Doda firing: Injured SPO dies

Jammu: A Special Police officer, who was injured in a firing incident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district, succumbed to injuries at a hospital Tuesday.  Another SPO injured in the firing is undergoing treatment at a hospital. “SPO Mohammad Younis has succumbed to injuries in the GMC Hospital here, a police official at GMC Police Post […]

Indo-Pak Army Trade Fire On LoC

Jammu: Amid high tension at Line of Control (LoC) the Pakistan Army resorted to firing at Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Tuesday morning. As per defence sources, the firing was initiated by Pakistan Army at Indian posts at 8:40 am in Manjkot area of Mendhar sector. As per sources, only small […]

Chief Minister Meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister J&K, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here Tuesday. Ms Mufti and the Governor had wide ranging discussions, for over an hour, which particularly focused on the maintenance of law and order and internal security. Governor and Chief Minister also discussed the steps required to be taken […]

In job-starved Kashmir,Govt to hire educated youth as Dog Catchers

SRINAGAR:- In job-starved Kashmir, where educated youth crave for employment opportunities, the state government has advertised openings for the little-known post of Dog Catcher(DC) in the Srinagar Municipal Corporation. Interestingly, till now, post of DC used to be synonymous mainly with District Commissioner in the valley. The civic body looks ahead to initially recruit 15 […]

SC To Continue Hearing On KHCBA’s Plea Against Use Of Pellet Guns

New Delhi:The Supreme Court will Tuesday continue the hearing on the plea of Jammu and Kashmir High Court bar Association (JKHCBA) against the use of pellet guns in Kashmir. The apex court earlier on April 28 asked the JKHCBA to take to various stakeholders and consider their opinion in connection with the plea against the […]

‘Send All Non Local Babus Back to Protect State’s Identity’

Srinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh had to face hard hitting slogans near Magharmal Bagh on Monday when his cavalcade was cornered by scores of protestors belonging to Awami Ittehad Party (AIP). Defying strict police restrictions scores joined AIP’s march to ‘ herao’ Civil Secretariat. Protestors were holding play cards, banners and black flags in […]

Fire consumes 4 residential houses in Dalgate

SRINAGAR: – Massive fire broke out on Monday afternoon in Dragjin near CD Hospital of Dalgate area in Srinagar, which engulfs four residential houses. After hectic fire fighting the fire was brought under control by the fire tenders, locals and police. As per the locals, fire emerged from the house of one Ghulam Mohammad Langoo […]

Norway Envoy Discusses Kashmir Issue With Omar

  Srinagar: Norway’s Ambassador to India Nils Ragnar Kamsvag on Monday called on National Conference working president Omar Abdullah here and discussed the Kashmir issue with him. Kamsvag met the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister at the latter’s Gupkar residence. The overall political and economic situation of the state came up for a detailed […]

Governor’s Secretariat reopens in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The Governor’s Secretariat, which had closed at Jammu on 28th April evening, reopened at the Raj Bhavan, Srinagar, on Monday morning. Governor N. N. Vohra went around the various wings of the Raj Bhavan and met the officers and staff of the Governor’s Secretariat. He advised all the functionaries to ensure cleanliness, efficiency, promptitude […]

CUK holds induction programme for newly admitted students

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Monday organised an induction programme for the fresh batches of students of various integrated programmes of the University at Nowgam-I academic campus here. Addressing the students, Registrar, Prof. Mohammad Afzal Zargar welcomed them and congratulated the Director admissions and his team for conducting the entrance examination for admission […]