Non-locals start leaving Valley after spate of killings

Non-locals start leaving Valley after spate of killings

SRINAGAR: Scores of non-locals who are working in the Valley have started leaving for their respective destinations after the spate of killings targeting non-local labourers. Four non-locals were shot dead in separate attacks in the last two days since October 16. The attacks carried out by militants, according to police, have spurred fear among non-locals […]

Ghulam Mohammad and his daughters: A case study for bankers

Ghulam Mohammad and his daughters: A case study for bankers

SRINAGAR: A sizable number of rural households are in debt in Jammu and Kashmir to meet their expenses of life and business. And ironically, nearly 4 percent of them are those who have taken loans from commercial banks for solemnisation of marriages and ceremonies, a social activity. According to the National Statistical Survey (NSS), about […]

NC’s Abdul Rather’s son joins PC

NC’s Abdul Rather’s son joins PC

SRINAGAR: The son of veteran National Conference leader and former finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather on Saturday joined Sajad Gani Lone’s People Conference, a move that is set to create ripples in the NC after its key Jammu man joined BJP. Although businessman turned politician Hilal Rather, who has a tainted past, said that he […]

Orders issued for security of vulnerable persons in Kashmir

Orders issued for security of vulnerable persons in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: It has taken the killing of six civilians for the JK administration to finally take an initiative for the protection of people who could be soft targets for the groups who carry out deadly attacks against them. The directions in this regard were issued on October 9 by Divisional Commissioner PK Pole to all […]

Two top NC leaders Rana, Salathia quit party in Jammu

Two top NC leaders Rana, Salathia quit party in Jammu

Rana says committed to pursue Jammu declaration SRINAGAR: National Conference Received a major jolt in Jammu after its two top leaders including Devender Singh Rana and SS Slathia on Sunday resigned from the party. Rana had also interacted with the party president Farooq Abduallah last week in Srinagar. A close confidante and friend of former […]

Militants kill two teachers inside school in Srinagar

Militants kill two teachers inside school in Srinagar

Supinder Kour, Deepak Chand received gunshot injuries and succumbed SRINAGAR: A day after three civilians were shot dead, two more civilians were killed by unknown militants in Eidgah area of Srinagar on Thursday. The duo was attacked inside the school where they served as teachers, and one of them was the principal. It is the […]

Bafflement along with mourning at late Bindroo’s home

Bafflement along with mourning at late Bindroo’s home

SRINAGAR: Kashmir’s leading pharmacy owner ML Bindroo who was killed by militants a day ago was cremated on Wednesday in Srinagar. Throughout the day people visited the residence of Pandit ML Bindroo, the 68-year-old who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his shop. Among those who paid condolences were Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs. On the […]

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