South Erupts In Protest, 4 Civilians Killed in Firing

Srinagar—Four civilians were killed and more than a hundred others were injured six of them with bullets and twenty-five others with pellets in government forces action to contain massive clashes that ensued following the three encounters that saw twelve militants and three soldiers dead. Massive clashes erupted at Dragad, Kachdoora, main town Shopian, Anantnag, Pulwama and […]

13 Militants, 3 Soldiers Killed in Day Long Clashes In South Kashmir

Srinagar— At least thirteen militants and three soldiers were killed in three separate encounters in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag districts on Sunday.  Four civilians were also killed and over a hundred suffered injuries in day-long clashes which broke out between protesters and armed forces in many parts of South Kashmir.  Director General of Police […]

JRL Calls For Shutdown

Srinagar—The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) called for a two-day strike starting Sunday. The JRL comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik asked people to suspend business and other activities and offer funeral prayers in absentia at 4 pm across Kashmir valley Turning the sole responsibility on India for the gruesome incidents […]

Schools, Colleges To Remain Closed Today

Srinagar—Schools and colleges across Kashmir Valley shall remain closed on Monday according to government odes issued here. Also, all exams of Kashmir University and central university have also been postponed scheduled An official spokesman of the department said the decision has been taken as a precautionary measure to avoid law and order situation in the […]

Restrictions In Srinagar Parts

Srinagar—Srinagar administration has decided to impose restrictions under Section 144 CrPC in 7 police station areas on Monday The areas where restrictions will be imposed include Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, and partial in Maisuma, Kralkhud. An official in the administration told KNS that the restrictions will be imposed as a precautionary measure. Meanwhile, […]

Qamarwari Man Killed In Budgam Train Accident

Srinagar—A 50-year-old-man was killed after hit by a train near Sabdan Flyover in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday. A Railway official told GNS that the man was walking in the prohibited area when the incident took place today in the afternoon and he suffered head injury leading to his on spot death. The official […]

Conflict Zones And Encounters: Book Review Of Blood On My Hands

News related to encounters is quite common, particularly from conflict prone areas in the country. These often get reported from areas such as Kashmir, Chhattisgarh, Nagaland, Assam and Manipur. Sometimes the news related to encounters become controversial. There is an official version which describes these as ‘genuine encounters’. On the other side, human rights organizations […]

Three Sobriquets Of Three Topmost Leaders Of NC

In 2015, one Deepak Sharma a RTI activist from Jammu filed an application with General Administration Department/GAD of the State Government seeking details about who had conferred sobriquet of “Shere e Kashmir” on Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah / SMA. GAD in reply said that there was not any official record conferring or confirming that the sobriquet […]

Ladakh bags ‘best adventure tourism destination’ award

Srinagar— Ladakh bagged “best Adventure Tourism Destination” award at the Outlook Traveller Awards 2018 (OLT Awards) function held in New Delhi.  Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah said the trekking activities like Chadar trek on the frozen Zanskar River, hiking to Stok Kangri (6121 m) and Nun and Kun Peaks (7135 m), besides biking to Pangong […]

SHO Kunzer Restores This Family’s Trust in Police

  Dear Editor, We had a family outing and after a fun filled day in Tangmarg I just wanted to relax with my family at River View Park at Kunzer. I locked my car ( A silver colour Wagon-R, Dl9CP 2276) at 5.45 pm on March 25. I was busy taking selfies at the park with my kids when […]