JKLF pays tributes to martyrs

Srinagar: The JKLF chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, on Thursday paid tributes to advocate Muhammad Hussein, Muhammad Yakoob Khan, Ghulam Muhammad, Shaheed Muhammad Maqbool Teli on their martyrdom anniversary. “These martyrs sacrificed their today for our tomorrow. Shaheed advocate Hussain was a highly-educated person who embraced martyrdom at JKLF headquarters,” he said in a statement issued […]

Acid attack: 2 prosecution witnesses depose in court

Acid attack: 2 prosecution witnesses depose in court

SRINAGAR: Two prosecution witnesses on Wednesday deposed before the Principal District and Session Judge Srinagar in the case involving acid attack on a law student in 2014. The witnesses included the landlord of the shop belonging to the accused duo and a shopkeeper from an adjacent shop. The prosecution has included them in the list […]

HC asks Sessions Judges to give pendency of cases by Feb 5

HC asks Sessions Judges to give pendency of cases by Feb 5

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir high court has directed all Principal and Sessions Judges to provide consolidated statement regarding cases pending in the districts for last month. “The statement must reach the registry (of the court) by February 5,” reads an order by M K Hanjura, Registrar General of the high court. As per a […]

90 breaches caused by September-2014 floods in Jhelum plugged: Govt

90 breaches caused by September-2014 floods in Jhelum plugged: Govt

Srinagar: Nearly ninety breaches caused by the September-2014 floods in Jehlum River have been plugged by the Irrigation and Flood Control Department. This was revealed during a review meeting held by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Asgar Hassan Samoon on Wednesday with the Chief Engineer of Irrigation and Flood Control and officers of concerned departments. The […]

DC Srinagar reviews pace of dredging

DC Srinagar reviews pace of dredging

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone on Wednesday reviewed the progress of dredging on river Jhelum and inspected various dredging spots in the district. The Deputy Commissioner who was accompanied by Superintending Engineer Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) and AEE Sub Division Srinagar inspected the dredging sites at Soiteng, Shivpora, Abdullah Bridge and Noorbagh. […]

JKLF (R) calls for shutdown on Feb 9, 11

Srinagar: Paying tributes to Maqbool Bhat and Afzal Guru, Chairman JKLF (R), Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate on Wednesday called for statewide shutdown on 9 and 11 February. In a statement issued here, Dar said, “These two martyrs are icons of our freedom movement and we are obliged to follow their mission.” Expressing anguish […]

HC appoints administrative judges for all districts

HC appoints administrative judges for all districts

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Tuesday appointed administrative judges for all districts in the state. As per an order issued by registrar general of the High Court, justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir has been appointed administrative judge for Jammu, Baramulla, Leh, MACT Jammu, Divisional Consumer Forum Jammu, special tribunal (Revenue) Jammu, Labour court and Industrial […]

DD Kashir artists stage ‘protest play’ against Prasar Bharti, I&B ministry

DD Kashir artists stage ‘protest play’ against Prasar Bharti, I&B ministry

Srinagar: Television artists associated with DD Kashir on Tuesday staged a street play here as a symbolic protest against Prasar Bharti and Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry, New Delhi. Dozens of the artists staged the 30-minute play at press Enclave here in presence of media. They accused Prasar Bha-rti and the Information and Broadcasting ministry […]

Geelani demands reopening of advocate Regoo’s fake encounter case

Geelani demands reopening of advocate Regoo’s fake encounter case

SRINAGAR: Paying a tribute to advocate Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Regoo on his 18th death anniversary, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Tuesday demanded reopening of his murder case. Geelani, in a statement issued here, described Regoo as a brilliant advocate and a staunch supporter of Kashmir struggle “who was arrested in a joint operation […]

Teenager attempts immolation to protest demolition drive in lakes’ interiors

Teenager attempts immolation to protest demolition drive in lakes’ interiors

SRINAGAR: A teenage boy attempted to immolate himself on Monday in protest against the demolition drive launched by Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) in the interiors of Dal and Nigeen lakes at Ashai Bagh and Saidakadal localities here. A student of class 12, Manzoor Ahmad Darzi set himself on fire during a demonstration at […]