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Major infiltration bid foiled in Uri, four JeM militants killed

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Four heavily armed militants of Jaish-e-Mohmmad (JeM) outfit were killed after forces claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid in Dulanja frontier area of Uri near Line of Control during previous night. A top police official told Kashmir Images on phone that during intervening night of January 14 and 15, ...

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4 SC judges ‘revolt’ against CJI, say democracy at stake

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Four senior judges of the Supreme Court today mounted a virtual revolt against the Chief Justice, listing a litany of problems that they said are afflicting the country’s highest court and warned they could destroy Indian democracy. The unprecedented move at a joint news conference by the four judges including ...

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Govt orders placement of Information Officers as ADs

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The government today ordered placement of two Information Officers — Shakeela Shawl and Bhagwan Dass Sharma as In-charge Assistant Directors in their own pay and grade, with charge allowance as admissible under rules. Consequent to their placement, Shakeela Shawl has been posted as In-charge Assistant Director in the office of ...

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Soldier injured in landmine explosion in Uri

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A soldier was injured in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control in Uri sector, the Army said today. The soldier, who was part of patrolling team, was injured when he stepped on a landmine near the LoC on Wednesday, an Army official said. He said the injured soldier ...

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Khateeb appointed as Technical Member in JKGST Appellate Tribunal

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The government today appointed Parvaiz Iqbal Khateeb,  a Technical Member (State) in the Jammu and Kashmir Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal, Constituted vide SRO 447 dated 23.10-2017, for the period of five years w.e.f 01.03.2018 or until he attains the age of sixty five years, whichever is earlier. Order ...

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Militants open fire on police post in Sophian

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Militants tonight opened fire on a police post in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said. The incident took place in the Keegam area. Police personnel responded to the firing. There was no loss of life reported in the incident, he said. He said the area was cordoned ...

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SKIMS Governing Body ratifies action against docs, Ex Dir

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The Governing Body of the SKIMS today ratified the action taken against three faculty members for indulging in private practice and directed SKIMS to institute a full-fledged inquiry in terms of relevant rules. The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here today, who is also chairperson of the ...

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Army chief pitches for revamp of education in J&K

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Social media and government schools in Jammu and Kashmir are spreading a “disinformation campaign” resulting in radicalisation of youth, Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat claimed today, and called for “some control” over mosques and madrassas in the state. He said a “major revamp” of the education system was needed in ...

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India, Pak troops trade fire in Uri

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Indian and Pakistani troops today traded fire along the Line of Control in Uri sector. No casualties have been reported so far. “Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Kamalkote area of Uri sector last evening,” an Army official said, adding the “ceasefire violation” was effectively retaliated by the Indian ...

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We can’t change history, let’s use our geography to write a new history’

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Strongly advocating dialogue to sort out issues, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today underscored the role of public representatives in redressing issues of the State and getting it out of difficulties. Replying to the discussion on Motion of Thanks on Governor’s Address in the Legislative Council today, the Chief Minister said ...

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