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2 militants killed on LoC in Kupwara, operation continues

2 militants killed on LoC in Kupwara, operation continues

Srinagar: Government forces on Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid from Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) when they gunned down two militants on Tuesday, official sources said. Meanwhile Police arrested a woman with grenades and ammunition from a vehicle she was travelling in near Rawalpora in the outskirts of Srinagar. They said troops guarding the Line of […]

A PaK woman elected unopposed as sarpanch and panch in Kupwara

A PaK woman elected unopposed as sarpanch and panch in Kupwara

Srinagar: A Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) resident woman, married to a Kashmiri, has been elected unopposed at sarpanch and panch in the frontier district of Kupwara, official sources said. They said a 35-year-old Arifa Begum, resident of village Palandari, Muzaffarabad, capital of PaK, had married to Ghulam Mohammad Mir who had crossed over to other […]

Normal life remains crippled for 2nd day in south Kashmir’s Tral

Normal life remains crippled for 2nd day in south Kashmir’s Tral

Srinagar: Normal life remained crippled for the second successive day on Sunday at Tral in south Kashmir district of Pulwama against the killing of a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant in an encounter with security forces in the area on Friday. Even though there was no strike call given by any separatists group, shops and business establishments […]

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in north Kashmir’s Sopore, 9th such incident in 3 months

Panchayat ghar set ablaze in north Kashmir’s Sopore, 9th such incident in 3 months

Srinagar: A panchayat ghar was set ablaze in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, taking the told number of such government buildings damaged in less than three months in the valley to nine. Official sources on Sunday said that unidentified miscreants set on fire a panchayat ghar at a village in the apple township of Sopore […]

Night tempt improves, day chill intensifies ahead of snow, rain prediction in Kashmir

Night tempt improves, day chill intensifies ahead of snow, rain prediction in Kashmir

Srinagar: The night temperature witnessed improvement as the mercury surged and settled several degree above normal in majority of the places in Kashmir valley, where rain and snow is predicted for four days from Sunday under the influence of a Western Disturbance (WD), which is active in the region. However, the day chill intensified across […]

Almost entire Kashmir plunged into darkness due to power breakdown

Almost entire Kashmir plunged into darkness due to power breakdown

Srinagar: Almost entire Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, was plunged into darkness due to major power breakdown following light to moderate snowfall, exposing the Power Development Department (PDD) claims to have made all arrangements for electricity supply to consumers during winter. Immediately after snowfall started in Srinagar this afternoon, electricity supply to major parts […]

Police foils AIP’s Lal Chowk march, Er Rashid placed under house arrest

Police foils AIP’s Lal Chowk march, Er Rashid placed under house arrest

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday foiled the Awami Itehad Party’s (AIP) march to Lal Chowk, the nerve centre of the summer capital, to protest against suspension of Kashmiri student in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for offering in absentia funeral prayers of scholar-turned-militant Mannan Wani. AIP chief Er Sheikh Abdul Rashid, MLA, who led […]

JKPCC urges Punjab CM to ensure secure atmosphere, safety to J&K students

JKPCC urges Punjab CM to ensure secure atmosphere, safety to J&K students

Srinagar: Taking serious note of the harassment of students from J&K in Punjab, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G A Mir on Sunday wrote to the Chief Minister Punjab, emphasizing that Kashmiri students must be provided safe and peaceful atmosphere. He also urged him to take serious note of the unnecessary harassment of […]

Normal life crippled in parts of Kashmir against militant killings

Normal life crippled in parts of Kashmir against militant killings

Srinagar: Normal life was crippled as shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads in parts of Kashmir valley, including Kupwara and Pulwama districts, against killing of militants. A police official said they were no restrictions in any part of the valley though security forces remained deployed in some sensitive areas […]

Cop killed, one injured in Doda road accident

Cop killed, one injured in Doda road accident

Jammu: A police constable died while one person sustained injuries when a sumo vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. “A private Sumo vehicle this morning met with an accident and rolled down near Jaatar in Assar area of Doda,” police here said on Sunday. They […]

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