Gunmen ransack PDP activist’s residence in south Kashmir

Gunmen ransack PDP activist’s residence in south Kashmir

Bilal Habib Pulwama: Suspected militants Saturday evening ransacked the residence of a ruling PDP activist in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, sources said. They said the gunmen fired few shots in air before they fled from the scene. The incident took place at Dadsara village of Tral where some suspected militants barged into the residence of […]

Teen injured in Nowgam during clashes

Teen injured in Nowgam during clashes

Srinagar: Forces resorted to firing in Nowgam area of Srinagar on Saturday injuring a 16-year-old youth during clashes, reports said. As per reports the injured, identified as Arsalan, was shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment. Earlier, protests were held near railway station in Machow against the growing incidents of braid-chopping in the Valley. The protesters […]

NC holds protest in Srinagar against braid chopping incidents

NC holds protest in Srinagar against braid chopping incidents

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) on Saturday took out a protest rally against the PDP BJP government’s “continuous failures” in catching the culprits behind braid chopping incidents. The protest rally led by party general Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar marched out from party headquarters Nawa-e-Subah. The rally was intercepted by police near SK Park and was […]

Three dozen structures gutted in massive fire in Gurez

Three dozen structures gutted in massive fire in Gurez

Srinagar: Around three dozen structures, including residential houses, have been gutted in a massive fire that broke out on Saturday in the border town of Gurez in north Kashmir district of Bandipora. Official sources said that fire broke out in a house at Kilshey in Tulail valley in Gurez sector. “Within no time the fire […]

Addressing radicalisation in Kashmir with seriousness: Rawat

Addressing radicalisation in Kashmir with seriousness: Rawat

Jammu: Army chief General Bipin Rawat Saturday said that radicalisation in Kashmir was being addressed with a “lot of seriousness”, as he blamed the social media for its rise. Rawat, on a day-long visit to Jammu, also brushed aside the issue of alleged braid chopping incidents in the state as a “routine matter” which the […]

Clashes erupt during CASO in Pulwama village

Clashes erupt during CASO in Pulwama village

Pulwama: Clashes erupted at Monghama village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district soon after the government forces launched cordon and search operation (CASO) in the village, sources told Kashmir Reader. Government forces launched a cordon and search operation at Monghama village after receiving input about the presence of militants in the village. Soon after the cordon […]

18 accused arrested on charges of assault on army men in Baramulla

18 accused arrested on charges of assault on army men in Baramulla

Srinagar: Police on Saturday issued the following statement about the incident happened in Sheeri Baramulla on October 18. “On 18th of October, 2017 at about 1130 hrs Police Station Sheeri received an information that a violent unruly mob have caught hold of three Territorial Army men assaulting them mercilessly with an intention to kill them. […]

Suicide bombings in Afghanistan hit mosques, killing 72

Suicide bombings in Afghanistan hit mosques, killing 72

Srinagar: Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 72 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. The Afghan president issued a statement condemning both attacks and saying that country’s security […]

Pak envoy meets Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi

Pak envoy meets Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi

Srinagar: Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj has met Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood in New Delhi, reports quoting official sources said on Saturday. The meeting is being termed as the first high-level contact between India and Pakistani in months. As per reports Swaraj discussed the current state of affairs in bilateral relations with Mahmood, who officially […]

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