Shutdown, Clashes Disrupt Life in South Kashmir

ANANTNAG/ KULGAM: Amid sporadic clashes, the three districts of South Kashmir-Shopian, Kulgam and Pulwama- observed a complete shutdown to mourn the death of high profile and most wanted Lashkar commander who was killed in pre-dawn ambush Thursday by army in Khandeypora hamlet of Kulgam.Eyewitnesses said that all the shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained […]

Police Foil Bid to ‘Exhume’ Abu Qasim’s Body

KULGAM: In a curious and bizarre twist, a controversy erupted in Bugam village here Friday after the killing of Lashkar commander, Abu Qasim a day earlier.  An attempt was made by a group of villagers to exhume the body of the slain militant killed in Khandypora village on Thursday morning. Police had identified him as […]

Pro-Pak Slogans May Land 8 School Kids in Jail

SRINAGAR: Police on Friday said that eight school students were booked under section under 153 (A) of Ranbir Penal Code for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans in Jammu and Kashmir.If an accused is convicted, under the act, for “promoting enmity” between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, he can be […]

67 Youth Given to Judicial Custody

SRINAGAR: District Court Shopian Friday sent 67 youth arrested on the charges of disrupting law and order in the region to three day judicial custody.The court has directed police to shift these youth to Central Jail Srinagar for three days. Reports said police produced chalan in the court today.Pertinent to mention here that the these […]

Modi to Address Rally in Srinagar on Nov 7

SRINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address rallies in Srinagar and Ramban district on his scheduled visit to J&K on November 7, along with laying the foundation stone of four laning of Udhampur-Banihal National Highway. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his one-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, will address a public rally at Srinagar and […]

Israeli Jeep Runs Over Palestinian Protester, 3 Killed in Clashes

RAMALLAH: A Palestinian youth was run over by an Israeli military jeep before the injured young man was nabbed by the Israeli forces.Footage of the incident aired by the al-Aqsa TV showed the military vehicle speeding up at a group of youths who were protesting weeks of Israeli aggression against Palestinians in the occupied West […]

Pak Wants to Formalise 2003 LoC Truce: Envoy

BENGALORE: Pakistan wants India to formalise the understanding the heads of the two states reached in 2003 as an agreement to end ceasefire violations at the Line of Control, High Commissioner Abdul Basit said on Friday.“As reiterated recently by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the United Nations General Assembly, we need to formalize the 2003 […]

Beware! Darbar moves to Jammu

JAMMU – In view of Darbar move from Srinagar to Jammu, only one-way traffic will operate on NHW-1A on October 31, November 1, 7 and 8, 2015. The convoys of Army and paramilitary forces will not be allowed to operate on the highway on the above mentioned days.As per the handout issued by Inspector General […]

Govt. office timing rescheduled

SRINAGAR: According to the Divisional commissioner Kashmir, The working hours in all the government offices except Educational Institutions in Kashmir valley shall be from 10.30 AM to 4. 30 PM from Ist November 2015. The timings shall remain operative upto 31st March 2015.

Pak hands over boy after 15 days

Srinagar: A class 8th student who had inadvertently crossed over to Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) some 15-days ago was today handed over to officials of this part of Kashmir during a meeting between civil administration officials, Army and Pak Rangers in Tanghdar sector on Friday.Azad Ahmad Raina  son of Mohammad Younis Raina of Mathrayian Nayagabra, […]

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