Tuesday, May 26, 2015



Hurriyat chairman Geelani condemns terror attack on BSNL employees
Tue, May 26, 2015

Syed Ali Geelani said, "It is purely a terrorist act and whosoever is involved in this, is the enemy of Islam and humanity."

J&K: Militants attack BSNL office in Sopore, one killed, two injured
Tue, May 26, 2015

Unidentified gunmen on Monday fired on the franchise office of BSNL in North Kashmir’s Sopore town, leaving three persons injured.

After targeting BSNL office, militants attack army patrol in south Kashmir
Mon, May 25, 2015

Earlier, Unidentified gunmen on Monday fired on the franchise office of BSNL in North Kashmir’s Sopore town, killing one and leaving two injured.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar meets Siachen troops on two-day visit
Sat, May 23, 2015

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was briefed by the formation commanders about the situation on the Line of Control and infiltration from across the border.

Artificial lake burst triggers flash floods in Kargil; evacuation still on
Thu, May 07, 2015

On Dec 31, 2014 Phuktal suffered a blockade by a massive 200 feet high landslide dam, leading to the creation of an artificial lake extending more than 10 km.

Kashmir family’s hope shattered as Salman Khan gets five years jail
Thu, May 07, 2015

Salman Khan was on Wednesday granted two-day interim bail by the Bombay HC in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Mufti Sayeed asks for more time to ‘set the system right’
Wed, May 06, 2015

Speaking on the first day of the annual durbar move to the state’s summer capital Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed promised the people that he would deliver good governance, but it would take time to set the system back on track. “Our government is only two months old. The system can’t […]

Pak flags waved again at Geelani Tral rally, Omar takes dig at BJP
Sat, May 02, 2015

In April too, Pakistani flags and anti-India slogans were raised during a separatist rally in Srinagar, which was attended by Geelani and Masarat Alam.

J&K: Four get death for rape-murder of minor
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

After the judgment, the family members of the girl broke down and lauded the investigators for ensuring justice.

Sexual assault: Court frames charges against former J&K Minister Shabir Khan
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

The court rejected Khan's application which sought a gag order on media reporting the proceedings of the case.

PDP govt’s new employment policy: Recruits to be paid half, seven years probation
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The recruits will be hired on a contractual basis and will be only regularized based on their performance.

J&K again: Teen killed in firing, 2 policemen held
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Suhail Ahmad Sofi and two other youth were injured in police firing at Narbal this morning during protests.

After death of 15-year-old in Narbal, state police say troops violated SOP
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The Valley is witnessing a complete shut down.

Masarat Alam back in jail for ‘sedition’, BJP says we got it done
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Masarat Alam had earlier claimed that he did not wave a Pakistan flag to welcome Syed Geelani at a rally.

Pakistan Flag row: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Geelani under house arrest
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

A huge deployment of police has been made around his residence and a police vehicle stands blocking the main entrance gate.

Mufti assures ‘thorough probe’
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Army won’t apologise, says slain youth was Hizbul worker.

‘Separate colonies problematic, would create divisions in society’
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

The Opposition as well as separatist leaders want the Pandits to return to their homes.

Kashmiri Pandit organisation calls separate townships proposal half-baked
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

The organisation's president expressed disappointment over Kashmiri Pandits not being taken into confidence.

Will support return of Kashmiri Pandits to Valley but not their ghettoisation: Omar Abdullah
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

“No right minded Kashmiri will support the ghettoisation of Kashmiri Pandits,’’ Omar wrote on the twitter.

Militants kill 3 unarmed cops in Valley, injure two in 3 attacks
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Earlier in the day, ultras shot at and critically injured a police officer in Pattan area of Baramulla district.

The rainspotter
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

In the midst of another downpour, the Met chief is Srinagar’s man of the moment.

Jawan, cop killed in J&K encounter
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

Search operation was launched in the neighbouring villages to track down the militants.

Rains likely to continue till Friday, don’t panic: J&K Met
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

The intensity of the rainfall in the coming days is expected to be less than what J&K received in March.

Panic spreads as more rain forecast for Valley today
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Officials said the government has already made evacuation plans for Srinagar residents.

J&K police receive 30,000 calls, messages in two days
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

The J&K police had received around 30,000 calls and messages from various places in the last two days. Most of the callers were trying to find out updates about the flood and danger level in the river Jehlum and streams. Police has established the Special Control Room in the PCR to help people in situations […]

Jammu and Kashmir floods: 7 dead, 9 missing in Budgam district landslide
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Local youths, policemen and jawans were trying to remove the debris from the spot using shovels.

Policeman posted at J&K minister’s house runs away with two rifles
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Pandit had recently been posted to the minister’s house by the security wing of the police.

Congress revamps its state unit in J&K, announces team of 88
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The party has nominated 64 member executive body in which most of the senior party leaders have been included.

Army Goodwill Schools reopen after winter break in Kashmir Valley under high security
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Even police have been taken into confidence and asked to identify the loopholes if any in the security of these schools.

Masarat Alam skips Pak Day function
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Alam was released on March 7 after serving 54 months in prison.

Jammu & Kashmir: Landslides in valley claim one
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Nearly 1600-1700 vehicles are stranded on the National Highway due to a 'number of landslides'.

Takes back order on J&K flag display
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

According to Delhi agreement of 1952, J&K flag had the same sanctity and position as the Union flag.

Machil encounter: Sixth Armyman gets life sentence
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

This comes after the Northern Command returned the conviction file in the Machil fake encounter case.

J&K govt orders constitutional authorities to honour state flag along with national flag
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The order states, state flag shall always be hoisted jointly on the buildings housing Constitutional Institutions.

J&K opposition raises questions over CM Mufti Sayeed’s oath
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Mufti did not read, “I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of the state as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India.”

Upset over portfolio, Lone skips office, drops security
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Though Lone has not formally resigned, sources said he surrendered all facilities available to a cabinet minister, including vehicle and security.