Clashes break out during CASO in north Kashmir’s Sopore

Sopore: Clashes have erupted in Tujjar area of this north Kashmir township, where government forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) this afternoon. Groups of youth hit the streets in Tujjar Shareef and staged a protest when government forces were carrying out house-to-house searches in the area, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Government forces, they […]

Protests erupt during CASO in south Kashmir’s Khudwani

Protests erupt during CASO in south Kashmir’s Khudwani

Srinagar: Violent protests broke out this afternoon during a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Government forces appeared in Wani Mohalla of Khudwani, Kulgam this afternoon and launched a CASO, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. The locals, witnesses said resisted the search operation and tried to stage a protest. […]

Shutdown in Valley, greetings from Afridi on I-Day

Shutdown in Valley, greetings from Afridi on I-Day

SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown was observed on Wednesday in entire Kashmir Valley, while official functions were held within garrisoned venues to celebrate 72nd I-Day. Pakistan cricket star Shahid Afridi on Wednesday wished India on her Independence Day. He said he hoped that from this year onwards both India and Pakistan will work to resolve issues […]

Ironies of plenty: Classes empty in Baramulla as schools opened in excess of need

Ironies of plenty: Classes empty in Baramulla as schools opened in excess of need

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Indicating the sorry state of affairs in the School Education Department, several classes at schools in many education zones of Baramulla district have zero enrolment, sources revealed. In the ongoing academic session, 2018-19, the entire Class 6th “is missing” at Middle School, Sriwarpora, in the district’s Nihalpora education zone, a teacher posted […]

Mobile, internet service restored in Kashmir

Srinagar: Authorities have lifted blockade on mobile and internet service in Srinagar and other major towns of the Valley after snapping it in view of August 15 celebrations in the state. Mobile and 2G, 3G and 4G internet services have been restored this afternoon by all private cellular companies and the state run BSNL in […]

Travel agent accused of duping Hajj aspirants

Travel agent accused of duping Hajj aspirants

Srinagar: Some two dozen Hajj aspirants who had booked for the pilgrimage through a Srinagar based private operator have alleged the operator of duping them. As per pilgrims, they have paid the entire package cost to Behreen Travels Private Limited, but have not been provided tickets and accommodation documents by the operator. The travel operator, […]

Aug 14: Celebrations held in south Kashmir

Suhail A Shah Anantnag: Massive celebrations on the eve of Pakistan Independence Day were held Tuesday evening in different parts of South Kashmir, Anantnag town and Tral villages in particular. As per reports the celebrations started in Anantnag early evening as a Pakistani flag hovered in the air tied to hot air balloons, in Sher […]

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