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Online networks may be snapped for long period.

    Srinagar: Government is likely to ban social media for at least for six months to minimize violence in valley. “There have been suggestions made that the use of online networks like Facebook, WhatsApp and Youtube should be banned, rather than snapping Internet intermittently in the Valley,” a ruling party leader privy to the […]

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Injured Kulgam Youth Succumbs at SKIMS.

Srinagar: A 22-year-old man, who was injured during clashes between protesters and security forces on polling day in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency, succumbed to injuries. With his death, the toll in the bypoll violence has climbed to nine. Muzaffar Ahmad Mir, a resident of Kulgam district in south Kashmir, succumbed to injuries at SKIMS Hospital […]

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Govt reviews Higher Education in J&K

      JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir government has taken up development of infrastructure for new and existing higher education institutions at a massive scale so that students   get the desired benefits at the earliest. The development of campuses for new degree colleges, national level institutions and upgrading of infrastructure of existing ones has […]

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New policy for the maintenance of Estates Houses

  JAMMU:  In a significant decision aimed at streamlining the fiscal management in the Estates Department, the State Government today notified a new policy for maintenance, repairs, renovation, furnishing of estates houses allotted to ministers and senior officers in Jammu and Srinagar. As per an order issued in this regard, the Government has fixed the […]

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Soldier Killed In Accidental Fire In Poonch

Jammu: An Indian Army soldier was killed in accidental firing in the border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Tuesday. Earlier, it was reported that the soldier died in Pakistan sniper firing late Monday evening on the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector of Poonch. But defence spokesman Lt. […]

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Security forces to use plastic bullets to control crowd.

The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the security forces to use plastic bullets against the stone-pelters in the Valley and pellet guns to be used only as a last resort, the ANI news agency reported. The Supreme Court had last month asked the Centre to consider effective means other than the use of pellet guns to quell stone […]

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SHRC seek details about Pulwama college incident

  Srinagar: State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has taken action on the newspaper reports that many students were thrashed by police and security forces in Pulwama Degree College and has also asked for a detailed report about the human shield story against army. SHRC has said that they cannot be silent over the issues of […]

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Valley Collages erupt in solidarity with Pulwama students.

  Srinagar: Javaid Ahmed.         scores of police personals and student protesters got injured during clashes at city hub.According to reports Students of SP Collage blocked Maulana Azad road and protested against excessive force used against students of Pulwama Degree collage which left more than 50 students injured day before yesterday. Police […]

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Batamaloo killing: Police files murder case against BSF

Srinagar: Police on Sunday registered a murder case against Border Security Force (BSF) personnel for killing a youth at Batamaloo area of Srinagar City. A police officer told news agency GNS that a case under FIR no 53/2017 under section 302 RPC has been registered against the BSF men involved in the killing of Sajad […]

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Human Skeleton Found in South Kashmir.

Srinagar: A human skeleton was found inside the forest area of Gujjar basti,Wahab Sahib Sharshali area of Pampore in South Kashmir. According To SHO Pampore Manzoor Ahmed Beigh, Deceased has been identified as Anwar Malik Son-in-law of Kalas-ud-din of Mandaqpal Ladhoo,Pampore. He was missing since February 2017, SHO added. Further investigatios are under way.

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