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Abducted policeman killed by militants in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST
A bullet riddled body of Jammu and Kashmir police constable, abducted by militants on Friday night was recovered on Saturday in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, a police spokesman said this evening. He said Mohammad Saleem Shah, who was promoted to const... read..
 

Militants attack SF patrol party in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST
Militants on Saturday attacked a security force patrol party in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, a police spokesman said. He said a patrol party was attacked by militants at Bamzoo, Mattan, in Anantnag district this afternoon. Security forces also ret... read..
 

Gunmen abduct trainee policeman in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST
A trainee police constable on leave was abducted from his house in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, official sources said here on Saturday. Mohammad Saleem Shah, who was promoted to constable from Special Police Officer (SPO) recently, had come to his ho... read..
 

9 injured in south Kashmir accident

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST
At least nine people, mostly passengers, were injured when two vehicles collided in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Saturday, official sources said. A passenger vehicle collided with a truck at Boohu on Tral-Awantipor road resulting in injuries to ni... read..
 

Two OGW of Lashker arrested in north Kashmir

Baramulla | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST
Two Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of Lashkher-e-Toiba (LeT) were arrested along with grenade and other arms and ammunition in Sopore district on Saturday, a police spokesman said. He said on a tip off police arrested two LeT OGWs Tanveer Ahmad Mir and Tan... read..
 

Traffic resumes on Kashmir highway

Srinagar | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST
Traffic was resumed on the national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, after disruption due to landslides on Friday afternoon while the Ladakh and historic Mughal roads were also open. Traffic was suspended on the 300-km-lon... read..
 

Police reunites 2 teenagers with families in north Kashmir

Baramulla | Saturday, Jul 21 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police reunited two missing teenage youths with their families in apple township of Sopore, a police spokesman said on Saturday. On official twitter account of Kashmir zone, the spokesperson said, "Two missing boys traced by Sopore Polic... read..
 

Man convicted for 18 mths in cheque bounce case in Kashmir

Srinagar | Friday, Jul 20 2018 IST
A local court in Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla on Friday sentenced a man for 18 month long imprisonment alongwith a fine and interest in connection with a cheque bounce case. The District Mobile Magistrate Sopore Jehangir Bakshi today se... read..
 

Fear of poaching gives sleepless nights to Kashmir's politicians (News Analysis)

Srinagar |Friday, 2018 1:15:06 PM IST
Beware of predators and poachers, take care of your flock. This is the classic warning for shepherds while they graze their flock in the Himalayan meadows. In Kashmir's political meadow of expedient opportunities, the same warning is now visiting mainstre... read..
 

Boy drowns in Jehlum in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Friday, Jul 20 2018 IST
A boy drowned in river Jehlum at south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said here on Friday. They said Amir Ahmad drowned in the river at Lelhara, Kakpora of Awantipora in Pulwama. Those present in the area jumped into the river, but could no... read..
 

Peace in Kashmir impossible without Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 10:15:46 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said peace in Jammu and Kashmir was impossible without involving Pakistan, asking the BJP government to give up its rigid stance and be flexible in solving problems in the terror-ravaged st... read..
 

Police denies report of attack on SF in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
A Police Spokesman on Thursday afternoon denied media reports about attack on a police party on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir. The Spokesman, in a tweet on official Twitter account of Kashmir zone police, said ''The new item on national... read..
 

Encounter between militants and SF in north Kashmir

Srinagar | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
An encounter ensued between militants and security forces on Thursday afternoon in the frontier district of Kupwara, a police spokesman said. He said security forces, Special Operation Group (SOG ) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint sea... read..
 

Police use social media to reunite two missing minors with their families in Kashmir

Srinagar | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police once again used social media and reunited two missing minors, including a mentally unsound, with their families in the Kashmir valley. A police spokesman on July 17 using social and other media uploaded the picture and appealed t... read..
 

Man crushed to death by train in central Kashmir

Srinagar | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
A Punjab resident was crushed to death by a train in the city outskirts on Srinagar-Badgam track on Thursday afternoon, official sources said. Twenty-eight-year-old Arjun Kumar, resident of Pathankote, Punjab died on the spot when a train crushed him at ... read..
 

Militants fire at police in Kashmir

Srinagar |Thursday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Militants fired at a group of policemen in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Thursday but no one was hurt.... read..
 

Labourer dies in Kashmir as stone quarry caves in

Srinagar | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
A labourer was killed when a portion of stone quarry caved in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal on Thursday, official sources said. A group of labourers were working at a quarry at Kondabal Mansbal in Ganderbal when a portion of it suddenly gave way. ... read..
 

Militants attack police post in north Kashmir

Baramulla | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST
Militants hurled a hand grenade towards a police post in apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district on Wednesday evening, official sources said. The militants lobbed a hand grenade towards a police post at Watergam at Sopore. However, the g... read..
 

Disappointed over Kashmir human rights report criticism: UNCHR

Geneva [Switzerland] | July 18, 2018 2:41:36 PM IST
The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) on Tuesday quashed the criticisms levelled by the Indian authorities and media for its human rights report on Kashmir released recently, and expressed "deep disappointment" over the reaction.... read..
 

Rahul expresses solidarity with Kashmir IAS officer

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed solidarity with Shah Faesal, the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of Jammu and Kashmir cadre who faces disciplinary action for voicing his views on social media.... read..
 

Minor girl drowns in well in north Kashmir

Srinagar | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST
A three-year-old girl drowned in a well in the north Kashmir district of Kupwara on Wednesday, official sources said. They said the girl accidentally fell into a well near her house at Lolab in Kupwara. Later the body of the deceased, identified as Rutba... read..
 

SF arrests 2 Kashmiris with arms, ammunition

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Security forces arrested two suspected persons and recovered arms and ammunition in south Kashmir district of Pulwama during the past 24 hours, official sources said here this afternoon. They said on a tip off security forces conducted search operation at... read..
 

Sale of substandard drugs continues unabated in Kashmir, alleges DAK

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday said sale of substandard drugs continues unabated in Kashmir valley putting lives of patients at risk. Kashmir has turned into a safe bastion for trade in substandard drugs and whole market is under the dragnet... read..
 

Motorcyclist killed after hit by vehicle in central Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
A motorcyclist was killed when a vehicle hit him in central Kashmir district of Badgam on Monday evening, official source said here on Tuesday. They said a vehicle hit a motorcyclist at Chichilora in Magam in Badgam resulting in critical injuries to motor... read..
 

Police seek help to trace 3 missing in Kashmir

Srinagar | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police has sought help to trace three missing persons, including a minor and a mentally challenged, in the valley. A police spokesman said here this afternoon that a 36-year-old Inshtiyaz Rasheed Sofi is missing since yesterday from his ... read..
 

JeM module busted with arrest of 3 active members with weaponry in Kashmir dists

(Rptg correcting headline) Baramulla | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have busted a module of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and arrested three hardcore active members of the outfit in this north Kashmir district, a police spokesman said here on Monday evening. He said acting on a credible input,... read..
 

Teenager drowns in stream in Kashmir

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
A teenager drowned in a stream in the frontier district of Kupwara, official sources said here on Monday. They said a youth, identified as 16-year-old Abid Hussain, was taking a bath in a stream at Ganai Mohalla in Handwara in Kupwara when he drowned. Ho... read..
 

SFs arrest suspected militants alongwith arms, ammunition in Kashmir

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Security forces arrested a suspected militant alongwith a pistol and other arms and ammunition in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Monday morning, official sources said. They said on a tip-off security forces arrested a suspected militant at village K... read..
 

All women branch of J&K Bank inaugurated in Kashmir

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
An all-women branch of Jammu and Kashmir Bank (JKB) was on Monday inaugurated by first lady Usha Vohra at a function organised here. Ms Vohra e-inaugurated the first 'All Women Branch of J&K Bank' at a function organised at the SKICC, an official spokesma... read..
 

Bhung cultivated in central Kashmir destroyed

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday destroyed bhung cultivated in the central Kashmir district of Badgam, a police spokesman said here this afternoon. He said continuing its effort to eradicate drug menace from the district, police launched a drive against... read..
 

Lone Kashmiri crosses to PoK,57 guests from across LoC arrive

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Only one Kashmiri crossed over to other side of the Line of Control (LoC) while 57 guests from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) arrived here in the weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus to meet their relatives, separated in 1947 due to partition, official sources said.... read..
 

JeM module busted as 3 active members with weaponry held in Kashmir dists

Baramulla | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have busted a module of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and arrested three hardcore active members of the outfit in this north Kashmir district, a police spokesman said here on Monday evening. He said acting on a credible input,... read..
 

Amarnath: About 5,000 yatris leave base camps for holy cave in Kashmir

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
About 5,000 pilgrims, including women and sadhus, on Monday left Baltal and Nunwan Pahalgam base camps for the holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, where over 1.87 lakh yatris have paid obeisance so far since the commencement of the 60-da... read..
 

Thousands appear in PET for post of constable in SDMF in Kashmir

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Thousands of youth on Monday appeared in Physical Endurance Test (PET) for the post of constables in State Disaster Management Force (SDRF) of Jammu and Kashmir police, a police spokesman said here this afternoon. He said recruitment for post of Constable... read..
 

Yasin Malik detained in Kashmir

Srinagar |Sunday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was detained by police on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.... read..
 

JKLF chairman, two aides arrested in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST
Police on Sunday arrested Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yaseen Malik along with two other associates in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said. They said Malik, who was released on July 14 after being detained f... read..
 

Carpenter falls to death from rooftop in Kashmir

Srinagar | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST
A carpenter fell to his death when he suddenly slipped from a rooftop of an under construction building for a hospital in the central Badgam, official sources said on Sunday. They said a group of workers were working on rooftop of under construction ho... read..
 

Youth found hanging in Kashmir

Baramulla | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST
Panic gripped Tangmarg area in this north Kashmir district when a youth's body was found hanging from a tree under suspicious circumstances on Sunday morning, official sources said. A large number of people gathered at Kunzar in Tangmarg, Gulmarg, when th... read..
 

105 couples tie knot in Kashmir's biggest mass marriage function

Srinagar |Sunday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
A total of 105 couples tied the knot here on Sunday in Kashmir's biggest-ever mass marriage function.... read..
 

From Kashmir to Indonesia, NGO involves mothers to counter radicalisation (Feature)

Casablanca (Morocco) |Friday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
With the growing threat of terrorism-linked radicalisation across countries, an international NGO has initiated a campaign across Europe and other countries to involve mothers and women to be the first line of defence against the rise of extremist ideolog... read..
 

Kashmir's laugh doctor: He wants to bring mirth back to Kashmir's depressed lives (IANS Special Series)

Srinagar |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Long before it was infected by violence and its streets reverberated with sounds of slogans and gunfire, Kashmir was a place where one could hear laughter in every household in the evenings when Nazir Josh, Kashmir's very own "Charlie Chaplin", used to co... read..
 
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