Doctors’ overstay at Anantnag hospital mars smooth functioning

Doctors’ overstay at Anantnag hospital mars smooth functioning

Anantnag: The functioning of district hospital remains below par in Anantnag town due to overstay of several influential doctors who have continuously averted their transfers. The practice has led to flourishing of private practice and thriving nexus between doctors and pharmaceutical companies. The transfer policy of the Health department clearly states that a doctor should […]

Adil gets hero’s farewell in Tral

Adil gets hero’s farewell in Tral

Anantnag: Amid a complete shutdown and restrictions on civilian movement, thousands of people on Tuesday attended the funeral prayers of slain Hizbul Mujahideen militant Adil Hamid Chopan in his native village in Tral area of south Kashmir. A gun salute was also offered by militants who appeared at the funeral procession. Adil was killed during […]

More families appeal to sons to return

More families appeal to sons to return

Anantnag: Encouraged by the return of Anantnag footballer Majid Khan and another Kulgam youth after appeals from their families to shun militancy and come back home, at least four families in different areas of south Kashmir have appealed to their sons to return home. Police have also been playing their part, saying that youths who […]

Hizb militant killed in Tral

Hizb militant killed in Tral

Anantnag: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed on Monday during a brief exchange of fire between government forces and militants in Seer village of Tral in Pulwama. The slain militant has been identified as Adil Ahmad Chopan, a resident of Laraw Jageer village in Tral. Chopan had survived this year’s May 20 encounter in which […]

Another militant returns home in south Kashmir: police

Another militant returns home in south Kashmir: police

Anantnag: Police claimed on Monday that one more militant from south Kashmir has laid down arms and returned to his family, without revealing further details regarding the “surrender” or the identity of the “militant”. “Responding to the appeal of parents, one more youth who had joined militants has returned home in south Kashmir,” the J&K […]

Majid ‘might’ accept Bhutia’s offer: Father

Majid ‘might’ accept Bhutia’s offer: Father

Anantnag: The father of footballer Majid Khan who returned home from militant ranks has said that his son’s unflinching love for football might force him to accept the ‘coaching’ offer from former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia. Bhutia had today taken to Twitter to offer Majid coaching classes at his football academy. He expressed concern […]

Fear of ‘social stigma’ keeping militants from shunning violence: CM

Fear of ‘social stigma’ keeping militants from shunning violence: CM

Anantnag: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday that there was a social stigma attached to militants who had “surrendered”, which was preventing most of the active militants from returning home even though they realised fully well the “futility of senseless violence”. “I understand the predicament of young boys who have strayed into militancy. Most […]

Kulgam operation in ‘concluding stages’ on Day 3

Kulgam operation in ‘concluding stages’ on Day 3

Kulgam: The hunt for militants in forest areas near Haalan-Kond village of Qazigund, in Kulgam district, continued for the third straight day on Thursday, though no contact had been established with militants for more than 24 hours by the evening. “It’s in the concluding stages. But yes, it’s yet to be declared over officially,” a […]

Two militants arrested in Kulgam operation of 35 hours and counting

Two militants arrested in Kulgam operation of 35 hours and counting

Anantnag: Two militants, one of them with bullet injuries, have been arrested during an ongoing operation in the forest area of Haalan-Kond village in Qazigund, in Kulgam district. The operation has been going on since Tuesday morning, when a militant and an army soldier were killed in an exchange of gunfire. Another exchange of gunfire […]

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