4 JeM Militants, Soldier, Cop Killed In Tral Woods

Srinagar—Four Jash-e-Mohammad militants, a soldier and a policeman were killed in an fierce gunfight in forests of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday. Official sources said that the joint team of forces along with the additional reinforcement intercepted the militant group at the upper side of the Goiytengo forests who earlier fled after […]

Ordinance Awarding Death For Child Rapists Approved

Jammu—Amid outrage over the gruesome rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday came up with an ordinance making rape of girls under 16 years as punishable with rigorous imprisonment for 20 years, and that may extend to life sentence. The government also made rape of children […]

Kathua Rape-And-Murder:Even Dead Have Dignity,Says SC On Naming Rape Victims

New Delhii—Even the dead have dignity. They cannot be “named or shamed.” This was the observation of the Supreme Court today as it dealt with the issue of disclosure of identity of rape victims, including the eight-year-old girl who was raped and brutally murdered recently in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. It said that even […]

CB To Court Against Defence Lawyer For ‘Twisting Facts’

Jammu—The Jammu and Kashmir Police Crime Branch on Tuesday decided to approach a court against a defence lawyer in the Kathua rape-murder case for allegedly “circulating twisted facts” on the matter, informed sources said. Crime Branch sources said that the probe agency had taken cognisance of a compact disc recording wherein a case witness is […]

Now Evidence To Be Recorded Via Video

Jammu—Governor N. N. Vohra has promulgated “The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018”, providing for recording of evidence through video electronic means (Video Conferencing). The provisions of the existing Code of Criminal Procedure, Samvat 1989, inter-alia, provide that all proceedings in a criminal trial are required to be taken in presence of the accused […]

5 years on, SKIMS liver transplant unit fails to take off

Srinagar—More than five years have passed since the liver transplant unit was sanctioned at SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), but it has failed to take off, said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday in a statement. “While the facility was approved to save lives, nothing has been done to make this life-saving unit functional,” […]

Bail pleas of Shahid,Ayaz to come up for hearing on May 03

Srinagar—Bail application of Shahid-ul-Islam the Spokesman of Hurriyat Conference (M) and Ayaz Akbar the Spokesman of Hurriyat Conference (G) will come up for hearing in the special NIA court at Patiala house on May 03. Family sources while disclosing this to KNS revealed that the bail application will be heard by the court and a […]

Arrest of girl student: Police rebuts news report

Srinagar—Jammu Kashmir Police has termed the news reports about the arrest of a girl student from Srinagar city baseless and has rebutted the said report. Earlier some media houses and news portals published a report claiming that a girl student from Government College for Women Maulana Azad Raod Srinagar has again been arrested by police. […]

Job aspirants appeal SSRB to make Junior Assistant selection list public

Srinagar—Job aspirants Tuesday appealed Chairman Jammu Kashmir Service Selection Recruitment Board (SSRB) to make selection list of Junior Assistants public. The job aspirants who emerged here in Press Enclave Srinagar said that two years back in June 2016 SSRB advertised some 545 Junior Assistant posts under notification vide number 01 of 2016. “Our typing test […]

Bali lays foundation of Health Secretariat at Bemina

Srinagar—Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Baghat has laid foundation stone of the Health Secretariat (Swastha Bhawan) at Bemina here today. The Health Secretariat is aimed at to house the entire establishment of Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir and CMO, Srinagar under one roof. The project stands approved under PMDP for an estimated cost […]

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