• Chief Secretary reviews implementation of SSA, Mid Day Meal Scheme

    Chief Secretary reviews implementation of SSA, Mid Day Meal Scheme

    The Executive Committee Ujala Society- Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA), headed by Chief Secretary, B R Sharma Thursday approved the proposed outlay of Rs 2967 crore for the year 2016-17 for implementation of flagship scheme in the State.
  • Girls attempts suicide in Bla

    An 18 years old girl (name withheld) a resident of Shalkote Panzulla consumed some poisonous substance at her home. She was shifted to District Hospital Baramulla for treatment. Baramulla Police has registered a case in this regard.
  • 2 injured in road mishaps

    An I-10 vehicle bearing registration number JK09A-2552 collided with Figo car bearing registration number JK01P-3499 on National Highway near Bumhama, Kupwara, resulting in injuries to a lady identified as Syeda Begum a resident of Dar Mohalla Kupwar
  • 4 thieves held in Bandipora

    Bandipora Police following a tip off intercepted a mini truck at main market Bandipora and on its checking recovered six stolen cows. Four people who were transporting these cows from Shopian to Bandipora have been arrested and further investigation
  • CAPD asks ‘corrupt’TSO to show cause why he not be declared deadwood

    Assistant Director Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD) department on Thursday issued a ‘show cause’ notice to a Tehsil Supply Officer (TSO) in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district over corruption charges.
  • Geelani’s letter to Nawaz against annexing GB

    Geelani lashes out at Indian Media

    “They have just raised slogans against the secret hanging of Mohammad Afzal Guru and in favour of the freedom for Kashmir during the peaceful protest demonstration and it hadn’t harmed anybody,” said Akbar.
  • Police slaps PSA on drug peddler in Kashmir

    SSP Baramulla said that PSA has also been slapped against him. “More than one dozen drug peddlers have been booked under PSA so far and are languishing in different jails of Jammu and Kashmir,” he told KNS.
  • Canines unleash terror in Lolab

    In one of its rare kind of happening, at least a dozen people were mauled by canines in a single day at several places in Lolab of north-Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The persons attacked included several women and children.
  • MHA Scrapping 50:50 IPS, KPS Proportion In JKP

    “The 50-50 basis of IPS induction quota is only meant for J&K, while in the rest of the Indian states, 70% induction comes through open merit, while 30% from state quota,” said a senior KPS officer, in knowhow of the development.
  • Maqbool Bhat’s hanging in 1984 Only late Abdul Gani Lone

    Every year Kashmir shuts to commomorate the death anniversary of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat but the day (Feb 11, 1984) when he was executed in Asia’s largest Indian Tihar jail, Kashmiri’s acted as mute spectators and those who protested faced the wrath of
  • Kashmir shuts to remember Maqbool Bhat-- Pic Abid Bhat

    Kashmir shuts to remember Maqbool

    Amid restrictions, Kashmir Valley Thursday observed a complete shutdown to commemorate 32nd hanging anniversary of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat who was hanged on 11 February 1984 and his body was buried inside Tihar Jail.
  • JNU students charged with sedition

    JNU students charged with sedition

    The students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who reportedly raised slogans for Kashmir freedom during an event to remember Afzal Guru have been booked for sedition, media reports said.
  • Rain, snow break two-month dry spell in Kashmir-- Pic Abid Bhat

    Rain, snow break two-month dry spell

    According to the official of Meteorological Department (MeT), higher reaches of Kashmir including in Peer Ki Gali on Mughal Road in Shopian, Sonamarg, Amarnath Cave Shrine, Razdan Pass, Sadhna Top and Gurez received.
  • Avalanche warning issued

    According to Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr Asgar Samoon, medium danger avalanche warning exists for snowbound areas in Qazigund, Shopian, Chowkibal-Tangdar, Taya, Ragini, Puttakhan, Zunegund, Malai, Pharkiyan, Keran Sector,
  • Ahead of BJP, PDP meet, Nirmal Singh rushes to Delhi

    Ahead of Madhav, Mehbooba meeting, BJP high command held a high level meet with its state unit, appraising it about the latest developments with regard to the month-long deadlock over the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir.