JAMMU AND KASHMIR

General Tej Kaul Is Awarded Global Peace Award

NEW DELHI: A distinguished soldier and a prominent member of the Kashmiri pandit community General (retd.) Tej Kaul, PVSM, AVSM, VSM was awarded the prestigious Dr Nirmala Deshpande Memorial Global Peace Award on Sunday. The awards committee of Akhil Bharat Rachanatmak Samaj (ABRS), under the chairmanship of its vice-president and former Member of Legislative Council, […]

Not So Poplar: Pollen-Induced Allergy Engulfs Kashmir

  SRINAGAR: While the arrival of spring is celebrated across the globe, it is a cause of worry for many in the land this is famously described as heaven on earth. As the world is battling COVID-19 for the past two years, the people of Kashmir are battling pollen allergy – which became worse this […]

Pak Has No Locus Standi on PM Modi’s J&K Visit: MEA

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that Pakistan has “no locus standi” to comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Jammu and Kashmir. The MEA’s response came after Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had termed PM Modi’s recent visit to Jammu as “staged”. “I do not understand the word […]

CBI Raids 14 locations In 6 States, UT In 2 Cases Of Corruption In J&K

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday carried out searches at more than 14 locations in Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Delhi in connection with alleged irregularities in the award of contracts for two projects in the Union Territory. A CBI spokesperson here said that the agency was […]

Focus of J&K Admin On Empowering Youth: LG Manoj Sinha

BARAMULLA: The Jammu and Kashmir administration is committed to addressing all issues pertaining to the youth in order to empower them, said Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and cautioned parents against extremist elements. Addressing a programme in Pattan area here to celebrate the successful fructification of the “Personality Development Programme” popularly known as ‘Sahi Rasta’, Sinha […]

Tourist Arrivals In Kashmir Break All Records Of 10 Years: LG Sinha

SRINAGAR: About 80 lakhs people have visited Kashmir in the last few months, breaking all records of tourist arrivals in the Valley in the last 10 years, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said on Saturday and termed the year as the “golden period”. “Record number of people are visiting Kashmir and this is […]

J&K Police Crackdown On Terror, Properties Being Attached In City

SRINAGAR: To tap terror activities in the valley, Jammu and Kashmir Police have started a major crackdown against those harbouring Pakistan-sponsored terrorism activities and are attaching immoveable properties. The Srinagar police on Thursday tweeted: “Process has started for attachment of some immovable properties which have been used for purpose of terrorism as per section 2(g) […]

64,827 Families Left Kashmir Valley In 1990: RTI Reply In 2020

  SRINAGAR: A total of 64,827 families left the Kashmir Valley in 1990 due to “onset of militancy”, said the Jammu and Kashmir government in an RTI reply, which, activist Praffull Sarda, who sought the information, called “surprising”. The Pune-based businessman criticised the government for not acknowledging that Kashmiri Pandits were forced to leave the […]

Kashmir Schools To Open On Wednesday With Over 10 Lakh Students Attendance

Srinagar: Braving the chill and rain that is lashing the valley, 10 lakh students are expected to attend their schools on Wednesday after about two years of closure in the wake COVID-19 Pandemic. On February 21, Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory Government ordered for the reopening of schools for all classes from February 28, while […]

Big Jolt To Cong In J&K; Azad’s Nephew Joins BJP

Srinagar: In a big setback to the Congress party in Jammu and Kashmir, Mubashar Azad, nephew of senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad of the erstwhile state, joined Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Sunday along with dozens of supporters. Mubashar Azad, a youth leader from Doda, is also the nephew of […]