Satyapal Malik appointed as next Guv of Jammu and Kashmir

Satyapal Malik appointed as next Guv of Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: Satyapal Malik, who is currently the Governor of Bihar, has been appointed as the next Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Malik would be replacing NN Vohra whose term as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir ended on June 28. Vohra was asked to continue beyond June 28 to oversee Amarnath Yatra. Veteran BJP […]

Mehbooba remembers Vajpayee for historic steps taken on Kashmir

Mehbooba remembers Vajpayee for historic steps taken on Kashmir

Srinagar: Terming late Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the only prime minister of the country who understood the pain and tribulation of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti said the former PM would long be remembered for taking historic steps in addressing the issues of the people of J&K and normalising relations […]

Z Morh, Zojila tunnels govt’s top priority: Div Com

Z Morh, Zojila tunnels govt’s top priority: Div Com

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the construction of prestigious Z Morh and Zojila tunnels are govt’s top priority as the two tunnels will provide road connectivity to Ladakh region with Valley throughout the year. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while reviewing the measures pertaining to Z Morh and Zojila tunnels.           […]

Sikhs protest in support of Article 35A

Sikhs protest in support of Article 35A

Srinagar All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) led by Jagmohan Singh Raina Tuesday staged a peaceful protest in support of Article 35A. Scores of Sikhs assembled here in Pratap Park Srinagar. Traders’ community was also part of the protest. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik also participated in the protest. The Sikhs […]

11 pilgrims die in Kishtwar road accident

11 pilgrims die in Kishtwar road accident

Kishtwar: At least eleven persons were killed and another injured in a road accident at Keward area of Kishtwar on Tuesday morning when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the track and rolled down the gorge. Kishtwat Deputy Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana said, “Eleven people have been killed and one injured in road accident at Keward […]

Army soldier injured in sniper attack by Pakistan in Tangdhar

Army soldier injured in sniper attack by Pakistan in Tangdhar

Srinagar: An army soldier was injured in a ‘sniper fire’ by Pakistan Rangers at Tanghdar sector along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday morning. A police officer told GNS that Pakistan Rangers in “violation of ceasefire” opened five rounds of sniper fire upon the army posts of 20 Jat at Tikri post along […]

Chief Secretary, Advisors Vyas, Kumar, Ganai greet people on Eid

Chief Secretary, Advisors Vyas, Kumar, Ganai greet people on Eid

Srinagar: Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam has extended his heartiest greetings and good wishes to the people of the State on the auspicious Eid-ul Adha festival. Chief Secretary observed that Eid-ul Adha festival symbolizes strength of faith and willingness to offer the dearest of things in the righteous path. “May the festival become a harbinger […]

Mirwaiz greets Muslims on Eid-ul-Azha

Mirwaiz greets Muslims on Eid-ul-Azha

Srinagar: Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema patron and All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq extended his warm greetings to the entire Muslim Ummah including the people of Jammu and Kashmir, on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul Azha. In a statement issued to GNS, Mirwaiz in his Eid message said the occasion of Eid ul Azha […]

Celebrate Eid with austerity, appeals Geelani

Celebrate Eid with austerity, appeals Geelani

Srinagar: Extending his heartfelt Eid greetings to the Muslim Ummah in general and the Muslims of Jammu and Kashmir in particular, chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani made a fervent appeal to celebrate the Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity and austerity. He asked affluent families of the State to take care of the needy, […]