Majid Kapra

Atmosphere of hate in country dividing communities: Abdullah

Atmosphere of hate in country dividing communities: Abdullah

Pandits part of our body; those living beyond Lakhanpur cannot feel their pain: Mufti

Srinagar: Former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said an atmosphere of hate has been created in the country that is driving a wedge between various communities and called for efforts to arrest this trend. Abdullah said if the gap between the communities is to be bridged, the hateful campaigns like ‘The […]

 Majid Kapra

KP’s hold sit-in, demand posting to safer places

KP’s hold sit-in, demand posting to safer places

Protests continue in Sheikhpora, rest of migrant camps across Valley

Srinagar: Members of Kashmiri Pandit community today staged a day long Dharna here to press for their demands including punishment to the killers of Rahul Bhat and posting of employees working under PM package to safer places. Protesters alleged that the BJP government miserably failed to protect lives of Kashmiri Pandits in the valley and […]

 Majid Kapra

Court defers hearing as counsel cites ‘security’ reason

Court defers hearing as counsel cites ‘security’ reason

Satish Tickoo murder case…

Srinagar: Sessions court Srinagar Tuesday deferred till May 23 hearing in criminal revision petition against former militant Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate in connection with Kashmiri Pandit Satish Tickoo’s murder case after counsel for the petitioner moved an application for adjournment citing ‘security’ reasons. The counsel for the petitioner moved an application before 1st […]

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Illegal structures erected on Waqf land will be bulldozed: Darakshan Andrabi

Illegal structures erected on Waqf land will be bulldozed: Darakshan Andrabi

“Waqf Board to built Cancer hospital”

SRINAGAR: Muslim Waqf Board chairperson, Dr Darakshan Andrabi Saturday said buildings constructed on Waqf land illegally will be bulldozed and those having encroached board property will be dealt with under law. Talking to the media at her office chambers here, Andrabi cautioned people against encroaching upon Waqf land saying the board was established for the […]

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Casual labourers of Animal Husbandry dept hold sit-in, seek hike in minimum wages

Casual labourers of Animal Husbandry dept hold sit-in, seek hike in minimum wages

Srinagar: Casual labourers of the Animal Husbandry department Tuesday staged a sit-in protest here against the department for failing to comply with the recent government order approving hike in minimum wages of daily-rated workers from existing Rs 225 to Rs 300 per day. It may be in place to mention that Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha […]

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JKCCC calls for protest on Tuesday against fresh order for renewal of cards

JKCCC calls for protest on Tuesday against fresh order for renewal of cards

Threatens to intensify protest after Eid if order is not revoked

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Contractors Coordination Committee (JKCCC) on Monday called for a protest on Tuesday, April 19, in all divisions of the Union Territory to press for their demands including revocation of fresh order introducing new norms for renewal of contractors’ cards. Addressing a press conference here, JKCCC chairman, Ghulam Nabi Purza threatened […]

 Majid Kapra

COVID-19 not over yet, SOPs might be readopted if cases increase, says Dr Naveed

COVID-19 not over yet, SOPs might be readopted if cases increase, says Dr Naveed

Srinagar: Noted pulmonologist and Head of the Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar, Dr Naveed Nazir Shah Tuesday said that COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet as new variants, though ‘mild’ in nature, continue to emerge in the community. Dr Naveed said two cases of XE variant which is the combination of Omicron’s two most well-known strains […]

 Majid Kapra

PM assured us promotion of Kashmir arts at global level: KCCI

PM assured us promotion of Kashmir arts at global level: KCCI

Srinagar: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured the biz body that he will personally promote Kashmir art at global level so that the business fraternity and local artisans of the Valley reap its benefits. Sharing details of the meeting of some Kashmiri business groups with […]

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Will develop J&K on New Delhi pattern if voted to power, says AAP’s Kashmir convener

Will develop J&K on New Delhi pattern if voted to power, says AAP’s Kashmir convener

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Friday said the party if voted to power will develop Jammu and Kashmir on ‘New Delhi pattern’ as successive regimes including BJP, NC, PDP and Congress have “betrayed people” of the erstwhile state for their vested political interests. Addressing a press conference at AAP head […]

 Majid Kapra

22 houses gutted in nocturnal blaze in Noorbagh, four persons injured

22 houses gutted in nocturnal blaze in Noorbagh, four persons injured

Srinagar: At least 22 houses were gutted and four persons were injured in a massive fire in Gata Colony in Noorbagh area of Srinagar district during the preceding night, officials said on Thursday. Witnesses told ‘Kashmir Images’ that property worth crores was damaged in a midnight blaze at Gatta Colony in Noorbagh. They also said […]