UN favours ‘direct dialogue’ between India, Pakistan

UN favours ‘direct dialogue’ between India, Pakistan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for a "direct dialogue" between India and Pakistan to de-escalate tensions between the two nuclear-armed South Asians neighbours.

Chief Minister returns to Kashmir, resumes office

Chief Minister returns to Kashmir, resumes office

J&K Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Tuesday returned to Kashmir and resumed the office, even as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) trashed rumors that he was not keeping well.

GoI ‘gives cold shoulder’ to proposals on JK tunnels

GoI ‘gives cold shoulder’ to proposals on JK tunnels

The Government of India has given ‘cold shoulder’ to J&K government’s proposals to fund construction of tunnels in the State to provide round-the-year connectivity to far-flung and inaccessible areas.

Pakistan using ‘new methods’ to create unrest in JK: Army Chief

Accusing Pakistan of using "new methods" for creating unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and extending the arc of violence to other areas, Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Tuesday said India is prepared for "swift and short" wars in the future.

NIA sets up 4 camp offices in JK

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has set up camp offices at four places in J&K and wants to establish a permanent base there for more effective monitoring of cases that take place in the region.

UDHAMPUR ATTACK: NIA arrests Pulwama man

In yet another arrest in the Udhampur attack, NIA Tuesday arrested an alleged overground worker of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit who had “transported four militants from one place in Kashmir to another after they infiltrated into Valley.”

Masarat Aalam released, rearrested

Masarat Aalam released, rearrested

Senior separatist leader and Muslim League chairman Masarat Aalam was re-arrested in the Kot Balwal jail premises soon after his release on court orders today and shifted to some unknown place.

PMSSS Mess| Students aghast at indifference of Central Govt, silence of JK Govt

PMSSS Mess| Students aghast at indifference of Central Govt, silence of JK Govt

The tall claims by state government to streamline implementation of Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) in JK have once again fallen flat with students admitted in various institutions complaining that they have been left in a lurch.

National Conference will continue struggle for peace: Dr Farooq

National Conference will continue struggle for peace: Dr Farooq

President National Conference Dr. Farooq Abdullah Tuesday said that his party would continue its struggle to seek political stability and lasting peace in the State.

Lawyers’ strike halts work in High Court

Judicial work in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court and subordinate courts in Srinagar was today paralysed due to a strike called by a lawyers’ body protesting an assault on one of its senior members.

‘Mehbooba's remarks condemnable; PDP's ideology merging into BJP's’

National Conference on Tuesday said PDP President Mehbooba Mufti's remarks on Monday that "it isn’t necessary to include separatists in all dialogues between India and Pakistan" was an amusing revelation of how PDP's ideology had now totally and completely merged with the ideology of its ally, the BJP.

Bhat takes over as Jamaat chief

The newly elected Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir Ghulam Muhammad Bhat today reiterated the party’s traditional stance on the Kashmir dispute, saying that “his party will continue its struggle for just and durable settlement of this longstanding issue.”

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Authorities sit on violation of official timings by private schools

Authorities sit on violation of official timings by private schools

In violation of norms, many private schools in the summer capital are violating official school timings—subjecting students to inconvenience.

Kashmiri Pandits stage demo

Kashmiri Pandits stage demo

Non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits on Tuesday staged protest here demanding resolution of their demand including proper rehabilitation, employment, financial packages and renovation of temples.

Rose Lane inhabitants demand repair of faulty drain

Rose Lane inhabitants demand repair of faulty drain

The inhabitants of Rose Lane Colony, Chanapora have demanded restoration of a drain in the locality which has been rendered defunct.

Motorists, bikers rewarded for obeying traffic rules

In a novel way to encourage safe driving, authorities on Tuesday awarded commendation certificates to motorists and bikers who follow traffic rules in the city.

South city flood victims decry delay in compensation

Residents of various areas of south city have expressed resentment over delay in compensation to them by the government.

Make closed shops functional in Sangarmall : Div Com

Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Dr Asgar Samoon on Tuesday directed for making closed shops functioning in Sangarmall shopping complex within 15 days.

Opposition dubs 6-month rule of PDP-BJP govt as ‘disappointing’

Opposition dubs 6-month rule of PDP-BJP govt as ‘disappointing’

As the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir completed its six months in office today, the Opposition termed the tenure as a period of “disappointment” and said expectations of the people in the state remain unfulfilled.

PMSSS: Jammu youth alleges cheating

PMSSS: Jammu youth alleges cheating

Presenting another case of how PMSSS is spoiling the career of J&K youth, a poor youth from Jammu city is running from pillar to post after he was refused admission by the college allotted to him.

Police nab self-proclaimed godman

Police nab self-proclaimed godman

A self-proclaimed godman was today arrested by the police from a bus stand here in connection with cheating a large number of people.

Court convicts LeT militant in Udhampur Bomb-Blast case

Principal Sessions Judge, Udhampur, RS Jain today convicted Abdul Majeed, son of Shahab, resident of Behrote Thannamandi, District Rajouri, a LeT terrorist who was involved in Udhampur Bomb Blast Case.

Live mortar shell found in Samba, defused

A major tragedy was averted on Monday when a live mortar shell was detected and defused near a railway bridge in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Woman run over by train

A 30-year-old woman was killed after being run over by a train here, police said here today.

DCL T20 to kick off today

DCL T20 to kick off today

The second edition of highly popular T20 league, Downtown Champions League T20 would start from Wednesday.

KDCL T20: Team Ahmed Resorts announce squad

KDCL T20: Team Ahmed Resorts announce squad

Team Ahmed Resorts on Tuesday announced a 27-member squad for the upcoming Khyber Downtown Champions League (KDCL) cricket tournament, here.

Sajid Dar to undergo coaching course in Germany

Sajid Dar to undergo coaching course in Germany

International football coach Sajid Yousuf Dar has been selected by German Football Association to attend the International Coaches’ Course at Hennef, Germany, a statement issued today said.

Inter-college football tourney| PG team beats SP College in tie breaker

In the ongoing inter-college football tournament, organized by the Directorate of Physical Education, University of Kashmir, S P College lost to Postgraduate team in a tie breaker here on Saturday.

DCL T20: Inauguration ceremony postponed, action starts Wednesday

The second edition of ‘Downtown Champions League T20’ would start from Wednesday, officials said today.

JKFA suspends 13 players over ‘misconduct’ charges

The J&K Football Association (JKFA) has suspended around 13 players and officials during last one month for their ‘alleged’ misconduct during matches even as the suspended players and officials say they were not given a chance to present their cases.

I wasn’t comfortable with comedy initially: John Abraham

I wasn’t comfortable with comedy initially: John Abraham

He has hit films like “Houseful 2” and “Garam Masala” to his credit but actor John Abraham says initially he was sceptical of being a part of comedies.

Imtiaz Ali promoting new Bengali film

Imtiaz Ali promoting new Bengali film

Hoping that the golden era of legends like Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak would return someday in the Bengali film industry, Bollywood director Imtiaz Ali is promoting a new Bengali film.

Now buy, rent a plane or chopper!

Now buy, rent a plane or chopper!

If you ever dreamt of having a party during a chopper ride across town, automobile startup Droom is taking strides in making that possible.

Kabir Khan gets painting as gift from Salman

Kabir Khan says he got the "best gift" from his "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" star Salman Khan, who presented the director his famous black-and-white portrait of a man and woman.

Young actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste dies in fire escape fall

"Les Miserables" star Kyle Jean-Baptiste has died after a fall from a fire escape.

Kapil Sharma, Elli Avram add star power to ‘The Voice India’ finale

Stand-up comedian and TV show host Kapil Sharma, who is set for his Bollywood debut with Abbas-Mustan’s forthcoming comic family entertainer “Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon”, will be seen on the final episode of the singing reality show “The Voice India” along with his co-star

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