• A policeman maintains a strict vigil on a day Kashmir shut against government’s plan of setting up of separate colonies for retired military personnel, Kashmiri Pandits. Abid Bhat/KO

    Kashmir Shuts Against Sainik,Pandit Colonies

    Normal life across Kashmir was thrown out of gear on Thursday due to strike called by separatists to protest against government proposal of establishing townships for Kashmiri migrant Pandits, Sainik Colony.
  • Regional Disparity:Jammu retains lion’s share in funding

    Notwithstanding the government claims of equitable development in all the three regions of the state, the apparent discrimination with Srinagar has only worsened. Leave apart the traditional lion’s share being given to Jammu, this time the
  • PHE staff threaten stir

    Accusing government of resorting to regional disparity, the permanent civil and mechanical employees of Kashmir Division from Public Health Engineering (PHE) Thursday declared that they will start an agitation
  • Contradictory statements on killing of Army’s porter

    Breaking its silence over the killing of porter in North Kashmir’s Handwara town, Army Thursday claimed that its porter Liyakat Ali Joo was killed when militants suddenly fired upon a search party in Watsar Forest.
  • 2 militants killed, claims army

    Army on Thursday claimed that it foiled an infiltration bid and in the process killed two militants while launching a combing operation across the border in Naugam sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
  • Brother dies while trying to save drowning sister

    In a tragic incident in North Kashmir’s Sopore town of Baramulla district, a 12-year-old young boy lost his life while trying to save her drowning sister. The death of sibling left whole town in shock.
  • 'Ensure safety of Kashmiris outside'

    Jammu and Kashmir government today impressed upon other states to ensure safety and security of Kashmiri youth and businessmen and suggested nomination of nodal officers for the purpose as done by NCT of Delhi.
  • 'PDP-BJP was an Impossible Alliance,but Mufti Proved Times have Changed'

    'PDP-BJP was an Impossible Alliance,but Mufti Proved Times have Changed'

    Mufti Sayeed strengthened democratic institutions in state said Dr Nirmal Singh.‘He made us understand role of opposition in democracy’.Paying rich tributes to former Chief Minister, Late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed,
  • 'Hold Plebiscite If 80% Have Shown Faith in India’s Democracy'

    AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rasheed today reiterated his demand to hold plebiscite to resolve Kashmir dispute. While speaking on the obituary motion to pay homage to former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and others, Er Rasheed
  • Mufti wanted to write a book, but never got time: Nayeem

    Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar today termed the former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed as a great visionary who worked on a single mandate to connect hearts, regions and people.
  • Governor’s address clueless on vital issues: Tarigami

    Describing the Governor’s address as clueless about vital issues, senior CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam, Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami today said that there is no mention of restoration of Article 370 to its original position, no mention of revocation.
  • Assembly Pays Homage to Late Mufti, other departed Lawmakers

    Assembly Pays Homage to Late Mufti, other departed Lawmakers

    The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative assembly on Thursday paid rich tributes former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and five others who passed away during the intervening period of the autumn session-2015
  • Kashmir docs find no stigma attached to mental illness in UK

    A group of trainee doctors from Kashmir Valley visiting UK have spent time with mental health care staff in Lincolnshire and said they were impressed with the services compared to how they were back home.
  • Guv urges CM take steps to reduce earth quake vulnerability

    Governor N.N Vohra, has urged Chief Minister Ms. Mehbooba Mufti to take personal cognizance and issue firm directives to each and every stakeholder to forthwith start preparing for dealing with an earthquake of 8.0 magnitude and above.
  • Pledged to safeguarding J&K’s special Status: Vohra

    Pledged to safeguarding J&K’s special status: Vohra

    Governor, N. N. Vohra while addressing the joint session of legislature at SKICC on Wednesday said that the State Government is committed to safeguarding the special status to Jammu and Kashmir