Panchayat ghar set ablaze in Sopore

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in Sopore

Sopore: Unknown persons Saturday evening set ablaze Panchayat ghar in north Kashmir’s Sopore village. GNS news agency reported that a panchayat building at Nowpora village of Sopore town was set afire this evening. Meanwhile, SSP Sopore Javed Iqbal while confirming the incident to GNS said unknown miscreants set ablaze a panchayat ghar at Nowpora village of […]

Woman among 30 injured in clashes amid CASO in Kulgam, Shopian

Woman among 30 injured in clashes amid CASO in Kulgam, Shopian

Srinagar: At least thirty people on Saturday were injured in protests during two separate cordon and search operations (CASOs) in the twin districts of Kulgam and Shopian in south Kashmir. GNS news agency reported that the army, police and CRPF this afternoon cordoned off DK Pora village in Shopian and started a search operation amid intelligence […]

Security deposit for Sarpanch, Panch candidates slashed drastically

Security deposit for Sarpanch, Panch candidates slashed drastically

SRINAGAR: The Governor’s Administration has amended the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Raj Rules-1996 slashing drastically the security deposit for candidates contesting the upcoming Panchayat Polls. According to a notification issued by the Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department, the security deposit for the candidates contesting Sarpanch/Panch election has been reduced from Rs 1000 to Rs […]

Over 70 national delegates enjoy Valley’s breathtaking beauty

Over 70 national delegates enjoy Valley’s breathtaking beauty

GULMARG: The Kashmir Autumn FAM Tour today ended successfully with the delegates enjoying the breathtaking beauty of  Srinagar, Pahalgam and Gulmarg. Over 70 delegates from different parts of the country including leading travel agents and tour operators, filmmakers, representatives from print and electronic media from different parts of the country were part of the FAM tour. […]

Police arrest a person, recover 30 quintals of govt rice in Kashmir

Police arrest a person, recover 30 quintals of govt rice in Kashmir

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police recovered 30 quintals of government rice and arrested one person in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, a police spokesman said here Saturday evening. He said based on a reliable information regarding black marketing of Government rice, a police party of Police Station Hajin conducted a raid on the residential house […]

Students suffering for want of accountability: NC

Students suffering for want of accountability: NC

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference expressed concern on the ensuing chaos and mismanagement in examinations and student affairs at Kashmir University. According to a statement issued from party headquarters Nawa-e-Subah, provincial spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said that functioning of Kashmir university administration in catering to the needs of students is dismal. “Recently hundreds of […]

Muscular policy won’t work, dialogue the only way forward: Radha Kumar

Muscular policy won’t work, dialogue the only way forward: Radha Kumar

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Interlocutor Radha Kumar who was part of three member Kashmir panel in 2010 has said that muscular policy focused on anti-insurgency campaign won’t restore normalcy in Kashmir and dialogue is the only way forward. She regrets that BJP lacks interest in dialogue and shows interest only in a security centric […]

Jaish claim responsible for Srinagar attack on CISF

Jaish claim responsible for Srinagar attack on CISF

Srinagar: Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed responsibility for the attack in Srinagar outskirts in which an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was martyred early Saturday morning. A spokesman of the outfit told local media that militants of the group attacked security forces at Wagoora, Nowgam, in the city outskirts. […]