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NIT celebrates spirit of entrepreneurship, innovations

NIT celebrates spirit of entrepreneurship, innovations

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 3: The Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneur Development Centre of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar in collaboration with Start-up Kashmir hosted an event “Idea Challenge-The Future World” on Tuesday to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in the Valley and to boost the morale of budding innovators. The Srinagar Municipal Corporation, J&K Tourism, […]

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Prevailing situation in J&K ‘extremely worrisome’: Geelani

Prevailing situation in J&K ‘extremely worrisome’: Geelani

Srinagar: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday termed the prevailing situation in extremely worrisome even as he urged India and Pakistan to observe restraint on Line of Control.  “Loss of precious lives in cross border shoot-out between India and Pakistan, unprovoked statements related to complete integration of state with Indian union, from […]

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Nitish Kumar appointed IGP Tech

Nitish Kumar appointed IGP Tech

Srinagar: The state government on Tuesday appointed Nitish Kumar (IPS) as IGP Tech in the interest of administration. Kumar was awaiting orders of posting in the Home Department and with his posting as IGP Tech, Sunil Kumar (IPS) IGP Telecom has been relieved of the additional charge.

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Asiea Naqash for adopting latest waste management technology in JK

Asiea Naqash for adopting latest waste management technology in JK

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 3: Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Asiea Naqash today visited Achan dumping site at Eidgah to assess the functioning of newly installed waste segregator. While taking stock of the waste segregator, the Minister asked about its structure and mode of work. It was given out that the newly installed machine […]

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CM’s Grievance Cell begins operations in Jammu ahead of Durbar Move

CM’s Grievance Cell begins operations in Jammu ahead of Durbar Move

JAMMU, OCTOBER 03: Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell Tuesday began its work in Jammu before the bi-annual shift of the secretariat and other Government offices. A meeting was conducted in the office of Grievance Cell, Jammu today with the Nodal Officers of important Departments including Chief Engineers of R&B, PMGSY, Director Rural Sanitation, PHE, Chief Conservator of Forest […]

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‘Abi Nowpora’ and ‘Abi Karpora’ to be removed under the Dal Development programme

‘Abi Nowpora’ and ‘Abi Karpora’ to be removed under the Dal Development programme

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 03: Plots and cash compensation will be provided for the structures at Abi Nowpora and Abi Karpora, which are to be removed under the Dal Development and Lakes & Waterways Development programmes. Plots have been capped as per the requirements and convenience of the people being shifted from the Dal areas. Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, […]

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Traffic to remain suspended on Abdullah Bridge on October 05

Traffic to remain suspended on Abdullah Bridge on October 05

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 03: According to the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, in order to undertake the necessary work for Traffic Diversion Plan, Abdullah Bridge Srinagar shall remain closed from 10 PM on October 05, 2017 up to 6 PM of October 06, 2017. Commuters and the general public are informed to plan their journey accordingly.

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Lal Singh receives ‘Green State of the Year Award’

Lal Singh receives ‘Green State of the Year Award’

NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 03: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh has received the Green State of the Year Award which has been awarded to the Government of J&K, Department of Forest, Environment and Ecology. The Minister also received the Lifetime Achievement Award presented during National Skill Development Summit 2017 with theme “Create […]

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Fidayeen attack on BSF camp leaves 3 militants, soldier dead

Fidayeen attack on BSF camp leaves 3 militants, soldier dead

 

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MHRD declares JK 2nd best state in new educational initiatives

MHRD declares JK 2nd best state in new educational initiatives

SRINAGAR: The Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said that the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has declared Jammu and Kashmir as the 2nd most proactive state after Himachal Pradesh in adopting new initiatives in education. The announcement was made at the Northern Zonal Conference of Education Department being held in Srinagar. […]

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Aganwadi workers resume hunger strike after week

Aganwadi workers resume hunger strike after week

Faisal Shabir Srinagar: A week after Aganwadi workers called off their hunger strike following intervention by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, the workers today resumed their strike, on Tuesday, following ‘no development in the deadlock between them and the state government’. Scores of Aganwadi workers from different parts of the valley assembled at Pratap […]

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Such attacks will happen till Pakistan is neighbour, IGP

Such attacks will happen till Pakistan is neighbour, IGP

By Muzammil Shah Srinagar: The like of fidayeen attack  Border Security Force 182nd Battalion camp at Humhama will continue to happen till Pakistan is our neighbor said Inspector General of Police Muneer khan on Tuesday. Khan was speaking over a presser at Humhama and was flanked by officers of BSF and CRPF. “These things will happen […]

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Humhama ‘fidayeen’: Gunfight over, third militant killed

Humhama ‘fidayeen’: Gunfight over, third militant killed

Srinagar: Gunfight between government forces and militants who stormed BSF camp near Srinagar International Airport on, Tuesday, has ended after killing third militant. Militants stormed the 182nd Battalion camp on Tuesday morning after firing indiscriminately with automatic rifles. One ASI of the BSF was killed in the gunfight. Militants were holed up in a building […]

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Braid chopping now in Malbagh Srinagar

Braid chopping now in Malbagh Srinagar

Srinagar: In yet another incident of braid chopping, 55-year-old woman became the latest victim in Malbagh area of Srinagar on Tuesday. Identified as Shareefa w/o Mohammad Yousf Ahanger fell unconscious after she was hit in head unknown persons wearing pheran. The incident happened at her home at Hafiz Bagh area of Malbagh, Srinagar. Station house officer […]

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Kashmiri law maker appears before NIA

Kashmiri law maker appears before NIA

Srinagar: Member of Legislative Assembly  Sheikh Abdul Rashid appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for questioning at it head quarters in Delhi, on Tuesday. Rashid, an independent MLA from Langate, is the first mainstream politician to have been summoned by the NIA in the case of terror funding. “After trial in the media started […]

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Police uses tear gas to disperse protesting laborers in Ganderbal

Police uses tear gas to disperse protesting laborers in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: Dozens of laborers who extract sand from Nalla Sindh protested at Duderhama near Mini Secretariat in central Kashmirs Ganderbal district on Tuesday. According to protesters the decision of leasing out sand extractions will leave them jobless, they demanded that government should take their livelihood in consideration before taking any such decision. Protesters blocket Beehama-Safapora […]

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Shifting of bus terminal: Traders on hunger strike

Shifting of bus terminal: Traders on hunger strike

Srinagar: All Traders Joint Coordination Committee, an amalgam body of traders and transporters of Batamaloo, today held a hunger strike against the shifting of general bus stand to Parimpora, on city outskirts. Scores of traders and transporters gathered inside the Pratab Park here in Srinagar to register their protest. Traders and transporters are on strike […]

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Body found in Qazigund: LeT killed Showkat, police

Body found in Qazigund: LeT killed Showkat, police

  Srinagar: Lashkar e Taiba militants killed Showkat Ahmad Dar, whose body was found at Damjan area of Qazigund today, Police said. “LeT killed  civilian Showkat Dar. Sakoor and Azad Dada of LeT wanted in the case,” police said. Body was found at Damjan area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday, which […]

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4 kashmiris dead, 1 critical in Punjab accident

4 kashmiris dead, 1 critical in Punjab accident

Srinagar: In a tragic road accident on Tuesday morning in Punjab four Kashmiri’s of South Kashmir died, while is battling for life. While 3 of the deceased are from Pulwama, one is from Anantnag districts. The accident, reports say, happened in Amphala area of Punjab. The deceased have been identified as Mohammad Ashraf Ahmad Ganaie […]

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Humhama encounter: BSF ASI killed

Humhama encounter: BSF ASI killed

Srinagar: Assistant Sub Inspector BSF died and two militants have have been killed in the ongoing gunfight between militants and government forces in a BSF camp near Humhama. Militants Tuesday carried out a pre- dawn suicide attack on a BSF camp near the high-security Srinagar International Airport “An ASI BSF died in attack on the 182nd […]

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Militants storm BSF camp in Humhama

Militants storm BSF camp in Humhama

Srinagar: In a predawn attack militants stormed stormed the 182 battalion of the BSF camp near the high security Srinagar Airport and the Airforce station at Gogo Humhama, today. According to reports one militant has been neutralized and the remaining might have taken shelter in the administrative block. Militants are believed to be 2-3 in […]

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Militants shot dead ‘Munshi’ of police station Awantipora

Militants shot dead ‘Munshi’ of police station Awantipora

Srinagar: A police official was shot dead by militants at Padgampora village of Awanatipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday evening. The police official, who’s Munshi of police station Awantipora, was attending a marriage function of a relative when militants asked him to accompany them before attacking him in Padgampora village. Reports said militants […]

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India, Pak leaders in no mood to end LoC, border hostilities: Farooq, Omar

India, Pak leaders in no mood to end LoC, border hostilities: Farooq, Omar

Srinagar: National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah on Monday termed growing escalation in Indo-Pak hostility as unfortunate. In a joint statement issued here, Farooq and Omar, both former chief ministers, said that leaders of both the countries seem to be in no mood in initiating any concrete steps to end […]

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Trying our best to get to the root of braid chopping: Mehbooba

Trying our best to get to the root of braid chopping: Mehbooba

Srinagar: As fresh incidents of braid chopping add to unease in Kashmir Valley, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that her government was doing its best to get to the root of the problem. “Already we have formed committees (referring to Special Investigation Teams), put up a reward and alongside with it, teams of […]

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Bike-borne militants attack police party, 2 cops injured in Baramulla

Bike-borne militants attack police party, 2 cops injured in Baramulla

Srinagar: Two policemen were injured when bike-borne militants hurled a at a police party at Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Monday evening. “A joint naka was established at Juhama Baramulla for routine domination. In the evening hours during naka checking, one motorcycle which was coming from opposite side, made an about turn after seeing […]

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Geelani: PDP facilitating BJP, RSS’s ‘fascist designs; in JK

Geelani: PDP facilitating BJP, RSS’s ‘fascist designs; in JK

Srinagar: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Monday accused ruling PDP of facilitating and promoting “fascist designs” of BJP and RSS in Jammu and Kashmir. “People in Jammu and Kashmir have no confusion regarding the secret agenda between BJP and RSS, and PDP as local ‘stooge’ is facilitating and promoting their fascist […]

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CM visits Muzaffar Baig’s in SKIMS

CM visits Muzaffar Baig’s in SKIMS

Srinagar: Senior PDP leader and party’s member parliament from North Kashmir, Muzaffar Hussain Baig has been admitted in SKIMS for treatment. On Monday, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti visited SKIMS Soura here and enquired about the Baig’s health. The Chief Minister wished Baig a speedy recovery and prayed for his longer life, an official spokesman said […]

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6 militants killed, 4 army soldiers injured in Kupwara, Baramulla

6 militants killed, 4 army soldiers injured in Kupwara, Baramulla

Srinagar: Six militants have been killed in two separate gunfightx with army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar and Rampur sectors of north Kashmir on Monday. Four as many soldiers, one of them an officer, were also injured in the gunfight at Tanghdar, reports said. They said that a joint team of army’s […]

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Ashura in pics

Ashura in pics

 

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India, Pak leaders in no mood to end LoC, border hostilities: Farooq, Omar 

India, Pak leaders in no mood to end LoC, border hostilities: Farooq, Omar 

Srinagar: National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah on Monday termed growing escalation in Indo-Pak hostility as unfortunate. In a joint statement issued here, Farooq and Omar, both former chief ministers, said that leaders of both the countries seem to be in no mood in initiating any concrete steps to end the escalations. […]

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Las Vegas shooting: death toll reaches 50

Las Vegas shooting: death toll reaches 50

Las Vegas: Death toll in mass shooting at an open air music festival in Las Vegas has reached 50 on Monday, while almost 200 have been injured. A gunman identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel toward an open-air music festival. Hospital spokesman was qouted by […]

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Dalit man lynched to death for watching Navaratri festivities

Dalit man lynched to death for watching Navaratri festivities

Gujarat: A 21-year-old Dalit man died after men belonging to the upper-caste Patel community beat him and ‘banged his head with a wall’, for attending a garba event, in Gujarat’s Anand district. The incident happened on Saturday and police has that it has arrested eight accused in the case. Media reports said that Jayesh Solanki, […]

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Girls of AGS Uri bag Silver, Bronze medal in shooting competition

Girls of AGS Uri bag Silver, Bronze medal in shooting competition

Srinagar: The two girl students from Valley bagged silver and bronze medal in India level shooting competition organized by NCC Junior Wing in New Delhi. The duo belong to Army Goodwill School Uri. NCC cadets from 17 states attended the camp, and was conducted between 17 -28 Sep 2017 at Delhi. “Rabia and Sonali of […]

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Death toll reaches 20 in Las Vegas Music festival shooting

Death toll reaches 20 in Las Vegas Music festival shooting

Las Vegas: At least twenty people have been killed, 14 critically and 100 others injured at a mass shooting at an open-air music festival in Las Vegas. The BBC reported on Monday that a gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel on an open-air music festival being held close by. […]

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Govt doing best to crack braid chopping case, Mehbooba Mufti

Govt doing best to crack braid chopping case, Mehbooba Mufti

Government is trying its best to crack braid chopping cases in the state, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday. Mehbooba made these comments while talking to media on the sidelines of a function at Dal Lake in Srinagar. “We are trying our best to crack the case and bring those involved to book,” said […]

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Arrested over killing in laws, accused say TV show ‘Crime Patrol’ ‘Savdhan India’ gave them idea

Arrested over killing in laws, accused say TV show ‘Crime Patrol’ ‘Savdhan India’ gave them idea

Gurgaon: Arrested over killing her three in laws, killer woman and her accomplice have told police that crime based TV shows ‘Crime Patrol’ and ‘Savdhan India’ gave them idea for the murders and the plans. The 33-year-old woman Geeta Tomar and her 24-year-old domestic help Vikas were arrested on Friday for murdering her father-in-law, mother-in-law […]

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There is new ‘Afridi’ in town, Shaheen Afridi

There is new ‘Afridi’ in town, Shaheen Afridi

Pakistan: Afridi, and instantaneously image of cricket sensation Shahid Afridi captures you, however there is a new Afridi on the playfield and ‘sensation’ is his part as well. Shaheen Afridi, is the name doing rounds and creating waves as he grows up the ladder in Pakistan cricket. He is ‘news’ all around, already.   The […]

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Langate Sports wins Kupwara’s maiden day-night football championship

Langate Sports wins Kupwara’s maiden day-night football championship

Kupwara: The maiden day night football championship in Kupwara culminated with Langate Sports clutching the title after beating Lalpora 11 by 2-0. The tournament was organised by Kupwara sports foundation and 32 teams participated in the tournament played at boys higher secondary school ground kupwara. While Lalpora 11 made its way into final defeating Khushal […]

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Travel advisory on Kashmir is a misplaced regulation, Garry Weare

Travel advisory on Kashmir is a misplaced regulation, Garry Weare

Srinagar: Prominent adventurer and author of travel books, Garry Weare, who is on a tour in Kashmir as part of a group of 13 travelers from Australia, has urged that travel advisory on Kashmir by various countries should be reconsidered. “Travel advisory on Kashmir is a misplaced regulation, saying travelling to Kashmir is as safe or […]

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Two non local bootleggers arrested in Qazigund

Two non local bootleggers arrested in Qazigund

  Qazigund: Two non local bootleggers were arrested by police from Damjan brick kiln, Qazigund on Monday. Police said that they have seized 15 litres of unprocessed and 5 litres of processed wine from the accused. The arrested have been identified as Nareena son of Ayut Ram resident of Getha district Chattisgrah and Puppy Kumar […]

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Man dies after falling from wallnut tree

Man dies after falling from wallnut tree

Muzamil Shah Kupwara: A 32-year-old man died after he fell from a walnut tree in Drugmulla area of north Kashmirs Kupwara district on Monday. Abdul RahmanTantray, son of wali Mohammad Tantray, resident of Chayel-pati Drugmulla kupwara, fell from a walnut tree, police said. Hassan was shifted to District Hospital kupwara where from he was shifted to […]

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Infiltration bid foiled, militant killed

Infiltration bid foiled, militant killed

Kupwara: One militant was killed after Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “An infiltration bid has been thwarted in the area of Tangdar sector by 6 Gadwal regiment,” an Army official said. Search operation is going on.

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One dead as India pakistan trade gunfire

One dead as India pakistan trade gunfire

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Poonch. One young boy  died as India Pakistan troops traded fire Monday morning in Kerni sector and Dhigwar sector.P akistan violated the cease fire in Kerni Sector J/D of P/S Poonch Monday morning. Asrar Ahmed age 10 yrs S/o Mohd Rashid R/o Mohallha Kasba died on spot and 02 others namely […]

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Drug peddler arrested in Ganderbal

Drug peddler arrested in Ganderbal

Police arrested a drug peddler and recovered 10kgs of Bung patri from Village Shallabugh Ganderbal on Sunday . Special squad of Kheerbawani Police conducted number of raids at village Shallabugh. DySP Ganderbal Dr. Rameez Raja told INS that a drug peddler  Fayaz Ahmad Dar S/O Ab. Razaq Dar R/O shallabugh Ganderbal was arested. In this […]

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Vohra for establishing ‘truly secular environment’ 

Vohra for establishing ‘truly secular environment’ 

Srinagar: Governor N. N. Vohra on Sunday paid rich tributes to the Mahatma Gandhi and described him true messenger of peace and a staunch believer of non-violence. In a message, the Governor has recalled the Mahatma’s monumental contribution to the prolonged struggle for securing freedom from the British colonial rule; his lifelong campaigns against social […]

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Vohra for establishing ‘truly secular environment’ 

Vohra for establishing ‘truly secular environment’ 

Srinagar: Governor N. N. Vohra on Sunday paid rich tributes to the Mahatma Gandhi and described him true messenger of peace and a staunch believer of non-violence. In a message, the Governor has recalled the Mahatma’s monumental contribution to the prolonged struggle for securing freedom from the British colonial rule; his lifelong campaigns against social injustice, racism […]

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Gandhi’s teachings relevant today as these were then: Mehbooba 

Gandhi’s teachings relevant today as these were then: Mehbooba 

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary, underlining that his teachings of non-violence and co-existence are as relevant today as these were then. In her message on the occasion, the Chief Minister described Mahatma Gandhi as the tallest leader of his time whose teachings of non-violence and […]

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Geelani terms Mohan Bhagwat’s Kashmir statement ‘unwise’

Geelani terms Mohan Bhagwat’s Kashmir statement ‘unwise’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday termed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statement calling for constitutional amendments to assimilate the Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of India as “unwise.” In a statement issued here, the octogenarian leader denounced PDP-BJP coalition for their “unceasing attempts to pamper state’s political, cultural, economic […]

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RSS chief’s Kashmir statement his ‘mental bankruptcy’: Hurriyat (M) 

RSS chief’s Kashmir statement his ‘mental bankruptcy’: Hurriyat (M) 

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday termed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statement calling for constitutional amendments to assimilate the Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of India as his “mental bankruptcy and narrow-mindedness.” In a statement issued here, a spokesman of the amalgam condemned the RSS chief’s statement and asked […]

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Mirwaiz continues to be under house arrest 

Mirwaiz continues to be under house arrest 

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq continues to be under house arrest, a spokesman of the amalgam said on Sunday. “On 10th of Muharram, Mirwaiz was to deliver a special sermon at shrine of Alim Sahib (RA) at Narwara Srinagar but he couldn’t due to continuous house arrest,” the spokesman said. Mirwaiz was placed […]