Kashmir

PM Modi Flags off First Electric Train in J&K...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Feb 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited Jammu where he inaugurated the first Electric Train and also inaugurated the train service between Sangaldan station and Baramulla station. He also launched multiple development projects, including those for education, railway, aviation, and road sectors, worth over 32,000 crore. Also, he distributed appointment orders to about 1,500 new Jammu and Kashmir government recruits. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for...

Beyond Borders: J&K Tourism’s Trailblazing 2024 Visio...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Syed Amin Mosavi | Feb 02:Snow or not, the Tourism department is determined to attract a larger influx of both foreign and domestic tourists this year, aiming to surpass last year’s 2.11 Crore arrivals. The pipeline includes strategic moves such as Khelo-India events, tourism promotion campaigns, national conferences, and foreign tours targeting stakeholders to entice international tourists. In a recent conversation with Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Commissioner Secretary Tourism...

Kashmir’s Snowless Winter: A Symbolic Reflection on Climat...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Syed Amin Mosavi | Jan 22: In recent times, the picturesque region of Kashmir has witnessed an unusual phenomenon – a winter devoid of its characteristic blanket of snow. The absence of this white landscape, often synonymous with the beauty of the Kashmir Valley, has sparked contemplation and concern among locals and environmentalists alike. Many attribute this unusual occurrence to climate change, pointing towards broader implications for the region and the world at large. The...

In the Throes of Dryness:A Comprehensive Exploration of Kash...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS |Aga Syed Amin |Jan 013: The Wilayat Times sheds light on Kashmir’s multifaceted challenges arising from the ongoing dry spell, impacting water resources, fish production, tourism, and agriculture. Water Resources Under Strain: The Jal Shakti Department expresses concerns over diminishing water levels in major sources like Jhelum and streams. Chief Engineer Sanjeev Malhotra emphasizes the adverse effects of the dry spell, calling for timely snowfall to recharge...

Muzaffar Baig’s Riveting Return Sparks Renewed Politic...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Jan 011:In a notable comeback, Muzaffar Hussain Baig, former J&K deputy chief minister, returned to the PDP after a three-year hiatus. The re-joining ceremony, attended by Baig and his wife Safina Baig, took place in the presence of PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti. The event marked the eighth death anniversary of party founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, with Baig offering prayers at Sayeed’s grave in Anantnag district’s Bijbehara town. As speculation swirls within the party about the...

Moulana Waseem Reza Kashmiri denounces cowardly terrorist at...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Jan 06:Moulana Waseem Reza Al-Kashmiri, a prominent religious preacher currently studying at the globally renowned Jamia Al-Mustafa(S) Howza Ilmiya in Qom, Iran, has vehemently condemned the recent terrorist bomb attack in the city of Kerman. Issuing a statement from the holy city of Qom, Moulana Waseem Reza Al-Kashmiri emphasized that the act of shedding innocent blood, particularly during the commemoration of General Haaj Qasem Soleimani at Gulzar Martyr’s graveyard, is...

J&K’s educational Chronicles 2023: A Tale of Wins...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Jan 01: “The past year bore witness to it all, looking forward to a brighter future. In the dynamic year of 2023, Jammu and Kashmir’s educational voyage revealed a blend of accomplishments, challenges, and notable adjustments.” Key milestones • Educational institutions clocked more than 220 active days, showcasing a commitment to consistent learning. • The administrative heads exercised prudence, refraining from unnecessary closures and ensuring educational...

Parliamentary panel asks for prompt follow-up on UAE’s inv...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

New Delhi | WTNS | Dec 23: A parliamentary panel has recommended to the Government of India to promptly follow-up on investment opportunities by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) companies in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. In its report, the department-related standing committee on Ministry of External Affairs has recommended that the opportunity presented by some UAE companies for investing in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir should also be followed up promptly. The recommendation...

Double Trouble: Kashmir’s Vulnerability to ‘Doub...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Syed Amin Mosavi | Dec 22:In recent times, a disconcerting trend has emerged in the Kashmir Valley—one that sheds light on the vulnerability of its people to online manipulation, leading to the drainage of their wealth. The ease with which the residents of Kashmir can be swayed is perplexing, as they seem to be bullied into making decisions with substantial financial consequences. At the heart of this issue is the influence wielded by certain YouTubers who, through persuasive...

The brute silence of the world against Palestine massacre by...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | Oct 25: Maulana Waseem Reza Al Kashmiri, a young religious scholar from Jammu Kashmir, said that the sheer and draconian stillness of the global peace stakeholder and human rights watch is entirely and mostly the ugliest form of inhumanities. This time call out the urgent establishment of universal unionism to put a full stop over the atrocities and the devilish plots . In a statement issued from the holy city of Qom Iran, the young Kashmiri religious preacher Maulana Waseem Reza...