Kashmir remain cut off for 3rd day, Leh, Mughal roads remain shut

Kashmir remain cut off for 3rd day, Leh, Mughal roads remain shut

Srinagar: Hundreds of vehicles, mostly trucks and oil tankers, remained stranded at different places on the 300-km-long national highway which remained closed for the third day on Wednesday due to landslides and snow avalanche. Meanwhile, the national highway connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir and historic Mughal road and other roads remained shut. Traffic movement remained […]

Three LeT militants killed in Baramulla gunfight

Three LeT militants killed in Baramulla gunfight

Srinagar: Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Binner village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. Reports reaching news agency GNS said that a heavy contingent of army and SOG cordoned off the area today in the afternoon. Official sources to GNS that a joint team of army’s 4 […]

Multiple funerals offered to 6 militants amid shutdown in Shopian, Pulwama

Multiple funerals offered to 6 militants amid shutdown in Shopian, Pulwama

Srinagar: Thousands of people on Wednesday participated in the multiple funerals of six militants including the brother of an IPS officer in Shopian and Pulwama districts in south Kashmir. Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants—Shamsul Haq Mengnoo son of Mohammad Rafiq of Dragad Shopian, Aamir Suhail Bhat son of Abdul Aziz of Chidipora Chitragam Shopian, Shoaib Ahmad […]

PM’s Visit: Div Com reviews arrangements

PM’s Visit: Div Com reviews arrangements

SRINAGAR: Ahead of Prime Minister’s scheduled visit to Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the arrangements in presence of Commissioner Secretary PDD, Hridesh Kumar here at a high-level meeting. The Divisional Commissioner took stock of the arrangements for stage decoration, drinking water, power supply, seating arrangements, medical facilities, sanitation, Hi-end vehicles, traffic management, […]

Govt committed to the welfare of farmers: Advisor Kumar

Govt committed to the welfare of farmers: Advisor Kumar

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor, K. Vijay Kumar attended an interactive session with the members of State Advisory Board for Development of Kissans at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology, here today. The theme of today’s meeting was to have a direct interaction with the Board so as to ascertain the Agriculture scenario in the […]

Omar apprehensive about merger of Jet Airway and Indian Airlines

Omar apprehensive about merger of Jet Airway and Indian Airlines

Srinagar: Apprehensive about merger of Jet Airway and Indian Airlines, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said similar bailout in the past has killed Kingfisher and could now risk Jet Airways. The Vice President of the National Conference (NC) was reacting to a tweet that “Marriage of Jet Airways with […]

No perk can compel us for compromise, says Geelani

No perk can compel us for compromise, says Geelani

Srinagar: “Our young generation is determined to get out of the unholy yolk of slavery at any cost and when young blood is so enthusiastic to achieve their goal, no power on earth can force them to subjugation,” said chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani in a telephonic address to the mourners of Dr […]

Extreme repression forcing youth to take arms: Hurriyat (M)

Extreme repression forcing youth to take arms: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) has paid tributes to six armed youth Dr Shamsul Haq Mengnoo, Amir Ahmed Bhat, Shoiab Ahmed Shah, Syed Rubani, Sabzar Ahmad and Touseef Ahmad who were killed in two separate encounters at Chari Sharief Budgam and Heff Shirmal Shopian. A Hurriyat (M) spokesperson in a statement issued to GNS said “it […]

Youth pushed to the wall, then killed: Malik

Srinagar: Unabated “genocide” of Kashmiri youth and subsequent silence of humanity over it amounts to abetting and patronising it, said Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday. Forces only know how to kill, injure and humiliate people, Malik said in a statement issued to GNS adding that the government forces first […]

Shah Faesal seek donation for clean politics, corruption free administration

Shah Faesal seek donation for clean politics, corruption free administration

Srinagar:  Urging people to be part of journey for clean politics and corruption free administration in Jammu and Kashmir, former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Shah Faesal on Wednesday seek donations to support the movement. Shah Faesal, a topper of 2010 batch of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil service examination resigned last month […]