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Two persons injured after Hamam pipe explodes in Shopian

Two persons injured after Hamam pipe explodes in Shopian

Srinagar: At least two person sustained injuries after a Hamam pipe of a Mosque exploded in South Kashmir’s shopian area. The injured were identfied as Mohammad Yousuf Dar, Abdul Gani dar, Mohammad Yasin Dar, son Abdul Gani Dar, Farooq Wagay, son of Ghulam Rasool, all residents of Chowgam Shopian. The injured were taken to the […]

OIC urges UN to fight Islamophobia

OIC urges UN to fight Islamophobia

Srinagar: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Saturday urged the UN Secretary General to convene a special session of the UN General Assembly to declare Islamophobia as a form of racism and to assign a special rapporteur for monitoring and combating the menace in the western countries. The Emergency Meeting of the OIC Executive […]

Leh-Manali road likely to be reopened on April 10

Leh-Manali road likely to be reopened on April 10

Srinagar: The snowbound Leh-Manali road, which remained closed for winter, is likely to be reopened in the second week of April as Border Roads Organization is working on snow clearance. Officials of BRO said that under Project Himank, men and heavy machinery have been put into service to clear snow and make the 400 km […]

JKLF ‘rejects’ GoI’s ban on party

JKLF ‘rejects’ GoI’s ban on party

Srinagar: : The acting chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Abdul Hameed Butt has rejected the Government of India’s ban on the party and termed it as “frustration and election stunt” of Narendra Modi. “Such undemocratic and immoral Indian acts can’t subdue our national resolve of freedom. Every citizen of J&K and each and every […]

Impose section 144 around Jhelum embankments: Div Com tells Deputy Commisioners

Impose section 144 around Jhelum embankments: Div Com tells Deputy Commisioners

Srinagar: In order to stop littering and dumping of solid waste into river Jhelum, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed Deputy Commissioners (DCs) Anantnag, Pulwama, Srinagar, Baramulla and Bandipora to impose section 144 immediately around Jhelum embankments and take strict action against the culprits. The Div Com also constituted Jhelum Task Force […]

Sopore Gunfight: Two slain militants identified as Jaish members, one of them local resident

Sopore Gunfight: Two slain militants identified as Jaish members, one of them local resident

Srinagar:Two militant killed in an encounter with Government forces at Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district have been identified as members of Jaish-e-Mohammad and one of them has been identified as a local resident. Superintendent of Police (SP) Sopore Javid Iqbal said that the bodies of both the militants were recovered from […]

Won’t contest LS polls, says Shah Faesal

Won’t contest LS polls, says Shah Faesal

Srinagar: A week after launched ‘Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement’, Shah Faesal on Saturday said he won’t contest the upcoming Parliamentary polls and instea.d will focus on Assembly elections. Former IAS officer last Sunday launched the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement. While addressing a press conference at Srinagar’s Press Club, Faesal said his newly launched […]