Pakistani militant apprehended in Magam: Army

Pakistani militant apprehended in Magam: Army

Srinagar: Army on Friday evening claimed the arresting of a Pakistani militant from Magam forests in north Kashmir’s Handwara area. “A Pakistani LeT terrorist was apprehended in a joint operation by army and JKP in Magam forests today,” defence PRO Col Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader.

Militants attack Egypt mosque kill 200 worshipers

Militants attack Egypt mosque kill 200 worshipers

Srinagar: At least 200 people have been killed and scores more injured in a devastating bomb and gun assault on a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai, the Guardian reported on Friday. As per the report the attack was one of the deadliest in the country in recent memory, marking a major escalation in Cairo’s battle […]

GoI representative Dineshwar Sharma begins second JK visit

GoI representative Dineshwar Sharma begins second JK visit

Srinagar: The representative of the Government of India (GoI) for J&K, Dineshwar Sharma on Friday started his four-day visit to the state. Sharma earlier this month visited the state for five days and met around 50 delegations in Jammu and Srinagar. “Mr Sharma during his stay at Jammu will meet different delegations,” sources said.

15 kg heroin worth Rs 24 lakh seized in Jammu

15 kg heroin worth Rs 24 lakh seized in Jammu

Jammu: Four people were arrested and over 15 kg of heroin and Rs 24 lakh cash was seized from them in Jammu city, a senior police officer said Friday. They were arrested during an anti-drugs operation yesterday. Rs 24,23,500 in cash and 15.3 kg of heroin was seized by a police team, Inspector General of […]

UP missionary school principal bars Muslim girl from wearing headscarf

UP missionary school principal bars Muslim girl from wearing headscarf

Barabanki (UP): A day after three Muslim clerics were beaten up in a moving train in Baghpat, principal of a missionary school here Friday asked a Muslim student to remove her headscarf or take admission in an Islamic institution. The incident was reported from Anand Bhavan School in Nagar Kotwali area, prompting the local authorities […]

Army resorts to aerial firing in Tral village

Army resorts to aerial firing in Tral village

Srinagar: Army on Friday resorted to aerial firing to disperse people who were protesting against the removal of banners of slain militant Adil Ahmad Chopan, a resident of Larav Jageer Tral. Local sources told Kashmir Reader that army restored to aerial firing after protesting people pelted stones ion them as they they tried to remove […]

50 kg of poppy seized in J-K’s Poonch district

50 kg of poppy seized in J-K’s Poonch district

Jammu: Two people were arrested and 50 kg of poppy was seized from them in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the police said Friday. They were arrested from the Behramgalla area on the Mughal Road last night. Police seized 100 packets of poppy, weighing around 50 kg, from their truck. They were going from Kashmir […]

Funeral prayers in absentia offered for militants in Pampore

Funeral prayers in absentia offered for militants in Pampore

Srinagar: The residents of Pampore on Friday offered funeral prayers in absentia for slain militants killed in recent times in Kashmir Valley. Witnesses told Kashmir Reader that scores of people gathered in the lawns of Khankah-e-Moula Pampore soon after the culmination of weekly congregational prayers and offered funeral prayers in absentia for the slain militants […]

Rajputs holds protest against ‘Padmavati’ in Jammu

Rajputs holds protest against ‘Padmavati’ in Jammu

Jammu: Rajput community members Friday held protests in Jammu city demanding a ban on the release of the film “Padmavati”, alleging that the makers have distorted historical facts. A large number of community members took out bike and foot rallies in Jammu city and held demonstrations against the film. The protesters carrying effigies of Bhansali […]

Motorcyclist dies in Pulwama road mishap

Motorcyclist dies in Pulwama road mishap

Pulwama: One person died on the spot after the motorcycle he was travelling on collided with a pole in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday. A police official told Kashmir Reader that the motorcycle collided with an electric pole near Tengpuna Pulwama on Pulwama Awantipora road killing Qayoom Ahmad Mir of Pathan, Pulwama on spot. […]

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