Union Home Minister announces new highway from Kargil to Gurez

Union Home Minister announces new highway from Kargil to Gurez

SRINAGAR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today announced that a new highway would be constructed in Jammu and Kashmir along the border from Kargil to Gurez. He made this announcement at a high-level meeting convened here today to review the implementation of various developmental initiatives in the State. Governor Satya Pal Malik, Advisors to the […]

Pakistan seeks โ€˜peaceโ€™ with India, praises China

Pakistan seeks โ€˜peaceโ€™ with India, praises China

Riyadh: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said here on Tuesday that Pakistan wants peace with all its neighbours, particularly with India and Afghanistan, for regional peace and stability. Times of Islamabad reports, while addressing the Future Investment Initiative Conference, Khan said, โ€œPeace with India would help the two countries to divert their resources towards human […]

Fresh snowfall closes Mughal road

Fresh snowfall closes Mughal road

Srinagar / Poonc:ย Following the fresh snowfall in the high altitude areas including Pir Ki Gali today, the traffic authorities closed the Mughal Road for vehicular traffic. The Mughal road- connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with south Kashmirโ€™s Shopian district was closed today late in the afternoon following the fresh […]

Politicians, traders, lawyers protest in solidarity with Kulgam blast victims

Srinagar: Days after seven civilians were killed in an explosion at a gunfight site in Laroo area of South Kashmirโ€™s Kulgam district, the mainstream political parties, Valley traders and lawyers Tuesday staged protest against the Kulgam killings to condemn the incident. The Srinagar city remained busy with the protests since the morning against the Civilian […]

NC protests against human right violations, Kulgam killings

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday held a peaceful protest rally against the unbridled human right violations in Kashmir and demanded that those responsible for civilian killings in Kulgam be identified and arrested. According to a statement issued here, scores of senior NC functionaries, legislators, took out a rally from party headquarters Nawa e Subah partyโ€™s […]

Amid row, government withdraws order asking schools, colleges to procure Bhagwat Geeta, Ramayan

Amid row, government withdraws order asking schools, colleges to procure Bhagwat Geeta, Ramayan

Srinagar: After triggering a row, government has withdrawn an order directing procurement of “sufficient number of copies” of Bhagwat Geeta and Ramayan’s Urdu translation in schools, colleges and public libraries. The order has been withdrawn on the directions by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subramaniyam. “The Communication No: Edu/Genl/35/2013 dated: 22-10-2018 issued by the […]