Killing of DySP murder of trust: Mehbooba

Killing of DySP murder of trust: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Friday termed DySP Mohammad Ayub Pandit’s killing as “murder of trust”. Deputy Superintendent Pandit was beaten to death outside Jamia Masjid Srinagar on Thursday night. “The murder is actually a murder of trust. The officer had allowed his guards to go home,” Mehbooba reportedly said while paying tributes to late […]

Female dead body recovered in Bandipora

Female dead body recovered in Bandipora

Gowhar Maqbool Hajin: Police on Friday recovered dead body of a lady from river Jhelum in Paribal area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The dead body was later identified as Mudassira Javeed (35) D/o Javeed Ahmad Bangari resident of Illahi Bagh Srinagar, Police said. The body was later handed over to her family […]

Pak sends back JK cop who had crossed over 3 years back

Pak sends back JK cop who had crossed over 3 years back

Jammu: A policeman of Jammu and Kashmir, who had inadvertently crossed over to Pakistan three years back, was Friday sent back home. Constable Sohan Lal was handed over to the BSF by the Pakistan Rangers at the Wagah border in Punjab, BSF DIG Dharminder Pareek said. “Following the persistent efforts by Jammu Frontier of BSF […]

South Kashmir parts shut to mourn fresh killings

South Kashmir parts shut to mourn fresh killings

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in several areas of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday to mourn the death of three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and a civilian who were killed at hands of forces on Thursday. The three militants were killed during a gunfight while as the civilian, Tauseef Ahmad Wani was fired upon […]

Curbs in Kashmir parts to foil protests

Curbs in Kashmir parts to foil protests

Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in some areas in Srinagar on Friday to foil protests called by pro-freedom leaders in the Valley. “Restrictions under Section 144 have been imposed to maintain law and order in areas falling under the jurisdiction of Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj, Safakadal and Maisuma police stations,” a senior police officer said. Under […]

DySP was beaten to death in Nowhatta: Police

DySP was beaten to death in Nowhatta: Police

Srinagar: Police on Friday identified the officer who opened fire on people at Nowhatta and was later beaten to death by a group of people outside Jamia Masjid, Srinagar during the night. “Another police officer sacrificed his life in line of duty,” a Police statement said adding “DySP Mohammad Ayub Pandith of Security was attacked […]

Handawara man suffers cardiac arrest at Hazratbal shrine, dies

Handawara man suffers cardiac arrest at Hazratbal shrine, dies

Srinagar: One person from Handwara namely Ghulam Mohammad Ganaie died of cardiac arrest just before Witr Nimaz at around 12:30 am at Hazratbal shrine, reports said. He was immediately moved in an ambulance stationed at the shrine to Rainawari hospital however he passed away. The deceased according to sources was later sent to Puhru Handwara, […]

Alleged force’s man lynched to death after he opens fire in Srinagar

Alleged force’s man lynched to death after he opens fire in Srinagar

Srinagar: An alleged force’s personnel was lynched to death by a group of people after he was spotted outside Jamia Masjid, Nowhatta area of Old City in Srinagar on Thursday night. Reports and eyewitnesses said that a group of youth caught hold the alleged forces personnel in civvies outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta and thrashed […]

Forces lay siege of Budgam village

Forces lay siege of Budgam village

Ishfaq Reshi Budgam: Government forces on Thursday cordoned off a village in Khag area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district allegedly after the movement of suspected militants. Sources said that forces cordoned off Habber village following inputs about the presence of militants. They said that huge deployment of forces was made in and around the village. […]