Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:15:46 IST in Kashmir
BY Izhar Nazir Ali
A former militant who was arrested by the Delhi police and charged with planning fidayeen attacks in the Indian capital, had returned from Pakistan after nearly 20 years to surrender before Kashmir police, his family said Friday.
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:13:46 IST in Kashmir
BY Afzal Sofi
Around 9.5 crores rupees have been spent on the security cover of some Hurriyat leaders in the past 12 years, the government said Friday.
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:13:17 IST in Kashmir
BY MUDASIR AHMED
The University of Kashmir is mulling to start classes on double shifts in its bid to grapple with the increasing rush of aspirants for different courses.
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:12:25 IST in Kashmir
BY Mushtaq Ahmed
At least seven persons were injured Friday in clashes with government forces in this north Kashmir district. Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that scores of people, mainly young boys,
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:11:45 IST in Kashmir
Mobs set fire to Muslim homes and mosques in frenzied rioting in a town in central Myanmar, leaving at least 20 people dead and more than 6,000 homeless amid growing fears Friday
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:10:18 IST in Kashmir
In a major step towards connecting Kashmir with outside by rail, the long-awaited Banihal-Qazigund section will be commissioned within the next two months,
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:09:48 IST in Kashmir
Shalindra Kumar took over as Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir here Friday.
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:09:17 IST in Kashmir
According to Regional Transport Officer, Kashmir, all contract carriage, taxi and maxi cab operators are informed to approach the respective Regional Transport Officer
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 22:55:59 IST in Kashmir
BY AFZAL SOFI
If figures are anything to go by, the Jammu and Kashmir government seems to have made little headway as far as its plans to “boost the financial resources of the state” through the much-hyped Roshni scheme are concerned. In a written reply to a question by an MLA regarding the scheme, the government on Friday informed the Legislative Assembly it has approved ownership rights of over 2,54,439 kanals of land in the state under various categories
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 22:49:03 IST in Kashmir
There has been no discrimination against any region in either release of funds or sanctioning of posts in the Department, Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Higher Education, Mohammad Akbar Lone said Friday in the House. Making a statement in the House, the Minister said the Government is committed to carry out the construction of colleges as per the programme already sanctioned, by partial funding from Central Government and rest from the state plan.
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 22:48:34 IST in Kashmir
BY Mushtaq Ahmed
Asserting that the army was ready to tackle any situation, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 15 Corps Lt Gen Om Prakash Friday said that 108 militants were killed by army in Jammu and Kashmir last year. “Last year 108 militants including many top commanders were killed. The presence of militants is there, but army is completely ready to tackle every situation,”
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 22:47:59 IST in Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir government Friday said that eighteen persons have been booked in cases related to unlawful activities and exchange of hawala money in connection with cross-LoC trade and Rs 2.38 crore have been recovered.