Masarat Aalam arrested

Clashes erupt in Srinagar


Srinagar, Apr 17: After a month of his release, separatist leader Masarat AalamBhat was arrested on charges of sedition Friday morning from his house in old Srinagar. The arrest triggered protests in Srinagar. “He has been arrested in FIR registered Wednesday evening in Police Station Budgam,” Inspector More

Mirwaiz leads protest against Tral killings


Srinagar, Apr 17: Pitched battles were fought on the streets of Srinagar Friday afternoon when supporters of Hurriyat Conference (M) clashed with police resulting in injuries to about 40 people, including 20 policemen and CRPF personnel. Hurriyat (M) had called for protests against Tral killings after More

Geelani calls Kashmir bandh today as Govt disallows Tral march


Srinagar, Apr 17: Government Friday foiled Tral march called by Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani against killing of two youth by Army this week. Geelani has called for Kashmir-wide strike on Saturday to protest against Tral killings and arrest of separatist leaders. To foil More

Anti-national activities won’t be tolerated: Ram Madhav

Assures State BJP that AFSPA won’t go


Jammu, Apr 17: BhartiyaJanta Party (BJP) National General Secretary, Ram Madhav, has assured party’s state unit that Centre will not tolerate anti-national activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Sources said that taking note of the concern of party’s ministers and legislators, Ram Madhav has assured them More

‘Make Kashmir roads travel-worthy’

HC directs Govt


Srinagar, Apr 17: The J&K High Court has directed R&B department to make roads in Kashmir motorable even as it granted week’s time to union government to divulge steps taken for making Srinagar-Jammu highway travel-worthy. A division bench of Justice MuzaffarHussain Attar and Justice B S Walia passed More

Waqf to build polytechnic, para-medical colleges in Jammu


Jammu, Apr 17: The State Waqf Council today approved construction of Polytechnic College, Para Medical College and a Sarai on Wakf land in Jammu. This was revealed in the 15th meeting of State Waqf Council (SWC) held under the chairmanship of Minister for Haj and Auqaf, Abdul Rehman Veeri, here. More

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Rafi Mir appointed PDP general secretary

Srinagar, Apr 17 : Peoples Democratic Party (JKPDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has nominated Rafi Ahmad Mir as Party general secretary and Peerzada Mansoor Hussain as State Secretary. In a statement, More

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Rly examining alternative route between Katra, Banihal

New Delhi, Apr 17: Railways is examining the suggestions of Sreedharan Committee on realignment of route between Katra and Banihal as part of the final leg of the Kashmir rail link project. "The Sreedharan More

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Prof Aima appointed VC Central University Jammu

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Jammu, Apr 17: Noted academician Prof. Ashok Aima was Friday appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the Central University (CU) Jammu. Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) appointed Prof Aima More

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The Bitter Truth

South Asia is situated on the brink of a great disaster


Today I don’t have to offer an opinion; facts--- few relative realities along with certain, however, a harsh truth---will speak for themselves. Scenario 1, Tral: “More than two dozen people were wounded More

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Creating a Psychological Mayhem

May be methodical, but definitely unimaginative, and murderously dangerous in the end


When the BJP and the PDP finally decided to form government in J&K, many thought that both would reach out to their respective constituencies through the devices of development, and governance. The political More

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Stop cutting these trees

Srinagar's Boulevard Road, and the Zabarwan's larger green ambience is too important to be disturbed in this manner

One of the last remaining green spots of Srinagar City straddle the Dal Lake along the Zabarwan mountain range. This green zone is ecologically and aesthetically significant for varied reasons. This vast More

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JK govt targets to make floriculture Rs 100 cr business by 2020

Altaf Bukhari inaugurates 24th Annual Group Meeting of AICRP


Srinagar, Apr 17: Minister for Floriculture and Gardens & Parks, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari Friday inaugurated 24th Annual Group Meeting of All India Coordinated Research Project on Floriculture at SKUAST More

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Police foil Tral chalo march


Tral ( Pulwama), Apr 17 : Authorities on Friday foiled Tral chalo march, called by Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani against the killing of a youth Khalid Muzaffar in Army firing on More

  • Srinagar City

13 years on, justice eludes family of slain Rainawari youth

Seeks intervention of Chief Minister to bring accused to book


Srinagar, Apr 17: Family of a youth of Rainawari area in Shaher-e-Khaas who was allegedly killed by Border Security Force (BSF) in 2002 has sought intervention of the Chief Minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed More

  • Jammu

Government won’t tolerate provocative actions: Dy CM

Katra (J&K), Apr 17: In a stern warning to the separatists, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today said the state government would act tough against them and not tolerate their 'provocative' actions More

  • South Asia

Pakistan says people waving its flag in Srinagar shows love between Kashmir and Pak


Islamabad, Apr 17: Pakistan on Thursday said people waving its national flag on the streets of Srinagar is the “manifestation of deep and lasting emotional bonds” between the Kashmiris and the Pakistanis More

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