Youth Run Over By CRPF Vehicle At Nowhatta Dies

SRINAGAR — A youth who was critically injured after a CRPF jeep ran over him during clashes in Nowhatta area of old city on Friday has succumbed to injuries at Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura. Kaiser Ahmad (24) of Fatehkadal Srinagar was critically injured along with another youth after a CRPF BP (Bullet Proof) jeep of 128 […]

Khanyar-Massacre:After 28-Yrs Police Seek Sanction From Home Deptt To Prosecute Accused

SRINAGAR — After 27 years, Jammu Kashmir Police has finally forwarded a file with regard to Khanyar Massacre to State Home Department seeking sanction to prosecute accused allegedly involved in the bloodbath. Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, International Forum for Jus­tice Human Rights JK had filed a petition before State Hu­man Rights Commission vis-à-vis Khanyar Massacre while the […]

Asiea Discusses Issues Related To Functioning Of Hospitals In Srinagar

SRINAGAR — Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today held a meeting to discuss the issues related to hospi­tals and health centres in Srinagar. Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education, Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Principal Government Medical College, Dr Samia Rashid, Director General Health Services, Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman and Medical Superintendents of the Associated Hospitals […]

‘No Forensic Analysis In 13,000 Rape Cases Every Year’

CHANDIGARH — Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today said there was no forensic analysis in 13,000 rape cases every year as the country’s laboratories lacked the capacity.  “We have found that the weakest part of crime detection is forensic,” she said while announcing a plan to strengthen the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) […]

Asian Rivalries Will Hold Region Back: Modi

NEW DELHI — Asia and the world will have a better future when India and China will work together with trust and confidence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today, over a month after his first informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. In his keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue here, Modi said India and China […]

CM Reviews Developmental Projects Of Baramulla, Sopore Towns

SRINAGAR — Chief Minister, Me­hbooba Mufti reviewed the pace of various developmental projects in the Baramulla and Sopore towns in a meeting of officers here today. MLA, Baramulla, Javed Hassan Beigh was present in the meeting. The Chief Minister impressed upon the policy planners to roll out a developmental roadmap for the twin towns keeping in view […]

Have Nothing To Do With Hajin Killings, LeT Militant Tells People

HAJIN — Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have vehemently refuted the charges leveled against them by police that they are involved in a series of killings in Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora dis­trict that have created fear psychosis among people. Locals from Khosa Mohalla of Hajin area told news agency CNS that two LeT militants including Muhammad Saleem […]

Court Denies Bail To Lal Singh’s Brother 

KATHUA —  A court here on Friday rejected bail application of Choudhary Rajinder Singh, brother of senior BJP leader, Choudhary Lal Singh, days after the arrest warrant was issued against him by CJM Kathua, in connection with a case filed against him by police for using abusive language against Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. Advocate Kirty Bushan, […]

Soldier Killed, Major Injured After Falling Off Mountain In Uri  

SRINAGAR — A soldier was killed and an Army Major was injured in an accident at Uri sector along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday.  Official sources said the Major and Soldier, who were part of the patrolling party, suffered critical injuries after they slipped of the mountainous track and fell […]

Snakes Create Panic In Sopore 

SOPORE — Panic gripped Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday after a snake was spotted at a footwear shop. Reports said a snake was spotted inside a footwear shop at Shalpora market in Sopore, triggering panic in the area. However, calm returned to the market after the snake was captured.      

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