July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    93% population in J&K without health cover

    Muzaffar Ahmed Baba ran an automobile repair shop in Sopore.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    ‘Over ground worker arrested in Pulwama’

    Government forces claimed to have arrested an “over ground militant worker” from his residence in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday.

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    Forest smuggling goes on unabated in Pulwama-Shopian districts

    During last four years the unabated timber smuggling in various forest compartments of Pulwama, Shopian districts has taken a heavy toll on the green gold.

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    Madhav’s 2-day J&K visit begins July 21

    As the rumours about coming up of an alternative coalition fly thicker, the BJP's national general secretary Ram Madhav is set to visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days from July 21, party sources said.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Wreath laying ceremony held at DPL Pulwama

    A wreath laying ceremony was held at district police lines Pulwama to pay homage to slain constable Mudasir Ahmad who was killed on Monday in a militant attack at Muran, Pulwama, a police handout said.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Admn launches drive against ‘illegal’ sand extraction in Kupwara

    In a bid to check illegal sand extraction, the district administration on Monday launched a drive along the banks of Mawer nallah here.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Hurriyat (M), AAC remember Tariq Buch

    Hurriyat Conference (M) and Awami Action Committee (AAC) Monday paid rich tributes to late Tariq Ahmed Buch on his first death anniversary.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Commuters aghast over ‘unchecked’ overloading in Ganderbal

    The commuters especially student community on Monday expressed their resentment over unchecked overloading in public transport here.

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    Chief Secretary chairs SEC meeting of SDRF

    Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Monday chaired a meeting of the State Executive Committee (SEC) of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    Div Com reviews ongoing works on Baltal track

    Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khanon Monday convened a meeting to review the measures being taken to prevent shooting stones along the Baltal route to the holy Amarnath cave.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Chief secretary calls for expediting key projects to meet targets

    Chief secretary B V R Subrahmanyam visited Baramulla last evening to review the developmental scenario and progress on implementation of various projects in key sectors under the centrally sponsored "Aspirational Districts" programme.

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    HC asks govt to constitute JJBs in all districts

    The High Court on Monday directed government to ensure constitution of remaining 14 Juvenile Justice Boards in the state.

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    3 JeM members arrested in Rafiabad, Sopore: Police

    Three members of a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) module were arrested in two separate incidents at Rafiabad and Sopore in Baramulla district on Monday, said Sopore police.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Biometric attendance starts in all courts across J&K

    In order to ensure punctuality of officers and officials, the High Court has made implementation of Biometric Attendance System (BAS) mandatory in all courts of the state, an official spokesman said.

    July 17, 2018 7:21 PM

    Governor chairs 5th SAC meeting: Interviews for Class-IV Posts abolished

    In a decision with far-reaching consequences, the State Administrative Council (SAC) abolished interviews for all Class IV posts in the State.

    July 17, 2018 6:49 PM

    Senior advocate Zaffar Shah bereaved

    Aamina Shah, younger sister of senior advocate Zaffar Shah passed away on Tuesday afternoon following a brief illness.

    July 17, 2018 6:45 PM

    Govt exploring possibilities of holding panchayat polls in JK in Sept-Oct

    The government is exploring the possibility of holding panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir in September-October after Governor N N Vohra directed the state administration to prepare the ground for the polls, officials said today.

    July 17, 2018 4:58 PM

    Govt to introduce Rehbar-e-Machli-Palan scheme: Samoon

    To address the dearth of staff in the Fisheries Department, Principal Secretary, Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today announced that the department will engage professional fisheries graduates and post-graduates under Rehbar-e-MachliPalan.

    July 17, 2018 4:17 PM

    Army-police top brass discuss ways to prevent Kashmir militant recruitment

    The top brass of army and Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday held a meeting in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district to discuss ways to control the militant recruitment.

    July 17, 2018 3:51 PM

    Huge cache of ammunition recovered in Pulwama village: Police

    Police on Tuesday claimed that it has recovered huge quantity of explosive materials from a house at Dangerpora Arihal village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

    July 17, 2018 2:00 AM

    Video | Police foil teachers' Raj Bhawan march in Srinagar

    Police on Tuesday used force to thwart teachers’ march towards Governor NN Vohra’s official residence Raj Bhawan here.

    July 17, 2018 1:46 PM

    Police seeks help to trace missing minor boy from Kupwara

    Police on Tuesday sough help of the general public in tracing 11-year-old boy who has been missing from his native village in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district since yesterday evening.

    July 17, 2018 11:48 AM

    2,201 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

    A batch of 2,201 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu on Tuesday for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said.

    July 17, 2018 11:32 AM

    IFJ, IJU condemn NIA's ‘harassment’ of Kashmiri journalists

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) on Monday condemning the alleged harassment of journalist Aqib Javed Hakim, and demand that NIA refrain from misusing its authority to intimidate journalists.

    July 17, 2018 11:24 AM

    Four injured in Sonamarg road accident

    Four persons were injured in a road accident near Sonamarg in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday morning.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Major reshuffle in administration

    The government on Monday ordered a massive reshuffle in civil administration.

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    Khurshid Wani bereaved

    Father of senior journalist Khurshid Wani passed away on Monday after brief illness.

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    Reviews functioning of Education department

    The advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today chaired a meeting to discuss the functioning of Education department and reviewed the status of implementation of centrally sponsored schemes in the state.

    July 17, 2018 1:10 AM

    Ganai briefs Javadekar about progress of edu sector in ‘Aspirational Districts’

    To discuss and fast-track interventions under key-policy indicators identified in the Education sector under “Aspirational Districts Programme”, advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai on Monday attended a country-wide video-conference chaired by Union minister for human resource development Prakash Javadekar.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    PDD employees protest in Sopore

    Power Development Department (PDD) employees on Monday held protest here over the death of their colleague due to alleged negligence of the department.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Army organises ‘job fair’

    Army on Monday said that it organised a ‘job fair’ at Bewora which was attended by a large number of boys and girls of the region.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Farooq sought registration of FIR: National Conference

    National Conference today said that Dr Farooq Abdullah has full faith in the judicial system and will cooperate with the court's proceedings.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Omar govt was most inefficient, corrupt: Lone

    Peoples Conference chairman and former minister Sajad Lone on Monday hit out at National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah, saying he was “amazed” at his criticism of the previous government.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Govt clarifies arms licences report

    The government on Monday said all individual arms licenses issued from January 2017 to February 2018 have not been revoked by virtue of Order No: 922-Home of 2018 dated 12 July 2018 as has been reported by a section of the media.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    SC agrees to examine J&K plea on police power to file FIR against soldiers

    The Supreme Court agreed to examine a plea of the Jammu and Kashmir government that the police does not require prior sanction before lodging an FIR against army personnel, as was done in the January 27 Shopian firing case involving a senior army officer.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Andrabi, aides sent to 30 days judicial custody

    A court on Monday sent Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief AsiyaAndrabi and her two associates to 30 days judicial custody for allegedly advocating secession of Jammu and Kashmir and violence.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    CBI files charge sheet in J&K Cricket Association scam

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a charge sheet against four persons, including Dr Farooq Abdullah in the multi-crore J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) scam.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Unsanitised gun battle sites deadly for children

    Littered unexploded ordinance near sites of frequent gunfights between militants and government forces have become deadly for civilians, killing at least 18 since 2011 including eight boys and four girls, according to police data.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Militants kill former MLA’s guard, snatch two rifles

    Suspected militants Monday attacked a former lawmaker of National Conference in Pulwama, killing his police guard and injuring another while the politician escaped unhurt.

    July 17, 2018 1:12 AM

    Those out to form more groups weakening voice of people: Omar

    Putting on a brave face while addressing a meeting of party members in Srinagar, the National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said his party was ready to face whatever challenge was thrown at it, but in the same voice he derided those politicians who, in his words, were out to form more political groupings that he felt would weaken the voice of the people of the state.

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