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Kashmir University, CUK postpone all exams scheduled till August 10

Kashmir University and the Central University of Kashmir have postponed all exams scheduled till 10th August. All Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held from Aug 5 to Aug 10, 2019 have been postponed, said the spokespersons of both the varsities. They said fresh dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately, later.

4 Aug 2019 9:49 pm
Another militant killed in Sopore gunfight, toll 2: Police

Two militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday, police said. An official said that two militants of JeM were killed in a gunfight in Malmanpora area of Warpora. He said their identities are being ascertained.

3 Aug 2019 4:09 pm
Army vehicle damaged in Pulwama IED blast, no casualty

Militants set off an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) when an armoured vehicle of the army was passing through Litter area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district early Friday morning. An official said the vehicle of 55 Rashtriya Rifles suffered minor damage in the blast. No injury or casualties were reported in the incident.

2 Aug 2019 9:45 am
Jammu and Kashmir govt announces summer break for colleges from August 1

The government on Wednesday announced summer vacations for Government Degree Colleges in Kashmir division and winter zone of Jammu division from August 1 to August 10. “Government Degree Colleges in Kashmir Division and Winter Zone of Jammu division shall observe summer vacations from August 1 to August 10,” read a government order.

31 Jul 2019 4:31 pm
8-year-old boy dies, girl injured in house collapse in Udhampur

An eight-year-old boy died and a 13-year-old girl was injured in two house collapse incidents after heavy rain in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district, officials said on Wednesday. Pawan Kumar died while Sunita was injured seriously in the incidents in Loundna and Udhampur areas late Tuesday night, they said. The girl has been hospitalised.

31 Jul 2019 1:19 pm
NC MPs give notice to raise current Kashmir situation in Lok Sabha

The Members of Parliament of the National Conference on Monday gave a notice to raise the current situation in Kashmir in the Lok Sabha. The MPs have also sought an appointment with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the current situation in Kashmir.

29 Jul 2019 4:24 pm
Indo-Pak armies trade fire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

The armies of India and Pakistan on Sunday traded fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. An official said that the Pakistani army violated ceasefire in Saujiyan and Shahpur sectors of Poonch. Indian army, he said, was retaliating effectively and strongly.

28 Jul 2019 5:58 pm
Govt orders transfers in police department in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday ordered transfers in the police department. According to an order issued today, the government ordered the transfers and new postings of the following officers:

27 Jul 2019 5:28 pm
Checking of vehicles held at Manigam

A team led by ARTO Ganderbal Arif Shah today conducted checking of vehicles at Manigam “During checking of vehicles a fine of Rs 15000 was recovered from offenders. Documents  of 20 vehicles were retained. Besides  awareness about the importance of wearing of helmet among two wheeler drivers were given,” the statement said.

25 Jul 2019 2:17 am
Shahmiris bereaved

Dr Anis Shahmiri, son of former Managing Director JKPDC Javid Shahmiri, and nephew of Iqbal Shahmiri, former Chief Engineer, passed away in Florida, USA yesterday morning. Rasm-e-Qul shall be observed on Wednesday, 24th July 2019 at the residence of Iqbal Shahmiri in Barzulla Baghat Srinagar, said a family member.

23 Jul 2019 2:19 pm
19th batch of 608 Hajj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

Nineteenth batch of pilgrims consisting of 608 Hujaj Kiram- 338 male and 270 female today left for Saudi Arabia in four Spice Jet Flights from Srinagar International Airport. The Hajj Pilgrims were seen off at the airport by District Administration Budgam, Hajj Committee Officers/Officials and other concerned.

22 Jul 2019 7:53 pm
Teenage girl found hanging at her home in north Kashmir's Sopore

An 18-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide at her home in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district last night. Reports said the girl (name withheld), a resident of Kralteng, allegedly hanged self at her home. She was rushed to sub district hospital Sopore by her family members. However, doctors there declared her dead on arrival.

22 Jul 2019 9:24 am
Mehbooba Mufti dissolves PDP's Political Affairs Committee

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday dissolved party’s Political Affairs Committee (PAC). According to a party spokesman, the PAC will be reconstituted in near future.

20 Jul 2019 2:07 pm
Under-secretary transferred

Jammu and Kashmir government ordered transfer and posting of Under Secretary Anjali Fotedar. As per order, Fotedar, Under Secretary to the Government, Technical Education Department has been transferred and posted as Under Secretary to the Government, Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, with immediate effect.

20 Jul 2019 2:09 am
16th batch of 457 Hajj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

Sixteenth batch of pilgrims consisting of 457 Hujaj Kiram, 247 male and 209 female and an infant left today for Saudi Arabia in three Spice Jet Flights from Srinagar International Airport. The pilgrims were seen off at airport by District Administration Budgam, Hajj Committee Officers/Officials and other concerned.

19 Jul 2019 6:26 pm
15th batch of 456 Hajj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

Fifteenth batch of Pilgrims consisting of, 456 Hujaj Kiram, 255 male and 201 female today left for Saudi Arabia in three Spice Jet Flights from Srinagar International Airport. The Hajj Pilgrims were seen off at airport by officials of District Administration Budgam, Hajj Committee Officers/Officials and other concerned.

18 Jul 2019 5:45 pm
J&K govt deputes 20 ACB officers for 10-day training at CBI Academy

Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday deputed 20 officers of the Anti-Corruption Bureau for training at the CBI Academy, Ghaziabad. The ten-day training programme will be held from 22nd July to 2nd August.

18 Jul 2019 4:21 pm
Kifayat Rizvi appointed as Hon Gen Sec to JK State Branch of IRC Society

The governor administration on Wednesday appointed Kifayat Hussain Rizvi as Honorary General Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir State Branch of Indian Red Cross (IRC) Society for a period of three years. Rizvi has earlier served as commissioner/secretary to Government, Labour and Employment Department Jammu and Kashmir.

17 Jul 2019 12:44 pm
Renzushah calls on Advisor Kumar

Chairman, Kashmir Society, Khawaja Farooq Renzushah, called on Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, in the civil secretariat on Tuesday. During the interaction, Renzushah put forth several issues related to the development of the state, particularly Kashmir valley. He urged the Advisor to preserve Sufi shrines and heritage sites.

17 Jul 2019 1:43 am
PDP Councillor from Leh joins BJP

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Councillor from Leh, Mohammad Nasir, Sunday joined the BJP. Nasir was welcome by MP JamyangTseringNamgyal, and BJP president for Leh unit, DorjeyAngchuk, during an event held at the party office.

15 Jul 2019 3:41 am
Advisor Kumar to hear public grievances on every Tuesday

Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday ordered modification in scheduled of hearing of public grievances by the Advisors K Vijay Kumar. As per partial modification K Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor would hear public grievances every Tuesday at Grievance Cell, Church Lane, Srinagar instead of Thursday at Banquet Hall, Canal Road, Jammu.

12 Jul 2019 1:11 am
Female tourist dies of cardiac arrest in Gulmarg

A female tourist from Chattisgarh on Thursday died of cardiac arrest at tourist resort Gulmarg in Baramalla district of north Kashmir. The deceased was identified as Pallavi Khokle (69) wife of Prakash Khukle of Raipora area of Chhattisgarh.

11 Jul 2019 3:43 pm