Recruitment to PM package posts accelerated

Both Kashmiri migrants and non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits eligible SRINAGAR: The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, Wednesday approved the re-allocation of 1997 number of unfilled supernumerary posts for recruitment of registered Kashmiri migrants and non migrant Kashmiri Pandits, who are willing to serve and settle down in Kashmir […]

Man injured in bear attack in Kupwara

BARAMULLA: A man was injured by a black bear in north Kashmir’s Handwara area of Kupwara district on Wednesday. Official sources said that Wali Mohammad Sheikh ,60,son of Habibullah Sheikh resident of Dolipora Villgam Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district was attacked by a black bear near his house Wednesday morning when he was going […]

Driver who killed two women in Rafiabad on Tuesday, arrested

BARAMULLA: The driver of a passenger vehicle who hit and killed two women in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday afternoon and escaped from the spot has been arrested by the police on Wednesday morning. Officials said a hit and run case was already registered against the driver when he escaped from […]

Boy drowns in river Jhelum in Uri, rescue started

BARAMULLA: A young boy was drowned in river Jhelum in Uri area of Baramulla district on Wednesday afternoon. Locals said that a group of boys were bathing in river Jhelum on Wednesday afternoon near the Nowshera village of Uri, in which a 14 years old boy identified as Shahid Ahmad son of Noor Mohammad resident […]

Second suspect arrested in Tral rifle snatching incident, say police

SRINAGAR: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a second suspect involved in snatching a 12 Bore rifle from a private security guard at Jammu and Kashmir Bank’s Dadsara branch in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district last week. A police statement said that the suspect was arrested by Awantipora police this morning. Another suspect was arrested […]

Erdogan’s remarks on J&K at UNGA ‘completely unacceptable’: India

Erdogan’s remarks on J&K at UNGA ‘completely unacceptable’: India

United Nations: India has termed as “completely unacceptable” references to Jammu and Kashmir by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his address to the high-level debate at the UN General Assembly, saying Ankara should learn to respect the sovereignty of other nations and reflect on its own policies more deeply. “We have seen remarks by […]

Block Divas observed in Pampore, status of grievances filed reviewed

Pampore: As part of ongoing “Jan Abhiyan”launched by the government preceding the upcoming Back to Village-3, Block Divas was on Tuesday celebrated in Saffron town Pampore. The Block Diwas was held under the supervision of Tehsildar of Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din in townhall Pampore where people registered their grievances. “This was second part of the Jan […]

KPDCL to replace wires, wooden poles worth Rs 40 crore

KPDCL to replace wires, wooden poles worth Rs 40 crore

Kansal chairs its first AGM after unbundling of PDD SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Power Development & Information Departments, Rohit Kansal Monday chaired the first Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) here. The Principal Secretary commended the company for completing all the financial statements within the deadline. He asked the officers to […]

Water shortage triggers protest in Sopore village

Water shortage triggers protest in Sopore village

Baramulla: The people of Sadpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday staged a protest against the Jal Shakti department who according to them failed to provide them proper water supply in the area. Eyewitness said that the score of people mostly women’s of Sadpora Sopore took into the streets on Tuesday […]

2 women killed in road mishap in Baramulla

2 women killed in road mishap in Baramulla

Baramulla: Two women killed in a tragic road accident in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday afternoon. Locals said that two women were walking along the roadside near the Hadipora area of Rafiabad Baramulla on Baramulla-Handwara road when a speedy four wheeler Sumo vehicle hit them, resulting both the women were down […]