Jammu & Kashmir

Street violence down; Kashmir is quieter

Street violence down; Kashmir is quieter

As compared to last year, Kashmir has so far witnessed a steady drop in both the intensity and prevalence of street violence. In 2016, spiralling public violence was sparked by the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani in a gunfight with the security forces on July 8. The events that followed Wani’s death set the

Thousands participate in funeral of slain Hizb commander in Rafiabad

Thousands of people on Saturday participated in the last rites of slain Hizb commander Shahid Ahmad Sheikh in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district in south Kashmir. Reports said that people of different areas like Rafiabad, Qaziabad and Zainageer area marched towards the Kachloo village where Sheikh was laid to rest. They said that funeral prayers

District Committee sanctions 719 cases of Laadli Beti Scheme beneficiaries

The District Committee for implementation of Laadli Beti Scheme of the J&K Govt. met under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Kathua Ramesh Kumar at DC office complex today. PO ICDS Rajinder Singh, CMO Kathua, DTO Kathua were also present. The committee after secruitiny of the applications of the beneficiaries gave sanction to the 719 cases

Saffron: the Pride of Kashmir

The purple colored Saffron flowers have long been a pride of the Kashmir Valley. The valley would get itself busy from ongoing month (August) to December every year, in the process of planting to processing “Saffron”. Kashmir is globally famous for Saffron, which is best known for its quality all around the world. However, from