January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Koul Commission recommends CBI inquiry into Tufail Matoo’s killing

    An inquiry commission, appointed by then Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, to probe the civilian killings during 2010 unrest, has recommended CBI inquiry into the killing of a teenage boy, Tufail Matoo, whose death had triggered massive protests across Kashmir in 2010.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Police seek Alam’s fresh remand in other case

    A day after local court here granted bail to senior Hurriyat leader and incarcerated chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League Masrat Alam, police on Thursday sought his fresh remand in another case.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    32 schools torched during Kashmir unrest: Govt

    Minister of State for Education Priya Sethi on Thursday said the miscreants torched 32 school buildings during the past 5 months of disturbances in Kashmir.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Govt mulls Cashless Health Insurance cover for BPL families

    Minister for Social Welfare, ARI, and Trainings, Sajad Gani Lone has said the Government will be introducing Cashless Health Insurance scheme for BPL families, for which the department will facilitate and fund an institutionalized arrangement, besides ensuring effective implementation of various welfare programmes already initiated in the state.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Conspiracies hatched to defame us: Hizb

    Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen on Thursday accused the security agencies of “hatching conspiracies to defame the outfit in Kashmir.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    New Delhi has turned JK into garrison: Geelani

    Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani today criticized New Delhi for what he said its “rhetoric” about state terrorism, saying its allegations are “irrelevant and full of flaws” and accused it of “violating” all norms in Jammu and Kashmir.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Successive regimes ignored Tral: TCS

    Members of Tral Civil Society (TCS) on Thursday said that successive regimes have failed to do justice with Tral area in south Kashmir.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    APHC Pak chapter condoles demise of Moulvi Shabir

    Expressing shock and grief over the demise of Moulvi Shabir Ahmed, the leaders of various factions of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Pakistan Chapter at a meeting here on Thursday extended heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved family.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Nayeem Khan pays tributes to victims of Gaw Kadal massacre

    Hurriyat Conference (G) senior leader and National Front (NF) chairman Nayeem Ahmad Khan has paid tributes to the martyrs of Gaw Kadal massacre on their 27th anniversary.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Kalwal visits late Hazari’s residence

    A delegation of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) led by its zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal today visited the family of late JKLF senior member Ghulam Rasool Hazari who left for heavenly abode on December 7, 2016.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    MIM alleges ‘harassment’ of Mufti Nasir by forces

    Majlis-e-Ittehad- e- Millat (MIM) Jammu and Kashmir today denounced, what it said, “the atrocious attitude of the army personnel from Kangan area against Mufti Nasir”, terming it a grave “human rights violation besides an open interference in the religious matters.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    DeM decries Aasiya Andrabi’s house detention

    Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) today flayed the state administration for keeping its chairperson Syeda Aasiya Andrabi under continuous house detention after her release from Sub Jail, Baramulla, on December 21.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Won’t allow sacrifices of Kashmiris go waste: Mirwaiz

    Chairman of Hurriat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today said “people and the resistance leadership are duty bound to take the mission of the martyrs to its logical conclusion.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    LeT commander killed in Hajin

    A militant commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba was killed and an SOG man injured in a brief shootout in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday morning.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    NIA scrutinising 5 bank accounts linked to Geelani

    Five bank accounts allegedly linked to separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani are being scrutinised by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as part of its probe into suspected terror funding.

    January 20, 2017 1:19 AM

    Highway opened for 1-way traffic; closed again

    One-way traffic was restored on Srinagar-Jammu highway on Thursday even as weatherman predicted dry weather for next 24 hours in Kashmir.

    January 19, 2017 7:04 PM

    Stranded passengers urge authorities to allow them to move towards Srinagar

    Scores of Srinagar-bound passengers stranded along the Srinagar-Jammu highway on Thursday evening appealed to the authorities to allow their Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) to move towards Srinagar.

    January 19, 2017 6:37 PM

    Militant killed in Hajin gunfight played active role in August 15 Nowhatta attack: Police

    Police on Thursday said that the Lashkar-e-Toiba militant killed in Hajin gunfight earlier today played an “active role” in organizing the Fidayeen attack of August 15, 2016 in Nowhatta that left a CRPF commandant dead and nearly a dozen soldiers injured.

    January 19, 2017 6:26 PM

    Govt to make two Cluster Universities functional from current academic session

    Setting the ball rolling to make the Cluster Universities functional from the current academic session, the Government today ordered appointment of Vice-Chancellors and Registrars for the two new varsities in the State.

    January 19, 2017 6:24 PM

    Govt to frame appropriate transfer policy for ReTs: Basharat Bukhari

    The Government today informed the Legislative Assembly that it will soon come up with a comprehensive transfer policy for Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers as per the High Court directions.

    January 19, 2017 5:12 PM

    Govt strengthening SRTC fleet to cover uncovered routes: Sunil Sharma

    Minister of State for Transport (Independent charge), Revenue, Public Works (Roads & Buildings), Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Agriculture Production and YSS Sunil Kumar Sharma today said the government is contemplating to strengthen the fleet of Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) to extend its operation in uncovered areas.

    January 19, 2017 1:51 PM

    Traffic restored on Srinagar-Jammu highway

    Traffic was restored on Srinagar-Jammu highway after landslides blocked it at several places near Banihal on Thursday.

    January 19, 2017 12:38 PM

    Anti-PDD protesters block Tral-Awantipora road

    The residents of Hurdmir in South Kashmir's Tral Sub- district on Thursday staged a demonstration against the Power Development Department (PDD) for “failing to repair” a power transformer damaged 25 days ago.

    January 19, 2017 12:25 PM

    JK Assembly passes resolution for return of migrants

    Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Thursday passed a unanimous resolution for the return of migrants who have moved out of Kashmir during past 27 years.

    January 19, 2017 12:04 PM

    Cold wave continues in Jammu Kashmir

    Intense cold wave conditions continued on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir with night temperatures remaining below the freezing point.

    January 19, 2017 12:00 PM

    Landslides block Srinagar-Jammu highway

    The Srinagar-Jammu highway was blocked again on Thursday after landslides hit the road at Pantiyal and Sher Bibi.

    January 19, 2017 11:16 AM

    Rise above political affiliations, pass a resolution for return of all migrants: Omar in assembly

    Former Chief Minister and National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Thursday asked the government to pass a resolution to favour returning of all sections of people who migrated from Kashmir over the past 27 years.