• 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
  • ‘Murder’ of Forest Guard: Court summons key witness to record statement

    The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora Vijay Singh Manhas Thursday summoned one of the eyewitnesses to record his statement in a case related to murder of a Forest Guard whose dead body was recovered from Nallah Madhumathi in Bandipora
  • PDP betrayed people of Kashmir: Congress

    PDP betrayed people of Kashmir: Congress

    Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee State General Secretary and MLA Bandipora, Usman Majid said that People must strive to prevent communal forces from cementing their bases in our state who are trying hard to divide us on religious lines
  • Old City students walk through their 'forgotten' heritage

    Old City students walk through their 'forgotten' heritage

    Some 100 students drawn from various government schools Thursday participated in a 'heritage walk' organized by M.P. Higher Secondary School, Bagh-e-Dilawar Khan and College of Education, M.A. Road, Srinagar.
  • Protest peacefully after Friday prayers, urges Geelani

    Protest peacefully after Friday prayers, urges Geelani

    Geelani led Hurriyat on Thursday appealed for peaceful protests after Friday prayers against the continued ‘detention’ of Handwara minor girl, not arresting of forces personnel involved in the ‘murder’ of five innocent youth in Handwara
  • Authorities recover 12 kanals state land from encroachers

    The residents of Peer Bagh Nadrgund here Thursday hailed the divisional administration for recovering the state land from encroachers.Locals told KNS that around 12 kanals of state land were encroached by the land mafia in the area.
  • Ancient Hindu temple reopens after 27 years in Srinagar

    Jogi langar (canteen where food is served for sadhus) in Rainawari area of Srinagar, the locality in the heart of old city that was once home to a high number of Kashmiri pandits, is again reverberating with the sound of temple bells after 27 long y
  • Passport Office to organize Passport Mela on May 7, 14

    Passport Mela will be organized by the Passport Office Srinagar on 7/05/2016 and 14/05/2016 at Passport Office Srinagar for the applicants of Kashmir Region. Appointments for 07/05/2016 and 14/05/2016 will be released from 29/04/2016 at 11 AM
  • Demarcate forest land, Lal Singh tells officials

    Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh Thursday ordered for the demarcation of forest land in Kashmir region, asking officials to devote to preserve the green gold.
  • UN Peacebuilding Commission Chair Macharia Kamau

    'Respect Political Situation in Kashmir’

    Kashmir issue must be resolved in the context of the "domestic and political" environment between India and Pakistan, the head of the UN peacebuilding commission has said as he underlined the need for respecting the primacy of the political situation
  • No breakthrough in FS talks: Pakistan

    No breakthrough in FS talks: Pakistan

    Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said that there was no breakthrough in talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar on his recent trip to New Delhi.
  •  J&K sought removal of the AFSPA twice

    J&K sought removal of the AFSPA twice

    The National Conference-led Jammu and Kashmir government had sought the removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act on two occasions, the NDA government informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Nagaland too had demanded its withdrawal, it said.
  • Slain Cricketer’s family gets admission call from Dehradun

    Slain Cricketer’s family gets admission call from Dehradun

    Family of Nayeem Qadir Bhat, the 19-year-old cricketer who was killed in forces firing in Handwara on April 12, received another shock when the Dehradun College administrators called them on Tuesday to inform that their son has got admission.