The arrested militant has been identified as Zabiullah alias Hamzah of Pakistan’s Multan. A wireless set was recovered from his possession. Sources said that the militant was unarmed and injured.
The complaint is mainly against the professor, however, there are also serious allegations made against the V-C and the registrar of the university for allegedly shielding the accused.
J&K chief minister directed the district administration, municipal authorities and the JDA to jointly work on identifying appropriate spots where the street vendors could be shifted so that their livelihood was not affected.
In the wake of the agitation, the state government had Friday decided to appoint separate Additional Deputy Commissioners for Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote subdivisions, but this did not satisfy the protesters.
Peer Hussain had organized a party function at his house in Shangus South Kashmir and in his speech there had termed the sacking of finance minister Haseeb Drabu as a welcome step.
Eisa, 22, who is reported to be the first IS recruit in the Valley, was among three militants killed by security forces in Anantnag on Sunday night.
Twenty-five mobile phones, some SIM cards, five SD cards, five pen drives, one iPod and a large number of incriminating documents and articles, “including a poster of Hizbul Mujahideen and a Pakistani flag, besides jihadi literature, were seized.”
SSP Kishtwar constituted a Special Investigation Team led by DySP Operation for investigation in the killing.
People living in the avalanche-prone areas have been advised by the State Disaster Management Authority to take precautionary measures.
BJP's state spokesperson, Virender Gupta said the projects are of prime importance and appealed to the ministers and departments concerned to make utmost efforts so that these are completed at the earliest.
Minister for Agriculture Development Gulam Nabi Lone Hanjura said his department has prepared a policy paper for putting in place a cold chain for vegetables so that the farmers can get remunerative prices for their produce.
No vehicular traffic will be allowed on the highway due to continuous snowfall. "Clearance operations will begin once the snowfall stops," a traffic official said
Rasheed, MLA from Langate constituency , said the separatist Hurriyat Conference represents sentiments and sacrifices of the people and accused its leaders of having “diminished their stature by their own actions”.
On January 24, two militants and a civilian were killed in an encounter at Chaigund village. Three persons, including two girls, were injured after forces opened fire during a protest.
The bill was introduced in the House by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri, on the behalf of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Ceasefire violation: In view of border shelling, the administration has already ordered closure of schools falling within 5 kms from the border.
Speaking in the state assembly yesterday, Tribal Affairs Minister Choudhary Zulfkar Ali said multiple steps have been taken in education, agriculture, dairy and sheep husbandry sectors to uplift the tribals.
In March 2016, Singh said, he along with the state finance minister met Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal formally and impressed upon the Centre the need for transfer of power projects of Dulhasti and Uri from NHPC to the state.
Jammu and Kashmir MLA Engineer Rashid rushed to the well when other opposition legislators were walking out of the House.
Drabu made the announcement before the launch of “Muhafiz’’ (meaning Guardian), a welfare initiative for nearly three lakh workers in the unorganised sector, by CM Mehbooba Mufti and Deputy CM Dr Nirmal Singh Monday.
Khatana’s resignation from the PDP came on the second death anniversary of party founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
The government also ordered suspension of three senior faculty members and their immediate attachment with the office of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, a spokesman said.
The Union ministry has asked the government to specify building norms for all areas up to five kilometre from the border and priority be given to bunkers which are nearest to the existing Border Out Posts.
In the current year, these elections could not be held in view of unrest during most part of 2017.
According to a police complaint filed on December 7, the driver had went missing after loading the rods in his truck at a steel factory in Bari Brahmana in Samba district.