Elections not possible, assembly must be dissolved: Omar

Elections not possible, assembly must be dissolved: Omar

Anantnag: Vice President of the National Conference (NC) and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that the holding of assembly elections any time soon in the state is “not possible”. Omar was talking to media persons after meeting party leaders and workers here in Dak Bungalow area of Anantnag town. Omar said that […]

Firing on police, CRPF patrol in Pulwama village

Firing on police, CRPF patrol in Pulwama village

Anantnag: Militants fired at a group of police and CRPF in Dalipora village of Pulwama district on Sunday, but no loss of life or injury was reported in the incident. According to sources, bike-borne militants opened fire at a joint patrol of police and paramilitary in Dalipora. The attack took place at about 1:20 in […]

Anantnag venerate Bashir Lashkari on his first death anniversary

Anantnag venerate Bashir Lashkari on his first death anniversary

Anatnag: A complete shutdown was observed across Kokernag belt and some other parts of Anantnag district on Sunday to commemorate the first death anniversary of local Lashkar commander Bashir Ahmad Wani alias Lashkari. Lashkari was killed during a gunfight with government forces, along with a Pakistani national, Abu Maa’z, in Breenthi village of Dialgam in […]

People protest death of woman in Bijbhehra

People protest death of woman in Bijbhehra

Bijbehara: Police on Sunday used tear smoke shells to disperse the people protesting against the death of a local lady by a speeding vehicle-here in Takibal area of Bijbehara, located along the ‘apple valley’ road to Pahalgam. The 35 year old lady-mother of four children-has been identified as Fahmeeda Akhtar, wife of Ghulam Muhammad Shah, […]

Only 1 militant killed in Pulwama gunfight, 2 escaped

Only 1 militant killed in Pulwama gunfight, 2 escaped

Anantnag: A day after claiming to have killed all three militants holed up in a house in Pulwama district, government forces said that only one body was retrieved from the debris of the blown-up house early Saturday morning; the two other militants had not died but fled. The slain militant was identified as Sajad Ahmad […]

Four major water supply schemes in limbo in Anantnag

Four major water supply schemes in limbo in Anantnag

ANANTNAG: Four major water supply schemes in Anantnag district – aimed at providing potable drinking water to at least 75 villages – have not seen any work for more than six years now. The water supply schemes include Watnar, Dachnipora, Shangus and Tantraypora. They were sanctioned in the year 2008 – with an estimated cost […]

2,995 yatris reach base camps from Jammu

2,995 yatris reach base camps from Jammu

Anantnag: Amid unprecedented security, about 3,000 pilgrims of the Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra (SAJY) on Wednesday reached the two base camps in Pahalgam (Anantnag district) and Baltal (Ganderbal district). The pilgrims were flagged off from Jammu early morning by the two advisors to the Governor, BB Vyas and K Vijay Kumar, and the new Chief […]

Massive funeral for slain Lashkar commander in Kulgam

Massive funeral for slain Lashkar commander in Kulgam

Family of killed civilian maintains he was shot 2 kms from encounter site Anantnag: Those who witnessed it described it to be the biggest funeral gathering since the throng at Burhan Wani’s. Amid a complete shutdown in Sopat village of Kulgam district, tens of thousands attended the funeral prayers of slain Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander, Sakoor […]

LeT commander, Pak militant killed in Kulgam gunfight; civilian youth dies of bullet injury

LeT commander, Pak militant killed in Kulgam gunfight; civilian youth dies of bullet injury

Third militant surrendered: Police Anantnag: A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander was killed along with a Pakistani militant in an encounter with government forces in Chidder village of Kulgam district on Sunday. A civilian youth died of bullet injuries that police said were sustained in “cross-fire” but locals said were due to government forces opening fire on […]