prerequisite for negotiations. Chairing an executive council meet of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat at Hyderpora, Geelani said that state sponsored violence, arrests, intimidations and killings would further deteriorate the “horrendous” situation in Jammu and Kashmir. According to statement issued by […]

MGNREGA employees hold protest to demand regularization

MGNREGA employees hold protest to demand regularization

SRINAGAR: Demanding regularization of their services in Rural Development Department (RDD), the members of All Jammu and Kashmir MGNREGA Employees Association staged a protest against government on Saturday. The protesting employees first assembled inside Pratap Park here and accused government of failing to frame a job policy for them. The protest saw the participation of […]

Dissent in Jamiat over Majeed Dar’s re-induction

Dissent in Jamiat over Majeed Dar’s re-induction

Srinagar: Several members of Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadees have protested the re-induction of Abdul Majeed Dar into the organization. Dar is one of the main accused in the assassination of former Jamiat president Showkat Ahmad Shah. A statement issued after a meeting of “key members from all districts” on Saturday in Lal Bazar Srinagar said the members […]