Top Reach officials in Valley to take stock of Jehlum dredging

Top Reach officials in Valley to take stock of Jehlum dredging

Srinagar: Top officials of Kolkata-based Reach Dredging Limited, the company commissioned to do dredging of Jehlum, are in the Valley to take stock of ongoing dredging of the river.  Reach Dredging limited is a subsidiary company of Rashmi Group. “Sajjan Kumar Patwari, the founder and patron of Rashmi Group, along with its CEO, Sunil Patwari […]

8 militants, 2 civilians as many soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights: Police

8 militants, 2 civilians as many soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights: Police

Srinagar: Eight militants, two civilians, and two army personnel were killed in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag district today, DGP SP Vaid said while addressing a press conference. While the gunfights at Anantnag’s Dialgam and Shopian’s Draggad have ended, another gunfight at Kachdoora village of Shopian is going on, Vaid said. In Draggad gunfight, seven militants […]

Forces shoot dead civilian in Shopian after militant killings

Forces shoot dead civilian in Shopian after militant killings

Srinagar: Government forces shot dead a civilian today during clashes that erupted at a gunfight site in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.  The civilian was identified as Zubair Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Ahad Bhat, a resident of Gopalpora, Kulgam. An eyewitness said that Zubair was hit with a bullet in his abdomen as youth stormed the encounter […]

Forces stop ambulance en route from Shopian to Srinagar carrying pellet-hit injured

Forces stop ambulance en route from Shopian to Srinagar carrying pellet-hit injured

Srinagar: Government forces stopped an ambulance in Pulwama bearing number JK 22A 1092 which was ferrying pellet-hit injured youth from Shopian to Srinagar, delaying reaching to the hospital by one-and-half hour.  Bashir Ahmad, the driver of the said ambulance, told Kashmir Narrator that his ambulance was stopped at Bandzu bridge in Pulwama by the Army and SOG of […]

Dozen militants killed in 3 separate gunfights in south Kashmir

Dozen militants killed in 3 separate gunfights in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Twelve militants were killed in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag district on Sunday morning while as four army men sustained injuries during the operations, official sources told a local news agency. In Shopian’s Dragad village, seven militants were killed in a gunfight early morning today, while as four militants were killed […]

Militant killings: Clashes rock Shopian, tens injured

Militant killings: Clashes rock Shopian, tens injured

Srinagar: Tens of protesters were injured during clashes with government forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district where seven militants were killed early morning today in Dragad and a gunfight is going on at Kachdoora.  As the news of the militant killings spread, hundreds of protesters assembled and pelted stones on forces who retaliated with tear […]

Dialgam gunfight: Forces kill militant, another caught alive, say Police

Dialgam gunfight: Forces kill militant, another caught alive, say Police

Srinagar: One militant was killed and another caught alive during a gunfight in Dialgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag, police said today.   The slain militant was identified as Rouf Khanday who had joined Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit February this year. “As the search started and the location of militants was zeroed in, the security forces made […]

Top commanders among 8 militants killed in Shopian gunfight: DGP

Top commanders among 8 militants killed in Shopian gunfight: DGP

Srinagar: Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid on Sunday said that seven militants, including top commanders, were killed in a gunfight with government forces that raged early morning in Dragad village of Shopian in south Kashmir. In a tweet, Vaid said that seven bodies of militants have been recovered. He said the slain included […]

Chickens come home to roost for Kashmir’s Islamists 

Chickens come home to roost for Kashmir’s Islamists 

The growth of ISIS-like ideology in Kashmir is fruit of what the Jama’at and its affiliates sowed in the ‘90s By Inam ul Rehman  “Why do you want to put the burden of Khilafat on the weak shoulders of the Kashmiris?” thundered Bashir Ahmad Lone, a member and preacher of the Jama’at-i-Islami, from a pulpit in […]

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