March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Withdraw AFSPA, restore autonomy: Sitaram Yechaury suggests to GoI

    General secretary CPI (M) Sitaram Yechaury Monday said that treating Kashmir merely as a law and order problem was not a solution.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    SHRC seeks report from govt after PaK migrants asked to vacate ‘State’ land

    Days after the migrants from Pakistan-administered Kashmir were asked to vacate ‘State land’ in southern Pulwama district, the State Human Rights Commission, acting on a petition, on Monday sought a report from the government.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    PIL prays for Islamic Banking in J&K

    The High Court on Monday asked Union Finance Ministry, Reserve Bank of India, Jammu and Kashmir Government and Jammu and Kashmir Bank to respond to a Public Interest Litigation petition seeking introduction of Islamic Banking in the state.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Current RTI Act has flaws: Former CIC

    On the ninth year of its enactment, the speakers at an event here today stressed the need for creating awareness about Right to Information Act.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Police register FIR against soldier, 'rumour monger'

    Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday lodged a case against a soldier of 4-JAKLI for thrashing a boy during a cricket match at Uri in Baramulla district.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Srinagar-Sonamarg road re-opening today

    The road leading to famous health resort Sonamarg will be reopened for traffic from Tuesday, March 20, after remaining closed since December last year.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    CHATTISINGHPORA MASSACRE: APSCC demands justice for families of victims

    All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) on Monday expressed dismay over the delay in justice to the families of 35 Sikhs who were killed at Chattisinghpora in Anantnag district on March 20, 2000.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    TeM concerned over civilians killings along LoC

    Tehreek-e-Muzahamat (TeM) on Monday expressed serious concern over the civilian killings along the Line of Control (LoC), terming it highly unfortunate and regrettable.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Meaningful dialogue only can stop bloodshed: Zafar

    Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Zaffar Akbar Bhat on Monday reiterated that meaningful dialogue between all stakeholders could stop bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Hurriyat (M) concerned over escalation of tension on borders

    Hurriyat Conference (M) on Monday expressed serious concern over the escalation of tension between India and Pakistan on the borders, asking both the countries to shun the confrontational approach and start a sustained dialogue to resolve the root cause of the tension-- the Kashmir dispute.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Address root cause of conflict: Jama'at to United Nations

    Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) Jammu and Kashmir has expressed sympathies with the family whose five members were killed in firing between India and Pakistan armies along the Line of Control (LoC) at Mendhar Poonch in Jammu.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    DFP remembers victims

    Remembering the victims of Chattisinghpora massacre on their 18th death anniversary, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Monday demanded an impartial probe into the massacre and punishment to the killers.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    JKBOSE cancels 10th bi-annual science paper at 2 centres

    Following complaints of mass copying by students, JK Board of School Education (BOSE) on Monday cancelled the science paper of class10th students at two examination centres.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    JKYA opens office in Ganderbal

    Jammu and Kashmir Youth Alliance opened its district office here on Monday to provide a platform to the youth to share their ideas, said a JKYA spokesman in a statement today

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Govt attaches HoD to end GDC crisis

    After 10 days of strike by students of government dental college Srinagar against the alleged harassment, government on Monday evening attached Dr Mushtaq Ahmed, head of department orthodontics at the college, to directorate of health services Kashmir.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Mian Altaf calls for ‘effective measures’ to de-escalate tension along LoC

    Senior National Conference leader and Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) Kangan Mian Altaf Ahmed has accused the present central as well as the state government for the deteriorating situation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

    March 20, 2018 11:11 AM

    Sonamarag road re-opens for light vehicles after nearly four months

    The 10 kilometre Gagangeer -Sonamarag road re-opened for light vehicles on Tuesday after remaining closed for nearly four months due to snowfall.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Finally, Govt forms probe panel on KVIB appointments

    After facing criticism over delay in ordering a probe, the J&K government on Monday constituted a high-level committee to investigate into the allegations of unfair appointments made in the Khadi Village & Industries Board (KVIB).

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Transport department's functioning reviewed

    The additional transport commissioner, J&K on Monday reviewed functioning of Motor Vehicle Department in Kashmir.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Agriculture students hail govt decision

    The All India Agricultural Students Association and Students Council SKUAST-Kashmir has welcomed the government decision to create Horticulture University in Kashmir

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Anganwadi workers protest in Bandipora

    Demanding regularization of their services, hundreds of anganwadi workers and helpers staged a massive protest on Monday at GulshanChowk, here.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    CTA for open choice questions

    The Jammu and Kashmir College Teachers Association has demanded an open choice in examination for the students of BG 5th &6th semester students of Kashmir division colleges.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Lack of development hits Bandipora: NC

    National Conference leader advocate Nazir Ahmad Malik has expressed deep anguish over the lack of development in Bandipora.

    March 20, 2018 1:23 AM

    Article 370 exists only on paper: Bazaz

    Chief of the Jammu & Kashmir Democratic Forum (JKDF) PanditBhushanBazaz has termed the statement of National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Article 370 a political stunt.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Senior advocates condole demise

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Cabinet meet today

    The Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti would chair the cabinet meeting at Jammu on Tuesday.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Kathua rape and murder: Son of ‘mastermind’ held in UP

    In a major breakthrough in rape and murder of an eight year old nomadic girl in Kathua, J&K Police has arrested son of the “mastermind” in the horrifying crime from Uttar Pradesh.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Another cousin of missing MBBS student dies, father critical

    Women’s wailing rent the air when the body of Mushtaq Ahmad Kataria was brought to his home in Chowkibal village in Kupwara, a day after his elder brother LiyaqatKataria died in a road accident.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Who is Sehrai?

    Muhammad Ashraf Ali, popularly known as Ashraf Sehrai, was born in 1944 in TekiporaLolab in Kupwara district.

    March 20, 2018 1:24 AM

    Geelani makes the first move, passes TeH baton to confidant Sehrai

    For the first time in Kashmir insurgency, a living serving head of a separatist group has made way for a successor.

    March 19, 2018 6:39 PM

    Military approach adopted by India, Pak won’t yield anything: Hurriyat (M)

    Hurriyat Conference led by its chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday urged India and Pakistan to shun the confrontational approach instead start a sustained dialogue to resolve Kashmir dispute.

    March 19, 2018 6:09 PM

    Six held for recruiting youth in militant outfits: Jammu and Kashmir Police

    Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have "busted" a network recruiting youth in militant outfits in Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

    March 19, 2018 2:56 PM

    Bhel commissions Ist unit of Kishanganga hydro project in Kashmir

    State-run power equipment maker Bhel today said it has commissioned first unit of 110 MW of the Kishanganga hydro-electric project (HEP) of NHPC in Jammu and Kashmir.

    March 19, 2018 1:19 PM

    North Kashmir: Police lodges FIR after army man thrashes teenager in Uri

    Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against an army man for allegedly thrashing a teenager during an altercation during a cricket match in Uri area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.