KASHMIR

Police busts fake travel agency, nabs fraudster

Police busts fake travel agency, nabs fraudster

Srinagar: The Tourism Enforcement Wing of Jammu and Kashmir  Police on Wednesday busted a fake Travel Agency by the name of “Al Shama Holidays”. In  a statement issued here police said that in its investigation it found that a fake Travel Agency by the name of “Al Shama Holidays” being run by one Umar Shah son […]

Grand Mufti lashes out at Delhi’s talk offer, says it is “ambiguous and doubtful”  

Grand Mufti lashes out at Delhi’s talk offer, says it is “ambiguous and doubtful”  

Srinagar: The Grand Mufti (designate) of Kashmir Mufti Nasir ul Islam Wednesday lambasted New Delhi for its ‘dual’ nature and termed the dialogue offer as ambiguous and doubtful. Grand mufti said that there was no consensus in Delhi over talks offer as both Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj had issued contradictory statements regarding the dialogue […]

‘Sameer Tiger’s grave desecrated by army’: locals

Villagers in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district accused army of “vandalizing” and “desecrating” the grave of slain  Hizb Commander Sameer Ahmad Bhat alias Sameer Tiger during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. However, police said that army has denied the allegations.  Police further said that it is unconfirmed  whether army has vandalized the grave or […]

Renovation of Kashmir press club structure to begin soon

Renovation of Kashmir press club structure to begin soon

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Syed Aabid Rashid Shah has said that the renovation of Kashmir Press Club structure will begin immediately so as to make the building operational. DC Srinagar said this after a meeting of a committee constituted for the renovation of Kashmir Press Club (Aiwan-e-Sahafat) building. A statement issued here said that “during […]

GOC Northern command meets CM, Governor

GOC Northern command meets CM, Governor

GOC in Chief Northern Command, Lt. Gen. Devraj Anbu, on Tuesday called on Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Governor N N Vohra and briefed them about the overall obtaining security scenario in the State after the announcement of Ramadan ceasefire. The Chief Minister advised the Army Commander to work in synergy with other security agencies and ensure […]

JeI demands unconditional release of political prisoners

JeI demands unconditional release of political prisoners

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami (Jammu and Kashmir) has expressed solidarity with all political prisoners who are “languishing in various jails only because of their commitment to the just cause of right to self-determination of the oppressed people of Jammu and Kashmir”. In a statement issued to the press, the JeI spokesperson Zahid Ali said that “The government of […]

Clear liabilities under MGNREGA, other schemes before Eid: Veeri to RDD

Clear liabilities under MGNREGA, other schemes before Eid: Veeri to RDD

Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Rehman Veeri on Tuesday asked the authorities for releasing the payment against all possible work done liabilities under MGNREGA, and other schemes including being implemented by the department before Eid-ul-Fitr. The Minister gave these directions while chairing a meeting to review the status of fund flow for […]

Minor girl raped in Budgam, accused absconding

Minor girl raped in Budgam, accused absconding

A minor girl belonging to central Kashmir’s Budgam  district was allegedly raped by one Mohammad Maqbool Rather of Yarikhan village Khan sahib In a statement issued here the police  said that Abdul Ahad Bhat resident of Yarikhan,  Khan Sahab approached Police Station Khan Sahab with a complaint that his minor daughter (name withheld) had  been […]

IG Pani inaugurates high-tech crime tracking system: J&K Police

IG Pani inaugurates high-tech crime tracking system: J&K Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Inspector General (Kashmir Range)  has inaugurated the high-tech “Criminal and Crime Tracking Network and System (CCTNS)” with the aim to improve coordination between police stations to track crime and take appropriate timely action, a police statement has said. Quoting IG Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani, the statement said that the new system […]