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23-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Four 'IS-inspired' militants killed in J&K gunfight

Four "Islamic State-inspired" militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.Following the gunfight, Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh told reporters that the four militants...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Prakash Javadekar hails DTH, cable networks, hands out STBs

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has said DTH (direct-to-home) and cable networks have revolutionised dissemination of information, education and entertainment.Speaking at an event, here on Saturday, organised for free distribution...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Separatist Hurriyat leaders ready for talks, says J&K Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Saturday that the separatist Hurriyat leaders are ready for talks with the government.Speaking at a function in Srinagar during the distribution of free-to-air Doordarshan set-top boxes to border residents,...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

JeM militant killed in J&K's Baramulla gunfight

A Pakistani militant of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit was killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.The militant, identified as Luqman, was killed in the encounter in Boniyar area of Uri sector...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest in Srinagar

Separatist Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest on Saturday in Srinagar.A spokesman of the Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat said a police party arrived at the Nigeen residence of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on the city outskirts and informed...

17-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Senior police officer breaks down carrying son of martyred inspector

A heart rending picture of a senior police officer breaking down while carrying the son of martyred inspector, Arshad Khan went viral on the social media in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.The picture taken during the wreath laying ceremony in district police...

09-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir: Test of India's national security policy

Kashmir has, in recent years, become the fulcrum not only of India's internal security but also of India-Pakistan relations and our foreign policy at large. It goes to the credit of the Modi government that the problem of Kashmir was first put in its right perspective...

08-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Nine killed in Leh road accident

Nine people were killed on Saturday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh district.Police said the tragedy occured when a truck went out of the driver's control at Lamayuru in Leh district."The truck plunged into a deep gorge killing nine people who...

05-Jun-2019 Srinagar

India, Pakistan must start new chapter: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Senior religious and separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday urged India and Pakistan to start "a new chapter" and told the Modi government that the Kashmir issue needed "a peaceful and political solution".Delivering the Eid sermon at the historic...

04-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Centre trying to inflict emotional partition of J&K : Mehbooba Mufti

Former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti said on Tuesday that instead of allowing old wounds to heal, the Modi government was  inflicting another emotional partition of Jammu and Kashmir.Reacting to media reports...

03-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Governor visits DPS, Srinagar, Inaugurates Learning Resource Centre

Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated a newly constructed building of the Learning Resource Centre for the specially abled children at the Delhi Public School, Srinagar, here today.Governor went round the building and inspected the teaching learning facilities...

31-May-2019 Srinagar

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.The gunfight took place in an orchard area of the Dragad-Sugan village after security forces surrounded the area following information...

28-May-2019 Srinagar

Reservation rules amendment to benefit migrant Kashmiri Pandits

In a major relief to thousands of migrant Kashmiri Pandits, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday announced an amendment in the rules governing the issuance of reservation certificates to various categories of the state's residents.The amendment to...

26-May-2019 New Delhi/Srinagar

Love, sex and dhoka in Kashmir

With Zakir Musa's killing, security forces have recorded an extremely important kill in the battle against Islamic fundamentalism in the Valley, in the main south Kashmir where the jungles are now being used to train local youth. Musa, a byproduct of generation...

25-May-2019 Srinagar

Restrictions to continue in Srinagar and other places

Protests in the wake of the killing of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind outfit's chief commander Zakir Musa, forced authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to continue preventive restrictions in the Kashmir Valley.All schools and colleges in the valley were ordered...

24-May-2019 New Delhi

Will Riyaz Naikoo fill void created by Zakir Musa's killing?

Riyaz Naikoo, 33, who carries a reward of Rs 12 lakh on his head, now replaces Zakir Musa as the most wanted militant commander in the Kashmir Valley after Musa was killed by security forces on Thursday.Although he is not affiliated to the Al Qaeda as Musa...

24-May-2019 Srinagar

How a studious Zakir Rashid Bhat became the dreaded 'Zakir Musa'

The journey of Zakir Rashid Bhat, from a well-to-do middle class family of Noorpora village in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral area, to becoming 'Zakir Musa' or the most wanted militant in Kashmir reads like a Bollywood blockbuster.Seeing his father Abdul Rashid...

16-May-2019 Srinagar

6 militants, soldier among 8 killed in three Valley gunfights

Six militants, including a top Jaish-e-Mohammad commander, as well as a soldier and a civilian were killed and four others injured in three gunfights between security forces and militants across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday.In the first gunfight in Dalipora...

14-May-2019 Srinagar

Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape

Students at many places in the Kashmir Valley took to the streets and clashed with security forces on Tuesday in protest against the rape of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir's  Bandipora district.Students of Amar Singh College came out of the campus and fought...

11-May-2019 Srinagar

KCCI members calls on Div Com

A delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce (KCCI) members today called on Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan to discuss various issues confronting traders.The Divisional Commissioner informed the members that the government had dedicated...

11-May-2019 Srinagar

MLC Arora meets Governor

Ramesh Arora, MLC, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and apprised him about various issues of public importance....

10-May-2019 Srinagar

VC IUST calls on Advisor Sharma

Vice Chancellor, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Professor Mushtaq Siddiqi called on Advisor to the Governor K K Sharma here today.While interacting with  the Advisor, the VC raised several issues related to the further development...

10-May-2019 Srinagar

Chief Vigilance Commissioner meets Governor

P.L. Gupta, Chief Vigilance Commissioner, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Gupta briefed Governor about the functioning of the Vigilance Commission and the Anti-Corruption Bureau.Governor emphasized the crucial importance of these...

09-May-2019 Srinagar

VC KVIB for entrepreneurial dev, reaching out to youth

Vice Chairperson, Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB), Dr Hina Shafi Bhat today chaired a meeting to review the performance of the Board wherein she stressed for promotion of entrepreneurial activities in the state.The meeting was...

09-May-2019 Srinagar

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai holds public grievance camp at Srinagar

As part of the weekly outreach programme, Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today interacted with scores of deputations at J&K Governor’s Grievance Cell at Church Lane, Sonawar here.More than 15 delegations and individuals from various parts...

09-May-2019 Srinagar

Vijay Dhar meets Governor

Vijay Dhar, Member Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Board at the Raj Bhavan here today.Governor and Sh. Dhar discussed progress of various ongoing projects in the Shrine area and further possibilities of augmenting...

09-May-2019 Srinagar

GoC 15 corps meets Governor

Lt. Gen. KJS Dhillon, GOC 15 Corps, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about issues relating to the security situation in the Valley and along the LoC.Governor appreciated the army’s sustained strong support to the...

09-May-2019 Srinagar

Governor inaugurates Grade Separator at TRC Junction

Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated the Grade Separator at the TRC Junction Srinagar today. Sh. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Sh. K.K. Sharma, Sh. K. Skandan- Advisors to Governor; Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Dilbag Singh, DGP; Sh. Umang Narula, Principal...

08-May-2019 Srinagar

Governor reviews security scenario

Governor Satya Pal Malik undertook a detailed review of the security management related issues in a high level meeting at the Raj Bhavan here today and was given a sector-wise assessment of the prevailing security situation in the State.The meeting was attended...

07-May-2019 Srinagar

Imran Raza Ansari meets Governor

Imran Raza Ansari, former Minister met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Ansari discussed with Governor various issues of public importance....

07-May-2019 Srinagar

Imran Raza Ansari meets Governor

Imran Raza Ansari, former Minister met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Ansari discussed with Governor various issues of public importance....

07-May-2019 Srinagar

Shah Faesal meets Governor

Shah Faesal, former Civil Servant, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Faesal apprised Governor about his views relating to bringing peace and normalcy in the State. ...

07-May-2019 Srinagar

Director Anti Corruption Bureau meets Governor

Anand Jain, Director Anti Corruption Bureau, J&K, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.Sh. Jain briefed Governor about functioning of the Bureau and about the work being done to investigate complaints of corruption and take them to...

07-May-2019 Srinagar

Advisor Kewal Krishan Sharma reviews Capex Budget

The Advisor to Governor, KK Sharma today undertook a review of the Capex budget of 2019-20.The meeting was attended by Advisors to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, K Vijay Kumar, KS Skandanan, Chief Secretary, B. V. R. Subrahmanyam, Administrative Secretaries...

07-May-2019 Srinagar

BJP leaders, activists’ stages protest against killing of colleague

Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP staged a protest against the recent killing of BJP leader Gul Mohammad Mir.Protest march was led by party’s state General Secretary Ashok Koul, scores of BJP leaders and workers assembled at Press Enclave here to protest against...

06-May-2019 Srinagar

Assembly Secretariat resumes work at Srinagar

Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Singh, today took stock of arrangements put in place for smooth functioning of Assembly Secretariat on the occasion of re-opening of the offices in summer capital here.During the visit, the Speaker inspected...

06-May-2019 Srinagar

Governor reviews functioning of Government Departments

Governor Satya Pal Malik reviewed functioning of the government departments in a meeting held at the Civil Secretariat, on the first day of the Darbar opening here today.Sh. Khurshid Ganai, Sh. K. Vijay Kumar, Sh. K.K. Sharma, Sh. K. Skandan-Advisors to Governor,...

04-May-2019 Srinagar

Div Com for strict action against profiteers, black marketers

In view of  holy month of Ramzan, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners to start intense market checking across the valley on daily basis and take strict legal action against profiteers and black...

04-May-2019 Srinagar

Press freedom pivotal for a working democracy : Dr. Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that freedom of the human mind is acknowledged in the right to free speech and free press.“A free press is pivotal for any working democracy as it keep the citizenry informed and imposes accountability,”...

04-May-2019 Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti demands unilateral ceasefire from GoI during Ramadan

Former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday appealed government of India GoI to declare ceasefire during the month of Ramadan on  the lines of one declared last year.Addressing a presser here, Mehbooba said that...

02-May-2019 Srinagar

Omar Abdullah slams Congress for ignoring J&K

Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday slammed the Congress and said that the party has been ignoring the state amid Lok Sabha elections 2019.In a tweet, Omar Abdullah said that Congress has not held even a single election meeting in the state...

01-May-2019 Srinagar

Can understand your pain and suffering: Omar Abdullah to Pulwama people

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that the party is privy to the anger and despair that is writ large on the  face of people in Pulwama, asking the people to vote in favour of NC “to make New Delhi accountable”...

30-Apr-2019 Srinagar

If voted to power, will scrap PSA : Omar Abdullah

National Conference Vice President and chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah today said that National conference would scrap the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA) if voted to power.Omar Abdullah while addressing rally in Shopian district said...

30-Apr-2019 Srinagar

LS polls for J&K's special identity: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Tuesday that his party, National Conference (NC), was fighting the Lok Sabha elections for the protection of the state's special status and not on developmental issues.Addressing a poll meeting in...

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