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NC failed at every level: Mehbooba Mufti

Nazir Bakhtawar Srinagar: Terming Srinagar shootout in which three suspected militants and a policeman were killed as fake, president of opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that the coalition government in the state has failed at every level. “This is a cold blooded murder and the government should be hold accountable … Continue reading

Bar Association president re-arrested in Jammu

Nazir Bakhtawar Srinagar: Police on Tuesday said they have re-arrested Kashmir Bar Association (KBA) president Mian Abdul Qayoom three days after he was released from jail following the quashing of his detention by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Senior Superintendent of Police (Kathua) Gareeb Dass told Agence India Press. Qayoom was re-arrested as he … Continue reading

Police Probe Sedition Charges against Arundhati, Geelani

Bureau Report Srinagar: Indian police were investigating Tuesday whether a Booker Prize-winning author and a hard-line Kashmiri separatist leader can be tried for sedition for questioning India‘s claim to disputed Kashmir. Author Arundhati Roy and separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani are accused of saying that Kashmir was not an integral part of India during … Continue reading

Police in Kashmir fear rise in militant activities says ready to thwart it

Nazir Bakhtawar Srinagar: With the rise in the militant activities across the valley, the Jammu & Kashmir police fear some major attacks in the coming months; however police officials maintained that the police offence is high to thwart such attacks. In a special conversation with Agence India Press correspondent, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Shiv … Continue reading

Omar for low cost, high quality drug stores in JK

Bureau Report Srinagar: The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Monday stressed on setting up of government drug stores in all the districts to ensure qualitatively authentic medicines at the affordable prices to the people. “There should be provisions under the State Drug Policy for establishing and running of such drug stores … Continue reading

Three militants, Policeman killed in the Indian Kashmir

Nazir Bakhtawar Srinagar: Police on Monday claimed to have gunned down three militants on the outskirts of the summer capital in Indian Kashmir, one policeman was also killed in retaliation with the militants. Giving details of the encounter, the second major in just over a month, police said three LeT militants were riding a motorcycle … Continue reading

Literary exchanges must to bridge gap between two Kashmirs: Nasrullah

Waheed Yaseen Srinagar: Noted poet and writer from Pakistan administered Kashmir, Dr. Nasrullah Khan Nasir Monday said literary interactions between the people of both sides to bridge the gap that has been created by Line of Control, separating Indian Kashmir from Muzzafarabad. “For me the LOC is the worst thing to have happened to the … Continue reading

One cop, three militants killed in Srinagar shootout

Bureau Report Srinagar: A policeman and three suspected militants were killed in a shootout Monday in Srinagar city, police said. The militants opened fire on a police patrol in the Qamarwari area, killing a constable, a senior police official told Agence India Press. A civilian Mohammad Maqbool Bhat was also injured in the crossfire and … Continue reading

Apple growers demand an exclusive wholesale market at Srinagar

Sheikh Imran Bashir Srinagar: Apple orchard owners and growers in Pulwama district of Kashmir have demanded a bigger wholesale market so as to market their produce sans any problems and also earn better returns. According to the traders, the existing wholesale market is too small to carter to the needs of all the production brought … Continue reading

‘Lakeer’ first Pahari feature film released

Bureau Report Jammu: The Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs,.Abdul Rahim Rather today called for sincere efforts to remove pain and agony inflicted on the people living in two sides of the line of control (LOC) due to 1947 partition adding that the issue needs to be tackled in its humanitarian perspective. Speaking at an … Continue reading