Australia to 'encourage India, Pakistan to resolve Kashmir dispute'

Australia to 'encourage India, Pakistan to resolve Kashmir dispute'

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Wednesday said that her country will encourage both Pakistan and India to resolve their longstanding "dispute" over Jammu and Kashmir, Express Tribune reported.

2002 hit-and-run case: Salman Khan sentenced to five years imprisonment

2002 hit-and-run case: Salman Khan sentenced to five years imprisonment

A court in Mumbai Wednesday sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in prison over the killing of a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run crash.

No separate colonies for KPs: Centre

No separate colonies for KPs: Centre

In the wake of massive outcry over the issue, the Government of India Tuesday said it has no plans to create separate townships for migrant Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

Police flex muscles on Kashmir traders

Police Tuesday cane-charged hundreds of traders here who hit the streets in protest against the J&K government’s “failure” to rehabilitate the Valley’s business community after the devastating floods in September last year.

Will give space to separatists, but some positions unacceptable: CM

J&K Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Tuesday said he has not given up his idea of “battle of ideologies” to provide political space to separatists “but some positions are unacceptable.”

Managed to change JK’s history, replace Pak flags with tri-colour: BJP

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and J&K’s Deputy Chief Minister DrNirmal Singh Tuesday said his party has “managed to change the history of the State as Pakistani flags have been replaced with the tri-colour.”

‘Cancellation’ of Pandit townships is victory of Kashmir Nation: Hurriyat (G)

‘Cancellation’ of Pandit townships is victory of Kashmir Nation: Hurriyat (G)

While terming the cancellation of separate townships proposal for Kashmiri Pandits as the “victory of the endeavor, unity and brotherhood” of the Kashmiri nation and “defeat for the communal mindset”, the Hurriyat Conference (G) said “one day the government of India will similarly shun its rigid and stubborn stand”

Mufti reviews status of Parnai HEP, directs SPDC to stick to stipulated timelines

Mufti reviews status of Parnai HEP, directs SPDC to stick to stipulated timelines

Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said his Government will focus on harnessing the full potential of J&K in hydropower generation as well as efficiently using its water reserves to irrigate huge tracts of agriculturally-fertile land.

Karan Singh questions claim of Kashmiri Pandits over Valley temples

Karan Singh questions claim of Kashmiri Pandits over Valley temples

Questioning the proprietary claim of Kashmiri Pandits over temples in Kashmir, a trust headed by senior Congress leader Karan Singh Wednesday asked the community to abandon the "negative and hostile attitude" and support the various Hindu trusts functioning in the Valley.

No construction within 200 metres of lakes: LAWDA

Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) has warned the people against carrying out any kind of construction within 200 metres of Dal Lake.

26 students injured in stampede after bear attack in Kashmir school

At least twenty six students were injured in a stampede after a wild bear entered into the premises of a school in south Kashmir on Wednesday.

19 complaints against Army personnel in 3 yrs: Defence Ministry

The Defence Ministry Tuesday disclosed that Army headquarters has received 19 cases of alleged human rights violations against soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir during the past three years.

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  • Police Thwart Er Rashid’s March

    Police Thwart Er Rashid’s March

    Police detain independent MLA Er Rashid after he tried to take out a march to the civil secretariat against the proposed plan of setting up a separate townships for Kashmiri Pandit migrants. Mubashir

  • Darbar Opens in Srinagar

    Darbar Opens in Srinagar

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed inspects a guard of honour at civil secretariat as offices open in summer capital after winter. Mubashir Khan/GK

  • Police Foil Traders' March in Srinagar
Durbar opens, opposition parties hit streets

Durbar opens, opposition parties hit streets

On the opening day of Durbar Move in Kashmir, the opposition political parties Tuesday hit streets in the summer capital on issues ranging from ruling People Democratic Party’s “betrayal” with people’s mandate to the “creation” of separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits.

Congress rally stoned near Maisuma

Congress rally stoned near Maisuma

Police on Tuesday used force to disperse youth who attacked Congress rally near Maisuma locality here.

Traffic police deploys cops in Shaher-e-Khaas

Traffic police deploys cops in Shaher-e-Khaas

Acting on complaints of frequent traffic jams in Shaher-e-Khaas, the Traffic department after several years on Tuesday deployed cops at important junctions there.

Thieves on prowl in tourist hub

Inhabitants of Foreshore road Dalgate on Tuesday staged protest against frequent thefts in the area .

Ansari visits Imam Hussain Hospital at Bemina

Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Mir Altaf Ahmad and MLA Zadibal Abid Hussain Ansari on Tuesday assessed damages to Imam Hussain Hospital Bemina due to floods last year.

Ahead of Durbar Move, Traffic plan for city reviewed

The Minister for Roads and Building, Syed Altaf Bukhari on Monday reviewed arrangements to streamline the traffic management system in the summer capital.

Excise dept foils smuggling bid of willow clefts to Punjab

Excise dept foils smuggling bid of willow clefts to Punjab

Jammu and Kashmir Excise and Taxation department has foiled a bid to smuggle 3,200 willow clefts to Punjab from the state.

Did you act against separatists: HC asks Govt

Did you act against separatists: HC asks Govt

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday asked the government to inform the court about the action taken against separatist leaders, including Masrat Alam and Asiya Andrabi for ‘raising their voice against India’.

Social media new challenge for police: IGP Jammu

Social media new challenge for police: IGP Jammu

Inspector General of Police Jammu, Danesh Rana today said the boom of social media has posed a new challenge for police and security agencies as it is being used by some miscreants to spread rumours.

KPs demand township with minority status

A group of Kashmiri Pandits today demanded that a township be raised for their rehabilitation in Kashmir Valley along with grant of minority status and reservations in jobs and ten Assembly seats for the community.

Out of 30, 9 traffic signal lights being reviewed for re-alignment, re-adjustment

For streamlining the traffic on the city roads, the Traffic Police is reviewing nine (9) traffic signal lights for their realignment or re-adjustment, while the remaining twenty one (21) lights which are functional at present will not be changed.

PNB to start social security schemes in Jammu

Punjab National Bank (PNB) has been entrusted by the Union Finance Ministry with the task of launching three social security schemes in Jammu.

Bandipora admn, JKMHC to promote adventure sports

Bandipora admn, JKMHC to promote adventure sports

Bandipora district administration and the J&K Mountaineering and Hiking Club have joined hands to kick-start adventure sports activities in the north-Kashmir district.

Aggarwal for speedy restoration of youth hostel

Aggarwal for speedy restoration of youth hostel

On the first day of opening of Darbar offices in Srinagar, Director General Department Of Youth Services and Sports Navin Aggrawal took stock of repair and maintenance work at Youth Hostel Srinagar.

144 bn lifts CRPF football tourney

144 bn lifts CRPF football tourney

The team representing 144 battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) beat their counterparts from the 35 battalion in the finals to lift the inter-ops battalion football tournament held at RTC Humhama on Monday.

Lolab Premier League concludes

The Lolab Premier League football tournament, organized by the local Rashtriya Rifles unit under the aegis of Chinar Corps concluded at Chandigam playground on Tuesday.

Soft tennis trials on May 7

The J&K Amateur Soft Tennis Association is going to conduct selection trials for the 9th Sub Junior National Soft Tennis championship at Saint Lukes School K P Road Anantnag on May 7.

J&K faces Himachal in first outing on May 8

Hosts Hockey Jammu and Kashmir today gave final touch to the preparations for the mega event- Vth Hockey India Sub-Junior National Championship starting at K K Hakhu Stadium, here tomorrow.

2002 hit-and-run case: Salman Khan sentenced to five years imprisonment

2002 hit-and-run case: Salman Khan sentenced to five years imprisonment

A court in Mumbai Wednesday sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in prison over the killing of a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run crash.

'Welcome to Karachi' a satire on global politics!

'Welcome to Karachi' a satire on global politics!

Filmmaker Ashish R Mohan, whose last release was “Khiladi 786”, is back with his second film “Welcome to Karachi” after a gap of three years.

Ranbir, Anushka jazz up 'Bombay Velvet' promotions

Ranbir, Anushka jazz up 'Bombay Velvet' promotions

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor unveiled a different fun side of him as he took to stage to match steps with journalists during a promotional event of his upcoming film "Bombay Velvet" here.

Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry stun at 2015 Met Gala

Hollywood celebrities like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, among others flocked the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to attend the 2015 Met Gala.

Rs 200-cr investment riding on Salman as judgement day nears

As a local court is set to pronounce verdict in the hit-and-run case involving the Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on May 6, the film industry is keeping its fingers crossed as an investment of about Rs 200 crore is riding on him.

Time to take my experience back to Pakistan: Ali Zafar

After a successful stint in Bollywood, actor-singer Ali Zafar has decided to take a sabbatical from Hindi movies and concentrate on Pakistani films.

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