Demilitarize civilian areas: PDP
Srinagar, Feb 15: Opposition People's Democratic Party today said tragedies like the Maloora blast in which three siblings were killed underlined the need to demilitarize civilian areas. Such incidents also emphasized the need to change the existing mindset of approaching the Kashmir problem More

Malik, Shah visit Maloora
Srinagar, Feb 15:  Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik and senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader Shabir Ahmed Shah visited Maloora, where three children of a family were killed in an explosion on Sunday.    Addressing the condolence meeting More

Govt gets 2 weeks to file objections



Srinagar, Feb 15: The state government has sought more time from High Court to file objections to the petition challenging the inter-district recruitment ban. Considering the submission, the High Court granted two weeks to the government and ordered the listing of case on February 28. Government More

Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) being celebrated today
Srinagar, Feb 15: Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) is being celebrated on Wednesday with full reverence, devotion and religious fervour in J&K.Special functions would be held in the Valley at various shrines and Masjids. The biggest function would be held at Hazratbal Shrine here where thousands of More

Serve society in best possible way: Officers to KAS selectees


Srinagar, Feb 15: The Kashmir Civil Service officers today exhorted upon the selected KAS candidates to serve the society in the best possible way.Addressing a function held here to felicitate the selected candidates, the Officers, who have been spearheading the initiative to persuade the students More

Participate in Panchayat polls: Usman to people


Bandipora, Feb 15: Congress leader, Usman Majeed today asked the people to participate in the forthcoming Panchayati elections for decentralization of powers and empowerment of people at grassroots.   Addressing a youth convention here in north Kashmir he said the inhabitants of Bandipora More

NC demands apology from Mehbooba

Map Row

Srinagar, Feb 15: The ruling National Conference today demanded a public apology from opposition PDP president Mehbooba Mufti over her party’s controversial map showing parts of Jammu and Kashmir in China. “Mehbooba Mufti should come in front of the Kashmiri people and apologize to them because More

Court issues bailable warrant against Mehbooba Mufti
SRINAGAR: A local court on Tuesday issued a bailable warrant against Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti and directed police to present her before the court on March 5, in a defamation case, filed 7-years ago, by National Conference leader and presently Law Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar More



Baramulla, Feb 15: Complete shutdown was observed in Kreeri town of Baramulla district on Tuesday against the arrest of youth.All the shops and business establishment remained closed with people demanding immediate release of the arrested. “The police is continuously harassing youth for past More

Settle land acquisition cases immediately: Div Com to DCs
Srinagar, Feb 15: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon held a video conference with Deputy Commissioners of Srinagar, Budgam, Anantnag (Islamabad), Baramulla, Kupwara, Pulwama, Ganderbal and Chief Engineer PMGSY Kashmir and discussed land acquisition cases of PMGSY.Dr Samoon asked More

Peoples League holds seminar


Srinagar, Feb 15: Jammu Kashmir Peoples’ League on Monday organized a seminar at its central office, Kursoo, Rajbagh, here to mark the 36th martyrdom anniversary of Ghulam Muhammad Bulla. “Bulla, a resident of Sopore, was arrested by the police and killed in custody on February 15, 1975, More

EJAC (Q) concerned at PDD daily-wagers’ accidental deaths
Srinagar, Feb 15: The Employees’ Joint Action Committee (Q) president, Abdul Qayoom Wani has expressed concern over the ‘frequent’ accidental deaths of Power Development Department daily-wagers while discharging their duties. Terming these deaths as ‘murders’, Wani, in a statement, held the More

  • Kashmir

Demilitarize civilian areas: PDP

Srinagar, Feb 15: Opposition People's Democratic Party today said tragedies like the Maloora blast in which three siblings were killed underlined the need to demilitarize civilian areas. Such incidents More

  • Srinagar City

Jhelum: Where conservation and violations go together

Encroachments mar river’s Qamarwari banks


Srinagar, Feb 15: While Government has launched a massive drive to restore glory of the river Jhelum, some unscrupulous persons including non-locals have encroached upon a major chunk of the water body More

  • Jammu

Cabinet nod to Guv address


JAMMU: State cabinet on Tuesday cleared the contents of the address to be delivered by the Governor NN Vohra during the joint session of the state legislature on the first day of annual budget session More

  • News in Brief

Ayub Javed bereaved

PULWAMA : Mother of the local journalist Ayub Javed passed away Tuesday morning after a brief spell of illness.  The deceased was laid to rest at her ancestral graveyard in Pulwama. Her Chaharum More

  • Business

Govt to privatise k.oil distribution again

Unemployed youth to get licenses


Jammu, Feb 15: The government has decided to shift to the earlier system of kerosene-oil distribution through licensed private depots, sources said. They said the unemployed youth will soon be allotted More

  • News

Sex scandal hearing deferred

Chandigarh, Feb 15: A special CBI court today deferred the hearing in the infamous 2006 Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal case till tomorrow after two of the accused, including kingpin Sabeena, failed to turn More

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