KEA Protest Against No Relief to Flood Victims

Srinagar:  Kashmir Economic Alliance held a protest against Government of India’s failure to provide relief to flood affected families and traders in Srinagar on Saturday. The protesters shouted slogans against the State and Central Governments which they said had failed to accommodate the flood victims even after the lapse of eight months. The protestors complained […]

Arrest Spree Sparks Protests in North Kashmir

Baramulla:  A number of youth were arrested by government forces in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on the charges of stone-pelting and subversive activities. Eyewitnesses said that scores of protesters hailing from Karhama and adjoining villages descended on the Srinagar-Tangmarg road and blocked traffic at Wussan crossing to press for the release of 8 youth who […]

Army Constructing New LoC Fence Equipped with Alarms, Night-Vision Cameras, Visual Maps

As per the report, army is constructing a new fence on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, equipped with sensors, night-vision cameras, alarms, besides having weather-proof system. “We have arrived at this new design after winter trials, and are going to put it in place in the Kashmir region,” Northern Army Commander Lt General […]

Omar ‘Decided Date,Venue’ of Afzal’s Hanging: PDP

SRINAGAR The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday slammed National Conference (NC) for demanding mortal remains of parliament attack convict, Muhammad Afzal Guru, and claimed that former Chief Minister (CM) Omar Abdullah decided the date and venue of Guru’s hanging. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function in Pulwama district, PDP youth […]

Shepherd killed in cloud burst

Budgam:  Cloud burst claimed the life of a shepherd in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday night. “The cloudburst struck Chanzh area near Doodhpatri tourist place in Budgam. One person has been killed,” Deputy Commissioner of Budgam Altaf Ahmad Mir said. The deceased who has been identified as Muhammad Ashraf Chopan son of Muhammad Shafi […]

Pattan bandhfor1990 victims

Pattan:  On the 25th anniversary of massacre, a complete shutdown was observed in North Kashmir’s Pattan town to remember the victims which were allegedly killed by army on the fateful day of 1August in year 1990. At least 12 people including two cops were killed in Pattan market and 82 were injured while scores of […]

Man held pasting Jaish posters

Srinagar: A man was detained by police in south Kashmir’s Kellar area of Shopian district for his alleged involvement in the pasting of threatening militant posters. A police official said that the man identified as Rayees Ahmad Parray of Chopan in Kellar was pasting posters of Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit in the area during night hours. “He […]

Lady Injured in Bear Attack

SRINAGAR:A woman was seriously injured after she was attacked by a bear in South Kashmir’s Islamabad district while one person died and three others were injured in road mishaps across valley. A bear attacked and seriously injured a woman Hajira Begum wife of Bashir Ahmad Malik a resident of Shutroo Larnoo at her maize fields […]

Heavy Rains Forecast For Next 3 Days

SRINAGAR: Kashmir received another spell of torrential rainfall Saturday afternoon with MeT predicting intense spell showers for another three days. Since Saturday morning, possibility of rains looks imminent in the face of overcast sky. Heavy rains coupled with winds blew grits of rain into residences and offices. Reports came in from different parts of the […]

Govt Mulls ‘Proficiency Test’ for 65000 ReT Teachers

SRINAGAR:In a decision which could have ‘far reaching consequences’ on the future of 65 thousand Rehber-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers, the Education Department has proposed to conduct “professional test” all over the state with an intention to authenticate the credentials of their qualifications. The decision comes in the wake of High Court judgement delivered by Justice Muzafar […]

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