J & K
Pakistan targets Indian positions on LoC

The Pakistan Army resorted to overnight heavy shelling and firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district.

Govt now trying to ‘Saffronise’ education system: National Conference

Senior National Conference leader, Ali Mohammad Sagar today said that the central government is trying to ‘Saffronise’ the education system of the country.

Cross-border Shelling: Govt to arrange remedial classes for affected students

Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today announced that remedial classes would be arranged for the students of the schools closed in Jammu region due to cross-border shelling.

Altaf Bukhari for collective effort, constructive engagement to mend education sector

Terming education as cog-in-the-wheel of progress at all levels, Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said despite many odds and varied challenges the government succeeded to putting decrepit education system back on track and the recent board results in Kashmir offer a silver lining amid the dark clouds.

Rs 7.37 cr tourism project sanctioned for Kishtwar-Sinthan Top circuit: Priya

Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Centre has sanctioned Rs 7.37 crore tourism projects for the development of tourism infrastructure on Kishtwar- Sinthan Top circuit.

Tourism promotes interactions, removes misgivings: Mehbooba

Terming tourism as one of the best means to promote dialogue, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has said that it gives ample opportunities to people to know each other better and closely.

Mehbooba hopes present Indo-Pak acrimonious discourse would give way to harmony, peace

Saying that the people of Jammu & Kashmir have been the worst victims of bitter relations between India and Pakistan, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today expressed the hope that the present acrimonious discourse between the two neighbouring countries would give way to a discourse of harmony, peace and friendship.

From Bijbehara, Mehbooba’s appeal for peace, Indo-Pak amity

Advocating strong and friendly relations between India and Pakistan, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today appealed the leadership of both the countries to take measures for betterment of mutual relations which would consequentially reduce acrimony, violence and lead to an atmosphere of friendship between the two neighbours.

My Govt committed to the welfare of workers, marginalized: Mehbooba

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that her Government is committed to the welfare and upliftment of marginalised sections of society particularly labours, landless and those working in the unorganised sector.

Governor Chairs “The First Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Memorial Lecture”

Governor N.N. Vohra chaired “The First Mufti Memorial Lecture” in a function organized to commemorate Mufti Sayeed Day at Gen Zorawar Singh Auditorium, here today. 

Omar Abdullah reacts to Hizb commander’s threat: ‘If it isn’t pellets it’s acid’

Former chief minister and MLA Beerwah, Omar Abdullah on Monday reacted to the Hizb commander Riyaz Naikoo’s purported audio clip saying that people are “threatened with being blinded one way or the other.”


Naikoo’s audio clip had appeared on social networking websites in which he is heard threatening to pour acid into the eyes of those who participate in upcoming Panchayat elections slated for February. 

Police hunt for Ph.D student who joined Hizb-ul-Mujahideen

Police in Jammu and Kashmir said on Monday they were looking for a Ph.D student who has reportedly joined the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group.

Wisdom lies in actively working to find a political solution to the issue of J&K

From time to time we are rudely reminded that there is an issue concerning the state of Jammu & Kashmir. 

Six missing after avalanche hits passenger cab in north Kashmir's Kupwara

Six passengers are missing after a snow avalanche hit a passenger cab at Sadhna Top in Tangdhar area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Friday.

Mirwaiz barred from delivering Friday sermon at Jamia Masjid

Chairman Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was on Friday disallowed by authorities to deliver Friday sermon at historic Jamia Masjid.

Challenges in Jammu and Kashmir will be met through dialogue: CM Government committed to boost sports talent : Lal Singh Mehbooba suggests working out mechanism for supporting kin of former lawmakers Kids among trafficked bonded labourers rescued from Jammu and Kashmir Governor advises time-bound fire safety audit of buildings in Jammu and Kashmir ULB polls to be held after Panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir: Mehbooba Mehbooba allocates portfolios; Tassaduq gets tourism ministry Forces lay siege to Zakir Musa's village in south Kashmir Authorities disallow executive council meeting called by Geelani at Hyderpora: Spokesman In a first, Mehbooba tweets in Hindi, asks Pakistan to give fair trial to Kulbushan Jadav Tourism deptt begins massive tourism promotional campaign from Chennai Media persons not allowed to cover Sharma’s visit in Kupwara Mehbooba wishes Vajpayee on his 93rd birthday Christmas celebrations marked by messages of peace in Kashmir Cries of little Azra, daughter of slain Shopian woman, piercing our hearts: Malik Restrictions to be imposed in Srinagar areas tomorrow Indian Embassy to organize special promotional event for J&K in Uzbekistan Director Tourism launches 'Free Fly' Kashmir Package by Cox & Kings Restrictions, shutdown affect life in Kashmir Respite from cold wave in Kashmir as night temperatures rise Infants losing young mothers to 'Operation All Out': Mirwaiz JRL calls for shutdown in Kashmir tomorrow against three civilian killings Kashmiris assaulted in Bengaluru: Mehbooba demands action Bodies of two more army men recovered in Kashmir