September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Students rue delay in exam date announcement for 10th, 12th classes

    The indecisiveness of JK Board of School Education and School Education Department to come out with the dates for the annual exams of class 10th and 12th has increased the level of anxiety and worry among the student community of Kashmir.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    MULTI-CRORE HANDWARA PHE SCAM: High Court seeks case status from anti-graft court

    The High Court on Monday sought from anti corruption court Baramulla status of a case related to embezzlement of funds made by officers of the Public Health Engineering division Handwara.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Advisor Kumar, CS visit central Kashmir districts of Budgam, Srinagar

    Continuing the public outreach programme, Advisor K Vijay Kumar accompanied by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today listened to public grievances at Srinagar and Budgam.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    JRL warns of mass uprising against sale of J&K’s economic assets

    Joint Resistance Leaders (JRL), comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, today warned New Delhi of mass uprising against, what they said, “brazen sale of our economic assets and environmental beauty besides evil designs to change the demography of the st

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    ‘Robust mechanism in place for outcome-based grievance redressal’

    Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today said that robust mechanism has been put in place by the Governor’s Administration to ensure that the people get quality amenities, services and their grievances are redressed within shortest possible time.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Tral shuts to mourn the militant’s killing

    Tral township in Pulwama district observed a complete shutdown on Monday against the killing of a Jaish-e-Muhammad (JEM) commander Adnan.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    KSI launches initiative for private school teachers

    Kashmir Society International (KSI) on Monday launched an initiative to bring salaries of private school teachers at par with their counterparts in government schools, group’s spokesperson said in a statement.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    PHE daily wagers stage protest

    Hundreds of daily-wagers in public health department on Monday staged a protest demonstration at Press Enclave to demand the release of wages.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    ‘Pensioners charged more premium than employees for medical insurance’

    Jammu and Kashmir Pensioners Welfare Association has expressed concern over the decision of government to charge Rs 22000 premium per annum for medical insurance scheme from pensioners against only Rs 8000 being charged from government employees.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Militants killed in Sumlar gunfight locals: Hizb

    Hizbul Mujhadeen on Monday claimed that five militants killed in a gunfight with the forces at Sumlar Bandipora were not foreigners but locals.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    2 revenue officials killed in Kupwara accident

    Two revenue officials died in a road accident in Kupwara district on late Sunday night, an official said on Monday.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Tangdhar gunfight: 3 more militants, soldier killed

    Three militants and a soldier were killed on Monday in a gunfight that had started along the Line of Control in northern Kupwara district on Sunday, taking the total number of militants killed in the operation to five, the army said.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Abducted Sopore man found dead

    The 24-year-old man who was abducted by unknown gunmen from his residence in Sopore on Sunday evening was found dead on Monday and his body was recovered from the nearby Latishart village, the police said.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Threat perception to determine security for candidates: Police

    Vulnerability and the total number of contestants for civic polls would determine whether a candidate needs security cover, though primary focus of government forces would be securing the areas where the elections are being held, said additional director general of police (law and order) Munir Khan.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Working Committee Meeting: NC discusses threats to Article 35A, ‘worsening’ Kashmir situation

    On the first day of two-day meeting of its working committee, the National Conference on Monday held deliberations over looming threat to state’s special position and the “worsening” situation in Kashmir.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    In J&K, property purchases by women soar after stamp duty abolition

    Over 3000 properties have been registered in Srinagar in the name of females since May when the government abolished stamp duty for land and real estate purchases by women.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Need to safeguard institutions of knowledge: Governor

    The progress of any society depends on the value it attaches to strengthening and safeguarding its institutions of knowledge, the Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Monday.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Top army, police officers review security

    The existing cooperation and synergy between different security agencies needs to be further strengthened to combat militancy and ensure smooth conduct of civic elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the director general of police Dilbag Singh said on Monday.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Govt cancels leaves of employees

    The government Monday ordered cancellation of leaves sanctioned to all employees in the wake of civic body polls beginning next month.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Dr K P C Gandhi engaged as consultant on forensic science

    The government on Monday engaged Dr K P C Gandhi, former IG and ex-director Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Labs as consultant to the Jammu and Kashmir government on forensic science.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Bhat seeks degree college at Ajas

    Senior leader of Peoples Democratic Party Nizamuddin Bhat has reiterated his demand for establishing degree college at Ajas in Bandipora district.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    ML pays tributes to slain militants

    Muslim League (ML) Jammu and Kashmir, headed by incarcerated leader Masarat Alam Bhat, today paid glowing tributes to the militants who were killed in gunfights with the forces in Bandipora and Tral areas.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Dialogue only option to resolve K-issue: Zaffar

    Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) chairman Zaffar Akbar Bhat today said dialogue was the only option to resolve Kashmir issue.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Probe panel set up on encroachment of forest land

    The Government today ordered constitution of an official panel to inquire into the allegations of the encroachment of forest land.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Govt constitutes official panels for POSHAN Abhiyaan

    The Government today ordered constitution of State Convergence Plan Committee (SCP), District Convergence Plan Committee (DCP) and Block Convergence Plan Committee (BCP) for implementation of POSHAN Abhiyaan in the State.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Ill treatment to Kashmiri prisoners’ eye-opener for world community: Hurriyat (M)

    Hurriyat Conference (M) Monday expressed serious concern over the plight of Kashmiri political prisoners lodged in various prisons including Tihar, Kahtua, Udhampur, Kotbalwal and Central Jail Srinagar stating that the ill treatment meted out to Kashmiri prisoners stands as an eye-opener for the world community, especially international organisations fighting for prisoners’ rights.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    JK to set up Rs 100 crore tech centre

    Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today discussed with Ram Mohan Mishra, Additional Secretary & Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt of India establishment of Rs 100 crore Technology Centre in the state.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Municipal Polls-2018: CEO issues notification for final phase

    The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K ShaleenKabra today issued notification for the conduct of fourth and final phase of Municipal Polls-2018.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    KU celebrates NSS Foundation Day

    Kashmir University on Monday celebrated National Service Scheme (NSS) Foundation Day by organizing a function at the campus.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    DSEK signs MoU with WWFN India for biodiversity conservation

    Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with World Wide Fund for Nature- India (WWFN-India) for the conservation of nature and bio-diversity through students.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    KPs throng Anantnag to celebrate Anant Chaturdashi

    Kashmir Pandit devotees from all over the country thronged the temple of ancient spring, Nagbal, to celebrate the annual festival of Anant Chaturdashi at Nagbal Anantnag, with utmost devotion, gaiety for the universal peace and brotherhood.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    GOC inaugurates financial management course for army officers

    Lt Gen AK Bhatt General Officer Commanding of the Srinagar based 15 Corps on Monday inaugurated five day defence financial management course for army officers and IDAS officers here.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Commissioner Food Safety reviews work of DOs

    Commissioner Food Safety chaired a review meeting of designated officers (DOs) of Kashmir Division regarding their statutory duties under Food Safety & Standards Act, in their respective jurisdictions, an official spokesman said.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    ULB Polls: Congress accuses BJP of creating fear psychosis

    Congress candidates for the three northern Kashmir districts—Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara—on Monday got nomination forms for urban local bodies elections even as a senior party leader accused BJP of "creating fear psychosis".

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    Commissioner Food Safety reviews work of DOs

    Commissioner Food Safety chaired a review meeting of designated officers (DOs) of Kashmir Division regarding their statutory duties under Food Safety & Standards Act, in their respective jurisdictions, an official spokesman said.

    September 25, 2018 2:31 AM

    CRPF widens ambit of its helpline 'Madadgaar'

    Central Reserve Police Force Monday said that it has widened the ambit of its toll free helpline Madadgaar and people can contact and lodge their grievances on the phone numbers and also through social sites.

    September 25, 2018 2:45 AM

    Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight: Army

    Two militants were killed in a gunfight in Sopore area of north Kashmir''s Baramulla district on Tuesday, army and police said.

    September 25, 2018 10:02 PM

    Sopore gunfight: Police identifies one slain militant as Tujar Sharief resident

    Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday identified one of the two slain militants in Sopore gunfight as Abdul Majeed Mir alias Sameer of Tujar Sharief area of Baramulla district.

    September 25, 2018 3:43 AM

    Resignation of SPOs 'negligible', restricted to certain areas of south Kashmir: Govt

    The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday said the resignation of special police officers (SPOs), who have borne the brunt of militant attacks, was "negligible" and is restricted to certain areas of south Kashmir only.

    September 25, 2018 3:23 AM

    Junaid Mattu resigns from NC, to contest Kashmir municipal elections

    National Conference spokesman Junaid Mattu on Tuesday resigned from the National Conference following a “disagreement” with the party''s decision to boycott the upcoming ULB and Panchayat Polls.

    September 25, 2018 3:42 PM

    Governor's rule not about deciding Article 35-A: Jammu and Kashmir govt

    Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday said its stand on the legal challenge to Article 35-A of the constitution before the Supreme Court will remain consistent that an elected government should plead the case before the apex court.

    September 25, 2018 2:48 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir govt asks forest dept to setup VLCs for protection of forests

    The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday asked the forest department to constitute Village-level Forest Committees (VFCs) for protection of forests in the state.

    September 25, 2018 12:56 PM

    Video | Govt announces one-month additional salary for employees on poll duty

    The state government on Tuesday announced one month additional salary to all the government employees who will be on poll duty.

    September 25, 2018 1:44 PM

    Panchayat ghar set on fire in Bandipora, 8th such incident in valley

    A panchayat ghar was set on fire in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, taking the number of such government buildings being torched since the announcement of the local bodies polls in the state to eight, police said Tuesday.

    September 25, 2018 1:13 PM

    Fresh exchange of fire at Sopore gunfight site

    Fresh exchange of fire took place between the militants and the government forces after a lull of several hours in Tujjar area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday.

    September 25, 2018 12:25 PM

    Three Kashmir families claim kin among five militants killed in Bandipora gunfight

    Three families from Shopian, Kulgam and Ganderbal districts on Tuesday claimed that their kin are among the five militants killed in Bandipora gunfight and dubbed as foreigners by the authorities.

    September 25, 2018 12:24 PM

    Ganderbal family claims kin killed in Bandipora gunfight

    A family from Kangan area of Ganderbal district in central Kashmir on Tuesday claimed that one of the militants Parvez Ahmed Tedwa @Abu Mawiya killed in Sumlar Bandipora gunfight was their kin.

    September 25, 2018 12:17 PM

    Two south Kashmir families reach Bandipora, claim sons killed in Sumlar gunfight

    Two families from south Kashmir districts of Shopian and Kulgam have arrived in Bandipora with the claim that their sons are among the five militants killed in Bandipora gunfight.

    September 25, 2018 12:00 PM

    Army pays tribute to soldier killed in Tangdhar gunfight

    Army on Tuesday paid tributes to Lance Naik Sandeep Singh who was killed in a gunfight with the militants in Tangdhar area of frontier district of Kupwara on September 22.

    September 25, 2018 11:31 AM

    JKBOSE to conduct class 11th annual examination from current session

    The annual examination for class 11th students will be held by Jammu and Kashmir State Board of school education (BOSE), officials said on Tuesday.

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