Kashmir: 2 Cops dead, 10 soldiers injured in separate attacks

Kashmir: 2 Cops dead, 10 soldiers injured in separate attacks

Two policemen were killed and another injured after militants attacked a check-post at a court complex in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The militants fired at the police guard post in an attack shortly before dawn this morning and stole the rifles and ammunition of the two policemen and fled. The two policemen were identified […]

‘Army informer’s’ property damaged in Shopian village

‘Army informer’s’ property damaged in Shopian village

Unknown persons Tuesday set ablaze two shops and damaged the residential house of Kifayat Mir, in Shopian village whose “confessional video” of “informing army” about militants went viral in the month of April this year, local reports said. The incident took place at Molu Chitragam village of Shopian. Four militants and two civilians were killed in […]

2 militants from Shopian arrested in Rajouri: Police

2 militants from Shopian arrested in Rajouri: Police

Government forces Monday arrested two militants at a checkpoint in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district today, police said. A joint check-post of Rajouri Police, 72 battalion of CRPF and Army (38 RR) was set up on Rajouri-DKG road in the early hours after weapons and ammunition were stolen by some militants from a police barrack […]

Speedy vehicle kills traffic cop in Srinagar

Speedy vehicle kills traffic cop in Srinagar

A traffic policeman was killed by a speedy vehicle at Pantha chowk area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar on Srinagar Jammu highway on Monday, local reports said. An official said that a speedy vehicle hit the traffic police cop who was performing his duties at Panthachowk, resulting in his death. He was identified as  Manzoor Ahmad […]

Kashmir: Stone-pelters should be shot dead, says BJP MP

Kashmir: Stone-pelters should be shot dead, says BJP MP

BJP MP DP Vats said that instead of cases being withdrawn against stone-pelters in Kashmir, they “should be shot dead”, reported ANI news agency. “I read about the withdrawal of cases against stone-pelters but I think those pelting stones should be shot dead,” said Vats, a Rajya Sabha MP, on Saturday, according to ANI. Vats is referring to Kashmir’s PDP-BJP government […]

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits Jammu & Kashmir

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits Jammu & Kashmir

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit Jammu and Kashmir at 12.21 pm on Thursday, according to news agency ANI. According to USGS, the depth of the earthquake was 10 kilometers deep. It struck Kashmir-Xinjiang border region, about 44 km east of Leh. No loss of lives or damage to properties has been reported so far.

Kashmir: Stone-pelting cases against minors to be withdrawn, says Rajnath

Kashmir: Stone-pelting cases against minors to be withdrawn, says Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Thursday said cases against minors and those  “misled into stone pelting”  stone pelters in the Valley will be withdrawn, reports said.  The Union Home Ministry late last year had ordered to withdraw cases against youths involved in stone pelting. Singh appealed […]

Sahuliyat Kashmir conducts ‘Fazeelat-e-Ramazan’ at GVEI

Sahuliyat Kashmir conducts ‘Fazeelat-e-Ramazan’ at GVEI

Sahuliyat Kashmir, a Srinagar-based NGO, organised a programme ‘Fazeelat-e-Ramazan’ on Wednesday at Green Valley Educational Institute (GVEI), Ellahi Bagh. During the event, Mufti Umer Farooq Sheikh threw light on the blessings of Ramazan and encouraged students to continue righteous deeds even after the completion of the month of Ramazan. “The month of Ramazan is a training […]

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