6 bodies retrieved from rubble in Doda after cloudburst

6 bodies retrieved from rubble in Doda after cloudburst

Doda/Jammu: At least six persons were killed and 11 others injured in Thathri town of Doda district of Jammu following flash floods triggered by heavy rains and a cloudburst that hit the area on Thursday. Their bodies were recovered after a rescue operation was launched by the police and civil administration. The flash floods wreaked […]

Govt shuts internet

Govt shuts internet

SRINAGAR: The government on Monday evening suspended the mobile internet services in wake of the joint resistance leadership programme in which they had asked people raise awareness about Kashmir on social media. The internet service was suspended across Kashmir at around 10 pm on Monday.  

Markets open, internet returns in Kashmir

Markets open, internet returns in Kashmir

Srinagar: All internet services were restored in the Valley, two days after they were snapped, on Sunday. “All internet services, including broadband and high-speed mobile internet, have been restored in Kashmir,” said an official. He added that the services were restored in view of the “improving situation”. While the 2G mobile internet services were restored […]

Civilians killed in cross border firing in Poonch

Civilians killed in cross border firing in Poonch

Srinagar: Seven civilians were killed when Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire along the Line of Control in Poonch on Saturday. Two civilians including a woman were killed in firing from the side of the Pakistani army in Poonch, PTI quoted a JK police officer as saying. Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper quoted an official as saying […]

Delhi sends 1 lac plastic bullets, stronger PAVA shells to Kashmir

Delhi sends 1 lac plastic bullets, stronger PAVA shells to Kashmir

Srinagar: New Delhi has supplied government forces in J&K with more than one lakh plastic bullets to counter protests in the valley. The Hindustan Times reported on Tuesday that GOI has also supplied forces with PAVA (pelargonic acid vanillyl amide, an organic compound found in natural chilli pepper) shells that are more pungent, to increase […]

Kashmiris in UK hold protest outside Edgbaston stadium

Kashmiris in UK hold protest outside Edgbaston stadium

Srinagar: With placards in hands and slogans calling for freedom of Kashmir, a group of Kashmiris living in the United Kingdom gathered outside the Edgbaston cricket stadium on Sunday morning ahead of the ICC Champion’s Trophy match between India and Pakistan. Videos and photos of the demonstration went viral on social media in Kashmir. The […]

Modi govt will resolve Kashmir issue: Rajnath

Modi govt will resolve Kashmir issue: Rajnath

Srinagar: Narendra Modi led government in India will find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue, Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, said during an interview with the Delhi based India Today TV channel on Sunday. Singh said even as the government cannot provide a definite time frame on the Kashmir issue, a problem that has […]

Muftis brought nothing but misery to Kashmir: NC

Muftis brought nothing but misery to Kashmir: NC

Srinagar: Former CM and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that Mehbooba Mufti’s government had brought nothing but misery to Kashmir. Addressing a joint convention of NC and Congress workers at the NC’s head office in Pulwama, Omar said that the NC and Congress had come together only to thwart the nefarious […]

UJC warns gunmen praising Pak Taliban

UJC warns gunmen praising Pak Taliban

Srinagar: The United Jihad Council, the Muzaffarabad-based organisation of militant outfits, on Saturday said those making anti-Pakistan remarks and praising Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan show “whose agenda they are implementing”. UJC’s strong words were address to a group of ‘unidentified gunmen’ who recently appeared at the grave of a militant in Kareemabad village of Pulwama district and […]

KEG ends boycott of police after DGP regrets assault on AFP photojournalist

KEG ends boycott of police after DGP regrets assault on AFP photojournalist

JAMMU: Director General Police SP Vaid has regretted the assault on AFP photojournalist Tauseef Mustafa by a police officer last Thursday and hoped that such “isolated instances” will not come in the way of a “synergised approach of law enforcing agency and the media”, an official spokesman said on Tuesday. Vaid said the media and […]

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