Hizb militant arrested in Shopian, claims police

Hizb militant arrested in Shopian, claims police

Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was on Thursday arrested during a search operation conducted jointly by police, Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF in a forest area of Shopian district in south Kashmir. Farooq Ahmad Hurra, a resident of Naninpora village of Shopian, was nabbed in Ringward forest in Kellar area of the district, a police officer […]

JK Bank chairman meets governor

JK Bank chairman meets governor

Srinagar: Chairman and CEO of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Mushtaq Ahmad, called on Governor N N Vohra in Jammu, the winter capital of the state. “The governor discussed with the chairman certain issues related to the bank, providing targeted support to identified segments of the economy, particularly to craftsmen, weavers and artisans, horticulturists, and entrepreneurs, […]

State to set up poultry markets in every district

State to set up poultry markets in every district

Srinagar: The state will establishing poultry markets in every district to boost poultry rearing business, with Kupwara and Pulwama set to get a new market each soon. It was announced by divisional commissioner, Kashmir, Asgar Samoon, in his meeting with Poultry Farmers Association (PFA) here, a local news agency reported on Thursday. The meeting was […]

Jamiat to organise conference on ‘Save Humanity’

SRINAGAR: Jamiat Ahle Hadith, Jammu & Kashmir is organizing a conference ‘Save Humanity’, on February 14 at its Jammu office, the statement issued here on Thursday said. “The humanity is going through the tough times and there is urgent need of creating awareness in spreading true message of Islam,” Jamiat president Prof Ghulam Mohammad Bhat […]

Shopian boy shines in all-India level examination

SRINAGAR: A 5th standard student hailing from Shopian district brought laurels to the state by winning “Paryavaran Ratna Award” at All India Level Environmental Studies Examination conducted by the Indian Centre for Wildlife and Environmental Studies in South Asia Region (ICWESSAR) Jaipur Rajasthan. Sheikh Abdul Lateef, son of Sheikh Wali Mohammad of Al Huda Educational […]

JKYF sets up cutting & tailoring centre for orphan, destitute girls

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Yateem Foundation (JKYF) on Thursday sets up a cutting and tailoring centre for orphan and destitute girls, at Dobi Pora in Ganderbal district. According to a statement, a group of 19 girls from various parts of the district have registered for the vocational course. Speaking on the occasion, district representative Altaf […]

Let us go for fresh elections, Omar Abdullah dares PDP

Let us go for fresh elections, Omar Abdullah dares PDP

SRINAGAR: Former chief minister and National Conference working president, Omar Abdullah, on Wednesday asked Peoples Democratic Party to opt for a fresh if it is “scared” of forming a government with BJP. Addressing party workers at Beerwah, Budgam, during a tour of his constituency, Abdullah, according to statement issued here, said, “If you (PDP) are […]

Vohra chairs another security meeting

Vohra chairs another security meeting

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday reviewed security management issues with senior civil, police, and central intelligence agency officers in a meeting held at the Raj Bhavan in Jammu. An official handout issued here said that Vohra, while again highlighting the importance of continuing vigil over the situation and close coordination between all the […]

‘PDP-BJP can’t leave people in lurch for own compulsions’

‘PDP-BJP can’t leave people in lurch for own compulsions’

Jammu: Stating that there can be no alternative to elected government, National Conference on Wednesday asked PDP and BJP not to leave people in lurch for their compulsions. “Those mandated to run the affairs of the state should not shirk their responsibilities. They are accountable to the people, who cannot be left in lurch because […]

Imam’s Fake Encounter: Policeman cross examined in court

Imam’s Fake Encounter: Policeman cross examined in court

SRINAGAR: A policeman on Wednesday was cross examined by the defence counsel in a case involving fake encounter killing of Imam Showkat Ahmad Kataria by police and army in October 2006. The cross examination of the policeman, head constable Ghulam Mohammad, who was posted in Ajas Bandipora then, took place before the Principal District and […]