Army quitly moves in more troops in South Kashmir

Srinagar: The army has quietly moved an entire brigade into South Kashmir as part of operation ‘Calm Down’ to clear it of militants and protesters. Amid intelligence reports of a virtual ‘Jungle Raj’ prevailing in the area, with militants and their sympathisers calling the shots, holding protests and blocking arterial roads, nearly 4000 additional troops have […]

Constable injured in Nowhatta encounter, Succumbs

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”9118″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]]Srinagar September 13: A Police man who was injured in an encounter with militants on 15th of August 2016 succumbed to his injuries today. Police constable Rouf Ahmad 2514/S resident of Check-i-Mujgund Parimpora, Srinagar was injured in an encounter with militants at Nowhatta chowk near Jamia Masjid Srinagar succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS hospital […]

Many injured in Vailoo Kokernag

Anantnag: In Vailoo village of Kokernag in the southern district of Anatnag, at least twenty five persons were injured after clashes erupted between protesters and security forces as per the recent reports coming form the area

Nawaz Sharif dedicates Eidul Azha to Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD: Dedicating this year’s Eid ul Azha to the endless sacrifices of Kashmiris, Nawaz Sharif has pledged to “dedicate all coming Eids to the people of Kashmir till the dispute is resolved in accordance with their wishes”. “On this day of Eid, we cannot forget the sacrifices of the people of Kashmir too. The people […]

Mantris, Netas to skip Eid prayers

Srinagar, Sep 12: Even as Kashmir continues to be on the boil for over two months, some of the minister and other high profile politicians, mainly from the ruling parties here are feared to skip congregational Eid Ul Azha prayers, Kashmir Observer learnt from reliable sources.Sources said the call from the united Hurriyat that all […]

On the Day of Eid-ul-Adha, 2 More Killed

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”9038″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]]Srinagar: Two people were killed and several others injured during clashes with security forces in Kashmir. A protester was killed by a tear gas shell in the northern area of Bandipora, another protester was killed by the use of pellet gun in Shopian in the south. At least 60 people were injured in clashes in […]

Eid Droned in Kashmir

Srinagar: Authorities have decided to impose strict curfew in all 10 districts of the Kashmir valley on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha on Tuesday while all mobile phone services, except BSNL post-paid connections, and internet services have been indefinitely suspended. The spokesman said that unmanned aerial vehicles including drones and choppers would be put into service […]