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Jammu and Kashmir administration to release three politicians from detention on Thursday

Jammu and Kashmir administration to release three politicians from detention on Thursday

The Jammu and Kashmir administration will release three politicians detained since August 5 after the Centre abrogated special status granted to the state under the Constitution, officials said on Wednesday night. Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed and Shoiab Lone will be released on various grounds which includes signing of a bond, they said, explaining the reasons […]

Advisor Khan Reviews Preparedness For Board Exams

Advisor Khan Reviews Preparedness For Board Exams

Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for the smooth conduct of forthcoming annual examinations of 10th, 11th and 12th classes in Kashmir and winter zone of Jammu division. The Advisor directed the J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Chairman to work out a detailed schedule for the smooth […]

Day 66: Colleges Reopen In Kashmir But Students Stay Away

Day 66: Colleges Reopen In Kashmir But Students Stay Away

SRINAGAR – The efforts of the Jammu and Kashmir administration to reopen colleges in the Valley on Wednesday failed as students did not turn up for their classes. The Kashmir valley has been witnessing continuous shutdown since August 5 when the Centre revoked the state’s special status under Article 370 and bifurcated it into two Union […]

Congress to boycott upcoming BDC polls in J&K

Congress to boycott upcoming BDC polls in J&K

The Congress announced on Wednesday that it would boycott the upcoming Block Development Council election in Jammu and Kashmir. These will be the first elections to take place in Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5. Polling on 310 out of the 316 blocks in Jammu and Kashmir would be […]

Only quarter money paid to farmers under MIS

Only quarter money paid to farmers under MIS

Srinagar: The tall claims of government fall flat after it failed to disburse the amount to maximum number farmers, who sold their apple boxes under Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) launched by Jammu and Kashmir government on August 12. To date, over 30,000 apple boxes have been procured at four mandis of Kashmir from farmers after […]

Opening of Higher Secondary Schools: No takers for parent teachers meet in Kashmir

Opening of Higher Secondary Schools: No takers for parent teachers meet in Kashmir

Srinagar: A day after Jammu and Kashmir government ordered the opening of schools up to higher secondary level on 3rd October and had proposed Parent- Teacher meet on October 1st, there was no response from the parents in Kashmir Valley today. Reports said that the schools and higher secondary schools across Kashmir continued to wear […]

No takers for NAFED scheme in Shopian, Pulwama

No takers for NAFED scheme in Shopian, Pulwama

Apple growers in Pulwama, Shopian say no to NAFED Pulwama: There is hardly any response from the apple growers of south kashmir’sPulwama and Shopian district to the government offer for procuring the apple boxes through the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED). Initially, some growers have registered for the NAFED scheme after […]

Amit lockdown, vegetable Prices soar in Kashmir

Amit lockdown, vegetable Prices soar in Kashmir

‘Authorities nowhere on ground’ Srinagar: Vendors in Kashmir Valley are having field days in absence of any regulating authority these days. Taking full advantage of prevailing uncertainty, vendors and vegetable sellers have sharply pushed up prices of vegetables and fruits across Valley particularly in Srinagar. The regulating body is in deep slumber while sellers are […]

Captured Pakistan intruder handed over to Jammu police

Captured Pakistan intruder handed over to Jammu police

A 41-year-old Pakistani national, who was arrested by the Border Security Force personnel along the International Border, was on Tuesday handed over to police in RS Pura sector in Jammu for further questioning, officials said. Hasnain Farooq, a resident of Goharpur village of Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab, was arrested while he was trying to sneak […]

Top US Senator Disturbed By Restrictions In Kashmir

Top US Senator Disturbed By Restrictions In Kashmir

WASHINGTON – Powerful Democratic Senator Mark Warner, who is co-chair of the Senate India Caucus, on Tuesday said that he is disturbed by restrictions on communications and movement of people in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the government to live up to democratic principles by allowing freedom of press, information and political participation. “While I understand […]

OPINION

Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]