Eid prayers at 9 am in Srinagar Eidgah

Eid prayers at 9 am in Srinagar Eidgah

Srinagar: Secretary Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jama Masjid (AAJ) Srinagar has announced that Eid-ul-Adha prayers would be offered as per programme at the historic Eidgah in Srinagar at 09:00 am (Inshallah). Prior to Eid prayers Mirwaiz Umar Farooq would shed light on the philosophy of Eid ul-Azha in his sermon which will commence at 8:00 am. AAJ has […]

One militant killed in Baramulla

One militant killed in Baramulla

Srinagar: Troops on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid from Pakistan administrated Kashmir (PaK) when they killed a heavily armed militant at Kasturi Naar in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told UNI that troops guarding the Line of Control (LoC) noticed a group of militants sneaking into this side at Kasturi Naar […]

Army man killed in landmine explosion near LoC in Kupwara

Army man killed in landmine explosion near LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar: An Army man was killed in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in the frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara. According to UNI news agency, official sources on Sunday said that the soldiers of 57 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) were on routine patrol at Gulab Post along the LoC when a landmine exploded late on Saturday evening. […]

Hajj begins as over 2 million pilgrims converge in Mina

Hajj begins as over 2 million pilgrims converge in Mina

Makkah: More than two million pilgrims have begun their lifetime spiritual journey by converging on the vast tent city of Mina since last evening. As the night wore on Saturday, all roads and highways leading into Mina were filled with pilgrims, most of whom traveled in buses and other vehicles while some others on foot. […]

​Saudi King, Crown Prince express sorrow over Kerala flood

​Saudi King, Crown Prince express sorrow over Kerala flood

Jeddah: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has sent a cable of condolences to President Ram Nath Kovind of India, expressing his deep sorrow over the death of several people in the floods that has devastated the southern Indian state of Kerala. “We came to know about the floods in Kerala that resulted […]

Advisor Ganai holds public outreach program at Jammu

Advisor Ganai holds public outreach program at Jammu

JAMMU: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today said the Governor’s Administration will organize orientation workshops and awareness camps in far-off place of the state to educate farmers about latest cultivation techniques and schemes launched by the state and centre for boosting agriculture sector. Interacting with delegations during his weekly public outreach program here, […]

Govt bans posting of teachers in Zonal Education Offices

Govt bans posting of teachers in Zonal Education Offices

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo has said in a meeting with Joint Directors and Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of Kashmir Division that no teacher will be allowed to work in Zonal Education Offices. The meeting was organised to review the implementation of the directions of the state government regarding detachment of the […]

J&K support for Kerala Flood Havoc

J&K support for Kerala Flood Havoc

SRINAGAR: N.N. Vohra, Governor Jammu and Kashmir, has conveyed to Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, the sorrow and sincere sympathy of the people and the Government of Jammu and Kashmir over the tragic loss of hundreds of innocent lives and the enormous damage to public and private properties on account of the worst flood […]

Article 35A: Tariq Hameed Karra meets Governor

Article 35A: Tariq Hameed Karra meets Governor

SRINAGAR:  Tariq Hameed Karra, former Member of Parliament and Member, Congress Working Committee, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and expressed concern about the legal challenge to Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution. Karra discussed with Governor certain issues about the implementation of development schemes in the State and welcomed the decision […]

Market checking intensified ahead of Eid

Market checking intensified ahead of Eid

SRINAGAR: In view of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, senior officers of the Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Legal Metrology and Revenue Department conducted joint market inspection in Srinagar and other rural districts of Kashmir province. In Srinagar city, field officers inspected Karan Nagar, Kaka Sarie, Safa Kadal, Shalteng, Nowshera, Lal Bazar, Hazratbal, […]