Roshni Act Biggest Scam in J&K: PAG

JAMMU: Massive land transfers to encroachers under Roshni Act was possibly the “biggest scam” of Jammu and Kashmir, Principal Accountant General, Subash Chandra Pandey said on Saturday and criticised the administration under the then chief minister, for making rules in contravention and violation of the law. “Possibly, yes,” he said when asked whether Roshni Act could […]

Vacate Tosamaidan or face agitation

SRINAGAR: Threatening of mass agitation if Jammu and Kashmir government extends lease of Tosmaidan meadow to the Indian Army various social organizations Saturday staged a protest demonstrations in Srinagar. Hundreds of protestors carrying banners and placards amid slogans threatened to come on streets if the government failed to come clean on the issue. The protestors including […]

3 killed, Celebrations turned into mourning

Doda: At least three persons who were part of a marriage party were killed and eight others seriously injured when a Tata Sumo (JK06-3399) rolled down from the road and fell into a deep gorge at Galgandar on Doda-Bhaderwah road  late Friday evening in district Doda. Police sources said that the ill-fated Tate Sumo carrying […]

Gas Leak: Wife Dies, Husband Critical

Srinagar: Rayees Ahmad Lone son of Muhammad Sultan and his wife Shameema fell unconscious due to the suffocation caused by the gas heater in their room at Paripora Sugipora, area of Bomai Sopore. They were shifted to District Hospital Handwara where doctors declared Shameema brought dead and her husband was shifted to SMHS Hospital Srinagar […]

Carjackers strike city

SRINAGAR: Police have sounded alert after carjackers struck twice at different locations in Kashmir. In one of the robbery attempts, the carjackers also managed to flee with a licensed gun in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Official sources told GNS that security was beefed up and check posts were established at many entry and exit points […]

Inter-district burglary case cracked

SINAGAR:  Police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the inter-district burglary case by arresting three of its members in Srinagar city. Taking a serious note of incident of theft, Superintendent of Police Rayees Bhat said that a special investigation team of police was constituted to keep a vigil on the sensitive areas. The SIT worked […]

Protest against ransacking of houses

Hajan:  Clashes erupted in Naidkhai area of District Bandipore Saturday morning after scores of youth resorted to stone pelting and forced shopkeepers to down their shutters. The protestors were alleging that Armed Policemen, Indian Reserve Police personnel and CRPF ransacked their houses in Tengpora Naidkhai and thrashed men and women on Friday evening. Reports said […]

Airlines Overcharging on Ladakh Sector: PDP

SRINAGAR: Calling upon the union government to intervene in the over charging of airfare on flights to and from Leh the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti today asked the district Unit of Ladakh to suspend their dharna for a few days to give the government time to take action on their demands. According […]

‘Women Tech Makers-Engineering the Future’ held at KU

Srinagar: To celebrate the social, political and economic achievements of women on International Women`s Day, Department of Students Welfare and Women`s Studies Centre, University of Kashmir in collaboration with Google Developers Group: Kashmir organized an event with the theme ‘Women Tech Makers-Engineering the Future’ here on Saturday. The one-day event focused on technical women audience […]

Students were charged for being Kashmiris: Omar

2010 unrest worst period of my life: Omar SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today expressed regret that BJP was turning 67 Kashmiri kids, recently expelled from a Meerut university for cheering  a particular cricket team, as pawns in coming elections for gaining political mileage out of the issue. 67 Kashmir students were slapped with sedition […]