Authorities impose restrictions in Old City on Ashura, traffic advisory issued

Srinagar: Authorities on Thursday decided to impose restrictions in Old City of Srinagar on Friday to prevent the traditional Ashura procession. Restrictions under Section 144 CrPc will remain imposed tomorrow in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of Police Stations Nowhatta, Khanyar, Safa Kadal and Rainawari of Srinagar, to prevent the Ashura procession, official sources […]

Vigilance books ex-special secretary for corruption

Srinagar: The Vigilance Organization on Thursday booked a senior officer for making illegal promotions in animal and husbandry department. Mohammad Sultan Koka, the then Special Secretary to Government Animal/Sheep Husbandry Department was booked today by the VOK after conducting a verification that found the officer under a well knit conspiracy abused his official position and […]

DPN announces boycott of municipal, local body polls

DPN announces boycott of municipal, local body polls

Srinagar: The Democratic Party Nationalist (DPN) on Thursday announced to boycott the upcoming municipal and local body elections in the state over the issue of Article-35A. The decision in this regard was taken by the party patron, Ghulam Hassan Mir after chairing meet of the executive body here in which the present scenario in the […]

Kashmir police issues traffic advisory after curbs create chaos

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday issued traffic advisory after the curbs imposed to scuttle the traditional 8th Muharram procession led to chaos and outrage in this capital city. In a statement issued here, a police spokesman issued travel advisory for the commuters for ‘maintaining peace’ in the city. The spokesman said that in view of the […]

Curbs imposed in Kashmir capital to prevent Muharram procession

Curbs imposed in Kashmir capital to prevent Muharram procession

Srinagar: The district authorities on Wednesday imposed restrictions in parts of this capital city to foil the traditional 8th Muharram procession from Shaheed Gunj area of the city Curbs were imposed under section 144 Cr PC in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of Police Stations Shaheed Gunj, Batmaloo, Sher Gari, Karan Nagar, Kothibagh, Maisuma, […]

3 Panchayat houses set ablaze in south Kashmir’s Shopian, Pulwama

Srinagar: Unidentified persons on Monday night set on fire three Panchayat houses in twin districts of Pulwama and Shopian in south Kashmir. Unknown men tried to torch a Panchayat Ghar in Nazneenpora village of Shopian district, a police spokesperson told Kashmir Reader. The building suffered minor damages in the fire. The spokesman said that due […]

Kashmir observes shutdown on JRL call

Kashmir observes shutdown on JRL call

Srinagar: Normal life has come to a grinding halt across the Valley in response to the shutdown called by the joint resistance leadership (JRL) against turning the Valley, especially south Kashmir into a ‘battlefield’. Witnesses told Kashmir Reader that all shops, business establishments, schools and colleges, petrol pumps remained closed here in response to the […]

CCIK elects AM Shirazi as new president

CCIK elects AM Shirazi as new president

Srinagar: Associated chamber of Commerce and Industries Kashmir (CCIK) on Saturday, during its 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM), elected Ali Mohammad Shirazi as its new president. During the event that was held at Hotel Shahenshah Palace, the body elected office bearers and executive committee members for the year 2018-19. Bashir A Beigh was elected as […]

Ganderbal police claims arrest of militant, handler

Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a militant and an alleged handler in Ganderbal area of central Kashmir. Talha Umair alias Abu Hamza, who had joined militancy earlier this year, was detained from Sehpora area of Ganderbal with persistent efforts of District Police Ganderbal and his family, a police official said in a […]

Kashmir police arrests five gamblers from Khanyar

Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested five gamblers and recovered stake money of Rupees 12,820 from their possession. A police spokesperson told Kashmir Reader that a team headed by SHO Khanyar raided a gambling site near the shrine of Dastageer Sahib. “During the raid, five gamblers were arrested and stake money of Rupees […]

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