Three militants were killed in an encounter in Zoonimar area of Srinagar on Sunday, a senior police official said on Sunday. Two of the slain militants have been identified as Shakoor Farooq Langoo from Barthana in Srinagar and Shahid Ahmad Bhat of Semthan in Bijbehara. The identification of the other slain militant is yet to be ascertained
Two more COVID-19 patients died in Kashmir on Sunday, taking the death toll due to the novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir to 83, officials said
Delhi has crushed Hurriyat. All its leaders have either been hauled off to jail or imprisoned in their houses. There’s little space even for the pro-establishment political parties to carry out their activities. The new militancy is rearing its head against this backdrop.
125 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, taking the number of cases in J&K to 5,956, officials said
Amidst the “very tough” standoff at the China-India border, US President Donald Trump has said that his administration is talking to both countries to “help them” resolve their ongoing tensions
The armed forces deployed along the 3,500km de-facto border with China have been given “full freedom” to give a “befitting” response to any Chinese misadventure, government sources said after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the situation in eastern Ladakh at a meeting with the top military brass on Sunday.
Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday said that it has not taken any policy decision regarding issuance of fresh liquor licenses in unserved areas in Jammu and Kashmir
“There are other states like Gujarat and Bihar which are coping with the lockdown despite a ban on liquor sale and consumption. Why to choose predominantly Muslim areas of Kashmir for opening large scale liquor sale points when there is no such requirement?” JKAP asked.
“This government in the midst of the major global pandemic is busy bringing in ordinances and rules to change the demography of the Muslim majority state and now by such orders is further assaulting our Muslim identity and values”, MMU said in a statement.
The permission for establishment of Multiplex Cinema was sought by Vikas Dhar who is Managing Director M/S Taksal Hospitality Pvt Ltd in March this year