Ensure Prosecution of Guilty In Sumbal Killings: AI

Srinagar: Amnesty International (AI) India Tuesday said that Indian authorities should ensure that soldiers allegedly responsible for the killings of two people in Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir  on June 30, 2013 are investigated and prosecuted,“These deaths must be investigated promptly, thoroughly and impartially, and where sufficient admissible evidence is found, a competent, independent and impartial […]

Shutdown in Tral, 3 Injured in Grenade Blast

Tral: At least three persons, including a child, were wounded when a grenade went off at the site of encounter at Mandoora, Tral. Three militants and a policeman were killed in Mandoora encounter on Monday.Reports said police and paramilitary troopers were busy in removing the debris from the encounter on Tuesday site in Mandoora village […]

Bandipore killings unfortunate: German Envoy

Srinagar: Terming the killing of two youth in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district as big tragedy, The German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner today said, the security situation in Kashmir is for better than what it was in 1990.But the killing of two youth by Army at Bandipora is very unfortunate.“As far as the security situation […]

Power Brokers Caught Gambling

Srinagar The police is being allegedly asked not to register an FIR in a case of gambling involving ‘high and mighty’.It has come to fore that scores of gamblers arrested from a Hotel on Lasjan Bypass belong to affluent families and most of them are associated with either political parties or are relatives of politicians.Sources […]

Official caught accepting bribe

SRINAGAR: A state government official was arrested today after he was caught accepting bribe to clear a tender for some works in the Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, a spokesman of the State Vigilance Organisation (SVO) said here. Head Draftsman in Rural Development Department (RDD), Kupwara, Bashir Ahmad Mir, was caught red-handed while […]

Bandipore in Ferment, Army School Set Ablaze

BANDIPORE: Amid shutdown in Valley and undeclared curfew in scores of areas in Bandipora, pitched battles were fought between agitated youth and cops on Monday. The angry protesters who took to streets against the killing of two youth at Sumbal on Sunday set Army Goodwill School on fire at Hajin. Hundreds of people converged on […]

Valley Shuts Down against Sumbal Killings

SRINAGAR: Life across Kashmir was affected on Monday due to the strike call given by separatist groups to protest against the killing of two youths in killed on Sunday in army firing at Markundal of Bandipora district. Separatist groups including both the factions of Hurriyat and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front ( JKLF) had called for […]

Gunbattle in Tral Leaves 3 Militants, Cop Dead

SRINAGAR: Three militants and a policeman were killed while as one CRPF personnel and SOG constable sustained injuries in an encounter at Tral on Monday. Brig Deepak Banerjee, Commander 1st Sector  RR, who was supervising the operation, said a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF cordoned off Maldoora village in Tral on a  specific […]

Transfers, postings in State administration

SRINAGAR: The Government has ordered following transfers and postings in State administration with immediate effect. Mr. A.K. Razdan, KAS, awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, is posted as Additional District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, against an available vacancy. Mr. Onkar Nath, KAS, Special Secretary to Government, Finance Department, has been transferred and posted […]

20th J&K Football tourney concludes

Srinagar:The 20th J&K Football tournament concluded yesterday late evening. Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Mr. Taj Mohi ud Din was the chief guest on the occasion who distributed prizes among the players. In the final, J&K Police beat J&K Bank by 2 goals. In all 38 teams from all across the State […]

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