Kupwara: Student Pinned To Ground, Threatened With Axe

SRINAGAR — Police on Tuesday filed a case under “relevant sections of law” after a video surfaced on social media showing a young student being pinned to the ground by an axe-wielding  man in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.  “Today a video was found circulating on social media, in which a young boy […]

Irregularities In Pahalgam Golf Course Extension: HC Seeks Report

SRINAGAR – The J&K High Court on Tuesday directed the Government to submit progress of investigation in FIR with regard to alleged gross irregularities and illegalities in the process of acquisition of land for expansion of Golf Course at Pahalgam. The directions were passed by a division bench of the court while hearing a PIL. […]

JKPM Opposes Ban On Civilian Traffic In View Of Amarnath Yatra

Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir People’s Movement led by former IAS topper turned politician, Shah Faesal, has taken strong exception to a government order banning civilian movement on key Kashmir highways in view of the ongoing Amarnath yatra.  “While we welcome the yatris with our heart and soul, this order by the traffic department is simply a […]

Advisor Calls For Teaching ‘Artificial Intelligence’ In Edu Institutes

SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today, in two separate high level meetings, took a detailed review for operationalisation of 52 newly sanctioned degree colleges and introduction of teaching‘ Artificial Intelligence’ in the educational institutions of the state. The Advisor asked all the stakeholders to ensure functioning of these colleges from the next academic […]

NIA Summons Geelani’s Grandson 

SRINAGAR — The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned the grandson of Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani for questioning in the 2017 financing case, a senior official said. The NIA sent a notice to Anees-ul-Islam, son of Geelani’s daughter on Tuesday, asking him to appear at its Delhi office on July 9. Islam, […]

3 Killed As Van Rams Into Army Vehicle

SRINAGAR — Three persons were killed and four others injured, when a private van rammed into an Army vehicle on Jammu-Pathankot highway in J&K’s Samba district early Tuesday, officials said. The van carrying seven people was on its way to Ghagwal from Samba when it rammed into the rear of the Army vehicle near Sandh Bari […]

Zero Tolerance To Militancy: GoI

SRINAGAR —  The Union government on Tuesday reiterated “zero tolerance” towards militancy and  said that the Multi Agency Centre (MAC) has been strengthened and re-organized to enable it to function on 24×7 basis for real time collation and sharing of intelligence with the central and state agencies concerned. Responding to a question by BJP’s MP Ajay […]

Shujaat Murder Case: Police Seeks Interpol Red Corner Notice Against Accused 

NEW DELHI — The Jammu and Kashmir Police has approached the CBI for issuance of an Interpol Red Corner notice against Sajad Gul, “who escaped to Pakistan in 2017” and allegedly hatched a conspiracy to kill veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari last year, officials said Tuesday. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the nodal agency for the […]

WC 19: Sharma,Pandya Star As India Beat Bangladesh To Enter Semi-Finals

BIRMINGHAM — Rohit Sharma’s dream run with the bat and Jasprit Bumrah’s brilliance at the death helped India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs to clinch a semi-final berth in the ongoing ICC World Cup here Tuesday. It was Rohit’s (104 off 92 balls) record-equalling fourth century in a single edition and his 180-run opening stand with […]

Iran Marks 31st Anniversary Of US Downing Of Passenger Plane

TEHRAN — Iran is commemorating the 31st anniversary of the downing of its passenger plane by a US Navy guided-missile cruiser in the Persian Gulf waters. A memorial ceremony was held at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport on Tuesday, with Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, Minister of Road and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami and Touraj Dehghani-Zangeneh, the […]

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