NC expresses concern over ‘dwindling press freedom’ in Kashmir

NC expresses concern over ‘dwindling press freedom’ in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 25:  National Conference (NC) on Wednesday expressed concern over the accentuating curbs on the freedom of vernacular press in Kashmir saying besides silencing voices critical of the administration, the gags have monopolized the flow of information in Jammu and Kashmir. Taking strong exception to the dwindling press freedom in Kashmir, Party Spokesperson Imran […]

5 parliamentary panels visit J&K in past 2 weeks

5 parliamentary panels visit J&K in past 2 weeks

Srinagar, Aug 25 As many as five parliamentary committees have visited J&K after the monsoon session of the Parliament concluded earlier this month. As part of their study tours, the parliamentary standing committees on Home Affairs, Public Accounts Committee, Commerce, Urban Development and subordinate legislation have visited the Union Territory in the past two weeks […]

‘Will not interfere in Afghanistan’s domestic affairs’- Russian President

‘Will not interfere in Afghanistan’s domestic affairs’- Russian President

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the situation in Afghanistan is “difficult and alarming,” according to Russia’s Tass News Agency.  “You know how difficult and alarming the situation in Afghanistan currently is. We are keeping a close eye on this situation, actively cooperating with our allies in the Collective Security Treaty Organization […]

J&K Reports 126 New Covid-19 Cases, No Death

J&K Reports 126 New Covid-19 Cases, No Death

Srinagar, Aug 25: Jammu & Kashmir reported 126 new coronavirus cases even as no person succumbed to the virus during 24 hours till 1700 hours on Wednesday, officials said. 26 of the cases were reported from Jammu Division and 100 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall case tally to 324546. There was no death reported […]

Soldier dies while patrolling in Sonmarg 

Soldier dies while patrolling in Sonmarg 

Sonmarg, Aug 25: A soldier part of a patrolling party died after falling unconscious in Sonmarg tourist area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Police sources said that a soldier part of a patrolling party was on way from Brarimarg to Dumail when he felt unconscious. He was taken to Army Hospital Base Camp Nilgrath Sonamarg, […]

“Pakistan basic party to the dispute”: Soz, says statements by 3 UM’s denouncing Mehbooba shows their arrogance of power

“Pakistan basic party to the dispute”: Soz, says statements by 3 UM’s denouncing Mehbooba shows their arrogance of power

Srinagar, Aug 25: Senior leader Prof, Saif-ud-din Soz Wednesday said that the statement by three senior Union Ministers including Nirmala Sitharaman, Abbas Naqvi and Anurag Thakur, denouncing the PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, shows their arrogance of power. In a statement, Soz has said that these BJP leaders have created an impression that they do not […]

Those speaking against BJP being put behind bars: Mehbooba

Those speaking against BJP being put behind bars: Mehbooba

Shopian, Aug 25: Former Chief Minister of erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday said that those speaking against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are being put behind the bars across India. Talking to reporters after addressing workers at Circuit house Shopian, Mehbooba said that whosoever including politicians, students […]