Six more Covid deaths, 183 fresh cases

Six more Covid deaths, 183 fresh cases

Srinagar: Kashmir reported six more deaths due to Covid-19 on Sunday taking the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir to 133. According to officials, the latest Covid-19 victims include a 70-year-old man from Wantang Anantnag, a 60-year-old woman from Shadipora Bandipora, both died at SKIMS and a 40-year-old man from Sangrama Baramulla who died at […]

Militants killed in Kulgam gunfight test positive: Police

Militants killed in Kulgam gunfight test positive: Police

Srinagar: Police on Sunday claimed that the swab samples of two militants killed in a gunfight with government forces in Kulgam a day ago tested COVID-19 positive. A police statement issued in this regard said the samples of the killed militants were taken and sent for COVID-19 testing to Chest Diseases Hospital Srinagar. The results […]

Retired Gorkha soldiers among 6,000 given J&K domicile

Retired Gorkha soldiers among 6,000 given J&K domicile

Srinagar: Among those applying and receiving domicile certificates are retired soldiers and officers of the Gorkha community, who now can buy land and property, and apply for jobs in Jammu and Kashmir. In Jammu and Kashmir, nearly 6,000 such certificates have been issued so far, The Times of India reported. Quoting Vijay Kumar Sharma, additional […]

Congress sets up delimitation panel in J&K

Congress sets up delimitation panel in J&K

Jammu: Congress on Sunday announced a 10-member committee to deal with the issues of proposed delimitation of parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir. Former minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed was named as chairman of the committee and the members included former deputy chief minister Tara Chand, ex-MP Madan Lal Sharma, former ministers Taj Mohiuddin, […]

CRPF soldier wounded in IED blast in Pulwama

CRPF soldier wounded in IED blast in Pulwama

Srinagar: A CRPF personnel was injured in a low-intensity improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Pulwama district on Sunday, police said. Security forces also detected and defused another IED in the district later, a police official said. The official said the IED blast occurred at Gongoo area of Pulwama in South Kashmir this morning as […]

IAF ramping up deployment along border with China

IAF ramping up deployment along border with China

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is significantly enhancing deployment of its frontline jets, attack helicopters and transport fleet in all its key bases guarding the airspace along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in view of heightened border tension with China in eastern Ladakh, people familiar with the development said on Saturday. The […]

Morale of forces very high: ITBP DG

Morale of forces very high: ITBP DG

New Delhi: The morale of the Indian armed forces is “very high” and the troops are ready to sacrifice their lives for the nation like in the past, ITBP chief S S Deswal said on Sunday as the military standoff with China continued in Ladakh. The ITBP Director General (DG) said the recent visit of […]

Sahreen Shameem is first Kashmiri woman to be offered a Master’s in Public Policy at Oxford

Sahreen Shameem is first Kashmiri woman to be offered a Master’s in Public Policy at Oxford

Education in Kashmir has to be insulated from lockdowns and curfews, says the maverick who gave up midway degrees in Engineering and Economics Srinagar: A 29-year-old woman from Natipora in Srinagar has become only the second Kashmiri to be selected for an academic programme that is otherwise dominated by bureaucrats, politicians and consultants working closely […]

Srinagar lawyer gets Chevening scholarship to study human rights

Srinagar lawyer gets Chevening scholarship to study human rights

Srinagar: Hasnain Khawja, 25, from Srinagar has earned the distinction of being awarded the fully funded Chevening scholarship. The scholarship is a UK government’s global scholarship programme to which thousands of people from all around the world apply every year. The scholarship offers ‘future leaders’ an opportunity to pursue a fully-funded one year master’s programme […]

Srinagar’s Sunday market still shut

Srinagar’s Sunday market still shut

Srinagar: Despite the easing of the coronavirus lockdown, the weekly flea market in Srinagar, commonly known as the Sunday Market, remains closed since March this year. The district administration has allowed opening of markets in Srinagar on alternative days but vendors are not being allowed to put up stalls for the Sunday market at Lal […]

1 2 3 1,865