Stray dog injures 21 people in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Kulgam: At least twenty one people were injured on Friday after bitten by a stray dog in this south Kashmir Township. A mad dog went on rampage this afternoon in main town here attacking and injuring at least twenty one people, official sources told Kashmir Reader. All the injured were removed to the Kulgam district […]

South Kashmir: Militants free two abducted kin of policemen

Anantnag: Militants have released two of the ten abducted people, picked up from different parts of south Kashmir on Thursday evening. Both the released belong to Kulgam district of south Kashmir, one brother of a Dy SP and another son of an ASI, officials told Kashmir Reader. The released men have been identified as Gowhar […]

‘Friendly fire’ injures three soldiers in north Kashmir’s Bandipora

Bandipora: Three soldiers were injured in an accidental exchange of gunfire during a cordon and search operation (CASO) in a forest area of this north Kashmir district. Army sources told Kashmir Reader that three soldiers sustained minor injuries when two search parties mistakenly opened fire at each other at Dani Behak forests of Chandaji here. […]

Shape up or we’ll quit, Trump tells WTO

Shape up or we’ll quit, Trump tells WTO

Washington: President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organisation if it does not “shape up.” His remarks, made in an interview with Bloomberg News on Thursday, were the latest in a series of attacks on institutions of the global order that the US helped to build after […]

CASO sparks off violent protest in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Pulwama: Clashes have erupted in Arigam village of this south Kashmir district after government forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) this afternoon. Scores of people, mostly youth hit the streets in Adde-Mohalla of Arigam here and staged a protest this afternoon when special operations group (SOG) of police and army’s 44 RR laid […]

Govt to inspect IHHL units constructed under Swachh Bharat in Reasi

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government will soon conduct the physical verification of Individual Household Latrines (IHHL) constructed under the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ in Reasi district. Various committees have been formed by Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Ramesh Chander to conduct the verification, an official spokesman said today. The ADDC has instructed the committees to […]

RTO Kathua starts postal delivery of registration certificates

Jammu: The Regional Transport Office (RTO) has started postal delivery of registration certificates of vehicles in Kathua district, an official said today. District Development Commissioner Rohit Khajuria handed over a parcel of 127 registration certificates to the Postal Department here. He said the objective of this service was to save time of the applicants as […]

Hizb commander Riyaz Naikoo’s father released

Srinagar: Police have released father of prominent Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Ahmad Naikoo, two days after he was picked up from his home in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Asadullah Naikoo, father of Hizbul Mujahideen’s Chief of Operations in Kashmir, Riyaz Naikoo was released by police from their custody this morning, official sources […]

Mirwaiz slams govt over Jamia lockdown

Mirwaiz slams govt over Jamia lockdown

Srinagar: Senior resistance leader Dr Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday slammed state government for locking down the historic Jamia Masjid on the eleventh Friday for prayers. “11th Friday’s so far this year of lockdown of #JamaMasjid by imposing curfew & restrictions barring Muslims from offering Juma prayers there! These repressive measures will only strengthen our […]

ED grills Chidambaram again in Aircel-Maxis PMLA case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today questioned former finance minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case for the fourth time, officials said. Chidambaram arrived at the agency’s office here early in the day, they said, adding that his statement will be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). This is […]