None Of The Lanka Bombers Had Visited Kashmir: DGP

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh on Sunday said there was no record to suggest that any of the suicide bombers, who carried out the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, had visited Kashmir as claimed by the army chief of the island nation. Talking to PTI, Director General of Police (DGP) Singh […]

Maj Gogoi To Suffer From Seniority Reduction, Exit From Kashmir 

SRINAGAR — Major Leetul Gogoi, who was at the centre of the 2017 ‘human shield controversy’, has been “severely reprimanded” and will suffer the ignominy of reduction in seniority for “fraternising” with a local girl last year, officials said here on Sunday. This follows confirmation by the army headquarters of court martial proceedings against Major Gogoi […]

Moon Not Sighted, Ramazan To Begin From Tuesday

SRINAGAR — New moon was not sighted on Sunday (May 05) hence Monday will be 30th Shaban 1440 and the first day of Ramazan this year will be Tuesday May 07, 2019, according to reports. Imarat-e-Sharia, Jamiat Ulema Hind, New Delhi and Shahi Imam Jamia Masjid, Delhi Abdullah Bukhari in India and Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Pakistan […]

NEET Aspirants Get NTA Relief But Highway Troubles Remain  

SRINAGAR — In a much-needed relief for students, set to appear in national level competitive exam, the National Testing Agency (NTA) allotted four additional exam centres to Kashmir for NEET aspirants last month. However, the students are set to face inconvenience owing to ban on movement of civilian traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway tomorrow even as Divisional […]

Notice To Govt Schools Over Students Bunking Classes

SRINAGAR — Department of Education has taken a serious note of the reports that male and female students from government schools are bunking classes and spending time at a park here in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Chief Education Officer, Srinagar, Malik Naseer has issued a notice to the heads of education institutions directing them to take strict […]

JK-Bank Launches Integrated Livelihood Enhancement Project To Develop Artisan Cluster In Kulgam 

SRINAGAR — Chairman and CEO, J&K Bank, Parvez Ahmed today undertook an extensive visit of Kulgam District alongwith Bank’s Executive Presidents, P K Tickoo and R K Chhibber, Presidents Mohammad Maqbool Lone and Ashraf Ali Malik, Vice Presidents Sushil Kumar and M A Wanchoo, and other senior officers of the bank to inaugurate various Business facilities […]

Admin Reviews Ramazan Arrangements, Directs Daily Market Checking

SRINAGAR — In view of holy month of Ramazan, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners to start intense market checking across the valley on daily basis and take strict legal action against profiteers and black marketers. The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir made these directions in a review meeting to ensure proper arrangements […]

Jailed Yasin Mailk’s Deteriorating Health Sparks Concern

SRINAGAR — A day after family of pro-independence leader Muhammad Yasin Malik expressed concern about his deteriorating health condition inside the jail, Hurriyat Conference (M) said that the media reports that have come to fore through the family members of Malik have raised alarm among the masses across Kashmir. Hurriyat in a statement said that […]

RTI Activist Says Father ‘Harassed’ At Official’s Behest

SRINAGAR — A Right To Information (RTI) activist from Magam area has alleged that his father was  harassed on Friday by “two local goons” in the main market at the behest of a Municipal Committee Magam official. J&K RTI Foundation in a statement said its branch office Magam had filed an RTI application related to public issues including dumping site […]

Lok Sabha Polls in J&K End Tomorrow 

SRINAGAR — The campaign process ended on Saturday for the last phase of the Lok Sabha polls in Anantnag and Ladakh constituencies scheduled for May 6. Poll officials said over 6.97 lakh voters would decide the fate of 22 candidates in Anantnag and Ladakh constituencies in the last phase of parliamentary elections in Jammu and Kashmir. […]