Malik visits Shopian,meets Insha, others

SHOPIAN: Jammu and Kash­mir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Tuesdaysaid that the amal­gam chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik was today arrested at Shopian along with JKLF dis­trict president Pulwama Javed Ahmad Butt and senior mem­ber Ghulam Muhammad Dar. The spokesman in a statement issued to KNS said that prior to his arrest, JKLF chairman after giving police […]

Track between Srinagar- Banihal assessed,rail run to resume in few days

SRINAGAR: Railway offi­cials today assessed the tracks between Srinagar in Kashmir valley and Banihal in Jammu region on which services would likely start in the first week of December after remaining sus­pended since July 9. Meanwhile, the rail ser­vice between Srinagar and Badgam in the central Kash­mir resumed on November 17 though the number of […]

J&K Bank eases instant debit card procedure

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank has announced issuance of Instant Debit card facility to all its customers which can be availed at any of its business units across India. The bank’s customers can get Instant Debit card over the counter at any business unit (branch) irrespective of the fact where he/she is maintaining his/her account. Making it […]

Schools remain shut, functioning only on ‘relaxation days’

SRINAGAR: Educational insti­tutions remained closed for the past more than four months in the Kashmir valley, where stu­dents are attending their classes on Saturday and Sundays when there is full day relaxation in separatist strike. However, Jammu and Kash­mir Board of School Education (BOSE) conducted 10th and 12th class annual examinations in the Kashmir valley, […]

Parents protest against private schools

SRINAGAR: Parents who have enrolled their wards in private schools on Tuesday stage protest against the pri­vate educational institutes for compelling them to deposit the fee of unrest months. The parents assembled here at Srinagar’s press en­clave under the banner of Kashmir Civil Society School Accountability (KCSSA) and Kashmir Private School Par­ents Association (KPSPA) and […]

No NEET centre in Kashmir, aspirants left in lurch: DAK

SRINAGAR: With no National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) centre in Kashmir for postgraduate (PG) medical cours­es, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that this deci­sion has left aspirants in the lurch. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that lack of NEET centre for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses would jeopardize the future […]

Unani, Ayurvedic doctors allegedly prescribing Allopathic medicines to gullible patients

SRINAGAR: Scores of Unani and Ayurvedic doctors are al­legedly practicing the Allopathic system in the hospitals of the state, at the cost of the heath of gullible patients. Sources told KNS that the Unani and Ayurvedic doctors posted in several Hospitals of the state especially in the rural areas, who have an authority only to […]

7 Soldiers, 6 Militants killed In Twin Jammu Attacks

Jammu: Two major militant attacks rocked Jammu region Tuesday in which 7 army personnel, including a Major, were killed and eight other security men, including a BSF DIG, were injured, before six heavily-armed militants were eliminated in the separate fierce encounters. In one incident, a group of heavily-armed gunment in police uniform stormed an army […]

DIG BSF Among 4 Injured In Samba Blast

  JAMMU:The Border Security Forces’ DIG and three of its personnel have been injured in a post encounter blast in Samba where three militants were killed earlier today, media reports said. “A Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Border Security Force (BSF) and three other forces’ personnel were injured after a blast at the site of […]

Will Not Dampen Our Resolve To Fight Terrorism: Mehbooba

JAMMU:Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday condemned the militant attacks on security forces in Nagrota and Samba, saying such ‘dastardly acts would not lower the resolve to fight terrorism.’ “Condemn the terror attacks in Nagrota and Samba today. Such dastardly acts won’t lower our resolve to fight terrorism,” the Chief Minister was quoted […]

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