KASHMIR

Locals stage protest in Lolab against arrest of youth

Locals stage protest in Lolab against arrest of youth

Srinagar: Local residents of Shatmuqam village and its adjoining areas in north Kashmir’s Lolab area staged nocturnal protest allegedly against high handedness of forces and arrest of some youth on Tuesday evening. The locals said that a joint team of SOG and CRPF arrived in the village late on Tuesday evening and took into custody the three youths namely […]

Militants barge into house of cops in Shopian, ask them to ‘resign or face consequences’

Militants barge into house of cops in Shopian, ask them to ‘resign or face consequences’

  SHOPIAN: Militants on Monday night barged into the houses of three  police constables, thrashed and asked them to resign from their job. The incident happened in Shopian villages of South Kashmir.  Police sourced confirmed the incident. “During intervening night three constables identified as Jahangir Wagay, Faizan Wagay, and Danish Bhat, all residents of Nadpora […]

Amarnath yatra progressing smoothly, 2.63 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance so far

Amarnath yatra progressing smoothly, 2.63 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance so far

Srinagar: Fresh batches of pilgrims left base camps on Tuesday for the holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, where so far 2.63 lakh yatris have paid obeisance since the commencement of the 60-day-long pilgrimage from June 28. Weather is pleasant and pilgrimage was progressing smoothly from the shortest and traditional Pahalgam tracks, official […]

Slain trooper laid to rest in Pulwama

Slain trooper laid to rest in Pulwama

Pulwama: A large number of mourners participated in the last rites of Naseer Ahmed who was killed by suspected militants on Sunday evening when he was coming out from his house in Naira village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Naseer was posted in Pulwama with Para-military Central Reserve Police Force. No militant outfit claimed the responsibility […]

Institute of Islamic Culture and Civilization (IICC) felicitates newly appointed faculty on Islamic Studies in Hr Sec, college, university level

Institute of Islamic Culture and Civilization (IICC) felicitates newly appointed faculty on Islamic Studies in Hr Sec, college, university level

Srinagar: Institute of Islamic Culture and Civilization (IICC), Monday felicitated recently appointed faculty members in the discipline of Islamic Studies at Higher Secondary, College and University level. “This subject can play an important role in shaping an ethical and multidisciplinary normative framework to engage with diverse issues of our society,” The director of IICC, Zahoor […]

Amarnath yatra progressing smoothly, 2.60 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance so far

Amarnath yatra progressing smoothly, 2.60 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance so far

Srinagar: Pilgrimage was progressing smoothly from shortest Baltal and traditional Pahalgam tracks to holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, where so far over 2.60 lakh yatris had paid obeisance since the commencement of the 60-day-long pilgrimage from June 28. Meanwhile, seven langars set up at different places are closing down following sharp decline […]