3 soldiers , 1 militant killed along Loc in Tanghdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir

3 soldiers , 1 militant killed along Loc in Tanghdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir

Three soldiers and a militant were killed on Monday as troops foiled an infiltration bid along the LoC in Tangdhar sector of Kashmir, the Army said.

Govt starts drive against poppy cultivation in Kupwara

Govt starts drive against poppy cultivation in Kupwara

The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday initiated action against the illegal cultivation of poppy and bung in the upper reaches of Kupwara.

Centre rejects proposal to fix DIETs

Centre rejects proposal to fix DIETs

In a major setback to the Jammu Kashmir government, the Government of India has turned down its proposal for strengthening infrastructure in 22 District Institute of Education and Trainings (DIET) of the state.

Renegades will not muzzle struggle, Jamat on Parrikar’s remark

Castigating Union Defense Minister Manorahar Parikar’s statement that terrorists have to be neutralized by terrorists, Jamat-I-Islami Sunday said that renegade and Task force culture can in no way muzzle the prevailing pro-freedom sentiment in Kashmir.

Ikhwan era a closed chapter: Akhtar

Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar today made it clear that the revival of the dark era of Ikhwanis was not possible as such practices were not only illegal and unconstitutional but unethical as well.

Pellet gun a lethal weapon: Hurriyat (G)

Expressing its deep concern over the multiple pellet injuries in head, face and eyes of the Palhallan teenager Hamid Nazir, Hurriyat Conference (G) Sunday said that despite severe criticism by human rights organizations, police continue to use lethal weapons against the public.

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Traffic jams take sheen off Srinagar

Traffic jams take sheen off Srinagar

Failure of authorities to prevent traffic jams in the summer capital has become a major source of inconvenience for the commuters.

Altaf Bukhari for restoration of Mehjoor Nagar foot-bridge

Altaf Bukhari for restoration of Mehjoor Nagar foot-bridge

Minister for Roads and Buildings, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari, on Sunday directed the concerned officials to undertake immediate restoration of Mehjoor Nagar foot-bridge

KU extends last date for PG entrance forms

KU extends last date for PG entrance forms

Kashmir University has extended the last date for submitting forms for various Post Graduation courses.

PHE feat! Airport Road colony without water for month

Believe it or not, Toiba Colony Humhama, near Airport Road here, is without water supply virtually for the past month.

Water shortage hits Naseem Bagh

Residents of Professors Colony Naseem Bagh Hazratbal have complained of shortage of potable water in the area.

Free medical camp held at Amira Kadal

SRO Trust Batamaloo in collaboration with CMO Srinagar and Zonal Medical Officer today held a free medical camp at Government Girls Higher secondary Amira kadal.

KPs can forbid separatists from settling kin outside JK: Dr Jitendra

KPs can forbid separatists from settling kin outside JK: Dr Jitendra

Union Minister of State (PMO), Dr Jitendra Singh on Sunday criticised Kashmir-based leaders who, according to him, are resisting return of Kashmiri pandits to the Valley, stating that they (the leaders) were unable to comprehend the huge cultural vacuum created by pandit exodus in Kashmir.

Will revoke Article 370, when in majority: BJP

Will revoke Article 370, when in majority: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said revoking Article 370 of Indian Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, is very much there on its agenda and will be scrapped whenever the party got required majority in the state assembly and parliament.

PDP-BJP Govt lets down flood victims: Rana

PDP-BJP Govt lets down flood victims: Rana

Provincial President National Conference, Devender Singh Rana on Sunday asked PDP-BJP Government to spell out measures taken to provide succour to flood sufferers which they had promised and made main plank during elections.

Pakistan Rangers hand over bodies of suicide victims

The Pakistan Rangers last night handed over the bodies of a mother-son duo who had committed suicide by jumping into river Chenab in Akhnoor area of Jammu district on April 28.

Zulfikar inspects Gujjar, Bakerwal hostel in Reasi

Reiterating the need for upgradation of Gujjar and Bakerwal hostels, Minister for CAPD and Tribal Affairs, Ch Zulfikar Ali today said an ambitious plan has been formulated to convert all Gujjar and Bakerwal hostels into residential schools.

BJP saffronising education, appoints RSS people on top positions: Congress

Congress today accused the BJP led Union government of saffronising educational system in the Country by appointing people with RSS background on the top positions of the premier institutions.

Aalam flags of cycling event in Shahr-e-Khaas

Aalam flags of cycling event in Shahr-e-Khaas

Member Legislative Council (MLC) Muhammad Khursheed Aalam on Saturday flagged off the cycling event organized by J&K Sports for All in collaboration with Cycling Association of J&K held in Shahr-e-Khaas area of Srinagar.

Oasis organizes cross–country run

Oasis organizes cross–country run

The Oasis Public High School, Gogji Bagh organized its annual cross country run from Nishat to Duck Park here on Sunday.

Shah-e-Hamdan cricket tournament concludes

Shah-e-Hamdan cricket tournament concludes

Shah-E-Hamdan cricket tournament organized by the Rashtriya Rifles Battalion of Tral under the aegis of Chinar Corps & Victor Force concluded at Tsaraligund cricket ground, Tral on Sunday.

Scouts and Guides seminar held

The two Bharat Scouts and Guides seminar was held at Firdous Educational Institute (FEI) Zakura crossing, here.

S P School organises cross-country run

S P Higher Secondary School Srinagar organized its annual cross-county run here on Saturday. The run, flagged-off at the school campus, M A Road, here, culminated at the Botanical Garden on the banks of world-famous Dal Lake.

Islamia College celebrates sports day

The Physical Education and Sports department of Islamia College of Science and Commerce on Saturday celebrated its annual sports day, during which meritorious sports persons were awarded.

Legendary actor Omar Sharif suffering from Alzheimer’s disease

Legendary actor Omar Sharif suffering from Alzheimer’s disease

El-Sharif revealed his father confuses the names of his films and has been struggling with the illness for the last three years.

'No more selfies' rule works for Salma Hayek

'No more selfies' rule works for Salma Hayek

Actress Salma Hayek thinks a “no more selfies” rule is a great idea for the red carpet.

Akshay Kumar joins selfie-brigade posts first pic online

Akshay Kumar joins selfie-brigade posts first pic online

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has joined the selfie-brigade and posted his first picture online.

Impressed by Salman's fandom, Stallone wants 'action' with him

Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone, who has thrown up a suggestion to work with the "Dabangg" star Salman Khan in an action film - in perhaps the "new 'Expendables'" - is impressed with the fan following of the Indian superstar.

Would love to do a film based on chess: Aamir Khan

Actor Aamir Khan, who has done a film around cricket and is now working on a movie on wrestling, hopes to feature in a project on chess, a game which he enjoys playing.

Never thought I'd do a Mahesh Bhatt film: Vidya Balan

Intense subjects intertwined with erotic elements are often at the core of movies from the Bhatts' Vishesh Films stable.

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