Govt Employee Wounded In Bear Attack

Banihal—A government employee was wounded after he was attacked by a wild bear near Banihal area of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning. The victim identified as Ghulam Nabi Mir of Darshipora village was on way towards his office when bear mauled him. The victim, a government employee at PHE Department was rushed to hospital […]

Kargil Records Coldest Night Of Season

Srinagar: Kargil in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir experienced the coldest night of the winter so far as the mercury there witnessed a steep fall and settled over 10 degrees below the freezing point, even as most places in the valley continued to record sub-zero minimum temperature. Kargil recorded a low of minus 10.4 […]

Illegal Medical Store Sealed

Budgam—Drug Controller Department Monday sealed a medical store, directing the owner to produce valid license and other relevant documents before the department. In its Sunday edition, Kashmir Observer carried a report that a medical shop at Magraypora Machaw in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district was run by a man who is a sweeper in SKIMS Bemina, […]

HC Asks SSP Kupwara To Arrest, Produce CAPD Officer Tomorrow

Srinagar—The J&K High Court on Monday issued non-bailable arrest warrant against Consumer and Public Distribution Department’s Assistant Director Kupwara for non-compliance of its orders and asked SSP Kupwara to “get him” before it on Wednesday. A bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey directed its registry to issue the non-bailable warrant of arrest against the Assistant […]

Interlocutor Sharma Meets 30 Delegations

Srinagar—Nearly 30 delegations called on the Government of India’s representative, Dineshwar Sharma on Monday, to continue the process of sustained dialogue here at Hari Niwas in Gupkar area. Sharma started meeting delegations in the morning and was busy meeting them till this report was filed. Officials in the district administration facilitating the meetings said around […]

Dry Weather To Continue Till December 3

Srinagar: The dry spell in the ongoing cold winter is not going to end this week as meteorological department has forecasted “no major changes” till December 3. According to the Director Meteorological Department, Sonam Lotus, weather will remain cloudy for the next two days with no chances of precipitation in the plains. “Weather will remain […]

Social Media Being Deployed To Get Youth To Quit Militancy

Srinagar—Even since Lashkar-i-Taiba militant Majid Khan returned home following an appeal by his mother, three more  mothers have urged their sons to return through a video message.  In addition to them several more  families have issued similar appeals to their militant wards. And all this is being done on Facebook and Whatsapp.  And therein lies […]

Plea Against Vaid’s Appointment:HC Gives MHA, State 4-Weeks More For Reply 

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday granted Indian Ministry of Home Affairs as well as state government four more weeks to respond to a petition, challenging appointment of S P Vaid as Director General of Police. A division bench of Justices Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also made it clear […]

Salahuddin’s Son Thrashed Inside Tihar Jail

Srinagar—The Counsel for Shahid Yousuf, the son of Hizbul Mujhadeen Commander Syed Salahuddin who is languishing in high security Tihar Jail of India has produced a ‘blood-stained’ shirt of Shahid before Patiala Court alleging that his client was ruthlessly beaten up by Tamil Nadu Force guarding the Jail Cells of Tihar. While confirming it, family […]

Kashmir Funding Case: NIA Extends Judicial Custody Of Salahuddin’s Son

Srinagar—A special court of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) in Delhi Monday extended judicial remand of Shahid Yousuf in alleged Hawala funding case up to December 22. Shahid is son of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief, Syed Salahauddin, and was arrested on October 24 this year when he was called for questioning to Delhi by the probe agency […]

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