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Govt revises upper age limit for Combined Competitive Exam 2018.

The government of Jammu and Kashmir today revised the upper age limit for the Combined Competitive Examinations 2018. According to a notification issued by Commissioner Secretary General Administration Department (GAD), the upper age limit for open merit candidates will be now 37 years and for Reserved Category Candidates and in-service ...

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CM Mehbooba Mufti greets people on Eid ul Fitr

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has greeted people of the State on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr. In her message, the Chief Minister prayed the month long fasting and the night long supplications of the faithful are accepted and rewarded by the Almighty. She hoped the spirit of generosity, discipline ...

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Mirwaiz thanks UN for Kashmir report, says it was long overdue.

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday welcomed the first ever UN report on rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the inquiry into the rights violations in the region was long overdue. Taking to micro-blogging website, Twitter, Mirwaiz wrote: “Welcome the first ever UN report on HR violations ...

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Motorcycle-borne persons snatch rifle from CRPF trooper in Anantnag

Two motorcycle-borne youth attacked a CRPF man with a stone at Sadoora railway station in Anantnag district on Thursday and snatched his service rifle.This is the first of its kind attack where a stone was hurled to snatch the service rifle of a security personal. Militants had in the past ...

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Salahuddin demands international probe into Shujaat Bukhari’s killing

United Jihad Council chief and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Syed Salahuddin has demanded an international probe into the killing of senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari last evening in Srinagar. Condemning the killing, Salahuddin, according to a statement, said that Bukhari would always highlight the human rights abuses in Kashmir ...

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Rising Kashmir Editor-in-Chief Shujaat Bukhari shot dead.

Editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir and senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead on Thursday by unidentified gunmen at Press Enclave here. One of his personnel security officers was also killed on the spot, while another died later at the hospital. According to eyewitnesses, Bukhari was ambushed at around 7.10 pm ...

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Centre approves raising of two women Battalions for J&K Police to enhance female representation

In Jammu & Kashmir, unidentified terrorists attacked joint patrolling party of J&K police & CRPF in South Kashmir’s Pulwama town in the late morning hours today. Security sources told  that there was no immediate report of loss of life or non fatal injuries on either side. They informed the security ...

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First-ever UN human rights report on Kashmir calls for international inquiry into multiple violations

There is an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations and abuses and deliver justice for all people in Kashmir, who for seven decades have suffered a conflict that has claimed or ruined numerous lives, a report by the UN Human Rights Office published on Thursday says. The 49-page ...

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Earthquake Jolts Jammu & Kashmir, Tremor felt at these places

An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale jolted some parts of Kashmir Valley on Thursday early morning.There was, however, no loss of life or damage to property. “An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale occurred at 6:12 am today” Director disaster management, Aamir Ali said.The epicentre of the ...

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Govt to make Jhelum encroachment-free: Altaf Bukhari

Minister for Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari, Wednesday said the process is on to rehabilitate the people living along the banks of river Jhelum so that banks can be freed from encroachments once for all. The minister said this while reviewing the relocation process of the ...

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