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    Dy British High Commissioner in Srinagar

    Deputy British High Commissioner, Dr Alexander Evans Tuesday met Chief Secretary, B R Sharma here at the Civil Secretariat.Director General of Police, K Rajendra Kumar was also present in the meeting along with Regional Overseas Security Manage
  • Fear and shock writ large on the faces of Saraibala women as they are yet to come to terms with what happened in their locality in the nightly hours of Monday.—Abid Bhat/KO

    Sarai Bala Shootout : Blood Stains and Allegations of ‘Staged Encounter’

    Scores of people gathered in a narrow street in Srinagar’s Sarai Bala locality on Tuesday morning to offer funeral prayers in absentia to the two militants killed last night and they alleged it was “staged”.
  • We killed a top JeM commander: Police

    A top commander of militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad was among two militants killed in a gun battle with security forces in Maharaja Bazaar area of the city tonight, police said.
  • Duo approached me to let room for studying : Landlady

    Raja Begum, the landlady in whose house the shootout took place on Monday night leading to the killing to two youth described by police as ‘militants’, told reporters on Tuesday
  • Residents narrate a woeful tale

    At the entrance of the lane leading to this congested locality, the Sarai Bala in civil lines here, the protesters including women are engaging cops in pitched battles, while inside, a group of dozen odd women .
  • 'Shootout mysterious, doubtful'

    Terming the killing of the two youths, which police claimed were militants, at Saraibala in the city centre as mysterious and doubtful, Hurriyat Conference (G) Chief Syed Ali Geelani demanded an impartial investigation by some independent agency into
  • RSS wants to make Kashmir another Palestine,says Mirwaiz

    Terming the unity among the resistance leadership and people as the urgent need of the hour to protect Kashmiri nationalism, resistance movement, and Muslim-majority character of Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference
  • Horrific road accidents involving Umrah pilgrims spark concern

    Four members of a Riyadh-based Indian family, who were returning from Makkah after performing Umrah, died when their car collided with a truck, 150 km away from the capital.
  • Lal-Bati vehicles frequent traffic violators

    In other parts of India and more particularly in developed world, the VIP culture has ended long back, but the Lal-Bati vehicles continue to create nuisance on Kashmir roads.
  • Potassium Bromate in bakery banned

    In the backdrop of studies which stated that cancer-causing chemicals were found in bakery items in the country, J&K Government has also banned the use of Potassium Bromate and restricted the use of Potassium Iodate upto 20 ppm.
  • Passport verification needs to be made simple, quick, transparent: SVC

    Apart from making passport verification simple, quick and transparent, installation of CCTVs will be completed soon in all jails. Similarly, bringing police stations and vital traffic checkpoints under CCTV cover
  • Kashmir Fort Festival 2016:Srinagar heritage walk receives overwhelming response

    The Kashmir Fort Festival saw an overwhelming response today as the participants wearing traditional turbans walked through the interiors of the old city in Srinagar as part of its heritage walk program.
  • Handwara Killings:Er Rashid protests,stages walk out from DDP meet

    IP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rasheed today walked out of District Development Board Meeting when government failed to clear its stand over certain sensitive issues.
  • JKLF chief Yasin Malik meets EJAC leaders

    Continuing with its efforts to build unity among Kashmiris against Indian conspiratorial agenda, JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik today met the head of Employees joint action committee (EJAC) Abdul Qayoom Wani
  • ‘Mercury is highly toxic to human health’

    While world has awakened to the harmful effects of mercury and many hospitals are now mercury free, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that J&K hospitals continue to use mercury-based medical products posing grave threat.