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Hurriyat (G) expresses concern over detainees’ plight..

Expressing serious concern over the miserable plight of political prisoners and ongoing alleged human rights ‘violations’ being committed  by the government forces, the Hurriyat Conference (G) secretary general Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi on Wednesday said, “The present coalition government has turned the state into a hell where common people are facing ...

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IMD predicts heavy rainfall from June-September in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir will get the highest overall rainfall during the June-September period and July will be the wettest month, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted, according to a media report. According to the IMD, the north-west India — Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi and ...

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Basant Rath finds himself under the whip of law..

A city court on Wednesday directed the police to proceed under the provisions of law against the inspector general of police, Traffic, Basant Rath and other officials if they were found involved in any cognizable offence. The directions came after the proprietor of the Hotel Jahangir filed an application through ...

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Free-hand given to Lal Singh exposes BJP’s mindset: Bar Association

Kashmir High Court Bar Association Srinagar on Wednesday expressed its deep concern over the endorsement of BJP top brass in giving “free hand” to formed Minister Lal Singh for galvanizing support and intensifying campaign for a CBI probe in the kidnapping, gang rape and murder of an 8-year-old Nomad girl ...

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Arrest warrant against BJP leader for abusing CM..

A Jammu and Kashmir court has issued an arrest warrant against BJP leader Rajinder Singh for using derogatory language against Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti during a rally in Kathua. The warrant was issued by Kathua’s Chief Judicial Magistrate A S Langeh yesterday after the SHO of the Hiranagar police station ...

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Labour & Employment Deptt to sponsor 50 students for civil services coaching: Altaf Bukhari

Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari Wednesday said the Department of Employment will sponsor Civil Services coaching for deserving students of the state and will bear all the expenses of their boarding and lodging. The minister asked the department to select 10 each from Jammu and ...

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Mirwaiz welcomes Indo-Pak decision to ensure peace on LOC..

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday welcomed the decision of India and Pakistan to ensure peace on the borders between the two countries. “While it’s a welcome development that both India and Pakistan have agreed to ensure peace on LOC inside Kashmir Indian forces are creating havoc ...

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State Judicial Academy holds oath ceremony for new advocates..

Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy on Wednesday organised an oath ceremony for newly enrolled advocates of Kashmir province at J&K State Judicial Academy Complex at Mominabad here. The oath ceremony was followed by lecture on the “professional ethics and conduct’ by Abdul Rashid Malik, director, J&K State Judicial Academy. ...

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Marginal presence of Kashmiris in top bureaucracy grim reminder of what violence has done: Mehboob Beg

Senior Peoples Democratic Party leader and former Member Parliament Dr Mehboob Beg on Wednesday expressed dismay over the marginal presence of Kashmiris in top bureaucracy. “Marginal presence of Kashmiris in the top bureaucracy is a grim   reminder of what the post 1990 has done to Kashmir and its people. How ...

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J&K Bank posts Rs 202 cr profit..

J&K Bank while showing resilience during turbulent times in banking industry has registered a profit of Rs 202.72 crore for financial year 2017-18. The board of the bank adopted the audited financial results for the Q4 and financial year 2017-18 here today. The audited results reveal that the bank registered ...

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