PDP, People’s Conference spar on social media over New Delhi’s decision to extend rail link

PDP, People’s Conference spar on social media over New Delhi’s decision to extend rail link

Srinagar: Mainstream politicians in Kashmir have welcomed the Centre’s decision to extend the Banihal-Baramulla railway link in the valley to the frontier district of Kupwara, but the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the People’s Conference jostled on the social media seeking credit for the decision. “Congratulations to people of Kupwara, as the railway link from […]

Armies cannot conquer the ‘narrative of heart’: Pak Minister on Kashmir issue

Armies cannot conquer the ‘narrative of heart’: Pak Minister on Kashmir issue

Srinagar: Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry Friday advised the government of India to accept that the Kashmir issue has no military solution. Chaudhry was addressing a seminar of the All Parties Parliamentary Kashmir Group in Islamabad. “[Indian Prime Minister] Narendra Modi just announced that [his government] will give a package of billions of rupees to […]

J&K Govt clarifies regarding fate of Group Mediclaim Health Insurance Scheme

J&K Govt clarifies regarding fate of Group Mediclaim Health Insurance Scheme

Jammu:  Responding to various media reports regarding Group Mediclaim Insurance Scheme, the Finance Department today clarified that the notice for foreclosure of the Insurance Agreement has been served to the insurer with effect from 31 December 2018. “Till the midnight of 31 December 2018, any employee or their family members enrolled in the scheme will continue […]

South Kashmir: Pulwama parts shut against militant killings

South Kashmir: Pulwama parts shut against militant killings

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in parts of southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday against the killing of two local Hizb militants including a district commander. Reports said that all shops and other business establishments are closed in Awantipora, Khrew, Shar Shali and other villages and towns. Two Hizb militants Adnan Ahmad Lone […]

Army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir

Army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Army’s Northern Command chief Lt Gen Ranbir Singh reviewed the security situation in Kashmir and was briefed about the recent anti-militancy operations in the valley, a defence spokesman said Friday. The Northern Army Commander arrived in Kashmir Valley on Thursday to review the prevailing security situation, the spokesman said. “Accompanied by the Chinar Corps […]

North Kashmir: Sopore town shuts against local militant’s killing

North Kashmir: Sopore town shuts against local militant’s killing

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday against the killing of a local militant in a gunfight with government forces in Chattergam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam, district. Identified as Mehraj-ud-Din Khan, the slain was killed along with top LeT commander Naveed Jatt Wednesday morning. Witnesses […]

Train services resume across Kashmir after two day suspension

Train services resume across Kashmir after two day suspension

Srinagar: Train services resumed Friday across Kashmir after remaining suspended for two days as a precautionary measure. An official said that the trains shall chug normally today following a fresh advisory from police last night. He said train service was resumed this morning on Badgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir to Banihal in Jammu region after remaining […]