Artillery Exchanges Stage Comeback After 2003 Truce

Srinagar—Artillery field guns have come into play across the LoC north of the Pir Panjal ranges this month for the first time in fifteen years since the truce of 2003, and the army foresees a spurt in infiltration bids and militant activity in the coming seasons, media reports quoting army sources said. The army put […]

Guns Continue To Roar On LoC In Jammu, Rajouri  

Jammu—Indian and Pakistani Wednesday troops exchanged heavy fire on LoC in Sunderbani, Nowshera and Khour sectors of Rajouri and Jammu districts. A defence spokesman said the Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire agreement around 1030 hours today in Nowshera, Kalal and Sunderbani sectors along the Line of Control in Rajouri district. Pakistani troops also resorted to […]

Weatherman: Snow, Rains In 3 Days From Today

Srinagar—Weatherman on Wednesday issued an advisory about moderate rain and snow at widespread places of Jammu, Kashmir  in Ladakh, mainly in Kargil district from today till March 3. “A fresh Western Disturbance is affecting J&K and adjoining areas and most likely to affect the state from 01-03-2018 morning to 03-03-2018 (Forenoon),” reads the advisory sent […]

Ex-Militant Shot At In Tral, Critical 

Pulwama—Unknown gunmen on Wednesday evening fired upon and critically injured a former militant near Eidgah Tral in this south Kashmir district. The former militant identified as Ajaz Ahmed Shah son of Ali Mohammad Shah sustained serious injuries and was shifted to Sub District Hospital Tral from where he was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized […]

Tral Hizb Militant Killing: Lawyers Body Seeks Judicial Probe

Srinagar—Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Wednesday demanded a judicial probe into the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Mushtaq Ahmad Chopian inside a police station in Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. “The Bar Association expresses its deep concern over the death of Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan of Tral, who was arrested on 09.01.2018 at Sopore […]

Food Safety Act Implementation: Independent FSC Appears Distant Dream,Says HC

Srinagar—The High Court on Wednesday said that posting of Food Safety Commissioner appears to be a “distant dream” while as it directed police to provide assistance to officials during their checking of food items for adulteration in the state.  “Posting of FSC still appears to be a distant dream. Only interim arrangement has been made. […]

FIR Shouldn’t Be Quashed When Facts Are Hazy: HC

Srinagar—In keeping with the scope of section 561-A Cr.PC, the High Court should refrain from making prima facie decision at interlocutory stage when entire facts of the case are incomplete and hazy, its single bench has ordered. Section 561-A Cr.PC gives it inherent powers to quash an FIR. A bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey […]

Mehbooba Meets Modi In Delhi, Says Situation ‘Precarious’ In J&K

New Delhi—Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is in the New Delhi, called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi here on Wednesday evening. During the meeting, the Chief Minister apprised the Prime Minister about the overall situation in the State. She informed the Prime Minister that the people of Jammu & Kashmir have been suffering immensely […]

Lawyers meet held in Ganderbal

Ganderbal—A meeting of Retainer Lawyers, clinic Lawyers & PLVs of District Ganderbal was held Wednesday under the chairmanship of chairman District Legal services Authority (Pr. District & session judge) Ganderbal  Raja Shujat Ali Khan.  The Chairman while addressing the participants emphasized Retainer lawyers, clinic Lawyer & PLVs. The focus of the Legal services Authority is […]

Time for Delhi to get serious about Kashmir

Does IS operate in Kashmir? There isn’t one answer to the question. The J&K DGP in an interview to a television channel admitted that the group exists in Kashmir. He however, added that the group  doesn’t have a “substantial”  presence in Valley. But the Ministry of Home Affairs has categorically denied the existence of the […]

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