State govt has failed to provide jobs to KPs: Youth body

Jammu: An organisation working for Kashmiri Pandits today accused the Jammu and Kashmir government of failing to provide jobs to 221 youths under the prime minister’s rehabilitation package for the community. In a memorandum to Governor N N Vohra, the Youth All India Kashmir Samaj (YAIKS) alleged that the government was “discouraging” Kashmiri Pandit youths […]

Around 1382 kanals of state land occupied in different states

 SRINAGAR: Around 1382 Kanals of land owned by Jammu & Kashmir state in other parts of India have been illegally occupied by individuals and (Indian) government departments, the government revealed in the Legislative Council on Tuesday. In a written reply to legislator Firdous Ahmad Tak, the government said that around 1251 kanals and 4 marlas of land […]

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

New Delhi: Pakistan on Monday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner and lodged a protest over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the border which authorities here claim killed three civilians. India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here by Director General, South Asia and SAARC, Muhammad […]

Two civilians injured in Pak shelling: BSF

Two civilians injured in Pak shelling: BSF

Jammu: BSF on Sunday said that two villagers were injured as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire again, targeting 14 Border Outposts (BoPs) and border hamlets in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on BSF posts along the IB in Samba sector from 2105 hours last night”, a BSF officer […]

Villagers living along border areas asked to remain vigilant

Jammu: With Pakistani troops repeatedly shelling border areas, authorities have advised villagers living along the Indo-Pak border in Samba district to remain vigilant and stay indoors. “People (of border hamlets along International Border) should remain vigilant. Villagers are advised to stay indoors and at safer places during cross border shelling,” Minister for Industries and Commerce, […]

Notorious criminal booked under PSA in Samba

Jammu: Police detained a notorious criminal involved in 11 criminal cases under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), in the Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. Yudhvir Singh alias Bablu is a habitual and notorious criminal, who was involved in 11 criminals cases (five cases in Samba and six in Jammu district), a police officer […]

2 civilians injured in ceasefire violation in Jammu, says BSF

2 civilians injured in ceasefire violation in Jammu, says BSF

Jammu: Pakistan resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling at nine Indian Border Outposts (BoPs) and civilian areas in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir injuring two persons in ceasefire violations for the second straight day on Saturday that were resumed after over a month-long lull. The Border Security Force (BSF) retaliated effectively to the […]

Friday’s violation: Mufti grieves loss of life, his deputy condemns

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayed on Saturday expressed grief over the killing of a civilian in the ceasefire violation that happened in Samba, Jammu on Friday. In a press statement issued here, Mufti hoped that the agreement reached between the two neighbouring countries for maintaining peace on the International Border and Line of Control […]

JK govt to construct 110 footbridges in Jammu, Udhampur

JAMMU: The J&K government will construct 110 footbridges in the Jammu and Udhampur districts of the state at a cost of Rs 48 crore. The Minister for Rural Development Abdul Haq today said that under the new concept of convergence of funds, sustainable assets are being created under MGNREGA in the rural areas of the […]

3 Bangladeshis nabbed for trying to cross over to Pak

Jammu: Security forces have foiled an exfiltration bid along International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir and arrested three Bangladeshi nationals. “Three Bangladeshi nationals, who were heading towards IB to cross over to other side, were arrested from village Nandpur in Ramgarh sector of Samba,” SSP Samba Joginder Singh said here Saturday. […]

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