Assault on MLA Rasheed: Non-bailable Warrants Against SHO, SI

Anantnag: Chief Judicial Magistrate Anantnag Friday issued non-bailable warrants against SHO Anantnag, Ayaz Geelani and Sub-Inspector Gowahar Ahmed Malla in a case related to the manhandling of a legislator. Incumbent legislator Engineer Rasheed had filed a complaint in the court of law against Anantnag police wherein he had alleged that on December 2, 2016 a […]

Kashmir Under ‘Unofficial Military Rule’: NC

  Srinagar: National Conference on Friday said the recent door-to-door cordon and siege operation conducted across various villages in Shopian was the first clear indication of an unofficial military rule being invoked in the Kashmir Valley. “Return of such operations after nearly fifteen years was another low for the PDP-led Government in J&K” NC said […]

PDP Says, Dulat Responsible for Demeaning Kashmir Talks

Srinagar: Welcoming A S Dulat’s assertion that returning to Vajpayee’s policy of reconciliation on Kashmir is the only way forward, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said unfortunately, people like Dulat, who are today, projecting themselves as champions of dialogue and reconciliation on Kashmir are in fact responsible for sabotaging the confidence building process, one way […]

Clashes During Military Cordon

Pulwama: Clashes broke out between residents and government forces in Drubgam and Gudoora villages of Pulwama district of South Kashmir Friday during counter-insurgency operations. According to GNS, government forces cordoned off Drubgam village of Pulwama after receiving an input about the presence of militants. As the forces launched search operation, residents came out of their […]

Fake Haj Tour Groups Go Active

Srinagar: As the process for pilgrimage to holy Mecca has been kick-started, the administration in Srinagar has appealed to the aspirants to remain cautious of fake tour and travel agencies from being duped. “We appeal the people to remain cautious from fake tour and travel agencies from being duped. Many such cases have been reported […]

Nirbhaya Rapists to Hang as SC Upholds Verdict

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday, May 5, 2017, upheld Delhi High Court and trial court decision to award death penalty to all four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gang rape and murder case. The execution of Mukesh (27), Pawan Gupta (20), Vinay Sharma (21) and Akshay Thakur (29) is now almost certain, and the […]

High profile special SLBC meet discusses banking related security issues

Srinagar:  Surveillance is good but it cannot substitute physical security on ground. We need to devise special security measures to deal with the kind of situations we face. J&K Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu stated this while presiding over Special State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) meeting held here at SKICC […]

Govt Looking At ‘Banned’ TV Channels

LUCKNOW:  Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said the Government was serious on the issue of  telecast of banned TV channels in the Kashmir valley. “We have given the District Magistrates power to take action against the banned channels but if they do not perform their duties then we will have to look […]

Beware the hype – springy soles won’t make you run much faster

Most runners believe a good pair of running shoes is worth the investment. But advances in running shoe technology have sparked debate about whether shoes help you run faster. Can they really allow marathon runners to break the elusive two-hour barrier, a challenge set to take place in Italy this weekend? Or can newer shoes […]

Budgam Premier League 2017: All-round Basharat helps Zaina Kadal upstage HCC

SRINAGAR: All-rounder Basharat Ahmad scored a solid 66 and took two wickets as Zaina Kadal XI beat HCC Humhama by 32 runs in the Budgam Premier League fixture played at Shiekhpora playground, Budgam. Basharat was instrumental in powering Zaina Kadal XI to 166 for the loss of 20 overs. He returned with the ball in […]

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