Kashmir

Kashmiri Journalist summoned by Cyber police for his Story...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 22:A Srinagar-based journalist was  summoned by cyber police for his story, which was published in a national news portal a few days back. Wilayat Times reports, According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Aqib Javid, an accredited journalist said that on 18 September at around 5 pm, he received a call from the Cyber Police Station. “The caller told me to be present at the Cyber Police Station the next day regarding a story that I had written for Article...

In a first meet, PDP termed JK situation`very precarious`,Ca...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | City Reporter WTNS | September 21:For the first time after the abrogation of Article 370 & 35A, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held a meeting at its party headquarter to discuss the current crisis and situation of J&K. Sources told Wilayat Times that the PDP leaders demanded the immediate release of all detainees including its party president and former CM Mehbooba Mufti and stressed the need to continue the series of meetings at all levels to restore communication...

International Peace Day:Zamrooda Habib calls for peaceful me...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 20:On ‘International Peace Day” Zamrooda Habib chairperson Kashmir Tehreek-e- Khawateen stressed to resolve the Kashmir dispute in a peaceful manner. In a Statement to Wilayat Times, Prominent resistance leader Zamrooda Habib said that this day has more importance and relevance presently when the situation is grim and grave, war has been imposed to the people of Jammu Kashmir She said, war is no solution to any problem but is itself a big problem brings poverty, devastation,...

Batmaloo and Sopore Incidents `painful`, Safina Beigh demand...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 19:Prominent Women Politician and Women’s Wing President of Jammu Kashmir People’s Democratic Party, Safina Beigh expressed her grief and anguish over the killings that took place in Sopore and Batmaloo. In a statement to Wilayat Times, Safina Beigh said that such incidents are very painful and deserve condemnation across party lines. She expressed her disappointment over the handling of the two cases by the forces and demanded immediate justice for the families...

J&K LG Manoj Sinha announces Rs.1350 Cr economic packag...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 19:Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Saturday announced a mega economic package of Rs 1350 for reviving the ailing business sector of the Union Territory stating that “this was just a beginning and much more was in the offing.” He also said that the government was mulling a “structured package” for transporters, drivers, auto-drivers, house boat owners and shikara wallas. Addressing a press conference at Rajbhawan, J&K LG Sinha said that when...

Mirwiaz family expresses thanks to those who extend condolen...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 17:Mirwaiz Family extends its  gratitude to all those who expressed their condolences and offered sympathy on the death of our beloved and eldest family member  Begum Moulvi Ghulam Rasool shah, daughter in law of late Mirwaiz Ateequlah(RA). We greatly appreciate that most people , despite wanting to visit us in person to offer their condolences , respected our request not to do so as a precautionary measure due to  the current pandemic and also due to the continued...

Kashmir:177 militants killed this year in 72 operations:DGP ...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 17:Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh said that all the three militants killed in an encounter at Batamaloo area of Srinagar were locals from South Kashmir and that this year so far 177 militants were killed in 72 operations across the Valley. He termed the killing of a 45-year-old woman in “cross firing” as unfortunate and expressed sympathy with the bereaved families. Addressing a press conference at Police Control Room (PCR) Srinagar,...

New body of Kashmir Editors Guild formed, Sajjad Haider Elec...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 17:One of the Kashmir`s prominent forum of newspapers owners, Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Monday elected its new body for a 2-year mandate. The Editor of daily Kashmir Observer Sajjad Haider was elected as president, Masood Hussain as Secretary-General, Shafat Kira and Manzoor Anjum as Vice Presidents and Haji Mohammad Hayat as new Treasurer of the Kashmir Editors Guild. The elections were held after a gap of more than two years as its former body had completed its...

Administration committed to give transparent governance in J...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar | WTNS | September 14:Terming the Back to Village programme as historic, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha remarked that the administration is committed to give transparent and people centric governance in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a press conference at Raj Bhawan’ s Auditorium, the Lt Governor  said that in June 2019, the J&K government embarked on the Back to Village programme, a unique and ambitious exercise for enabling government at the doorsteps of people. Assuring justice...

Kashmiri Seminary Scholar Waseem Reza condoled Mirwaiz-e-Kas...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Qom | WTNS | September 13: Noted Kashmiri Seminary Scholar Waseem Reza condoled Mirwaiz family over the sad demise of wife of late Molvi Ghulam Rasool who is also the grandmother of Mirwaiz-E-Kashmir Molvi Mohammad Umar Farooq. In a Condolence message from Qom Iran, Jammu and Kashmir based noted Kashmiri Seminary Scholar of Al-Mustafa(Pbuh) International University and socio-political activist Waseem Reza expressed condolences with the bereaved family and prayed to the Almighty Allah for giving...