Two soldiers injured in encounter: Army

Two soldiers injured in encounter: Army

Srinagar: Two soldiers were injured in an encounter with militants in forests of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir today, the Army said. The encounter broke out in the forests of Kupwara district last night. Two soldiers were injured in the gunbattle and have been evacuated for medical attention, an Army official said. The operation was […]

SKIMS faculty allege favouritism in promotions, accuse admin of dropping qualified aspirants

SKIMS faculty allege favouritism in promotions, accuse admin of dropping qualified aspirants

SRINAGAR: The promotion of faculty members at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has raised eyebrows as some aspirants have accused the present administration of dropping them even as the Apical Selection Committee (ASC) of the Institute had cleared their names for promotion last year. The promotion list, a copy of which is with […]

NIA lets go of Kashmiri journalist after 3-day questioning

NIA lets go of Kashmiri journalist after 3-day questioning

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday ended its three-day questioning of Kashmiri journalist Aqib Javed in New Delhi. Among other questions, the NIA grilled Aqib over an interview that resistance leader Asiya Andrabi had with him. Aqib told Kashmir Reader that the NIA has given him a “clean chit” and he can return […]

HC directs implementation of Juvenile Justice Act

HC directs implementation of Juvenile Justice Act

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday directed state authorities to ensure that 14 Juvenile Justice Boards (JJBs) are constituted and Principal Magistrates for the 8 JJBs that are already in existence be notified by the next date of hearing. The court also directed that constitution of Child Welfare Committees (CWCs) for all 22 districts […]

Aasiya Andrabi, associates, sent to one-month judicial custody

Aasiya Andrabi, associates, sent to one-month judicial custody

New Delhi: Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief Aasiya Andrabi was on Tuesday sent to one-month judicial custody by a Delhi court in connection with a case of allegedly waging war against the country with support from Pakistan. Andrabi, who is chief of the Dukhtaran-e-Milat, was produced before the court along with her two women associates, after the expiry […]

Rejig in admin: 59 officers transferred

Rejig in admin: 59 officers transferred

Srinagar: J&K government on Monday ordered transfer orders to 59 officers. The order was issued by through General Administration Department (GAD). As per the order, following officers were transferred and posted at new places. Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, IAS (JK:1993), Principal Secretary to the Government, Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department, shall also hold the charge […]

ATFI files sedition case against Mehbooba

ATFI files sedition case against Mehbooba

Srinagar: Anti-Terrorist Front of India (ATFI) on Monday filed a sedition case against the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti over her statement wherein she had stated that more Salah-ud-dins and Yasin Maliks will be born in case New Delhi repeats 1987. The sedition case as per the documents available with Kashmir […]

Police arrest OGW in Pulwama village

Police arrest OGW in Pulwama village

PULWAMA: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested an over ground worker (OGW) of militants during a night raid in Pulwama district. Sabzar Ahmad Mir, resident of Khelan Pulwama, was arrested by a joint team of army’s 3RR and Special Operations Group (SOG) of police from Khelan village late Sunday night, a senior police official […]