LOC On Boil:Soldier From Tral,5 Year Old Killed in Firing

Srinagar— An Indian army soldier, hailing from Tral area of Kashmir and a five year old child were killed as hostile armies stationed along the dividing Line of Control traded heavy fire forcing migration of people living in the frontier areas while authorities announced closure of at least 16 schools. The intense shelling of Indian […]

100’s throng SKIMS Gurez camp

Srinagar—A day-long free medical camp organized by Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, at Gurez, provided healthcare services to hundreds of patients in this far-flung district close to the Line of Control. Dr G N Itoo, Prof and Head Gastroenterology, Dr Altaf Ramzan, Prof and Head Neurosurgery, Dr Nissar Chaudhary, Prof General Surgery and Dr […]

Soldier Shoots Civilian After Altercation

Srinagar: A 60-year-old civilian was injured after army allegedly opened fire at him in Bijbehara town of Anantnag district following an altercation. Reports said that the injured civilian was identified as Mohammad Abdullah Ganaie and he was shot after he and other civilians had an altercation with soldiers over thrashing of a youth. He was […]

3 Militants Killed in Anantnag

Srinagar— Three militants were Monday killed by the government forces in an encounter in Anantnag district of south Kashmir, said defence officials. The encounter broke out at around 8 pm at Wanihama village of Anantnag, following an anti-militancy operation launched by the forces, said a defence spokesman. He added that three militants were killed in the ensuing […]

Omar asks Mehbooba to explain China’s role in Kashmir

Srinagar—National Conference leader  Omar Abdullah Monday asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to explain China’s role in worsening Kashmir situation. “Mehbooba needs to explain the nature of Chinese involvement in the worsening security environment in J&K, especially the valley,” Omar tweeted. He was referring to Mehbooba’s statement she gave after her meeting Union Home Minister Rajnath […]

India Lacks Power to Challenge China: Farooq

Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah on Monday asserted that India lacks the power to take “China-occupied Kashmir” back from Beijing. “In Ladakh, China has occupied the Aksai Chin. We shout about it, but do not have the power to take it back,” Farooq told a news gathering agency , adding […]

Presidential Poll: 86 MLAs Cast Vote In J&K

Srinagar: The polling for election to the office of President of India started here Monday at 10 am under the supervision of Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir, Mr Shaleen Kabra, and Election Observers from Election Commission of India. Assistant Returning Officers and Authorized Agents of the contesting Presidential election candidates were also present during […]

Theft from Srinagar Museum:CBI Claims ‘Some Breakthrough’

Srinagar—The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has achieved “some breakthrough” into the case involving the theft of Aurangzeb-era copy of the Holy Quran from Shri Pratap Singh (SPS) Museum here in 2003. As hearing of a Public Interest Litigation started before a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, […]

Forest fire in curtain raiser game   

Bandipora:  J&K Forest XI thumped Hashmee Football Club 4-1 in the inaugural game of the 1st Late Sofi Gh Mohammad Memorial Football 2017 played at Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium Bandipora. The tournament is being organized by  Bandipora Football Community in collaboration with District Football Association (DFA) Bandipora. It proved to be a lopsided contest with Forest XI dominating […]

Consequences of Yatri Bus Attack 

The etymological study of word “terror” reveals that the history of word terror as a method of revolutionary action goes back to Russian revolutionaries “struggle against Tsarist tyranny”. However, over the past few decades’ word terror has become the most misrepresented, misinterpreted and misused word of English literature. The word is in habituated by journalists, […]

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