Forces escape militant attack in Shopian

Forces escape militant attack in Shopian

Srinagar: Suspected militants hurled a grenade followed by firing on government forces in Bonbazar area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday. A senior Police officer said that militants lobbed grenade followed by firing on forces, however in this incident no loss of life or injury has been reported. Meanwhile whole area has been cordoned […]

Religious places and places of worship to reopen from August 16: J&K govt spokesperson

Religious places and places of worship to reopen from August 16: J&K govt spokesperson

Srinagar: Amid a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday allowed religious places and places of worship to reopen from August 16. J&K government’s official spokesperson, Rohit Kansal confirmed the development on twitter this evening adding that “religious processions and large gatherings” shall remain “strictly prohibited”.

Two teenagers drown in Nallah Madhumati in Bandipora; one rescued

Two teenagers drown in Nallah Madhumati in Bandipora; one rescued

  Bandipora: A 15-year-old boy died and another was rescued after they drowned while taking a bath in Nallah-Mudhumati in Kuloosa locality of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday. An official identified the duo as Sameen Shabir Son of Shabir Ahamad Ganie (15) and Firdous Ahamad (16) both residents of Nowpora. He said that soon […]

4 percent seats in medical, engineering professional institutions in J&K reserved for Ladakh students

24 engineering seats, 35 medical seats for students from UT of Ladakh, in academic year 2020-21

4 percent seats in medical, engineering professional institutions in J&K reserved for Ladakh students

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday reserved 4 percent seats in professional medical and engineering institutions in the region. This was decided in a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam to review status with regard to reservation of seats for students belonging to the Union Territory of Ladakh in professional […]

16 from erstwhile J&K state crack UPSC Civil Services Exam-2019

16 from erstwhile J&K state crack UPSC Civil Services Exam-2019

  Srinagar: At least sixteen aspirants from Jammu and Kashmir have cracked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil service exam-2019. The list of 829 successful candidates made public by the UPSC on Tuesday included 16 from the erstwhile state including two from Ladakh, sources said. Among them include Abhishek Augustsya from Jammu is ranked […]

3 more deaths in Kashmir take J&K COVID-19 toll to 411

3 more deaths in Kashmir take J&K COVID-19 toll to 411

Srinagar: The COVID-19 death toll in Jammu and Kashmir rose to at least 411 on Tuesday after Kashmir valley reported three more deaths related to the disease since last night night, officials said. The fresh victims include a 65-year-old woman from Budgam and a 75-year-old man from Srinagar’s Khanyar area both of whom died at […]

Unidentified male body recovered from Nallah Sindh in Ganderbal

Unidentified male body recovered from Nallah Sindh in Ganderbal

  Srinagar: An unidentified male body was recovered from Nallah Sindh in Sumbal Balla Gund in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday morning. The body was seen floating by local residents in the stream, an official said. He said police team reached the spot and retrieved the body adding the identity of the body is […]

Govt announces curfew in Srinagar on Aug 4, 5

Govt announces curfew in Srinagar on Aug 4, 5

Srinagar: Authorities in Srinagar on Monday ordered curfew on August 4 and 5 in wake of the first anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370. “Senior superintendent of Srinagar has reported that a series of inputs have been received suggesting that separatist and Pak sponsored groups are planning to observe 5th August 2020 as Black […]

3 more COVID-19 related deaths in Kashmir

3 more COVID-19 related deaths in Kashmir

  Srinagar: Kashmir valley on Monday reported three more deaths related to COVID-19. Among the fresh victims, include a 62-year-old woman from Nawa Bazar area of Srinagar’s Old City died at SKIMS on Monday, sources said. They said a 65-year-old from SK colony Anantnag and a patient from Rawalpora Srinagar also died after contracting the […]

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