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Militant’s Funeral in Pictures

Militant’s Funeral in Pictures

Pulwama: A local militant, Rayees Ahmad Dar, was killed by the government forces on Saturday evening in, what police termed as, a brief encounter at Kakapora area of South Kashmir district Pulwama. According to locals, Dar, 32, had recently joined Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit, during the mass uprising after the killing of popular militant commander Burhan Wani […]

Valley takes first full-day relaxation with both hands

Valley takes first full-day relaxation with both hands

Srinagar: Valley markets were abuzz with activity since Saturday morning in the wake of full-day relaxation by the pro-freedom camp in their recent protest ‘calendar’. School children were seen to head towards schools and public transport hit the roads for the first time since 8 July. There were also reports of traffic jams at various places. The […]

Muslims perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman

Muslims perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman

Srinagar: In yet another display of communal harmony and cultural bond, Kashmiri Muslims performed the funeral rites of a Pandit woman in Habba Kadal on Friday. Shushma Parmoo, 40, of Shalla Kadal, Habba Kadal, breathed her last at Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar in Friday afternoon after suffering a brain haemorrhage three days ago. A […]

Another Kashmiri succumbs, death toll reaches 96

Another Kashmiri succumbs, death toll reaches 96

Srinagar: An elderly man who was hit by a tear-gas shell on his head succumbed at Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) today, hospital sources said. Ghulam Muhammad Khan, 75,  was hit by a tear-gas shell when he was standing outside his house at Ellahi Bagh, Soura on 2 November. Khan was on ventilator in SKIMS hospital since he […]