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JKCCTU extends support to ACTU for nationwide strike

Is’haq Bhat Agence India Press   Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Co-ordination Committee of Trade Unions (JKCCTU) has extended its support to the call of All Central Trade Unions (ACTU) including All India State Government Employees Federation to observe the nationwide strike on February 28.   In a meeting chaired by Mohammad Maqbool, JKCCTU President, it … Continue reading

Militant killed in Sopore Encounter

Bureau Report Agence India Press Srinagar: A fierce gunfight broke out between militants and forces on Tuesday afternoon in north Kashmir’s Sopore town. “Forces surrounded a house in the Sopore Bypass Road area this afternoon. Militant present there opened fire on the forces which was retaliated triggering a gunfight,” a police officer told Agence India … Continue reading

MLA Langate demands debate on Guru Issue

Bureau Report Agence India Press Srinagar: Demanding a debate on the Afzal Guru Death sentence issue in the forthcoming session of Legislative Assembly, MLA Langate Engineer Rasheed said the importance of the issue requires the thorough attention by the state legislature. Commenting on  BJP submitting resolution demanding the implementation of Guru death sentence, MLA Langate … Continue reading

‘Drunkards’ another threat to Dal

Locals and tourists aghast Is’haq Bhat Agence India Press   Srinagar: After facing turbulent period of encroachments, Valley’s famous Dal Lake faces another threat as drunkards throw empty liquor bottles into it intoxicating its habitat.   The inhabitants of the lake claim that drunkards throw empty bottles and tins into it instead of dustbins. “Every … Continue reading

JKLF (R) protests HR violations

Bureau Report Agence India Press   Srinagar: Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (R-faction), Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate, along with his party supporters today hold protest demonstrations against human rights violations and alleged fake encounters by security forces in the valley.   Condemning killings of youth in Kashmir by the forces, he said … Continue reading

JKNPP threatens social boycott with Congress

Yasir Ashraf Agence India Press   Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party today threatened social boycott against Congress legislators, if they did not withdraw their support to Omer Abdullah led government.   Addressing media persons in Srinagar Panthers Party Supremo, Prof Bhim Singh declared that a massive social boycott against Congress legislators in the … Continue reading

Bad times for Kingfisher, DGCA summons Kingfisher CEO

Sheikh Imran Bashir Agence India Press   New Delhi: Over half of Kingfisher’s senior pilots have reportedly quit the cash strapped airline, which is only operating 16 of its 64 flights at present. The latest update comes even as the airline’s CEO and top officials were summoned by the DGCA to explain the large-scale disruptions … Continue reading

Youth shot dead in North Kashmir

Bureau Report Agence India Press Srinagar: Panic gripped in North Kashmir at Sopore town this evening when unidentified gunmen this evening fired upon and killed Umar Rasool Kabu son of Ghulm Rasool Kabu, a scooter mechanic at Arampora Sopore. SP Sopore Imitiyaz Ahmad told Agence India Press that gunmen fired at the victim from a close … Continue reading

Civil Defence organizes mock drill in Kashmir

Bureau Report Agence India Press   Srinagar: Civil Defence Organization organised five days disaster preparedness training programme at Gund Hassibath for 83 youth of Sozeith, HMT, Gund Hassibath and Lawaypora, which was followed by a mock drill. The Valdeditory function was chaired by Dy. Inspector General of Police, Civil Defence, home Guards & Auxiliary Police, … Continue reading

Farooq Abdullah announced Party elections

Calls for strengthening the bonds of coalition Bureau Report Agence India Press Jammu: Meeting of Provincial Working Committee of J&K National Conference Jammu Province was held at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan Jammu under the Chairmanship of Dr. Farooq Abdullah President J&K National Conference and Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy today in which the members of … Continue reading