NC delegation visits slain policeman’s house

NC delegation visits slain policeman’s house

Srinagar : On the instructions of Party Vice President Mr. Omar Abdullah, a delegation of National Conference visited the house of slain policeman Constable Mudasir Ahmed Bhat at Mufti Bagh, Harwan on Thursday and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family. The delegation consisting of Senior Vice Provincial President Mohammed Sayeed Akhoon, District President Srinagar Peer Muhammad […]

Pakistan: WhatsApp launches campaign to dispel fake news before polls

Pakistan: WhatsApp launches campaign to dispel fake news before polls

Popular instant messenger service Whatsapp has launched a public awareness campaign in Pakistan to tackle the spread of false information ahead of the July 25 general elections in the country, according to a media report. The Facebook-owned application has rolled out several easy tips to identify fake news, the Express Tribune reported today. Asserting that fake news often goes viral, the Watsapp media campaign stated that just because […]

Gunfight breaks out in north Kashmir’s Handwara

Gunfight breaks out in north Kashmir’s Handwara

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said a gunfight is underway between militants and the government forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “Encounter at Batpora in Handwara. SFs (Security forces) (are) on job,” police said on Twitter. A source said one militant was killed in the ongoing gunfight. However, there was no […]

Seven injured after passenger cab turns turtle in Uri

Seven injured after passenger cab turns turtle in Uri

Srinagar : At least seven persons were injured in a road accident at Garkote village near Magray Mode in URI town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said that a passenger sumo bearing registration number no JK11 2844 on way to Uri town turned turtle in Garkote village near Magray Mode area when the driver lost […]

Militants attack NC leader’s vehicle in Pulwama, kill guard, decamp with rifles

Militants attack NC leader’s vehicle in Pulwama, kill guard, decamp with rifles

Srinagar: Suspected militants on Monday fired at the car of National Conference leader Gh Mohiudin at Murran in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, killing his personal security officer and leaving another injured. However, two of his personal security officers (PSOs) were critically injured in the attack, he said. “The attackers also decamped with two rifles,” he said. […]

Govt clarifies on revocation of Individual Arms Licenses

Govt clarifies on revocation of Individual Arms Licenses

SRINAGAR, :  The Government today made it clear that all the Individual Arms Licenses issued from January 2017 to February 2018 have not been revoked by virtue of Order No: 922-Home of 2018 dated 12 July 2018 as has been reported by a section of the media. “Through the said order the District Magistrates have been […]

Advisor Ganai reviews functioning of Education Department

Advisor Ganai reviews functioning of Education Department

SRINAGAR, : The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today chaired a meeting to discuss the functioning of Education department and reviewed the status of implementation of centrally sponsored schemes in the State. The meeting was attended by Chairman BOSE Veena Pandita, Secretary School Education RigzianSampheal, Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo, Director School […]

Sarmad Hafeez gets additional charge of Director Information

Sarmad Hafeez gets additional charge of Director Information

SRINAGAR : The Government today ordered that Secretary Information, Mr Sarmad Hafeez shall hold the additional charge of the post of Director Information & Public Relations till incumbent Director, Mr Tariq Ahmad Zargar resumes his duties. Pertinently, Mr Zargar has proceeded on leave to perform Hajj. Meanwhile, Mr Sarmad Hafeez today visited the Media Complex, […]

Shashi Tharoor gets life threat, office vandalised by BJP youth wing activists

Shashi Tharoor gets life threat, office vandalised by BJP youth wing activists

Senior Congress leader and parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor’s office in his constituency Thiruvananthapuram was vandalised on Monday by the youth wing activists of the BJP, police said, according to PTI. Tharoor said that the BJP and “Sanghi goondas” orchestrated the attack on his office. He said the BJP Yuva Morcha vandals drove innocent people waiting with their petitions out […]