• CM takes briefing of PHE, I&FC Department

    CM takes briefing of PHE, I&FC Department

    Emphasizing upon sustained efforts to harness State’s abundant water potential, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Friday committed to go whole hog in providing safe potable drinking water to every household as well .
  • Lal Singh directs to start fencing of forest land at Sunjwan

    Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh today directed the concerned authorities to immediately take up fencing work of the open forest land at Sunjwan. He also asked them to take up plantation of fruit plants.
  • CS reviews implementation of e-District, SSDG project in J&K

    Chief Secretary, B R Sharma Friday reviewed the implementation status of the e-District and State e-Governance Service Delivery Gateway (SSDG) project in a meeting, he chaired here.
  • 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.