August 21, 2017 1:04 AM

    ASCOMS seeks 4-yr 'fee security' for MBBS admission; candidates aghast

    The MBBS aspirants seeking admission in Acharaya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences (ASCOMS), Jammu alleged that the “new fee rules” by the college would hit them badly.

    August 21, 2017 1:04 AM

    No KAS exam completed since 2014 in J&K

    Since 2014 J&K Public Service Commission (PSC) has not completed any competitive civil service exam leaving the aspirants in lurch.

    August 21, 2017 1:04 AM

    Family alleges medical negligence in death of neonate at SDH Sopore

    Almost a week after the death of a neonate due to the alleged medical negligence by the doctors at sub-district hospital Sopore on August 10, the family members of the deceased have demanded action against the erring doctors.

    August 21, 2017 1:04 AM

    Swatch Bharat Abhiyan in Baramulla

    The seriousness of the state government towards the central flagship programme 'Swatch Bharat Abhiyan' in this district can be gauged by this: A single official is holding charge of municipal council Sopore and municipal committee Uri, besides holding chair at municipal council Baramulla.

    August 21, 2017 1:04 AM

    Rules violated: Buildings constructed close to Chinar trees in Ganderbal

    Buildings have been allowed to come up close to Chinar trees at various places in Ganderbal, which is a violation of rules.

    August 21, 2017 1:04 AM

    EDUCATION DEPARTMENT BUDGAM | No promoted junior assistant qualifies ‘mandatory’ typing test: RTI reveals

    None of the class IV employees promoted as in-charge junior assistants in the education department in district Budgam, has qualified the ‘mandatory’ typing test, an RTI has revealed.

    August 20, 2017 12:50 PM

    SC notice to army, CBI kindles hope among families of Pathribal victims

    A notice issued by the Supreme Court to the Government of India, army and the CBI regarding the infamous Pathribal killings has kindled hope among the families of the victims who once again vowed to fight for justice till their “last breath”.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Hurriyat (G) concerned over deployment of more troops in J&K

    Hurriyat Conference (G) on Sunday expressed its concern about the reports of deployment of more contingents of army personnel in the state.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM


    We are in big trouble as the only road to our home has been blocked by a Saw Mill.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Hurriyat (M) decries ‘harassment’ of youth

    Hurriyat Conference (M) has expressed serious concern on what it termed as right violations frequent harassment of youth in the state.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Erratic power supply irk Sonamarg, Gund residents

    Residents of several areas in Ganderbal district have complained that Power Development Department (PDD) is not providing them power supply.

    August 21, 2017 10:37 AM

    Former PDP panch found dead in Anantnag village

    A 45-year-old former panchayat member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was found dead in mysterious circumstances near his residence in Shangus area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Controversy over State Subject laws: Not just 1, 3 petitions challenge Article 35A

    As Jammu and Kashmir is in a bit of uncertainty over the challenge to Article 35A of Indian Constitution in the Supreme Court, it has come to fore that not just one but three petitions challenging the validity of the law have been filed in the apex court.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Tributes paid to Karbala martyrs

    Glowing tributes were paid to Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and Karbala Martyrs in a daylong Majlis Hussain (as) at Iskanderpora Beerwah in Budgam here on Sunday.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Farooq Abdullah condoles demise

    Former Chief Minister and National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah has condoled the demise of wife of Abdul Karim of John Trading Corporation.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Rafiabad contractors appeal R&B minister

    The contractors of R&B sub-division Rafiabad, division Sopore, have appealed R&B minister Naeem Akhter to look into the alleged irregularities in the allotment of works.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Army Chief on 2-day visit to Leh

    Army Chief General Bipin Rawat arrived in Leh today on a two-day visit to take stock of the situation in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Mirwaiz Umar visits ailing Geelani at SKIMS

    Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Sunday visited ailing Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani at SKIMS Soura to enquire about the health of the octogenarian leader.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    CASOs part of new strategy to trap militants: Police

    Security agencies in Kashmir Sunday asserted that the frequent cordon and search operations (CASOs) are part of a “new strategy” aimed at “irritating militants” to keep them on the run, which ultimately results in “successful encounters or brief shootouts.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Shopian: Youth found dead, gunmen kill cable operator

    Bullet riddled body of a youth was found in Nagbal area here, while a cable operator was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Sunday, police and reports said.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    J&K on way to have renewable energy corporation

    J&K government is all set to establish Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) to harness solar energy in a “big way” and focus on tapping other renewable forms of energy in the state, which is known for its vast hydropower resources.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    CPI (M), PDF, Congress seek special legislature session

    Stating that any attempt to abrogate Article 35A of the Constitution would have serious ramifications in the entire state; CPI (M), Peoples Democratic Front and Congress on Sunday demanded that J&K government should convene a special session of the legislature to discuss this crucial issue.

    August 21, 2017 1:05 AM

    Key 35A file goes missing from Home Ministry

    A key Kashmir file justifying the insertion of Article 35A into the Constitution has gone missing from the high security vaults of North Block in New Delhi, a media report said today.

    August 20, 2017 1:08 PM

    Stone-pelting cases decline in Kashmir due to NIA role: Rajnath Singh

    Incidents of stone-pelting have reduced in Jammu and Kashmir due to the role of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

    August 20, 2017 1:00 PM

    Bullet-riddled body of student found in Shopian village

    A bullet- riddled body of a college student was recovered in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday morning.