Srinagar-Kargil road reopened today: Officials

Srinagar-Kargil road reopened today: Officials

Sonamarg-Kargil road stretch along the 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway reopened on late today on Thursday, after remaining closed for three days, officials said. Authorities said that the road has been reopened after clearance of the massive landslide and LMVs have been allowed to move. Earlier the authorities had closed the road following a major landslide near […]

Exclusive: ‘Back channel dialogue to be set in motion with resistance leaders soon’

Exclusive: ‘Back channel dialogue to be set in motion with resistance leaders soon’

Srinagar: After the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) said that Delhi should come clear on the nature of talks, the government has decided to first open up back channel dialogue with the leadership before extending formal invitations to them, official sources said. Sources said that the talks will be supervised by Delhi’s Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma, […]

Vigilance books police officer over corruption charges

Vigilance books police officer over corruption charges

Vigilance Organization on Thursday registered a formal case against Sub-Inspector  Mehmood Khan, for framing a person in a false and frivolous  case and demanding rupees three Lakh from them In a statement issued here  police  alleged  that Mehmood Khan, Sub-Inspector, then SHO Police Station Manjakote, Rajouri, due to some old personal enmity, framed one Mohammad […]

Govt working on solution to resolve SSA teachers problems: Zulfkar

Govt working on solution to resolve SSA teachers problems: Zulfkar

SRINAGAR: Minister for School Education, Haj and Auqaf and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Thursday said that government is working tirelessly to find a workable solution to meet demands of SSA teachers. In a meeting with the representatives of teachers, he said that the government is working on a solution to resolve their problems […]

U.S. will leave Syria, we will retake SDF-held areas: Assad

U.S. will leave Syria, we will  retake SDF-held areas: Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday  said  that US should learn lessons from Iraq and leave Syria, and that he would recover areas of Syria held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Reuters reported In an interview with Russia Today, Assad also said the government had “started now opening doors for negotiations” with the […]

JMM wins Silli and Gomia in Jharkhand by polls

JMM wins Silli and Gomia in Jharkhand by polls

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha(JMM) has managed to win the bypolls for Silli and Gomia seats of the Jharkhand Assembly results of which were announced on May 31 In Silli Seema Mahto of the JMM managed to trounce political heavyweight in AJSU supremo and former Deputy Chief Minister Sudesh Kumar Mahto by a margin of 13510 votes. […]

Release all political prisoners caged in various jails-Waza

Release all political prisoners caged in various jails-Waza

Srinagar: Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, on Thursday, expressed serious concern over the plight of political prisoners lodged in various jails and demanded their immediate release. Waza said while visiting the family of detained youth Parvaiz Ahmad Butt and Sujatal Islam at Dadsar in Tral. Meanwhile he appealed international community […]

Family of a Jaish rebel accuse Army of an ‘attempt to set their house on fire’, the army denies allegations

Family of a Jaish rebel accuse Army of an ‘attempt to set their house on fire’, the army denies allegations

Srinagar: Family members of Adil Ahmad Dar, an active militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, have accused the Indian Army of “attempting to burn down their residential house” at Gundibagh in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Talking to The Kashmir Press, the family alleged that “At around 12 am, troopers of the Rashtriya Rifles placed heaps of dried grass around our house and […]

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