5 militants have joined Zakir Musa so far: DGP

5 militants have joined Zakir Musa so far: DGP

Srinagar: Estranged Hizbul Mujahideen militant Zakir Musa, who Al Qaeda recently claimed to have joined them, seems to be having trouble in finding recruits in Kashmir. The state’s top police officer estimates that only five militants have joined him. Musa’s pictures were shared on social media after Al-Qaeda named him as head of new cell, […]

Kashmir slowly limping back to normalcy: DG Police

Kashmir slowly limping back to normalcy: DG Police

Srinagar: Police on Friday said that the situation in Kashmir was slowly limping back to normalcy. “You can see the change in the Kashmir situation as it is slowly limping back to normalcy,” director general of police Shesh Paul Vaid told media in Srinagar. Vaid, while addressing a press conference, was reacting to the question […]

Hospital full of problems: Director SKIMS

Hospital full of problems: Director SKIMS

Srinagar: Director Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) hospital, Soura, Dr AG Ahangar said on Thursday that the institution was “full of problems”. He said that the workload had increased with the growth in population as the hospital receives lakhs of patients yearly. Speaking as chief guest at the CRPF-organised blood donation camp function in […]

Elderly Bijbehara man succumbs to bullet injury

Elderly Bijbehara man succumbs to bullet injury

Srinagar: The 60-year-old meat vendor who was hit by a bullet when army soldiers fired at a crowd in Bijbehara town on Monday afternoon, succumbed to his injury at SKIMS hospital in Srinagar on Tuesday. Mohammad Abdullah Ganai of Hussainpora village in Arwini area of Bijbehara was injured after army soldiers opened fire at a […]

Geelani completes 7 years ‘illegal’ house detention

Geelani completes 7 years ‘illegal’ house detention

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani has completed seven years of house detention on Friday, Hurriyat spokesperson told Kashmir Reader. The amalgam’s spokesperson Ayaz Akbar said that Geelani has been deprived of religious, political and social rights by ‘jailing’ him at his home. “During these seven years of unofficial and illegal detention, he was […]

Police make contradictory claims on slain Hizb militant Sajad Gilkar

Police make contradictory claims on slain Hizb militant Sajad Gilkar

Srinagar: Was slain Srinagar militant Sajad Gilkar involved in militant activities before becoming a militant? That is what police apparently claimed. In a statement issued after his killing along with two other militants in Redbug Budgam, police said that Sajad Gilkar “played key role in the murder of Dy SP Mohammad Ayoub Pandith of security […]

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