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Shutdown in Shopian, Pulwama districts of south Kashmir to protest militant killings

Shutdown in Shopian, Pulwama districts of south Kashmir to protest militant killings

Srinagar: Southern Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian districts are observing a complete shutdown on Wednesday to protest and mourn the killings of six militants in two separate encounters in Shopian and Budgam districts. Reports said that all the shops and business establishments are shut in the twin districts and traffic is mostly  off the roads. On January, […]

Forces launch CASO in north Kashmir’s Baramulla village

Forces launch CASO in north Kashmir’s Baramulla village

Srinagar: Government forces Wednesday morning launched a cordon and searc operation in Binner village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.   Reports said a joint team of Army’s 46 RR, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the CRPF launched a CASO in Jamia Mohalla, Binner village of Baramulla District. Door to door searches were going […]

Srinagar-Jammu highway shut for third consecutive day

Srinagar-Jammu highway shut for third consecutive day

Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed on Wednesday for the third consecutive day following an avalanche hitting the Jawahar Tunnel and a number of landslides in Ramban district over the past few days, a traffic official said. No vehicular movement would be allowed on the highway keeping the safety of travellers in mind, the senior […]

Pakistan, UAE sign USD 3 billion bailout package

Pakistan, UAE sign USD 3 billion bailout package

Srinagar: Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday signed a USD 3 billion bailout package, as part of Abu Dhabi’s support to boost the cash-strapped country’s dwindling dollar reserves. The UAE in December last year had announced to provide USD 3 billion financial assistance to Pakistan after Saudi Arabia made a similar commitment […]

Kashmiri youth forced to take gun: Geelani

Kashmiri youth forced to take gun: Geelani

Srinagar:Paying rich tributes to militants killed in Hapatnar, Budgam and Heff Shopian encounters, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday reiterated that the youth of Kashmir were forced to opt for gun as a reaction to “Indian military and forcible occupation of the state”. Terming Kashmir as a bone of contention between the […]

Avalanche hits Ramban, 2 persons killed as many missing

Avalanche hits Ramban, 2 persons killed as many missing

Srinagar:: Two persons were killed and as many others are missing when an avalanche hit them while they were heading home at Kawana Trigam village in Ramban district on Tuesday. Official sources said that snow avalanche occurred at around 3:00 p.m. near Kawana at Trigam, swept away four persons. Bodies of two persons were recovered and […]