Militants attack Army patrol in Tral

Militants attack Army patrol in Tral

Srinagar: An anti-militant operation was launched in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district after militants attacked an Army patrol party Friday evening, sources said. Government forces cordoned off the area around Saimooh village in Pulwama’s Tral area and search operations are currently underway, they said. Local sources told Kashmir Reader that they heard few fire shots after […]

Ban on social media in Kashmir lifted

Ban on social media in Kashmir lifted

Srinagar: A month long ban on social media in Kashmir was lifted Friday evening, sources said. Principal Secretary, Home Department, R K Goyal, confirmed the revoking of the ban. On April 26, the government had banned almost all social networking sites and applications including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter in Kashmir on the ground that “these […]

Mirwaiz appeals UN, UNHRC, ICJ to come to Kashmiris rescue

Mirwaiz appeals UN, UNHRC, ICJ to come to Kashmiris rescue

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday made a fervent appeal to the United Nations, UNHRC, ICJ, and international human rights bodies to take strong note and play their role in preventing “Indian military from committing heinous war crimes against Kashmiri civilians” especially in the backdrop of Govt of India and its Army chief […]

3 drug peddlers held in Central Kashmir: Police

3 drug peddlers held in Central Kashmir: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered over half a kilogram of contraband substance from their possession in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar and Budgam District, police said on Friday. A police party of police Station Lalbazar apprehended two drug peddler identified as Nazir Ahmad Khan resident of Bomie Sopore and Meharaj-u-Din […]

Taliban attack on Afghan base kills at least 15 soldiers

Taliban attack on Afghan base kills at least 15 soldiers

Srinagar: At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defence ministry said Friday, in the second such assault this week. The attack in Shah Wali Kot district late yesterday came just three days after 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban militants […]

Presidential candidate must be secular, acceptable to all: Mamata

Presidential candidate must be secular, acceptable to all: Mamata

Srinagar: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stressed that the Presidential candidate must be acceptable to all and he/she should be a secular person. Soon after the meeting with the Opposition leaders in New Delhi, she said, “No names were discussed on Presidential candidate. Hopefully, we will be able to announce it soon.” […]

94% doctors don’t know their emblem: DAK

94% doctors don’t know their emblem: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Friday said that most of the doctors do not know the real symbol of medicine. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that doctors are unaware of their emblem and use false symbol of medicine. An Indian study published in the “Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research”, […]

Eleven class Student drowns in Sopore stream

Eleven class Student drowns in Sopore stream

Srinagar: A young students was drowned in a nallah in north Kashmir’s Sopore area on Friday. The youth was identified as Faiz Ahmad Sheikh, son of Fayaz Ahmad, resident of Krankshivan colony Sopore in Baramulla district. Faiz is class eleven student, and he was drowned in Ningli stream while taking bath in Panzipora Tarzoo, local […]

Pak BAT attack foiled in Uri, two militants killed: Army

Pak BAT attack foiled in Uri, two militants killed: Army

Srinagar: The army Friday claimed its troops foiled an attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) on a patrol party along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Kashmir, killing two militants. “Alert troops foiled a BAT attack on our patrol party in Uri sector today. Two BAT terrorists were killed in the operation,” […]

Pak national living with Indian identity held in Haryana

Pak national living with Indian identity held in Haryana

Jhajjar (Haryana): A Pakistani national has been detained for staying in a temple in Haryana under a fake identity. An Aadhaar card and a PAN card issued in his name, and a Pakistani passport have been seized from him. As per the passport, his name is Raja and he is a resident of Hindu Colony, […]

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