August 19, 2018 11:47 AM

    Animal markets bustling in Kashmir Valley ahead of Eid

    As Eid-ul-Zuha approaches, animal markets across the Kashmir Valley were bustling with shoppers on Sunday who were looking to buy sacrificial animals to mark the festival on Wednesday.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Nikas woman dies after remaining unconscious for 4 days

    After remaining in a “vegetative state” for 4 days, 55-year-old Jana Begum finally died at SMHS hospital here on Saturday.

    August 19, 2018 1:38 AM

    Chief Justice Mittal stresses upon legal awareness among litigants

    J&K High Court Chief Justice Gita Mittal on Saturday visited the district court complex Anantnag and interacted with the judges and lawyers here today.

    August 19, 2018 1:38 AM

    Diarrhoea outbreak in Ganderbal villages, 200 people taken ill

    At least 200 people have been taken ill due to sudden outbreak of gastroenteritis at Reshipora and Shahpora villages in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

    August 19, 2018 1:38 AM

    2nd roundtable on juvenile justice system on Aug 25

    On the initiative of Governor, N N Vohra, chief secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam today directed release of Rs 10 lakh each for J&K State Legal Services Authority (JKSLSA) and newly created J&K Juvenile Justice Fund (JKJJF) for promoting juvenile justice across the State.

    August 19, 2018 1:38 AM

    Article 35A: Kashmir Inc, civil society support 3-day JRL protest

    Representatives of 27 traders’ bodies and civil society groups on Saturday came out in support to the 3-day protest demonstrations, beginning Aug 19 called by the Joint Resistance Leadership against “attempts” to abrogate Article 35A.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Forces go berserk in Kulgam village, allege locals

    The forces last night went on rampage in Bhan village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district damaging property, beating up the inmates and arresting three youth, locals alleged on Saturday.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Militants attack NC leader’s house in Shopian

    Militants attacked a police picket guarding the former National Conference lawmaker in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday.

    August 19, 2018 1:38 AM

    SSM College Parihaspora accuses police of thrashing students

    The management of SSM College of Engineering and Technology Parihaspora in Baramulla district on Saturday alleged that police thrashed several of their students and resorted to heavy teargas shelling inside the college campus.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Drug de-addiction policy on cards in J&K

    Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam today called for urgently constituting a broad-based departmental panel along with representatives of some NGOs to formulate draft de-addiction policy outlining comprehensive mechanism/measures to deal with the menace of drug abuse in an efficacious manner.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Mirwaiz felicitates Imran Khan for taking oath as Pak PM

    Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Satruday while felicitating Imran Khan for taking oath as the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan extended best wishes and prayers from the people of J&K and hoped that the government of Pakistan would work hard to realize the dream of Qaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinah – both economically and politically stable Pakistan.

    August 19, 2018 1:38 AM

    Govt releases funds for 2-month salary of SSA teachers

    Government has released two-month salary of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    First batch of Hajis to arrive on Aug 28

    Divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a meeting to review the arrangements being made for pilgrims of the state who are scheduled to return from Saudi Arabia beginning August 28 after performing the annual pilgrimage, an official spokesman said.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Mehbooba discusses upcoming Panchayat, ULB polls with Governor

    Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra here today and discussed issues relating to elections to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and Panchayat's scheduled to be held in September-October.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Man arrested for illegal possession of rare medicinal herbs in Ganderbal: Police

    A man was arrested along with huge quantity of illegal rare medicinal herbs here, police said on Saturday.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Forces launch CASO in Tujjar

    Forces on Saturday launched Cordon and Search Operation at Sheikhpora area of Tujjar village in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, an official said.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Omar to donate month's salary

    National Conference vice-president and MLA Omar Abdullah today said he would donate a month's salary to the relief efforts in flood-ravaged Kerala, and appealed to Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra to send some assistance to the southern state.

    August 19, 2018 7:30 PM

    Two overground workers of militants arrested in Ganderbal: Police

    Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested two overground workers of the militants in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

    August 19, 2018 7:25 PM

    Magsaysay awardee from Ladakh calls on Vohra

    Ramon Magsaysay awardee Sonam Wangchuk, an engineer feted for his outstanding contribution to education and innovation in remote areas of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, called on Governor N.

    August 19, 2018 12:05 PM

    Nearly a dozen youth detained during night raids in Sopore village

    Around a dozen youth were detained by the government forces during nocturnal raids in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

    August 19, 2018 11:49 AM

    Infiltration bid foiled in Baramulla, militant killed: Army

    Army on Sunday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing a militant at Kasturi Naar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

    August 19, 2018 9:04 AM

    148 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    A small batch of 148 pilgrims on Sunday left Jammu for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said.

    August 19, 2018 1:38 AM

    Police traces 6 missing students of SKUAST

    Police traced six students of SK University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology Kashmir (SKUAST) who were reported missing since 14 August.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Launch drive against profiteers, hoarders: Div Com to DCs

    Divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all deputy commissioners to start a crackdown against black marketers, profiteers and hoarders across the valley including Leh and Kargil and arrest all traders immediately who are found indulging in such illegal practice, an official spokesman said.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Ensure proper Eid arrangements: Advisor Ganai

    Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today asked divisional commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu to ensure that proper arrangements are in place for the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, being celebrated on August 22, 2018.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Advisor Kumar visits drug de-addiction centre

    Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today visited drug de-addiction center at PCR here and took stock of the various facilities being provided to the patients, an official spokesman said.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    10, 104 grievances disposed of in Governor’s Rule

    Since the imposition of Governor’s Rule, during 20th June – 18th August, 2018, the Grievance Cell received 10,627 complaints/grievances of which 10,104 (including those received earlier) have been dealt with/ forwarded to the concerned quarters for timely redressal while as 523 complaints/grievances are under process, an official spokesman said on Saturday.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Pak army fires mortar shells in Uri: Police

    Pakistani army on Saturday fired several mortar shells which landed at Thajal Churanda village of Uri, damaging part of a residential house, police said.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    2 civilians injured in cross

    Two civilians were injured after the armies of India and Pakistan traded fire along the Line of Control last night at Karnah in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Geelani feeling better: Hurriyat (G)

    Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani was today taken to SKIMS, Soura, for a medical checkup.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Clashes in Tral

    Massive clashes erupted between youths and forces in southern Tral township of Pulwama district on Saturday.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Policeman hit by stone in Pulwama

    A policeman was injured during clashes in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday morning.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Administrative secretaries asked to submit study leave cases to GAD

    The J&K government has directed all the administrative secretaries to submit the study leave cases of its employees to the general administration department (GAD) for concurrence.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Govt orders reshuffle of 20 officers

    The government on Saturday ordered transfers and postings of 20 officers in civil administration.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    3 militants killed along LoC: Police

    Three militants who were trying to enter this side were killed by army on Saturday along the Line of Control in Tangdhar area of Kupwara, director general of police S P Vaid said in a tweet.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Malik reminds DGP of ‘militants families won’t be involved’

    Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairmanYasin Malik on Saturday asked police chief SP Vaid what happened to his announcement that “militants’ families won’t be involved in the fight between state and militants”.

    August 19, 2018 1:39 AM

    Governor reviews tunnel and road projects

    Governor NN Vohra chaired a meeting on Saturday to review the pace at which the vital Z Morh and the Zojila Tunnels and certain other major road projects are being executed by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited.

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