Tufail Matoo case: CB probe says killers ‘untraced’

Tufail Matoo case: CB probe says killers ‘untraced’

Fifteen months after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court handed over the investigation of teenager Tufail Matoo’s killing to the Crime Branch, the investigating agency Wednesday filed the final probe report before a trial court here as “untraced.”

As controversies ‘end’, PDP says ‘teething troubles over’

As controversies ‘end’, PDP says ‘teething troubles over’

Separatists and mainstream politicians Wednesday welcomed New Delhi’s announcement that it has no plans to set up separate townships for migrant Pandits in Kashmir as a cornered PDP-BJP government got some breather after finding itself in the middle of ranging controversies.

No takers for Mufti’s ‘political space to separatists’

No takers for Mufti’s ‘political space to separatists’

Day after J&K Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed said he would provide space to separatists for dissent but some positions were unacceptable, the resistance camp rejected Sayeed’s assertions, saying “battle of ideologies cannot be conditional.”

PSA detentions: Advisory Board set to become functional

The Advisory Board constituted to take a final call on detentions under the Public Safety Act (PSA) is set to become functional as the J&K government has cleared appointment of two former judges—Abdul Waheed and Kartar Singh—as its members.

Salman Khan gets 5-yr jail in hit-and-run case

Khan was Wednesday convicted of culpable homicide and sentenced to five years imprisonment in the 2002 hit-and-run case but escaped being sent to jail after the Bombay High Court granted him interim bail till May 8.

Kashmir family adopted by Bollywood superstar saddened by court verdict

Far away from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai, 75-year-old Zaina Begum—a widow from remote village of Dayroo in Aishmuqam area of this South Kashmir district—spent her entire night at the shrine of Zain-u-Din Wali (RA) to pray for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan who left Kashmir to hear verdict in

BJP eyes ULB polls to open account in Kashmir

BJP eyes ULB polls to open account in Kashmir

After drawing blank from Kashmir and Ladakh regions in the Assembly polls, the BJP is eyeing the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections—a long overdue — in a bid to open its account in Kashmir.

OFFICIAL ACCOMMODATION TO EX-LEGISLATORS: Court constitutes panel to assess threat perception

OFFICIAL ACCOMMODATION TO EX-LEGISLATORS: Court constitutes panel to assess threat perception

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered constitution of a panel headed by Additional Director General of Police (Security) to assess threat perception to the former ministers, parliamentarians and legislators who had approached the court against government order asking them to leave their official accommodations.

Stay away from temples under Dharmath Trust: Karan Singh to KPs

Stay away from temples under Dharmath Trust: Karan Singh to KPs

Senior Congress leader Dr Karan Singh—who is also the Chairman Trustee of Dharmath Trust—Wednesday warned Kashmiri Pandits “not to indulge in affairs of temples and shrines under the Trust.”

‘Prankster wants to derail student-friendly online system’

The Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) has recommended registration of FIR against Abdul Rashid, a Budgam resident, for playing prank with the organization by obtaining admit card for a cow to write a professional entrance examination.

Incentives for Central govt employees in Kashmir extended: Jitendra

Special concessions to Central government employees, working in the offices of Government of India as well as public sector undertakings (PSUs) during their posting in Kashmir Valley have been extended by a year.

Narbal Killing: Police record statements of key eyewitnesses

Continuing its investigations into the killing of Narbal teenager, Police have recorded statements of key eyewitness and sent the weapon for ballistic examination.

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  • Bad Drivers On The Road

    Bad Drivers On The Road

    Despite the presence of a parking lot behind the Press Enclave, traders and shoppers park their vehicles on the road, leading to frequent jams. Mubashir Khan/GK

  • Police Thwart Er Rashid’s March

    Police Thwart Er Rashid’s March

    Police detain independent MLA Er Rashid after he tried to take out a march to the civil secretariat against the proposed plan of setting up a separate townships for Kashmiri Pandit migrants. Mubashir

  • Darbar Opens in Srinagar

    Darbar Opens in Srinagar

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed inspects a guard of honour at civil secretariat as offices open in summer capital after winter. Mubashir Khan/GK

Set ablaze last week, woman succumbs at SMHS

Set ablaze last week, woman succumbs at SMHS

A woman who was allegedly set ablaze by her husband last week, succumbed to her injuries in SMHS here.

Tourists complain of unhygienic food

Tourists complain of unhygienic food

A group of tourists from Maharashtra on Wednesday complained of being served unhygienic food at a restaurant on city outskirts here.

Traffic mess pesters commuters

Traffic mess pesters commuters

Commuters faced a tough time on Wednesday due to traffic jams on various roads in the summer capital.

SKIMS employees stage demo

Dozens of employees of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura Wednesday held protests against “arbitrary” decisions of the authorities.

Karan Nagar inhabitants demand shifting of CRPF camp

Inhabitants of Karan Nagar locality here on Wednesday appealed authorities to shift the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp from the area.

Durbar opens, opposition parties hit streets

On the opening day of Durbar Move in Kashmir, the opposition political parties Tuesday hit streets in the summer capital on issues ranging from ruling People Democratic Party’s “betrayal” with people’s mandate to the “creation” of separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits.

BJP-PDP Coordination Committee to meet next week

BJP-PDP Coordination Committee to meet next week

The Coordination Committee of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is likely to meet next week, the second since its constitution in March.

Highway traffic in mess; travelers fume

Highway traffic in mess; travelers fume

With the authorities doing little to curb traffic jams on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway, traveling has become a tedious job on the arterial road of the state.

Demand for AIIMS grows louder

Demand for AIIMS grows louder

The demand for AIIMS to Jammu continues to pour in from several quarters, as in this regard, different organizations today held a protest demonstration and warned the government of a 2008 like agitation if it does not concede to the demand.

PIL AGAINST ‘ENCROACHED’ LAND: DB issues notice to state, seeks recovery of land

A division bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court today issued notice to the state, seeking recovery of over 316 kanal of land occupied by the family Trust of the health minister.

SMGS celebrates 75th foundation day

Government is making all out efforts to provide round-the-clock healthcare facilities to the people, Minister for Health and Medical Education, Ch Lal Singh said while speaking at the 75th Foundation Day of Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh (SMGS) Hospital here today.

JU VC felicitates 2 alumni of School of Biotechnology

The School of Biotechnology, University of Jammu, today organized the felicitation function of its two alumni namely Dr. Shri Ram Yadav, Assistant Professor, IIT Roorkee and Dr. Yash Pal Khajuria, DST, Young Scientist (passed out in 2002 batch of M.Sc. Biotechnology, University of Jammu).

Ang T20 Champions League: 8 matches played on Wednesday

Ang T20 Champions League: 8 matches played on Wednesday

Eight matches were played in the ongoing T-20 Cricket Champions League-2015 being organized by Anantnag Police at four different venues in the district on Wednesday.

Rugby workshop on May 9

Rugby workshop on May 9

J&K Rugby Association in collaboration with Rugby India is organising a 2-day ‘Get into Rugby’ workshop at Gindun Sports Stadium, Raj Bagh on May 9.

Kashmir FC hold Kenkre FC to 1-1 draw

Kashmir FC hold Kenkre FC to 1-1 draw

Kashmir FC had to fight out a hard fought 1-1 draw against Kenkre FC in the round 13 of I-league Division 2nd at PTI Stadium Assam on Wednesday.

DD Drugmulla win volleyball tourney

Dare Devils Drugmulla on Wednesday beat Team Nutnussa in the finals to lift the Lolab Premier League volleyball tourney, organised by Army’s China Corps.

YSS organises zone-level tournaments

The department of youth services and sports is organising zone-level tournaments in different disciplines including kho-kho, kabaddi and volleyball, in different zones of S

Vth Hockey India Sub-Junior boys’ National Hockey Championship: Assam, Rajasthan, MP among winners on opening day

Assam, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Dadra and Nagar Haveli won their respective group matches on the opening day of the Vth Hockey India Sub-Junior boys’ National Hockey (Division-B) Championship started today at K K Hakhu Stadium, here.

Atif Aslam to make Bollywood acting debut

Atif Aslam to make Bollywood acting debut

Having carved a niche for himself in Bollywood music, Pakistani singing sensation AtifAslam is now ready to give competition to the actors in the Hindi film industry.

Salman Khan gets 5-yr jail in hit-and-run case

Salman Khan gets 5-yr jail in hit-and-run case

Khan was Wednesday convicted of culpable homicide and sentenced to five years imprisonment in the 2002 hit-and-run case but escaped being sent to jail after the Bombay High Court granted him interim bail till May 8.

2002 hit-and-run case: Salman Khan sentenced to five years imprisonment

2002 hit-and-run case: Salman Khan sentenced to five years imprisonment

A court in Mumbai Wednesday sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in prison over the killing of a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run crash.

'Welcome to Karachi' a satire on global politics!

Filmmaker Ashish R Mohan, whose last release was “Khiladi 786”, is back with his second film “Welcome to Karachi” after a gap of three years.

Ranbir, Anushka jazz up 'Bombay Velvet' promotions

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor unveiled a different fun side of him as he took to stage to match steps with journalists during a promotional event of his upcoming film "Bombay Velvet" here.

Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry stun at 2015 Met Gala

Hollywood celebrities like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, among others flocked the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to attend the 2015 Met Gala.

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