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Batch of 3627 yatris leave for Amarnath cave from Jammu

Jammu:    A fresh batch of 3627 yatris on Friday left for the Amarnath cave  in South of Himalayas from Yatri Niwas, Bhagwati Nagar base camp here. The fleet of 157 vehicles ferrying pilgrims was escorted by CRPF personnel in jeeps and on motorbikes. However, for Pahalgam route, 1799 male, 300 females, three children, 112 […]

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Was not allowed to take father’s body to Kashmir due to movement of yatris: JK govt official

Agencies Jammu : A state government official Thursday alleged that police did not allow him to carry his father’s body to home in Srinagar from Jammu as a convoy of Amarnath yatra pilgrims was moving towards the Valley. Police, however, denied the allegations, saying it is a “misrepresentation of facts” by the official. Imtiyaz Wani, […]

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PSO of PDP leader shot dead in south Kashmir, rifle snatched

Srinagar : Unknown gunmen on Friday shot dead Personal security officer (PSO) of PDP leader Sajad Mufti in Baba Mohalla, Bejbhera in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Reports said that unknown gunmen fired upon cop namely Farooq Ahmad Mir resident of Khiram in Anantnag in the chest after he came out of the mosque after performing […]

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Police drive against peddlers

Drug addiction is growing in Kashmir Valley and also in the Jammu region in the past few years. The basic reason for the growth is the growing frustration among the unemployed youth and also among those teenagers who have no space available for any joy or entertainment. The growing menace has its roots in the […]

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Advisor Kumar inaugurates office of State Spatial Data Infrastructure

Srinagar : Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today inaugurated newly constructed office complex of J&K State Spatial Data Infrastructure (SSDI) in Bemina here. He also launched the beta version of the Geo-portal ‘ssdi.jk.gov.in’. The State Spatial Data Infrastructure (J&K State Geo-portal) has been established to create infrastructure for availability of and access to organized […]

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J&K deputes 20 ACB officials for training at CBI Academy

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday deputed 20 officers of the Anti-Corruption Bureau for training at the CBI Academy, Ghaziabad. The ten-day training programme will be held from 22nd July to 2nd August.

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PUF will review the New Pension Scheme, scrap SRO 202

Srinagar : In an announcement with far reaching consequences, Peoples United Front Spokesman today said that if elected, the PUF Government will scrap the New Pension Scheme and strengthen the social security net for state government employees and members of three All India Services, IAS, IPS and IPS, posted to J&K. As per the NPS, […]

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Army man dies after being hit by falling tree in Kupwara

Srinagar :   A 35-year-old army man died after a tree fell on him due to a landslide while he was patrolling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said Thursday. The incident took place when the deceased, Naik Ramandeep Singh, was leading an operational team for patrolling […]

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Govt orders transfers, postings in administration

Srinagar : The Jammu and Kashmir government ordered transfers and postings in the administration. According to a Government Order No.824-GAD of 2019, issued by the General Administration Department (GAD, Gazanffer Ali, KAS, Special Secretary to the Government, Technical Education Department, is transferred and posted as Special Secretary to the Government, School Education Department. Mohammad Akbar […]

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Kathua rape case: HC issues notices to J&K govt, convicts

Agencies The Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday issued notices to the Jammu and Kashmir government and six men convicted in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua on a plea by her father seeking enhanced punishment for them. The court also issued a notice to the accused who […]

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