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Sunjwan Attack: Main Accused Arrested From Pulwama, Says NIA

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency on Thursday claimed to have arrested a key accused from Putrigam area of south Kashmirs Pulwama in the April 22 Sunjuwan attack. An NIA spokesman in a statement said that the accused Abid Ahmad Mir son of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir, resident of Putrigam Pulwama was arrested in the case RC-03/2022/ []

26 May 2022 5:25 pm
Gusty Winds Damage Residential House In North Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A residential house was damaged due to gusty winds in Warnow Lolab area in frontier north Kashmirs Kupwara district, officials said. Quoting officials news agency GNS reported that the house belonged to one Irshad Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Ahad Bhat of Chekh Warnow. There have been reports of gusty winds blowing across several []

26 May 2022 5:06 pm
Teenage Boy Drowns

SRINAGAR: Authorities have launched a rescue operation after an 18-year-old boy drowned in river Chenab in Akhnoor area of Jammu district. Quoting an official news agency GNS reported that one Ankush Sharma, Resident of Gayanti Gorti Akhnoor drowned in River Chenab, near old Bridge Akhnoor this afternoon. Following the incident, SDRF and Police launched a []

26 May 2022 3:47 pm
SMC Sets Up Consultative Board To Deal With Dog Menace In Srinagar: Mayor

SRINAGAR: Srinagar Mayor, Junaid Azim Mattu, on Wednesday said that the city will get rid of the stray dog population within 6 to 7 years as the corporation is set to kick-start a sterilization process at a large scale very shortly. He also announced that the macadamization of Srinagar roads will be completed within a []

26 May 2022 2:20 pm
Kashmir University Signs MoU With Gujarat University

SRINAGAR: The University of Kashmir and Indian Institute of Sustainability, Gujarat University, on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate with each other for the advancement of sustainable development and to help promote innovations, and entrepreneurship and action-oriented research in several key areas. The MoU was signed by Vice-Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Nilofer []

26 May 2022 1:49 pm
1500 Girl Students From J&K Colleges To Get Scholarships In Data Science, AI

SRINAGAR: 1500 girl students from degree colleges across Jammu and Kashmir will be awarded scholarships to help them undertake high-quality and tech-driven online skilling programmes in cutting edge technologies like Digital Marketing and Data Science with Artificial Intelligence. A proposal to this effect was jointly agreed upon by the Higher Education Department J&K and the []

26 May 2022 1:11 pm
78 Militants Killed In 50 Encounters In Kashmir This Year: Police

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday informed that as many as 78 militants have been killed in 50 encounters that took place across kashmir since the beginning of this year. Quoting top police officials privy to the figures news agency KNO reported that since January this year, a series of anti-militancy operations were launched []

26 May 2022 12:58 pm
Yasin Malik Case: The Sentence Verdict

Yasin Malik was given a life sentence in a case that federal investigator, National Investigation Agency (NIA) probed. The verdict came days after Malik pleaded guilty in the case. Here is the text of the verdict delivered in the open court by Parveen Singh, Additional Sessions Judge on May 25, 2022, that sentenced Malik []

26 May 2022 12:35 pm
Clear Wage Arrears Of Sweepers Within 8 Weeks: SC To JK Admin

SRINAGAR: The Supreme Court recently directed the Jammu and Kashmir to clear the arrears of the minimum wage of sweepers who have been sustaining at a monthly wage of Rs. 100/- per month (Rs. 3 per day) since March, 2015 within 8 weeks, reported LiveLaw.in. The bench of Justices BR Gavai and AS Bopanna further []

26 May 2022 12:27 pm
Yasin Malik Sentencing: 10 Persons Arrested For Sloganeering, Stone Pelting

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said that ten persons were arrested in Maisuma accused of sloganeering and stone-pelting outside residence of JKLF Chief Yasin Malik. 10 accused arrested so far in anti-national sloganeering & stone pelting outside home of Yasin Malik prior to sentencing in Maisuma yesterday. All other areas remained peaceful. Youths []

26 May 2022 11:57 am
Three LeT Militants Killed In Kupwara Encounter: Police

SRINAGAR: Three militants associated with outfit Lashkar-i-Toiba were killed on Thrusday in Jumagund area of north Kashmirs Kupwara district. All three militants killed, affiliated with proscribed militant outfit LeT. Identification being ascertained. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered, police said in a tweet.

26 May 2022 10:08 am
7 Persons Feared Dead In Road Mishap

SRINAGAR: Seven people are feared dead after a vehicle rolled down a deep gorge along Zojila Pass in Sonamarg in Central Kashmirs Ganderbal district on Wednesday. Quoting an official news agency KNO reported that a Tavera car travelling from Kargil to Sonamarg skidded off the road and fell into the 400-ft deep gorge at Zojila []

26 May 2022 12:24 am
My Doors Open For Students: KU VC Interacts With Class Representatives

SRINAGAR: Vice-Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Nilofer Khan on Wednesday interacted with class representatives from various PG departments in the main campus as well as the varsitys satellite campuses in Anantnag and Baramulla. The interaction session was organised and coordinated by the Department of Students Welfare (DSW). Remarking that students are close to her heart, []

25 May 2022 11:44 pm
Yasin Malik Sentenced: Mobile Internet Off In Kashmir Parts

SRINAGAR: Mobile internet services were suspended in Kashmir parts on Wednesdayin wake of a special NIA court in New Delhi pronouncing the life sentence for Yasin Malik, who was convicted in a funding case. According to reports, mobile internet services were suspended in many parts of Kashmir, however, officials said it is working in north []

25 May 2022 11:11 pm
Nursing Staff Is Backbone Of Healthcare Sector: Lt Governor

KAKRYAL: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday attended the Lamp Lighting and Oath Taking Ceremony of 5th & 6th Batch of B.Sc. Nursing students of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing (SMVDCoN) at Matrika Auditorium of SMVDU. Baleshwar Rai, Dr Neelam Sareen, Suresh Kumar Sharma (Retd.) Judge, Raghu K. Mehta Members of the []

25 May 2022 10:36 pm
Baramulla Encounter: Slain Militants Identified

SRINAGAR: Two militants killed in a gunfight with the counter-insurgent forces at Kreeri area in north Kashmirs Baramulla district were affiliated with the Jaish-i-Muhammad outfit, an official said. A police spokesman in a statement said that Police along with Army have neutralized three foreign militants of the proscribed outfit JeM in Kreeri area of Baramulla. []

25 May 2022 10:03 pm
TV Artist Amreena Bhat Is No More

SRINAGAR: A TV artist who along with her 10-year-old nephew were injured in a militant attack in Hishroo area of Chadoora in Central Kashmirs Budgam district succumbed to injuries on Wednesday. Quoting a top police officer news agency GNS reported that militants fired upon the artist (playing role in TV dramas), Ambreen, and her 10-year-old []

25 May 2022 9:23 pm
Covid-19: JK Reports Five Fresh Cases, No Death

SRINAGAR: The Government today informed that 05 fresh positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been reported today; 02 from Jammu division and 03 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 454212. Moreover, 03 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals from Jammu division. The Bulletin []

25 May 2022 9:16 pm
TV Artist, Nephew Shot At, Hospitalised

SRINAGAR: A woman and her nephew were shot at in the Chadoora area of central Kashmirs Budgam district on Wednesday, leaving them wounded. Quoting a top police officer, news agency GNS reported that Ambreen Bhat, daughter of Khazar Bhat, a resident of Kongoipora-Hushroo, and her 10-year-old nephew were fired upon by militants today evening outside []

25 May 2022 9:06 pm
Youth Killed, Another Injured As Car Falls Into Gorge

SRINAGAR: A 26-year-old youth was killed and another injured when a car they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a gorge near Mehari Kalakote in Rajouri district on Wednesday. Quoting official sources, news agency GNS reported that the car rolled down into the gorge after the driver lost control over it. []

25 May 2022 7:56 pm
Army Man Injured In Mine Blast

SRINAGAR: A soldier was injured in a mine blast near Mankote sector along the Line of Control in Poonch district on Wednesday. The soldier identified as NK Ajay Kumar sustained multiple injuries on both legs in the blast, news agency GNS quoted official sources as having said. Confirming it, a police officer said that the []

25 May 2022 7:03 pm
JKRTC Retirement Benefits: Courts Warns Contempt Proceedings

SRINAGAR: The High Court of J&K and Ladakh has given last and final opportunity to Secretaries of Transport and Finance Departments to comply with its 27 January 2021 verdict by virtue of 389 employees of erstwhile JKSRTC were held entitled to retiral benefits. The High Court had passed the verdict, to be complied with within []

25 May 2022 5:39 pm
J&K Paramedical Council Certifies Desh Bhagat Universitys Authenticity, Says Management

SRINAGAR: The J&K Paramedical/Nursing Council, Government Medical College Jammu/Srinagar, Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has certified the authenticity of the Desh Bhagat University, a spokesman of the management said. The Council has issued an office circular no. JKPMC/OUTSIDE/728-739 dated 20-5-2022, mentioning that Desh Bhagat University had submitted the requisite approvals from UGC and other []

25 May 2022 3:42 pm
Court Grants Bail To Waheed Parra

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High court granted interim bail to Peoples Democratic party Leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra on Wednesday, his lawyer informed. In a tweet his Lawyer Shariq Reyaz said, Waheed Para granted bail by HC. Order of trial court set aside. Had the onerous duty to lead his defence and argue his bail appeal. []

25 May 2022 2:49 pm
Faith Healer, 2 Others Arrested In Woman Murder

SRINAGAR: A faith healer has been arrested along with two other persons by police in Shopian following the death of a woman allegedly after she was beaten up last night in the south Kashmir district, officials said on Wednesday. Quoting a police official news agency GNS reported that the woman, Souby Jan wife of Muzzafar []

25 May 2022 2:43 pm
NIA Seeks Death Penalty For Yasin Malik; Court To Pronounce Quantum Of Sentence At 3:30 Pm Today

SRINAGAR: The NIA has sought death penalty for JKLF leader Yasin Malik in a funding case, reports from ANI stated. Terror funding case: NIA seeks death panelty for Yasin Malik. Order reserved. Court to pass judgment on sentencing today itself at 3:30pm ANI (@ANI) May 25, 2022 The court has reserved the order in []

25 May 2022 1:33 pm
India Records 2,124 New COVID-19 Cases, 17 Deaths In 24 Hours

SRINAGAR:India reported 2,124 fresh Covid cases in the past 24 hours, a rise of 449 against previous days 1,675 count, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. In the same period, 17 Covid deaths were reported taking the nationwide toll to 5,24,507. The active caseload stands at 14,971 cases, accounting for 0.03 per cent of []

25 May 2022 1:10 pm
MeT Predicts Mainly Dry Weather In J&K During Next 24 Hours

SRINAGAR: Weather remained partly cloudy in J&K during the last 24 hours as the MeT department forecast mainly dry weather on Thursday. Weather is expected to remain mainly dry in J&K during the next 24 hours, an official of the MeT department said. Srinagar recorded 11.6, Pahalgam 6.1 and Gulmarg 4.5 degrees Celsius as the []

25 May 2022 12:32 pm
Daughters First

Reports of women abuse in the family set-up indicate a crisis that the Kashmir society may have to tackle up-front. It will start a reversal from the day when daughter and daughter-in-law do not see a shift in status and priority, writes Tasavur Mushtaq On May 8, 2022, when the world was celebrating Mothers Day, []

25 May 2022 11:45 am
Three Militants, Cop Killed In Baramulla Encounter: Police

SRINAGAR: Three Pakistani militants and a cop was killed in an encounter in Kreeri area of north Kashmirs Baramulla district on Wednesday. An official said that three militant and a cop were killed in an encounter at Kreeri area of Baramulla. He said that incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered from the possession of []

25 May 2022 11:42 am
Lt Governor Meets Cricketer Umran Malik, His Family

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday met the cricketer from Jammu, Umran Malik, and congratulated him on the selection in Team India for T20 Series against South Africa. While appreciating Umran Maliks hard work, the Lt Governor said that his remarkable achievement is a proud moment for the entire Jammu Kashmir and it will []

24 May 2022 11:18 pm
Dropping Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah From Medal Is Like Erasing History, Says NC

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday denounced the move of Jammu and Kashmir government in which it had announced replacing the name of Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah embossed on the J&K Police medals for gallantry and meritorious service. Opposing the move, National Conference State Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar called it an attempt []

24 May 2022 11:08 pm
LG Sinha Visits Rahul Bhats Family

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday visited the family of Rahul Bhat, who was killed in Budgam on May 12, and expressed his condolences. The Lt Governor said the administration stand shoulder to shoulder with the bereaved family in this hour of grief and assured the family members of all the support from the []

24 May 2022 10:22 pm
Delimitation Commissions Final Order Sent To LS, RS Secretaries

SRINAGAR: The final order of the delimitation commission that redrew J&Ks electoral map has been sent to the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha secretaries for laying it in both Houses of the Parliament. Documents in possession of news agency KNO that the final order of the commission has been sent to the secretaries of the []

24 May 2022 10:07 pm
Militant Attack Inhuman, Says IGP Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir zone Vijay Kumar Tuesday said that militants showed most inhuman face by killing the unarmed policeman and injuring his minor daughter at Soura area of Srinagar. He was quick to add that police will soon identify the militants involved in the act and neutralize them. Talking to reporters []

24 May 2022 9:35 pm
Three Civilians Injured In Grenade Attack

SRINAGAR: Three civilians were injured in a grenade attack on a naka party of police and CRPF at Yaripora area of Kulgam district on Tuesday evening. Quoting an official the news agency KNO reported that militants hurled a grenade and also fired upon a naka party of CRPF and Police in Yaripora, however, it missed []

24 May 2022 9:31 pm
Man Arrested For Allegedly Outraging Girls Modesty

SRINAGAR: Police on Tuesday arrested a man from Hazratbal area of Srinagar for allegedly outraging a girls modesty. Quoting a police officer, news agency GNS reported that the accused has been identified as Showkat Ahmad, a resident of Hazratbal area of the city. A case under Sections 354-D (Assault or criminal force to woman with []

24 May 2022 9:28 pm
Two Persons Die In Road Mishap

SRINAGAR: At least two persons have reportedly died in a fatal road mishap at Rafiabad area of north Kashmirs Baramulla district this evening. Quoting local sources news agency GNS reported that an accident involving a sumo and a bike took place this evening at Trekpora Rafiabad, leaving at least three persons injured. Two of the []

24 May 2022 9:05 pm
Missing Teenager Found Dead

SRINAGAR: The body of teenager who went missing two weeks ago was recovered near Vishow Nallah at Aadbal Watoo village in Damhal Hanjipora area of south Kashmirs Kulgam district on Thursday afternoon, officials said. Quoting an official the news agency KNO reported that the youth, identified as of 15-year-old Muzammil Wani son of Mushtaq Ahmed []

24 May 2022 7:42 pm
In Fiscal 2021-22, 11,434 Recruitments Made By The Govt

SRINAGAR: In the financial year ending March 2022, the government has made 11434 appointments, a high-level meeting, led by Chief Secretary, Dr A K Mehta was told. Cumulatively, during 2021-22, a total of 11,434 recruitments were made including 9,390, 561, and 1,483 selections by J&K Service Selection Board, J&K Public Service Commission, and J&K Bank, []

24 May 2022 7:21 pm
Cop Killed, Daughter Injured In Attack

SRINAGAR: A policeman was killed while his daughter was injured after suspected militants on Tuesday fired upon him in Soura area of Central Kashmirs Srinagar district, officials said. Quoting a top police officer news agency GNS reported that militants fired upon the cop near Anchar Soura. He was shifted to a nearby hospital in critical []

24 May 2022 5:49 pm
KU VC Chairs Maiden Meeting Of Deans, HODs, Directors

SRINAGAR: Vice-Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Nilofar Khan chaired her first meeting of deans of faculties, heads of departments and directors of the varsitys satellite campuses and research centres on Tuesday. Asserting that her appointment as Vice-Chancellor of the Kashmir University is a recognition of the collective hard-work and achievements of the faculty members and []

24 May 2022 5:45 pm
Policeman, Daughter Injured In Militant Attack

SRINAGAR: A policeman along with his daughter were injured after suspected militants on Tuesday fired upon him in Soura area of Central Kashmirs Srinagar district, officials said. Quoting a top police officer news agency GNS reported that militants fired upon the cop near Soura. In this incident cop as well his daughter recieved bullet wounds. []

24 May 2022 5:37 pm
KUs North Campus Organises Cross Country Run

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Universitys North Campus Department of Management Studies on Tuesday organised a cross country run from UN Office Sonawar to Nehru Park via Shankaracharya Hill Srinagar. An official statement said that the race was flagged off on Tuesday morning by Registrar, University of Kashmir, Dr Nisar Ahmad Mir in presence of Director, North Campus, []

24 May 2022 5:31 pm
Motorcyclist Killed In Road Accident

SRINAGAR: A 23year-old bike rider was killed in a road accident in Sangam area of south Kashmirs Anantnag district on Tuesday afternoon. Quoting an official news agency KNO reported that a bike (JK02BE-7030) rider Yasir Ahmad Dar son of Manzoor Ahmad Dar, a resident of Naina Batpora Pulwama lost control over the bike and hit []

24 May 2022 4:57 pm
Rajasthan Youth Missing In Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The family and the relatives of a student from Rajhastan has sought help from people in tracing the youth missing in Kashmir. He is missing since May 21. According to the family, a youth identified as Arbaaz Khan son Asad Khan resident of Wazirpur Tehsil Wazirpur district Sawai Madhopur is missing since last 4 []

24 May 2022 4:33 pm
MeT Predicts Cloudy Weather, Rain At Scattered Places In Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Generally cloudy weather with a brief spell of rain at scattered places in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to continue till Tuesday evening, as per the MeT department. The union territory witnessed inclement weather during the last 24 hours. Generally cloudy weather with a brief spell of rain at scattered places is likely to []

24 May 2022 3:14 pm
For Raping Minor, Man Goes To Jail For Eight Years

SRINAGAR: A fast track court in Jammu on Tuesday sentenced main accused in kidnapping and raping a 10th standard minor girl in 2014 to eight years rigorous imprisonment and fine of Rs 50000. The Fast Track Court, presided over by Khalil Choudhary, also sentenced the main accused, Gharu Ram alias Bittu son of Thoru Ram []

24 May 2022 1:49 pm
India Reports 1,675 New Covid Cases, 31 Deaths

SRINAGAR: India on Tuesday reported 1,675 fresh Covid cases, a decline against the 2,022 infections registered the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said. In the same period, the country also reported 31 Covid fatalities, taking the overall death toll to 5,24,490. The active caseload stands at 14,841 cases, accounting for 0.03 per cent of []

24 May 2022 12:57 pm
Woman Among Seven Arrested For Stealing Copper Wires: Railway Police

SRINAGAR: Railway Police have busted a gang of six non-local thieves and a local woman allegedly involved in the copper wire theft in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Quoting a Railway Police official news agency KNT identified the accused as Iqbal Sheikh of Kolkata presently living at Haft Chinar, Shair Ali of West New Delhi presently living []

24 May 2022 12:04 pm