jammu and kashmir

Jammu-Kashmir: One terrorist gunned down in Handwara

Monday, July 04, 2016


An unidentified militant has been killed and one soldier injured in an ongoing gun battle today at Waderballa forest area in Handwara of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A senior police officer told a Srinagar-based news agency that the army’s 21 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) had cordoned off the Waderballa forest area near Rajwar, a village located in …

Mehbooba takes oath as member of J&K Assembly

Thursday, June 30, 2016


Srinagar,(PTI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who was elected to the state Assembly from Anantnag seat, today took oath as a member. Mehbooba took the oath in the chamber of the Speaker, Kavinder Gupta, in the Assembly Secretariat here. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri, Minister for Law Abdul Haq Khan, other …

Disbanding VDCs at this stage not feasible: J-K govt

Wednesday, June 29, 2016


Srinagar,(PTI) Jammu and Kashmir government today said it was not feasible at this stage to disband the Village Defence Committees (VDCs), but their role is reviewed periodically and it would be lessened once the situation improves. Given the security situation in the state and the role played by the VDCs, it may not be feasible …

Member of J&K Constituent Assembly Jeelani passes away

Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Srinagar,(PTI): Peerzada Ghulam Jeelani, veteran political stalwart and member of Jammu and Kashmir Constituent Assembly, has died at the age of 91 after a brief illness. “Jeelani sahib was not feeling well for some time and died in peace at his Pampore residence last evening,” a family member said. Born on September 24, 1924 at …

BJP demands action against Pak over CRPF ambush

Monday, June 27, 2016


Srinagar,(PTI) : The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today witnessed noisy scenes after BJP MLAs shouted anti-Pakistan slogans demanding action against the neighbouring country in retaliation for the attack on a CRPF convoy in the Valley that left eight personnel dead and 21 injured. The BJP legislators started shouting anti-Pakistan slogans as soon as the House …

SVC disposes of 1,742 complaints in 2015

Friday, June 24, 2016


Jammu,(PTI) The State Vigilance Commission (SVC) has disposed of 1742 complaints in 2015, including 44 from State Accountability Commission (SAC), and given a slew of direction on e-governance and monitoring of government schemes to ensure transparency. The SVC in its 3rd annual report said 250 kanal of forest land was retrieved from encroachers following its …

Youth detained under PSA for desecration of temple

Thursday, June 23, 2016


Jammu,(PTI) : A youth arrested for allegedly committing an act of sacrilege at the Aap Shambu Temple in Roopnagar last week has been detained under the provisions of the stringent Public Safety Act. “District Administration, Jammu has ordered detention of Yasir Alfaz under Public Safety Act (PSA), in connection with his involvement in the sacrilegious …

Four killed in separate mishaps

Wednesday, June 22, 2016


Jammu,(PTI): Four persons were killed and another was injured in separate road accidents in Doda and Ramban districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Three persons were killed on the spot and another injured when a vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell down into a drain at Raggi Nallah in Doda …

News Mobile Jammu & kashmir Daily

Tuesday, June 21, 2016


Mehbooba Mufti hosts Iftar for orphan girls Srinagar, (PTI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has hosted an ‘Iftar party’ for about 200 orphan girls at the heritage site of Zero Bridge on River Jhelum here. “I am really honoured to be a part of this special occasion. Nothing is more fulfilling for me …

News Mobile Jammu & Kashmir Daily

Friday, June 17, 2016


Two militants killed in Sopore encounter Srinagar, June 17 (PTI) Two militants were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Bomai area of Sopore this morning following information about presence of militants in the area, a police …

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