‘Trump Made Over 10,000 False, Misleading Claims, 23 A Day’

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump has so far made over 10,000 false or misleading claims, with an average of nearly 23 a day, about the midterm elections, the partial government shutdown over his promised border wall and the release of the Special Counsels report on Russian interference, The Washington Post finds. The daily’s Fact […]

Killing Of CRPF Personnel: Police Chargesheet Woman Among 9 Accused

SRINAGAR — Police on Monday filed charge sheet against nine accused persons including a woman in connection with an attack near Fire Services crossing here, leading to the killing of a paramilitary CRPF personnel on July 24 last year.   Regarding the incident, a case (FIR No 93/2018) was registered in Police Station Shaheedganj, a police […]

7 Food Outlets In City Booked For Adulteration

SRINAGAR — The Srinagar administration which has started an operation against food adulteration Monday constituted special teams which undertook inspections of restaurants and food joints at several places. The inspections which will continue as a regular affair were held on the directions of the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary who has taken a […]

Ahead Of Ramazan, Mirwaiz Reviews Arrangements At Jamia

SRINAGAR — Chairman Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jama Masjid, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday chaired a meeting at Jama Masjid to take stock of the arrangements in and around the historic Masjid, ahead of the start of holy month of Ramazan. The meeting was attended by all members of the managing body of Jamia Masjid. Mirwaiz felicitated the people […]

MERC Holds ‘Fake News Detection’ Workshop

SRINAGAR — In collaboration with the Google News Initiative (GNI), Media Education Research Centre (MERC) of the University of Kashmir (KU) Monday organized yet another one-day workshop on ‘Social Media Verification’ and ‘Fake News Detection’ Conducted by the Google-certified Trainer, Faisul Yaseen, the workshop was held as a part of the MERC’s interface with industry. “The […]

New School Timings From May 1

SRINAGAR —The Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) today ordered a change in school timings for Kashmir province from May 1, 2019. According to an order issued here, the new timings for the government and the recognized private schools falling in the areas of Srinagar Municipal limits will be from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm, while […]

Jaish Module Busted In Awantipora: Police

PULWAMA — Police on Monday claimed to have busted a module of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit by arresting four persons involved in “various militant activities in Tral and Awantipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.” According to police one Murtaza of Amlar Tral was arrested on specific input and 1 Chinese Pistol with 2 Magazines and 8 Pistol […]

Youth Dies While Pruning Tree

SRINAGAR — A 25-year-old youth died on Monday after he fell from a popular tree in Larkipora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Reports said that Firdous Ahmad Sheikh (25) son of Gul Mohd Sheikh fell down from the popular tree while pruning it Larkipora. In the incident. Firdous suffered critical injuries in his head. Firdous […]

Poll Day: Girl Among Scores Injured In Clashes 

SRINAGAR — Amid a complete shutdown and internet gag in Kulgam district, several persons including a girl were injured in clashes in the south Kashmir’s district where voting under 2nd leg of the three phased election was held for Anantnag parliamentary seat on Monday.      Officials said some youth pelted stones upon polling station at Watoo Damhal […]

Assembly Polls: All Eyes On EC Today

SRINAGAR — A crucial meeting of election commission of India is taking place on Tuesday regarding conduct of the Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir. The state administration favours the elections in November and not during the summer. The state administration cited Ramazan, tourist season, and Bakerwal migration as reasons for advancing the polls to November […]