Safety Of Mines, Mine Workers On High Court Radar

SRINAGAR — The J&K High Court on Tuesday granted four weeks’ to the government to supply the details regarding safety measures being taken for mines, mine workers and the mining property in the state. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench headed by Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey observed that the state government was asked […]

Guv Malik Briefs Rajnath In New Delhi

NEW DELHI — Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed about the prevailing situation in the state where panchayat elections are to be held, officials said. During the 30-minute meeting, the governor briefed the home minister on the “law and order” situation in the Kashmir Valley, which has witnessed several […]

5 Policemen, 3 Prisoners Injured In Kulgam Accident

SRINAGAR — Five policemen and three under-trial prisoners were injured after a vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Brazloo area of Kulgam in south Kashmir on Tuesday. Reports said said that the police vehicle heading towards the district jail in Pulwama from a local court in adjoining Kulgam district with under trails […]

New School Timings From Nov 1

SRINAGAR— The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) on Tuesday ordered change in school timings in Kashmir from November 01. As per the order by DSEK, all the Government and recognized private schools falling in the areas of Srinagar municipal limits will remain operational from 10 am to 3 pm. The timing for schools falling […]

Kashmiri Student Assaulted Outside Goes Missing

SRINAGAR — The family members of a teenager who is missing from Sharda University, Greater Noida from last three days have sought public help to trace him. Ehtisham Bilal  (27)  a resident of Khanyar went missing from Sharda University, Greater Noida on Sunday. According to the family, a missing report in this regard has been filed […]

‘Yogi Praises Maharaja Who Committed Atrocities on Muslims’

SRINAGAR — MLA Langate and AIP president, Er. Rasheed, Tuesday slammed Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, for his claims that Hindus and Sikhs were safe in Kashmir in Mahara­ja’s rule and afterwards they faced life threats. Rasheed said that Yogi Adityanath was “trying to polarize situation in J&K to strengthen his vote bank […]

8 Soldiers Injured In Kupwara Blast

SRINAGAR —  An officer was among eight army soldiers injured in an accidental blast at Rajwar Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district while suspected militants attacked house of a former congress leader in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Tuesday. Reports said that army domination party of 21 RR was passing through the woods  when the […]

Advisor Reviews Security Scenario Of Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, on Tuesday chaired a meeting at Police Headquarters (PHQ) Srinagar to review the overall security scenario in the Kashmir division. He stressed on enhancing coordination among the security agencies to maintain vigil against inimical forces and to maintain peace in the state, according to an official spokesman. […]

Army Commander Visits LoC, HAWS 

SRINAGAR — Army’s Northern Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visited the forward areas of Kashmir region to review the prevailing security situation on the Line of Control. Accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt, the Army Commander visited forward posts in the frontier districts of Kupwara and Baramulla, wherein he was briefed on […]

NIA Raids Businessman’s 3 Houses In Srinagar

SRINAGAR —The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday raided three residences of absconding businessman and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen supporter Nasir Safi Mir and his family at the Lal Bazar area in Srinagar in connection with a funding case, officials said. Mir, 48, is accused of funding Hurriyat leaders and believed to have fled the country after jumping […]