KAS exams on schedule: PSC

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (PSC) on Saturday said that Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) Mains examination 2016 shall be held as per the already notified schedule in two sessions from July 02 to 27, 2018. A statement of the PSC said that, “as of now, there seems no need to reschedule the examination since all […]

Protest in Srinagar, family demand body of militant killed in Kupwara

Srinagar Police fired tear smoke shells and resorted to pellet guns to disperse protesters at Barzullah here on Saturday seeking the body of the local youth who according to them was killed in Kupwara yesterday. On Friday, the army claimed to have killed an unidentified militant in an encounter at Tunga Top forest area of Kachama. Reports said […]

3 Amarnath pilgrims, policeman injured in road mishaps in Kangan

Sheikh Anees Kangan: Three Amarnath pilgrims were injured in a road accident in Ganderbal on Saturday afternoon. An Indica car bearing registration number  PB03Y-6776 carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims from Baltal base camp to the Srinagar collided with a LP truck HP55A-1705  coming from opposite direction at Sumbal Bala Gund on the Srinagar-Leh highway in Ganderbal […]

Paramedical exams postponed

Paramedical exams postponed

Srinagar: Principal State Paramedical & Nursing Council Saturday informed that all the Paramedical and Nursing examinations (Paper-B) earlier scheduled on July 1, 2018 are hereby postponed in Jammu as well as Kashmir Divisions owing to incessant rainfall. “The next date shall be notified separately in due course of time,” the Principal said in a statement.

Harmeet Singh – the first Sikh newscaster in Pak

Harmeet Singh – the first Sikh newscaster in Pak

Karachi: In a first, a Sikh man has been hired as an anchor by a news channel in Pakistan. Harmeet Singh, who is a resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province’s Chakesar city, has joined the Public News channel. The official handle of the media house posted a video of Singh on twitter and captioned, “Pakistan’s 1st […]

JK Governor directs action to meet likely floods

JK Governor directs action to meet likely floods

Srinagar: In a meeting held at the Raj Bhavan early Saturday, Governor N.N. Vohra reviewed the situation arising from the increasing water levels of Rivers Jhelum, Tawi and other major Nallahs in both regions of Jammu and Kashmir and the advance preparations which are required to be taken by the Administration, a government statement said. […]

Jama’at chief directs cadres to be alert during prevailing situation

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu Kashmir Chief Ghulam Mohammad Bhat Saturday directed cadres to remain vigilant to the prevailing climatic situation and be prepared for any eventuality in order to help people. “Keeping in view the critical situation created due to incessant rains since a couple of days, Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, Chief of Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu Kashmir has […]

JK Police set up help lines across Kashmir

Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir Police have set up help lines across the valley for the general public to provide any assistance required in view of the incessant rainfall, a statement said on Saturday. The help lines shall function round-the-clock to tackle the situation arising from the inclement weather situation prevalent in the valley. In case […]

Afghan forces resume offensive operations after govt ceasefire ends

Kabul: Afghan government forces resumed offensive operations today after President Ashraf Ghani declared an end to the government’s unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban. Ghani said the ceasefire, which lasted 18 days after it was extended once and overlapped with the Taliban’s unilateral three-day truce for Eid, had been “98 percent successful”. “The ceasefire is over. […]

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