Shutdown in parts of south Kashmir’s Pulwama against militant killings

Shutdown in parts of south Kashmir’s Pulwama against militant killings

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in parts of southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday against the killing of two local Hizb militants including a district commander. Two Hizb militants Adnan Ahmad Lone alias Uqaab son of Ghulam Mohammad Lone, a resident of Braw Bandina, Awantipora and Adil Bilal Bhat alias Umair Al Hizbi […]

Northern army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir

Northern army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Army’s Northern Command chief Lt Gen Ranbir Singh reviewed the security situation in Kashmir and was briefed about the recent anti-militancy operations in the valley, a defence spokesman said Friday. The Northern Army Commander arrived in Kashmir Valley on Thursday to review the prevailing security situation, the spokesman said. “Accompanied by the Chinar Corps […]

Sopore town in north Kashmir shuts against local militant’s killing

Sopore town in north Kashmir shuts against local militant’s killing

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday against the killing of a local militant in a gunfight with government forces in Chattergam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam, district. Identified as Mehraj-ud-Din Khan, the slain was killed along with top LeT commander Naveed Jatt Wednesday morning. Witnesses […]

Rupee rises 21 paise to 3-month high of 69.64 against US dollar

Rupee rises 21 paise to 3-month high of 69.64 against US dollar

Mumbai:  Rising for the fourth straight day, the rupee climbed 21 paise to a three month high of 69.64 against the US dollar in early trade Friday, amid weakness in the greenback against some currencies overseas and a higher opening of domestic equities. Forex traders said, increased selling of the American currency by exporters and […]

Militant killings: Classwork remains suspended at IUST, exams postponed

Militant killings: Classwork remains suspended at IUST, exams postponed

Srinagar: The class work remained suspended in the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora for the second consecutive day on Friday following the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants in an encounter by government forces in Khrew in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. “All examinations which were scheduled to be held today have been […]

Train services resume across Kashmir after remaining suspended for two consecutive days

Train services resume across Kashmir after remaining suspended for two consecutive days

Srinagar: Train services resumed Friday across Kashmir after remaining suspended for two days as a precautionary measure. An official said that the trains shall chug normally today following a fresh advisory from police last night. He said train service was resumed this morning on Badgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir to Banihal in Jammu region after remaining […]

Cold wave continues across Kashmir, Kargil coldest at minus 7.6 Degrees Celsius

Cold wave continues across Kashmir, Kargil coldest at minus 7.6 Degrees Celsius

Srinagar: Kashmir valley Friday recorded minimum temperatures below freezing point while the cold wave continued unabated in the Ladakh region. The MeT department officials said that similar weather conditions are likely to continue for another five to six days. They said that Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar recorded minus 0.9 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 0.6 and Gulmarg […]