Former Director Radio Kashmir Ghulam Hassan Zia passes away

Former Director Radio Kashmir Ghulam Hassan Zia passes away

Srinagar: Former Director Radio Kashmir, Ghulam Hassan Zia passed away on Sunday evening in Srinagar. Zia, the Father-in-law of Greater Kashmir Staffer Javid Malik, breathed his last at his home on last evening. He was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Baghat Barzulla. Zia has served Radio Kashmir as its Director for many […]

Guv, Advisor Kumar, Secy Info condole demise

Guv, Advisor Kumar, Secy Info condole demise

Srinagar: Governor N.N. Vohra has expressed grief over the sad demise of Ghulam Hassan Zia, former Director of Radio Kashmir Srinagar. In a condolence message Governor has prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family in their hour of grief. Meanhwile, Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar has condoled the […]

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual Hajj pilgrimage

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual Hajj pilgrimage

Makkah: More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, Sunday began the annual hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Makkah that Islam’s faithful face five times each day during their prayers. The five-day hajj pilgrimage represents one of the world’s biggest gatherings every year, and […]

Infiltration bid foiled in Baramulla, militant killed: Army

Infiltration bid foiled in Baramulla, militant killed: Army

Srinagar: Troops on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) when they gunned down a heavily armed militant at Kasturi Naar in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that troops guarding the Line of Control (LoC) noticed a group of militants sneaking into this side at […]

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over border firing

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over border firing

Islamabad: Pakistan summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh and condemned the “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in its administered Kashmir, resulted in the death of a civilian. The Foreign Ministry said that a 65-year-old man was killed while a boy was injured in Indian firing on […]

Kashmiri engineer suspected to be ISIS sympathiser deported from UAE

Kashmiri engineer suspected to be ISIS sympathiser deported from UAE

Srinagar: A Kashmiri man, suspected to be a sympathiser of the banned ISIS terror group, was recently deported to India from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), officials said here on Sunday. Thirty-six-year-old Irfan Ahmad Zargar, a resident of Chattatabal area on the outskirts of Srinagar, was deported from the Gulf country on August 14 and […]

Animal markets bustling in Kashmir Valley ahead of Eid

Animal markets bustling in Kashmir Valley ahead of Eid

Srinagar: As Eid-ul-Azha approaches, animal markets across the Kashmir Valley were bustling with shoppers on Sunday who were looking to buy sacrificial animals to mark the festival on Wednesday. Muslims all over the world offer animal sacrifices to commemorate the sacrifice made by Prophet Abrahim (AS). It is for this reason that Eid-ul-Azha is also […]

JK govt to give Rs 2 crore for Kerala flood relief: Vohra

JK govt to give Rs 2 crore for Kerala flood relief: Vohra

Srinagar: N.N Vohra, Governor Jammu and Kashmir, has conveyed to Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, the sorrow and sincere sympathy of the people and the Government of Jammu and Kashmir over the tragic loss of hundreds of innocent lives and the enormous damage to public and private properties on account of the worst flood […]

Kasuri hopes Imran Khan will solve K-issue

Kasuri hopes Imran Khan will solve K-issue

Islamabad: Pakistan’s former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri has said that the dialogue between Pakistan and India is the only solution to the Kashmir issue. Talking to the media, he said even before becoming Prime Minister, Imran Khan, on several occasions, had suggested resolving all issues between Pakistan and India, including Kashmir issue, through dialogue. […]

Looking forward to work with new civilian govt in Pak: US

Looking forward to work with new civilian govt in Pak: US

Washington: The US has said that it was looking forward to work with Pakistan’s new civilian government to promote peace and prosperity in the country and in the region as it welcomed the swearing-in of Imran Khan as the new Prime Minister. Khan, 65, was sworn in as Pakistan’s 22nd prime minister at a simple […]

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