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Kupwara on boil as locals allege Army of killing civilian

Army says crossfire killed Asif, police registers FIR Srinagar, Dec 17 (KNS): North Kashmir’s frontier district- Kupwara on Sunday remained on boil against the killing of a Sumo Driver on late Saturdayevening when militants and army traded fire in the region. The army spokesman told KNS that the slain sumo driver identified as Asif Iqbal Bhat, son of Mohammad Iqbal Bhat, of Thindpura ... Read More »

Mehbooba advocates opening of historic routes, making JK a model in SAARC cooperation

Says Kashmiriyat deep rooted, reconciliation way ahead; advocates healing touch  PANAJI (GOA), DECEMBER 16: Strongly advocating opening of historic routes in Jammu & Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has pleaded  for opening up the State to the outside world and its opportunities. Addressing the India Ideas Conclave-2017 here last night, the Chief Minister said the geographical positioning of the State makes it ... Read More »

‘Srinagar-Jammu highway likely to be reopened tomorrow’: IGP Traffic

Travelers advised not to undertake any journey without contacting control rooms Srinagar, Dec 13 (KNS): The Srinagar-Jammu National highway, connecting the Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, after remaining closed for three days is likely to be reopened tomorrow. Inspector General of Police (IGP), Traffic, Jagjit Singh told KNS over phone that the Srinagar-Jammu national highway is likely to ... Read More »

Light snowfall; rain likely in next 24 hours: Dir MeT

Says no forecast of heavy snowfall in plains Srinagar, Dec 13 (KNS): There is no forecast of heavy snowfall in plains while moderate to heavy snowfall is likely in upper mountainous regions, according to Meteorological Department (MeT). Talking to KNS, Director MeT, Sonam Lotus said there will be rains with light spells of snowfall in the Valley’s plains in the ... Read More »

15 years after, ED summons Geelani in alleged money laundering case

Srinagar, Dec 13, CNS: Enforcement Directorate has reportedly issued a notice to senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani in an alleged money laundering case.    Sources said that Geelani has been asked to appear before Enforcement Directorate in person. The case according to sources dates back to year 2002.    Pertinently, in June 2002, USD 10,000 was allegedly found during searches ... Read More »

Governor summons Joint Session of the Legislature

Srinagar, Dec 13, CNS: Governor N. N. Vohra, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under sub-section (1) of Section 53 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, has summoned the State Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council to meet at Jammu on Tuesday, the 2nd January 2018, at 11:00 a.m. The Governor has called upon the Members of the ... Read More »

SRO for regularisation of daily wagers to come out in a week: Drabu

  ‘Departments to be directed to implement order soon after its issuance’ Srinagar, Dec 12 (KNS): The finance minister on Tuesday said that the government within five to seven working days is issuing the SRO related to the regularisation of about 60 thousand daily wagers and casual labourers working in various departments in Jammu and Kashmir. “The cabinet has already ... Read More »

Director Information, Muneer-ul-Islam bereaved

DIPR condoles demise of Abdul Mateen SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 12: The Department of Information and Public Relations has condoled the demise of Khawaja Abdul Mateen (53), elder brother of Muneer-ul-Islam, Director Information & Public Relations. Abdul Mateen, a former employee of Centaur Lake View Hotel and a former student leader, passed away at SKIMS Soura this morning after brief illness. He ... Read More »