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Panchayat polls: 64.5 % turn out in 4 valley distts, 79.5% in Jmu div,77% in Kargil

Panchayat polls: 64.5 % turn out in 4 valley distts, 79.5% in Jmu div,77% in Kargil

Srinagar: Voting for the first phase of panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir ended with 79.5 per cent of voter turnout in Jammu division and 64.5 per cent in Kashmir Valley. Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra, while sharing voting details of the first phase of the panchayat polls, said, “This […]

2 abducted youth released in Shopian, body of one abducted youth found in orchard

2 abducted youth released in Shopian, body of one abducted youth found in orchard

Shopian: Unidentified gunmen kidnapped three civilians from a village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, barely 36 hours after the killing of a civilian following his abduction in the district. A police official said that unknown gunmen on Saturday morning abducted three civilians from Saidpora Payeen village of the district. The official identified the […]

Shutdown against panchayat polls on JRL call hits normal life across Kashmir

Shutdown against panchayat polls on JRL call hits normal life across Kashmir

Srinagar: A complete shutdown was observed in Kashmir valley called by the Joint Resistance Leadership against the Panchayat polls being held today. All shops and other commercial establishments remained closed in commercial hub of Lal Chowk in Srinagar city while public transport also remained off the roads. A skeletal movement of private transport was seen […]

Guv compliments administration for ensuring free, fair, peaceful polling

Guv compliments administration for ensuring free, fair, peaceful polling

Srinagar: Governor Satya Pal Malik has complimented the civil and police administration for ensuring free, fair and peaceful Phase-I of Panchayat Polls in the State with an overwhelming participation of the people. Governor Saturday evening asked Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, who was camping in Srinagar to oversee the arrangements for smooth conduct of the polls, […]

Cold-blooded murder of class 11th student by HM “deeply disturbing”: Omar

Cold-blooded murder of class 11th student by HM “deeply disturbing”: Omar

Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference (NC) Vide President, Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that the cold-blooded murder of 11th class student by Hizb-ul-Mujahideen was deeply disturbing. In a tweet, Omar said that there can be no justification for this act. Omar said that the killing of class 11th student should force those who […]

Ready for anti-terror operations on Pakistan soil: Iran

Ready for anti-terror operations on Pakistan soil: Iran

Srinagar: The Iranian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that the country’s security forces are ready for anti-terror operations on Pakistani territory. To guarantee the security of common borders, Tehran is prepared for counter-terrorism operations on Pakistani land under the supervision of the Pakistani forces, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli was cited as saying by […]

Security guards foil militants bid to barge into the house of BJP leader in Shopian

Security guards foil militants bid to barge into the house of BJP leader in Shopian

Shopian: The security personnel guarding the house of Bhartiya Janata Party leader foiled an attempt from militants to barge into the house in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Sources said that a group of militants tried to barge into the residence of BJP district president Javaid Qadri, however, the security guards guarding the house of Qadri […]

Trooper dies in South Kashmir road accident

Trooper dies in South Kashmir road accident

Pulwama: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man died on Saturday after a vehicle he was travelling in met with an accident in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that a CRPF man identified as Gulab Chand of CRPF 130 battalion, was travelling in an army vehicle on Srinagar-Jammu highway. Reports said […]

Rampant absenteeism of migrant KP teachers hits working in schools after darbar shifting

Rampant absenteeism of migrant KP teachers hits working in schools after darbar shifting

Srinagar: Rampant absenteeism of teachers appointed under Prime Minister’s job package for migrants has hit normal working in valley schools. Director School Education Kashmir says that migrant teachers had gone to Jammu to celebrate Diwali and assures that he will look into the complaints . Quoting sources local news gathering agency KNS reported that the […]

Pak shall be punished if it carries out activities detrimental to India: Army Commander

Pak shall be punished if it carries out activities detrimental to India: Army Commander

Udhampur: The Army’s Northern Command chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, said Friday Pakistan shall be “punished” if it carries out activities detrimental to India and asserted that befitting replies were given to the neighbouring nation for violating ceasefire. The Army commander’s comments come in the wake of fatalities in sniping incidents along the Line of […]

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