Pegasus snooping: Use of spying technology against civil society, regime critics, journalists always concerning:, says US

Pegasus snooping: Use of spying technology against civil society, regime critics, journalists always concerning:, says US

WASHINGTON: The US has said it is against the use of spying technology on civil society, regime critics and journalists through “extrajudicial means”, even as it maintained that it has no particular insight into the Pegasus snooping case in India. The alleged use of the Pegasus software to spy on politicians, journalists, human rights defenders […]

Observe Eid with simplicity: Grand Mufti

Observe Eid with simplicity: Grand Mufti

SRINAGAR: For the second consecutive year, people are celebrating Eid under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic in Jammu and Kashmir. This will be another addition to the list of miseries that people have been facing here for many years now. The Eid namaz, one of the main components of the festival, will be held […]

Rajasthani animal traders find greener pastures in Kashmir

Rajasthani animal traders find greener pastures in Kashmir

Srinagar: Many animal traders from mainland India, particularly from Rajasthan, have ventured into Kashmir valley on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, with the hope of making better earning than in the Covid-affected market back home. These traders mainly bring sheep, goats, and camels to sell them off here in Kashmir, either directly or through the locals […]

Lt Governor greets people on Eid ul-Azha

Lt Governor greets people on Eid ul-Azha

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has greeted the people of Jammu & Kashmir UT on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. In his message of felicitation, the Lt Governor observed that the festival is celebration of the spirit of inclusiveness and endorses the sense of generosity amongst all the sections of the society. “On this auspicious […]

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha in pandemic’s shadow

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha in pandemic’s shadow

Cairo: Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns about the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, is typically marked by communal prayers, large social gatherings and, for many, slaughtering of livestock and […]

Policeman’s wife, daughter shot at in Verinag

Policeman’s wife, daughter shot at in Verinag

Anantnag: Unidentified gunmen shot at and injured the wife and daughter of a policeman, late Tuesday evening, here in Verinag area of Anantnag district. The injured have been identified as Nahida Jan, wife of Sajad Ahmad Malik, who is a police constable, and their daughter Madiha, aged about 18. “Malik is posted as a constable […]

Mercury to rise, again, from today

Mercury to rise, again, from today

Highway closed for maintenance SRINAGAR: The Meteorological centre in Srinagar on Tuesday said that the weather will be going to be dry from Wednesday across Kashmir valley. Director of the centre, Sonum Lotus, told Kashmir Reader, “The weather from 21-25 July will remain mainly dry but there is a chance of light rainfall in some […]

6 die from Covid in 24 hours in J&K

6 die from Covid in 24 hours in J&K

SRINAGAR: Six deaths from Covid and 88 new cases, including 35 from Jammu division and 53 from Kashmir division, were reported on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir. The deaths include 5 from Jammu division and 1 from Kashmir Division. The official daily bulletin said that 221 more COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged from various […]

Ladakh reports 7 cases

Ladakh reports 7 cases

Leh: The Union Territory of Ladakh recorded seven COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, taking its infection tally to 20,264, while 11 more patients were cured of the disease, pushing the number of recoveries to 19,959, officials said. All seven new cases are in Leh, they said. There was no fresh fatality due to the disease in […]

IAF base attack: Probe points at ordnance factory across border

IAF base attack: Probe points at ordnance factory across border

Srinagar: Drones have added a new dimension to security threats from militant groups and investigations into the attack on the Jammu IAF station last month show the involvement of “non-state actors” supported by state actors such as the ordnance factory of Pakistan, DGP Dilbag Singh said on Tuesday. He also pointed out that in the […]