Three killed in Kabul suicide attack

Three killed in Kabul suicide attack

Kabul: A suicide attacker on a motorcycle blew himself up near Afghanistan’s spy agency today, killing at least three civilians, officials said, in the latest violence in the heart of the Afghan capital. “We have three martyred and six wounded, all civilians,” Kabul police chief Dawood Amin told AFP. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed […]

Drubgam gunfight: Clashes erupt near encounter site

Drubgam gunfight: Clashes erupt near encounter site

Srinagar: Intense clashes erupted between government forces and protesters in Drubgam village of Pulwama on Monday. Earlier a gunfight raged between militants and forces in the village after a search operation was launched in the area. Sources said that during initial exchange of fire between militants and forces, scores of youth took to streets and […]

Gunfight rages in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Gunfight rages in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: A gunfight between militants and government forces raged in Drubgam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Police said that forces established contact with hiding militants during search operation in Drubgam, resulting in the exchange of fire. SSP Pulwama, Mohammad Aslam Chaudhary confirmed to Kashmir Reader that gunfight has started in Drubgam area.

Shots fired at army patrol in Shopian

Shots fired at army patrol in Shopian

SHOPIAN: Suspected militants attacked an army patrol near Malikgund bus stop on the Shopian-Zainapora road, some seven kilometers from district headquarters Shopian, at about 11am Sunday. Malikgund is an area of apple orchards and is connected to a large mountain pass. The gunshots created panic in the area as majority of the people were working […]

Shopian shuts for third day after clashes late on Saturday

Shopian shuts for third day after clashes late on Saturday

SHOPIAN: A complete shutdown was observed in Shopian district for the third straight day on Sunday to mourn the killing of a local youth who was killed in a suspected militant attack in Lazibal area of Anantnag on Thursday. The slain youth, Shafaaq, was a college student who helped his father in selling clothes on […]

BJP activist shot at in Srinagar

BJP activist shot at in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: A 30-year-old man was injured after fired upon by unknown gunmen in Allochi Bagh area here on Sunday evening. A local news agency GNS quoted official sources as saying that the gunmen fired upon Zubair Majeed Parray (30) son of Abdul Majeed Parray at around 8:35 pm. Zubair was shot from close range at […]

‘Much-awaited cabinet reshuffle today’

‘Much-awaited cabinet reshuffle today’

JAMMU: All arrangements have been put in place for the much-awaited reshuffle in the Mehbooba Mufti led Jammu and Kashmir government which would take place here today with the BJP expected to bring in some new faces. Governor N N Vohra will administer the oath of office and secrecy to those being inducted into the […]

Same old trouble of army movement on new stretch of highway

Same old trouble of army movement on new stretch of highway

Anantnag: The new Srinagar-Qazigund stretch of the national highway has provided commuters no respite from the enforced traffic halts and rebukes by army soldiers, whenever there is any kind of army movement on the road. As per local sources, the army has continued with its practice of halting traffic during convoy movements – despite a […]

24 bail applications of ‘drug peddlers’ rejected this month

24 bail applications of ‘drug peddlers’ rejected this month

SRINAGAR: In the span of the last one month, a trial court in Srinagar has rejected 24 bail applications of drug peddlers. While rejecting the bail applications, the court held that “the right of liberty of an individual needs to be balanced against the interest of whole society”. In a detailed order, the court of […]