KASHMIR

NC expresses dismay over transfer of 60 kannals of land to CRPF

NC expresses dismay over transfer of 60 kannals of land to CRPF

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) on Saturday expressed dismay over transfer of 60 kanals of land to CRPF in the sub-urban area of Srinagar city, saying that the buildup will affect the civilian activities in those areas. Party’s general secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar while censuring the incumbent governor administration for transferring sixty Kanals of land […]

Kashmiris are engaged in legtimate struggle: Hurriyat (G) Majlis-e-Shoora

Kashmiris are engaged in legtimate struggle: Hurriyat (G) Majlis-e-Shoora

  Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Saturday said that an extraordinary meeting of the amalgam’s Majlis-e-Shoora (consultative body) was held at Hyderpora which was convened by chairman Syed Ali Geelani. The meet discussed at length the prevailing political situation of Jammu and Kashmir, with reference to the ongoing movement for right to self-determination. Hurriyat (G) chief […]

Kashmiri migrant employees stage protest, demand early completion of their accommodation

Kashmiri migrant employees stage protest, demand early completion of their accommodation

Srinagar: Kashmiri migrant employees, who were given government jobs in the Valley under Prime Minister’s package for migrants, Saturday staged a protest here demanding early completion of residential accommodation for them. The employees, most of them Kashmiri pandits, assembled at Pratap Park here to stage the protest in support of their demands. The main demand […]

One militant killed in Sopore gunfight, operation over

One militant killed in Sopore gunfight, operation over

Srinagar: One militant was killed in brief exchange firing at Hatlangoo area of North Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday afternoon. A senior Police officer confirmed about killing of a militant in a brief exchange of firing. Arms and ammunition was also recovered from his possession, the officer said. However the identity of the slain militant is […]

PaK resident arrested along LoC in Kupwara

PaK resident arrested along LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar: A resident of Pakistan Administered Kashmir (Pak) has been apprehended by army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, officials said on Saturday. They said that Shabir Ahmad son of Mir Wali of Manjkot Pak was apprehended near Diler post at Amrohi by army’s 17 Bihar regiment. A police […]

Train service remains suspended in south, resumes in north Kashmir

Train service remains suspended in south, resumes in north Kashmir

Srinagar: Train service remained suspended for the second day on Saturday for security reasons in the south Kashmir as two separate gunfights raged in Puwlama and Anantnag districts. “However, train service was resumed on Srinagar-Badgam-Baramulla track in north Kashmir after remaining suspended on Friday,” official sources said. They said a fresh advisory was received from police […]

Brief gunfight as forces lay siege to Anantnag village

Brief gunfight as forces lay siege to Anantnag village

Srinagar: Militants and government forces exchanged a brief fire during a search operation in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday morning, police said. “Exchange of #fire between #securityforces & #terrorists at #Anantnag. Area under #cordon. Details shall follow,” Jammu and Kashmir police said on Twitter. Reports said that a joint team of Army’s 19RR and […]

Forces lay siege to Sopore village in north Kashmir

Forces lay siege to Sopore village in north Kashmir

Sopore: Government forces Saturday morning launched a cordon and search operation in Hathlangoo village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said that a joint team of Army’s 22 RR, 179 BN CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir police sealed all the entry and exit points of Hathlangoo village and launched house-to-house searches. They said that […]

2 militants killed in nocturnal gunfight in Pulwama village

2 militants killed in nocturnal gunfight in Pulwama village

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in a nocturnal gunfight with government forces in Pulwama district on Saturday. Government forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Panzgam area of Awantipora in Pulwama district following information about the presence of militants, a police official said. He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, […]

Jamia Masjid sealed, congregational Friday prayers disallowed

Jamia Masjid sealed, congregational Friday prayers disallowed

Srinagar: All roads leading to historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar were closed as a precautionary measure to prevent any demonstration on Friday, as the Kashmir valley is observing a complete shutdown against civilian and militant killings on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir police have […]