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EC’s silence on EVMs being switched worrying: Mehbooba

Agencies Srinagar : PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the silence of the Election Commission (EC) was worrying even after “evidence” had come to the fore that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls were being switched. “Worrying that despite solid evidence about EVMs being switched, @ECISVEEP hasnt clarified […]

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Encounter started between government forces and militants in Yarwan Shopian

Srinagar : Encounter started between militants and joint team of forces at forest area of Yarwan in Shopian South Kashmir, 02-03 militants believed to be trapped, gunfight going on. Reports said that a joint team of Army’s 20 Para, SOG and CRPF launched cordon and search operation on Yarwan forests. A senior police officer also […]

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IAF officer removed over Budgam helicopter crash: Report

Srinagar:  Indian Air Force (IAF) has removed the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Srinagar Air Base, the senior-most officer of the base, in wake of the investigations going on into the crash of Mi-17 helicopter in Budgam district in central Kashmir on February 27 this year. “IAF is considering whether or not it should slap criminal […]

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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent Eidgah Chalo march

Srinagar:  Authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent a separatist-called commemoration march. The Hurriyat Conference has called for the march to the Martyrs Graveyard in the Old City’s Eidgah area to pay homage to two senior separatist leaders, Mirwaiz Moulana Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone, who were killed by unidentified […]

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LATEST NEWSNAAC grants A+ accreditation to Kashmir University

Srinagar : After bagging 53rd rank in NIRF 2019 and 51st in QS India University Rankings 2019, the University of Kashmir added yet another feather to its cap by scoring A+ grade in the recent reaccreditation cycle by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). According to the result issued by NAAC the University of Kashmir is scoring an impressive 3.31 Institutional […]

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Geelani pays tribute to Gani Lone, Mirwaiz Farooq

Srinagar : All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Monday paid the rich tributes to the Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone and Mirwaiz Moulana Mohammad Farooq on their respective anniversaries. Geelani said that both the leaders played a glaring role for the ongoing movement for the right to self-determination. Recalling his personal relationship […]

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Mehbooba condemns killing of party worker

Srinagar:  People’s Democratic Party (PDP) President and former chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has condemned the killing of party worker Muhammad Jamal of  Kulgam and termed it as a “cold blooded murder”. Expressing grief over the incident, Mehbooba termed the killing as “inhuman and an act of terror.” “Killing an unarmed civilian only for his political […]

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Man killed over land dispute in Reasi district; 5 arrested

Agencie Jammu : A 64-year-old man was killed by five people over a land dispute in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said on Monday. The five have been arrested. Ghulam Rasool, a resident of Khayala village, was working in his field on Sunday when the main accused Mir Hussain, along with four of his […]

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Two dead as tipper falls into gorge in Doda

 Agencies Jammu : Two persons including a driver was killed when a tipper they were travelling met with an accident and plunged into a gorge in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. “A tipper on way towards Marmat when the vehicle skidded off the road and plunged into a gorge in Doda district of Jammu […]

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Curfew relaxed in entire Bhaderwah town

Agencies Bhadarwah :     Curfew was relaxed in the entire Bhaderwah town for the first time on Monday since its imposition last week following the killing of a person in a firing incident and subsequent violence, officials said. Bhaderwah Tehsildar Zeeshan Tahir said curfew was relaxed at 10.30 am initially for one-and-a-half hour and subsequently […]

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