Annual durbar to close in Srinagar on Oct 27

Annual durbar to close in Srinagar on Oct 27

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday issued an order saying the civil secretariat and other offices affiliated to it will close in Srinagar on October 27, 2017 for annual durbar move. As per the order the offices will reopen at Jammu on November 06, 2017. Durbar move between Srinagar and Jammu is a century […]

453 arrested for drug trafficking in Jammu this year: IGP

453 arrested for drug trafficking in Jammu this year: IGP

Jammu: Over 450 people have been arrested for drug trafficking in Jammu province till August this year under measures taken to curb the growing menace, Inspector General of Police S D Singh Jamwal said. A large haul of narcotic substances, including charas, brown sugar and heroine, were seized during the drive which is going on […]

Woman’s hair found mysteriously chopped in Sumbal

Woman’s hair found mysteriously chopped in Sumbal

Srinagar: A woman’s braid was allegedly found chopped off in Wangnipora area of Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday. Reports said that the braid of a 30-year-old woman (name withheld) was found mysteriously chopped off in Wangnipora area of Sumbal. The woman was rushed to Sub-district hospital in unconscious state for medical help, […]

Shutdown in Shopian, deceased militants laid to rest

Shutdown in Shopian, deceased militants laid to rest

Srinagar: A complete shutdown was observed in south Kashmir’s Shopian district to mourn the killings of three local militants. The three militants, Zahid Ahmad, Irfan Ahmad and Asif Ahmad were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Gattipora Kellar on Monday. Local sources told Kashmir Reader that Zahid Ahmad Mir, of Ganowpora Shopian who […]

Alleged braid chopping incident in Sopore

Alleged braid chopping incident in Sopore

Srinagar: First alleged braid chopping incident was reported from north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Tuesday. The victim, a resident of Seer Jagir Sopore was rushed to Sub District Hospital for treatment, local sources said.

5-6 terrorists killed every day in J-K: Rajnath

5-6 terrorists killed every day in J-K: Rajnath

New Delhi: “Five to six terrorists are killed by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir every day”, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Tuesday. Singh said the NDA government has been taking strong action on terrorism and results were showing on the ground. “Every day, 5-6 terrorists are neutralised in Jammu and Kashmir due to […]

Fake currency notes act as oxygen to terrorism: Rajnath

Fake currency notes act as oxygen to terrorism: Rajnath

New Delhi: High quality fake currency notes act as oxygen to terrorism, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Tuesday. Inaugurating the new headquarters of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi, he said no civilised country can accept the growth of terrorism on its soil. He also termed terrorism a “curse” that no civilised country […]

Protests in Habbakadal Srinagar after alleged braid-chopping

Protests in Habbakadal Srinagar after alleged braid-chopping

Srinagar: Protests erupted in areas of Karan Nagar, Karfali Mohalla and Nawab Bazar, on Tuesday against the alleged braid chopping, reports said. Protesters mostly women took to streets and started raising slogans against the alleged braid chopping. The shopkeepers in the areas also downed their shutters after locals alleged braid chopping incident at Habbakadal Karfali […]

Fresh alleged braid chopping incidents in Ganderbal trigger protests

Fresh alleged braid chopping incidents in Ganderbal trigger protests

Sheikh Anees Ganderbal: Two fresh alleged braid chopping incidents to two teenagers were reported from Arhama in Lar and Kujar areas of Ganderbal district in central Kashmir on Tuesday. Locals at Arhama alleged that unknown persons entered into a residential house at Arhama and chopped off the braid of 15 year old girl, a 10th […]

Infiltration bid foiled along LoC in north Kashmir: Army

Infiltration bid foiled along LoC in north Kashmir: Army

Srinagar: The Army on Tuesday said it has foiled an infiltration bid of militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Search operations are going on in the area. “An infiltration bid was foiled by the Army in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last night,” a defence […]