Top Jaish commander and IED expert among militants slain in Shopian gunfight

Top Jaish commander and IED expert among militants slain in Shopian gunfight

Shopian: Government forces on Saturday morning killed two Jaish-e-Muhammad militants in a gunfight in Bonbazar village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. The slain militants include a local commander and foreigner. Sources said that the counterinsurgency forces including army, Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police and other paramilitary forces cordoned the village late last night. […]

Bullet-riddled body of youth found in south Kashmir’s Bijbehara

Bullet-riddled body of youth found in south Kashmir’s Bijbehara

Shopain: A bullet-riddled body of a 35-year-old youth was recovered from South Kashmir’s Bijbehara in Anantnag district Tuesday afternoon. The youth has been identified as Nazir Ahmad Bhat, son of late Ghulam Qadir, a resident of Wopzan Bijbehara. Witnesses said that Nazir’s body was found lying in a pool of blood in an orchard. They immediately informed the police […]

Kakapora, Pulwama residents protest against PHC Kakapora for deputing Ambulance driver on yatra duty

Kakapora, Pulwama residents protest against PHC Kakapora for deputing Ambulance driver on yatra duty

Pulwama:   Resident of south Kashmir’s Kakapora and Pulwama today held protest against the negligence of Primary Health Center (PHC) while dealing with the injured patients. Giving details, the protesters alleged that a road  accident happened at Lelhar kakapora in which teenager namely Burhan shabir Lone got injured. “When locals took him at PHC Kakapora, his […]

‘Officials embarrassed’: MS DH Pulwama misleads Health Dept about his wife’s overstay at the hospital

‘Officials embarrassed’: MS DH Pulwama misleads Health Dept about his wife’s overstay at the hospital

Pulwama: Under Secretary Health and Medical Education Department has asked the in charge Medical Superintendent Pulwama, Dr Abdul Rashid Parra to explain his position for submitting “misleading and biased” information to the department about his wife, who is also a doctor, posted in the same hospital for more than nine years. The development came a […]

Two brothers including three arrested during Cordon and Search Operation in Pulwama

Two brothers including three arrested during Cordon and Search Operation in Pulwama

Pulwama: Government forces arrested three youth among two siblings in Kareemabad area of southern area of Pulwama district. According to witnesses said a joint contingent of forces including police, army’s Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cordoned off the village in the dead of night and launched a search operation in the […]

Students of a Govt Middle School in Pulwama protest against shortage of teachers

Students of a Govt Middle School in Pulwama protest against shortage of teachers

Pulwama: Scores of students of Government Middle school Malpora Saturday held a protest demonstration against the non-availability of teachers in their school.  Shouting slogans in favor of their demands, the students, accompanied by their parents, took to the streets at Malpora. The students, mostly from class 7th and 8th, said their studies are affected due […]

Primary Health Centers of Pulwama where para-medics assign night duty to nursing students for Rs. 250

Primary Health Centers of Pulwama where para-medics assign night duty to nursing students for Rs. 250

Pulwama: At a time when authorities are tall claims of improving the health sector in the state,  the Primary Health Centers (PHC) in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district reflect a completely contrarian picture. They PHC’s in this district are in  shambles. The PHC’s were established in many villages of Pulwama district decades ago. But, these centers […]

Four Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Four Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Srinagar: At least four militants of Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) were killed during a brief exchange of fire with government forces in Daramdora village located on South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday morning. Witnesses said the brief gunfight broke out after a joint team of 44 Rashtriya Rifles and special operations group (SOG) of imamashab […]

10-hours long CASO ends in Pulwama village

10-hours long CASO ends in Pulwama village

Pulwama: Government forces on Thursday evening laid a siege to Lettir village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that a joint team of army’s 55 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and paramilitary CRPF has launched a search operation in the area and has started door to door searches. An official said a cordon […]