Basant Rath Distributes Free Books To Students From Remote Areas

SRINAGAR — A senior IPS officer has started distributing free books to students, hailing from remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir, in order to help them crack competitive examinations. Basant Rath, an IGP rank officer, uses social media to reach out to aspirants who want to crack competitive examinations like NEET and JEE. “Anyone needs […]

Police Officer Killed After His Car Falls Into Gorge In Doda

DODA  — An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir police was killed Tuesday when his car skidded off the road and fell into a 350-foot gorge in Doda district, police said. The accident took place when ASI Niaz Ahmad (55), a resident of Beoli village, was on his way to Doda town, they said. He […]

400 Militants Infiltrated In Last 3 Years: GoI

NEW DELHI — Nearly 400 militants  infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by state forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Reddy said 27 security personnel were killed during the engagements with the infiltrators. […]

AIIMS At Awantipora To Be Completed By Jan 2025: GoI 

SRINAGAR — The two AIIMS, being set up at Awantipora in south Kashmir and Vijaypur in the Jammu province under the Prime Minister’s developmental package for the state, are expected to be completed by January 2023 and 2025 respectively. Respondning to a question in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State in the ministry of Health and […]

‘Pulwama Youth Shuns Militancy’

SRINAGAR — Police on Tuesday said that one person who had joined the ranks of militants has returned to the mainstream, with the help of community members, family and police in Pulwama district. Police have not disclosed the identity of the youth saying “the identity stands protected”. In order to encourage more such youths to join […]

Delhi Police Arrests Jaish Affiliate From Srinagar

SRINAGAR — Delhi Police arrested Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) affiliate from Srinagar, officials said on Monday. A police official said that the JeM affiliate Bashir Ahmad, a resident of Sopore, was arrested by police from Budshah Chowk area of Srinagar at 6 p.m. on Monday (July 15, 2019).    According to the police officer Bashir was arrested in […]

413 Security Personnel Killed in J&K Since 2014

SRINAGAR — The government of India on Tuesday said that 413 security forces personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir since 2014 till June this year. Responding to a question by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, minister of state G Kissan Reddy said that there is policy of zero tolerance against militancy and the government forces are […]

Taking Number Of Steps for KPs Rehab: GOI

SRINAGAR — The government of India it is taking a number of steps for relief and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits and 6,000 additional Transit Accommodations are being constructed for them in the Kashmir Valley, Ministry of Home Affairs said on Tuesday. The statement comes days after governor Satya Pal Malik said ‘Separate Township’ for Kashmir Pandits […]

Former Top Cop Joins As Governor’s  Advisor

SRINAGAR — BJP leader Farooq Khan, who started his career in Jammu and Kashmir as a sub-inspector in 1984 and went on to become inspector general of police, took over as advisor to Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday. Khan, the governor’s fifth advisor, is expected to focus on security and strategic affairs in keeping with […]

Cong For Discussion On UN Report  

NEW DELHI — Congress MP Manish Tewari on Tuesday gave a Zero Hour notice in the Lok Sabha for discussion on the UN report over the violation of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir. Expressing concerns over the report, Tewari submitted the notice in the Lower House of the Parliament. The Zero Hour denotes the time […]

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