December 13, 2017 11:21 AM

    Jammu and Kashmir govt to regularize 60,000 daily wagers, casual labourers

    Jammu and Kashmir government will regularize 60,000 daily wagers and casual labourers, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Wednesday.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    3 soldiers missing after avalanche hits army post in Gurez

    Three soldiers went missing late last night after an avalanche hit an army forward post in Bagtore area of Gurez in Bandipora district following heavy snowfall, an official said on Tuesday.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    NC will fight next assembly election alone, says Farooq

    National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said on Tuesday that the party would contest the next assembly election “alone” and bring a legislation on regional autonomy in the first session of the legislature after forming the government.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    RBI ‘chokes’ money supply to J&K

    Banking regulator Reserve Bank of India has begun restricting the flow of fresh currency notes to banks operating in Jammu and Kashmir which is likely to hit the state’s economy severely, a top banking functionary said on Tuesday.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    2 slain bank guards had one common mission: ‘fight poverty’

    Two security guards of the Jammu and Kashmir bank who were killed in an ambush in Shopian district on Monday have been the only support to their poor families and had taken up the job recently.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    J&K Govt brings 15 more services under PSGA

    The Jammu and Kashmir government has now made it mandatory for the police to complete the verification of a passport applicant within 30 days under the Public Service Guarantee Act, a legislation guaranteeing time-bound delivery of public services to the people.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    NEET: CM writes to Nadda, seeks exam centre for MDS in Kashmir

    Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday sought extension of national eligibility-cum-entrance examination (postgraduate) centers in Kashmir in respect of dental graduates taking the examination.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    Braving snow-avalanches a challenge, says army

    The army on Tuesday said that the season’s first heavy snowfall in Kashmir may have closed all infiltration passes along the Line of Control, but has thrown up a major challenge of snow avalanches for its soldiers.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    70 stranded people rescued amid heavy rains in Surankote

    More than 70 people, stranded after heavy rains and snowfall at Surankote in Jammu and Kashmir, were rescued on Tuesday, the police said.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    Their killing a heinous crime, says Salahuddin

    The United Jihad Council chief Syed Salahuddin on Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of two J&K bank security guards in an ambush in Shopian district on Wednesday, asserting that “only criminals or Indian agents can resort to such a heinous crime.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    Director Information Muneer-ul-Islam bereaved

    The department of information and public relations on Tuesday condoled the demise of Khawaja Abdul Mateen (53), the elder brother of Muneer-ul-Islam, director, information and public relations.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 AM

    Complete waste-to-energy plant in Srinagar in 18 months: NGT

    The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday ordered completion of a waste-to-energy plant in Jammu and Kashmir within 18 months, after which Rs 50,000 per day will be charged from the contractors.

    December 13, 2017 12:47 PM

    Highway, Mughal Road remain closed for 2nd day

    Srinagar received the season’s first snowfall on Tuesday, even as the Srinagar-Jammu highway and Mughal Road remained closed for the second consecutive day.