2 militants,cop killed as Tral gunfight ends

Tral: Two militants and a policeman were killed in a 14-hour-long gunfight in Hafoo Nazneenpora village of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, police said. An army major, two soldiers and a CRPF trooper were wounded in the gunfight that started last night. Reports said the two bodies of militants were recovered from […]

Nocturnal Raids, Harassment Of Residents Undemocratic: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Condemning the arrest of dozens of persons during night raids in Ratnipora area of Pulwama district, a spokesman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Saturday said arrests of youth by the government forces in every nook and corner of Kashmir valley, night raids and harassment of residents was not only undemocratic, but was also meant to force […]

KEA Slams PDP Led Govt For Neglecting Srinagar City

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Chairperson, Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan on Saturday accused the ruling Peoples Democratic Party led government of throwing the summer capital of Srinagar to dogs and asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to ‘realize’ her responsibilities. Khan, who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) in a statement said […]

2014 Floods Still Haunt Govt Schools In Eidgah

Srinagar: On the first day of reopening of schools on March 1 after months of closure, when children happily went to their classrooms to meet and greet their friends, inside Eidgah locality of Srinagar city, most of the students studying in government schools stayed home. Courtesy: the shabby condition of their schools after 2014 floods. […]

Mehbooba Asks Red Cross To Include More Activities Into Its Activities Charter

JAMMU: Terming the Red Cross movement as a reflex action for aid and assistance, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday asked the organization to include many more health related initiatives and disaster preparedness into its charter of activities. Making her observations during the inauguration of a two day Red Cross mela here today, the Chief Minister, […]

High Level Team Visits Various Jails

Srinagar: The security of prisons has been reviewed in Jammu and Kashmir on the directions of the Union home ministry. Sources told KNS that the security of prisons was reviewed in Jammu and Kashmir following two incidents of jail breaks in two states in the month of November. “The security was reviewed after directives from ministry […]