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HC stays KAS-prelims 2016 Results

Jammu, Aug 16: High Court has stayed the result of Combined Preliminary Examinations of Civil Services declared by J&K Public Service Commission earlier this month after candidates identified discrepencies in the answer key. The hearing held today at the high court has brought no good news for aspirants as the HC has ordered a STAY on KAS Prelims Results, the ...

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Modi’s Kashmir policy creating space for Pakistan to misbehave: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Aug 16: Narendra Modi’s policy has created space in Jammu and Kashmir for Pakistan to “misbehave”, said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, a day after the Prime Minister said the problem in Kashmir can be resolved by embracing the people not through bullets and abuses. Gandhi was in Bengaluru to inaugurate Indira Canteen, the Karnataka government’s ...

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Article 35 – A abrogation will affect Right to Self Determination of Kashmiris: JRL

Srinagar, Aug 16: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Wednesday said that the abrogation of Article 35-A will “severely affect and dilute the case of Right to self determination of the people of Kashmir.” JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik said this, in a statement today, while reacting to the statement of Omar Abdullah in which ...

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Soldier injured in border firing succumbs

Srinagar, Aug 16: Army on Wednesday paid homage to a soldier who succumbed to injuries sustained during cross-border firing in Uri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on August 7. Havaldar Narendra Singh breathed his last at 92 Base hospital in Srinagar today. “He was provided immediate first aid and evacuated to 92 Base Hospital where he fought against death ...

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Wounded trooper succumbs in hospital

Srinagar, Aug 16: A CRPF trooper, who was injured in a grenade attack by militants in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, succumbed to injuries today, officials said. Constable Reyaz Ahmad died at SKIMS hospital in Soura this afternoon, they said. He was among the five government forces’ personnel injured in the attack on August 14. The militants had hurled a grenade ...

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Security agencies formulating strategy to counter stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir, says DG CRPF

Srinagar, Aug 16: Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) RR Bhatnagar Wednesday said that an effective strategy has been formulated to deal with the stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir Valley. He said that all the security agencies have been working in coordination to deal with the law and order situation. He was talking to reporters on the sidelines of ...

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Four killed in Samba road accident

Legislator assaulted by enraged mob Samba, Aug 16: A student was among three people killed in a road accident in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. The accident took place when a mini bus they were travelling in rolled down on the road in Samba district, said an official. He said the bus was on way to Samba ...

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Chief Minister launches citizen’s portal of Crime Branch

Srinagar, Aug 16, CNS: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti launched the citizen’s portal of the Crime Branch of J&K Police here today. Congratulating the J&K Police for launching the portal, the Chief Minister hoped that it would bring in lot of ease to people in their relations with the Police in terms of lodging a complaint, seeking employee verification or tracking ...

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LeT Commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama encounter; 2 cops also injured

Srinagar, August 16: Lashkar-e-Toiba Commander Ayub Lone alias Ayub Lelhari was killed in a brief gunfight at Badderpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. A police official while describing slain militant as “dreaded” said that acting on specific information regarding the movement of Ayub who was LeT’s Pulwama district commander, the police along with 55 RR, 182 and ...

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