KASHMIR

Enough stock of essentials available in Srinagar: DC

Enough stock of essentials available in Srinagar: DC

Srinagar: District Magistrate (DM) Srinagar Dr Shahid Choudhary requested people to avoid hoarding and panic shopping, as enough stock of essentials are available in the district. Reacting to long queues at Petrol Pumps in the city, he said we have fuel available in the town for at least one month. About a notice issued by […]

Massive build of forces, curtailment of Yatra creating panic about intentions of Govt: Congress policy group

Massive build of forces, curtailment of Yatra creating panic about intentions of Govt: Congress policy group

Delhi: The J&K Policy Planning Group of the Congress Party met today under the Chairmanship of Dr. Manmohan Singh, Former Prime Minister, Dr. Karan Singh Former Sadre I Riyasat, Shri. Gulam Nabi Azad Leader of Opposition (RS), P. Chidambaram Former Union Home Minster, Smt. Ambika Soni GS Incharge J&K, Shri. Tariq Hamid Karra, Member CWC, Shri […]

Pakistan FM Qureshi urges US to persuade India for Kashmir talks

Pakistan FM Qureshi urges US to persuade India for Kashmir talks

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has urged the United States to use its influence to persuade India to come to the table for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute. Responding to US President Donald Trump’s reiteration offer to mediate between Pakistan and India on the decades-long Kashmir conflict, Qureshi said India was avoiding the talks and did not appear willing to negotiate on the matter, The Nation […]

J&K govt asks Amarnath Yatris, tourists to curtail their stay in valley due to security threats

J&K govt asks Amarnath Yatris, tourists to curtail their stay in valley due to security threats

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday asked the Amamrnath Yatris and tourists to curtail their stay in the valley. An advisory issued by the Principal Secretary to Government (Home Department), has asked the tourists and the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims “that they may curtail their stay in the Valley immediately and take necessary measures to […]

Army man killed, another injured in Shopian gunfight

Army man killed, another injured in Shopian gunfight

Srinagar: An army personnel was killed while another suffered injuries during a gunfight with militants in Shopian village on Friday. The gunfight ensued late last night in Pondshana village in Vehil belt of the district. Sources said that the two army soldiers were injured in the initial exchange of fire and were shifted to Army’s […]

Government tightens noose around illegal occupants of Government accommodation

Government tightens noose around illegal occupants of Government accommodation

Srinagar: With a view to ensuring speedy eviction of illegal occupants of government accommodation, Government has decided to impose heavy penal rents on such unauthorized occupants with immediate effect. The Estates Department today issued a SoP  in this regard. As per the SoP, if the official accommodation is not vacated by the occupant within one […]

Army chief reviews security in Kashmir, meets governor

Army chief reviews security in Kashmir, meets governor

Srinagar: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat arrived in Srinagar on a two-day visit to the Kashmir Valley on Thursday to review the prevailing security situation. The army chief accompanied by the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh and Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen KJS Dhillon visited the formations and units deployed in the hinterland […]

NC delegation calls on PM to discuss situation in J&K

NC delegation calls on PM to discuss situation in J&K

New Delhi: A National Conference delegation, led by former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to discuss the situation in the state. Farooq Abdullah’s son Omar Abdullah, also a former chief minister of the state, was part of the delegation. The delegation is likely to apprise […]