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Poll campaigning ends for Srinagar parliamentary seat

The campaigning for prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat here, going to the polls on April 18 in the second phase of elections, came to an end Tuesday. Srinagar Lok Sabha seat comprises three districts of Jammu and Kashmir — Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal. It was relatively a low key campaign ...

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SDM assault: Shah Faesal hopes AFSPA doesn’t come in way of taking action

Expressing shock over the assault of SDM Duroo, former IAS officer and Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement chairman Shah Faesal on Tuesday hoped that AFSPA doesn’t come in the way of taking action against the erring army officer. Faesal demanded an immediate First Information Report (FIR) against the erring officer.“News ...

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Tral grenade attack: Omar Abdullah thanks Mehbooba for her concern

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference (NC) vice president Omar Abdullah on Monday thanked PDP president Mehbooba Mufti after she expressed sorrow over the grenade attack near the venue of a National Conference election meeting in south Kashmir. “Thank you for your concern. Allah was kind, thankfully ...

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ANC supports NC in Kashmir, Congress in Jammu

The Awami National Conference (ANC) has urged voters to vote in favour of National Conference (NC) candidates in three Parliamentary Constituencies (PC) in Kashmir and Congress in Jammu region. ANC chief Begum Khalida Shah, sister of NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah, in a statement on Tuesday afternoon has directed all ...

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Boy hit by army vehicle in Poonch, dies

A 13-year-old boy was crushed to death by an army vehicle at Gulpore area of Poonch district on Tuesday afternoon. Reports said that the minor boy Sajad Ahmad son of Mohd Taj of Gulpore was injured critically after being hit by an army vehicle in the area.Sajad was immediately taken ...

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Grenade lobbed towards NC leader’s house in Tral, no loss

Unknown persons Tuesday lobbed a grenade towards the residence of National Conference leader in Tral town of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Witnesses said that the grenade was thrown towards the house of local NC leader, Mohammed Ashraf Bhat where a party workers meet was organized for its candidate for Anantnag ...

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Novel device creates electricity from snowfall

Scientists have designed a first-of-its-kind 3D-printed device that can produce electricity from falling snow.The device designed by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US is inexpensive, small, thin and flexible like a sheet of plastic.”The device can work in remote areas because it provides its ...

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Narendra Modi is anti-Muslim, anti Kashmiri: Farooq

Day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed Abdullahs, and Muftis have “ruined” lives of three generations of the state, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Monday called Narendra Modi “anti-Kashmiri and anti-Muslim”,while addressing party convention of Srinagar, Farooq said Narendra Modi was dividing the nation on the name of religion. “Modi ...

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JeI has every right to propagate its ideology, will continue to fight for its freedom: Mehbooba

Former Chief Minister and President Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti has cautioned that in a bid to save its sinking ship, there are apprehensions that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government is preparing to launch another Balakote type attack against the Pakistan. Addressing workers’ convention in south Kashmir’s Bijbehra ...

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UNSC condemns Taliban’s spring offensive announcement

The UN Security Council has condemned the announcement by the Taliban of a spring offensive, saying it will only result in more unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people.In a press statement on the Taliban Offensive, members of the 15-nation Council said they recognised the Afghan people’s strong desire ...

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