KASHMIR

Northern army commander takes stock of security for Amarnath Yatra

Northern army commander takes stock of security for Amarnath Yatra

Srinagar: Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visited the Army formations and units deployed for the Amarnath piligrimage. During the visit, Singh took stock of the security and administrative arrangements for the ongoing Amarnath pilgrimage, the defense spokesman said. He was accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt, spokesman added He […]

Missing Budgam boy found dead in Yousmarg

Missing Budgam boy found dead in Yousmarg

Srinagar: A body was recovered on Tuesday from Yousmarg Dam, in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, sources said. The deceased has been identified as Sameer Ahmad Dar (22), a resident of Watkulu, Chrar-e-Sharief in Budgam district. Sameer according to family sources was a student of 12th class and was missing since June 27. According to the […]

Govt announces summer vacations from July 19

Govt announces summer vacations from July 19

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday ordered the closure of all educational institutions in Kashmir region and Jammu’s winter zone on account of summer vacations from July 19 to 28. “It is hereby ordered that all Government Educational Institutions as also recognized private schools up to the Higher Secondary Level functioning in the […]

Unidentified militant killed during gunfight in Handwara: Army

Unidentified militant killed during gunfight in Handwara: Army

Srinagar: Army on Monday claimed to have killed an unidentified militant in a gunfight at Khanpora area of Magam, Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. An army spokesperson said that the militant was killed after army’s search party of 47 RR intercepted a group of militants at Sangdi Balla, Khanpora near forest area. After being […]

Govt reconstitutes Pay Anomaly Committee

Govt reconstitutes Pay Anomaly Committee

SRINAGAR: The Government today accorded sanction for re-constitution of Pay Anomaly Committee. The Committee would be headed by the Administrative Secretary, Finance Department. While Administrative Secretary of the concerned department or a representative not below the rank of Special Secretary, Administrative Secretary, General Administration Department, Secretary Department of Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs would be […]

Barring Kulgam, life returns to normal after 2 days in Kashmir

Barring Kulgam, life returns to normal after 2 days in Kashmir

Srinagar: Life returned to normal on Monday in Kashmir valley after remaining crippled for two days due to strike called by Joint Resistance Leadership and restrictions imposed by authorities. However, business and other activities remained paralysed in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, where three youth, including a girl, were killed in security force firing on […]