CRPF Soldier Shoots Self Dead

JAMMU — A CRPF soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Jammu on Sunday. A CRPF personal namely R. Ram Kumar of D-37 Battalion, posted at Jammu civil secretariat, shot himself while on duty today at around 02:10 PM, reported news agency. Soon after the incident, his colleagues immediately rushed […]

2 Injured In Kulgam Blast

SRINAGAR — Two people were injured in a mysterious blast in Adigam Devsar area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam districton Sunday, police said. “The blast occurred in Adigam village in which two people were injured. They were evacuated to a hospital for treatment,” a police spokesman said. He said a case has been registered and investigation […]

Cop Guarding NC Leader Killed In South Kashmir’s Kokernag

 SRINAGAR — A policeman guarding a National Conference leader was killed in a militant attack at Hillar area of Kokernag in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday. “Militants fired upon a policeman on duty identified as Riyaz Ahmad at Hiller area, causing grievous injuries to him,” a police spokesman said. The injured constable was rushed […]

J&K Bank Commissions 2 ATMS in Udhampur

SRINAGAR — Continuing its focus on customer convenience, J&K Bank has commissioned two more Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in Udhampur- the third-largest town of the Jammu region.   J&K Bank President, Ghulam Mohammad Sadiq inaugurated the two offsite ATMs commissioned at Kallar and Omarh Morh in Udhampur in presence of the bank’s Vice Presidents, Vibhakar Khajuria, Shareesh Sharma, […]

Why Is India Losing Kashmir Narrative

Our government from time to time is given to “blasting”, “slamming” and reacting “strongly” to international criticism of our handling of the Kashmir situation, particularly its human rights issues. Our media gives the impression that India’s critics are periodically subject to devastating punishment — to leave them shattered and speechless. Yet, nothing could be further […]

Youth Kills Grand Parents In Kathua  

SRINAGAR — An elderly man and his wife were allegedly murdered by their grandson in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Police here said that a man identified as Chand (82), son of Bhagtu Ram of Ward Number 01, Kathua and his wife Sanjogta, 75, were allegedly assaulted by their grandson. “The couple was attacked […]

Cop Held With Heroin Worth Lakhs In Kupwara

SRINAGAR —  Amid concern and calls for stepping up efforts to tackle growing drug menace in Kashmir, police Saturday said it has arrested a cop with nearly a kilo of heroin in Handwara area of Kupwara district. Mushtaq Ahmad Peer of Kalmuna Handwara was arrested after officers at a checkpoint established at Chogul seized 750 grams […]

Wakf To Raise Commercial Structures In City

SRINAGAR — J&K Muslim Wakf Board Saturday said it will raise commercial structures in  Munawarabad and Eidgah areas of this summer capital city The decision was taken during the 28th Board of Directors (BoD) meeting of the Wakf Board, an official spokesperson said. The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Chairman, J&K Wakf Board and […]

Hurriyat (M) Condemns July 13 Curbs

SRINAGAR — Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday termed it extremely sad that people and leadership were stopped from paying homage to the martyrs of 13 July 1931. A Hurriyat (M) spokesperson in a statement criticized the imposition of curfew and restrictions in and around the martyr’s graveyard at Khwaja Naqshband Sahib (RA), and other areas of […]

Rasheed leads Martyrs Day Procession

SRINAGAR — Engineer Abdul Rashid led an Awami Itehad Party march to Martyrs graveyard Naqashbandh Sahab Srinagar to pay tributes to martyrs of 13 July 1931, a spokesman said. On the occasion, Er Rasheed as per a statement addressed a gathering at the graveyard and urged New Delhi and Islamabad not to make Kashmir a battle […]