BJP, PDP have agreed to settle WPRs: Hurriyat (G)

BJP, PDP have agreed to settle WPRs: Hurriyat (G)

‘They want to execute plan secretly’ Hurriyat Conference (G) general secretary Haji Ghulam Nabi Sumji today claimed that the BJP and PDP—alliance partners of new state government, have mutually agreed to settle the West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs) permanently in Jammu...
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No coalition hurdles with BJP: PDP

No coalition hurdles with BJP: PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ruled out coalition hurdles with the rightwing Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)  saying the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) is being worked out to form the coalition government in the state. The PDP chief spokesperson, Naeem Akhta...
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‘6 suspected cases admitted in GMC Jammu, 3 test negative’

‘6 suspected cases admitted in GMC Jammu, 3 test negative’

Six suspected cases of Swine Flu have been admitted to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) here, officials said. Of these, they said, three tested negative while reports of other three are awaited. Principal GMC Jammu Dr. Ghansham said...
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‘Terror attack rumour’ triggers panic in schools in Jammu

‘Terror attack rumour’ triggers panic in schools in Jammu

Several panic stricken schools in Jammu called it a holiday while parents rushed to collect their children after a rumour spread that militants had attacked a prestigious school along the India-Pakistan border on Friday. The rumours spread after the news...
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Army land for Jammu airport: Kashmir governor writes to Parrikar

Army land for Jammu airport: Kashmir governor writes to Parrikar

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra Wednesday sought intervention of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for vacation of land by the army at Jammu airport. “The Governor NN Vohra has addressed the defence minister to seek his urgent intervention to ensure....
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Vaishno Devi shrine experiences snowfall

Vaishno Devi shrine experiences snowfall

The cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Trikuta hills of Jammu and Kashmir experienced overnight rainfall but failed to dampen the spirit of pilgrims who came from various parts of the country to pay their obeisance at the shrine....
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Senior PDP leader takes up Pakistan refugee issue

Senior PDP leader takes up Pakistan refugee issue

In an overnight communication, senior PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig ruffled many feathers within the party over the issue of granting permanent residentship rights to Pakistan refugees in Jammu and Kashmir. In a five-page letter released to the media, Baig....
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Non-state subject can’t become JK resident: NC

Non-state subject can’t become JK resident: NC

‘It was Baig’s idea to shift Srinagar offices to Parihaspora’ Reacting strongly to PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig’s remarks on West Pakistan Refugees, the National Conference General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar Sunday said no non-state subject can b...
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MoS Jitendra Singh to be deputy CM in possible BJP-PDP govt in J&K

MoS Jitendra Singh to be deputy CM in possible BJP-PDP govt in J&K

A day after reports suggested that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be heading towards forming a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, sources on Thursday claimed that Union Minister of State in the PMO...
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Yesvantpur-Katra train to be launched tomorrow

Yesvantpur-Katra train to be launched tomorrow

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch a new premium train from Yesvantpur to Katra tomorrow to cater to the growing number of pilgrims to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir. Besides, Prabhu will also flag off three more...
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