'Mirwaiz a free man, not under detention': Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest by authorities on August 4, 2019, a day before the scrapping of Articles 370 and 35A by the centre, at his residence in the Nageen area of Srinagar.

05 Aug 2023

Missing soldier found in Kashmir, joint interrogation to begin after medical checkup: J&K Police

The jawan's missing had led to speculation that he might have been abducted by militants and his family members had appealed for his release.

03 Aug 2023

Unease in Gupkar alliance as JKNC, PDP in war of words over rigging elections

PDP has been blaming JKNC for rigging the 1987 Assembly polls, which led to the eruption of militancy in Jammu and Kashmir.

03 Aug 2023

Srinagar Diary: J-K officials directed to attend I-Day functions

The Lt Governor administration in Jammu and Kashmir has directed all the officers to attend the Independence Day functions in the twin capital of Srinagar and Jammu.

03 Aug 2023

No trace of missing army jawan in Jammu and Kashmir; search continues

The village is adjacent to the missing soldier’s native hamlet Asthal in Kulgam and the nearby forest area are being thoroughly searched by the security men, the police official said.

01 Aug 2023

MHA acquires over 139 acres of land in Srinagar for promotion of tourism

Lt Governor Sinha termed the MoU as a momentous occasion in developing major tourism space in J&K UT.

01 Aug 2023

Massive search on for missing jawan in J&K

A soldier who was on leave and was supposed to rejoin for duty on Sunday has gone missing from Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday evening. 

31 Jul 2023

J&K staff told to keep Tricolour in social media platforms on I-Day

The government has directed all administrative secretaries, divisional commissioners, deputy commissioners and heads of the departments to ensure that the directions are implemented on the I-Day.

31 Jul 2023

J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha joins Muharram procession in Srinagar

The main Muharram procession was taken out from the Bota Kadal area of downtown Srinagar after a gap of 34 years instead of the traditional route from Abi-Guzar to Zadibal.

30 Jul 2023

Zero infiltration will kill militancy in J&K: Experts

According to Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai, J&K witnessed zero infiltration of militants from across the border till June 30 this year.

29 Jul 2023

Nod to Muharram procession after 33 years in Srinagar

In a significant development, the lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir has allowed the Shia community to take out the eighth Muharram procession in Srinagar after a gap of 33 years.

27 Jul 2023

Meet the visually-impaired Sarangi player and Sufi singer who brings joy across J&K

Fayaz Wani profiles Aijaz Ahmad Ahangar, who was born visually impaired but went on to get training in playing the Sarangi and be a singer. Today, he is an inspiration for others like him

23 Jul 2023

Srinagar bans sharp-edged weapons to curb stabbings

The Srinagar DM on Friday issued an order imposing a ban on sale, purchase and carrying  of sharp-edged weapons in public places.

22 Jul 2023

Two militants killed as army foils infiltration bid in JK’s Machil sector

The bodies of the two militants along with arms and ammunition have been recovered, said ADGP Kashmir police, Vijay Kumar. He said the combing operation in the area was going on.

19 Jul 2023

Self-taught artist turns bones into art pieces in Jammu and Kashmir

He said nobody taught him the bone art which is unique to Kashmir. It is known for wood carving, Kani weaving, shawl weaving and carpet weaving, etc.

19 Jul 2023

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