An inmate identified as Abdul Majeed Mir, 24, a resident of Tujjer Shareef area of Sopore town, who was under custody in police station Sopore, under a case FIR number 50 U/S 13 ULA has escaped from the police station. Meanwhile, Police has launched searches to nab the culprit.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Two youth were arrested on Monday while escaping to Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. The youth were reportedly escaping to Shopian after snatching weapons from forces personnel at a shrine at Shahdara Sharif in Rajouri on Sunday night, reports claimed. One INSAS rifle has been recovered from them.
BJP MP DP Vats said that instead of cases being withdrawn against stone-pelters in Kashmir, they “should be shot dead”, reported ANI news agency.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 […]
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.
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, 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 […]