Valley to remain on brink of flood disaster until Wular not desilted, say experts

Valley to remain on brink of flood disaster until Wular not desilted, say experts

In a unison voice, the experts say that until the final destination of river Jhelum is desilted, the Valley shall continue to remain on the brink of a flood disaster.    They say that the government has not shown any interest to prepare itself for future floods which has put the entire region in a perilous […]

Pulwama Encounter: Only one militant body recovered, other two ‘give slip’ to forces

Pulwama Encounter: Only one militant body recovered, other two ‘give slip’ to forces

Body of only one militant has been recovered from under the debris during a search operation at the encounter site in Thumna, Chatpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday. Sources told local news agency GNS that during the searches which were conducted soon after the joint team of forces blasted the house, set it on […]

Water level rises in Vaishaw nallah in south Kashmir; diversions washed away

Water level rises in Vaishaw nallah in south Kashmir; diversions washed away

The water level in Vaishaw nallah rose after incessant rains lashed south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday, washing away several diversions constructed after 2014 flood. Originating from Kousarnag in Aharbal, gushing waters of Vaishaw Nallah triggered the 2014 flood in Kashmir. Reports said that the gushing water of the nallah following heavy rains since last […]

Amarnath Yatra stalled for second day due to rain

Amarnath Yatra stalled for second day due to rain

The Amarnath Yatra was stalled for the second consecutive day on Friday due to bad weather, reports said. Continuous rains for the past 36 hours have triggered landslides in the pilgrimage route, forcing authorities to halt the pilgrimage until the weather improves. On Friday, 2,876 pilgrims left for the yatra from Baltal and Pahalgam routes. […]

#Kashmir: 2 army men injured in Shopian

#Kashmir: 2 army men injured in Shopian

Two troopers suffered splinter injuries on Friday after suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards an army patrolling party near Ahagam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. SSP Shopian, Shailendra Mishra told a local news agency that militants attacked army party with a grenade followed by firing at Ahagam resulting in injuries to two army men. […]

Mehbooba had allowed forces to operate freely: Ram Madhav

Mehbooba had allowed forces to operate freely: Ram Madhav

Bhartiya Janata Party National General Secretary and Kashmir minder Ram Madhav said that former Chief Minister had allowed the government forces to operate freely during her tenure while the Government of India had announced ‘operation all-out’. “..(T)hough government forces faced difficulties on the security front, the Mehbooba-led government had allowed them to operate freely,” Madhav […]

Militancy wave reaches Kishtwar, father of five joins Hizb: Report

Militancy wave reaches Kishtwar, father of five joins Hizb: Report

A father of five children has joined militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen in Jammu province’s Kishtwar district, Early Times reported on Tuesday. The district police declared Talib Gujjar, 34, son of late Noor Mohammad, of Rashgwari, Padyarana in Nagsini tehsil of Kishtwar as a militant after he remained absconding for last two years, the report said. […]

Shujaat Bukhari killing: Police release photos of 4 suspects

Shujaat Bukhari killing: Police release photos of 4 suspects

The J&K Police on Thursday claimed it has identified three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and a Pakistan-based Srinagar resident, who were behind the killing and hatching conspiracy of Kashmir’s top journalist Shujaat Bukhari. “The conspiracy was hatched in Pakistan and executed by the three terrorists here. The investigation has established that it was done by Lashkar,” Inspector General of […]