• Hundreds of protesters chanting pro-freedom slogans ,waving green flag tried to proceed towards city centre of Lal Chowk on Tuesday .Abid Bhat / KO

    Mobs Rule Streets As Govt Lifts Curfew, Hurriyat Hartal

    After remaining confined to their homes for 17 days without any break residents came out of their homes after authorities lifted curfew and separatist leadership announced a break in shutdown only to be forced back by groups of youth.
  • 1 killed, 8 Injured on Tuesday

    1 killed, 8 Injured on Tuesday

    Eight persons including a 15 year old boy and a woman got injured after forces fired pellets on protestors on Tuesday in South Kashmir.A 61-year-old man died after he was caught in clashes at Eidgah in old city.
  • as the day progressed mobs ruled streets defying both government and the separatist leaders by enforcing a virtual curfew across Srinagar.

    War of Wits: Govt Bid to Outsmart Hurriyat Fails

    After facing widespread criticism for imposing curfew to counter the afternoon relaxation in shutdown announced by the separatists on July 21, the PDP-led ruling dispensation Tuesday came up with a new method to counter the separatist strike.
  •  Major reshuffle in police, administration on cards

    Major reshuffle in police, administration on cards

    Amid prevailing unrest in Kashmir, the State cabinet is likely to meet on Thursday evening where a major reshuffle in police and administration is on cards.
  • 4 militants killed, one apprehended

    4 militants killed, one apprehended

    Four militants were killed and one was apprehended during a fierce gunfight in Kashmir on Tuesday morning, an Army official said.Earlier a soldier was killed in Nowgam Sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district
  •  ‘Burhan Spoke To Me Before His Martyrdom,’ Geelani Speaks

    ‘Burhan Spoke To Me Before His Martyrdom,’ Geelani Speaks

    Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday revealed that slain popular militant commander Burhan Wani spoke to him before his killing.Speaking to a gathering of over 500 protestors outside his office-cum-residence at Hyderpora.
  •  Women helpline to give 200 jobs to Jammu, none to Valley

    Women helpline to give 200 jobs to Jammu, none to Valley

    There seems no end to alleged regional discrimination with Kashmir province even in the proposed establishment a countrywide 181 helpline for women. Reasons? The government has decided to establish the proposed facility in Jammu city.
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    No takers for Naeem’s ‘open schools’ directive

    Despite a government directive to reopen educational institutions of the valley after an extended summer vacation, educational institutions in curfew bound Srinagar Monday wore a deserted look.
  • Rawalpora boy dies in Saudi mishap

    Rawalpora boy dies in Saudi mishap

    Shuaib Khursheed Shah of Rawalpora Srinagar who originally hails from Baramulla passed away in a tragic road accident in Saudi Arabia on Monday. Shoaib was working in Bin Quraya, Dammam.
  • Finally, Wakf Board Wakes Up, Distributes Ration Packets

    Finally, Wakf Board Wakes Up, Distributes Ration Packets

    To provide relief in form of edible items to the people in the valley, the J&K Wakf Board on Monday initiated relief distribution process out of Bait-ul-Maal.
  • Karwan-e-Aman bus service resumes

    Karwan-e-Aman bus service resumes

    After remaining suspended for three consecutive weeks, the weekly ‘Karvan-e-Aman’ (peace bus service) between Muzaffarabad and Srinagar resumed on Monday.
  • Bio-medical waste disposal:NGT directs J&K to file report

    Bio-medical waste disposal:NGT directs J&K to file report

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Jammu and Kashmir Government and state pollution control board to file a comprehensive report before it about the hospitals which were not complying with bio-medical waste rules
  • The Mobile /Internet ban imposed following death of militant commander Burhan Wani on July 9 has left millions of Kashmiris. living under a severe curfew, without any means of communication.

    Kashmir Lawyers To Move Court On Mobile, Internet Ban

    With private mobile phone and internet services down for 17th consecutive day the J&K High Court Bar Association has decided to move court to challenge the ban which legal experts term illegal and unconstitutional.
  • Most roads, especially those leading to Srinagar-Islamabad highway, were blocked by barricades and razor wires.Abid Bhat/ KO

    Govt. Foils Hurriyat’s Anantnag March

    Authorities Monday foiled ‘Islamabad Challo’ march, called by joint forum of two Hurriyat factions and the JKLF by imposing a strict curfew and sealing of all the entry points leading towards South Kashmir.
  • Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Farooq was detained on Monday and taken to Nigeen police station when he tried to come out of his residence to head towards Anantnag.KO PIX

    Geelani, Mirwaiz Defy Curbs, Held

    Police detained two key leaders of the united Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Monday when they tried to break free of cordon around their houses in a bid to lead march towards South Kashmir.