Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday welcomed the release of Liyaqat Shah on bail and expressed hope that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will complete its probe soon.
A 28-year-old youth, Bilal Ahmad Bhat, was brutally killed by three labourers from Pulwama district, who were working in his orchard at Bashkuchan village near Shopian. It was the aspiration to show-off a Blackberry mobile phone and to live a stylish life that led the trio to take to crime. "Before murdering Bhat, the trio snatched the BlackBerry cellphone," said Shopian station house officer (SHO) Irshad Reshi. It was on April 23, locals spotted the body of Bhat, a contractual lecturer, near his orchard. The body bore strangulation and injury marks.
Condemning the brutal murder of Kashmiri nationalist leader Arif Shahid on May 13 the Kashmir National Party (KNP) will observe a five-day long hunger strike outside Pakistani High Commission in London from May 20.
Suspected Hizbul militant Liyaqat Shah granted bail
Had he not forgotten the remotes, a 25-year-old youth in Srinagar would have made good escape after allegedly stealing 10 LED TVs from an electronics shop with a deft touch. His subsequent attempt to get remotes from the city market landed him in jail. HT
Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Thursday handed over to Jammu and Kashmir government officials the body of an Indian national who had drowned in the Jhelum river last week.
Had he not forgotten the remotes, a 25-year-old youth in Srinagar would have made good escape after allegedly stealing 10 LED TVs from an electronics shop with a deft touch.
Dropping a bombshell, the country's well-known legal luminary, historian and columnist AG Noorani on Wednesday questioned the veracity of the 2008 polls and alleged that it was rigged by security agencies in Srinagar
Security Forces have penetrated deep inside the forests of Kupwara after failing to capture a group of militants believed to have infiltrated into North Kashmir's Kupwara district on Line of Control on Monday last week.
Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday convened a high-level meeting to expedite and implement the Rakhi-i-Arth project for early settlement of Dal dwellers.
Fresh tremors on Monday shook Bhaderwah belt of Doda district where a panic-stricken elderly woman died of a heart attack while fleeing from her home.
Terminated head constable Abdul Ahad Jan, who hit the headlines in 2010 after he hurled shoe at chief minister Omar Abdullah and raised pro-freedom slogans, was arrested in an extortion case on Tuesday in south Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir tourism minister Ghulam Ahmad Mir on Tuesday said Kashmir was as safe as any part of the world and called upon all the government of foreign countries to allow their citizens to visit the state.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday impressed upon the education department to ensure 100% coverage of schools under the drinking water supply (DWS) and sanitation facility, adding that the focus should also be on dovetailing and combining health programmes to ensure complete health cover to the children.
The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board and the state government are working on a series of measures to reduce chances of any casualty of intending pilgrims this year. The shrine board is working on a multi-layer medicare facility.