Reliance post-paid mobile internet gets functional in Valley

Srinagar: The authorities have given green signal to the mobile operators in the Valley for the restoration of post-paid mobile internet services. The recently-launched Reliance Jio postpaid mobile services started their mobile internet services from Friday 8pm . An employe working in Vodafone mobile services confirmed that the authorities have sent a written communication for the restoration of post-paid […]

Muslims perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman

Muslims perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman

Srinagar: In yet another display of communal harmony and cultural bond, Kashmiri Muslims performed the funeral rites of a Pandit woman in Habba Kadal on Friday. Shushma Parmoo, 40, of Shalla Kadal, Habba Kadal, breathed her last at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar in Friday afternoon after suffering a brain haemorrhage three days ago. A […]

Week 19: No Friday prayers in Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: No congregational Friday prayers were allowed by the authorities at historic Jamia Masjid for 19th consecutive week in Old Srinagar today. The authorities deployed large number of police and para-military personnel in and around the Srinagar Grand mosque to disallow weekly congregational noon prayers. The pro-freedom leadership, in their weekly protest ‘calendar’, had asked people […]

MLA Rasheed detained at Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: Independent legislator and Awami Itehad Party chief Er Rasheed was detained today when he, along with his party workers, tried to march towards Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta, Srinagar to offer Friday prayers there. The police, however, intercepted Rasheed and his party workers at Nowhatta square and whisked them off in police vehicles. No congregational Friday prayers were […]

JeI condemns ban on Dr Naik’s IRF

JeI condemns ban on Dr Naik’s IRF

Srinagar: Prominent socio-religious organisation Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JeI India) has condemned the recent ban on Dr. Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation by the Indian government under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, a statement issued by the organisation said. “Jamaat considers the ban to be a political witch-hunt aimed at silencing the voice of all who wish to exercise […]

Bhutan currency used as legal tender in Assam: Reports

Bhutan currency used as legal tender in Assam: Reports

Srinagar: As India reels under demonetisation effect, people in Assam are compelled to use Bhutanese currency, exchanged against de-valued notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000, a media report said. Bhutanese currency was exchanged in areas near the Bhutan border in Kokrajhar district, the report claims. While Bhutan currency is used in normal times too, […]

Minor clashes in Habba Kadal

Minor clashes in Habba Kadal

Srinagar: Minor clashes between government forces and youth took place at Habba Kadal today evening. Many youth assembled outside a local mosque in Habba Kadal soon after evening prayers and started throwing stones at a nearby CRPF bunker. The forces resorted to tear-gas shelling to disperse the youth. Within minutes, the entire area was engulfed in […]

Kashmir: Mass promotion for 5th to 9th, 11th classes

Srinagar: The  Government today has ordered mass promotion for the students of classes 5th to 9th and 11th for all Valley schools, both government and private, for the current academic session. In an order issued by the School Education Department here today, the government ordered that class 5th to 9th and class 11th students shall be elevated to […]

11 Indian soldiers killed on Nov 14: Pak Army General

Srinagar: Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday claimed that 11 Indian soldiers were killed on  14 November after Pakistan Army ‘responded to unprovoked firing’, Pakistan daily Dawn reported. Pakistan Army confirmed on 14 November that seven of its soldiers were killed in the Bhimber sector of the Line of Control (LoC). “The Indian army should man up and […]

Former J&K governor SK Sinha passes away

Srinagar: Former Jammu & Kashmir Governor Lt Gen SK Sinha passed away at Army’s Research and Referral Hospital, Delhi Thursday. He died at the age of 91 after a period of brief illness at the Army hospital. After his Army career, Sinha served as governor Assam and J&K. He served governor J&K from 2003 to 2008. He also led […]