KASHMIR

Enforcement Directorate Notice to Geelani as biased, unrealistic: Hurriyat (G)

Enforcement Directorate Notice to Geelani as biased, unrealistic: Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar:Terming the Enforcement Directorate Notice to Syed Ali Geelani as biased and unrealistic, Hurriyat (G) Conference said that authorities have crossed all democratic, constitutional and moral limits to satisfy their hatred against Kashmiries in general and leadership in particular. The spokesman in a statement said that Hurriyat has made it clear long ago that during […]

Treasury and Accounts employees lock down district treasury office Bandipora

Treasury and Accounts employees lock down district treasury office Bandipora

Bandipora: Work in the District treasury office Bandipora came to standstill as the employees of Government Treasury and Accounts observed a strike pressing government to redress their long pending issues and accept the demands in earnest.  Employees who are on a one day strike protested in the premises of District Treasury Office Bandipora and was […]

Non-local labourer working at a brick kiln in Budgam, dies

Non-local labourer working at a brick kiln in Budgam, dies

Budgam: A non-local labourer died while working at a brick kiln in Budgam district of south Kashmir last night. A police officer said that the labourer namely Anant Ram (42) son of Charan Lal of Khethal, Biem Nagar, UP  was working at brick Kiln (number 907) at Nasrullahapora complained severe chest pain on IWednesday night. Soon after, Anant was taken to district […]

Governor remits life imprisonment of 7 convicts

Governor remits life imprisonment of 7 convicts

Srinagar:  In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 34 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N N Vohra today that the remaining term of the seven life convict prisoners shall be remitted with effect from 15th August 2018. The convicts whose life imprisonment has been remitted include, Bashir Ahmad S/o Sharief R/o Gopala Tehsil […]

Two arrested in Khrew Rifle snatching case: Police

Two arrested in Khrew Rifle snatching case: Police

Srinagar: Police on Monday claimed they have arrested two Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of militants in connection with Rifle snatching incident in Khrew Pampore. A police spokesperson in a statement said: “On August 10 two persons barged inside J&K Bank Branch Khrew and attacked Bank guard Mumtaz Ahmad with pepper spray and sharp-edged weapon in an […]

Life remains crippled in Kashmir’s Tral against detention of youths

Life remains crippled in Kashmir’s Tral against detention of youths

Anantnag: Normal life remained crippled for the fourth successive day on Monday against arrest of several youths during night raids at different places last week by Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police in Tral town and adjoining areas in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. People, mostly youths, hit the streets in some area […]

Full dress rehearsal held in Kashmir under unprecedented security arrangements

Full dress rehearsal held in Kashmir under unprecedented security arrangements

Srinagar:  Despite rain, a full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day (ID) was held at district headquarters on Monday under unprecedented security arrangements in view of the threat perception. The main function was held at S K Cricket stadium, a high security zone area, where all nearby roads were closed for any traffic movement. Even […]

‘Karvan-e-Aman’ bus service resumes

‘Karvan-e-Aman’ bus service resumes

Srinagar: The Karvan-e-Aman bus service, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), resumed on Monday after remaining suspended last week for security reasons, official sources said here. The cross-Line of Control (LoC) could not operate last Monday as separatists had called for a general strike against alleged ‘attempts being made to weaken the […]

Langate shuts after family claims one among 5 militants killed in Rafiabad gunfight as their son

Langate shuts after family claims one among 5 militants killed in Rafiabad gunfight as their son

Handwara: Langate and its adjacent areas falling in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district observed a complete shutdown after a local family claimed that one of the five militants killed in Dooniwari Rafiabad forest gunfight was their son. Army on Thursday claimed that five militants were killed on during a gunfight in Rafiabad forests. An army official claimed […]

Mehbooba hails two BJP MLAs’ for support to defend article 35-A

Mehbooba hails two BJP MLAs’ for support to defend article 35-A

Srinagar:  Peoples Democratic party President and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has hailed two state Bhartiya Janta party legislators for supporting the protection of article 35-A. She said she feels relieved to see people of Jammu and Kashmir coming on the same page to defend article 35-A. In a series of tweets, Mehbooba said “Heartening […]

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