New Hajj Policy unfriendly: G A Mir

New Hajj Policy unfriendly: G A Mir

Srinagar Nov 21: Describing the new Hajj Policy 2017 as unfriendly and unbecoming on the part of Central Hajj Committee and Central Govt, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir stated that adding no priority to those aspirants who have not been selected earlier for Haj Pilgrimage, is very discriminatory and biased saying that […]

Traffic Police seizes 57 vehicles in Srinagar

Traffic Police seizes 57 vehicles in Srinagar

Srinagar, Nov 21: In its continuous special drive against PSVs, LMVs, two Wheelers, Traffic Police City Srinagar Tuesday seized 57 vehicles at Jehangir Chowk & Hari Singh High Street where violators were creating lot of problems in free flow of traffic. Similar drive was conducted in Bishambarnagar area of Khanyar. According to a statement, during […]

Congress blames Govt, PDD for unscheduled power cuts

Congress blames Govt, PDD for unscheduled power cuts

Srinagar, Nov 20: Expressing serious concern over the unscheduled curtailment of Electricity at a “large scale” across the valley, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee(JKPCC) Spokesperson Farooq Andrabi has lashed out at Govt especially State’s Power Development Department for failing to ensure electricity even as per their official scheduled. Andrabi also expressed serious concern over the […]

Life returns to normal after day-long strike

Life returns to normal after day-long strike

Srinagar, Nov 20: Life returned to normal on Monday in Kashmir after a day-long strike called by separatists against frequent Cordon and Search Operations (CASOs) and killing of militants in the valley. Meanwhile, curfew-like restrictions imposed for the past two days as a precautionary measure were lifted from downtown and Shehar-e-Khas (SeK) besides parts of […]

Grenade hurled in Parimpora

Grenade hurled in Parimpora

Srinagar, Nov 19: Militants hurled a grenade at security forces in city outskirts here, official sources said here. They said unidentified militants lobbed a grenade at security force personnel, who were withdrawing from Srinagar’s Parimpora, where curfew like restrictions were imposed since Saturday for security reasons. However, they said no one was injured in the […]

Omar asks Malala for selfie

Omar asks Malala for selfie

Srinagar, Nov 17: Former Chief Minister Friday tweeted that he hardly ask anyone for a selfie but after meeting Nobel laureate Malala Yousufzai, he asked for the same. Omar was all praise for Malala. He wrote on his twitter handle: “Had the pleasure of meeting @Malala at the event at St Antony’s college. What an […]

Dr Farooq visits Khanqah-e-Moula

Dr Farooq visits Khanqah-e-Moula

Pays obeisance, seeks immediate restoration of the shrine Srinagar, Nov 16: National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Thursday visited the shrine of Amir-e-Kabir, Shah-e-Hamdan (RA) Khanqah-e-Moula in Srinagar to assess damages to the shrine due to a tragic fire incident. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, accompanied by National Conference General […]

Geelani expresses shock over fire incident

Geelani expresses shock over fire incident

Srinagar, Nov 16: Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani expressed his deep shock and grief over the fire incident of Khanqah -e- Moula and the damage caused to the spire of revered shrine. Meanwhile on his direction, a delegation comprising of gen secretary Gh Nabi Sumji, Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah, Mohd Yusuf Naqash, Davinder Singh Behel, […]

Land mafia grabs land at Dagpora Anchara

‘Revenue Deptt fails to submit records’ Srinagar, Nov 16: Land mafia in connivance with Revenue officials have reportedly encroached Custodian land at Dagpora Anchara area of Soura locality in the outskirts of Srinagar city. The locals alleged that the custodian land comprising 23 kanal 9 marlas was first occupied by land grabbers and later on […]

Proper mechanism must for preservation of shrines, religious places: Tassaduq

Proper mechanism must for preservation of shrines, religious places: Tassaduq

Srinagar, Nov 16: Coordinator Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti today said that the shrines and religious places of Kashmir have been the proud symbols of the valley’s spiritual edifice, faith and cultural heritage as such a proper and comprehensive mechanism for their preservation is a must. Expressing grief at the fire incident at the […]