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Curfew reimposed in most towns of Kashmir

Bureau Report Srinagar: Barring Pulwama and Shopian district towns in south Kashmir, curfew was re-imposed in all major towns of the Valley including Srinagar today. Although no reason was given for the re-imposition of curfew in the Valley, sources said the decision was taken as a precautionary measure in view of the Allahabad high court’s … Continue reading

Ayodhya verdict: HC rules divide land into 3 parts

Monitoring Desk Lucknow: The three-judge special Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court ruled by majority that the disputed land in Ayodhya be divided into three parts and be distributed among the Sunni Wafk Board, Nirmohi Akhara and the party for ‘Ram Lalla’. The High Court ruled that the land on which the idol of Lord … Continue reading

JK Govt files defamation suit against opposition party MLA, Dr Shawl

Sheikh Imran Bashir Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government files defamation suit against People’s Democratic Party (PDP) legislator Nizamuddin Bhat and chief spokesman Nayeem Akhtar Andrabi on Wednesday. Read full on: http://www.agenceindiapress.com

Two wounded in Kashmir, ‎No curfew on Wednesday

Sheikh Imran Bashir Srinagar: A curfew and a strike kept most children home on Tuesday, after the authorities ordered the reopening of schools. The government Sunday ordered education institutions to re-open, despite a continuing curfew and a two-day strike called Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Read full on: http://www.agenceindiapress.com

Ayodhya verdict on Thursday, SC rejects deferment plea

Manoj Khar New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted its interim stay order on the contentious Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit case verdict which is to be delivered by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court. The High Court will deliver the verdict on September 30 at 3:30 PM. Read full on: http://www.agenceindiapress.com

Titanic’s Old Rose Gloria Stuart Dies at 100

Monitoring Desk Agence India Press Los Angeles: Gloria Stuart, the 1930s Hollywood beauty who gave up acting for 30 years and later became the oldest Academy Award acting nominee as the spunky survivor in “Titanic,” has died. She was 100. Stuart died of respiratory failure Sunday night at her Los Angeles home, her daughter, Sylvia … Continue reading

SC hears plea to defer Babri Masjid verdict today

Manoj Khar New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday the plea for deferment of judgment in the Ayodhya title suit case. A three-judge bench, comprising of Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia, Justice Aftab Alam and Justice K S Radhakrishnan, has been formed for today’s hearing. Read full on: http://www.agenceindiapress.com

Omar welcomes Centre’s 8-point Kashmir initiative

Manoj Khar New Delhi: Hailing the Centre’s decision to appoint a Group of Interlocutors to begin the process of sustained dialogue with political parties and groups in Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday asked everyone not to expect quick results after Unified Command’s first meet, as it will take time. … Continue reading

Hurriyat (G) issues fresh 10-day protest calendar

Bureau Report Srinagar: The Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani Saturday announced its fresh protest calendar for next 10 days with only two day break. According to a statement issued here, the Hurriyat (G) chairman said Kashmiri people are fighting for their birth right which is right to self determination. “On Monday (September 27) … Continue reading

JKLF Leader and family members wounded in Bemina

Bureau Report Srinagar: A senior leader Showkat Ahmad Bakshi and his family members including his two sisters and one niece were wounded when police and paramilitary CRPF troopers opened fire on them at Bemina in city outskirts on Friday evening. The JKLF spokesman told Agence India Press over on phone that, Bakshi and his other … Continue reading