CRDP to hold Kashmir Economic Summit in May

SRINAGAR: Centre for Research and Develop Policy (CRDP), a Srinagar-based think tank and policy group is organising a four-day Kashmir Economic Summit-2016 in May this year. As per an official handout issued here, renowned national and international economists, corporate heads, social and political scientists, business leaders, media tycoons, and policy makers will participate in the […]

Avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir for next 48 hrs

Chandigarh: An avalanche warning was issued today for higher areas of Jammu and Kashmir, advising people not to venture in to these areas over the next 48 hours. An advisory was issued by Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), which comes under the Ministry of Defence. ‘Medium danger’ avalanche warning exists for avalanche prone […]

Two army men, one civilian injured in grenade blast

Srinagar: Two army jawans and a civilian were injured today after unidentified militants lobbed a grenade on an army patrol party in south Kashmir s Anantnag district, police official said. Militants lobbed a grenade on an army patrol party at Goriwan in Bijbehara area of the district causing splinter injuries to two army jawans and […]

Avalanche hits Turtuk in Leh, jawan goes missing

SRINAGAR: A soldier is missing and another is in critical condition after an Army patrol party was hit by an avalanche in Leh’s Turtuk on Friday morning. The Army has launched a search operation for the missing soldier. A ‘medium danger’ avalanche warning was issued for the higher areas of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday […]

Police solves Bollywood style murder mystery in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Police have solved the murder mystery of a man whose body was recovered from river Jhelum on March 13, a police spokesperson said on Thursday. “On March 13, 2016 police station Sumbal recovered an unidentified male body from river Jhelum at Baniyari, Sumbal and the circumstantial evidence pointed that it was a murder. Accordingly […]

Now Jammu and Kashmir to have only experienced law officers

Jammu: Governor N.N. Vohra on Thursday accorded assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Law Officers (Appointment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2016. The salient features of these Rules are: for appointment of an Additional Advocate General, a person must have at least 10 years of practice as an Advocate and at least 08 reported judgements […]

‘Indian RAW officer’ arrested in Balochistan

Quetta: An Indian Navy officer, who is serving for spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), has been arrested in Balochistan, Samaa reported Thursday. Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed the arrest, saying the RAW officer, identified as Kulbhushan Yadav, was arrested three days ago, says the report. He said that the Indian commander was […]

India pressurizing Pak to put Kashmir issue on back burner: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday said that India was trying to rake up terrorism to pressurize Pakistan to put Kashmir issue on back burner. In a statement issued here, Geelani also advised government of Pakistan not to beg India for talks instead make it clear to New Delhi that unless […]

Government formation: Meeting with Modi positive says Mehbooba

Srinagar: PDP President Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday described the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “positive”. Soon after meeting Modi, Mehbooba told reporters that she would take the final call on Thursday after meeting her party legislators in Kashmir. “I will go back (Srinagar) and discuss with my legislators how to move ahead,” she […]