Policeman killed after abduction from home in Kulgam

Policeman killed after abduction from home in Kulgam

Anantnag: A trainee police constable, promoted recently after serving as a Special Police Officer (SPO), was found dead Saturday afternoon a day after he was abducted by unidentified gunmen from his home in Kulgam district. The slain policeman has been identified as Muhammad Saleem Shah, resident of Motelhama village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A […]

Police, army brass meets in south Kashmir to tackle militancy threat

Police, army brass meets in south Kashmir to tackle militancy threat

Anantnag: Top police and army officers put their heads together, here in Kulgam district, on Tuesday to take stock of the security situation and think of ways for its “betterment”, amid a steep rise in the number of youth picking up arms in south Kashmir. The south Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian […]

Business in South Kashmir towns hit hard, courtesy traffic diversion

Business in South Kashmir towns hit hard, courtesy traffic diversion

ANANTNAG: By-passed by the new, widened alignment of national highway, shopkeepers in some major towns of South Kashmir have been hit hard as their businesses witnessed a big slump. Worst affected by the new arrangement are shopkeepers in Khannabal, Bijbehara in Anantnag district and Awantipora, Pampore in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. The new alignment […]

Bullet in his neck, teenager stares at uncertain future

Bullet in his neck, teenager stares at uncertain future

Anantnag: With a bullet embedded deep into his neck, right next to the jugular vein, and doctors “hesitant” about a surgery, 18-year-old Ubaid Shabir Bhat stares at an uncertain future. Ubaid, a BA Ist-year student at Government Degree College Anantnag, is son of a small time apple farmer, Shabir Ahmad Bhat, from K Kalan village […]

13 year old Andleeb was killed trying to save Shakir

13 year old Andleeb was killed trying to save Shakir

Anantnag: As sloganeering and stone pelting reverberated in Havoora village of Kulgam district on Saturday following alleged vandalism by army, Ali Muhammad Mokdam locked his family, wife and three daughters, inside his house. As the family keenly listened to whatever was happening outside, the slogans of defiance soon fell silent as army guns roared. The […]

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