Ladakh legislators take up molestation issue with CM

Ladakh legislators take up molestation issue with CM

JAMMU: Ladakh region legislators Nawang Rigzin Jora, Asgar Karbalai, Aga Syed Baqir and Deldan Namgyal discussed with chief minister Mehbooba Mufti a recent incident of sexual harassment of a Ladakhi girl in Jammu. Karbalai said the legislators told chief Minister that this not the first time that a girl student from Ladakh region had been […]

Girl molested in Pampore, police arrests three eve-teasers, sent to Central Jail

Girl molested in Pampore, police arrests three eve-teasers, sent to Central Jail

PAMPORE: Three persons were arrested on charges of molesting a college student at Pampore on Sunday. Pampore Station House Officer Manzoor Ahmad Beigh told Kashmir Reader that the student filed a complaint with the police, accusing the three students of Government Degree College, Pampore, of molesting her at Tulbagh, Kadlabal when she was returning home […]

Forest encroachment: Graft body declares it “burning issue”, decries lack of coordination

Forest encroachment: Graft body declares it “burning issue”, decries lack of coordination

SRINAGAR: Lack of coordination between forest and revenue departments has resulted in encroachment of forestland in Jammu and Kashmir, state vigilance commission has said in a report. The anti-graft watchdog has termed the encroachments as a ‘burning issue’. “Dealing with complaints relating to the alleged encroachment of forestland at various places, it was observed that […]

Cop’s killing: Rasheed urges UJC to understand compulsions of police

Cop’s killing: Rasheed urges UJC to understand compulsions of police

SRINAGAR: Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Sunday appealed the United Jihad Council (UJC), a conglomerate of various militant organisations, to “understand the compulsions of one lakh jawans of J&K Police” and “keep in mind that they (police) cannot be isolated”. As per a statement issued here, Rasheed was addressing […]

Various delegations, seeking resolution of problems, call on CM Mehbooba

Various delegations, seeking resolution of problems, call on CM Mehbooba

JAMMU: Several deputations across the State on Sunday met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here and requested early resolution of the problems confronting them. They also extended New Year greetings to the Chief Minister. The deputations came from different walks of life who sought intervention of the Chief Minister in addressing their grievances and fulfilling […]

NC ‘firms up’ strategy to corner coalition

NC ‘firms up’ strategy to corner coalition

Jammu: A day ahead of the budget session of the Jammu and Kashmir State Legislature, a high level legislative party meeting of National Conference was held at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan on Sunday evening with working president Omar Abdullah in the chair, to firm up the party strategy during the session, according to a press release. The […]

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

New Delhi: India and Pakistan on Sunday exchanged for the 26th consecutive year the list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral agreement that prohibits them from attacking each other’s atomic facilities. “India and Pakistan today exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, the list of nuclear installations and facilities covered under […]

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