2 Soldiers Among 4 Killed on LOC

Srinagar: The Army on Saturday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Naugam sector of Kashmir’s Kupwara district by killing two militants in an operation that also left two soldiers dead. Troops noticed suspicious movement along the LoC in Naugam sector during the intervening night and challenged the intruders, who opened fire, […]

How A Middle Rung Official Left J&K Govt Red Faced

Srinagar: Stepping into shoes much bigger than authority assigned to him, a middle-rung government official, working in the office of PRO to Chief Minister’s Advisor, Prof Amitabh Mattoo has left the government red-faced. Taking advantage of the ongoing unrest, he visited migrant camps in Jammu to “take stock of situation on behalf of the government” […]

Drabu for promoting corporate governance

SRINAGAR: To promote professional corporate governance in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of Jammu and Kashmir, Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu, on Saturday asked them to move away from the government as much as possible. “The PSUs like the State Financial Corporation (SFC) should do serious human resource planning to ably respond to the […]

Parents Allege Police ‘Pushing’ Kids Towards Militancy

Srinagar: The family members of two students from Srinagar city Saturday alleged that police have been ‘pushing’ their sons towards militancy. “Every time something untoward happens in the locality, our houses are being raided and sons are arrested,” the parents from Lawaypora HMT Srinagar who appeared in Press Enclave here told news agency CNS. “My […]

Playing political games on Kashmir would be dangerous: Yechury

Srinagar: Reiterating their demand for calling all parties meeting and political dialogue with “all stakeholders” on Kashmir issue, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said that the party was seriously concerned about the ongoing situation. “We want that normalcy returns to the state. We feel pained if there is any painful situation there. So, it […]

Rasheed Accuses KP Employees Of Getting Benefits Out Of Kashmir’s Suffering

SRINAGAR: AIP chief and MLA Langate Er Rasheed Saturday condemned the “behaviour” of Kashmiri Pandit migrant employees. “Their unjustified and illogic demand to seek transfers from valley has yet again exposed their anti-Kashmiri sentiments and stand,” Rasheed said in a party statement issued this afternoon. “One fails to understand if whole Kashmir is facing worst […]

Amir’s body reaches home after 10 days

Srinagar: The family of a youth, who as per South African authorities had died in an accident there ten days ago, has contested the claims and called his death as “murder”. Amir Bashir,20, son of Bashir Ahmad of Rajouri Kadal had purportedly died in an accident. His body was today flown to Srinagar after 10 […]

‘Militant posters ask people to continue agitation till freedom’

Srinagar: Days after the killing of top militant commander Burhan Wani, whose death has triggered massive uprising in Kashmir, fresh militant posters have appeared in parts of restive south Kashmir appealing people to continue with the ongoing agitation till the freedom is achieved. The posters were seen pasted at different places in Shopian, Pulwama and […]

Man killed in Rafiabad was active member of Hurriyat

Sopore: A day after unidentified gunmen shot dead a shopkeeper from a point blank range at Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, Hurriyat (G) said that deceased was an active member of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat led by octogenarian Syed Ali Geelani. On Friday evening unknown gunmen barged into the house of Fayaz Ahmad Rather, 45, son of […]