Srinagar/IBNS: Jammu Kashmir Workers Party president Mir Junaid has welcomed Manoj Sinha for taking charge as the new Lieutenant Governor of J&K.
Srinagar/IBNS: The apple farmers in Jammu and Kashmir are staring at losses as they haven't been able to sell their produce amid coronavirus pandemic and continuous lockdowns. Highlighting this, Lt Governor GC Murmu has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs, demanding extension of the Market Intervention Scheme under which the Centre procures farmers' produce.
Srinagar/UNI: A student of the Kashmir University (KU) was arrested on Friday in a case of unlawful activities at the campus two years ago, official sources said.
Srinagar/UNI: Cautioning people that COVID-19 was not some conspiracy to harass them, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said it is a real and serious threat.
Srinagar/UNI: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Sunday offered ''special pooja'' at holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas and prayed for early end to COVID-19 pandemic.
Srinagar/UNI: Two militants were killed while a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) was among three soldiers injured in an encounter which ensued after security forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Kulgam on Saturday.
Srinagar/UNI: The death toll due to COVID-19 has risen to 111 in the Union Territory of J&K with seven more persons succumbing due to the virus since Wednesday evening.
Srinagar/UNI: Police on Monday said that the Doda district in Jammu region has become ‘militancy- free’ after the last surviving militant was killed along with two others in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir district of Anantnag.
Srinagar/UNI: Asserting that government orders about stocking LPG cylinders and vacating school buildings for security forces are creating panic in Kashmir, former chief minister Omar Abdullah said ‘unfortunately after all the lies last year even if the government explains these orders, hardly any of us will take the assurances at face value’.
Srinagar/IBNS: Five unidentified terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Shopian district of Jammu Kashmir on Sunday, media reports said.
Jammu/UNI: Jammu and Kashmir Excise Department on Thursday allowed “selected” wine shops to operate across Jammu region with six in Jammu district thus triggering chaos.
New Delhi/IBNS: Over a 100 dignitaries, including academicians, bureaucrats, vice-chancellors, Olympians, retired defence personnel have written an open letter to the administrator, board and jury of Pulitzer Prize 2020, for endorsing terror and seperatism in India, media reports said.
Baramulla/UNI: Taking action against violators of Covid-19 norms, the district administration in this north Kashmir district seized 77 vehicles and sealed a petrol pump and 40 shops on Saturday, an official spokesman said.
Srinagar/UNI: Six people were injured in a mysterious blast at Handwara in frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara on Sunday.
Jammu/IBNS: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor GC Murmu has said the upcoming Amarnath yatra was subject to the Covid-19 situation as the pilgrimage requires comprehensive planning and execution, said media reports.