2 cops shot dead in Handwara

Fired In Head From Point-Blank Range; Omar Terms It An Act Of Cowardice


Srinagar, Mar 2: Unidentified gunmen Saturday shot dead two cops of Indian Reserve Police (IRP) from a point-blank range in Handwara town of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. This is the first hit-and-run attack on police in the Valley this year which Chief Minister Omar Abdullah termed ‘an act of More

Hizb, Jamiat claim responsibility

Srinagar, Mar 2: Militant outfits Hizbul Mujahideen and Jamiat ul Mujahideen have claimed responsibility for the attack on police at Handwara. In a telephonic statement to news agency KNS, a spokesman of Hizbul Mujahideen identifying himself as Baleeguddin said the attack was carried out by one of More

Bid to kill Panch foiled: Police


Srinagar, Mar 2: Police Saturday said they have foiled a bid to kill a Panch in Kupwara district and arrested a person.Police said that Bashir Ahmad Sheikh of Chalgund, Haihama, was arrested last night and two grenades were recovered from his house.“The grenades were about to be used to kill More

Khanday arrives to warm welcome

Chief Secretary Reviews Developmental Scenario In Valley

Srinagar, Mar 2: Chief Secretary Muhammad Iqbal Khanday arrived to warm welcome on his maiden visit here Saturday after taking over as the administrative head of the state.Presiding over a high-level meeting of district development commissioners and provincial heads of various field departments More

Congress in tight spot over Afzal resolution

‘Will Ensure Nothing Adverse Comes Out Of Discussion’


Jammu, Mar 2: Decision of the Speaker Legislative Assembly Mubarak Gul to allow discussion on the adjournment motions moved by various political parties, including ruling National Conference and main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, to discuss hanging of Afzal Guru and its aftermath, has virtually More

36 flights to operate from Srinagar Airport

Summer Schedule Will Be In Place From April: Director


Srinagar, Mar 2: In anticipation of a busy tourist season this year, the authorities at Srinagar Airport have decided to operate 36 flights per day beginning April 1. At present, 24 flights operate per day from the airport.“We have received the summer schedule and from April 1 almost 36 flights More

Civil witnesses can depose at Awantipora: Army

Families Of Victims Put Preconditions For Deposition


Srinagar, Mar 2: With families of five civilians killed in Pathribal fake encounter refusing to turn up before the officer recording “Summary of Evidence” at Nagrota, Army on Saturday decided to record their depositions at Awantipora from March 5. However, the families of victims are unimpressed by More

  • Briefs

IL-76 aircraft arranged for Kargil passengers

Srinagar, Mar 2: In view of continued cancellation of AN-32 Kargil Courier service, due to bad weather, the State Government has made arrangements for airlifting stranded passengers of Kargil in IL-76 More

  • National

Jamaat demands white paper on Indian Mujahideen

Condemns arrest of innocents in terror cases

New Delhi, Mar 2: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind today came down heavily on the Congress-led UPA government for allowing arrest of innocent Muslim youths in false terror cases and ignoring saffron terror groups More

  • Opinion

Discipline yes, bullying no

Empowering institutions never means making people vulnerable



Policing doesn't (always) mean force. We need it to make our society function smoothly. Ensuring law and restoring order is what this institution is fundamentally about. With the corruption of intent ( More

  • GK Magazine

Academics is the key

A plain college degree can ensure a wonderful future provided our youngsters have the will and the courage to act



Nowadays, we find thousands of doctors, engineers and other professionals desperately searching for jobs with high hopes and aspirations. A large number of them are making a hard living while working temporarily More

  • Business

Petrol price hike will stoke inflation: Experts


Srinagar, Mar 2: The fresh petrol price hike, second in just fifteen days, has come in for severe criticism here with experts believing it would stoke inflation and hit aam aadmi. Petrol prices were More

  • Sports

PDA to organise Skiing festival

Srinagar: The Pahalgam Development Authority is organizing one day snow Skiing festival at Aru Pahalgam on March 3.  The seminar is organized  to boost Winter Sports in Pahalgam and will be inaugurated More

  • Kashmir

On MMM call people paint roads red, hoist flags


Srinagar, Mar 2: On the call of Majlis -Muthida–Mushawarat (MMM) the people across the Valley hoisted red ribbons to demand the mortal remains of Muhammad Afzal Guru and Muhammad Maqbool Bhat. Many More

  • Srinagar City

2 more witnesses depose before Court



Srinagar, Mar 2: The Principal Sessions Court here Saturday recorded statements of two more prosecution witnesses in the acid attack case of a woman. Statements of two witnesses— constable Khursheed More

  • Jammu

‘PDP’s Peer Mazhar Ali Shah, associates join NC’

Rana Predicts Rout Of PDP In 2014, Claims Degeneration Has Begun

Mendhar (Poonch) Mar 2:  Predicting total annihilation of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2014 elections due to its “duplicity and anti-people policies,” Provincial President National Conference More

  • South Asia

K-resolution must for regional peace: Nawaz

Malik calls on Nawaz, offers condolence


Islamabad, Mar 2: The former Pak premier and president of Pakistan Muslim League-N Mian Nawaz Sharif has said that the settlement of Kashmir dispute was must for peace and stability of South Asia as well More

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