August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Protest march taken out in Chadoora

    Thousands of people on Friday took out a protest march in native village of slain operational commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Yaseen Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi, in Chadoora area of Budgam district.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Kashmiri businessman sent to 10-day NIA custody

    A court here on Friday sent to 10-day NIA custody Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali, arrested on charge of receiving funds from Pakistan to sponsor militant activities and stone-pelting in Kashmir.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    High Court asks govt to demarcate national parks, sanctuaries, reserves

    The High Court on Friday directed the government to carry out demarcation of national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, conservation reserves and wetland reserves in Jammu and Kashmir.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Troops on yatra duty deployed in southern parts of Kashmir

    The army has deployed additional troops in southern areas of Kashmir after spurt in militancy in the area this year, informed sources said.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Geelani symbol of freedom movement: Hurriyat (G) leaders

    Describing Syed Ali Shah Geelani as a symbol and icon of freedom movement, the Hurriyat Conference (G) senior leaders Ghulam Nabi Sumji, Zamrooda Habib and Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar today prayed for his speedy recovery.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Kakapora shuts on 5th consecutive day

    Amid shutdown on the fifth consecutive day against the killing of a civilian and militant commander on August 13 and 16, clashes erupted in Kakapora area of Pulwama district after Friday prayers.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    JK electrical employees to go for 72-hour strike from Sep 5

    The electrical employees have decided to go on 72-hour strike from September 5.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Aasiya Andrabi’s PSA extension political vendetta: MDM

    Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM) today termed as political ‘vendetta’ the extension of three months in the Public Safety Act (PSA) slapped on incarcerated chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) Aasiya Andrabi and her secretary Fehmeda Sofi.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Water woes at Sugan Shopian

    Inhabitants of Ustadpora village in Sugan area of district Shopian have complained of shortage of potable water.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    DeM condemns invocation of PSA against Aasiya, Fehmeeda

    Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) general secretary Nahida Nasreen today condemned the invocation of fresh Public Safety Act (PSA ) against incarcerated party chairperson Syeda Aasiya Andrabi and her personal secretary Sofi Fehmeeda lodged in Amphala Jail, Jammu.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    JKLF alleges ‘atrocities’ on political detainees

    Condemning the ‘atrocities’ on incarcerated peaceful political leaders and activists lodged in various jails, the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal today said, “Incarcerated senior resistance activist Shakil Ahmad Bhat lodged in Srinagar Central jail is being victimized for his stand and steadiness.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Dr Farooq cautions general public

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Forest Employees demand Adhar linkage

    A number of casual labourers working with divisional forest office Budgam are demanding Adhar linkage to their basic information in the department.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    UeI decries continuous arrest of Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir

    Ummat e Islami Jammu Kashmir protested against the continuous arrest of its chairman and Mirwaiz south Kashmir, Qazi Ahmed Yasir, after Friday prayers at the Jamia Masjid Islamabad, demanding the immediate release of Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir who has been under custody since July 8.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    SHRC asks R&B Deptt to pay compensation to Qazigund petitioners

    State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Friday asked the R&B Department to pay due compensation to petitioners from Nussu Badragund village of Qazigund whose land came under a development work in 2005-06.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    8 DySPs transfered

    Director General of Police S P Vaid Friday ordered the transfers and postings of eight deputy superintendents’ police in the interest of administration.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Damaged pipes cause water logging in Sopore areas

    Residents of Sopore town here in Baramulla district are facing immense hardship due to damage of the water supply pipes resulting in water logging in many residential areas and markets.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Abdul Haq flags off second batch of trainees under Himayat

    Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan today flagged off the second batch of trainees for skill training and assured employment under Himayat Scheme from Panchayat Bhawan, Jammu.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Baig reviews works under Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Kupwara

    Member Parliament and Chairman, District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA), Kupwara, Muzaffar Hussein Baig today reviewed developmental works taken under Action Plan 2016-2017 in the district.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Baig questions PDP for ‘going public’ on Article 35-A

    Questioning the state government’s move to go public on Article 35-A and turn it into a “political issue,” senior Peoples Democratic Party leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig on Friday said the party should have dealt with the issue and Article 370 as per the agenda of alliance (AoA) tha

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Zaffar, Mir concerned over detainees’ plight

    Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) chairman Zafar Akbar Bhat and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (H) chairman Javid Ahmad Mir today expressed deep concern over the plight of prisoners, demanding their immediate release.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Sinha-led delegation meets Governor, CM

    A delegation led by former union minister Yashwant Sinha met Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhavan here on Friday.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    CM hoodwinking people, says J&K Congress chief

    J&K Congress chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir on Friday accused RSS and BJP of being hell bent upon changing the demography of the state and claimed that Peoples Democratic Party has failed to defend the Article 35-A.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Omar seeks special legislature session before Aug 29

    National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Friday sought a special session of the state legislature before August 29 to “frame an appropriate response to counter the narrative” on Article 35-A.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    BJP distances itself from J&K ministers’ Delhi visit

    Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday distanced itself from the visit of a group of J&K ministers to New Delhi for mobilising support on protection of Article 35-A, saying its ally PDP is “free to do anything but we will go by the Supreme Court decision on the matter.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Pathribal case: Supreme Court notice to Centre, Army, CBI

    The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to government of India, army and central bureau of investigation on a petition filed by family members of victims of Pathribal fake encounter in Kashmir, seeking trial of the accused army men in an open court, following the army ruling declaring the case to be “of no evidence.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Entire J&K yearns for Kashmir resolution, says Mirwaiz

    The Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday told New Delhi that killing those who pick up arms won’t solve any problems, even as he asserted that entire Jammu and Kashmir “yearns for Kashmir resolution to put an end to uncertainty they are facing.

    August 18, 2017 10:56 PM

    Forces fire shots in air after suspicious movement near SOG camp in Wadoora

    Government forces launched a search operation in Wadoora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday night after noticing suspicious movement near a camp of Special Operations Group (SOG).

    August 18, 2017 9:21 AM

    KVIB sets up helpline for aspirants unable to download admit cards

    The Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) on Friday set up a helpline for the aspirants who were unable to download their admit cards for the test scheduled on August 20.

    August 18, 2017 8:44 PM

    Yashwant Sinha led delegation meets Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti

    The delegation of prominent citizens led by former Foreign Minister, Yashwant Sinha, who are on a visit to Kashmir Valley, called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.

    August 18, 2017 8:28 PM

    14 employees suspended for absence from duty in Pulwama

    Assistant Commissioner Revenue (ACR) Pulwama today conducted a surprise inspection of DIC and Electric Division offices in the district.

    August 18, 2017 7:41 PM

    Omar seeks special session of Jammu and Kashmir legislature on Article 35-A

    National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Friday sought a special session of Jammu and Kashmir Legislature before August 29 to frame up an appropriate response to counter the narrative with regard to tampering or repealing of Article 35-A of the Constitution.

    August 18, 2017 6:23 PM

    GoI should immediately clear stand on Article 35-A: Yashwant Sinha

    Former Union Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha, who is currently on a "peace mission" to Kashmir, said on Friday that the Government of India (GoI) should immediately clear its stand on Article 35-A of the Constitution, which confers special status to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

    August 18, 2017 6:04 PM

    Yashwant Sinha meets Governor, discusses issues facing Jammu and Kashmir

    Yashwant Sinha, former Union Minister, accompanied by Sushobha Barve, Executive Director, Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR); Air Vice Marshal (Retd.

    August 18, 2017 3:16 AM

    Video| You may kill one militant, ten more will stand up: Mirwaiz to New Delhi

    Hurriyat (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said that those sitting in New Delhi who think that Kashmir problem will be resolved by killing all the militants forget that militancy is a reaction of repression.

    August 18, 2017 4:23 AM

    Video| Clashes erupt in Downtown Srinagar after Friday prayers

    Several persons were reportedly injured during clashes between protesters and government forces in Nowhatta area of Downtown Srinagar on Friday.

    August 18, 2017 4:36 PM

    KVIB aspirants fret as admit cards fail to download

    Hundreds of aspirants scheduled to write the test for the post of junior supervisors in Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) on August 20 have been unable to download their admit cards from the official website.

    August 18, 2017 3:44 AM

    Court allows NIA to quiz Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali for 10 days

    A court here on Friday allowed the NIA to quiz Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali, arrested on charges of receiving funds from Pakistan, till August 28.

    August 18, 2017 3:30 PM

    Thousands march in Chadoora to mourn killing of Mehmood Ghaznavi

    Thousands of people on Friday took out a peaceful protest march in native village of slain operational commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Yaseen Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi in Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, reports said.

    August 18, 2017 11:05 AM

    Train service suspended in south Kashmir on second straight day

    Train service on Srinagar-Baramulla track continued to remain suspended on second consecutive day on Friday.