February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    NIA likely to release 2 PaK boys soon

    Two youth, hailing from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), who were arrested after deadly attack on Uri brigade headquarters in north Kashmir are likely to be released by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) soon, sources told Greater Kashmir.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Teachers to be evaluated on basis of performance

    In a unique initiative of its kind to make teachers more accountable, the government has decided to evaluate government school teachers on basis of attendance in schools and language skills of students.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Murder or Suicide?

    The bodies of mother-daughter duo missing from Nambal village since February 7, 2017, were recovered from river Jhelum on Sunday, police said.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Day 2: Pulwama shuts against arrests

    This south Kashmir town observed a complete shutdown for the second consecutive today against arrests of youth during nocturnal raids, while as neighbouring Shopian remained shut after posters of Lashkar-e-Toiba appeared in the town asking people to observe shutdown today.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    ROAD CLOSURE: SDM Uri issues show cause notice to Army

    After failing to restore the road connectivity to five villages in Uri closed after deadly attack on an army installation in September last year, The Sub Divisional Magistrate(SDM) Uri has issued a show cause notice to the army officials here after they failed to comply with the order issued under 133 CRPC by the SDM.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    ‘We hope our cries are heard by international community’

    Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday addressed members of Japanese media through video conference saying that lasting peace, stability and economic development would elude South Asia until the Kashmir dispute is resolved keeping in view political aspirations of the people of Kashmir.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    B’pora residents stage protest against dilapidated road

    A day-long protest meeting was held on Sunday at Gulshan Park here in north Kashmir by Traders Federation Bandipora wherein people from all walks of life including representatives of various social and religious organizations participated to seek the attention of authorities to repair the dilapidated Bandipora-Srinagar road.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    SJA organizes workshop on Juvenile Justice

    J&K State Judicial Academy in collaboration with Save the Children, organized a one day workshop on Juvenile Justice System for Judicial Officers and Police Officers of Kashmir province here.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Is anybody listening?

    We the residents of PaimusBudgam are facing lot of inconvenience due to lack of public transport facilities in our area.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Man ‘detained’ during ambush in Magam

    Army and police detained a man during their ambush at Ahmadpora Tantraypora area of Magam in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday night, official sources said.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Kashmiris won’t compromise on right to self-determination: MLA Langate

    AIP Supremo and MLA Langate, Er.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    At Tassawur, Tassaduq calls for reviving old values, practices

    Expressing concern on the fast changing socio-cultural scenario in Kashmir, PDP leader Tassaduq Mufti today called on the people to revive the old values and rich practices that have been the strength of the society.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    GoI’s interference into religious affairs of Kashmiris unacceptable: NC

    Expressing concern over the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) ‘assessment’ report, senior National Conference leader and Member of legislative Council Dr Bashir Ahmad Veeri Sunday said that “Centre’s interference into religious affairs of Kashmiri Muslims was unacceptable.

    February 27, 2017 9:43 AM

    One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway

    One-way traffic was allowed on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway on Monday due to bad road conditions, officials here said.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Sharma reviews functioning of Transport deptt

    Secretary Transport Department, Hemant Kumar Sharma, today chaired a meeting to take stock of functioning of various wings of the Transport Department.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Dr Masood remembered

    A condolence meet was held at the residence of late Dr Suraya Masood, former bureaucrat, who passed away after a brief illness in New Delhi's AIIMS hospital.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    NGEUID welcomes Zahoor Mir as JD Information Kashmir

    Non-Gazetted Employees Union Information Department (NGEUID), Kashmir Division Sunday hailed appointment of Zahoor Ahmad Mir (KAS) as Joint Director Information Kashmir.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Tral town stinks as garbage piles up

    The South Kashmir’s Tral sub-division is facing the worst apathy from Municipal Committee Tral (MCT) as stink emanates from heaps of garbage which is piling up on main roads especially on main Sub-District Hospital road, Irrigation Division Office, Court Road and Taxi stand Aabghar.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    NTTA for check in surge of airfares

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Seniority Row: KAS officers hail Govt’s move to constitute high level official panel

    Hailing the State Government’s move to constitute a high-level Committee headed by Financial Commissioner/Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B B Vyas to sort out the issues confronting the State Services Officers, the KAS Officers Association today authorised its President, G M Dar, Deputy Commissioner Kupwara to consult and mobilize the officers both in Kashmir and Jammu divisions for consensus-based amicable solution of the seniority issue.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Kashmiris won’t budge under GoI pressure: TeM

    Chairman Tehreek-e-Mazahmat (TeM) Bilal Sidiqee while reacting to the reports and proposed plans of Ministry of Home Affairs said that, instead of “reading writing on wall and deliberating over the resolution of Kashmir issue, Indian authorities are looking the issue through law and order prism.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    New Delhi aiming to divide Muslims in JK: Nayeem Khan

    Senior Hurriyat (G) leader and Jammu Kashmir National Front chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan today said that “New Delhi has already started working on a policy especially aimed at dividing the Muslims of Jammu Kashmir.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Hurriyat (G) dispels rumour about strike call

    Huriyat Conference (G) today denounced the rumour about strike call asking people not to pay heed to it.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Pellet guns to be fitted with deflectors to ‘minimize damage’

    In the wake of massive public outcry over unabated use of pellet guns in Kashmir, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs at Government of India has directed the Central Reserve Police Force deployed in the Valley to fit deflectors with pellet guns to “minimize the casualties and injuries” caused by the ammunition, sources said on Sunday.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Geelani’s term as TeH Chairman extended

    The executive members of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat on Sunday passed a resolution to extend the tenure of its Chairman Syed Ali Geelani by a year.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    Security agencies in Kashmir start ‘headcount’ of militants afresh

    Admitting that counter-insurgency operations came to a halt during the six-month-long uprising in Kashmir last year, J&K’s security grid—Police, CRPF and Army—have decided to compile a fresh list of militants operating in the Valley along with their areas of domination, officials said on Sunday.

    February 27, 2017 1:45 AM

    CAMPA: Lal Singh’s Ministry wants funds for Kashmir diverted to Jammu

    In a controversial move, J&K’s Forests, Ecology and Environment department headed by BJP minister Choudhary Lal Singh has proposed to shift funds for Kashmir under a centrally-sponsored scheme to Jammu region, sources said on Sunday.

    February 26, 2017 1:26 PM

    Bodies of missing mother-daughter duo recovered from Jhelum in south Kashmir

    The bodies of mother-daughter duo missing from Nambal village of Anantnag since February 7 were recovered from Jhelum river on Sunday, police said.

    February 26, 2017 11:47 AM

    Man ‘detained’ during ambush in Magam locality

    Army and police on Saturday night laid an ambush in Ahmadpora Tantraypora area of Magam in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.