Kashmir

PDP likely to decide on contesting local body polls today as Mehbooba calls party meet

PDP likely to decide on contesting local body polls today as Mehbooba calls party meet

Srinagar: PDP president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has called a meeting of her party leaders, to decide if they will boycott the urban local body polls and the panchayat elections later this year, reports said on Monday. The party has already indicated that it cannot ignore the sentiments of the […]

Omar rejects rumours, says not going to support BJP-led govt in Jammu and Kashmir

Omar rejects rumours, says not going to support BJP-led govt in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Rejecting the rumours that National Conference will forge an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, the NC vice-president Omar Abdullah said this is not happening. Alleging that there are some old news videos from 2014 that are doing the rounds, trying to suggest that […]

Kashmir Tourism dept to organise Kashmir Festival

Kashmir Tourism dept to organise Kashmir Festival

SRINAGAR: The department of Tourism is organizing mega Kashmir Festival in the last week of September this year to attract more travellers during Durga Puja Holidays and also spur tourist footfall in the upcoming autumn season.   Leading travel agents and tour operators, MICE operators, golf promotors, celebrities from film industry, bloggers, national and regional print and electronic […]

Saddam Padder: ‘He picked up gun when nobody dared to’

Saddam Padder: ‘He picked up gun when nobody dared to’

The last surviving militant Saddam Padder killed in Shopian encounter on Sunday. Pic courtesy: The Telegraph NewspaperThe last surviving militant commander in the 12-man Burhan group, Saddam padder, was killed in Shopian gun battle on Sunday. Padder, 32, a resident of Heff Sheermal village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, started participating in pro-freedom politics a […]

Kashmir protests civilian killings  

Kashmir protests civilian killings  

The government Tuesday imposed unannounced restritrictions in parts of the summer capital Srinagar while as life came to a halt across Kashmir to protest the killing of a civilian in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The restrictions were imposed in old city areas of Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj and Safa Kadal. Partial restrictions also remained in […]

Three drowned, two had a miraculous escape as boat capsizes in Baramulla    

Three drowned, two had a miraculous escape as boat capsizes in Baramulla    

At least three children got drowned in river Jehlum while two other had a miraculous escape when their boat capsized in river Jehlum in north Kashmir’s Baramulla area. According to the reports, the incident happened near Khanpora town of Baramula. Police, administration, and members of State Disaster Response Force have been rushed to the area […]