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RKM starts yatra to press for farmers’ demands

RKM starts yatra to press for farmers’ demands

Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh (RKM), a conglomerate of  132 farmer organisations of India, started their Kisan adhikar Yatra from Handwara today to press for their demands. The conglomerate said that they shall do the march from “Kashmir to Kanyakumari” to highlight the plight of the farmers.  In this connection, J&K Zamindar Bachao Forum (Part of Rashtriya […]

Wullar facing silent death courtesy official apathy: GA Mir

Wullar facing silent death courtesy official apathy: GA Mir

Reacting to the news item appeared in a local daily regarding the deteriorating condition of Wullar Lake, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A.Mir today said that Wullar Lake is facing a silent death due to the negligent attitude of the authorities and strongly urged that dredging should take place in the lake on […]

Mir family bereaved

Mir family bereaved

With profound grief, we inform the sad demise of Mir Abdul Majeed, son of late Mir Ghulam Ahmad of Bazar Batamaloo, Srinagar. He breathed his last on Friday evening after suffering cardiac arrest while he was attending his chemist shop. Mourning period will last for three days and there will be no Chaharum. Ladies are […]

Nawaz, Maryam taken into custody at Lahore airport; passports confiscated

Nawaz, Maryam taken into custody at Lahore airport; passports confiscated

The flight carrying former premier Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport around 8:45pm PST on Friday night and were taken into custody by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials around 9:25pm. According to media reports, dozens of security officials entered the plane after it landed and asked other passengers to […]

#Kashmir: Biscoe school declared ‘no longer safe’ after Shujaat Bukhari’s killing

#Kashmir: Biscoe school declared ‘no longer safe’ after Shujaat Bukhari’s killing

By Aasif Sultan Srinagar: Valley’s leading missionary school Tyndale Biscoe School, situated in the heart of Srinagar, has been declared “no longer safe place after the killing of Editor Mr. Shujaat Bukhari” who was shot dead by gunmen in broad daylight at Kashmir’s Press Enclave, stone’s throw from the school, on 14 June along with […]

10 die as rain derails train in Turkey

10 die as rain derails train in Turkey

Ten people were killed and 73 wounded when a train came off the rails in northwest Turkey on Sunday after heavy rain and a landslide, Turkish television channels quoted a health ministry official as saying. The train was carrying 362 passengers and was headed to Istanbul when five carriages came off the tracks, the transport ministry said […]

Woman injured in Hajin knife attack succumbs

Woman injured in Hajin knife attack succumbs

A woman who was injured in a knife attack by unknown gunmen at Bandipora’s Hajin on Sunday evening succumbed to her injuries today.  Unknown gunmen barged into the house of PDP worker Abdul Majeed Dar of Shahgund area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district Sunday evening with an intention to kidnap him, a local […]