Police identify slain persons of Baramulla

Police identify slain persons of Baramulla

Srinagar: Police on Monday identified the three persons killed by gunmen in north Kashmir’s Baramulla. Police said that the slain include Asif Ahmad Sheikh, Haseeb Ahmad Khan and Mohammad Asgar, all residents of Kakar Hamam Baramulla. Police added that the three were killed by militants.

Restrictions in Srinagar areas tomorrow

Srinagar: Srinagar administration has decided to impose restrictions under Section 144 CrPC in 7 police station areas of Srinagar tomorrow, the 1st of May 2018. The areas where restrictions will be imposed include Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, and partial in Maisuma and Kralkhud. Pertinently, resistance leadership has called for a shutdown on […]

Three civilians killed in Baramulla: Police

Three civilians killed in Baramulla: Police

Srinagar: Gunmen killed three civilians in North Kashmir’s Baramulla, police said Monday evening. Locals said that they heard dozens of gunshots in Khanpora area of Baramulla. Police said that they were collecting details of the incident.

All KU exams scheduled on May 1 postponed

Srinagar: In view of concerns expressed by students, all Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on May 1, 2018 (Tuesday) are postponed, a University statement said on Monday. Fresh dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately, later, the statement said.

Kavinder, who joined RSS at age of 13, is J&K Dy CM

Kavinder, who joined RSS at age of 13, is J&K Dy CM

Jammu: Fifty-eight-year old Kavinder Gupta, who will take charge as deputy chief minister in Jammu and Kashmir’s Mehbooba Mufti government, first stepped into an RSS ‘shakha’ when in his early teens and for decades has been an active political worker, who even spent 13 months in jail during the emergency. Dressed in kurta-pyjama and an […]

Pak-origin MP appointed new UK home secretary

London: Pakistani-origin MP Sajid Javid was today appointed as Britain’s new Home Secretary, hours after his predecessor Amber Rudd resigned after admitting that she had “inadvertently misled” Parliament over the existence of deportation targets for immigrants. Javid, the son of a Pakistani bus driver whose family migrated to Britain in the 1960s, was promoted from […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Tuesday

JRL calls for shutdown on Tuesday

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Monday called for complete shutdown on Tuesday, April 1. “While strongly condemning the killing of a student Shahid Ashraf Dar and two youth Sameer Ahmad and Aqib Wani by Indian armed forces and injuring more than 50 innocent […]

Drubgam gunfight: Sameer Tiger, another Hizb commander killed

Drubgam gunfight: Sameer Tiger, another Hizb commander killed

Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen commanders, Sameer Tiger and Aqib Khan have been killed in Drubgam gunfight, sources said. They said that Sameer, a resident of Drubgam and Aqib a resident of Rajpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district were well known faces of Hizbul Mujahideen. The encounter had started after forces cordoned off Drubgam village […]

‘Black Cat’ commandos set to be deployed in Kashmir

‘Black Cat’ commandos set to be deployed in Kashmir

New Delhi: ‘Black Cat’ commandos of the elite counter-insurgency force NSG are set to be deployed soon in Jammu and Kashmir to help government forces in dealing with encounters and hostage-like situations, officials said today. The Ministry of Home Affairs is examining a proposal to deploy a contingent of the National Security Guard (NSG) commandos […]

Drubgam gunfight: Teenager killed in clashes

Drubgam gunfight: Teenager killed in clashes

Srinagar: A teenager was killed after government forces opened fire on stone pelting protesters near the gunfight site at Drubgam in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Shahid Ahmad, a resident of Arihal village was hit by a bullet fired by forces during clashes and was rushed to district hospital Pulwama, were doctors declared him […]

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