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Police hands over 9 persons arrested by SOG Srinagar to NIA

Police hands over 9 persons arrested by SOG Srinagar to NIA

Srinagar: Nine persons arrested in Kashmir by police’s Special Operation Group (SOG) in November last year for alleged militant links were on Tuesday handed over to National Investigation Agency (NIA). Official sources told Global News Service (GNS) that two persons identified as Tahir Ahmad Khan son of Ali Mohammad of Chandrigam Tral and Haris Mushtaq […]

Governor Malik’s remarks paradoxical to the ground situation: Dr Farooq

Governor Malik’s remarks paradoxical to the ground situation: Dr Farooq

Srinagar: The National Conference (NC) President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that the awful situation in south Kashmir contradicts the recent claims of Governor SP Malik on ‘Operation All-out’. Addressing various delegations at party head quarters here the former Chief Minister Dr Abdullah claimed that NC does not work on whims and compulsions. We […]

Day temp drops as MeT forecasts ‘stronger intensity’ snow from Jan 19

Day temp drops as MeT forecasts ‘stronger intensity’ snow from Jan 19

Srinagar: People particularly commuters faced chilly conditions on Tuesday as day temperatures across the Kashmir Valley dropped while minimum temperature remained far below freezing point in the Valley. A meteorological department official told GNS that Srinagar, the summer capital of the state, recorded a low of minus 5.8 degrees Celsius and a maximum of 5.7 degree […]

Coalition government not in J&K’s interests: Omar

Coalition government not in J&K’s interests: Omar

Kulgam: Seeking a strong mandate in the next Assembly elections, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said coalition government was not in the interest of the Jammu and Kashmir. The coalition governments in J&K has proved detrimental to state’s interests and that the need of the hour is to have a strong, single mandated […]

H&ME Deptt issues appointment orders of 921 Medical Officers

H&ME Deptt issues appointment orders of 921 Medical Officers

JAMMU: To augment health care facilities in the rural and far flung areas of the state, Health and Medical Education (H&ME) Department today issued appointment orders to 921 Medical Officers recruited on fast track basis. To fast track the recruitment process, the H&MEM Department had made relevant provisions in the rules and SRO, which paved […]

Kashmiris being used to score political points by national parties, Mehbooba

Kashmiris being used to score political points by national parties, Mehbooba

Srinagar: Questioning the timing of filing charge-sheet in Jawahalal Nehru University (JNU) case, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said Kashmiris are being used to score extra political points by the national parties. The former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, who headed a coalition government with BJP till June last year, said she was […]

Normal life crippled in parts of south Kashmir

Normal life crippled in parts of south Kashmir

Srinagar: Normal life was on Sunday crippled in twin south Kashmir districts of Kulgam and Shopian against the killing of two militants, including a top Al-Badr commander, in an encounter with security forces on Saturday evening. A police spokesperson said that there were no restrictions in any part of south Kashmir though security forces have […]

No option for India but to talk to Pakistan, says ex-FM Kasuri

No option for India but to talk to Pakistan, says ex-FM Kasuri

Islamabad: Pakistan’s former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri has said that long-lasting peace between Pakistan and India was possible through people-to-people contact. “We have taken the Kartarpur initiative believing that no progress can be achieved regarding peace between the two countries without people-to-people contact. In fact, long-lasting peace is only possible through this, but unfortunately […]

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