Omar hits out at Mehbooba after militants decamp with rifles in Srinagar

Omar hits out at Mehbooba after militants decamp with rifles in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 18: Opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday asked chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to “acknowledge failings of her administration” and stop looking at New Delhi and Islamabad after militants decamped with three rifles from a police post in Srinagar last night. “Looted from the police at Dalgate, the heart of Srinagar’s up […]

BOPEE scam: Govt suspends jailed DFO Lakes and Waterways Authority

BOPEE scam: Govt suspends jailed DFO Lakes and Waterways Authority

Srinagar, May 16: Government on Friday placed under suspension the Project Officer (DFO) Lakes and Waterways Authority Mohammad Amin Mir who was convicted and sentenced to three years in jail for his involvement in BOPEE scam. The scam was engineered by former BOPEE chairman Mushtaq Ahmad Peer who has been sentenced to 16 years in […]

Govt makes moral education mandatory for schools

Srinagar, May 18: Department of School Education on Friday issued an order whereby imparting of moral education has been made mandatory in all schools of the State. According to the order, all the State-run, as well as private (recognized) schools, shall compulsorily impart moral education in the 30-minute session, immediately after the morning prayers. As […]

Shahar Khans back on streets to wake up people

Srinagar, May 17: The holy fasting month of Ramazan, the ninth month of Islamic calendar, began in Kashmir valley, where Shahar Khans are back on streets to wake up people to consume ‘Shahri’, meals before the fast started. The significance of Shahar Khans remained there despite people having latest electronic gadgets, including alarm facility in […]

Governor approves ordinance on death penalty to child rapists

Srinagar, May 17: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Thursday promulgated the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance and the Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Children from Sexual Violence Ordinance, 2018. Under this ordinance, rape or gang rape on a girl below 12 years of age has been made punishable with death […]

Ramadhan ceasefire

Ramadhan ceasefire

Urge your sons to leave path of violence: DGP to families of militants Srinagar, May 17: A day after Centre announced unilateral ceasefire during the month of Ramadhan in Kashmir valley, Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said the families of local militants should urge their sons to leave path of violence and […]

Army taken into confidence over ceasefire in Kashmir

New Delh, May 17: The Army was taken into confidence and its concerns were addressed before arriving at a decision that the forces will not launch any operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadhan, government sources said. Sources, however, said that “limited operations” based on specific intelligence will continue. “Army has […]

Ramadhan ceasefire a ‘cruel joke’ with Kashmiris: JRL

Srinagar, May 17: The Joint Resistance leadership (JRL) on Thursday termed the Ramadhan ceasefire as a “cruel joke” with Kashmiri people. “JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr. Mohammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a brief meeting held at Hyderpora Srinagar deliberated on the various dimensions of the “Operation Halt” announced by the […]