Kashmir: Pulwama remains shut on fourth day against killings

Pulwama: For the fourth consecutive day, a complete shutdown is being observed in several parts of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday against the killing of three persons including two civilians and LeT militant on Sunday. The two civilians Mir Asif Farooq alias Danish and Shaista Hamid were killed after government forces opened fire on […]

Pulwama remains shut on third day over civilian killings

Pulwama remains shut on third day over civilian killings

PULWAMA: A complete shutdown was observed in Pulwama and adjoining townships for the third consecutive day on Wednesday against the killing of a LeT militant and two civilians by government forces on Sunday. Danish Farooq Mir , an engineering student and Shaista Hamid, a postgraduate student, were killed after government forces opened fire on people […]

Kashmir: Pulwama shuts on civilian killings

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in main town Pulwama and its adjoining areas including Kakapora, Lelhar, Ratnipora and Pampore areas for the second day on Tuesday against the killing of two civilians including a young woman on Sunday. A Lashkar-e-Toiba militant, Adil Ahmad Wagay of Banderpora, was also killed in a brief gunfight […]

Pampore drunkards judicial remand extended till Feb 18

PAMPORE: A magistrate on Monday has extended the judicial remand of three drunkards by three days who had been arrested by police last week. The trio has been sent to central jail Srinagar. Earlier Pampore police had  registered a case against the three persons who had been found intoxicated and creating annoyance on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Littarbal Pampore. SHO Pampore Manzoor Ahmad Beigh told […]

2 held with adulterated saffron

Pampore: Police has seized about 1 kg of adulterated saffron and arrested two persons at Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, a police official said. “Two persons identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Rasool Dar and Showket Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohd Dar residents of Befina Pampore were arrested with I kg […]

Pulwama Killings: Thousands attend funeral for slain civilians

Pulwama: Thousands attend funeral prayers for two civilians who were killed in police firing on Sunday amid anti-India slogans in their native villages. In two separate funerals held at Ratnipura and Lelhar on Sunday evening, huge number of people from local and adjacent villages attended the funeral prayers and bid farewell to the duo. Two […]

Militant killed in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: A militant was killed in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday during a gunfight. A Police official said an ongoing encounter, a local militant was killed identifying him as Adil Ahmad of Kakapora, Pulwama. Police and Special Operations Group cordoned the area after receiving a tip off about the presence of militants in Khanday […]

6 killed in Banihal accident

6 killed in Banihal accident

Banihal: Six people died while nine others were injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Banihal on Saturday, police said. An official told Kashmir Reader that the accident happened when a tipper carrying labourers met plunged into a gorge about 9 kms from Banihal. “The vehicle rolled down into a 350-ft deep gorge,” […]

Snowfall

Snowfall

Commuters push a car trapped in snow at Heerpora along Mugal Road in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday