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Who was Zakir Musa?

Who was Zakir Musa?

Srinagar: Born in an affluent family of Noorpora village in volatile Tral region of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Zakir Musa, succeeded Burhan Muzzafar Wani as the divisional commander of Hizbul Mujahideen in Kashmir soon after he was killed in an encounter on July 8, 2016. Zakir, who was in his mid-twenties, joined […]

Recruitment Scam in SMC: Chief Enforcement Officer Akbar Sofi attached for illegally appointing consolidated workers

Recruitment Scam in SMC: Chief Enforcement Officer Akbar Sofi attached for illegally appointing consolidated workers

Srinagar: In gross violation of government rules and without the approval of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Commissioner, Chief Enforcement Officer, Akbar Sofi has engaged consolidated workers in the corporation. After the recruitment scam surfaced in the SMC, Sofi who engaged six consolidated workers from the backdoor has been attached by an official order. “Mohammad Akbar […]

In a daring operation, Wildlife official Aliya Mir catches hold of venomous viper outside former CM Omar’s residence

In a daring operation, Wildlife official Aliya Mir catches hold of venomous viper outside former CM Omar’s residence

Srinagar: On Thursday morning, a rescue team of Wildlife SOS (Save or Skin) had to rush to former Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah’s Gupkar residence where a highly venomous snake was spotted by his security guards. The snake was rescued later and released in Dachigam. The incident was, however, not reported in local media and people […]

Detailed Read: In a highly securitised environment, sporadic violence & strikes, low turnout polling for Parliament ends in Kashmir

Detailed Read: In a highly securitised environment, sporadic violence & strikes, low turnout polling for Parliament ends in Kashmir

Srinagar: Amid sporadic incidents of violence, the polling for the Anantnag parliamentary polls ended on Monday with the volatile Shopian and Pulwama districts recording a dismal turnout of over 2 percent taking the aggregate turnout to around 20 percent in Kashmir. The Election Commission of India conducted the polls for the Anantnag parliamentary constituency in […]

Govt to install CCTV’s in Srinagar Schools where “pro-freedom protests” have become routine

Govt to install CCTV’s in Srinagar Schools where “pro-freedom protests” have become routine

Srinagar: On the direction of security agencies, the government has decided to install Close Circuit Cameras (CCTVs) in schools across Kashmir, especial where pro-freedom protests have become a routine. A government document reveals that directorate of school education has been directed for installation of CCTV cameras in government schools located in Srinagar city, and towns […]

Crime branch begins probe into corruption, bungling charges faced by Tyndale Biscoe & Mallinson Society  

Crime branch begins probe into corruption, bungling charges faced by Tyndale Biscoe & Mallinson Society  

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Crime branch has started probe into the serious corruption and bungling charges faced by the Tyndale Biscoe School and Mallinson Society. In its report submitted to the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), the Crime branch has stated that the department has received the complain of mismanagement and misappropriation of […]

Changing colors: BJP goes green in Kashmir ahead of polls

Changing colors: BJP goes green in Kashmir ahead of polls

Srinagar: The right wing Hindu Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), symbolized by the saffron color, is bleeding green in Kashmir, apparently for the upcoming parliamentary polls The party has extensively used green color in its poll campaigning material like posters and used Urdu language in an apparent effort to attract voters since local population identifies with […]