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Strict curfew to be imposed in Srinagar parts: DC

Decision taken as precautionary measures Srinagar, May 27 (KNS): Following the killings of militants in Tral, the district administration Srinagar on Saturday decided to impose strict curfew in parts of Srinagar falling under the jurisdiction of eight police stations from Sunday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS, “The strict curfew will be imposed in the parts of Srinagar falling under ... Read More »

Resistance camp calls for shutdown on Sun, Mon

Appeals people to march to Tral on Tue Srinagar, May 27 (KNS): The joint resistance leadership Saturday called for a state-wide shutdown on Sun and Mon (May 28, 29) to protest against the use of ‘brute force’ against the civilians, who were protesting against the killing of Sabzar Bhat and his aide in Tral area. According to the statement issued to KNS, the ... Read More »

Sabzar among two militants, civilian killed in Tral encounter: Police

‘Civilian killed in cross firing, identity being ascertained’ Srinagar, May 27 (KNS): Two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants including a top commander and a civilian were Saturday killed during an encounter that raged between the force sand militants in Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said. The police officials also said that the civilian was killed in the cross firing. Police officials said ... Read More »

Mehbooba chairs meeting to oversee, review Ramadhan arrangements

Directs uninterrupted power, water, essential supply during the month, installation of High mast lights, sanitation at congregational places Cul Academy to hold Qirat, Naat competitions; arrangements for congregational iftaar also discussed SRINAGAR, MAY 26: As the Holy month of Ramadhan is set to start across the world, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today reviewed the arrangements put in place by the ... Read More »

No school bus has met with accident in Poonch, Rajouri: Admin

‘Reports are false, school bus reached safely back’ Srinagar, May 25 (KNS): Amid rumors that a bus carrying students has met with an accident in Pir Panchal districts, the administration in Rajouri and Poonch districts said that no accident has taken place. Legislator from Poonch Shah Mohammad Tantray told KNS that the rumours and news being circulated about a school ... Read More »

Opp rebukes Rajnath Singh’s “one year solution” statement

'When there is no beginning, how can there be any solution in a year’ Srinagar, May 22 (KNS): Opposition political parties have chided the Home Minister Rajnath Sing’s statement of resolving Kashmir in a year, saying that BJP has no policy on Kashmir and giving deadlines for resolution of the issue is “nothing more than attention diverting tactics from the ... Read More »

Pakistan is a supporter not a sponsor of Kashmir movement: Bilal Lone

‘We are committed to take forward political ideology of Lone Sahab’ Srinagar, May 22 (KNS): Hurriyat (M) senior leader and Chairman Peoples Conference Bilal Lone Monday said that without Kashmiris involvement there can be no resolution of the Kashmir dispute. According to KNS correspondent, while speaking on the commemoration of 15th martyrdom anniversary of late Khwaja Abdul Gani Lone, Bilal ... Read More »

First phase of Bandipora-Srinagar road to be completed within 3 months

  Naeem Akhtar announces Rs 7 crore bridge on Arin nallah, Bailey bridge at Bapura           BANDIPORA, MAY 22: To supplement and strengthen the road network in Bandipora district, the Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar, Monday directed for speedy completion of Srinagar-Bandipora road and announced the construction of a major bridge on Arin Nallah and Bailey bridge at Bapora.           The ... Read More »

Geelani suspends Nayeem Khan from basic membership

‘Indian TV channels defaming our freedom movement’ Srinagar, May 20 (KNS): Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday suspended one of its constituent party, National Front from basic membership of Hurriyat Conference. The suspension will come into force with immediate effect in Srinagar and Hurriyat chapter of Azad Kashmir. People in occupied Jammu & Kashmir are following movement ... Read More »