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Veeri visits Haj House, reviews arrangements for pilgrims..


Minister for Revenue, Haj & Auqaf and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri today visited the Haj House here to review the arrangements in the run-up to Haj 2018. The Minister was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Syed Abid Rashid Shah, SMC Commissioner Riyaz Ahmed, EO JKSHC Syed Qamar Sajjad, officials ...

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Sister appeals militant brother to return home

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In a picture that went viral on social media sites on Thursday, Bilal is seen holding an assault rifle and presented as Hizbul Mujahideen militant with Shahbaz as alias. A Kupwara man who has joined HizbulMujahideen recently was asked by his sister on Friday to give up arms and return home. Bilal Ahmad ...

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SMHS Shootout: police arrests 10 persons in Pulwama


Ten persons allegedly OGWs were arrested last night in Pulwama district of south Kashmir in connection with SMHS shootout that left two policemen dead while LeT commander Naveed Jaat escaped. Official sources told GNS that Special Operation Group of police from Srinagar during separate night raids arrested the seven persons ...

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J&K Police accepts security lapses led to escape of militant in SMHS attack


The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said the audacious attack and subsequent escape of a Pakistani militant from a Srinagar hospital two days back was a well planned and executed conspiracy that threw open chinks in the security setup. Director General of Police (DGP) S.P.Vaid said the militant attack ...

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Gang of spices adulteration busted in Srinagar


A team of Food Safety Department to day busted a gang of spices adulteration active in summer capital of Srinagar. The Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety Srinagar, Hilal Mir informed that on the basis of specific information that two spices manufacturing units are using dangerous adulterants in various spices like turmeric ...

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8 posts of Principals vacant in district Kulgam: Altaf Bukhari


Minister for Education Altaf Bukhari today said that there are eight posts of Principals of Higher Secondary Schools vacant in Kulgam district. Minister was responding to a calling attention notice by legislator Abdul Majid Larmi. Minister said the charge of these vacant posts, including Frisal, has been temporarily assigned to ...

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J&K: 2 CRPF jawans, 2 civilians injured in grenade blast


In Jammu & Kashmir, two jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force and two civilians were injured in a grenade blast near Main Market at Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district this afternoon. CRPF spokesman told AIR that suspected militants hurled a grenade towards a patrol of CRPF of D/180 ...

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Tarigami raises various issues on power infrastructure, Urban & Housing Development in Assembly

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leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Thursday raised various issues on worsening power infrastructure scenario and urban & housing development in Assembly. While participating in the discussion on grants of PDD and urban development in Legislative Assembly today, he alleged that around 266 Cr projects under PMDP were awarded ...

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25 killed, 162 injured along IB, LoC, in two years : Govt


The Jammu and Kashmir Government Thursday informed the legislatve Assembly that 25 people were killed along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) while 162 have been injured in last two years. According to the KNS correspondent, in a written reply to BJP MLA Rajesh Gupta’s question, the ...

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Oppostion stages walkout over discrimination in macdamaization of roads


The oppostion parties National Conference and congress Thursday staged walkout in the Assembly against discrimination in macadamization of roads in the state. According to the KNS correspondent, during the question hour minister for roads and buildings was replying to a question of National conference legislature Mubarak ful, oppostion members stood ...

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