NIA Hands Over Case Documents To Aasiya Andrabi

NEW DELHI — The NIA Thursday handed over copies of electronic and documentary evidence to Dukhtaran-e-Millat head Aasiya Andrabi in a case against her for allegedly “waging war against the country”. The National Investigating Agency (NIA) supplied the documents, flied along with the charge sheet, to Andrabi and her two associates — Sofi Fehmeeda and Naheeda Nasreen […]

Govt Schools Record 80,000 New Enrolments,48 Students Bag Top 10 Positions  

SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the functioning and progress of Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) here at a high level meeting. The meeting was informed that over 80,000 new enrollments have been recorded after the launch of door to door awareness campaign across the valley, result Percentage of 10th class increased […]

2018 ‘Great Year’ As Over 250 Militants Killed: Army   

JAMMU — General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Thursday described 2018 as a ‘great year’ for army and other government forces in the Kashmir Valley as “over 250 militants were killed, fifty four arrested and four others surrendered under pressure.”   “The 2018 has been great year for armed forces on security […]

Kathua Rape: Year On, Victim Family ‘Still In Shock, Under Fear’

JAMMU — The headlines may have faded away but the fear is constant, the grief seemingly without end, says the family of an eight-year-old girl  whose body was found in a jungle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district on this day a year ago.   The case of the child from a minority nomadic community, who […]

PDP Rejects Guv’s Claim: ‘Favour Early Polls’ 

SRINAGAR — Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday rejected as “misplaced presumption” the statement by Governor Satya pal Malik that the party was not in favour of early elections in the state. PDP senior leader Nizam-ud-din Bhat expressed “astonishment that such presumption should come from such high office.” He said that PDP has always put the […]

Met Office Issues Advisory For Heavy Snow 

SRINAGAR — The weatherman on Thursday issued a weather advisory for “moderate to heavy snowfall” from January 19 to 24.   “An active Western Disturbance is most likely affect the state of J&K and adjoining areas from January 19 to 25. There would be high moisture feeding from Arabian Sea over northwest India specifically over Western Himalayan […]

Srinagar: 3 Cops Injured In Rajbagh Grenade Blast 

SRINAGAR —  An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police and two traffic policemen were injured in a grenade blast near Zero Bridge in Rajbagh area of Srinagar city in Central Kashmir on Thursday afternoon. Reports said that suspected militants lobbed a grenade on police party near Zero Bridge in Rajbagh. In the blast, three policemen including […]

2016 Advertisement:HC Bars Issuance Of Appointment Orders To SIs 

SRINAGAR — No appointment orders regarding the selection of 473 candidates out 482 posts of Sub Inspectors in Jammu and Kashmir Police shall be issued, The High Court has ordered. A bench of Justice Rashid Ali Dar also issued the notice to police, seeking a detailed response to a petition, challenging the entire selection process as […]

5 KAS Officers Transferred 

SRINAGAR — The government on Thursday ordered the transfer of five KAS officers in the interest of the administration. According to a government order issued here, Kusum Badyal, KAS, Special Secretary to the Government, Higher Education Department, has been transferred and posted as Additional Registrar, Cooperative, Jammu.  Tanveer Iqbal Malik, KAS, Additional Registrar, Cooperative, Jammu, […]

J&K To Raise Rs 8,000 Cr Loans For Funding Infra Projects

JAMMU — In a major step towards raising loans for funding infrastructure projects, Jammu & Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation Limited (JKIDFC) has sought expression of interest (EoI) from banking and financial institutions for advancing loans worth Rs 8,000 crore. “Sealed EoI is being invited from reputed RBI regulated banking and financial institutions in the […]

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