Three Kashmiri youths held at Attari, handed over to J&K police

Amritsar, May 16: The immigration bureau has arrested three Kashmiri youths who were travelling to Pakistan via the integrated check post (ICP) at Attari and handed them over to the Jammu and Kashmir police, an intelligence official said. The J&K police had issued lookout circular (LOC) against Sikand, Avesh and Irfan of Pulwama district. The […]

Despite spending crores, Govt fails to restore pristine glory of Dal Lake

Despite spending crores, Govt fails to restore pristine glory of Dal Lake

Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, May 15: Despite the government having spent more than Rs 10 crore for dredging, cleaning, deweeding, Dal Lake, the departments concerned have failed to restore pristine glory of the lake. Official sources said that above Rs 10 crore have been spent on cleaning, dredging and deweeding of Dal from 2015. Despite […]

Policeman killed, another injured in Bijbehara militant attack

Policeman killed, another injured in Bijbehara militant attack

Srinagar, May 15: A Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed and a constable suffered injuries in a militant attack at Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. Official sources said that the militants opened indiscriminate fire upon a police vehicle at Padshaibagh in Bijbehara Tuesday late in the afternoon. In the incident, two […]

Militants attack police station in Rajpora

Srinagar, May 15: Suspected militants on Tuesday night attacked a police station Rajpora In Pulwama district of South Kashmir. Reports said that suspected militants lobbed a grenade on police station Rajpora, however, there were no reports of any damage or loss of report. Meanwhile, police have cordoned off the area and searches are going on […]

Congress condemns attack

Srinagar, May 14: The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) strongly condemned the attack on Police Party in Bijbehara Anantnag Tuesday in which one SPO lost his life leaving another police personnel seriously injured. In a statement, the Party Spokesperson while strongly condemning the attack described it as cowardice and shameful act carried out to disturb […]

Chief Minister chairs DDB meet

Chief Minister chairs DDB meet

Srinagar district plan pegged at Rs. 149.54 cr Mehbooba announces release of Rs 1 Crore each to MLAs of Srinagar district to strengthen social infra Srinagar, May 15: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday announced release of Rs. One crore each in respect of all the MLAs of Srinagar District for rebuilding social infrastructure in their […]

Govt orders minor reshuffle in administration

  Srinagar, May 15: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday ordered minor reshuffle in state administration. In the interest of administration, Mohammad Ashraf Hakak, KAS, Additional Secretary to the Government, Department of Forest, Ecology and Environment, is transferred and posted as Joint Director, Information, Kashmir, against an available vacancy. As per another order the […]

Govt issues new school timings

Srinagar, May 15: The School Education Department today ordered change in school timing across Kashmir Division and Winter Zone of Jammu Division. According to the order, there shall be a uniform timing in schools across Kashmir Division and Winter Zone of Jammu Division from 9 am to 3 pm with immediate effect. All the Head […]

Pak attempt to push infiltrators ahead of PM visit serious: DG BSF

Pak attempt to push infiltrators ahead of PM visit serious: DG BSF

Jammu, May 15: Terming as “very serious” the attempts by Pakistani forces to push armed militants across the border ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) K K Sharma said Tuesday efforts were on to locate the infiltrators. Five infiltrators sneaked into Hiranagar sector […]

JRL calls for Lal Chowk Chalo on Saturday

JRL calls for Lal Chowk Chalo on Saturday

Srinagar, May 15: The Joint Resistance leadership (JRL) comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Monday called Lal Chowk Chalo on Saturday May 19 against the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and dared the Modi government to lift ban on the political activities of pro-freedom leaders. In […]