Kashmir: Where Beauty Sings a Song of Pain

Kashmir: Where Beauty Sings a Song of Pain

By Syed Maajid Rashid Andrabi The valley of Kashmir known to the world as “the Paradise on earth” leaves all spellbound by its magnificent beauty. Lofty snow clad mountains, the honey-dewed orchards, mesmerizing pastures, rippling lakes and blue skies leave no stone unturned to leave a long lasting impression on anyone who is lucky enough […]

Sharif meets UN chief, stresses resolution of Kashmir issue

Sharif meets UN chief, stresses resolution of Kashmir issue

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos and apprised him about the long-standing Kashmir issue with India. “Kashmir is an internationally recognised issue and for development every dispute, including that of Kashmir, should be resolved,” Pak Prime Minister Sharif […]

Dr Sheikh Javid is VC Cluster University Kashmir

Dr Sheikh Javid is VC Cluster University Kashmir

Jammu: The Government on Thursday ordered appointment of Vice-Chancellors and Registrars for the two new varsities in the State. As per the orders issued by the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is the Chancellor of these Universities, Dr Anju Bhasin, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Jammu has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of […]

Ahead of 26 Jan, forces asked to maintain ‘utmost vigil’

Ahead of 26 Jan, forces asked to maintain ‘utmost vigil’

Srinagar: Ahead of 26th January, the security across Kashmir has been beefed up while forces have started frisking in the region including the summer capital. The authorities said that advisory has been issued to the forces to maintain “utmost vigil” in the border areas. A top police official wished not to be named said that […]

Bijbehara areas shut for fourth consecutive day

Bijbehara areas shut for fourth consecutive day

Anantnag: A complete shutdown is being observed in Bijbehara, Srigufwara, Kanelwon, Arwani and other areas of Dachnipora for the fourth running day Thursday over the killing of three local militants on Monday. All shops, business establishments and other offices are shut while as public transport is off the roads. On the chaharum (fourth day of […]

Divisional admin Kashmir issues weather advisory

Divisional admin Kashmir issues weather advisory

Srinagar: Divisional Administration Kashmir Wednesday issued a weather advisory according to which Western Disturbance is likely to affect Jammu and Kashmir from January 22 to January 26, 2017. “A fresh weather system (Western Disturbance) over J&K is likely to affect the State from 22 January afternoon to 26 January. Under the influence of this system […]

Div Com reviews power scenario in Kashmir

Div Com reviews power scenario in Kashmir

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan, Wednesday convened a meeting to take stock of the functioning and activities of the Power Development Department (PDD). The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer, PDD, Shehnaz Goni, Superintendent Engineers, Xens and other concerned. While receiving the first hand appraisal of the power supply in the Kashmir division, […]

Srinagar court issues bail to Masarat Alam

Srinagar court issues bail to Masarat Alam

Srinagar: The Court of City Magistrate, Srinagar Wednesday issued bail in favour of incarcerated Hurriyat Conference (G) leader and Muslim League chairman, Masarat Alam Bhat in a case FIR No 59/2010. Masarat is undergoing detention since 2010 after he spearheaded the uprising by issuing protest calendars. He is languishing in district jail Baramulla since the […]

CRPF to withdraw 102 companies from Kashmir

CRPF to withdraw 102 companies from Kashmir

Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has reportedly decided to de-induct 102 companies from the restive Kashmir valley. As per reports, 45 companies of CRPF have already been withdrawn and another 10 companies are leaving in a couple of days, depending on the status of the Srinagar-Jammu highway. A company of CRPF comprises 135 […]

Snowfall in Kashmir puts life out of gear

Snowfall in Kashmir puts life out of gear

Srinagar: The latest spell of snowfall in Kashmir has badly affected the normal activities across the Valley, reports said on Wednesday. The Meteorological Department has forecast light rain and snowfall at most places in Kashmir Valley and several other areas across the state till today evening. The residents are facing difficulties on account of shortage […]

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