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Article-35A: JRL calls for shutdown on August 26-27

Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Friday called for a two-day shutdown on August 26 and 27 against the assault on special status of Jammu and Kashmir. “A complete shutdown should be observed across the state on August 26-27 against the assault on Article-35A,” said Mirwaiz Further details of the JRL programmme, Mirwaiz said […]

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New app to take care of travel plans, medical care of Hajj pilgrims

Mecca: Two million Muslims gather in Saudi Arabia this week for the hajj as the annual pilgrimage becomes increasingly hi-tech with apps to help the faithful navigate Islam’s holiest sites. This year the hajj comes with the ultra-conservative kingdom witnessing an unprecedented pace of change, finally ending a ban on women driving while remaining firm […]

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Army man killed in  Handwara

Srinagar An army man was killed in an encounter at Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday morning. An official said that army’s 32 RR launched a cordon-and-search-operation at Kachlu village during wee hours today. As such the cordon was laid and the troops intensified the searches, the militants opened fire triggering […]

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Hajin gunfight ends, militants escape

Srinagar:Government forces on Friday called off the cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) after the trapped militants, escaped in Hajin Town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Reports said that the cordon and search operation, which started the early morning after the exchange of fire between militants and forces was called off as militants managed to escape. Earlier CASO was […]

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UN identified Gun man shot dead woman in south Kashmir

Srinagar:Suspected militants on Friday shot dead a woman in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Official sources said that a woman identified as Shameema, a woman of Ali Mohammad Bhat, a resident of Koil Pulwama was shot dead by suspected militants at her father’s (Abdul Gaffar Bhat) residence at Drubgam, in Pulwama. “A case under relevant sections […]

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Four injured in south Kashmir blast, One critical

Srinagar:Four civilians were injured on Friday afternoon after unknown men lobbed a grenade on the office of the SP Awantipora in South Kashmir. An official said that unknown men lobbed a grenade on SP Awantipora’s office which exploded outside the main gate, resulting in injuries to four civilians. Abdul Ahad, one of an injured civilian […]

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India cricket legend Ajit Wadekar passes away

Mumbai:-Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 77. Wadekar, who played 37 Tests, led India to historic triumphs in the West Indies and England in the 1970s. Under him, India won five matches in the West Indies in the early 1970s before beating England […]

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J&K Bank, SPMU-PFMS organise workshop in SKUAST

  Srinagar, Aug 16: In collaboration with State Project Management Unit (SPMU), J&K Bank today organized a one-day workshop-cum-training programme for Krishi Vigyan Kendrayalyas (KVK) on Public Fund Management System (PFMS) at Sheri Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences Kashmir (SKUAST-K). Facilitating the SPMU officials, the training session was coordinated and technically supported by the Business Acquisition Department of […]

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Looked Beyond Politics To End Kashmir’s Problems

SRINAGAR: With his mantra of ‘Insaniyat, ‘Jamhooriyat‘ and ‘Kashmiriyat‘, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee endeared himself to the people of Kashmir who finally saw a leader willing to look beyond political calculations in his attempt to solve the vexed problem of the strife-torn valley. People of the valley vividly remember Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the […]

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Dr Farooq Abdullah meets Governor

Srinagar, : Dr. Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.           Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah  about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision to conduct these long pending polls and said that his Party looked forward […]

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