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Opposition to meet Gov tomorrow for calling special Assembly session

"Will seek session for Article 35 A, failure of governance" Srinagar, Sep 03 (KNS): Opposition parties led by National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah are scheduled to meet Governor NN Vohra tomorrow to seek special Assembly session on Article 35A and discussing issues of governance. Besides NC, Pradesh Congress Committe, CPI (M), PDF, DPN will be part of the delegation ... Read More »

Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated with religious fervour,

    SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 02: Eid-ul-Azha is being celebrated across the State with religious fervour and gaiety. People in large numbers, clad in colourful dresses, were seen attending congregational prayers at Eid Gahs, mosques and other places where speakers threw light on the philosophy of celebrating the Eid. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, joined hundreds of people to offer her Eid prayers ... Read More »

Eid-ul-Azha on today: Huge congregations expected at Eidgah, Dargah

Srinagar, Sep 01 (KNS): Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice also known as ‘Bakra Eid’, will be observed with religious fervor across Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. A huge congregational Eid prayers gathering are expected at Srinagar Eidgah and Aasar-e-Sharif DargahHazratbal here, besides in Eidgahs, Masajids and Shrines across the State where Islamic clerics will throw light on the significance of ... Read More »

Mehbooba lays foundation of addl accommodation at JK House, New Delhi

Inspects Chanakyapuri Guest House, takes stock of facilities to inmates; directs improvement NEW DELHI, AUGUST 31: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti laid the foundation of additional accommodation at J&K House, Chanakya Puri here today. The proposed block would have 24 rooms, spread over four floors with two connecting corridors. The block would be built as per the latest fire safety norms. Minister ... Read More »

Schools closed near LoC in Nowshera amid cross-border shelling

Rajouri, Aug 30, CNS: India and Pakistan traded heavy fire along the Line of Control in Nowshera Sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir prompting authorities to close down all the schools located along the border.     An Indian Defense official said that:“Pakistani troops initiated small arms, automatics and mortar fire from10.35 am along the LoC in Nowshera sector”. “The Indian ... Read More »

No takers of SVC recommendations

‘Govt on job to root out corruption, some recommendation already implemented’ Srinagar, Aug 29 (KNS): Amidst increasing corruption, the state government has not implemented the recommendations of the State Vigilance Commission for bringing “transparency” in the functioning of the departments. As per the Commission’s annual report for 2016, the anti-graft body had made several recommendations to the government since 2015 ... Read More »

Mehbooba greets people on Urs Shah-e-Hamdan

Visits Khankahi Moa’lla; reviews arrangements, directs shrine beautification Srinagar, Aug 28 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the State on the annual Urs of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA) popularly known as Shah-e-Hamdan. In her felicitation message, the Chief Minister said people of Jammu & Kashmir are greatly indebted to Hazrat Shah i Hamdan (R.A.) for ... Read More »

Omar for India, Pakistan to create conducive atmosphere to resume talks

Questions the wisdom in implementing Food Security Act Mendhar, Aug 28 (KNS): Amid reports of end to Dokhlam standoff, National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah Monday strongly pitched for generating conducive atmosphere to restart Indo-Pak dialogue to herald a new era of good neighbourly relations, asking if India and China can talk why not New Delhi and Islamabad. “Both India and Pakistan ... Read More »

Article 35-A a non-negotiable ‘Article of Faith’ for us: Dr. Farooq

Addresses convention in Handwara Handwara, Aug 28 (KNS): National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Monday said that Article 35-A was a non-negotiable article of faith for the people of the State and that National Conference was ready to fight every battle required to safeguard the State’s special status and its political and cultural ... Read More »

Kupwara shuts against student’s killing in fake encounter

Kupwara, Aug 25, CNS: Life was disrupted in frontier district Kupwara on Friday as the people observed a shutdown against the killing of a student in an alleged fake encounter in Hefdara forests in Handwara a couple of days ago.    Reports said that all shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was off the road. No separatist group had called for ... Read More »