Will continue to raise Kashmir issue at world stage: Imran

Will continue to raise Kashmir issue at world stage: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Notwithstanding the unsuccessful attempts made by him to raise the Kashmir issue at the world stage, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday reiterated that his country would continue to raise the matter at all international forums. Addressing the Pakistan-administered Kashmir’s legislative assembly on the first anniversary of India’s decision to revoke the special […]

UN experts urge world to address ‘alarming’ human rights situation in J&K

UN experts urge world to address ‘alarming’ human rights situation in J&K

Geneva: A group of UN rights experts urged India to address the “alarming human rights situation” in Kashmir since it stripped its autonomy a year ago on Wednesday. The independent experts, who do not speak for the United Nations but report their findings to it, called on other nations to pile the pressure on India […]

Entire population of Kashmir deprived of freedom: Amnesty International

Entire population of Kashmir deprived of freedom: Amnesty International

Srinagar: Asking the government of India to “urgently stop the protracted clampdown” in Jammu and Kashmir, prominent human rights watchdog Amnesty International on Wednesday demanded release of all political leaders, journalists and activists, besides restoration of high speed internet in Jammu and kashmir. The human rights body also asked the government to decongest prisons and […]

Raj Bhavan cancels ‘At Home’ function in view of Covid

Raj Bhavan cancels ‘At Home’ function in view of Covid

SRINAGAR: In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘At Home’ function for this year’s Independence Day to be hosted by the Raj Bhavan, Srinagar, as per past practice, stands cancelled. The decision was taken after assessing the current circumstances of COVID-19 pandemic in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and keeping in view the […]

Murmu resigns as LG to become CAG, say reports

Murmu resigns as LG to become CAG, say reports

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Wednesday sent his resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind, media reports said. News18 reported that Murmu is set to be the next Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) taking over from Rajiv Mehrishi, who will retire this week. While reports said Murmu has sent […]

Army commander briefs LG about security situation

Army commander briefs LG about security situation

SRINAGAR:: General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command, Lt Gen Y K Joshi on Wednesday met Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu here at the Raj Bhavan. The Lt Governor and Lt Gen Joshi discussed various important issues pertaining to the prevailing security scenario and the overall security management in Jammu and Kashmir. Lt Gen Y K […]

More than 2.86 lakh stranded JK residents evacuated

More than 2.86 lakh stranded JK residents evacuated

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,86,301 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu […]

Minor drowns in Uri

Baramulla: A minor boy drowned into river Jhelum in north Kashmir’s Uri town on Wednesday afternoon. Sources said that a group of boys were taking a bath in the river on Wednesday to beat the heat in the Gingle area of Uri, and among them one boy drowned into the river. The boy was identified […]

Farooq, Omar felicitate UPSC qualifiers from JK

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President, Member of Parliament from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday felicitated the candidates from J&K who have cracked the prestigious UPSC exams, urging the successful candidates to work towards strengthening grass roots level development and progress. While congratulating the successful candidates, the Party President […]

Kendriya Vidyalaya to come up at Kreeri, Baramulla

Government transfers 50Kanal land to School Education Department SRINAGAR: The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu, approved allotment and transfer of land measuring 50 kanals to the School Education Department at village Hail Jageer, Tehsil Kreeri in District Baramulla for construction of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV). Once […]

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