City and Neighbourhood

Monday, October 22, 2018Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for PoK

Srinagar, Oct 22: Despite tense situation following a strike called by separatists on Monday against Kulgam killings, the Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan- occupied-Kashmir (PoK), left here for Aman post, the last Indian military post on this side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector, official sources said.

The bus left Bemina, Srinagar


Sunday, October 21, 2018Kulgam encounter: Three militants killed, two soldiers injured

Srinagar, Oct 21: Three militants were killed and two security force personnel injured in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, where authorities have suspended mobile internet service since Sunday morning.

Official sources said Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF on a tip


Friday, October 19, 2018Two militants killed in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 19: Security forces on Friday shot dead two militants on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla town.

Police said police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) signalled a vehicle to stop at Kralhar near the Khwaja Bazar railway station in the town.

The militants who were in the vehicle opened fire. In retaliation, the security forces fired back, killing both the militan


Friday, October 19, 20184 militants killed near LoC

Srinagar, Oct 19: Four militants were killed by the Army near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, military sources said on Friday.

Although the police has not confirmed the incident unless the bodies of the slain militants were recovered, the Army sources confirmed it saying that the encounter took place in the Boniyar forests of Uri sector on Thursday evening.


Thursday, October 18, 2018Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Oct 18: A shutdown called by separatists affected life across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday with heavy security deployed here and other vulnerable places.

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, called the shutdown against the killing of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander, Mehrajudd in Ba


Tuesday, October 16, 20183-day conference on 'Surgico Ethical Issues of 21st Century' in Jammu from Oct 21

Jammu, Oct 16: Around 400 delegates will participate in a three-day conference on "Surgico Ethical Issues of 21st Century" here from October 19.

"A three-day conference of surgeons from October 19 to 21 will be held here at Medical College Auditorium," Dr Sanjay Bhasin here told reporters.

He said that the conference is being held under an aegis of JK Chapter of Assocoations of surgeons o


Tuesday, October 16, 2018Rain adds to voters' reluctance in Srinagar, Ganderbal

Srinagar, Oct 16: Early morning rain accompanied by chilly winds kept most voters at home on Tuesday, and only a few ventured out for balloting in the fourth phase of Jammu and Kashmir municipal polls.

Polling is being held in 37 wards of Srinagar and Ganderbal districts, which started at 6 a.m. and would end at 4 p.m.

Till 9 a.m., Srinagar recorded 0.5 per cent polling, while it was 3.69 i


Tuesday, October 16, 2018MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: Final phase today, 156 candidates in poll fray for 37 Wards in Srinagar, Ganderbal

SRINAGAR: With many candidates elected unopposed and a number segments not receiving a single nomination, there will be voting in only 37 of the 132 wards which were scheduled to go for polls on Tuesday in the fourth and final phase of urban local bodies elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

In the final phase, a total electorate of 250794 will seal the fate of 156 candidates in the fray for 2 Urban


Tuesday, October 16, 2018DARBAR MOVE | Hard drives to replace voluminous paper records to be shifted in 2019

SRINAGAR: Come 2019, and there will be considerable reduction in the current voluminous records which are shifted between the two capital cities twice a year when the Civil Secretariat, seat of the state government, make the bi-annual move from summer capital Srinagar to winter capital and vice-versa.

The significant decision would be made effective by digitization of official records which wo


Tuesday, October 16, 2018CRPF camp attacked, 2 jawans hurt

SRINAGAR: Two CRPF jawans were injured in a terror attack on a security force camp in Pulwama district late Monday night.

"Terrorists late evening fired upon a security forces' camp at Newa in District Pulwama in south Kashmir," a police spokesman said here.

The attack was repulsed by the forces, he said.

"In this incident, however, two jawans sustained injuries," the spokesman said.


Tuesday, October 16, 2018Ahead of winter, Valley to get 1000 MW addnl power

415 KM Jalandhar-Amargarh transmission project through

NEW DELHI: Power transmission infrastructure developer, Sterlite Power today announced formal commissioning of the Rs 3000 crore ambitiousNRSS-29 project for providing additional power supply to Jammu & Kashmir from the Northern Grid, allowing benefits to be reaped during coming winter.

The 415KM, Northern Region System Strengthening (NRSS)-29 project will ensure reliable power access for the