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Kashmiris to celebrate unfamiliar Eid this time

Kashmiris to celebrate unfamiliar Eid this time

Srinagar, May 21: With large gatherings being prohibited and social distancing rules in place to prevent deadly covid-19, people here in Muslim- majority Kashmir region will have a low key on Eid al-Fitr this time. Many of Ramzan rituals and traditions were already disrupted due to the physical distancing norms…

Watching Ertugrul is Haraam, says Dr Zakir Naik

Watching Ertugrul is Haraam, says Dr Zakir Naik

Srinagar, May 17: Renowned Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik said people should avoid watching Turkish television series called Dirilis: Ertugrul, which is “Haraam”. “Almost all movies, Dramas and serials do not fulfill the criteria of Halaal. Some are less Haraam while some are more Haraam,” Dr Naik said in his video…

Fast Kashmir condoles demise of Tanveer-ul-Ahad founder GNS, Kashmir Glory

Fast Kashmir condoles demise of Tanveer-ul-Ahad founder GNS, Kashmir Glory

Srinagar, May 12: Team Fast Kashmir Tuesday condoled the demise of Tanveer-ul-Ahad, editor-in-chief of Global News Service (GNS) Kashmir Glory.  The deceased breathed his last yesterday at SMHS hospital after a brief illness. Fast Kashmir has expressed condolences with the bereaved family and prayed for giving strength to the family…

World Press Freedom Day: Social media praises Journalists for working as frontline in Covid19 

World Press Freedom Day: Social media praises Journalists for working as frontline in Covid19 

Srinagar, May 03: Journalism without Fear or Favour, most expedient theme selected for 2020 World Press Freedom Day celebrated annually on may 03, as the press has been declared an essential service, and journalists deemed a vital part of the frontline battle against coronavirus. Social media is highly flooded with…

COVID-19 lockdown hits livelihood of thousands associated with Handicraft in JK

COVID-19 lockdown hits livelihood of thousands associated with Handicraft in JK

Srinagar, May 01: The continuous lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus has severely hit the livelihood of hundreds of persons in Jammu and Kashmir associated with handicraft sector. Thousands of persons who make different types of handicraft products with items and materials traditionally said that due to clampdown after…

World Food Programme says, “COVID-19 has little impact on global food supply chain so far”

World Food Programme says, “COVID-19 has little impact on global food supply chain so far”

Srinagar, Apr 04: The World Food Programme (WFP) has said that rapidly growing novel Coronavirus pandemic is so far having little impact on the global food supply chain, but that could change for the worse if major food importers remain anxious. The UN agency said global markets for basic cereals…

WhatsApp reduces Status video time limit to 15 seconds in India

WhatsApp reduces Status video time limit to 15 seconds in India

March 30: In an apparent effort to curb the load on its servers which has jumped manifold due to the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to check the spread of coronavirus pandemic, WhatsApp on Sunday (March 29) limited the time duration of videos that can be uploaded…

COVID- 19: MHA officials dealing with JK, Ladakah review lockdown situation

COVID- 19: MHA officials dealing with JK, Ladakah review lockdown situation

Srinagar, Mar, 25: The Jammu and Kashmir Ladakah Affairs, dealing with all matters in respect of UTs of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) reviewed the lockdown situation across two Union Territories in view of the coronavirus outbreak. Top sources told Kashmir Indepth News Service (KINS)…

Ilitaja Mufti writes to LG: Release all detainees including her mother

Ilitaja Mufti writes to LG: Release all detainees including her mother

Srinagar, Mar 23: Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has written to Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu appealing him to release all the Kashmiri prisoners from jails in wake of the Coronavirus scare.     The letter that Iltija Mufti sent to Kashmir News Trust on WhatsApp reads:…

Khalida Shah writes to PM: ‘History can’t be erased’

Khalida Shah writes to PM:  ‘History can’t be erased’

 Srinagar, Feb 5, KNT: Khalida Shah, the daughter of late Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah has written a long letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The letter covers the matters of grave concern for the people of Jammu and Kashmir starting from the Conditional Instrument of Accession,…

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