Time to reverse extension of Central Laws to JK: Dr Farooq

Time to reverse extension of Central Laws to JK: Dr Farooq

Uri, Nov 15: National Conference President and Member of Parliament, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said the time had come to start reversing the extension of all Central Laws that were extended to J&K after 1953 in continuation of the spirit of the State’s unique political arrangement with the rest of the country. Addressing a […]

Two militants arrested in south Kashmir

Two militants arrested in south Kashmir

Kulgam, Nov 15: Government forces Wednesday arrested two militants while one of them was apprehended in injured condition near the encounter site in Waltengu Kund area of Qazigund Kulgam in south Kashmir. A militant whom police identified as Shams Waqar was apprehended when he was trying to board a train while hours after this incident, […]

Delhi Court frames charges against Shah, Wani

Delhi Court frames charges against Shah, Wani

New Delhi, Nov 15: A Delhi court Wednesday framed money laundering charges against separatist leader Shabir Shah and alleged hawala dealer Mohammad Aslam Wani in a 2005 case of alleged militancy financing. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma framed the charges to which both the accused pleaded not guilty and claimed trial. The Enforcement Directorate had […]

Expedite probe against those involved in corruption cases: CVC to deptts

Newly appointed Vigilance commissioner seeks list of cases Srinagar, Nov 15: The State Vigilance Commission (CVC) has asked all the state government departments to speed up departmental inquiries against officials allegedly involved in corruption cases. Sources said that the move comes after the state government and commission, have noticed that many organizations were sitting over […]

What Congress did since 1947 to get PaK back: Omar to Azad

What Congress did since 1947 to get PaK back: Omar to Azad

Srinagar, Nov 15: Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah lost no time to react to the remarks of another former J&K CM Ghulam Nabi Azad that “PaK is part of India”. Azad, also a former union minister and Congress national general secretary had said that Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) belongs to India. “PaK is an […]

Former Guv V Khalid dies

Srinagar, Nov 15: Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor and Supreme Court Judge Vazhakkulangarayil Khalid, popularly known as V Khalid passed away in a private hospital, here, due to age related illness, on Wednesday afternoon around 1300 hrs. He was 95, and survived by wife Rabiya and daughter Tahira. He served as a Governor of Jammu […]

Separatists call for shutdown on Nov 27

Separatists call for shutdown on Nov 27

Srinagar, Nov 15: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) Wednesday alleged that authorities have been ‘mis-treating’ Kashmiri prisoners in different jails of Jammu and Kashmir and other states of India and has appealed people to observe a complete shutdown against it on November 27. Addressing a joint press conference in Abi Guzar on Wednesday, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq […]

India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch

India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch

Jammu, Nov 15: The armies of India and Pakistan on Wednesday exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. A defence spokesman said that Pakistan army targeted the Indian positions along the Loc, drawing heavy retaliation from the Indian Army. The firing is still on, he said. “Pakistan […]

Sonamarg receives season’s first snowfall

Sonamarg receives season’s first snowfall

Umar Raina Srinagar, Nov 15: The higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir including Sonamarg, Zojila Pass, Meenmarg, Gumri, Gagangir, Gund,Kullan received the first snowfall of the season in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, bringing temperature down. Sonamarg in Ganderbal district and its surrounding areas received this snowfall on Wednesday at around 3 am. Rainfall […]