Woman injured in Hajin knife attack succumbs

Woman injured in Hajin knife attack succumbs

A woman who was injured in a knife attack by unknown gunmen at Bandipora’s Hajin on Sunday evening succumbed to her injuries today.  Unknown gunmen barged into the house of PDP worker Abdul Majeed Dar of Shahgund area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district Sunday evening with an intention to kidnap him, a local […]

South #Kashmir: Forces kill 3 civilians in Kulgam

South #Kashmir: Forces kill 3 civilians in Kulgam

Srinagar: Three civilians including a teenage girl were killed by government forces’ action during clashes in Redwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday. A senior police officer told local news agency GNS that army’s patrolling party opened fire upon a group of youth after they pelted stones on them in Hawoora area of […]

Zakir Naik granted permanent residency in Malaysia, won’t be deported: Mahatir

Zakir Naik granted permanent residency in Malaysia, won’t be deported: Mahatir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday that Islamic scholar Zakir Naik will not be sent back after rumours were spread that Malaysia will deport the preacher. His statement came a day after India confirmed that it had requested Malaysia to extradite Zakir Naik. “As long as he is not creating any problem, we […]

Asiya Andrabi shifted to Delhi by NIA

Asiya Andrabi shifted to Delhi by NIA

Asiya Andrabi, Chairperson Dukhtaran-e-Milat, and two of her associates were shifted to Delhi by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday, reports said. Andrabi and the two were taken from Srinagar Central Jail to the Srinagar international airport by NIA officers for being shifted to Delhi, police sources said. The NIA would be producing the […]

South #Kashmir: Policeman kidnapped, killed by militants in Shopian

South #Kashmir: Policeman kidnapped, killed by militants in Shopian

A police constable who was kidnapped by militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday has been found dead. His bullet-ridden body was found this morning in Dangam in Shopian, reports said. Militants barged into the house of constable Javed Ahmed Dar kidnapped him. He was kidnapped from Kachdoora, the village where security forces had killed […]

Zakir Naik denies reports of coming to India, says ‘feels unsafe from unfair prosecution’

Zakir Naik denies reports of coming to India, says ‘feels unsafe from unfair prosecution’

Islamic preacher and founder of Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) Zakir Naik has denied media reports that he will be arriving in India Wednesday night terming them as “totally baseless and false”. In a statement issued, Naik said: “The news of my coming to India is totally baseless and false. I have no plans to come […]

Himalayan Degree College brings laurels to Rajouri, Poonch, bags 3 positions

Himalayan Degree College brings laurels to Rajouri, Poonch, bags 3 positions

Himalayan Degree College Rajouri clinches 3rd and 9th positions in Arts Stream and 8th position in Science Stream at the provincial level in BA and BSC University results session 2017-18 declared by University of Jammu on Tuesday.  Position Holder in Arts Stream: 3rd position Miss Shazia Khush Qureshi 75.25% 9th position Miss Sandeep Kour 74% Position […]

3 Yatris die during Amarnath yatra

3 Yatris die during Amarnath yatra

Three Yatris, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the death toll in this year’s yatra to six. Thota Radhnam, a 75-year-old woman from Fiwalayam in Andhra Pradesh, died of suspected cardiac arrest in a community kitchen at […]

31,085 people certified as disabled across Kashmir during PDP-BJP rule: Report

31,085 people certified as disabled across Kashmir during PDP-BJP rule: Report

In three years to 2017–when the coalition government of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in power in Jammu and Kashmir–31,085 people were certified as disabled in the 10 districts in Kashmir valley, up 74% from 17,898 people in the three preceding years, information based on RTI shows. According […]

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