KCSDS urges UNSG to rake-up Kashmir issue during his visit to India

Srinagar: The Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) – a civil society group – Saturday said it has mailed a letter to the UN Secretary-General inviting him to Kashmir during his visit to India in October. “We have received a response from the office of the Secretary-General,” the statement said. “After acknowledging the […]

CJ inaugurates legal services awareness camp at Panthachowk

SRINAGAR: Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, Sunday inaugurated legal services cum awareness camp, here at Panthachowk. Organized by District Legal Services Authority Srinagar in collaboration with District Administration Srinagar ‘Mega Legal Services and Awareness Camp’ witnessed participation of hundreds of citizens from different parts of Kashmir, besides officials from […]

‘Sensitize voters about Panchayat Polls’

KISHTWAR: A meeting with all Nodal Officers of Panchayats of District Kishtwar was held under the chairmanship of District Election Officer, Angrez Singh Rana here at the conference hall, new DC Office Complex, Kishtwar. The meeting was attended by ADC Kishtwar, Pawan Parihar, ACD Kishtwar, Anil Kumar Chandail, SDM Paddar Rishi Kumar Sharma, DPO Kishtwar […]

Ganai asks Pvt Schools to impart quality education, cater to less privileged segment

Jammu: Advisor to Governor, Khursheed Ahmed Ganai today asked the private educational institutions to carry forward their dual responsibility of imparting quality education and a social responsibility to cater to the less privileged segment of the society with more dedication. Ganai asserted that Private School Managements should have self regulations on the functioning of the […]

GoC Northern Command visits Kashmir, reviews operational preparedness of Army

Srinagar: General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GoC-in-C) of the Indian Army’s Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Sunday visited Kashmir to review the operational preparedness of the force. Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visited army men deployed in the hinterland in north and central Kashmir, an Army spokesman said. He said the GoC-in-C Northern Command reviewed the operational […]

13 stranded passengers including a foreigner airlifted from Kargil

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police airlifted 13 stranded passengers including a foreign tourist from a village in Kargil. A police spokesman in a statement said after strenuous efforts by Zanskar Police and locals, the stranded passengers were traced near Lakhang and shifted to nearby Village where they were provided food, shelter, and other necessities […]

UNSG concerned over situation in Kashmir

United Nations: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir while encouraging “positive dialogue” to resolve the disagreements peacefully. He also said the UN welcomes a greater role for India in addressing regional peace and security challenges. “On the development front, India already is, and can become an […]

BJP leader assaults govt official in Bandipora, police register case

Bandipora: A Block Development Officer has registered a complaint against Bandipora Bhartiya Janta Party’s (BJP) District president, Waseem Bari, for abusing and assaulting a government official at his office in North Kashmir on Saturday. The BDO Bandipora identified as Riyaz Hassan Wani after the incident went to the Bandipora police and registered an FIR against […]

Several injured in road accident at Sopore in north Kashmir

Srinagar: Several passengers sustained injuries in a road accident in North Kashmir’s Sopore town on Sunday. Reports said that the accident took place at Bohropira area of Sopore on Sunday after a four wheeler private vehicle ALTO car bearing registration number JK05G-9239 hit a passenger vehicle.  They said that several passengers sustained injuries and were […]

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