Militancy on wane: Two encounters in three months this year in Kashmir

Only two encounters reported in Kashmir in the first three months of 2023 and there has been no hit-and-run attack on security forces by militants in this period, acording to data.

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Specially-abled artisan keeps Sozni craft alive

Tariq Ahmad Mir set up ‘Special Hands of Kashmir’ to enable fellow craftsmen earn a livelihood and preserve the needle embroidery technique, writes Fayaz Wani

26 Mar 2023

Mahatma only a matriculate, had no law degree, claims Jammu and Kashmir L-G

“There is a misconception among educated people that Mahatma Gandhi had a law degree. Gandhi had no degree,” Lt Governor Sinha said.

25 Mar 2023

Won’t contest polls till Article 370 is restored, says former J-K CM Mehbooba

However, her coalition government collapsed in June 2018 after BJP withdrew support to the government citing security situation.

23 Mar 2023

NIA arrests Kashmiri journalist in NGO terror funding case

Srinagar-based freelance journalist Irfan, who has contributed to various national and international news organizations, was arrested by NIA yesterday evening.

21 Mar 2023

Srinagar Diary: Asia’s largest tulip garden opens

The Asia’s largest Tulip garden in Srinagar has been thrown open for visitors. Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha attended the opening ceremony.

21 Mar 2023

Jammu and Kashmir's first international mall to provide 13,000 jobs 

The mall, valued at Rs 250 crores, covering 10 lakh square feet of area, will come up at the Sempora area of Srinagar by 2026. With 500 shops to be set up in it, the mall will have 13,000 jobs. 

20 Mar 2023

Recruitment exams postponed after mass protests in Kashmir

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha told reporters on the sidelines of a function that the government has suspended the exams for the time being.

16 Mar 2023

Terror funding: NIA conducts raids at multiple locations in J&K

The NIA sleuths seized the laptops and mobile phones. Some of the houses searched by the NIA belonged to banned Jamaat-e-Islami activists.

15 Mar 2023

Asia’s largest tulip garden set to open to visitors in Kashmir Valley

The tulip garden in Srinagar is spread over 30 hectares and is situated along the banks of world famous Dal lake at the foothills of the Zabarwan range.

15 Mar 2023

Man chops woman’s body into pieces, buries them at different locations in Kashmir

The shocking incident has caused outrage across the Valley with the people demanding awarding of stern punishment to the accused to prevent such incidents from happening.

12 Mar 2023

Farooq Abdullah convenes all party meet on March 11 to discuss imposition of property tax

“Whatever we decide and agree on in the APM, the media will be briefed about it after the meeting,” he said. This will be the second APM called by Abdullah in J&K last seven months.

11 Mar 2023

Safety concern: Hotels to house PM Package Pandit employees returning to duties after strike

The employees, who were on strike since May 12 last year after killing of a Pandit employee Rahul Bhat by militants in central Kashmir, suspended their strike last week.

11 Mar 2023

Kashmir: Valley saw 2.5 lakh tourists in first two months of 2023

Haseeb said that all the tourism stakeholders in the Valley are upbeat about the tourist inflow and it is expected that tourist footfall will pick up with the onset of spring.

10 Mar 2023

Protest brews in Jammu and Kashmir after govt hires blacklisted firm

Political parties too have come out in support of the protest and demanded the scrapping of the contract awarded to Aptech Limited, the tainted company.

09 Mar 2023