Son in Tihar since 2010, father dies waiting for his glimpse

Son in Tihar since 2010, father dies waiting for his glimpse

Sopore: The eyes of Abdul Khaliq Lillo, 80, closed for ever on Thursday without being able to have a last glimpse of his son Ghulam Geelani Lillo, who is in Tihar Jail in Delhi for the past seven years. Ghulam Geelani Lillo was arrested on January 19, 2010, from Narbal area of Srinagar in a […]

Minor hit by passenger vehicle, succumbs

Minor hit by passenger vehicle, succumbs

Baramulla: A five-year-old girl lost her life in an accident at Mirangund Nowpora in Baramulla district Baramulla Saturday morning. The girl Ws identified as Furqaan Sajad Ganie, daughter of Sajad Ahmad Ganie from Miranqund Nowpora. Reports said that a speedy passenger vehicle hit the minor, injuring her seriously. She was rushed to district hospital Baramulla […]

Use of human shield not new in Kashmir

Use of human shield not new in Kashmir

Sopore: Three civilians in Sopore town were used as human shield by the army in Hatishah locality in 1994, when the insurgency in Kashmir was at its peak. Ghulam Mohiuddin Shah, Farooq Ahmad Dar and Abdul Hameed Dhobi were put in front of army soldiers during a gunfight with militants and were later shot from […]

Five shops gutted in Sopore

Five shops gutted in Sopore

Sopore: Five shops were damaged in a massive fire that engulfed a market place in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Monday morning. Three shops perished completely while two others were partially damaged in the incident at Teliyan Mohalla, Arampora area. Locals said that the devastating fire broke out at around 3:30 am and resulted into […]

Granted bail but still in jail, 70-year-old booked under PSA

Granted bail but still in jail, 70-year-old booked under PSA

Sopore: Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori, 70 years old, is imprisoned in Kot Balwal Jail in Jammu for the past one month under the Public Safety Act (PSA), despite the court giving him bail in March in all the cases slapped against him. The police have arrested him under two of the same sections and have […]

Awoora market gutted in massive fire at night

Awoora market gutted in massive fire at night

Kupwara: At least 45 shops, of which 18 were not in use, a bank, and three residential houses were destroyed in a massive fire in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district late Monday night. The devastating fire started about 10:35pm and in a few hours gutted almost the entire Awoora market. The firefighting efforts of locals and […]

4 kids suffer burns from unexploded teargas shell

4 kids suffer burns from unexploded teargas shell

Sopore: Serious burn injuries were caused to four children in Sopore on Friday when they picked up an unexploded teargas shell. The teargas shells were fired by government forces during clashes with local youth near the Jamia Masjid after Friday congregational prayers. “Children pick up the unexploded shells knowing not they are dangerous. During clashes […]

Jailed Sopore man misses surgery

Jailed Sopore man misses surgery

Sopore: Lateef Ahmad Kaloo, 45, missed his prostate surgery scheduled at SKIMS on Saturday as he continues to be imprisoned under PSA (Public Safety Act) in Kot Balwal jail in Jammu. A previous PSA case against him was quashed in December but he was arrested again on March 18, even though the police were well […]

Car lifter nabbed by Sopore police

Car lifter nabbed by Sopore police

SOPORE: Police has recovered a car stolen from  Badamibagh Sopore nad arrested the suspected car lifter. Police sources said that  one Aashiq Hussain Ganie resident of Badambagh of Sopore town  lodged a complaint in police station Sopore about the car theft some days back. The Maruti  car (JK01H 4001) stolen from Noorbagh area of Sopore […]

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