70-yr-old man mowed down by train

Srinagar: A 70-year-old man died after he  was run over by a train in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Mohamad Akbar Bhat was run over by a Banihal-bound train as he was crossing the track in his native village at Warpora in Budgam district. Bhat was critically injured and taken to District […]

Ramzan Helpline set-up in PCR

Srinagar : In its efforts to get problems of people resolved during the holy month of Ramzan, Divisional Administration Kashmir has established a special Ramzan helpline at Police Control Room Kashmir. According to a statement, the Police helpline will deal with the grievances put across by the citizens with regard to electricity, water, sanitation, health […]

Kashmir Inc Seeks Int’l Aid For Flood Hit

SRINAGAR: Disappointed with central government’s recent Rs 1677 Crore rehabilitation package for State’s flood-affected people, a leading traders’ body in Valley on Thursday asked Modi government to allow international donors to send their aid directly to Kashmir while opposition National Conference called for convening of special session of J&K Assembly to seek proper package from […]

Mufti Announces Massive Hike in District Plans

Quantum jump of over 200% in capital allocation BARAMULLA – Moving away from past practice of ad hocism in District Plans which used to create liabilities and unfinished projects, the Government today approved a structured scheme of of District Plans for the State. Under the new modus operandi, three components of allocated Capital Plan will […]

Govt. All Set To Prevent Sopore March

Restrictions in City, North Kashmir Likely Today SRINAGAR: Authorities have decided to impose restrictions in parts of Srinagar city and North Kashmir towns of Baramulla on Friday to prevent any march towards restive Sopore announced by the separatist amalgam. ‘Sopore Chalo’ call was issued by Hurriyat and JKLF leaders jointly following string of mysterious killings […]

‘Normal Indo-Pak Ties Vital for Peace’

ISLAMABAD: Amid ongoing tensions triggered by a verbal duel between politicians from Pakistan and India, the Foreign Office here said on Thursday normalisation of ties between the two countries are vital for peace and development in the region. “Pakistan will welcome any positive step that promote peace and bilateral relations between the two countries,” Foreign […]

3 Missing Baramulla Students Traced In Jammu

They were planning to go to Mumbai: police SRINAGAR: Three students, who were missing from a boarding school in north Kashmir since Wednesday morning have been traced by police to Jammu railway station. The three students identified as Muhammad Umar Guroo son of Ghulam Muhammad Guroo of Badami Bagh Sopore, Furqan Tantray son of Khursheed […]

Agitation for AIIMS in Jammu Suspended After Assurance

JAMMU: An agitation demanding an AIIMS in Jammu was suspended after  Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Thursday made a “categoric assurance” that the demand would be fulfilled. Singh gave the assurance when office bearers of the local bar association, chamber of commerce and industry and civil society members met him here. An office bearer […]

12 ISIS Flag Bearers Identified: Police

New Delhi: As many as 12 youths have been identified by security agencies for raising the flag of Middle-East terror group ISIS in Jammu and Kashmir in the recent past. “The 12 youths were behind almost all incidents where ISIS flags were raised in Kashmir. We are keeping a close eye on all of them,” […]

2 killed in highway mishap

Srinagar: Two people were killed when their load carrier fell into a 400-feet-deep gorge on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Ramban district on Thursday, police said. The load carrier – on its way from Srinagar to Jammu – went of the driver’s control in Sikhandru on the highway and fell into the gorge, a police official […]

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