Kashmir is nearly lost: Chidambaram

Kashmir is nearly lost: Chidambaram

Srinagar: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram has said he had a sinking feeling that Kashmir was nearly lost for India because the Central government used brute force to quell dissent there. According to a report published in The Hindu, addressing a meeting organised by Manthan, a public discourse platform, in Hyderabad on Friday, Chidambaram feared […]

One way traffic continues on Kashmir highway

One way traffic continues on Kashmir highway

Srinagar: Only one way traffic was allowed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway on Saturday because of bad condition of the road. Traffic police sources said that traffic will move from Srinagar to Jammu and no vehicle will be allowed in the opposite direction. These restrictions will also apply to army convoys and paramilitary forces, they said. […]

Grenade attack on Kakapora police station

Grenade attack on Kakapora police station

Srinagar: Suspected militants Friday evening hurled a hand grenade at police station Kakapopra in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, sources said. They said that the grenade exploded outside the gate of the police station causing no damage. However, they said police personnel at the police station fired few shots in air. Please follow and like us:0

Farooq drops bomb shell, says ‘boys sacrificing lives for freedom’

Farooq drops bomb shell, says ‘boys sacrificing lives for freedom’

Srinagar: National Conference President, Dr Farooq Abdullah Friday said that militants were ‘sacrificing their lives for the cause of freedom’. Addressing a party function at Nawa-e-Subh complex, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister said, “the boys joining militant ranks are sacrificing their lives for freedom of their nation”. Farooq further said, “Our boys (militants) are […]

Retained pellets pose serious threat to lives: DAK

Retained pellets pose serious threat to lives: DAK

Srinagar: With thousands of persons in Kashmir having retained pellets in their bodies, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Friday revealed that the retained pellets pose a serious threat to their lives. Raising alarm, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that pellets lodged in body pose a significant and fatal risk to human […]

‘Support Group for Justice for Kunan Poshpora’ organises interaction

‘Support Group for Justice for Kunan Poshpora’ organises interaction

Srinagar: On the 26th anniversary of Kunan Poshpora mass rape and torture on 23rd February 2017, which is also commemorated as ‘Women’s Resistance Day’, the ‘Support Group for Justice for Kunan Poshpora’ and the survivors of mass rape and torture organized a small interaction with few members of the press following the state authorities ban […]

KU appreciates police efforts

KU appreciates police efforts

Srinagar: Aqib Mushtaq Malik, student of Kashmir University’s LLB 3rd Semester, who had reportedly gone missing on February 21, 2017, has been traced by police on Friday morning from Habak area, a university statement said on Friday. The University of Kashmir in its statement has appreciated the efforts of J&K Police Department authorities in general, […]

KU missing student was under stress: Police

KU missing student was under stress: Police

Srinagar: The Student of university of Kashmir, Aqib Mushtaq Malik son of Mushtaq Ahmad, who was reportedly missing has been traced and handed over to the university authorities Friday, police said. According to a police statement a police team succeeded in tracing the missing student from the house of Mohammad Rafiq Bhat son of Abdul […]

Clashes erupt in Sopore after prayers

Clashes erupt in Sopore after prayers

Srinagar: Clashes between the government forces and protesters erupted at Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday. Local sources told Kashmir Reader that soon after the congregational prayers in Jamia masjid, Sopore hundreds of people assembled outside the mosque and started raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. The protesters started marching towards the main chowk […]

Suicide bomber kills five at Yemen army base

Suicide bomber kills five at Yemen army base

Aden: A suicide bomber killed five people and wounded three Friday when he blew up his vehicle at the gate of a Yemeni army base, reports quoting security sources said. The bomber struck Najda Camp in the Abyan provincial capital of Zinjibar just 55 kilometres along the coast from second city Aden where the government […]