Pak calls for release of Hurriyat leaders

Pak calls for release of Hurriyat leaders

Srinagar: Pakistan on Wednesday evening expressed serious concern on the arrest/detention of Hurriyat leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Yasin Malik, Shabir Shah, Asiya Andrabi and others for preventing them from attending Pakistan National Day reception at Pakistan High Commission, New Delhi on 23rd March, 2017. “These arbitrary restrictions are against the principles of […]

Polling for six JK legislative council seats on April 17

Polling for six JK legislative council seats on April 17

Jammu: The Election Commission of India Wednesday decided to hold the biennial elections for the six seats of Jammu and Kashmir legislative council on April 17, two days before they fall vacant. While slating April 17 as the date for polling, the ECI notification issued today, fixed March 29 as the last date for filing […]

Masarat released, re-arrested

Masarat released, re-arrested

Srinagar: Incarcerated Hurriyat Conference (G) leader and Muslim League chairman, Masarat Alam Bhat was Wednesday released after bail was produced to the jail authorities however, he was immediately re-arrested by Bandipora police in yet another case. Earlier, the bail, which was upheld by the Session Court Bandipora after rejecting a state petition against it was […]

Painkillers increase risk of heart attack, stroke: DAK

Painkillers increase risk of heart attack, stroke: DAK

Srinagar: With rampant overuse of painkillers in Jammu and Kashmir (JK), Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday said that painkillers increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Calling for tighter control on these drugs, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that painkillers heighten the risk of dying from heart attack or […]

Tassaduq files nomination papers for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat

Tassaduq files nomination papers for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat

Srinagar: Brother of the chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Tassaduq Mufti Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency. The by-polls of the said seat are scheduled of April 12. Tasaaduq was accompanied by senior party leaders Muzaffar Hussain Beig, Sartaj Madni, Ab Rehman Veeri, Ab Haq Khan, Nazir Ahmad Laway MP, Mehboob […]

GA Mir files nomination for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat

GA Mir files nomination for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat

Srinagar: Pradesh Congress Committee Chief, GA Mir on Wednesday filed the nomination papers for the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency. The by-polls for the said seat are scheduled on April 12. Mir was accompanied by NC leaders Omar Abdullah and Sakina Itoo, Congress leader Ambeka Soni, Tariq Hameed Karra and Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed, sources said. Congress […]

SC to hear Babri Masjid demolition case tomorrow

SC to hear Babri Masjid demolition case tomorrow

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has fixed for tomorrow the hearing in the Babri Masjid demolition case in which senior BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti are accused. A bench headed by Justice P C Ghose said the appropriate bench comprising him and Justice R F Nariman will be hearing […]

PM Modi to visit J&K on April 2

PM Modi to visit J&K on April 2

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate, India’s longest road tunnel built on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway, which will cut short the distance between Jammu and Srinagar by nearly 30 km. The Prime Minister will inaugurate the Chenani-Nashri tunnel on JK highway on April 2, Union Minister of State in PMO, Jitendra Singh told PTI on […]

Two sentenced to life in Ajmer blast case

Two sentenced to life in Ajmer blast case

Srinagar: Pronouncing the quantum of punishment in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case, a special National Investigative Agency Court on Wednesday sentenced the two accused, Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel, to life imprisonment, The Indian Express reported. The court had earlier convicted three people in the case and had acquitted several others, including RSS worker […]

Three shops selling meat set ablaze in UP

Three shops selling meat set ablaze in UP

Hathras (UP): Three shops selling meat and fish were set afire by unidentified persons here, triggering panic in the area, police said Wednesday. The incident comes close on the heels of some slaughter houses being sealed in Uttar Pradesh after the BJP government led by Yogi Adityanath was sworn in. Police said the arson incident […]

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