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2 suspected militants killed in Srinagar

Srinagar, may 23: Two suspected militants have been killed in a brief encounter in Sarai Bala area of Srinagar city.  Sources said Jaish-e-Mohammad commander Saifullah is one among the slain suspected militants. However the news could not be confirmed from independent sources. More details are awaited Read More »

‘Slain cops son wants to know reason of his father’s death from militants’

Handwara, May 22, CNS:  The family members of one of the three slain policemen killed in militant attacks in Srinagar Monday said that Head Constable Nazir Ahmed Mir was innocent who never participated in any anti-militancy operation. “I ask militants to give me a single reason for which they killed my father. He was innocent and pro-people cop,” Ishfaq Nazir ... Read More »

Justice Walia sworn-in as High Court Judge

          SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Justice Bawa Singh Walia was sworn-in as Judge of Jammu and Kashmir High Court today in a ceremony held in the High Court complex here.           Justice Walia was administered oath of office by Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar.           Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj and Law ... Read More »

Attune to Govt’s policy of compassion: Chief Minister to police

‘We have to together take J&K out of whirlpool of violence; I salute JK Police for performing to the best of its capabilities amid challenging scenario’ SHEERI (BARAMULLA), MAY 23: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday urged the J&K Police and other security forces operating in the State to calibrate with the policy of compassion adopted by Jammu and Kashmir government.  ... Read More »

Purchase uniform at the boutique of school proprietor’s wife: Hattrick School’s diktat to parents

Srinagar, May 22, CNS:  Defying Government orders Hattrick Public School at Zakura Srinagar has been reportedly forcing parents to buy school uniforms from a selected shop and ironically the shop is run by the wife of the proprietor of the school. Anxious parents have written to the Chairman Fee Fixation Committee and State Education Minister about their helplessness in this ... Read More »

Conservation of Wular Lake priority of Government: Mir Zahoor

12 lakh saplings planted by WUCMA in catchment areas during 5 yrs SRINAGAR, MAY 23: Minister of State for Forests, Environment, Ecology, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, and Cooperatives & Fisheries Mir Zahoor Ahmad has said that conservation and eco-restoration of the Wular Lake to its pristine glory is amongst the priorities of the present Government headed by Chief Minister Ms ... Read More »

BDO B’pora risks lives of Argam residents

Overrules court, Minister’s directions regarding Poplar trees Suhail Rather Bandipora, May 23: The residents of Aragam village in Bandipora district has alleged that the Block Development Officer Bandipora risks the lives of people by not following court directions to axe Poplar trees near residential areas. Residents allege that the cotton shed by the Russian poplars in the village near Jamia ... Read More »

I talked about 47 degree temp, not tragedies of 1947: Lal Singh

        JAMMU, MAY 23: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh has strongly denied having made any acerbic comments while talking to a delegation of the members of Gujjar community, who had visited him at his residence in Jammu recently.       “I never made any comments to hurt the sentiments of any community,” Lal Singh said at a press ... Read More »

ISRO successfully flight tested India’s first winged body aerospace vehicle

New Delhi, May 23, 2016: ISRO successfully flight tested India’s first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime today. In this experimental mission, the HS9 solid rocket booster carrying RLV-TD lifted off from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota at 07:00 hr IST. After a successful flight of 91.1 second, HS9 burn out occurred, following ... Read More »

Militants strike again, cop killed

Srinagar, Minutes after suspected militants killed two policemen in Downtown, the militants strike again in Srinagar near Tengpora killing another cop taking the toll of the killed cops to three. Panic has gripped the city  after the twin attacks. No militant outfit has claimed responsibility of the attack so far. This is the first such attack in past three years ... Read More »