Hurriyat (M) on NFSA: Mitigate people’s problems or we will join protests

Hurriyat (M) on NFSA: Mitigate people’s problems or we will join protests

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Wednesday said it would join the protests against NFSA implementation if the government “doesn’t ease people’s miseries”, even as it termed the Act as an “aggressive ploy to harass and victimise Kashmiris”. As per a statement issued here, the conglomerate held a meeting of its executive council at its Rajbagh […]

Why is media coverage being hampered, Press Council asks NIT, Srinagar

Why is media coverage being hampered, Press Council asks NIT, Srinagar

New Delhi: The Press Council of India (PCI) on Wednesday served notice to the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, for allegedly imposing restrictions on media from covering of news in the campus. Taking suo-motu cognizance on the matter, following tensions in the campus, the council in a letter to the Director of NIT, Srinagar, […]

HC dismisses Qayoom Wani’s appeal against its March 4 verdict

HC dismisses Qayoom Wani’s appeal against its March 4 verdict

SRINAGAR: The J&K high court on Tuesday upheld its single bench verdict which on March 4 dismissed employees’ leader Qayoom Wani’s plea against his transfer to Tangmarg School by the state’s Education department. “Having minutely gone through the impugned judgment, we are of the view that the writ court (single bench) has dealt with the […]

Azadi camp criticises admin for denying Shah participation in aunt’s funeral

Azadi camp criticises admin for denying Shah participation in aunt’s funeral

Srinagar: Pro-freedom leadership on Tuesday condemned the continuous detention of Democratic Freedom Party’s chairman, Shabir Ahmad Shah, and also the authorities’ decision of not allowing him to participate in the last rites of his aunt. A spokesman of Hurriyat Conference (M), in a statement issued here, said the government’s decision of stopping Shah in the […]

Safety of Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk Flyover reviewed

Safety of Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk Flyover reviewed

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Tuesday in a meeting convened to review the safety of under construction Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk Flyover project said that safety of any project should be of utmost importance. The Div Com instructed the concerned for safety audit of flyover to be taken up as soon as possible. He was […]

JKLF (R) condemns arrest spree in south Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Chairman JKLF (R) Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate on Tuesday condemned the arrest spree and slapping of PSA on young boys in Anantnag and Kulgam areas of south Kashmir. In a statement issued here, Dar said, “The state administration is hell bent upon ruining the career of these young boys. Despite getting bail […]

JeI to observe April 4 as day of forgiveness

JeI to observe April 4 as day of forgiveness

Srinagar: Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), the largest politico-religious organisation on Monday resolved to mark April 4 as a black day to commemorate vandalising of Islamic properties by certain elements on this day back in 1979. The organisation said the day must be marked with ‘resilience and forgiveness’. The members were recounting the horrors of this day during […]

2 held in Srinagar on suspicion

SRINAGAR: Police has detained two persons here on suspicion of links with militants. The duo has been identified as Ubaid Tariq Untoo and Yawar Muzafar Tanga of north Kashmir’s Sopore. Senior superintendent of police Srinagar, Amit Kumar, said, “The duo has been detained on charges of suspicion.”

Refrain from throwing garbage in open: SMC Commissioner to hospitals

SRINAGAR: While conducting inspection of a Maternity Hospital L.D here at Wazir Bagh, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation Bashir Ahmad Khan on Monday issued on spot instructions to the hospital authorities to refrain from throwing garbage in open in its backyard. Basher Ahmad Khan who was accompanied by various Senior Municipal Officers during his visit took […]