Train service remains suspended

Train service remains suspended

Srinagar, Nov 19: Train service remained suspended for the second day on Sunday for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where separatists have called for a general strike against the killing of militants and Cordoned and Search Operation (CASO). We have not operated any train Sunday also, a senior railway official said. He said a […]

SC, Delhi HC to hear plea on Kashmir’s special status today

SC, Delhi HC to hear plea on Kashmir’s special status today

Srinagar, Nov 16: The Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court on Monday are likely to hear petitions concerning special status of Jammu and Kashmir. While Apex Court will hear petition against Article 370 of Indian constitution that gives special status to J&K, Delhi High Court is likely to hear the plea, challenging the […]

Govt probing ISIS’s claim of first attack in Kashmir: Dr Jitendra

Govt probing ISIS’s claim of first attack in Kashmir: Dr Jitendra

New Delhi, Nov 19: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that the Centre had taken note of ISIS’s claim about its involvement in an attack in the Kashmir Valley. He further said that the government would take an appropriate view of the situation and would decide on the future course of action, soon. Hailing […]

Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Valley

Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Valley

Srinagar, Nov 19: Night temperatures in Ladakh dropped to below freezing point at minus 7.9 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg was the coldest place in the Kashmir Valley with a minus 4.6 degrees Celsius, a Met department official said on Sunday. “The minimum temperatures on Sunday in Kargil, Srinagar and Pahalgam were minus 5.8, 2.9 and […]

Market closure calendar: KTMF condemns Govt decision, threatens agitation

Market closure calendar: KTMF condemns Govt decision, threatens agitation

Srinagar, Nov 19: The Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) President Mohammad Yasin Khan has condemned the government’s unilateral decision of announcing market closure calendar for different days for the summer capital of Srinagar. The KTMF, spokesman said has threatened to launch an agitation if the government fails to revoke the order with immediate effect. […]

Positively file status report on foreign prisoners: SC to Govt

Positively file status report on foreign prisoners: SC to Govt

New Delhi, Nov 19: The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to “positively” file a report before it on the latest status of foreign nationals, including those from Pakistan, languishing in jails after having served their full sentence. A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan asked the government to file within four […]

Want strong action against Dr Farooq over his PaK remarks: Avinash Rai

Want strong action against Dr Farooq over his PaK remarks: Avinash Rai

Srinagar, Nov 19: The Ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday alleged that National Conference have brazenly looted the state over seventy years without caring for aspirations and wishes of people and they are now in a serious effort to disrupt peace in Jammu and Kashmir. The Party also demanded strong action against National conference President […]

RSS supported Indira on emergency: Dr Farooq

RSS supported Indira on emergency: Dr Farooq

Jammu, Nov 19: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday accused the RSS of colluding with British during India’s great freedom struggle, supported Indira Gandhi during emergency and is now dividing the nation on communal lines. “By promoting and playing communal politics, the RSS and its off-shoots including the BJP are hell bent to […]

PDP leaders trying to blame BJP for ‘failures’!

PDP leaders trying to blame BJP for ‘failures’!

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Nov 17: Peoples Democratic Party is trying to blame its coalition partner Bharatiya Janata Party for failing to deliver as PDP leaders are trying to create a notion that they have got nothing to do with the corruption prevalent in the system and the controversies being raked by the leaders of the […]

Footballer turned militant quits militancy

Footballer turned militant quits militancy

We facilitated Majid’s return: Army Won’t press any charge against him, says Police Pulwama, Nov 17: The Army said on Friday that Majid Khan, a footballer who joined the militants over a week ago, has decided to return home and that the military merely facilitated his decision. Addressing a press conference at Awanipora Victor Force […]

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