Category: Kashmir

Director DIPR chairs meeting of officers of Kashmir division

SRINAGAR, APRIL 19: The Director Information and Public Relation, Rahul Pandey today chaired an officers meeting of Kashmir division and reviewed the functioning of the department. Joint Director Information Kashmir, Haris Ahmad Handoo, Assistant Director, Public Relations/ FPO Kashmir M Aslam Khan, Asstt Dir (AV), Javed Ahmad Rather, […]

Kashmir’s copper craftsmen hope for better times after lockdown ends

The end of lockdown brought some relief for Kashmir’s traditional copper utensil makers, renowned for their immaculate craftsmanship, but their industry is under threat and their earnings low. Copperware, locally known as “Traam”, is deep-rooted in Kashmiri culture and is famous for intricate calligraphic engraving that requires extensive […]

Apni Party’s DDC Candidate Shot by Unknown Gunmen

Anantnag 4 December: Unknown gunmen have opened fire at a DDC Candidate Anees ul Islam from Apni Party in Anantnag district. Officials told Kashmir News Bureau that unknown gunmen shot & injured DDC Candidate Anees ul islam from Apni Party in Kokernag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 370 new positive cases, 103565recovered so far JAMMU, NOVEMBER 30: The Government on Monday informed that 370 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 181 from Jammu division and 189 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases […]

Kashmir Valley receives season’s first snowfall

Srinagar, Nov 23:  Most of the plain areas in Kashmir experienced the season’s first snowfall on Monday, even as the higher reaches witnessed heavy precipitation, leading to the closure of Srinagar-Leh road which connects the valley with Ladakh, officials said here. The MeT office has issued an ‘Orange […]

CJ visits district court Pulwama Interacts with officers, Bar Members

PULWAMA, NOVEMBER 07: Chief Justice, Ms Gita Mittal has said that the witnesses are ears and eyes of the criminal justice system and called for adoption of the witness protection facilities in all the district courts across the J&K. This was stated by the Chief Justice while visiting […]

India’s residency law in Kashmir amplifies demographic fears

SRINAGAR, India — For almost a century, no outsider was allowed to buy land and property in Indian-controlled Kashmir. That changed Aug. 5 last year when India’s Hindu nationalist government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi stripped the Himalayan state’s semi-autonomous powers and downgraded it to a federally […]

India on guard in Kashmir ahead of anniversary of lost autonomy

SRINAGAR, India – Indian soldiers patrolled streets and kept watch from the rooftops in Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar on the eve of the first anniversary of the Muslim majority region’s loss of autonomy. Late on Monday, authorities imposed a curfew in Srinagar until Wednesday due to intelligence […]

Inspire faculty from NIT Srinagar working on marriage of material science & electrochemistry for sustainable energy

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 30: Dr. Malik Abdul Wahid from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar is a recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty award instituted by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India working in the area of energy research towards marriage of material […]

Indian troops kill militants, triggering clashes across Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India – Indian troops killed four militants in gun battles in Kashmir on Wednesday, including the commander of the biggest separatist group fighting New Delhi, a police official said, triggering clashes across the disputed region that left dozens injured. Hundreds of Indian soldiers launched an operation late […]

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