Farooq, PDP delegation meet Guv, welcome decision on holding urban local body polls

Farooq, PDP delegation meet Guv, welcome decision on holding urban local body polls

SRINAGAR: Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here on Thursday. Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision to conduct these long pending polls and said that his Party looked forward to the […]

Governor hoists tricolour, reviews parade at I-Day function

Governor hoists tricolour, reviews parade at I-Day function

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday hoisted the tricolour at the state level function on the occasion of the I-Day, at Sher-i-Kashmir Cricket Stadium here. Governor inspected the parade and took the salute at a march past which was commanded by SSP Benam Tosh, Commanding Officer IR 17 Battalion. The contingents participating in the […]

Soldier injured as army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Rajouri

Soldier injured as army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: The Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Wednesday, an official said. An Army soldier was injured in the operation. At about 5.15 am, Army personnel noticed movement along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naushera Sector, the defence public relations officer said. […]

Police fire in air after loud bang near PS Pulwama

Police fire in air after loud bang near PS Pulwama

Pulwama: Panic gripped south Kashmir’s Pulwama town Wednesday evening after a loud bang and gunshots were heard near Police Station. Police sources told Kashmir Reader that a bang was heard near police station Pulwama, following which a guard on duty fired a few shots in air. SSP Pulwama, Chandan Kohli, said that there was some […]

Governor hosts I-Day ‘At Home’

Governor hosts I-Day ‘At Home’

SRINAGAR: Governor N. N. Vohra and the First Lady, Usha Vohra, hosted an ‘At Home’ at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre, here this evening, to celebrate the Independence Day. Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Speaker, Legislative Assembly; Justice Gita Mittal, Chief Justice of High Court; Omar Abdullah, former Chief Minister; K. Vijay Kumar, and Khurshid Ahmad […]

I-Day celebrated with traditional fervour across Kashmir

I-Day celebrated with traditional fervour across Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The 72nd Independence Day was on Wednesday celebrated across the Kashmir division with enthusiasm and traditional fervour. People from different sections of the society, including senior government functionaries, members of police, security forces and students of various educational institutions took part in the Independence Day functions at the district headquarters. Anantnag: The Deputy Commissioner […]