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Militant killed in brief exchange of fire with forces in Pulwama

Srinagar : A militant was killed in a brief shoot in Chowduri Bagh area of Litter in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday. An official said that militants attacked census army patrolling party of 55RR at Chowduri bagh. He said that army retaliated and triggering a brief shoot in which one unidentified militant was killed. As […]

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Cabinet approves 10% quota for economically weaker upper castes

The Union Cabinet Monday approved a 10 per cent reservation for ‘economically backward’ upper castes in government jobs. Ahead of the General Elections this year, the government has announced reservation in jobs for those belonging to the upper castes and earning less than Rs 8 lakh per year, sources said. A bill to amend Article […]

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SC Rejects PIL Seeking To Change Aligarh Muslim University’s Name

New Delhi :  The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking to change the name of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). “You want us to do that,” asked Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi while dismissing the plea.

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J&K police arrest couple in Qazigund for peddling drugs

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police in Qazigund arrested a couple for peddling drugs during a naka checking at Mirbazar area and recovered contraband substance from their possession. A police spokesman in a statement said during naka checking at Akhran Bridge Mirbazar, Qazigund police arrested a couple identified as Sabzar Ahmad Rather @Raja son of Abdul […]

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On Mufti’s death anniversary amid thin attendance Mehbooba apologises for ‘toffee’ remark

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday apologised for her ‘toffee’ remark, saying she was concerned for ‘her children being pushed to rallies where they got injured’. Addressing handful of workers on the death anniversary of his father late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed at Bijbehara in south Kashmir, Mehbooba said that she was […]

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Thousands march towards Tral gunfight site, forces resort to aerial firing

Srinagar: Armed forces on Saturday resorted to aerial firing to chase away thousands of people who were trying to march towards the gunfight site in Aripal village of Tral in Kashmir’s Pulwama district after rumours of killing of a Hizb commander Hammad Khan spread in the area. Reports said that thousands of people from adjoining villages […]

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95 percent power supply restored in Kashmir: CE PDD Kashmir

Srinagar : Chief Engineer Power Development Department (PDD) Kashmir, Hashmat Qazi on Saturday said that 95 percent of power supply has been restored across the Valley. Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), Chief Engineer PDD Kashmir, Hashmat Qazi said, “95 percent of the power supply has been restored in the Valley after Kashmir received fresh […]

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Farooq, Omar Abdullah grieved over death of Tanghdar residents

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah on Saturday expressed deep anguish and shock over the death of five residents of Tanghdar including two children aged 8 and 5 who have died due to asphyxiation at their rented accommodation in Bemina, Srinagar. Dr Farooq expressing sorrow in […]

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Fulfill the commitment to hold referendum in JK: Mirwaiz urges International Community

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday urged the world community to hold the promised referendum in Jammu and Kashmir. “Today on 5 Jan 1949, it is 70 years since UN Security Council passed the resolution to give the people of J&K the universally accepted right to decide their future through UN sponsored plebiscite,” […]

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CRPF personnel injured in gunfight in south Kashmir’s Tral

Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force personnel was injured in a gunfight with the militants in Aripal village of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama Saturday. A police official who asked not to be named as he was not authorised to speak to the media said that a CRPF man was hit by a bullet during the […]

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