• Medical common entrance test to include special category states: Govt

    National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), a single common entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses which is slated to be held in two phases, will cover states like Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana
  • CM inaugurates 56 bridges under Project Rahat in Udhampur,launches 56 more

    Describing bridges as key component of rural infrastructure, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Friday promised to break new ground in annihilating distances and adding value to life of people living in remote and inaccessible areas of the state.
  • Militant killed in Kupwara

    Hundreds of mourners Friday participated in the last rites of an unidentified militant whose dead body was found near a graveyard in Kanthapora village of frontier district Kupwara
  • 2 die in Doda traffic mishap

    Two persons died while three others sustained critical injuries when a vehicle skidded off the road and fell into deep gorge near Chilli-Pingal in Bhalessa area of district Doda today morning, reports said.
  • 4 policemen accused of killing civilian sent to jail

    4 policemen accused of killing civilian sent to jail

    Four policemen accused of killing a Bandipore youth in police custody10 years ago were charge-sheeted Friday by the Crime Branch after they were found guilty in the crime. All the four have been sent to the central jail.
  • ‘Killer Aziz’ offered me Rs 22 lakh to hush up case

    ‘Killer Aziz’ offered me Rs 22 lakh to hush up case

    Appreciating the role of Crime Branch and local court for initiating action against the ‘killer’ cops, the father of slain Banidpora youth Saturday claimed that it was Aziz Thakur alias Aziz Killer who picked up his son
  • Pathribal ‘fake’ encounter:HC dismisses petition to reopen case

    Pathribal ‘fake’ encounter:HC dismisses petition to reopen case

    The Jammu & Kashmir High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition seeking reopening of Pathribal encounter case and transferring it to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Unhappy with the Army exonerating all the five officers f
  • Terrorism is the biggest challenge for us: Mehbooba

    Terrorism is the biggest challenge for us: Mehbooba

    Both India and Pakistan need to address the problem of terrorism like other countries which are coming closer to combat terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said today.
  •  Qalai crumbling—courtesy renovation by Tourism and ASI Department

    Qalai crumbling—courtesy renovation by Tourism and ASI Department

    The historical wall locally known as ‘Qalai’ which once stood majestically as tall as 15-feet surrounding the famous Koh-i-Maraan (Hari Parbat) fort is slowly degenerating as the Tourist Department and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) .
  • Kashmir fast losing rice bowls threatens our food security

    Kashmir losing rice fields,thanks to failed govt policies

    While there was a massive uproar over National Food Security Act (NFSA) much recently, the Kashmir valley has lost a whopping 3.5 lakh hectares of land that could have well been used for rice cultivation, according to official data.
  • Geelani rubbishes Kamau’s Kashmir statement

    Geelani rubbishes Kamau’s Kashmir statement

    Terming the statement on Kashmir by the Head of the UN Peace Building Commission Macharia Kamau as ambiguous and unclear, Chairperson Hurriyat Conference (g) Syed Ali Geelani Friday said that respecting the wishes and sacrifices of the Kashmir.
  • KCSDS members addressing press conference FILE PHOTO

    Shelter for ‘homeless’, attempt to 'drill hole in state subject law'

    KCSDS Friday reacted sharply against the govt’s proposed plan of providing shelter for’ urban homeless’ in Jammu and Kupwara under NULM for the year 2015-2016.
  • Capacity building key to efficient administration: Dr Drabu

    Capacity building key to efficient administration: Dr Drabu

    Underlining the importance of regular training for skill and proficiency development, Minister for Finance, Labour, and Culture & Employment Dr Haseeb Drabu Thursday said capacity building needs to be oriented systematically.
  • Lolab disrupts forces operation against militants, pelt stones

    Taking cue from south Kashmir, hundreds of people today evening – apparently for the first time – from their houses in Lolab area of border district of Kupwara and resorted to stone-pelting after an encounter raged between militants and government
  • 75 year old Mukhti Begam: A Mother’s Tale of Woe

    It is the dream of every parent to see their children grow up into healthy and capable individuals. Parents often sacrifice their entire lives raising their children in the hope that their children will provide them a shoulder of support in their old