Pak Prisoner, Cop Killed in Sopore Mystery Blast

SRINAGAR: An under-trial Pakistani militant and a policeman were killed and four other JKP personnel were injured in a mysterious grenade blast inside a police van in Hygam area near Sopore on Saturday afternoon. Official sources said that the under-trial, identified as Wahid Noor Khan of Rawalakot in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) was being taken […]

3 Shot Dead While Crossing LOC

Army says, militants were killed while trying to infiltrate in Machil sector SRINAGAR: Army on Saturday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing three unidentified militants at Machil sector in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A group of 6-7 infiltrators who tried to sneak into this side from across the Line of Control in […]

Dev Funds: Biz Community Seeks White Paper

Drabu has now taken a U-turn on flood rehab package: KCCI SRINAGAR: Expressing dismay and shock over the Finance Minister, Mr. Haseeb Drabu’s utterances with regard to the flood rehab package of Rs 1667 Crore approved by the Union Government wherein he had advocated ‘genuineness’ of the short-term release, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and […]

Kashmir Kids Fed Poisoned Milk: DAK

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that contaminated milk being marketed in Kashmir with impunity is taking heavy toll on the entire society. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that adulteration of milk is a highly sensitive issue and is a matter of grave concern. Virtually every cup of tea […]

Rainfall from Sunday to Thursday

Heavy downpour on June 23: MeT Srinagar: Weather Office Saturday said that there will be intermittent rainfall across Jammu and Kashmir from June 21. “The intermittent rainfall will continue till June 25 and in between on 23 June there is every possibility that Valley will witness a heavy thunder shower,” according to the Director MeT […]

J&K Govt Gave Rs 1.73 Cr to 3 Pvt Schools: CAG

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government diverted Rs 1.73 crore special plan assistance from Centre for state-run schools to three private educational institutions in Kashmir and Ladakh regions resulting in “misutilisation” of funds, the Comptroller amd Auditor General said. “The payment of unjustified cash assistance to (three) private schools from out of special plan assistance from […]

Parrikar to observe ‘Maun Vrat’

Srinagar: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has faced criticism in the media for his comments on a wide range of issues, on Saturday said he would not speak to the media for six months. Parrikar, who has been camped in Goa for the last three days, attended a government function in Mandur village, 15 km […]

Axe for Russian poplars

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today reviewed the progress of implementation of ban imposed for sale/purchase and plantation of Russian poplar trees through Video Conference with the Deputy Commissioners of the Valley here today. The Divisional Commissioner directed all the Deputy Commissioners to ensure strict implementation of High Court orders issued regarding […]

JK to seek Centre’s intervention to settle water dispute with Punjab

New allocation system ensures decentralization: Mufti Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government will seek Centre’s intervention to settle the water sharing dispute with the neighbouring Punjab, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed said today. A meeting of Committee on Estimates of JK Legislative Assembly has recently observed that Shahpur Kandi Dam in Punjab is not giving due […]

Murder of Kulgam youth

  Protests force police to question 4 non-locals ANANTNAG: A day after a 15 year old youth was found dead in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, Police Saturday after a massive protest by people outside DC office detained 7 persons including 4 non locals for questioning. A police official said that these people have been called […]

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