Six including top Jaish commander killed in Tral gunbattle

Six including top Jaish commander killed in Tral gunbattle

  Four Jaish militants, one policeman and an Army trooper were Tuesday killed during a gun battle that broke out between the militants and the government forces in Laam Aripal village of Tral area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the police said. The police said four Jaish militants include top Jaish commander, Omar Khalid and his accomplices Ashfaq Ahmad […]

7th pay commission recommendations approved: Govt

7th pay commission recommendations approved: Govt

  In a major decision, the state cabinet approved the implementation of 7th pay commission recommendations for state government employees and pensioners with effect from January 2016. The decision was taken during a cabinet meet convened by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The decision would benefit around five lakh employees and pensioners in the state. The […]

Nation shouldn’t forget national heroes: General Bajwa

Nation shouldn’t forget national heroes: General Bajwa

Islambad: Pakistan Army Cheif General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday complained that Pakistanis had a “history of forgetting its [the nation’s] heroes” while remarking that “just days after peace returned to Fata, people have started another movement,” Dawn Newspaper Reported. The newspaper reported that Bajwa made the remarks during a solemn ceremony held at General […]

PHQ organizes workshop on twitter handling

PHQ organizes workshop on twitter handling

Jammu, Apr 12 : To educate its officers and officials about integrated and better handling of different twitter features, Jammu and Kashmir Police organized a comprehensive workshop at Police headquarters here today. Mahima Kaul, Head Public Policy and Government, Twitter India delivered guest lectures and acquainted the participants about the twitter. First session of the […]

The Politics of Building Narratives

The Politics of Building Narratives

THE fourth estate in India-held Kashmir is in peril. Willing collaborator-journalists have made the institution of journalism the lapdog of the state by not calling out its follies, and by muddying IHK’s political narrative in line with the Indian state’s interests. A recent report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) highlighted how government clampdowns […]

Justice for Asifa: Finally Powerful Voices Calling

Justice for Asifa: Finally Powerful Voices Calling

  No compromise on Justice says Mehbooba Mufti Srinagar, Apr 12 (KNS): The rape and murder case of an eight-year-old nomad girl who was abducted, drugged, gang-raped and was confined in the temple has led to a storm on social media, with people from all quarters condemning the reprehensible act with the hashtag #JusticeforAsifa. Asifa […]

CM greets people on Baisakhi

CM greets people on Baisakhi

Srinagar, Apr 12 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has greeted people of the State on the occasion of Baisakhi. In her message, Mehbooba Mufti said Baisakhi symbolizes harvesting of the hard labour and celebrating it with harmony and brotherhood adds colour to its festivity. She said festivals like Baisakhi strengthen the bonds of love among […]

Kashmir Shuts to Protest Civilians Killings

Kashmir Shuts to Protest Civilians Killings

Srinagar, Apr 12: Kashmir on Thursday observed a complete shut down across Valley against the recent civilian killings in Khudwani village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. In parts of Kashmir Valley, the curfew-like situation was imposed. All the commercial establishments were closed and traffic remained off the roads. However, the very restricted vehicular movement was […]

 Chief Minister meets Defence Minister

 Chief Minister meets Defence Minister

  Information Department Stresses on adopting humane approach in dealing with situations Jammu: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is in the national capital, called on Minister for Defence, Nirmala Sitharaman here today. During the meeting, the Chief Minister underscored the need for adopting a humane approach while dealing with the situations and avoiding collateral damage […]