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Rules bent to give govt job to Geelani’s grandson during 2016 Kashmir Unrest

When scores of Kashmiri mothers were receiving bodies of their sons covered in shrouds everyday on calls of strike by pro-Pakistan separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani throughout the latter half of 2016, his grandson managed to get an out-of-turn job...
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‘Azadi for Kashmir’ poster surfaces in JNU, removed

‘Azadi for Kashmir’ poster surfaces in JNU, removed

A poster calling for freedom for Kashmir had the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration in a tizzy on Thursday. The solitary poster was noticed by some students on the wall of the School of Social Sciences’ new block, after which they...
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Islam will be largest religion in the world by 2070: Report

Population of Muslims will grow by 73% between 2010 and 2050 Islam is the only religion growing faster than the world’s population, and it will be the largest in the world by 2070, research has found. US-based Pew Research Centre...
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Govt closing all its orphanages; to set up 2 Boarding Schools

The J&K government has decided to wind up all its orphanages and instead set up two Boarding Schools for orphans to ensure their overall development under one roof. “We plan to establish quality Boarding Schools one each in Srinagar and...
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Srinagar-Jammu highway reopens for light vehicles

Srinagar-Jammu highway reopens for light vehicles

The 300-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Wednesday reopened to one-way traffic of light motor vehicles after being blocked due to a massive landslide on the Banihal-Ramban stretch. “Light motor vehicles have now been allowed to move from Nagrota towards...
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Don’t fall prey to unregistered tour operators, pilgrims told

The Divisional Administration, Kashmir, has asked aspiring Muslim pilgrims to avoid getting attracted to advertisements and announcements from unregistered Haj and Umrah operators, which facilitate travel to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina. The advisory, w...
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New Delhi again preparing for creating disturbances in Kashmir: Hurriyat (G)

Accusing New Delhi of implementing the “Doval Doctrine”, the Hurriyat Conference (G) today alleged that, “they are again preparing stage for bloodshed in Kashmir.” “The administration is hell-bent to make situation explosive and for this purpose they...
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DC’s, FCSCA Squad to fine, seize food items for Guest Control Violation

DC’s, FCSCA Squad to fine, seize food items for Guest Control Violation

The state government has decided to empower the Deputy Commissioners to seize food items and even fine people who are found to be violating the ‘Guest Control Order’ issued by the government recently. Speaking to Kashmir Post, Food, Civil Supplies,...
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BJP, Congress on same page in condemning Farooq’s remarks

While the BJP today asked Jammu-based leaders of the National Conference (NC) to clear their stand on Farooq Abdullah’s recent statement in which he came to the defence of militants, the Congress termed former Chief Minister’s remarks as highly “objectio...
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Kashmir Valley sees rise in number of locals joining militancy ranks

The emboldened nature of militancy in Jammu & Kashmir hit home yet again on Thursday, with a virtually military-style ambush of an Army column in Shopian leading to the death of three soldiers, even as the security establishment’s estimate of...
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