Flood Scare: DCs To Conduct ‘Beat Patrolling Of Jhelum Embankments’

SRINAGAR — In order to combat flood situation arising due to recent rainfall across the valley, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners of the valley to conduct beat patrolling of Jhelum embankments, other rivers and streams on regular basis which are flowing in their respective districts.  He directed the officials […]

Govt Orders Prosecution of Geelani In Decade Old Case

SRINAGAR — The state government has ordered sanction for launching of prosecution under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against octogenarian leader of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani along with ten others in a case registered in 2009.   According to a government order issued here by the state’s home department headed by governor’s advisor K Vijay […]

PM Modi Tells China’s Xi: ‘Pak Must Stop Terror Before Talks’

IBISHKEK— First time after Pulwama attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan were under the same roof. However both leaders ignored each other and decided not to initiate exchange of pleasantry, reports said. “Both the leaders were standing far from each other which culminated into no interaction. However, both the leaders […]

Teacher Posts: Panel To Examine ‘Overlapping’ Degrees Of Selected Candidates  

SRINAGAR — The government on Thursday constituted separate committees for Kashmir and Jammu divisions to examine the degrees with overlapping period of study of candidates provisionally selected for the post of Teacher recently in various District Cadres in the State.  The committee headed by Secretary to Government Higher Education Department has been asked to submit recommendations […]

Anantnag Attack- No Security Lapse: Advisor

SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor and head of the state’s Home department, Vijay Kumar on Thursday ruled out any security lapse in the killing of five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in a fidayeen attack in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday.  “The attack took place where civilians were moving. The attack was not at […]

Ex-Gratia To Kin Of Slain Policemen Hiked To Rs 20 Lakh  

SRINAGAR — The Central Police Welfare Committee (CPWC) Thursday enhanced the ex-gratia from Rs 15 lakh to Rs 20 lakh to the next of kin of Jammu and Kashmir policemen who die on duty.  The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the CPWC chaired by DGP Dilbagh Singh, a police spokesperson said.  The […]

Govt,Intel Agencies Must Take Suitable Action To Prevent Attacks In Future:Congress

NEW DELHI — The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent militant attacks in the future, a day after five CRPF personnel were killed in a militant strike in south Kashmir. Two motrocycle-borne militants fired at a CRPF patrol party on the Khanabal-Pahalgham road in Anantnag […]

4 Arrested For Smuggling Heroin In Jammu

JAMMU — Four members of an inter-state gang of narcotic smugglers were arrested and heroin was seized from them in Jammu city, officials said Thursday. A police team intercepted a vehicle at Kunjwani area in the city and seized 175 grams of heroin, they said. Nisar Ahmed of Shopian in Kashmir,Sandeep Kumar of Jalandhar in Punjab, […]

Govt Notifies Areas Of ACB Police Stations

SRINAGAR — The J&K government has notified the territorial jurisdiction of police stations of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). “In exercise of powers conferred by clause (0) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, Samvat, 1989 and in supersession of notification SRO 66 of 2019 dated 21 January, 2019, the Government hereby […]

KEG Pays Tributes to Shujaat Bukhari

SRINAGAR — Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has paid rich tributes to senior journalist Syed Shujaat Bukhari on his first death anniversary. A meeting of KEG was held today to commemorate the first death anniversary of Bukhari who, along with two security guards, was murdered last year on June 14 outside his Rising Kashmir office in […]

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