Govt announces Rs 5 Lac cash reward for shooter Chain Singh

Jammu—The Jammu and Kashmir government today announced a cash reward of Rs five lakh to shooter Chain Singh who made the state proud by winning six gold medals at the 2016 South Asian Games besides clinching a medal in 2014 Asian Games.   The cash award for the son of the soil was sanctioned on […]

Tourism Deptt celebrates New Year at Pahalgam

Pahalgam—With tourists flocking famous ski resort Gulmarg in droves, the department of tourism Kashmir this year celebrated New Year at Pahalgam to promote the destination for winter tourism. Pahalgam, which primarily is a summer destination, receives lesser tourist footfall in winter months as compared to Gulmarg which remains packed. However, for past few years, the […]

Number Of Youth Joining Militancy Has Come Down: DGP Vaid

Srinagar—The number of youths joining militancy in Kashmir has come down drastically after the security forces launched ‘Operation All-Out’ this year, police officials said, Sunday insisting the aim of the drive was not just to kill militant but win them back into the mainstream.   Speaking to the media, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of […]

Pulwama Attack Sign Of Failure Of PM’s Foreign Policy: Cong  

New Delhi—The Congress Sunday slammed the government over a fidayeen attack on a CRPF camp in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was a sign of failure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy.   Party spokesperson Sushmita Dev said here that such recurring attacks send a message that anti-national forces do not […]

Sub-Zero Temperatures Continue in Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Srinagar—Leh experienced the coldest night of this winter with the minimum temperature there settling around 15 degrees Celsius below the freezing point, as the mercury continued its downward trend in Kashmir valley and Ladakh region.   Leh town, in the frontier Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a minimum temperature of minus 15.2 degrees […]

GOI Transferring Centaur Hotel to JK Govt: Drabu

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir’s Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu on Sunday confirmed the reports that the state government is getting back Srinagar’s Centaur Hotel from the Hotel Corporation of India Ltd, Ministry of Civil Aviation, GOI. Drabu told KNS that the Ministry of Civil Aviation, GOI has decided to transfer the Centaur hotel back to the […]

5 CRPF Men, 2 Militants Killed In Pulwama Fidayeen Attack

   Srinagar—Heavily armed militants Sunday launched a pre-dawn suicide attack on a CRPF camp in Lethpora area of Pulwama district of south Kashmir, killing five paramilitary personnel of the force and injuring three others. CRPF officials said two militants holed up in a building block in the camp were killed in the subsequent operation to neutralise […]

Year Ender:Mehbooba’s initiatives in 2017 to make the year memorable for JK

Jammu—As the sun sets on the evening of December 31 and people across the globe ponder over what they went through all the year, people of Jammu & Kashmir would have a reason to smile and be con­tended with. As the scars of 2016 unrest-both physical and economic-were yet to heal, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Muf­ti […]

JK Govt. yet to construct 16k house hold toilets in state

Srinagar—As the deadline for the completion of Swach Bharat Mission in Jammu and Kashmir has been set as March 31, 2018, the govern­ment here is yet to construct more than 16 thousand public toilets across the state. The figures are hinting that the state could possibly miss the deadline for the implementa­tion of such a […]

Baramulla police solves ‘blind murder’ case in 6 hours

Srinagar—Baramulla Po­lice on Saturday claimed to have the blind murder case by arresting a person who accord­ing to them raped and killed the woman in the orchards. According to Police, on Dec 29 (Friday) at 02:00 PM, Police Post Delina received information that an unidenti­fied dead body of a lady is lying in orchards of […]

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