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After four days of wet spell; weather improves in Valley

Sgr-Jmu highway closed for fourth consecutive day Srinagar, Mar 11 (KNS): The Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only road connecting Valley with rest of the country continued to remain closed for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday while the weather conditions improved in the Valley following the four days of wet spell. The higher reaches of the Valley experienced fresh snowfall in ... Read More »

Mehbooba felicitates Prime Minister for BJP’s landslide victory

‘Let us rise to meet challenges confronting JK and ensure dignified, peaceful resolution of State’s problems’ Jammu, Mar 11 (KNS): Felicitating BJP for the party’s landslide victory in UP and Uttarakhand polls and impressive performance in Manipur and Goa, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said it is a clear and decisive mandate for the governance, developmental and economic agenda of ... Read More »

Cong wins Punjab, BJP takes UP

New Delhi,  March 10: Congress was the clear winner in Punjab with 73 seats in the bag and leading in four in the 113-member assembly. BJP was in fourth position with three seats. AAP was second with 20 seats and Akali Dal took 15. BJP secured a victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly elections. Modi’s party returns to power ... Read More »

Clashes in Bandipora after friday prayers

  Waheed Bhat  Bandipora:- Clashes erupted between government forces and protestors in kaloosa area after culmination of friday congretional prayers at jamia masjid kaloosa of North kashmirs Bandipora district. Police fired tearsmoke shells to disperse the protestors who tried to hold rally in the area. Amid pro freedom and anti india slogans, Police intercepted them and lobbed  teargas shells which ... Read More »

Govt puts Mirwaiz under house arrest

Hurriyat (M) chief was scheduled to lead protest march against civilian killings Srinagar, Mar 10 (KNS): Ahead of the scheduled protest programme issued by Kashmir’s joint resistance leadership, Hurriyat (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been placed under house arrest, barring him from addressing congregational Friday prayers at Jamia and leading protest march thereafter. Mirwaiz’s media advisor Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam confirmed ... Read More »

Bandipora shuts to mourn killing of local militant

Waheed Bhat Bandipora:-A complete shutdown is being observed in North Kashmir Bandipora district against killing of HM Militant. Business establishments vehicular movement is being seen off from roads in the district. It’s pertinent to mention here that A+ militant identified as Mushtaq Ahmad seer of Malangam area of Bandipora was killed during a naka near Police station last night and ... Read More »

JK Bank family protection savings scheme launched

Dr Drabu commends bank for pursuing financial inclusion programme Srinagar, Mar 09 (KNS): J&K Bank needs to move ahead of financial inclusion, which it has been doing commendably well, and create a comprehensive framework for deepening of financial services within the state. And the bank’s Family Protection Savings Account can be a good beginning in this regard as it’s quite ... Read More »

After civilian killings; Hurriyat leaders placed under house detention

Srinagar, Mar 09 (KNS): Hours after the killing of two civilians in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the authorities on Thursday placed the top Hurriyat (G) leaders under house detention. Sources told KNS that scores of Hurriyat (G) leaders including Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) chief, Shabir Ahmad Shah, TeH General Secretary, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Hurriyat (G) chief spokesman, Ayaz Akbar, Raja ... Read More »

Witness Police Officer says Papa Kishtwari was armed

”Kidnapping and Murder of Contractor” Srinagar, March 7, CNS: A case related to the murder and disappearance of a contractor involving infamous government gunman Papa Kishtwari was listed before the court of 4th Additional Session Judge here in Srinagar on Tuesday.     The three accused Ghulam Muhammad Lone alias Papa Kishtwari, Ghulam Rasool Ganaie and Khurshid Ahmed Ganaie against whom ... Read More »

Police foil NHM employees protest

Use water cannons, lathis to disperse them Srinagar, Mar 07 (KNS): A day after the Minister of State for Health, Asiea Naqash termed the demands of National Health Mission (NHM) employees as genuine, Police on Tuesday used water cannons and batons to disperse the NHM protesters in Srinagar. On the seventh consecutive day of protest, the police didn’t allow the ... Read More »