PM to lay foundation stones for Rs 10K cr projects in JK

PM to lay foundation stones for Rs 10K cr projects in JK

New Delhi, May 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Rs 6,800 crore strategic Zojila tunnel, Asia’s longest bi-directional tunnel, in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday. He will also lay the foundation stones for ring road projects in Srinagar and Jammu costing nearly Rs 3,884 crore. The tunnel will provide all weather […]

Restrictions in Srinagar today

Restrictions in Srinagar today

Srinagar, May 18: Amid heightened security arrangements in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to State, authorities have decided to impose restrictions in Srinagar parts including Old City on Saturday as a precautionary measure. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan Friday evening in Srinagar. […]

Three militants killed in north Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, May 18: Army on Friday claimed to have killed three militants in a gunfight at Brinjal forest area of Vilgam, Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. An army official said that soldiers of 15 RR intercepted a group of militants believed to be infiltrators at Brinjal forest adjacent to Shahnagar Jat Gali, around 7 […]

NIA files charge sheet against LeT militant

NIA files charge sheet against LeT militant

New Delhi, May 18: The National Investigating Agency Friday filed a charge sheet in a city court against an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba militant, saying he had infiltrated into India intending to carry out attacks in different areas including Delhi. Mohammed Amir Awan was nabbed by the army on November 24 last year from Handwara area of […]

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 […]