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Kokernag attack: Injured Personal Security Officer of NC leader succumbs

Kokernag attack: Injured Personal Security Officer of NC leader succumbs

Srinagar: The Personal Security Officer (PSO) of National Conference (NC) Leader Syed Tawqeer Shah who was injured critically in a militant attack at Hillar area of Kokernag in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district succumbed to injuries. A police officer said that the policeman Selection Grade Reyaz Ahmad succumbed to injuries on the way to Anantnag Hospital. […]

J&K Governor skips official function to pay homage to martyrs of 1931

J&K Governor skips official function to pay homage to martyrs of 1931

Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik skipped the official function at martyrs’ graveyard on Saturday and instead his local advisor Khursheed Ahmad Ganai and Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan paid floral tributes to 22 Kashmiris who were killed on this day in 1931 in firing by forces of Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari […]

Life crippled due to strike in Kashmir on Martyrs day

Life crippled due to strike in Kashmir on Martyrs day

Srinagar: Normal life was crippled in the Kashmir valley due to general strike called by pro-freedom groups here as on this day in 1931, twenty-two Kashmiris were killed in firing by police during Dogra rule outside the Central Jail, Srinagar. The firing incident took place when people had assembled outside the jail, where court proceedings […]

Chinese troops enter six kilometers inside Ladakh, return later

Chinese troops enter six kilometers inside Ladakh, return later

NEW DELHI — Chinese soldiers crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh division of Jammu and Kashmir last week after some Tibetans hoisted Tibetan flags on the occasion of Dalai Lama’s birthday, security officials said on Friday,  semi official news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. “The officials in the know said […]

Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid as authorities impose curbs on slain militant’s anniversary

Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid as authorities impose curbs on slain militant’s anniversary

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday imposed restrictions in Nowhatta area of downtown on the second death anniversary of slain militant, Sajad Ahmed Gilkar alias Sajad Bila as a precautionary measure. “ Restrictions were imposed under section 144 at Nowhatta to maintain peace,” an official said. Witnesses said that heavy deployment of forces was also made in […]

Return of Kashmiri Pandits BJP’s priority: Avinash Rai Khanna

Return of Kashmiri Pandits BJP’s priority: Avinash Rai Khanna

Srinagar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice-President and Jammu and Kashmir in-charge Avinash Rai Khanna Friday said that the return of Kashmiri Pandits is party’s priority. Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), Khanna said that the rehabilitation of Kashmiri pandits is BJP’s agenda and they will be rehabilitated soon. He added that their security and […]

Cricketer dies after hit by ball during cricket match in Anantnag

Cricketer dies after hit by ball during cricket match in Anantnag

Srinagar: A 19-year old left handed batsman died after being struck in the neck by a ball while playing a cricket match at Nanil area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday. The cricket tournament is being organized by the Government’s Youth Services and Sports Department in the area. The incident occurred when the match […]

Kashmir should be resolved through dialogue, nothing would be achieved through military might: Dr Farooq

Kashmir should be resolved through dialogue, nothing would be achieved through military might: Dr Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah Thursday said Kashmir is a “dispute” between India and Pakistan which needs to be resolved through dialogue. Abdullah, the MP from Srinagar, said nothing would be achieved through military might. “Kashmir is a dispute between two countries (India and Pakistan). The issue is still in the United Nations. […]