March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    KU V-C visits South Campus, reviews functioning

    Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi on Monday visited South Campus at Anantnag and assured full support to its growth and development.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Div Com lays foundation stone of CUK admin block

    Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today laid the foundation stone of the administrative block while as the District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Tariq Husain Ganaie laid the foundation stone of the mini-academic block of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in the presence of varsity Vice-Chancellor, Prof.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    ‘Minor tries to kill Handwara family for Scorpio vehicle’

    A minor boy, working as a domestic help, allegedly tried to eliminate his owner’s family by poisoning them at Zachaldara, Handwara here in north Kashmir.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    2 Aadhar operators held in Baramulla for charging money from people

    Acting on complaint that some employees of Aadhar Card enrolment centre established at Sherwani Hall Baramulla are charging money for enrolment of Aadhar card and are carrying such illegal activity during late hours, Baramulla police and officials of revenue department on Sunday raided the enrolment centre and arrested two employees of private agency hired for generating Aadhar Cards.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    PDP working to enhance peace constituency: CM

    Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said that PDP was working to "enhance the peace constituency" which would lead to the resolution of issues confronting the state.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Youth sacrifice lives for nation’s freedom: Geelani

    Paying rich tributes to slain youth of Padgampora encounter, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani today said “our youth sacrifice their lives to end the age-old slavery of their nation.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    7 Hizb men tasked to disrupt polls held: Police

    Police today claimed to have busted a module of the Hizbul Mujahideen by arresting seven suspected militants in Kashmir who were allegedly tasked to disrupt the upcoming Lok Sabha bypolls.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Day after militant attack, forces launch search operation at Dooru

    Day after militants attacked the house of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislator and Minister, Farooq Andrabi at Dooru area of this south Kashmir district, forces on Monday carried massive searches in the area.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Oppression forces youth to choose path of armed struggle: Mirwaiz

    Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today paid glowing tributes to the two militants who were slain during a gunfight with the government forces on Sunday at Padgampora, Awantipora, in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Eco-cardiograph machine lies idle in Baramulla hospital

    The Eco-cardiograph machine, donated by Jammu and Kashmir bank, one and half month back to Baramulla district hospital as part of its corporate social responsibility is lying unattended as there is no cardiologist to operate the machine.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Book us all for demanding K-resolution: Qaiser tell DDB chairman

    The arrest spree in Kupwara, particularly in Lolab echoed during Kupwara District Development Board (DDB) meeting here on Sunday, following which the chairman directed the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) to look into the matter.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    New Hangul census shows encouraging results

    The fresh census on endangered Kashmir stag - Hangul - has thrown up ‘encouraging results’, State Wildlife officials said on Sunday.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Ganderbal Fake Encounter: Parihar seeks exemption from appearance

    Principal District and Sessions Judge Srinagar Rashid Ali Dar Monday put the bail application of co-accused in a fake encounter case for next date of hearing, giving public prosecutor time to file objections.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    152 mobile towers constructed on agriculture land, reveals RTI

    Despite several laws being in place, there is no end to conversion of agriculture land into commercial Kashmir.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Corporation should enter into new ventures: Drabu

    Jammu and Kashmir State Finance Corporation (SFC) today conducted its 235th meeting of Board of Directors which was chaired by Minister for Finance Haseeb Drabu, who is also chairman of the Board.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Hizb pays tributes to slain militants

    Hizbul Mujahideen Sunday paid tributes to the two militants killed by police at Padgampora in Pulwama district.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Sajad Lone, Bashir Dar tried to assault Er Rashid, alleges AIP

    The Awami Ithad Party on Sunday alleged that Social Welfare Minister Sajad Lone and his colleague Bashir Ahmd Dar, MLA Kupwara tried to physically assault the MLA Langate Er Rashid during District Development Board meeting here in north Kashmir.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    ‘Wanton arrests aimed to drag people to polling booths’

    Hurriyat Conference (G) on Sunday accused the administration of what it said “creating a scare and appalling situation in the state and harassing people to ensure their participation in upcoming by polls.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Will work for JK’s sustainable development: Tassaduq Mufti

    Pitching for sustainable development of Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Anantnag Parliamentary constituency, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today said “the biggest asset of the State is its natural beauty and precious resources which needs to be preserved.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    PHE employees hold demo

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Burglary attempt at Khanpur Gurdwara

    Members of the Sikh community under the banner of United Sikh Forum on Sunday held a protest at Press Enclave here against burglary attempt at Gurdwara Chattipadshahi, Khanpur Saraie in Budgam district last night.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    People should foil tyranny of PDP regime: Mubarak Gul

    Senior National Conference leader and MLA Mubarak Gul on Sunday castigated PDP-BJP government for “pursuing anti-people agenda and pushing Kashmir to wall by unleashing reign of terror ever since its inception.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    PDP strengthening communal forces for power: G A Mir

    Stating that ruling dispensation led by PDP has “lost the people’s trust”, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G A Mir has urged upon the people “defeat divisive and politics of exploitation on the part of ruling dispensation, which has miserably failed on all fronts.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Is anybody listening?

    We want to bring into the notice of the concerned authorities that AIIMS Entrance examination date clashes with the date of Common Entrance Test, which is scheduled to be held on 28th May, 2017.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Rulers intolerant to dissent in Kashmir: Yasin Malik

    Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Sunday said, “incarcerating thousands of youth especially students and resistance leaders and activists in the name of peace and democracy has yet again revealed the ugly face of so-called democracy in Jammu Kashmir.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Awareness programme on disaster preparedness in Bandipora

    A day long awareness programme on disaster preparedness was conducted today in north Kashmir's Bandipora district.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Cop’s house attacked in Shopian

    Suspected militants on Monday evening fired towards the house of a police officer in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Rajbagh Bridge: Environmental disaster in the making, say experts

    Officials and environmentalists on Monday said the state government’s decision to construct another bridge adjacent to Abdullah Bridge over river Jhelum at Rajbagh here would “increase flood threat” in Srinagar and could prove to be an “environmental disaster.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    ‘This pain is unbearable, do something’

    On a day the Supreme Court observed that Government of India should consider an alternative to use of pellet guns, three more youth from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district lost vision to the deadly pellets during action by government forces on protestors.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    LC polls: PDP, BJP finalize candidates

    J&K’s ruling coalition partners PDP and BJP have finalized their candidates for the upcoming Legislative Council elections, sources said on Monday.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    South Kashmir shuts to mourn militant killings

    A day after two local militants were killed in an encounter with police at Padgampora village in Awantipora area in Pulwama district, many areas in South Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Monday to mourn the killings, even as 25 protesters were injured in clashes between government forces and youth at Belov village, reports and witnesses said.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Mian Altaf accuses PDP of plunging Kashmir into fear

    National Conference on Monday slammed PDP for “creating an environment of fear and uncertainty across the Kashmir, saying that “the people are yet to come out of the trauma of 2016 gruesome incidents.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    JKLF remembers Jalil Andrabi

    Paying rich tributes to Advocate Jalil Andrabi, the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) vice-chairman Advocate Bashir Ahmad Butt today described him as one of the pioneers of ongoing struggle.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    Govt office timings changed in Kashmir

    According to the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, office timings in all the Government offices and institutions in Kashmir except in educational institutes shall be from 10 a.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    LeT pays tributes to slain militants

    Paying rich tributes to the slain militants killed in south Kashmir encounter, militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba Monday said that “youth of Kashmir are ready to render all kinds of sacrifices.

    March 28, 2017 1:26 AM

    HIZB CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY

    Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhahideen has claimed the responsibility of the attack on the residence of Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf Farooq Andrabi at Dooru in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on late Sunday night.

    March 27, 2017 5:43 PM

    Seven Hizb men tasked to disrupt bypolls held in Kashmir: Police

    Police today claimed to have busted a module of the Hizbul Mujahideen by arresting seven suspected militants in Kashmir who were allegedly tasked to disrupt the upcoming Lok Sabha bypolls.

    March 27, 2017 2:50 PM

    15 injured in clashes after slain Hizb commander’s funeral in Pulwama village

    At least fifteen civilians were injured during clashes in Belov village of Pulwama in south Kashmir on Monday.

    March 27, 2017 2:49 PM

    SC questions Centre’s use of pellet guns in Kashmir

    The Supreme Court on Monday allotted a two-week time to Centre to consider effective alternatives to use of pellet guns and devise ways to quell agitating crowds in Jammu and Kashmir as it concerns life and death, reports said.

    March 27, 2017 11:41 AM

    Video: Multiple funerals for slain Hizb militants in Pulwama, Shopian

    Thousands of people on Monday took part in the last rites of two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants - Rayees Kachroo and Farooq Ahmad Hurra - who were killed in a shootout in Padgampora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district yesterday.

    March 27, 2017 1:12 PM

    Clashes amid shutdown in Tral, Awantipora against militant killings

    A complete shutdown is being observed in Tral and Awantipora towns of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday amid stone-throwing clashes.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    2 militants killed in Padgampora shootout: Police

    Two Hizbul-Mujahideen militants were killed in a brief gunfight in Padgampora village in Awantipora area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, leading to protests and clashes, police and witnesses said.

    March 27, 2017 11:04 AM

    Clashes erupt amid shutdown in Shopian, Pulwama against militant killings

    Clashes erupted between protesters and government forces in Belov village of Pulwama in south Kashmir on Monday, amid a complete shutdown against the killing of two militants at Padgampora yesterday.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Sagar slams PDP for ‘unleashing reign of terror’ in Kashmir

    Reminding Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti of her “tall claim” of seeking votes on the basis of report card of the PDP-BJP government in the past two years, National Conference General Secretary Ali Muhammed Sagar on Sunday said that “but for miseries and devastation nothing is discernible on ground.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    NC-Congress alliance unholy for Kashmiris: PDP

    Terming Congress-National Conference alliance as “most unholy” for Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said that “the combine has always brought miseries and sufferings for the people and was responsible for the economic and development deficit, the state was facing.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    JKReTTF hails fresh initiatives in education department

    Hailing the fresh initiatives of Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari, the Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar e Taleem Teachers Forum JKReTTF has welcomed relieving off teachers from non teaching assignments like elections, census and other responsibilities to minimise the interruption in academic activities.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Srinagar our heart, says Mehbooba

    Terming Srinagar as the heart of Kashmir, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party President and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said the city has always remained (and would continue be) under the focus of her party’s “developmental agenda” for Jammu and Kashmir.

    March 27, 2017 3:01 AM

    Bizarre! After wasting Rs 8 crore, Government starts work on another bridge at Rajbagh

    After ‘clandestinely’ converting a motorable skewed bridge over river Jhelum at Rajbagh here into a foot-bridge, the Jammu and Kashmir government—in a bizarre move—has now started construction of another bridge within few meters from the skewed bridge, raising concerns over ill-planning and “bankruptcy of ideas” of the present PDP-BJP dispensation that is boasting of considering the city as the “heart” of Kashmir.