High Court quashes detention orders of Dawoodi, Mushtaq Veeri

High Court quashes detention orders of Dawoodi, Mushtaq Veeri

The Jammu & Kashmir High Court on Friday quashed detention orders of prominent religious clerics Moulana Abdul Rashid Dawoodi and Mushtaq Ahmad Veeri, who were booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) by authorities in 2022.As per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Justice Sanjay Dhar and Justice Rajnesh Oswal quashed the detention orders of Dawoodi … Read more

Chairperson, J&K Hajj Committee reviews arrangements for Haj-2023

The Chairperson, J&K Haj Committee, Safina Beigh today convened a meeting of officers at Haj House Bemina to review the arrangements for comfort and convenience of pilgrims scheduled to perform Hajj, this year. The meeting was attended by Vice Chairman, J&K  Haj Committee, other members besides Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Director Health, ADDC Budgam, ADC Srinagar, … Read more

Hajj Pilgrims from Kashmir Asked to Collect Passports, Other Material from Respective DC Offices

Pilgrims from Srinagar Asked to Visit Hajj House Bemina The Hajj Committee of Jammu and Kashmir has notified for the information of selected Hajj pilgrims to collect passports and other material from their respective district offices.  “All the Selected Pilgrims of Hajj 2023 who belong to Kashmir Division except Srinagar are hereby informed that they … Read more

Div Com visits Hajj House Bemina; takes stock of facilities for pilgrims

Directs for providing good quality of lodging & boarding facilities The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri on Tuesday visited Hajj House Bemina to take first hand appraisal of arrangements and facilities made for the convenience of pilgrims. On the occasion, Div Com was briefed by Chairman J&K Haj Committee, Abdul Salam about … Read more

Big Loss: Above 3000 Islamic books, seminary building gutted in Lolab fire incident

In a heart-wrenching incident, at least three thousand Islamic literature books at a religious seminary at Chandigam Sogam in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district were gutted in a fire incident on Saturday morning. A seminary staffer informed the news—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the fire broke out early Saturday morning from the rooftop engulfing the top … Read more

Muslims joins Pandits to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in Kupwara’s Handwara

Pandits hail support extended by local muslim community  Kashmiri Pandits in north Kashmir’s Handwara sub-division Tuesday celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with the active support from the local Muslim community. Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival commemorating the birth of Hindu god Ganeesha. The festival is marked by the installation of Ganesha’s clay idols. On this day … Read more

Traffic advisory issued for devotees visiting Hazratbal for Shab-e-Qadar, Jumat-ul-Vida prayers

Srinagar traffic police on Sunday issued advisory for devotees visiting   Dargah Hazratbal from north, south and central Kashmir districts on the occasion of Shab-e-Qadr and Jumat-ul-Vida prayers.  According to the advisory, a copy of which lies with the news agency— elaborate traffic arrangements have been made for smooth flow of traffic coming from different districts … Read more