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Many areas in J&K cleared off militancy, its ecosystem: J&K LG Manoj Sinha

Many areas in J&K cleared off militancy, its ecosystem: J&K LG Manoj Sinha

Ganderbal, Jul 31: Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday said that many areas in the UT have been cleared off the militancy and its eco-system stands fully damaged while efforts are on to root-out militancy from the entire region. He, however, said narco-terrorism, if not handled in time, will emerge as a cancer. Addressing […]

Drones are being sent from across to air-drop narcotics and weapons: DGP

Drones are being sent from across to air-drop narcotics and weapons: DGP

Ganderbal, Jul 31: Jammu and Kashmir’s police chief Dilbagh Singh Sunday said that “narco-terrorism” was the biggest challenges for police force as the neighbouring country wants to destroy the new generation on one hand and pump the money earned out of narco-sale to fuel militancy. Addressing the passing-out-cum attestation parade of new recruits at Police […]

Militant from Pattan killed in Overnight Gunfight in Baramulla

Militant from Pattan killed in Overnight Gunfight in Baramulla

Srinagar, July 31: A Local militant affliated with Lashkar-i-Toiba oufit was killed in an overnight gunfight with security forces in Binner area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday. A senior police officer said that a local militant was killed after forces had laid seige around Binner area during late evening hours on Saturday. The officer […]

Militant killed, Two Armymen, Cop injured in Baramulla Gunfight

Militant killed, Two Armymen, Cop injured in Baramulla Gunfight

Srinagar, July 30: A newly recruited Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant was killed and three security personnel were wounded in an encounter that broke out between security forces and militants in the Wanigam Bala area of Baramulla district on Saturday, police said. A senior police officer said that the gunfight started after a joint team of police […]

Kashmiri Pandits, Hindus hope for reviving Sharda Peeth Yatra

Kashmiri Pandits, Hindus hope for reviving Sharda Peeth Yatra

Kupwara, Jul 29: Sunil Raina, a Kashmiri pandit is hopeful of fulfilling his father’s wish of performing a visit to Sharda Peeth, a revered seat of learning for Hindus and Buddhists before India and Pakistan came into being in 1947. Sharda Peeth, a Kashmiri name of Goddess Saraswati now falls in Sharda District of Pakistan […]

Controversy over constitution of biodiversity management committee in Budgam

Controversy over constitution of biodiversity management committee in Budgam

Srinagar, Jul 29: A major controversy has erupted over constitution of the biodiversity management committee (BMC) in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, with 13 members of the district development council (DDC) questioning the entire process, saying they were neither consulted nor any election/ meeting was held to elect chairperson and members of the panel. Cutting across […]

J&K Reports 727 Covid-19 Cases, two Deaths

J&K Reports 727 Covid-19 Cases, two Deaths

Srinagar, July 29: Jammu and Kashmir reported 727 covid-19 cases even as two people succumbed to the virus during the last 24 hours, officials said on Friday. They said that 206 cases were reported from Jammu division and 521 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall tally 463359. Among the cases, 170988 are from Jammu division […]

Five more houses attached under UAPA in Srinagar: Police

Five more houses attached under UAPA in Srinagar: Police

Srinagar, Jul 28: Authorities have attached five more residential houses under UAPA in Srinagar district for allegedly being used for militancy purpose in the district. Srinagar police in a tweet informed that two houses are located in Lawaypora, one each in Maloora, Batamaloo and Harwan. Police further said that these houses were used by active […]