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Police unearths fake spice racket in Kashmir

Nazir Bhaktwar Srinagar: In a significant development Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday claimed to have unearthed a racket of fake spice manufacturers and sellers by arresting two persons. On specific information, police arrested Mohamad Latif Makaya of Karfalli Mohalla and Shabir Ahmad of Bemina – and recovered huge quantity of fake spices from them, … Continue reading

Taste of Wazwan in Delhi

‎Sheikh Imran Bashir New Delhi: Kashmir may be a political hotspot but its signature wazwan cuisine – a spread of at least 40, mostly spicy, non-vegetarian dishes – can make any bitterness dissipate and leave you licking your fingers. Kashmiri wazas (chefs) at the restaurant at Delhi-6 are offering all the traditional wazwan dishes, a … Continue reading

Initiate steps to resolve Kashmir issue at earliest: Mirwaiz‎

Bureau Report Srinagar: Chairman of his Faction, Hurriyat Conference (M) Friday urged New Delhi to take the aspirations and sentiments of the people of Jammu and Kashmir seriously and take sincere steps for the resolution of long pending ‘dispute’. “India, without wasting any time, should accept the ground reality in Kashmir and take sentiments and … Continue reading

EU calls for Kashmiri people’s involvement in resolving Kashmir issue

Bureau Report Toronto: European Commission very closely follows developments in Kashmir and supports the reconciliation process between India and Pakistan, says European Commission External Relations Directorate General. Jean-Christian Remond, Asia Head of European Commission External Relations Directorate General, in a letter to Mushtaq A. Jeelani, Executive Director of Peace and Justice Forum (PJF), states PJF’s … Continue reading

Dry weather worries tourism industry in Kashmir

Bureau Report Srinagar: As Kashmir continues to experience dry weather conditions for quite a while now, tourism sector appears to be a worried lot courtesy this trend. Industry is banking on the valley’s lofty mountains and slopes blanketed with snow to recover from the losses incurred during the last five months of unrest. But valley … Continue reading

Kashmiri melodies enthrall Pune audience on Kashmir Festival

Nazir Bakhtawar New Delhi: The Kashmir musicians enthralled the audience left them captivated at the 6th Kashmir Festival, which took place at the Ganesh Kala Krida Rangmanch on Sunday. The J&K folk music ensemble, Soz-O-Saaz, composed and conducted by santoor virtuosos and music composers, Pandit Bhajan Sopori and his son Abhay Rustum Sopori, had 50 … Continue reading

Mazdoor Union strike on cards in Gulmarg

Waheed Yaseen Agence India Press Srinagar: With Summer and autumn seasons washed out due to the unrest, tourism fraternity is pinning hopes on winter to make up for the lost ground. But on-cards strike Mazdoor Union Gulmarg-Tangmarg could well turn out to be dampener to the hopes. Gulmarg and Tangmarg besides Pahalgam play host to … Continue reading

Authorities impose curfew Srinagar on Ashura

Bureau Report Agence India Press Srinagar: Curfew Friday imposed curfew in Srinagar’s Shia populated areas in order to thwart the community from taking out Muharram procession in the city. It also put chairman, Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest preventing him from offering Friday prayers in Jamia Masjid, Srinagar. Areas falling under … Continue reading

Clampdown on religious activities unacceptable: Mirwaiz

‘Right to self-determination non-negotiable’ Bureau Report Srinagar: Saying clampdown on religious activities by the authorities was ‘unacceptable’ to the people of Kashmir Chairman of his faction Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday felt that only solution to the Kashmir issue was ‘to give people the basic right of Right to Self Determination’ which according … Continue reading

Major Breakthrough achieved

Huge CAPD supplies recovered: police Bureau Report Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have unearthed a big scam by recovering nearly 1000 quintals of rice, 300 bags of sugar and 500 bags of flour from a godown at Moominabad, Batamaloo after it raided it in the afternoon. It also said that stitching machines used for … Continue reading

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