Afzal Guru hanged: Curfew imposed in Kashmir valley, NH closed to avert trouble

Afzal Guru hanged: Curfew imposed in Kashmir valley, NH closed to avert trouble

SRINAGAR: The entire Kashmir valley has been placed under strict curfew in the wake of the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in the wee hours of Saturday. The authorities in Srinagar and other major towns of the valley...
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Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir

Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir

Mobile internet services in the Kashmir Valley were today snapped following the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru amid apprehensions of a backlash. All the mobile internet connections stopped functioning this morning as the news about hanging of ...
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Afzal Guru Hanged In Delhi’s Tihar Jail – Kashmir Under CURFEW

Afzal Guru Hanged In Delhi’s Tihar Jail – Kashmir Under CURFEW

Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru has been hanged on Saturday morning at Delhi’s Tihar jail. According to TV reports, home ministry has confirmed Afzal Guru has been hanged. Earlier the reports said that his mercy plea had been rejected by...
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After Hajeej & Al-Balaagh, Al-Habib deceives people

HAJJ ASPIRANTS DUPED AGAIN Srinagar, Feb 7: Barely months after a city based tour operator duped at least 126 Hajj aspirants, a fresh case of “fraud” by a tour operator Al-Habib came to fore in the Valley. Police has detained...
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Geelani Calls For Shutdown On Feb 11

Geelani Calls For Shutdown On Feb 11

Srinagar, Feb 7: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani has paid glowing tributes to late Maqbool Bhat and other martyrs and has urged people to observe complete shutdown on February 11, Monday. “The best way to...
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Kashmir Girl Band Controversy: Three Arrested For Issuing Online Threats

Kashmir Girl Band Controversy: Three Arrested For Issuing Online Threats

The police in India-administered Kashmir have arrested three people so far, for making online threats to the members of an all-girl rock band, which disbanded Monday following a fatwa issued against them. The three-member band — “Praagaash” meaning “fr...
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Srinagar-Jammu highway opened for one-way traffic

JAMMU/SRINAGAR: The strategic Srinagar-Jammu highway was restored for one-way traffic on Wednesday following improvement in the weather after two days of heavy snowfall, an official said. Brigadier TPS Rawat, chief engineer of border roads organization (BRO), ...
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Snow, rains lash JK Highway Shut, 300 Vehicles Stranded; Power Breakdown In North Kashmir

Snow, rains lash JK Highway Shut, 300 Vehicles Stranded; Power Breakdown In North Kashmir

The overnight change in the weather conditions across Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday forced the government to issue an avalanche warning in the remote areas following snowfall in the higher reaches and rains coupled with snow in plains. The inclement weather...
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Fatwa Issued Against Kashmiri All-Girl Band

Fatwa Issued Against Kashmiri All-Girl Band

SRINAGAR: Kashmir’s top clergyman, Mufti Azam Mufti Bashiruddin, on Sunday issued a “fatwa” against three Kashmiri girls for being part of a rock band which performed in Srinagar in December 2012. The grand mufti said he has decreed against t...
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Hurriyat (G) Opposes 55-Day Amarnath Yatra

Hurriyat (G) Opposes 55-Day Amarnath Yatra

‘It’s Offensive; Hold Pilgrimage On Gangotri Pattern’ Srinagar, Feb 1: Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Friday opposed the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board’s (SASB) 55-day Yatra schedule, saying the move is offensive and that the Hurriyat will...
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