Explosion in Pulwama, man injured

Explosion in Pulwama, man injured

Srinagar: A man was injured Wednesday in an explosion in Pulwama district of Kashmir, police said. Ghulam Mohi ul din (45) found some unknown explosive by the roadside at Dalipora in Pulwama district and started fiddling with it, a police official told PTI. He said an explosion took place in which Shah was injured. He […]

Joint resistance slams authorities

Joint resistance slams authorities

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Tuesday criticised the authorities for not allowing people to reach Tral to pay tributes to the slain militants there. In a statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik castigated the state administration for imposing curfew and arresting  resistance leaders. “The restrictions, crackdown […]

Govt shuts schools, colleges in Valley

Govt shuts schools, colleges in Valley

SRINAGAR:  Anticipating protests, the government on Tuesday shut down higher secondary schools and colleges in the Valley on Wednesday. The district magistrate Pulwama said that schools and colleges would remain closed on Wednesday and Thursday in the district.  Similarly, the schools and colleges have been closed in Srinagar, Sopore, Anantnag, Budgam, Shopian, Ganderbal and Kupwara  […]

‘BJP has no idea of how to rule Kashmir’

‘BJP has no idea of how to rule Kashmir’

Srinagar: Could it be the lack of ruling experience that is behind the BJP’s bungling of Kashmir? The contradictory statements made by its ministers do suggest that the party is yet to make head or tail of the situation it confronts in Kashmir. On Tuesday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu insisted that the “problem […]

Stark pictures of the ground reality in Kashmir

Stark pictures of the ground reality in Kashmir

Khursheed Ahmad    Rathsun/Saimoh (Tral): For the third consecutive day on Tuesday, thousands of people arrived at the adjacent villages of Rathsun and Saimoh in Tral to visit the home of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, and the encounter site where he was killed more than two years after he snatched a gun […]

2 maternity hospitals to be functional within a year, CM told

2 maternity hospitals to be functional within a year, CM told

SRINAGAR: Two maternity hospitals, one each in Srinagar and Jammu, would be ready for functioning within a year, while the work on three Medical colleges of Anantnag, Baramulla and Rajouri is expected to be completed in two years. This was disclosed in a high-level review meeting chaired by chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday. A […]

Faizan may be the youngest militant to have died in Kashmir

Faizan may be the youngest militant to have died in Kashmir

TRAL: Less than three months ago, on March 4, a boy snatched the rifle of a paramilitary trooper and ran away with it in Tral area of south Kashmir. Later that evening, Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat returned home from work and was told that his son Faizan, a Class 10 student, had run away with the […]